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Today's Best Apps: Michael Jackson, Gasketball, Pitfall And More

Today's Best Apps: Michael Jackson, Gasketball, Pitfall And More

August 9, 2012
AppFresh Daily is now Today's Best Apps! This post features the apps we’ve noticed that have been released in the last 24 hours. Thousands of apps get approved by Apple daily and we hand select what we think are the new potential gems that we’re considering for review each day.


Draw Breaker ($0.99, 25.9 MB): The classic brick breaker game has been reinvented for the iPhone. Instead of tilting or sliding a paddle back and forth to hit the ball, you draw a paddle when you want the ball to bounce back. You can create tons of unique shots. There are 16 monsters in the game with unique abilities that you will face as you play. The game features five episodes with nine rounds in each.

Michael Jackson The Experience ($2.99, 750.4 MB): Michael Jackson The Experience is a rhythm game like no other. Reenact all of Michael Jackson's greatest music videos. There are 13 songs you will be able to choose from including Smooth Criminal, Billie Jean, Bad, and more. You will have to draw a series of shapes and beats onscreen to match the Michael Jackson avatar's choreography.


Wannabat (Free, 72.2 MB): Wannabat is an intense casual baseball game for iOS. The objective of the game is to slam the ball as hard as possible and score the most points. The game features great graphics and casual controls. There is also a multiplayer mode so you can compete against other players.

Happy Squirrels (Free, 19.0 MB): In this time management game you must keep a squirrel population satisfied. You will have to collect nuts and potions so you can purchase rooms and upgrade your tree. You can also customize your squirrels. There are tons of different rooms you can build and you can compete against other players via Game Center.

Cruel Jewels (Free, 44.5 MB): Cruel Jewels is a unique match three game for iOS. Line up three or more jewels to knock them off the board. The longer your matches, the greater you will power up other jewels. You can set off fireworks if you power up enough jewels. There are also multiple game modes available.

Kingdoms & Lords (Free, 39.5 MB): Kingdom & Lords is a strategy game for iOS. The objective of the game is to build a kingdom and train a powerful army so that you can conquer new lands. You must attack neighbors to expand your base, harvest crops, and raise animals to gain food and money. You can also challenge your friends in this game.

Crazy Football ($0.99, 48.8 MB): While the Euro 2012 is long gone, you can still relive the tournament with this unofficial football simulator for iOS. There are 16 nations you can play as in two different game modes. The game features three difficulty levels and the ability to control the ball with the accelormeter.

PITFALL!™ ($0.99, 45.5 MB): Inspired by the 1982 classic, Pitall! has been redesigned for iOS. In this endless running game you play as Pitfall Harry and must race through jungles, caves, native village, and more while avoiding all sorts of obstacles and traps. You will have to jump, slide, and use your whip.

DMBX 2 - Mountain Bike and BMX ($1.99, 195.0 MB): DMBX 2 is a cycling game for iOS. In this game you must race against other people on your bike and perform stunts for additional points. You can hone your skills in QuickPlay mode or win major races in Career mode. There is also a detailed tutorial so that you can get accustomed to the games controls.

Sticky Linky ($0.99, 47.5 MB): Sticky Linky is a twist on the classic match three game. You must match a cluster of colored globs, which will turn them into funny faces. Then, match the created faces to collect them. Once you collect all the colored heads you will pass the level. The game features 54 challenging levels and two different game modes.

Chimpact ($0.99, 48.1 MB): Chimpact is a casual arcade game for iOS. All you have to do is launch a monkey all the way up a tree, collect bananas, and arrive at your home. Along the way there will be several secret gems that you can pick up depending on where you launched the monkey. You can also unlock costumes for your chimp, buy new chimps, and a lot more.

Super Mole Escape ($0.99, 124.4 MB): Escape from prison by burrowing your way out in Super Mole Escape for iOS. There are seven playable prisoners to unlock. Gain as much speed as possible and steer clear of that pesky warden. You can also compete against friends. The game generates a new track every time you play.

Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast ($1.99, 49.0 MB): The Ghostbusters are back in this augmented reality game for iOS. The objective of the game is to battle ghosts in your neighborhood. The game makes use of the iPhone, or iPad gyroscope to offer an immersive experience. There are tons of ghosts to hunt and collect. The game only works on devices with a gyroscope and camera.


Gasketball™ (Free, 46.0 MB): Gasketball will change the way you play basketball. The objective of the game is to get the ball in the hoop through a series elaborate contraptions. You may have to toss the ball into a teleporter, bounce it off a rail, and then go through a hoop. You will be shown how to perform each shot and the better you manage to replicate the shot, the more points you will score.

That’s it for today. Did we miss anything?

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