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Today's Best Apps: Rivals At War: 2084 And CSI: Miami Heat Wave

Today's Best Apps: Rivals At War: 2084 And CSI: Miami Heat Wave

July 19, 2013
The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday. Remember: Even though in-app purchases typically require your iTunes Store password for processing, you can further prevent them and other unauthorized actions by enabling local restrictions using the passcode locked iOS parental controls


Rivals at War: 2084 by Hothead Games Inc. (Free, 47.0 MB): The acclaimed card collection tactical strategy game leaps forward in time where you're not fighting battles of planetary proportions. Assembled your galactic squad of heroes and succeed in missions, such as destroying powerful AI computers, spanning dozens of planets. In addition to a new environment, this sequel offers more rewards, including daily challenges, and even more play modes. Something of a bonus campaign, the story mode has you completing objectives located on 75 different planets. However, what may be far more exciting to fans is the Rival mode, where you compete head-to-head against a friend. The features that transferred through the time jump include a dynamic third-person camera system during battle scenes, team customization, level-up system, power-up-style card packs, and Game Center integration.

CSI: Miami Heat Wave by Ubisoft (Free, 41.6 MB): Prove that you can be one of Miami's top crime scene investigators in this adventure puzzler based on the hit television series. As the criminal activity begins to heat up in south FL, the CSI team needs another member, and you've made the recruitment cut. Help uncover and collect evidence at the scene, then head back to the lab for evidence processing before paying your new suspects a little visit. Patience is a virtue as you slowly and carefully make your way through each process, including asking the right questions to get the scum to spill the beans. The game features comic book-style graphics and storytelling, iconic locations, plenty of cases to solve, as well as both Facebook and Game Center integration.

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