by Brent Dirks
June 5, 2014
Apple has made a great choice for its latest App of the Week. The spectacular thriller Republique can now be downloaded for free until next Thursday, June 12. The engaging game sees you help a mysterious young woman named Hope, who a trapped inside an oppressive and totalitarian state. Gamers are tasked with hacking into the nation’s massive surveillance network to help guide Hope to safety. Featuring a number of RPG elements, the game offers difficult puzzles and a complex strategy. Along with the beautiful visuals, the score does a great job setting the haunting mood. Even though the game isn’t for the faint of heart, the unique one-touch control system is easy to master. Republique is a universal app designed for both the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad/iPad mini. There are a number of in-app purchases available, including a $4.99 cost for the second episode of the game, Metamorphosis. Three more episodes of the game will be released later this year. For other recent app news, see: Apalon Apps Launches Camera Fx8 Free On The App Store, Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock Gets A Backup Alarm Feature, Philips Hue Support, and Robot Invader Updates Wind-up Knight 2, Adds New 'Brimstone Deep' Levels And More.