This week’s list includes Captain America, the App Store’s Game of the Week, and Olaf, the adorable snowman.
Twelve a Dozen, $4.99, iPad game
This puzzle game, not surprisingly, takes you on a journey through a universe of numbers. Designed for 10 to 14 year-old students.
Olaf’s Adventures, $3.99, Universal game, Offers in-app purchases
The charming snowman from “Frozen” is out with his own iOS game.
- Explore hilarious interactive tappables throughout the app
- Discover the Avalanche Game & Snowball Fight in Winter
- Unlock the Fruit Fight and Snowman Shuffle in Spring
- Find all 10 collectibles in Winter and Spring to unlock exclusive snow globes for Elsa and Anna
- Enjoy original comedy and voice work of actor Josh Gad, from the Feature Film!
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” $5.99, Movie rental
The sequel to 2011′s “Captain America: The First Avenger” is available to rent for the first time. It stars Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, and Scarlett Johansson.
Freebies of the week
Panna remains one of the most impressive cooking apps in the App Store. Featuring new recipes each month, the universal app includes videos, step-by-step instructions, and more. This is a great app to have ahead of the holiday season.
Finally, there is Bicolor, the App Store’s Game of the Week. It’s a challenging puzzle game that will leave you guessing.
Next week, we’ll be expanding our weekly column to celebrate the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Look for “How to spend a $50 iTunes gift card” on Friday, Sept. 19.