Our column this week features a number of impressive games, a tribute to Joan Rivers, and more.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War, $4.99, Universal game, Offers in-app purchases
This popular adventure game on Steam is finally available for iOS.
Cycloramic, $1.99, Universal app
First seem on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Cycloramic was recently updated. Version 1.1 adds the ability to capture a 180-degree panorama in less than three seconds, just by swiping your iPhone in any direction. It also includes improved panorama capture optimization.
“I Hate Everyone… Starting with Me – Deluxe (Enhanced Edition),” $12.99, E-Book
Joan Rivers, dubbed the queen of comedy, left us this week, but her jokes, insight, and occasional words that created controversy live on. This 2012 autobiography will make you laugh, scream, and sometimes sigh.
GREG – A Mathematical Puzzle Game, $0.99, iPhone game
Launched earlier this week, GREG may look simple, but it really is not. Its goal: to enhance your mental flexibility.
Super Hexagon, $2.99, Universal game
Still going strong two years after it was first released, Super Hexagon in a minimal action game by Terry Cavanagh, with music by Chipzel.
Freebies of the week
The Met – The Official App of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC is packed full of features, including:
- Listings of current exhibitions and daily events at both the Main Building and The Cloisters
- Ability to purchase Museum admission, Membership, and event tickets
- Recommended must-sees, from artworks to architecture
- Lists of off-beat and family-friendly artworks to to spark inspiration
- A special section for Members with upcoming events and opportunities
Finally, WunderStation – Weather from your neighborhood offers an in-depth view of your local weather. It’s one of those apps you can’t believe is free.