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Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.

Brickies

Price: Free • Version: 1.0.4 • Size: 85.3MB

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A well-polished action-puzzle game that takes the classic brick breaker genre and mixes in some modern mechanics with cute sound and graphics. It’s got tons of levels and some cool power-ups to keep things interesting.

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Switch Up

Price: Free • Version: 2 • Size: 34.1MB

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A highly playable one-tap high score game – like Pong for the iPhone generation. Tap to pass the ball back and forth between a series of constantly moving panels. Sounds simple, but the difficulty very quickly ramps up…

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Retype

Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 2.0 • Size: 23.9MB

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A “typography photo editor” from the studio behind the acclaimed apps Repix, Relook and Camu. Turn your text into stylish typographic artwork, with tons of presets and customizable effects, fonts and backgrounds.

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Monument Valley

Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 2.3.0 • Size: 275MB

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A beautiful, surreal journey through impossible architecture. Our only real issue with this puzzle game on release was its relative shortness. One lengthy expansion pack and a completely free bonus chapter later, we’re pretty much out of complaints. One of the App Store’s must-play games.

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Cameo

Price: Free • Version: 2.0.1 • Size: 77.2MB

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From the team behind Vimeo, an app that lets you edit your video clips into cinematic mini-movies with high quality themes, cool visual effects and professional soundtracks. The update brings a bunch of performance improvements, plus some brand new content.

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Bowling Central

Price: $2.992.29  Free • Version: 2.0 • Size: 70.5MB

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Feature-packed bowling game with 3D graphics, physics simulation and a whole host of crazy challenges. And the coolest part? If you have an Apple TV, you can play on the big screen using the iPhone’s motion controls. Its currently on sale, and has been updated with 45 new levels and local multiplayer.

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Halftone 2

Price: $1.991.49  Free • Version: 1.4.4 • Size: 60.5MB

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Halftone 2 helps to turn your photos into unique comic strips and scrap books. With a huge set of page layouts to get you started, plus cartoon-style captions, stamps, speech balloons and fonts. It even works with video, and its currently free!

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