Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.
Stickman Soccer 2016
Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 91.6 MB
The latest game in the hit Stickman sports series, this is a fast paced soccer game with a focus on arcade-style fun above realism. But that doesn’t mean it lacks depth, with slick controls and pro leagues! With Euro 2016 around the corner, maybe it’s time to get your footy on?
Rush Rally 2
Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.01 • Size: 61.4 MB
Team sports not your thing? How about racing! Rush Rally 2 is an authentic rally driving simulation with incredible console quality graphics. Customize cars and compete in full championships through 72 unique stages.
Boom: Music Player
Price: Free • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 19.3 MB
Boom is a new music player that can bring extra life to your songs with its clever virual surround sound and other high quality equalizer tweaks and audio effects. Taking any music stored local on your device, the app will simulate a 3D audio experience, no matter what type of headphones you have.
It’s free for the first five days and then you pay in-app if you want to continue using the service.
OneShot for Screenshot
Price: Free • Version: 1.3 • Size: 26.2 MB
OneShot is a simple but very useful app designed to help share specific sections of articles from around the web. Simply take a screenshot of any article, and the app will prompt you to crop it, highlight any important passages, alter the colors and attribute the original source. It’s great for sharing on social media, in particular Twitter.
Price: Free • Version: 1.0.0 • Size: 9.0 MB
A creative, cryptic puzzle-solving game that challenges the player to think laterally to progress through a series of over 50 riddles. Expand your brain with these minimal neon riddles, often requiring you to manipulate your device to solve. There’s a hint system to stop it from getting too frustrating, and hidden secrets for those is need of an extra challenge…
Gboard [U.S. only]
Price: Free • Version: 1.0.0 • Size: 33.5 MB
Google have released arguably the most powerful third-party iOS keyboard yet, promising no more app switching. Without leaving a chat window, you can search the web, share your results, and find hilarious GIFs. It also has a smart emoji search to help you find those obscure emojis, and ‘glide typing’ to help you type faster. U.S. only for the moment, sadly.
Wonder – Creativity Training
Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 9.0 MB
Part app, part game, Wonder is intended to combat writer’s block and train you to become a creative genius. Through a series of word-based brain-stretching minigames it forces you to come up with new ideas and thoughts. Plus you can see other people’s fresh ideas for inspiration!