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Apps Roundup – July 8, 2016

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

Blast Blitz

Price: Free • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 54.7 MB

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Blast Blitz takes the mechanics of nineties favorite Bomberman and turns it into a modern endless maze runner. Drop and kick bombs to blow up walls and bad guys to forge yourself a path through an infinite array of obstacles. Watch out, this high-score chaser can get pretty addictive!


Super Stickman Golf 3

Price: Free • Version: 1.1 • Size: 92.2 MB

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The third iteration of the popular cartoon golf game doesn’t hold back, with improved graphics and tons of new features and game modes. Crazy power-ups, courses filled with portals and gravity wells, collectibles, plus a new spin mechanic give this game a lot of added depth.


Soon – the Everyday Bucket List

Price: Free • Version: 2.7.1 • Size: 28.7 MB

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Soon is for all the want to do’s in your life: movies, music, restaurants, games, podcasts, tv series, books, cafés and clubs, and it’s designed to make it simple for you to discover, remember, arrange and share these things.


Price: Free • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 13.4 MB

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A new app from the creators of the addictive Mr Jump to help you create simple frame-by-frame animations. Though the drawing tools are fairly simple, it’s got a smart interface for working on animations and a community to share your best creations with. Plus themed contests and a gallery of other users’ work!


Galaxy Groove

Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.1.3 • Size: 69.8 MB

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Bring life to the Galaxy through the power of music! Jump, swim, bounce, fly, and dance your way through 10 unique planets using simple one-tap controls. An addictive rhythm-action game with with tons of unlockable robots and a sweet soundtrack.



Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.1 • Size: 494 MB

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Read is a 20-lesson program designed to help kindergarten and elementary school children (4–8 age range) acquire reading skills in a fun and progressive way, using the phonics method and the whole language method. Read is aimed at children learning to read for the first time, and takes them to the 2nd-grade level in reading.


Deadman Diaries

Price: $0.99/£0.79 • Version: 1.3 • Size: 21.7 MB

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A quick, accessible entry into the world of choose-your-own-adventure gamebooks. Immerse yourself in a neo-noir thriller told through the medium of diary entries, as you make all the tough decisions which will shape the story. The game gives you the choice of saving the protagonist, or trying to get him killed in as many ways as possible!