Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.
The Beggar’s Ride
Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 347 MB
One night an old man found a mysterious mask; a key to a world hidden on the other side of the rain. It was destined for a hero, a champion, a saviour, but the old man was just a beggar. Uncover the secrets held within the mask as you journey through strange and beautiful lands wielding god like powers over the world around you and discover the truth behind who The Beggar really is! The Beggar’s Ride is a unique and innovative Platform Puzzle Adventure Game where the player can manipulate the environment to solve puzzles in a deep and intriguing story of discovery.
Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 72.5 MB
A magic music app that composes a unique melody for every single photo. By analyzing the changes in hues, saturation and brightness, Melodist generates the mode, scale, chord progression and melody automatically, turning every photo into a piece of beautiful music. Elegant animation carrying the emotion of the music is also displayed when playing the music. Combining image, music and animation, Melodist creates a brand-new multi-media art form.
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 529 MB
Gemini – A Journey of Two Stars is an interactive poem and video game about two stars flying into the heavens together. You’re a star. Encountering another of your kind, you move in tandem to explore mythical spaces. Together you will twirl and surf in fluid motions, share moments of joy, overcome obstacles, and discover the meaning of your journey.
Detour 3 [UPDATE]
Price: Free (+IAP) • Version: 3.0.0 • Size: 50.8 MB
Beautifully produced GPS audio walks that take you beneath the surface of cities around the world. Whether you’re solo or syncing audio with friends, Detour is an entirely new way to experience places. Version 3 adds group sync features for touring with friends, as well as support for New York, Chicago and Los Angeles!
Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 1.34 GB
An exploration adventure and puzzle game from the award-winning creators of Machinarium and Botanicula, Samorost 3 follows a curious space gnome who uses the powers of a magic flute to travel across the cosmos in search of its mysterious origins. Visit nine unique and alien worlds teeming with colorful challenges, creatures and surprises to discover, brought to life with beautiful artwork, sound and music.
Price: Free • Version: 4.0.0 • Size: 112 MB
Free until September 13! Geekbench provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run and easy to understand, Geekbench takes the guesswork out of producing robust and reliable benchmark results.
Lifeline: Crisis Line
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.0.0 • Size: 69.2 MB
The latest in the Lifeline series of text-based interactive mystery games. A dead lawyer, a mysterious green-eyed woman, stolen crystals with unexplained powers… and it’s only your first day on the job! You’re a HelpText volunteer, and the app has just paired you with Austin homicide detective Alex Esposito. Dive headfirst into a dangerous investigation as you help Alex untangle the bizarre circumstances of a recent murder.