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Best new apps and games – April 29, 2017

We’ve delved into the App Store releases from the past week, and there are some real corkers here!

For starters, an interactive live action thriller from the UK’s Channel 4: half game and half movie. Beyond that we saw two excellent apps based around oil painting effects, each with its own unique appeal, and to top it off we’ve got two great-looking puzzle games and a super useful scanning utility. Keep reading for more details on all of the above!

The Bunker

Price: $3.99/£3.99  • Version: 1.1 • Size: 2.64 GB

The critically acclaimed console hit “The Bunker” comes to iOS, The groundbreaking live-action thriller adventure set in a real nuclear shelter, from the narrative and game designers behind The Witcher, Broken Sword and SOMA. Starring actors from “The Hobbit”, “Penny Dreadful” and “Game of Thrones.”



Price: $2.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 95.2 MB

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Give Oilist an image and it will automatically generate a genuine and unique work of art based on it. Painted for you in real time! Participate or spectate, it’s up to you, Oilist will delight! Oilist comes with 18 infinitely customizable styles; from impressionist to abstract.


The Office Quest

Price: Free (+IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 560 MB

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Not all heroes wear capes…. some prefer fluffy onesies. The Office Quest is a point & click adventure for all you people who just cannot stay in the office any longer! Surprisingly handy objects + your beautiful sharp mind = a clear path towards freedom!


Olli by TinRocket

Price: $2.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 45.1 MB

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Olli instantly turns your everyday moments into hand-drawn art and animations. Watch everything around you turn into an animated movie with Olli’s live preview, using 6 pre-set styles, each designed to bring a storybook quality to everything around you.



Price: $1.99/£1.99 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 13.2 MB

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Antitype is a game all about opposites. With a clue and your knowledge of the alphabet, you’ll change opposing letters to decipher each pair of opposite words.


Prizmo Go

Price: Free (+IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 58.9 MB

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Aim at text. Shoot. It’s yours! Prizmo Go lets you quickly grab printed text with the camera. After text is recognized in a blink of an eye, you can interact with it in many useful ways. Or just send it to other apps. Text from the original picture is revealed, and swiping through it allows fast and accurate text selection directly from the image.