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Best new apps and games – Feb 18, 2017

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It’s been a good week for app releases – here’s our pick of the bunch. Whether your looking for a time-manipulating puzzle game or an app to help avoid the problem of running out of storage space on your device, we’ve got you covered. And that’s just for starters – there’s also a new messaging platform, a quirky music maker, a spaced-out puzzler, and a relaxing app inspired by Where’s Waldo. Many of these have already been featured by Apple, so you know they’re good. Read on for more!


Price: $1.99/£1.99  • Version: 1.1 • Size: 165 MB

Causality is a puzzle game about manipulating time, altering the sequence of events and changing the outcome of each level. Set across strange and alien landscapes, help a group of stranded astronauts find a route to safety. Travel through time, work with your past selves and solve paradoxes as you take on this uniquely challenging puzzler.



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 34.3 MB

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TwIM is a clean, modern messaging experience, powered by Twitter Direct Messages. Using Twitter Direct Messages powers up the messaging experience, by having a massive network of your friends already in-place. No need to fill in contact details for everyone, or convince your friends to use a specific app. Just search and find people you know, then message them.


Hidden Folks

Price: $3.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.02 • Size: 113 MB

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Search for hidden folks in hand-drawn, interactive, miniature landscapes. Unfurl tent flaps, cut through bushes, slam doors, and poke some crocodiles! A strip of targets shows you what to look for. Tap a target for a hint, and find enough to unlock the next area.


Street Music Academy

Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 217 MB

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A game that triggers excitement, rhythm and imagination! Who said that to learn music you need a musical instrument? With Street Music Academy every object is perfect for unleashing the rocker in you! Bottles, boxes, shoe laces, skateboards, glass bottles and even your belly will be your instruments. Everything is music!



Price: $2.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 117 MB

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Travel through nebulas, survive black holes, and explore a vibrant universe, all while discovering hidden treasures and uncovering ancient artifacts in this visually enticing journey of survival and growth. Evergrow is a dynamic cosmic adventure featuring fresh physics-based gameplay and fluid multi-touch mechanics, where you must help a block-like lifeform grow to become as big as possible.



Price: $2.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.2 • Size: 19.9 MB

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Are you tired of getting “Storage Almost Full” alerts when you try to record THE moment? Moment let you record as long as you want as if it has endless storage – but will only capture the last 5 or 10 seconds based on your choice. All you have to do is just hold your camera while you’re waiting for THE moment to strike.