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Best new apps and games – March 11, 2017

Apple has just kicked off indie games week, so it’s no surprise to see some great new games in our roundup this week. But if that’s not your jam, there’s also a premium music-maker, a GIF-tastic virtual reality experiment, and the iPhone’s answer to channel surfing. Scroll down for more info on our picks of the week!

Mushroom 11

Price: $4.99/£4.99  • Version: 1.11 • Size: 463 MB

As life struggles to gain a foothold in a devastated world, a new lifeform emerges from the rubble. Mold yourself into any shape as you explore this strange, challenging landscape. The eerily beautiful visuals are complemented by the ethereal music of electronica legend The Future Sound of London.



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 162 MB

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The GIPHY Museum of GIF Art is the first ever virtual reality GIF art museum. The current exhibition in the MoGA is Loop Dreams, the accompaniment to our 2016 IRL exhibition. Works by 20 artists are exhibited in a beautiful, nonlinear environment. The MoGA is compatible with any mobile VR viewer, including the Mona Mask, and can also be enjoyed as a 2D 360 experience.


Kingdom: New Lands

Price: $9.99/£9.99 • Version: 1.2.2 • Size: 169 MB

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The award-winning and IGF Excellence in Design nominated game Kingdom is now available on mobile! Kingdom: New Lands asks you to puzzle things out on your own. You’ll come across items, NPCs, and mysterious statues to help you but you’ll have to figure out just how exactly they’ll aide you in building and defending your Kingdom.



Price: $19.99/£19.99 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 25.6 MB

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LayR is a massively polyphonic, multi-timbral synthesizer for iPad and iPhone, optimized for modern 64 bit devices delivering up to 256 voices of rich, multi-layered and textured sounds.


Pocket Arcade

Price: Free • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 237 MB

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Colorful, simple, and whimsically fun, Pocket Arcade brings the physical arcade experience to players’ fingertips! With beloved and popular mini-games reinvented for the small screen, experience your favorite arcade games whenever you wish.



Price: Free • Version: 1.2 • Size: 18.8 MB

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A 24/7 stream of the best videos online. Neverthink makes finding what to watch online as easy as turning on a TV – just surf through the channels, switch off your brain, and enjoy!