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Best new apps and games – Nov 5, 2016

Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Great apps, great games, the lot! This week’s roundup of App Store delights includes productivity tools, hard-as-nails games and a great app for little ones. Read on for more!

Epic Orchestra

Price: FREE (+ optional IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 54.7 MB

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Epic Orchestra is a swipe-based rhythm game with an awesome classical music score. You’re the Maestro conducting the orchestra as they perform music from legendary composers such as Grieg, Beethoven, Mozart, and more. Feel the beat as you progress your way through various rhythmic challenges. With Epic Orchestra, you’ll connect to these classic tunes like never before as you swipe your pixel baton left, right, up, and down.



Price: FREE (+ optional subscription) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 4.4 MB

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Bear is a beautiful, flexible writing app for crafting notes and prose. Bear is perfect for everything from quick notes, to code snippets, to in-depth essays. A focus mode helps you concentrate, and advanced Markdown and other markup options are an online writer’s best friend. Full in-line image support brings your writing to life, and keep yourself on task by adding todos to individual notes.



Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 439 MB

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The new game from the makers of the fiendishly difficult Mr Jump (read our review) is here. Help Nekosan and his friends to run, slide, wall jump, and fly through dozens of devilish levels. And all of this with one finger!


Me by Tinybop

Price: $2.99/£2.49 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 192 MB

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Me by Tinybop is a safe space for kids. A series of fun, inspiring prompts guides kids to make a dynamic self-portrait. Create avatars for yourself, your BFFs, family, and pets. Write crazy jokes, silly songs, or wild poems. Share your likes and dislikes, LOLs, wishes, and secrets. Doodle your favorite things. Imagine your future. Remember your dreams. Write, draw, and record anything and everything.



Price: $2.99/£2.49 • Version: 1.0.3 • Size: 153 MB

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Guide Roofie through gorgeous, meditative rooftops and try to get the right color energy balls into the proper slots to solve the puzzle. But beware — the architecture changes as you interact with it so think ahead. Every step you take may lead you closer to the goal, or trap you on the roof forever.



Price: Free • Version: 1.3.2 • Size: 12.9 MB

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