Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.
Price: $7.99/£5.99 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 516 MB
A roleplaying game that can teach you about the concepts of chemistry. Aimed at kids (and adults!) aged 10+, this is the first educational RPG we’ve seen grace the App Store. A sinister plot and gameplay mechanics with depth ensure this is a great game as well as a learning tool.
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.81 • Size: 92.2 MB
Part adventure, part platformer and a hint of puzzle game. Mimpi Dreams is an adorable look into a dog’s dreams, which you must manipulate to help Mimpi become a hero. It’s a joyful, casual game that’s easy to play.
Doctor Who: Comic Creator
Price: Free (+optional IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 90.2 MB
Get creative with this official app from the BBC. You can make and read Doctor Who comics, as well as design your own monsters and read up on characters from the TV show. Anything’s possible with the library of classic Doctors, villains and objects.
Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 76.4 MB
From the acclaimed studio behind the excellent Does Not Commute and Smash Hit games comes a new type of puzzler. The gameplay can be boiled down to connecting colored dots in space, but the insanely fast pace and constantly moving elements make this an intensely strategic game requiring both quick wits and quick fingers.
TomTom GO Mobile
Price: Free (+optional IAP) • Version: 1.0.3 • Size: 113 MB
The famous car navigation system has simplified its mobile offering with a new app that delivers all its great route planning, offline map and real-time traffic features for free! Well, sort of. The first 50 miles per month are free – if you expect to travel a lot you can nab the unlimited plan as an in-app purchase for $19.99/year.
Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 48.4 MB
A music creation app designed to inspire new musical ideas. Easily combine original professional sounds across a wide array of genres. Tweak your sounds using beautiful touchable waveforms, and make your ideas even more unique. Record your vocals and instruments, and bring your ideas to life within minutes. Will increase in price after a few days, so grab it quick!