Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.
Price: $0.99/£0.79 • Version: 1.0.0 • Size: 35.3 MB
Sequel to the acclaimed Furdemption, King Rabbit puts you in charge of a royal bunny whose job it is to protect his citizens. Simple controls and cutesy graphics belie an immersive game full of intricate levels. It’s part action, part puzzle, as you fend off enemies and collect cool items.
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.81 • Size: 92.2 MB
A concept so simple we’re surprised nobody’s thought of it before: Chesster combines the classic ‘match three’ gameplay of games like Bejeweled and Candy Crush with the pieces and movements of chess – and somehow, it works!
Price: Free • Version: 1.2.2 • Size: 26.3 MB
Encryption is a hot topic right now, and if you’re concerned about the security of your email correspondence, ProtonMail offers a great solution. It’s a secure email app from Switzerland which uses advanced end-to-end encryption to ensure your emails stay private. And it’s 100% free.
Super Arc Light
Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 76.4 MB
Defend your base from incoming waves of enemies in this minimal one button shooter that takes inspiration from retro arcade classics as well as App Store favorites like Super Hexagon and Geometry Wars. It’s a game of survival as your rotate around a central base, switching directions after each burst of fire.
MotivAction [launch sale]
9.99/£ 7.99 $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 0.1 • Size: 35.6 MB
MotivAction is a weekly planner with task management and goal setting features. More than that, though, it’s intended to help you build self-discipline and actually get things done when they need to be done. Using achievements, a ‘mood booster’ and a cartoon creature called Achi, it could encourage you to become more productive.
Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.1.0 • Size: 28.7 MB
A music making app to help you quickly create great sounding electronic songs. It comes with four expressive synth and drum devices, with the promise of more to come – plus a series of playful and inspiring ‘widgets’ to make patterns and tweak your sounds even further. A fun and accessible tool from a developer whose other app (Lemur) has been used by Bjork and Daft Punk.
Price: Free (+subscription) • Version: 2.10 • Size: 52.5 MB
The latest update from arguably the best audiobook service in the world adds the ability to create ‘clips’ of your favorite audiobook passages to listen to later or share with friends. Sign up for one full audiobook per month.