Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.
Goat Simulator: Waste of Space
Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.1 • Size: 249 MB
The latest madcap Goat Simulator adventure sees you taking control of the first goat in space. Build a colony, create black holes, explore other planets, and do goat stuff. It’s a bizarre and often hilarious open world adventure, with more weird things to do than ever before.
Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Price: $6.99/£4.99 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 86.7 MB
If you’re a fan of board games, this competitive castle-building game is a must for your collection. Winner of the 2015 Mensa Mind Games award, its creators have faithfully recreated the strategic game in digital form, complete with AI opponents, training levels and a full campaign.
$4.99/£3.99 $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 25.3 MB
A potentially revolutionary third-party keyboard with a unique honeycomb layout designed specifically for touch screens. It claims to be lightning fast, with intelligent swipe gestures and personalized auto-correction. Grab it quick while the launch sale is still active!
Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 37.1 MB
Just a syllable away from the hot trend of mindfulness, this app combines hand drawn nature scenes with “psychoacoustic 3D sounds” to help you relax and reduce stress. Feel at one with nature as you sit back to enjoy the animated landscapes and calming bird song. Apparently it can recharge your mind in six seconds!
Price: Free (+IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 12.9 MB
MuseCam is a professional grade manual camera and advanced photo editor with easy tools to alter shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus. If that’s not your thing there is a nice collection of film-inspired presets to get your photos looking amazing in no time. Throw in smart adjustments for curves and colors and you’ve got yourself an impressive image editing package.
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 193 MB
A mesmerizing, mysterious puzzle game that will see you exploring an ancient sequence of slick mazes, altering your surroundings as you go to find new exits. It’s a stunning journey through time and space as you try to help Pi and her magical companion escape through a series of unique game worlds.
Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 44.9 MB
The latest gripping tale in the critically acclaimed Lifeline series of “choose your own adventure” story games. This one sees you communicating with an adventurer lost and alone in a frozen wasteland – you’re his only contact and will need to guide him to safety with your trusty decision making skills. It’s an interactive real-time story!