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Weekly Apps Roundup – May 7

Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.

Sea Hero Quest

Price: Free • Version: 1.0.6 • Size: 119 MB

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A collaboration of game designers and scientists produced Sea Hero Quest, a magical ocean journey designed to test your navigational skills by tracking sea creatures across a map. It’s free, and playing for just a few minutes directly contributes to important dementia research!


My Koi

Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 86.2 MB

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Collect. Grow. Nurture. Escape. Part game, part relaxation app, My Koi is best described as a fish pond simulator. Collect and customize unique fish, feed them, watch them swim and grow. Lose yourself in the calm of the pond, with its beautiful 3D graphics and atmospheric sounds.


The Rock Clock

Price: Free • Version: 1.0.2 • Size: 72.0 MB

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A motivational alarm clock from popular wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Set yourself a personal goal and wake-up time, and prepare yourself for a morning message from The Rock himself. Worth checking out just for the range of amusing alarm tones. Oh, and there’s no snooze button. You get up when you’re supposed to get up!


Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 110 MB

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The latest title from the makers of the award-winning Lumino City combines pinball and painting to create a relaxing art game that also houses some decent tactical challenges. The aim of each stage is to hit the colored blocks with the pinball, releasing dynamic splodges of color which can be different every time depending on how you play.


Quik by GoPro [UPDATE]

Price: Free • Version: 3.2 • Size: 105 MB

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The popular video editing app Replay has rebranded as part of the GoPro team in a big update that makes the app completely free. It edits photos, videos and music together to create awesome movies with slick effects and transitions. Quik does a lot of the hard editing work automatically, which makes this one of the fastest ways to make great video content!



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 42.2 MB

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Race against the clock to reach the top of a series of highrise buildings, to confront a strange alien creature on the rooftop. Leap from ledge to ledge without falling, collect boosts to help you on your way and don’t run out of oxygen! This is a ‘flopcore’ game with purposefully difficult ragdoll physics, and the result is a tricky, satisfying and very amusing experience.



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 22.2 MB

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If a picture is worth 1000 words, how many is an Animated GIF worth? Whatever the answer, this new third-party keyboard from GIPHY provides a super easy way to browse and share GIFs right from your keyboard, allowing you to drop amusing pics straight into texts and emails!