Some great apps from Disney and other companies have been released this past week. Rovio also dispensed an update for their seminal Angry Birds Go racer. Today, we look at the top 10 new apps of the week from our own Good e-Reader App Store.
FarmVille 2: Country Escape – Farm at your own pace, whether you have 30 seconds or 30 minutes. Play with friends or on your own in our new Anonymous Mode: Facebook not required. You can also play when not connected to the internet. Join a Farm Co-Op to trade and share, and go on Farm Adventures to collect rare goods. Now, you can finally play FarmVille anytime… anywhere. Best of all, it’s free!
Ustream – Watch live video and broadcast live on your phone or tablet – anytime, anywhere!
Smash Hit – Take a surreal journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music and smash everything in your path! This experience requires focus, concentration, and timing to not only travel as far as you can, but also break the beautiful glass objects that stand in your way.
Vinylmation: Create Your Own – Unleash your inner artist when you design and decorate a custom Vinylmation character! Paint, accessorize, and apply decals to blank Mickey or Minnie molds. Then save your creation to build your own Vinylmation collection.
Crazy Taxi Free – Hey hey, come on over and have some fun with Crazy Taxi! Barrel through traffic packed streets, hurdle off parking garages, and crazy combo your way to crazy money in a wild frantic race to scare up the most fares. In Crazy Taxi, time is money, and only the craziest cabbies come out victorious.
Catch the Candies – A group of lovely pets are given a tour in your mysterious candy factory and it is your job to feed them the candies and make them happy. The goal of the game is very simple but how you do that is what makes the game a treat in its own right. The candy will bounce off multiple pegs, each hit adding up points and changing the direction of the candy to the bottom pets.
Atari’s Greatest Hits – Relive the Golden Age of Gaming with a collection of the most popular retro games from the 70s and 80s. This extensive catalog pays homage to each of the originals, with controls designed to mimic what Atari fans remember from 30 years ago! For those who love the classic gaming experience, this handheld breakthrough is sure to guarantee hours of fun.
Squiggle Racer 8 Bit Race Game – Do you like games that are REALLY hard, yes REALLY hard?? Did you find the Flappy Bird game / clone WAY too easy… good, this game is for you! Don’t think it’s as easy as it looks! Yes, it’s that hard, you might not get a single lap in without a bit of practice, but once you do, its just oh sooooo sweet!!
Episode – Choose Your Story – Welcome to Episode: your home for interactive, visual stories, where as the player YOU choose what path your character takes!
Shaw Go: Movie Central – With Shaw Go and the Movie Central app, Shaw and Shaw Direct Movie Central subscribers can now get instant, on-the-go access to recent box office hits, popular HBO and Showtime series and more. Over 800 titles available – anytime, anywhere.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.