This week’s Fastest Movers include a whole new spin on angry avians, with Angry Birds Epic, and two spanking-new games: VVVVVV and Jupiter Jump.
Hidden Objects: Mystery Crimes World Games (Free) - This hidden-object puzzler takes you on crime-solving adventures in Rio de Janeiro. (Mobilewalla Score: 91/100)
WatchESPN (Free - for cable subscribers with ESPN)* - With all the basketball and soccer excitement recently, the WatchESPN app has leapt up the charts. (Score: 91/100)
Angry Birds Epic (Free)* - The Angry Birdies are now venturing into more complex territory: a turn-based role-playing-game adventure in a land full of green, snorting, egg-stealing pigs.(Score: 90/100)
VVVVVV ($2.99)* - VVVVVV is a retro platformer that came to PCs in 2010 and is a cult favorite. It’s outrageously difficult and involves reversals of gravity. (Brand new - no score yet)
Jupiter Jump (Free) - This action game is a jumper where your character, an astronaut, negotiates a harsh alien landscape full of mines. (Brand new - no score yet)
Dark Avenger (Free)* - This massively multiplayer online RPG finds the player in a fantasy world where he or she plays an archer, Templar, berserker or sorceress. (Score: 96/100)
Atlantis Adventure: Match - 3 (Free)* - Atlantis Adventure is a match-three game with beautiful graphics. Combine jewels to see a kaleidoscope of color. (Score: 92/100)
Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN (Free) - Solitaire TriPeaks is a fun version of traditional solitaire with a tropical theme and fun bonuses and characters. (Score: 92/100)
Party Slots (Free) - This game invites you and your friends to a social-based slots party where your avatar competes to become the slots-winning V.I.P. of the party. (Score: 89/100)
Stickman Creative Killer (Free) - This shooter features the player killing opponents to rescue a kidnapped friend. Creativity is required to progress and succeed. (Score: 75/100)
Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to rank every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are ranked using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, staff recommendations and position within the category. Mobilewalla calculates fastest rising apps in real time. These are the apps that are gaining most in popularity among users each week. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla. © 2014 Wordster, Inc., Distributed by King Features Syndicate