Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps announced. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Bazinga Systems has announced Camel Race 1.0, their new game for iOS devices. The US$1.99 app (on sale for $0.99 for a limited time) simulates a funfair attraction. You’ll have to insert the ball in the holes to make your camel move, trying to be the first to cross the finish line. You can play alone in single player mode with 20 different levels or try the multiplayer mode via GameCenter where you can invite your friends to join the race or use the Auto-Match feature of GameCenter and play against people all over the world.
Games Cafe has introduced Sally’s Spa HD 1.0 for iPad. In the $4.99, Sally is on a mission to provide relaxation and rejuvenation to customers in exotic locations around the globe as she builds her spa business. Players perform a wide range of spa services, including facials, manicures, bath bombs, hot stone massages and more. Sally’s Spa HD takes full advantage of the new capabilities offered by Apple’s iOS 4.2 operating system, including Apple’s Game Center and fast app switching.
Robot Communications, one of Japan’s leading production companies and a 2009 Academy Award Winner for its animated short film, “La Maison En Petits Cubes,” has published Stray Sheep: Poe’s Christmas, an interactive e-book app for the iPad. Based on the tales of Poe, a beloved Japanese cartoon character, Stray Sheep: Poe’s Christmas sees Poe, a small, naïve, independent, and curious ram getting into the most unpredictable situations during the Christmas holidays. The app costs US$6.99; there’s also a free, “lite” version for the iPhone and iPod touch.
SKH Apps has announced Very Simple Game 1.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The $0.99 “pushes memory and focus to its limits, but in a very simple way.” Version 1.1 adds two more levels and three ranks in each level. Now users will get ranks based on getting 25, 50 and 100 correct in a row on each level.
Smart Apps Solutions has released Black Friday Wish 2.1 for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s a free for planning your Black Friday Shopping trip. It receives a consistent feed of sale information and locations. Deals are sorted by gender, category and more. It has a search tool built-in and also ways to share using Facebook, Twitter and email.