The following apps are a selection of highly rated favorites that have players defending their turf from otherworldly invaders. Choose from solo shooters and team challenges. Make-believe opponents include aliens, rubber ducks and zombies.Apple apps N.O.V.A. 3 ($6.99)* — You play a soldier exiled from Earth but called back home to recapture the world from aliens. (Score: 99/100) Duck Shoot by Carnival Labs (Free) — This app is a classic carnival-type shooter; aim at the duckies as they pop up at ever-increasing speeds. (Score: 88/100)Android apps Monster Shooter (Free)* — In this app, your cat has been stolen by aliens. To get the kitty back, you will have to shoot a bunch of alien monsters. (Score: 99/100) Western Mini Shooter (Free) — When aliens and ninjas threaten the Old West, there’s only one thing for a gunfighter to do: Blast them varmints. (Score: 99/100) Dead Shot Zombies 2 (Free)* — Would you like to kill some zombies today? Excellent! Dead Shot Zombies is a fast-moving first-person shooter. It’s you versus the zombie horde. (Score: 94/100) *Available on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.