Bugs are either heroes or villains, depending on your perspective. The following apps allow you to raise and support them, protect their colonies or squish them with glee.Apple apps Bee Leader (Free) — In this app, you play a bee flying through complex courses and picking up nectar to take back to the hive and make honey out of. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Jump Out! (99 cents) — Bugs are stuck in 200 levels of traps. Can you help them to escape in this physics-based puzzler? (Score: 99/100) Bug Heroes (Free) — Bug Heroes combines tower defense and role-playing game elements; the gamer builds a bug army and uses it to defend his or her territory from rival bugs. (Score: 98/100) Butterfly Farm (Free) — Butterfly Farm puts you in charge of a butterfly habitat and allows you to care for beautiful butterflies and breed new hybrid varieties. (Score: 97/100) Glow Bugs (Free) — This app has the player controlling a ladybug that flies through the night sky, avoiding bug foes and eating aphids to gain power. (Score: 96/100)Android apps Bug Village (Free)* — In Bug Village, you care for bees and ants, and they help you build a large village habitat full of beautiful plants and flowers. (Mobilewalla score: 98/100) Bugs War (Free) — A lovely looking interface is the site of an all-out bug-destroying massacre. Learn to kill each new bug, outwitting its special defenses to win. (Score: 97/100) iDestroy Call of Bug Battle (Free)* — Carnage is the theme of iDestroy Call of Bug Battle. Kill bugs and zombies with a wide variety of blood-spattering methods to win. (Score: 96/100) Bug Rush Free (Free) — Bug Rush Free is a tower defense game. Your squadron is a group of carnivorous plants; place them effectively to eat invading bugs. (Score: 94/100) Bug Smasher FREE (Free) — If you don’t like bugs, you will enjoy this game, which is based on squishing them. Earn points for each squash, but watch out for scorpions and bombs. (Score: 90/100) *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.