Mobilewalla: Action-adventure apps

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Action-adventure apps include fast-moving games, like runners and platformers, and more cerebral fare, like Syberia, a mysterious puzzler.

Apple apps

Tap Paradise Cove (Free)* — The player is tasked with building an island paradise and learning to defend his or her oasis from marauding pirates. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100)

Temple Run 2 (Free)* — This action-runner finds the lead character trying to escape a perilous exotic locale that includes tough terrain, cliffs and mines. (Score: 97/100)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($4.99)* — This actioner features Spider-Man shooting webs, climbing walls and fighting villains like Electro. (Score: 92/100)

Battle Camp (Free) — This lighthearted game features a camp where you and other rangers train monsters to fight in tournaments. (Score: 90/100)

SpongeBob Moves In ($3.99)* — SpongeBob SquarePants returns to the beginning of his journey with this game. Help him thrive in Bikini Bottom, his new undersea home. (Score: 90/100)

Android apps

Dungeon Nightmares (99 cents)* — This puzzler drops you into a world of endless nightmares; you can escape only by uncovering all of this world’s secrets. (Mobilewalla score: 98/100)

Syberia (Full) ($4.99)* — In Syberia, a lawyer is thrown into a mysterious world of puzzles and adventures after taking on what she thought was a straightforward case. (Score: 98/100)

Zombies Ate My Friends (Free)* — The unpleasant town of Festerville is overrun with zombies; you are a hapless visitor and must quickly learn how to survive and fight. (Score: 98/100)

Danger Dash (Free) — This runner features the characters Chuck Ace, Miranda Rose and Blowing Wind. Launch each into a series of fast-paced, exotic challenges. (Score: 91/100)

Escape From Rio — Blue Birds (Free)* — A beautiful bird wants to leave the city and find his jungle home. Help him fly to safety, avoiding countless obstacles on the way. (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 Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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