Scientists are already finding many uses for robots, while science-fiction writers generally find them to be a step on our path toward doom. These apps are for optimistic robot-lovers.Apple apps Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (Free)* — If you are a Robot Unicorn, naturally you spend your days running through fields of wonder dodging obstacles and grooving to cool tunes. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Retro Pinball (Free) — Retro Pinball features seven classic pinball games, including the fan favorite Cyborgirl. Also included: Magic, Super Android and Space Journey. (Score: 98/100) Robot Gangster Rampage — Bot Mafia Shooter Mayhem (Free)* — This shooter, starring robots shooting other robots, has great graphics and a comic touch. (Score: 98/100) Toca Robot Lab ($2.99) — Toddlers and young children with big imaginations will enjoy building their own virtual Toca Robots from scraps and then watching them fly. (Score: 97/100) Real Steel World Robot Boxing (Free)* — The robot-boxing app features the opportunity to customize one of 24 robots to compete with other players’ bots worldwide. (Score: 96/100)Android apps Battle Robots! (Free)* — Battle Robots! is a user-friendly combat game that is entirely based on touch-and-swipe actions; 120 battle stages are included. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100) Transformers Age of Extinction (Free)* — Transformers Age of Extinction is a combat runner that allows you to customize both the robot and vehicle forms of your Transformers. (Score: 96/100) Robot Fighting 3D (Free) — Robot Fighting 3D features arena combat with sophisticated robots using a wide variety of fighting styles. (Score: 93/100) Zombies Vs Robot FREE (Free)* — When the world is overrun with zombies, it’s your job to use your powerful robots to blow them away in vivid 3-D. (Score: 89/100) Doctor X: Robot Labs (Free)* — Broken robots need some medical attention in this app featuring Doctor X making repairs to get robots back to work, and/or mayhem. (Score: 88/100) *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.