Hit the mark with these shooting-themed apps


Shooting games were some of the first arcade favorites. Check out the following apps to see the current batch of shoot-’em-ups — no ducks included.

Apple apps


Sniper Shooting — Best Sniper Shooter Game (Free) In Sniper Shooting, you play a vigilante who uses his shooting skills to take down the local mob boss. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100)


Clear Vision (17+) (99 cents)* In Clear Vision, you play a civilian who becomes a contract assassin. The money’s great, but now you must watch your back at all times. (Score: 96/100)


Dead Trigger (Free)* In this game you’ll kill zombies in a wide variety of ways, including shooting, hacking them to pieces and blowing them up. (Score: 96/100)


Modern Combat 5: Blackout (Free)* In this app you can create a squad or act as a solo shooter in a series of outrageously challenging combat missions. (Score: 92/100)


Police Sniper Prison Guard (Free)* You have one job: Prevent prisoners from escaping a prison with deadly force — shoot them before they can leave the grounds. (Score: 84/100)


Android apps


Sniper 3D Assassin Gun Shooter (Free)* Over 2 million Android users rate this app with five stars. Join them and attempt precision shooting in chaotic, unpredictable situations. (Mobilewalla score: 95/100)


Sniper Shooter Free — Fun Game (Free)* This first-person shooter features a series of extreme missions where the gamer will solve puzzles and shoot bad guys. (Score: 94/100)


Range Shooter (Free) In this game, you will be led through a series of shooting simulations with a virtual instructor helping you advance to expert levels. (Score: 93/100)


Zombie Shooter (Free)* After the zombie apocalypse, join a team of zombie hunters killing the undead, and through upgrades, transform yourself into a cyborg. (Score: 92/100)


Kill Shot Bravo (Free)* This game features more than 500 top-secret missions where you play a Special Forces soldier hunting terrorist enemies. (Score: 91/100)


*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.