The following apps ensure that adventure can beckon you 24/7 with the help of your mobile device.
Assassin’s Creed Pirates (Free)* The “Golden Age of Piracy” comes alive as you ruthlessly battle to dominate the seas, solve mysteries and gather treasure. ( Score: 99/100)
Oceanhorn ($8.99) In Oceanhorn, you start young and sail off in search of your fortune and your father. Grow up and become a master of magic, swords and the sea. (Score: 98/100)
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Republique ($4.99)* A girl named Hope needs you to guide her safely out of the totalitarian state that has imprisoned her. Take control of the government’s tech to save her. (Score: 98/100)
The Wolf Among Us (Free)* In this game, you are the sheriff in a mysterious town of fairy-tale creatures come to life. Solve their crimes at your peril. (Score: 91/100)
Walking Dead: The Game (Free)* This game, set in the world of the hit TV show, features the player trying to protect him- or herself and a young girl from zombies and human scum. (Score: 90/100)
Leo’s Fortune ($4.99)* This is a platformer featuring Leo, a character who looks like the head of a Muppet, exploring a beautiful, creative landscape. ( Score: 99/100)
LIMBO (99 cents)* Search for your lost sister in a dark and stylized world; solve puzzles to move closer to finding answers and hopefully your sibling. (Score: 98/100)
Age of Zombies (99 cents)* In this shooter, you are fighting zombies in some unusual locales throughout time; you can even choose a dinosaur as your mount. (Score: 90/100)
Terraria. (99 cents)* You build a world, craft goods, explore other worlds, fight enemies and can even choose from 15 different pets. (Score: 90/100)
Grim Fandango Remastered ($9.99)* This PC-console-style afterlife-mystery game is fully realized in mobile and sometimes is more than some devices can handle. (Score: 85/100)
*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.