The top new apps released in 2013 include role-playing games that captured the imagination of millions worldwide, fun puzzles and innovations in user-generated video.
Top new apps of 2013 — Apple
Facetune ($2.99) — Facetune’s sophisticated photo editor allows users to change their ordinary photos into perfect portraits with some very intuitive, easy-to-use controls. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100)
Injustice: Gods Among Us (Free)* — Gamers love this app, which gives them the opportunity to use three of DC Comics’ heroes in battles against famous villains. (Score: 99/100)
Kingdom Rush Frontiers ($0.99)* — This tower defense game adds colorful locations, humor and a truly creative appeal to make the game a unique pleasure. (Score: 99/100)
Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (Free)* — This app is a basic running game, but it’s dressed up to become an extraordinary experience of music, color, light and joy. (Score: 99/100)
Star Wars(r): Knights of the Old Republic ($4.99) — This role-playing game set in the “Star Wars” universe is adored by players, and is one of the finest mobile games ever made. (Score: 99/100)
Top new apps of 2013 — Android
4 Pics 1 Word (Free)* — The concept of this game is simple: Look at four pictures and guess the word they represent. It’s crazy popular due to the fact that everyone can play it. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100)
Bitstrips (Free)* — Has your Facebook feed been overrun with custom cartoons? Your friends have not learned to draw; they use Bitstrips to create their own cartoon strips. (Score: 99/100)
Pet Rescue Saga (Free)* — Pet Rescue Saga is a sophisticated matching game. Animal lovers stay motivated to win as their successful matches save pets in danger. (Score: 99/100)
Temple Run 2 (Free)* — In Temple Run 2, the player runs, leaps and jumps his or her way through an adventure-movie landscape, avoiding obstacles and gaining power as he or she goes. (Score: 99/100)
Vine (Free)* — Vine gives users the opportunity to record and share six-second videos with their friends and via social media including Twitter and Facebook. (Score: 99/100)
*Available on Apple and Android.