FUN APPS FOR BREAK TIME OR DOWNTIME
BY LEANNE HAYS
This adorably animated
puzzle and learning
game stars a little boy who needs to
complete kind tasks and do good deeds
to save his sister from an evil spell.
Test your limits as you
navigate an eerie and
world, solving puzzles and experi-
encing surreal interactions. Observe,
imagine, and explore; there’s so much
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The gaming equivalent
of a mystery novel that
you just can’t put down,
Gorogoa is a hand-illustrated game
with an immersive storyline and
puzzles that will engage you for hours.
DIVE IN & TAKE YOUR TIME
Stay completely alert
to fly your pigeon and
her single prop airplane
around obstacles, shoot down ene-
mies, and race to beat competitors in
a series of races.
If you’ve loved Tetris
since the ‘80s, playing
it on your iPhone will
be a dream come true. Gameplay is
similar enough to the arcade version
that you’ll be back to your former glo-
ry in no time.
This pinball experience
has a lively soundtrack
and truly unique graph-
ics. Paint splashes and smears as
your ball hits and rolls through it, cre-
ating modern art with every level.
Marvel Contest of
Learn the strengths
and weaknesses of
each Marvel character as you form
alliances, build a team, and battle to
save the universe in locations like
Wakanda, Asgard, and many more.
How many words can
you make out of a selection of let-
ters? Start with simple, three-letter
groups and fill in the puzzle, then
move on to more complex challenges.
TAKE A QUICK BREAK
refined controls of
the game and collect
coins. Then, the stakes are raised,
and sawblades come into play. No
in a mood to be
tested; on other
need to be calmed
Certain days you
crave an intellec-
tual challenge, and
sometimes you’d like to just
zone out. Whether you’re look-
ing for an adrenaline boost or a
few moments to relax and visit
another reality, the App Store
has you covered.