A selection of 12 new and notable app for you today:
News International has launched an official Windows Phone app for newspapers The Times and The Sunday Times, offering a 30-day free trial before users have to sign up for a full digital subscription on the Times website. Existing subscribers can access it for no additional charge.
Freemium mobile games publisher TeamLava has a new game in its Story series. Monster Story focuses on hatching and breeding monsters, decorating their island home and completing quests, as well as interacting with Facebook friends. The link above is for Android, but here’s the iOS version.
Android / iPhone / iPad
People have tried the idea of location-based Monopoly-style games before – MyTown being one prominent example. Turf Geography Club is the latest example, built on top of Foursquare. The idea: own real-world businesses near you, while investing virtual coins in them. Tiny Tower-esque visuals and a bear with a hand-puppet also star.
There’s an official app for London’s Regent Street developed by the Living Map Company, which promises that the map will evolve over time, rather than remaining static. Every shop has opening times info as well as website links and phone numbers, with social media, photos and transport data pulled in too.
Supercell is trying to put a bit more depth into freemium social gaming on iOS, with Clash of Clans its second game. It involves raising a fantasy army, defending your own village and conquering those of other players.
iPhone / iPad
Published by Ludlum Games – presumably related to author Robert