FREEBIE ALERT: Joining Hands 2 itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id68050… – Charming puzzle game, where you have to make little forest creatures join hands.
ESSENTIAL: Helix itunes.apple.com/gb/app/helix/i… – More or less Super Hexagon meets Bit Pilot plus Galaxian. Encircle aliens to make them explode!
RECOMMENDED: Desert Golfing itunes.apple.com/gb/app/desert-… – Weirdly ambient (almost) endless side-on golf game. Relaxing but challenging.
ESSENTIAL: 1Password itunes.apple.com/gb/app/1passwo… – Robust, full-featured password manager, which now integrates with Safari and TouchID.
RECOMMENDED: Unpossible itunes.apple.com/gb/app/unpossi… – Absurdly fast twitch survival game, with you speeding along a hazardous 3D neon tube.
RECOMMENDED: Tail Drift itunes.apple.com/app/id779076618 – Stripped-back racer, with cute planes battling it out on rollercoaster tracks.
RECOMMENDED: Sky Guide itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-gui… – Still the nicest stargazing app on iOS, now also including a handy iOS 8 widget.
BARG ALERT: Motorsport Manager itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id77686… – 50% off of this cleverly designed management game. Currently $1.99.
RECOMMENDED: Spooklands itunes.apple.com/gb/app/spookla… – Playable if occasionally infuriating arena shooter. Lots of personality. Tough.
RECOMMENDED: Don’t Shoot Yourself! itunes.apple.com/gb/app/dont-sh… – Clever bullet-hell survival game, avoiding your own bullets in tiny levels.