Hot New Apps for 12/14/11

Posted by Rob LeFebvre on December 14th, 2011

Come one, come all, for another roundup of the hottest apps on the App Store today. We check all the hot trending places and list them here, for you, because we can, and because you are special to us.

Gameloft brings the Western wear to this party, with a free-to-play open-world mission based game that kind of reminds us of Red Dead Redemption. Collect 8 different horses, 19 weapons and a wide selection of clothes, ammo and other sweet western themed stuff across 40 missions.

Connect with your Halo:Reach stats and XBox LIVE playing friends with this trending app from Microsoft. Get direct access to your Waypoint Career progress along with all of your Halo: Reach stats, and even invite friends to play from the app itself.

Compose, play and record with up to four other rockin' friends with this innovative app from Fingerlab. Rockmate makes things easy ont he non-musician with smart chord progressions, separated guitar effects and in-house produced audio samples while also being fully customizable with multiple drum kits and keyboard sounds.

Use the power of light (and magnetism!) in this beautiful looking game from Foundation Mobile Games, LLC. Lumi HD. If pretty looking and sounding isn't enough, how about 10 levels to complete, Game Center support and acheivements? No? Well, there's also a ton of updates promised soon, including a butterfly race and "double rainbow" mode.