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Okay, so we realise we usually do this on a Thursday, but it's been a crazy sort of a week here at 148Apps, and we wanted to make sure that we really had found the five best games for you to choose a game of the week from. We reckon we've done that now, so that's pretty cool.

We've included download links so you can grab the games from the App Store, and explained why we think the games deserve their places on this shortlist. How do you pick a winner? Well it couldn't be easier. All you need to do is post a comment at the bottom of the article letting us know your choice. Or tweet us (or leave us a comment on Facebook) using the hashtag #148GOW with the name of your choice.

Obviously if you think we've missed anything from the list, you can let us know that in the comments as well. Now though, without any more typing, here are the games.

Transformers Bumblebee

- download for iOS

A short, sharp arcade blast that you can control with one finger. There's a surprising amount of depth here, as well as some really cool boss fights that are going to keep you on the tips of your toes. Or on the tips of your fingers. Probably that last one.

Why we think you'll like it: Because it reminds us of the classic Transformers cartoon more than it reminds us of the crash-bang-wallop-where's-the-plot nonsense of the Michael Bay films. It's really easy to play, but if you stick with it you'll find a pretty damn big game here.

Undisputed Champ

- download for iOS

Colin Lane games are always worth a look, and this one is no exception. It's all about punching your way through the boxing ranks, powering up your boxer, and trying to get to the top of the game before their bones get too old to recover after they've taken a hefty beating.

Why we think you'll like it: There's a wonderful compulsion here to push on and reach the top, and the fights are surprisingly tactical considering how easy this one is to play. Throw in same-device multiplayer and you're on to a winner.


- download for iOS

It's been a long time coming, but if you're looking for a big indie game to win this week's award, you could do a whole lot worse than thinking about Chuchel. It's from Amanita Design, so you know it's going to be both amazing and ever-so-slightly bonkers.

Why we think you'll like it: Amanita is the master of games like this. Just the right kind of esoteric, full of ingenious puzzles, and charming enough that if anything bad happens to the main character it's probably going to break your heart. What's not to like about that?

Fast and Furious Takedown

- download for iOS

Family. That's what this game is about. Well, family and ramming other cars into walls to smash them to bits. It might not be very well written, it might not have that much to do with the film series, but this one still manages to be fun. And family.

Why we think you'll like it: Much like the films it borrows its name from, this one is a big, silly, laugh-along slice of driving chaos that doesn't take itself to seriously. And it manages to capture the fun of those popcorn-noshing blockbusters pretty darn well.

Don't Trip

- download for iOS

Sometimes it's very difficult to stay upright. This is a game about that. It's also one of the most intelligent uses of an iPhone as a controller we've seen in a good long while. You need to get from A to B, twisting and holding your phone to do that.

Why we think you'll like it: While there are a lot of silly games out there that don't have the mechanical chops to backup the laughs. That isn't the case here. Everything is designed to be entertaining, and there's a very good chance that you're going to get swept up in the game's magical silliness.

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