If you've always harboured a secret desire to take over Rome, there's no better time to live out your fantasies in the safety and privacy of your iPhone.
Gameloft's latest is a cartoon-style app that lets you build up an army, expand and then go on the rampage, Roma-style in nearby villages.
123D Creature Show: Free
Autodesk's app lets you customise your photos by adding in fully poseable 3D characters. It's weirdly addictive, and will certainly liven up your Instagram feed if nothing else.
Sing! Karaoke: Free
Smule's hugely popular karaoke app has raised its game with its latest update, harnesseing the A7 processor to let you add real time effects to your voice, minimising your chances of sounding like an X-Factor reject. Probably.