Best iPhone apps this week

Games, news and footy feature in our roundup of the top 5 iPhone apps this week

Max Payne Mobile £1.99

Ex-cop Max Payne shows up on the App Store– just ahead of Google Play – to terrorise your iPhone. Leap through the air and gun down baddies using slow motion Bullet Time, tons of aiming modes and customisable touchscreen controls. If you were a fan of the PC series, we're really not sure why you're still reading this.

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Google Currents £Free

Turn your boring Google Reader RSS feeds of sites and blogs into magazine-style Currents editions in the big G's take on Apple's Newsstand. Now that it's finally waded its way from America to the the rest of the world, you can read UK news on optimised titles like The Guardian, The Independent and Metro. Subs sync across your devices, sharing is speedy and there are offline reading options.

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The FA cup with Budweiser – Man of the Match £Free

The FA Cup's official app livens up the footy with fixture info, live match stat updates and the option to vote on the Man of the Match. Plus a fun new Aurasma-powered feature lets you view a 3D augmented reality version of the FA Cup trophy itself when you point your camera at a Budweiser beer mat.

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Awesome Calendar £1.99

The iOS Calendar app is a bit of a bare-bones affair, but Awesome Calendar is here to save the day. It syncs up with Google Calendar through iCal and adds features including passcode lock, to-do lists, holidays for multiple countries, live weather info and the ability to customise your calendar with stickers and themes. More usefully, it also lets you attach images to notes, and share notes, to-do lists and events from within the app.

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AR Fire £Free

Unleash hell on your chums with this augmented reality combat game – just capture a colour that they're wearing to use as your target, set a time limit and blast away. While they try to do the same to you. Just don't blame us if you smash the furniture while leaping around.

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