'Wave Trip' is this month's best smartphone app

FierceMobileContent Editor Jason Ankeny every month looks at the market's most innovative and noteworthy iOS and Android apps. And every month he ranks the industry's top apps, highlighting the immersive mobile experiences that are entering app stores every day. This month Wave Trip scored top honors. The game follows a geometric astronaut as she charts her course through a series of alien landscapes. Each of the different coins she collects represents one element of an electronic musical composition--a throbbing bass line, perhaps, or a synthesizer squiggle. The game combines the mechanics of mobile gaming with the creative possibilities of music-making applications--you've never played anything like it. Special Report