Updated on August 7th, at 12:55: The votes have been counted and this week's winner is The Drowning.

The game is a free-to-play FPS with a control scheme that some might describe as 'revolutionary'. Others might describe it as 'clumsy and imprecise'. Just saying.

With the game itself set in the aftermath of an oil-based zombie apocalypse, you play a gruff-voiced man with a penchant for miserable one-liners. Pretty soon, he takes up arms against the undead.

Cue lots of shooting, punching, and grinding as you try and survive another day so you can spend some coins on making your gun reload faster.

The game is available for nothing at all [download] from the App Store, so trying it out for yourself is a reasonably pain-free experience.

Our intrepid freemium reviewer Peter Willington is currently ploughing through the game, and you can check out how he's been getting on with The Drowning here.

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The nominations

Pivvot (iPad, iPhone) A reaction-testing maze game with twitchy elements and a brilliant soundtrack. Will probably make you pull your hair out.
Kid Tripp (iPad, iPhone) Retro platformer in which you lead a pixel-art adventurer through a series of super-tough levels. You'll die. A lot.
Knightmare Tower (iPad, iPhone) Kill monsters and bounce on the bonces of your foes as you make your way up an enormous tower in order to rescue the ten princesses trapped within.
Rymdkapsel (iPad, iPhone, Android) Minimalist strategy game in which you defend your ever-growing spaceship from waves of blocky attackers.
Lub vs Dub (iPad, iPhone) Part-super-fast endless-runner, part-same-device multiplayer platformer. Either way, it's about guiding a little character over the spikes of a heart monitor.
The Drowning (iPad, iPhone) Nice-looking FPS with some interesting controls. Shoot a lot of very dumb zombies in the face. Now.