App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today’s picks include several new games that just landed in the App Store.

Discounts

Angry Birds Seasons – ($0.99 free) – Apple just named this game, which is a seasonally-themed version of the popular bird-flinger, its free App of the Week. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Mail Pilot 2: Email Inbox – ($9.99 $7.99) – simplifies email with a task-oriented approach so you can get your email done and get on with your day. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Shift – ($0.99 free) – lets you create your own personal photo filters with one tap of a button using a combination of textures, colors, and other effects. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Pinow – ($0.99 free) – a Notification Center widget that provides you with your current location, address, speed, compass direction, altitude and other info at a glance. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition – ($9.99 $4.99) – contains the original 60-hour epic D&D RPG as well as several expansion packs. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

TODAY Calendar – ($2.99 $0.99) – helps you to manage events, reminders, goals and anniversaries with a unique interface that sets this app apart from other calendar apps. Download for iPhone here.

Sketches Pro – ($0.99 free) – a powerful sketch app that offers a variety of drawing utensils and other tools. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Flick Kick Football – ($1.99 free) – an arcade soccer game that has you swiping your finger across your device’s screen to drive, curve and power the ball past walls of defenders. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Bloons TD 5 – ($2.99 free) – build awesome towers, choose your favorite upgrades, hire cool new Special Agents, and pop every last invading Bloon in this hit tower defense title. Download it for iPhone here.

Paper by FiftyThree – ($9.99 free) – technically this popular iPad sketch app has always been free, with in-app purchases for various drawing tools. Now all of those tools are free. Download it for iPad here.

Updates

SwiftKey Keyboard – (free) – the popular iOS 8 keyboard was updated today with new emojis, 11 new languages, iPad support for the swipe-based ‘Flow’ feature and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

WhatsApp – (free) – the iOS client for the cross-platform messaging system received a small update today with support for Dynamic Type and a new quick camera button. Download for iPhone here.

Monster Dash – (free) – Halfbrick’s popular runner was updated today with a Ghostbusters content pack. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Releases

TNT Master – ($0.99) – logic, patience and precise timing will help you destroy structures with various types of bombs in this entertaining 3D puzzler. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Transformers: Battle Tactics – (free) – a turn-based strategy game featuring a roster of over 75 iconic Transformers characters including Optimus Prime, Bumble Bee and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Tisket – ($2.99) – a fast, simple and beautifully designed task and chore list app built to help you get things done by working on them a little bit at a time. Download for iPhone here.

Dino Tales – ($3.99) – gives young dino-adventurers freedom to explore a lush prehistoric island through the eyes of 6 adorable baby dinos, as they play games, dig for fossils and discover facts. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Midnight Star – (free) – an epic sci-fi shooter designed from the ground up for mobile where you build your arsenal, develop skills and compete against thousands of other players online. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sinking Feeling – ($0.99) – a retro, free-falling game in which you try to strategically smash and avoid panels of glass. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Immortal Odyssey – (free) – an epic RPG adventure title that takes place in Celestial Empire, a fantastically beautiful land blessed by gods, guarded by spirits, and threatened by demons and ambitious humans alike. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Ammo Pigs – ($1.99) – a post-apocalyptic pig fantasy platformer that looks like it was ripped out of the 90s shareware era. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

The Hardest Flight – (free) – ascend to the stars as you navigate a ship through endless colored barriers. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

ZigZag – (free) – in this twitch-arcade game, players are tasked with balancing their ball on an endless wall while completing as many zigzags as possible. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Vector Jet – (free) – drive your Paper Plane through the most dangerous undergrounds you’ve ever seen. Dodge traps, avoid asteroids, boost through collapsing caverns and collect stars. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tap Dash – (free) – a frantic, high-tension, addictive arcade dasher that’ll have your heart racing and your hands sweating! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As usual, all prices are subject to change at anytime, and be sure to let us know if we missed anything major down in the comments section below!

  • Cristian B

    Thanks!

  • I love these posts, Cody. Keep up the good work!

  • Xee

    The Sketches Pro listed above is just a copy cat app of Tayasui Sketches!