App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wonderful 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 a ton of free games to help you get through the weekend.


Atomus HD – ($1.99 free) – a highly complex, kinetic, and interactive visualizer made using mathematics, physics, and 3D graphic techniques. Download for iPad here.

Calista – ($2.99 free) – a photo editor with templates, text and other tools to make your photos uniquely beautiful. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Jack Lumber – ($3.99 $0.99) – use the supernatural powers of Jack Lumber to massacre the forest and make Granny proud in this time-warping line-drawing log-slicing pun-filled lumberjacking mashup. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Chore Pad HD – ($4.99 $2.99) – a powerful, fun tool for motivating your kids to complete chores—each child completes their assigned chores to earn stars which are redeemable for rewards that you create. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Girls Like Robots – ($2.99 $0.99) – in Adult Swim’s hit puzzler, characters are the playing pieces and their feelings are the rules. You’ll try to arrange for happiness, but you can’t please everybody all the time. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Amelia and Terror of the Night – ($1.99 $0.99) – an interactive book about a little girl, who lives in mysterious Mushroom Clearing, and her attempt to rescue her friend from a dark, devious creature. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Speak & Translate – ($14.99 $9.99) – a voice and text translator that allows to communicate effectively in any corner of the globe. Instantly speak 42 languages and hold written conversations in 100 languages! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Cradle of Rome – ($4.99 free) – one of the most powerful capitals that have ever existed is calling for you to become its ruler in this unique title made up of match-3 and city-builder gameplay. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Foodo Kitchen – ($1.99 free) – cuddly monsters arrive at your bakery shop looking for sweets, and it’s up to you to make them happy in this fun kids’ game. Download for iPad here.

Tobuscus Adventures: Wizards – ($5.99 $4.99) – you play as Tobuscus, a vapid wizard who accidentally kills his grandmaster and must fill in for him in the fight against the Wizard of Darkness. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale


No significant app updates today.


Defend the Dam – (free) – an action-packed lane defense game in which you must protect your dam from the enemy horde using a barrage of weapons. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Overpaint – (free) – the goal is simple: drag-and-drop the squares over the matching circles to clear them—to make new colors just overlap 3 squares. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Hell Gate – (free) – action/RPG game with easy-to-pick-up controls, great visuals, and 100 levels of challenging gameplay. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Stan Lee’s Hero Command – (free) – prepare yourself for an action packed thrill ride as Stan dispatches missions to his pantheon of heroes in a fight to save the world! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sature – (free) – a chess-like dance where players rely on their wits to outmaneuver their opponent. When the board is complete, a unique palette emerges from the way the colors have mixed as they were played on the board. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Heartbeats – (free) – And so, all he left behind for the universe to remember him by was a series of puzzles that portrayed the events that had moved and made him. This game was his story and his legacy. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Kingdom Tales 2 – (free) – help young Finn reunite with his beloved Princess Dahla in this exciting strategy/time management adventure. Download for iPhone here.

Four Letters – (free) – the game gives you four letters, and you must make a word as quickly as you can. Keep making words to increase your score—the challenge increases the longer you last. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sky Streaker – (free) – dodge clothes, grab coins, and outrun Gumball and Darwin as you climb sky high. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Ambush! – (free) – ever wondered what it’s like to invade someone else’s defenses in a Tower Defense game? Join Ambush and overthrow other players’ defenses in Tower Offense mode. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Mr Jump – (free) – a simple game that has you jumping from ledge to ledge in an increasingly difficult environment. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Remember that prices are subject to change at anytime, so don’t hesitate to take advantage of a deal. Also be sure to let us know if we missed something down in the comments!