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 we have a ton of great deals and new releases, so this is one recap you won’t want to miss!


Tangent – ($1.99 free) – provides infinite opportunities to transform your photos into amazing works of art that can be shared and enjoyed, no matter what your level of artistry. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

BioShock – ($10.99 $2.99) – is the “genetically enhanced” first person shooter where you can turn everything into a weapon: the environment, your body, fire and water, and even your worst enemies. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Civilization Revolution 2 – ($14.99 $4.99) – sequel to one of the most successful strategy games on mobile is here! Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 challenges players  to build a glorious empire that will stand the test of time. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

XCOM: Enemy Within – ($12.99 $4.99) – a standalone expansion to the 2012 strategy game of the year XCOM: Enemy Unknown, featuring the same core gameplay with new exciting content. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

NHL 2K – ($7.99 $2.99) – whet your hockey appetite with the brand-new all-star NHL experience on mobile featuring a fast-paced 3v3 mini rink mode, turn-based multiplayer shootouts and an immersive My Career Mode. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

NBA 2k – ($7.99 $2.99) – the popular pro basketball franchise returns with vastly improved graphics, ultra-realistic NBA gameplay, and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Fantastical 2 – ($4.99 $2.99) – award-winning, best-selling calendar app has been redesigned and reimagined for iOS 8, including new features such as reminders, a new week view, and much more! Download for iPhone here and iPad ($6.99) here.

iColorama – ($2.99 free) – an imaging app for creators interesting in enhancing their photos/paintings/drawings and converting them in amazing pieces of art. Download for iPhone here and iPad here.

Little Dead Riding Hood – ($2.99 free) – a dark, interactive retelling of one of the kids’ classic with beautiful graphics, chilling sound effects and more. Download for iPad here.

Other apps still on sale


No major app updates at this time.


The Trace: Murder Mystery Game – ($4.99) – ever wanted to play at being Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple, solving puzzles, finding clues and leading the investigation into the crime that needs to be deciphered? Now you can. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

KODAMA – (free) – You’ve found a rare Bonsai, where cute and mysterious voice spirits called “Kodama” come to play! These spirits love to play tag and hide & seek!
Once you find one hiding around your Bonsai, it’s time to play tag! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Space Bounties Inc. – ($2.99) – an impressive strategy game where you recruit bounty hunters to capture or terminate dangerous fugitives. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Filters for iPhone – ($0.99) – offers over 800 ways to transform your photographs including fully adjustable authentic vintage film recreations, hand-painted textures, vibrant colored gel overlays, and much more. Download for iPhone here.

Shout for Messenger – (free) – say it louder with Shout for Facebook Messenger! Add text to photos and watch them replay as a sentence. Send your finished work with Messenger to really get your point across. Download for iPhone here.

Selfied for Messenger – (free) – express yourself in Facebook Messenger with selfie stickers! Create and send selfies for every mood to show exactly how you’re feeling. Download for iPhone here.

Sound Clips for Messenger – (free) – sound off with Sound Clips for Facebook Messenger! Send pre-recorded sounds and phrases to make your messages come to life. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Strobe for Messenger – (free) – It’s GIF time! Flash through photos in different ways to create your own GIF and then send it to your friends with Facebook Messenger. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Rocket Ninja – (free) – as you enter the Rocket Ninja Dojo, be prepared for a totally different training curriculum. The dojo will honor the traditional Asian training style and will make you into an assassin using unique training tactics. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Compass Point: West – (free) – the frontier is a rough and tumble place. Your help is needed to grow and protect a brand spankin’ new western town on the edge of the frontier. But watch out for the greedy oil villains! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As usual, 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 below.

  • Guest

    Cody never misses a deal.

  • Noohar

    Jeez; Facebook is milking it with tons of unnecessary Apps!