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 some great deals, and a solid selection of new games to help get you through the weekend.


Warhammer 40,000: Carnage – ($5.99 $0.99) – Run and gun through screaming hordes of frenzied enemies in this fast-moving, high powered, action side-scroller. Jump into the kick-ass Warhammer 40,000 universe, obliterating infernal Orks in this stunning world. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Earth 3D – ($1.99 free) – this interactive 3D globe features wonders of the world, political and geographic maps, and weather. Discover a lot of fascinating facts and useful information about our planet. Download for iPad here.

Fresh Air – ($3.99 free) – this well-designed weather app has decided to try out the freemium model, so you can try before you buy. Download it for iPhone here.

Space Colors – ($0.99 free) – your mission is simple: destroy all the things in space—whether it’s a stray enemy fighter, a mysterious alien carrier, a monstrous enemy base, or a random asteroid, you’re going to have to take it down! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tower of Fortune 2 – ($0.99 free) – this retro game combines addictive one button controls and intense gameplay. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

1849 – ($4.99 $1.99) – a city management game set during the California Gold Rush. Your task is to build towns, populate them with workers, and keep your citizens housed, fed, and entertained to make sure your settlement thrives. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Avernum: Escape From the Pit – ($9.99 $4.99) – an epic, indie fantasy role-playing adventure that features an enormous world, a fascinating story, and 30+ hours of gameplay. Avernum is the first chapter in an epic tale, the story of imprisonment, rebellion, and the struggle for freedom against overwhelming odds. Download for iPad here.

Lost Echo – ($2.99 $1.99) – in this indie, story driven adventure game you explore fully 3d environments using an intuitive point and click interface. Solve puzzles, explore, play minigames, interact with numerous characters and find out what really happened. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

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Overcast – (free) – this popular podcast app was updated today with support for Apple Watch, a warmer tone for Voice Boost, time-specific sharing, and other improvements. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Trivia Crack – (free) – just in time to take part in all of the Apple Watch excitement, the hit trivia game updated its iOS client today with support for the upcoming wearable so you can play from your wrist. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Dunky Dough – (free) – help Dunky escape the clutches of the Evil Chef! But watch out, because the kitchen is a dangerous place. Our bouncing hero needs your help to reach the dipping bowl which is his one and only hope for a safe haven. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Devious Dungeon 2 – ($0.99) – a medieval action platforming game by the creators of Random Heroes and League of Evil. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Power-Up – ($1.99) – the Earth is doomed! As you pilot the prototype fighter, Weapon-F through the debris of your vanquished escape shuttle you come to realise that you are the last human alive. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

SBACEBALL – (free) – Baseball…in space! Hit a home run every time in this high scoring baseball batting game. Put the balls through the rings to build up your score! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tiltagon – (free) – Tilt.Fall.Repeat. Tiltagon is a hard arcade game where you tilt and fall. Many times. Sometimes you also explode. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Platie – (free) – The first multi-perspective game! Tap in each camera view to jump forward. Or backward? Try to figure out where you should go next while getting an awesome high score! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Rototo: Space Survival – ($1.99) – Tap to rotate your shield, stopping incoming hostiles in their tracks. Whether you’re lounging on the sofa or riding the bus home from work, you can always compete with your friends for the highest score in this retro-styled arcade space-survival game. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As usual, prices are subject to change at anytime, so you’ll want to move sooner than later on app deals. Also be sure to let us know if we missed a sweet discount or new release down in the comments below!