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’ve picked out several great app deals and new games to get you through the weekend.


Beyond Gravity – ($1.99 free) – a procedurally generated “platformer” where you jump in-between planets and try to collect as many pickups as you can. Gets progressively harder the further you jump. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

NC – Twitter Widget – ($1.99 free) – an iOS 8 Notification Center widget that allows you to view your Twitter timeline & mentions on the lockscreen or inside any app to quickly get updated about the world around you. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Stealth Inc. – ($4.99 free) – a fast-paced stealth platformer featuring brutal hazards, ruthless enemies, fiendish puzzles and red pixels galore. Jump, sneak, and be chunked through 80 levels. Will you make it out alive? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pandemic: The Board Game – ($6.99 $4.99) – as skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. Travel the world, treat infections, and find cures. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Ready Steady Play – ($1.99 free) – a Wild West-themed game starring an affable cowboy and his trusty hobby horse. Easy to learn and hard to master, it expands on the beautifully minimal aesthetic and gameplay of its predecessor, Ready Steady Bang. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Extreme Week Calendar – ($0.99 free) – Light version of the popular Extreme Agenda organizer app. It gives you a 7 day week view and inline day view to add great features not found in the default calendar. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Wild Grinders Downhill Grind – ($3.99 $1.99) – an endless downhill skate game based on Rob Dyrdek’s popular cartoon series! Play as Lil Rob and the gang and skate as fast as you can, as you grind, ollie, kickflip and shred your way through awesome levels to escape the pursuing Security Guards! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Camera+ – ($3.99 $2.99) – Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone who’s barely touched a camera, Camera+ will make you love taking photos thanks to a wide variety of filters, manual tools and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

iWriter – ($3.99 $2.99) – a simple and elegant text editor – the best app for you to write an article, take a not or compose a poem. Features support for iCloud and Dropbox, TextExpander and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale:


Twitterrific 5 – (free) – the Twitter client updated its iOS app today with support for Apple Watch. The features require the purchase of an IAP, and include Glances and Notifications regarding mentions, replies, DMs and much more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Bing Search – (free) – Microsoft updated its iOS web browser with new Private search features, enhanced image searching and other improvements. Download for iPhone here.


Caves n’ Chasms – ($3.99) – Dig deep into hidden caves. Explore forgotten civilizations. Mine your way through blocks. Defeat forgotten monsters. Find the lost treasures. Craft clever traps. Caves n’ Chasms is the perfect blend of exploration, puzzling and RPG – an underground hit! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

50 Sheep – (free) – Imagine your fingertip as a sheepdog who guides the flock. Help your sheep through the countryside by getting them roundup to pass tight spots or spread them out to avoid obstacles. Download for iPhone here.

Civil War: Bull Run 1861 – ($4.99) – Bull Run recreates the first major battle of the American Civil War between the Union and Confederate armies. Take command of an Union army of Northeast Virginia or the Confederate army of Potomac and Shenandoah and engage in the largest battle fought on American soil to date. Download for iPad here.

Final Approach – Emergency Landing – ($0.99) – ou are the captain of Flight 351. The left engine is on fire and your right engine is failing, it’s up to you to declare an emergency landing and save the crew and passengers. Do you have what it takes? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Fusion – HDR Camera – ($1.99) – creates HDR (high dynamic range) photos by capturing different exposures and then combining them into one perfectly exposed photo. The result is an image that overcomes the limited range of a digital image sensor and reflects what the human eye can actually see. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sago Mini Toolbox – ($2.99) – Come build with the Sago Mini friends! Use a wrench, try a saw, or hammer some nails. From sewing hand puppets to building a robot, there are tons of jobs to be done. Grab your toolbox and let’s go! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Spellcrafter: The Path of Magic – ($2.99) – Spellcrafter: The Path of Magic is an RPG game with deep tactical turn-based combat and a unique spell casting system. Explore a world full of magic, collect gold, interact with NPCs, go on quests and make moral choices! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Adaline – ($1.99) – Adaline just got her degree in political science and decides to open a pizza place in the woods, not knowing that is home to a hungry pack of wolves. Only some unexpected allies¹ will help her avoid being turned into take-away food. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As always, remember that prices are subject to change at anytime, so you can’t wait to take advantage of a sale. Also be sure to let us know if we missed anything down in the comments below.

  • Gabriel Anaya

    I really do love this free app for the day section. Every so often there’s something pretty neat. I’ve been wanting a Twitter feed widget for awhile now 🙂

    • Noohar

      Lucky you; I purchased NC when it came out for $0.99c…