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 selections include some great new games, and discounts on apps such as Busy and Coinverter.


Busy – ($5.99 free) – Busy starts your day with your Most Important Task. Making the rest of your day easy. It won’t distract you with all your tasks at once or give you unnecessary features that take time to learn or setup. Instead, Busy puts you on a path to your ultimate goal; getting things done. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Gunslugs 2 – ($2.99 $1.99) – If you like over the top action, chaos, explosions and weirdness, then you know exactly what Gunslugs is all about. A combination of fast run and gun gameplay mixed with elements of all your favorite movies and other pop-art from the 90s and 80s. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

djay 2 – ($2.99 free) – transforms your iOS device into a full–featured DJ system. Seamlessly integrated with both your iTunes music library and Spotify, djay gives you direct access to all your favorite songs and playlists. Download for iPhone here and iPad here.

Coinverter – ($0.99 free) – super-simple currency converter for iOS which provides you up-to-date currency rates. Convert amounts between unlimited number of currencies, even without Internet connection. Download for iPhone here.

Shades – ($3.99 $1.99) – A mesmerizing, calming, zen-like experience that quickly evolves into a devilishly challenging puzzler. Meditation + Panic. It’s a fantastic combo. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

My Friend Scooby-Doo! – ($2.99 $0.99) – Scooby-Doo is ready to play with you, but he needs your help solving mysteries and catching villains! With Scooby on the case, you never know what crazy hijinks he’ll get into. Pet him, play games with him, and help him solve mysteries. Just make sure to feed him lots of Scooby Snacks! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Figure – ($1.99 free) – Create an addictive beat before the next bus stop or lay down a beefy bass line while waiting in line at the bank. Figure will have you making music within seconds yet is deep enough for endless play on a transatlantic flight. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

RipDeck – ($2.99 free) -a deck of cards workout that will help you meet your fitness or weight-loss goals. Each suit is a different exercise and the number of repetitions is based on rank. With Ripdeck, you can workout at home, in the gym, when traveling, or anywhere. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Hyperlight – ($2.99 $0.99) – Take control of the Hyperlight in this psychedelic cosmic environment where countless evil beings try to destroy you, the last human fighter. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale:


NYTimes – (free) – The New York Times updated its iOS app today with an all-new design, and support for the Apple Watch. Watch-owning users will get breaking news alerts on their wrists, and have the option to swipe through short stories crafted specially for the small screen. Download for iPhone here.


Tower Slash – (free) – an action pixel art game that will push you to your limits! Swipe to match the arrows directions to defeat enemies, and climb your way through! Use your memory and reflexes to defeat a horde of enemies and bosses! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Bouncy Bits – (free) – Test your skill, patience and determination to unlock a whole world of characters from the bouncy world. Rainbow sheep, chip stealing seagulls, and piranha’s with a taste for toes. Collect coins, open up secret bit boxes, and you to can be the envy of your friends when you finally unleash Penelope the Pony! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Super Muzzle Flash – (free) – Super Muzzle Flash is a new spin on the old shooting gallery, only… you’re blind until you shoot! Tap to shoot, shoot to see. See a ghost, shoot ‘em down. Featuring stunning visuals with a unique take on pixel art, an era defining art style. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Century City – (free) – Century City is all about mining golds and building up your own Super City! No complicated stuff, just tap to pile up your money in the gold mine. Build your city in the most simple way possible to earn more fortunes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pixel Wars Arena – ($0.99) –  retro-styled arena shooter. Survive the waves of enemies coming at you from all directions! Grab the Superbomb to clear the board, fight your way through small and bigger foes to reach the much needed Life Bonus! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

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

  • Steven Honey

    Cody… Code quest is only 1.99 now. I heard you say it was 4.99 on the podcast.