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 some solid updates to apps like Periscope and NYT Now, and other goodies.


Analog Tokyo – ($0.99 free) – the second app of the Analog Film City Series features 10 specialized photographic filters that can give your images a Tokyo feel, and several other editing tools including exposure, contrast and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Destiny Emerald – ($2.99 free) – Classic 16-bit action RPG using a whole family of adventurers. Traverse massive dungeons, collect tools, and fight devious monsters! Download for iPad here.

Math Racer 3.0 – ($7.99 free) – How fast are you? How smart are you? Math Racer knows the answer! Compete for the fastest times against friends and family, stamp your initials on the high-score board for all to see. Seven games with four levels each for 28 separate high-score boards! Download for iPhone and iPad here. – ($3.99 $2.99) – offers on-demand access to reference content from and, as well as features such as Translator, Word of the Day and more. Download for iPhone here.

Megatouch Monkey Bash – ($3.99 $0.99) – Everyone’s favorite stunt monkey game now features eye-popping new graphics, two new game modes, and awesome achievements. Monkey Bash is still crazy simple and addictive – tap the screen to take a swing and send your intrepid monkey into the atmosphere… or at least to the far side of the circus tent with the help of banana peels, ramps, and trampolines! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

OfficeSuite Pro – ($9.99 $6.99) – The latest version of OfficeSuite brings the power and capability of a desktop app to the iPhone and iPad like never before! This is the perfect tool for effortlessly viewing, editing, creating and sharing Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents and converting them to/from PDFs. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other great deals still going on:


Periscope – (free) – Twitter updated its live-streaming app today with several new features such as comment replies, the ability to sign up for a new account without a Twitter login, and the ability to take profile photos. Download for iPhone here.

NYT Now – (free) – the app is now completely free, meaning you can read unlimited articles without the need for a paid subscription. It also gained 1Password support, redesigned cards and screenshot sharing. Download for iPhone here.


Tallowmere – ($3.99) – Indulge Lady Tallowmere and see how far through her lovingly violent dungeons you can delve in this 2D indie action roguelike-inspired platformer. New rooms are procedurally generated every time you play, meaning you’ll have to be on your guard for every randomly-placed enemy, elite, boss, and treasure chest you’ll come across. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

The Barbarian – ($9.99) – The Barbarian is a Top Down Action RPG built for mobile. Intuitive controls allow for enjoyable game play. The open world makes for a long, re-playable game based entirely on the skills and spells you choose to learn. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Remember that 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.