App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wild world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today, we’re featuring a number of deals on great apps like Pinnacle Studio and Duet Display, and great apps like Cut the Rope 2 and Shadowgun.


Cut the Rope 2 – ($2.99 $0.99) – in his unexpected adventure, Om Nom breaks out of his box and travels through lush forests, busy cities, junkyards and underground tunnels, all in pursuit of one goal – CANDY! Along the way, he encounters the Nommies, the cutest candy collecting helpers a little green monster could wish for! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Duet Display – ($14.99 $9.99) – allows you to use your iPad or iPhone as an extra display. Developed by a team of ex-Apple engineers, duet is the first high performance solution that has zero lag. Work more effectively with duet. An additional display can increase productivity for engineers, musicians, designers, and artists by up to 48%. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Toca Town – ($2.99 $0.99) – You rule in Toca Town, a play world where anything and everyone is welcome! With different locations and many classic Toca Boca characters, the everyday adventures in Toca Town are infinite. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Alien Tribe 2 – ($4.99 free) – a 4X space game that combines several genres. Imagine a universe sandbox meets real-time strategy and a pinch of tower defence. With realtime gameplay, objective-based unlocks, and tower-defense flavored combat, Alien Tribe 2 brings something new to strategy gaming. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Quetzalcoatl – ($1.99 free) – Quetzalcoatl is your new challenge! Be prepared to push the limits of your brain with its 180 carefully designed snaky puzzles! Dozens of hours of gameplay are awaiting you! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pinnacle Studio – ($14.99 $4.99) – Big-screen moviemaking comes to the touchscreen with Pinnacle® Studio for iPad. Our leading film-editing technology brings you an easy-to-use app that enables you to quickly edit video, audio, and photos at the speed of your creativity. Download for iPad here.

SHADOWGUN – ($4.99 $0.99) – you play John Slade, the galaxy’s most infamous bounty hunter. Your mission: hunt down Dr. Edgar Simon, maniacal genius and leader of his own mutant army. Infiltrate Dr. Simon’s mountain fortress and fight his personal guard of cyborgs, battle droids, and genetically-enhanced humanoids. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Samurai II – ($2.99 $0.99) – Samurai II sends Daisuke on a quest for revenge across the war-scorched countryside. From a seafaring village to a flying fortress to the legendary Isle of the Dead, the samurai will stop at nothing to hunt down his arch-enemy Orochi. Will he get his Vengeance? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

iCatcher! – ($3.99 $1.99) – Full featured podcast manager for iOS. Download, listen, watch and enjoy your favorite podcasts all from your device. Now with support for Apple Watch! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Swap Heroes 2 – ($1.99 $0.99) – a casual turn-based strategy adventure. Form a group of valiant heroes and guide them in battle through a wide variety of quests and locations as you venture toward a final showdown with the feared Shadow Knight! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other great deals still going on:


Rdio – (free) – the popular streaming music service has pushed out a new version of its iOS client, featuring a new Notification page that updates you on followers, comment replies and more, and a new menu under the Thumbs Up icon that gives you quick access to options like download. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Hardboiled – ($1.99) –  A fallout-inspired RPG with turn-based combat. Just like the other survivors, Max was trying to reclaim his life back after the blast. He drove from city to city trying to find a suitable place that was good enough to call home. However, after his latest stop, things got a little complicated starting with a few stolen car parts.Will Max be able to get the parts back? Will he try his best to help those in need or just mow everyone down in his search. He is ready to become a fist of justice. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Spear – (free) – Explore and discover new products with ease with Spear, a new and thoughtful Product Hunt client. Download for iPhone here.

Get to Zero – (free) – Get to Zero is a new simple, colorful and easy to learn puzzle game. Tap the tiles to try and get all the numbers on the board to zero by using the all the operations in the move list. All tiles which have the same value adjacent to it will change when you tap it. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

The Unstoppables – (free) – Four friends Mai, Jan, Achim and Melissa were hanging out in front of a food stand when, suddenly, their beloved guide dog Tofu was kidnapped by a mysterious villain! Help them free Tofu in this beautiful platformer. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Atomic Heroes – (free) – The world survived the nuclear conflict. Summon great heroes, hire the troops, become a war General and take what yours! Develop the strategy to conquer the enemies and defend your base from greedy mercenaries. Rise, evolve and go Atomic! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Dream Heroes – (free) – An arcade classic with a twist! Dream Heroes brings back a mobile classic game with HD graphics and the same addictive gameplay as the original. Set in a haunting dreamworld, you’re called upon to save your friends and avoid hazards and deadly creatures. Are you brave enough to lead your “pals” to safety through these surreal levels? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Remember that 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 huge down in the comments below!