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 are featuring some new games for you to try, and a number of great app and game deals, both old and new.


Zombies, Run! – ($3.99 free) – an ultra-immersive running game and audio adventure, co-created with award-winning novelist Naomi Alderman. Every run becomes a mission where you’re the hero, with our immersive audio drama putting you at the centre of your very own zombie adventure story. Download for iPhone here.

Toca Lab – ($2.99 $0.99) – Welcome to Toca Lab! Explore the colorful and electrifying world of science and meet all 118 of the elements from the periodic table. Each element has it’s own personality. What does Neon sound like? Is Gold heavy or light? Is Nitrogen squishy or hard? Explore Toca Lab and let us know! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Gentlemen…Ricochet Mini! – ($0.99 free) – a remake/demake/sequel of “Gentlemen… Ricochet!”, rethought completely as a simple one-button game. Play as the Gentleman himself and visit every pub in town to play some games of the ridiculously popular table game of Ricochet. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Squids – ($1.99 free) – a unique mix of action strategy and RPG: build your team of heroes for epic turn-based battles against corrupted crabs and shrimps! Recruit a small army of stretchy Squids and lead them into turn-based battles against the dark hordes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Slender Rising – ($2.99 $0.99) – the scariest game on the AppStore, according to players arround the world, inspired by the popular urban legend. Investigate haunted places with intense visuals powered by the Unreal Engine , frightening sound effects and terrifying music. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Dark Parables: Rise of the Snow Queen – ($6.99 free) – From the ashes of the snow, the legendary Snow Queen rises and terrorizes nearby villages with her supernatural powers. Rescue the missing children and stop the fabled Snow Queen before her sorrow brings upon the destruction of the world! Download for iPad here.

Dark Guardians – ($1.99 free) – From the graphic designer of “LUMI”, Dark Guardians is the most epic adventure game on the App Store. Between a runner game and a rhythm game, Dark Guardians awakens all your senses. Fight monsters of darkness and travel across fantastic and mystical landscapes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Previously mentioned deals still going on:


HBO Go – (free) – HBO’s iOS streaming client for cable subscribers was updated today with an enhanced design focused on ease of navigation and usability. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Feedly – (free) – the popular RSS aggregator updated its iOS client today with a few improvements, including “better search auto-completion” and what it is calling the “first iteration” of Feedly for Apple Watch. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Knights of Pen & Paper 2 – ($4.99) – a turn-based, retro style, pixel-art adventure full of danger, intrigue, and semi-appropriate cultural references! Players portray both party and game master playing a tabletop RPG, and must assemble both their characters, and the challenges they will face. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Heroes and Castles 2 – ($1.99) – a 3rd person action-RPG, strategy, and castle defense mash-up! Choose from one of three powerful races, customize your hero, summon a massive army to fight beside you in battle, defend your castle, conquer lands, and ultimately destroy the enemy stronghold! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Rebels and Redcoats – ($4.99) – recreates the pivotal battles of the American War of Independence. You will face the same tactical challenges as generals such as George Washington and William Howe, with missions of varying size and objectives, and 24 different combat units. Download for iPhone here.

Ire: Blood Memory – (free) – the day of atonement is nigh. Memory has fallen and the world is broken. Hone your blade, name it, and kiss your loved ones good-bye — you are marching into battle. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

DEAD EYES – ($3.99) – a turn-based puzzle game in a grey foggy world being taken over by zombies. In every stage, you will help Jack, a curly-haired boy left alone, survive and reach the destination alive. Features over 100 levels spread across 4 levels, and 4 kinds of zombies with different moving patterns. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

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