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 got a great selection of app and game deals, as we as a few new games you have to try.

Discounts

Slayin – ($0.99 free) – Slayin will test your skills like no other endless game on the App Store. Don’t get yourself fooled by its charming retro graphics and motivating chiptune soundtrack. In this game, death lurks behind every corner! Free as Apple’s App of the Week. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Monument Valley – ($3.99 free) – a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People. Free as Starbuck’s App off the Week. Follow directions to get free for iPhone and iPad here.

Cubic! – ($0.99 free) – a simple game that takes your finger and turns it into a commander by letting you to direct your cubes’ movement, and control an army of cubes. But be careful, as you can only move 1 unit at a time, and your units move in the direction they were last instructed. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sentinel 4: Dark Star – ($2.99 free) – Sentinel’s award-winning strategy gameplay expands explosively as the interstellar war moves to a mysterious alien world. Deploy devastating new towers and technology against an enemy that’s smarter and more deadly than ever before. Battle across vast landscapes and earn a wealth of upgrades as you explore the mystery of the Dark Star. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Dr. Panda’s Mailman – ($3.99 free) – an app designed for kids where they can drive a scooter in large, varied environments and role-play as a mailman. There are no rules or end-points in the game, and it encourages imagination and story making. Dr. Panda’s Mailman has easy-to-use and kid-tested controls that makes it both intuitive and fun to ride around, do tricks, and explore! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Saver 2 – ($4.99 free) – Saver is a personal finance helper that makes you smarter at budgeting. It shows where your money actually goes and how to spend wisely. Its award-winning design and overall simplicity let you stay on top of your budget with minimal effort. You’ll be amazed how easily you can save money where you thought it was impossible. Download for iPhone here.

Drive About: Number Neighborhood – ($2.99 free) – Drive, fly, or sail around Number Neighborhood, day or night, in a delightful world filled with early math. Kids practice number identification and writing, counting, matching and ordering in an environment that encourages free play, exploration and fun. For ages 5 and under. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Card Crawl – ($1.99 $0.99) – Clear the Dungeon of 54 cards by using item-cards, slaying monsters and managing your limited inventory. Each run you can use 5 ability-cards (mini deck building) which will give you unique skills. By collecting gold you can unlock 25 ability-cards which enable new tactics and even better high scores. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Desktop Dungeons – ($9.99 $8.99) – Fight your way through randomly generated dungeons, collect spells, items, and loot to defeat the dungeon boss and earn gold to upgrade your Kingdom. Unlock new classes to play as, useful items to discover, capricious gods to worship, and enemies to fight. All in service of the almighty bottom line and saving your Kingdom from peril. Download for iPad here.

Previously mentioned deals still going on:

Updates

Twitterrific 5 – (free) – the popular Twitter client for iOS received a huge update today, bringing about support for quoted tweets, redesigned in-app notifications and quick reply for Apple Watch. Download Twitterrific 5 for iPhone and iPad here.

Releases

Angry Birds Fight! – (free) – Get ready for a showdown in Angry Birds Fight! – a match-3 frenzy where you take on other players in real-time battles of strategic, bird swapping agility! Join your favorite flock on a journey to match tons of addictive feathery puzzles! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Threes! Free – (free) – Threes is a tiny puzzle that grows on you. And now it’s available for free!! Explore our little game’s deep challenge and grow your mind beyond imagination. Optimized for iOS8 and human brains. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tennis World Tour: Road to Finals – ($4.99) – Go through an enthusiastic World Tour and enjoy its dramatic conclusion: the world’s best descend on London for one final showdown: The Tennis Word Tour Final. Compete against 50 real players in 13 stadiums around the world. Warm up your finger and experience hours of game play through different modes, shots and courts. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Remember that prices are subject to change at anytime, and be sure to let us know if we missed something big down in the comments below.