By Christian Zibreg on Sep 29, 2016
Atypical Games, the brains behind popular mobile titles like the Sky Gamblers series and Radiation Island, are back at it with a brand new release in the App Store and Mac App Store—a limitless military simulation for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV and Mac, titled Infinite Tanks.
The $4.99 universal iOS/tvOS download, along with its $4.99 Mac counterpart, combines strategic play with limitless customization and flashy graphics for both team play and solo missions. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 29, 2016
Developer Snowman pushed a nice little update to Alto’s Adventure, its award winning endless snowboard odyssey for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which implements rich haptic feedback for users with iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus devices. Apple allows developers to create custom vibrations on the iPhone 7’s improved Taptic Engine via a Taptic API.
Snowman is among the first developers to have implemented Taptic feedback. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 24, 2016
This week’s edition of our Apps of the Week roundup features some great apps and games for you to check out this weekend. We have an easy wallpaper-maker, a productivity app for shortcuts, a one-stop-shop for all of your news and social feeds, and of course two awesome new games that you won’t want to miss. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 23, 2016
Game publisher Niantic has published yet another update for its popular GPS-based Pokémon GO game on Friday that adds some new features and squashes bugs. Version 1.9.0 of Pokémon GO can now be downloaded by avid Pokémon trainers who want the latest features. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 22, 2016
Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game AG Drive. This means from now through next Thursday, you can pick up the popular futuristic racing title for free—a solid savings of $4.
AG Drive puts you behind the wheel of a blazing fast anti-gravity craft and up against opponents on gorgeous tracks. It features amazing graphics, easy-to-learn controls, and it works on both iOS and Apple TV. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 17, 2016
It’s been a crazy week, what with the iPhone 7 launch and all. So we know everyone is ready to kick back and relax this weekend with some fun new apps and games. The latest edition of our Apps of the Week roundup includes a unique reading app, a TV series manager, and a new raw camera app. Plus we have a couple of new games for you to check out. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 15, 2016
Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Super Phantom Cat. This means that for the next 7 days, you can download this popular retro platformer for both iPhone and iPad for free—a solid savings of $2.
This charming side scroller is beloved for its beautiful retro graphics and whimsical character design, retro styling, and easy Mario-esque controls. It also features an awesome chip tune soundtrack, unlockable characters, and bonus levels. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 15, 2016
At each iPhone introduction, Apple would usually invite one or more game developers on stage to demonstrate titles which show off the power of its latest chips. This month’s iPhone 7 introduction was no exception. To showcase what’s possible with the new A10 Fusion chip, Apple invited This Game Studio co-founder Heather Price on stage to show off a mobile game called Oz: Broken Kingdom, which just launched in the App Store as a freemium download.
A new take on Oz, Broken Kingdom sports crisp and detailed Metal-driven graphics that take full advantage of the A10 Fusion chip, although it supports older devices as well. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 14, 2016
In the latest Pokémon GO update, players can now set a Pokémon as their buddy in the game to display beside their character.
In this tutorial, we’ll talk about why to do this and how. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 13, 2016
Niantic has begun rolling out an update for both Android (version 0.37.0) and iOS (version 1.7.0) for its popular GPS-based exploration game known as Pokémon GO.
The latest update brings to the table an all-new buddy Pokémon system for players, as well as a variety of in-game improvements. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 10, 2016
It’s been a long week here at iDB, with Apple unveiling the long-awaited iPhone 7, and pre-orders going live on Friday. So now that it’s the weekend, we’re ready to kick back and relax, and what better way to do that than checking out some new apps and games? Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 8, 2016
Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Blek. This critically-acclaimed title is an Apple Design Award-Winner, and for the next few days you can get it for free on both iPhone and iPad—a solid savings of $3.
The goal in Blek is simple: shape a line that collects all colored circles while avoiding black holes on its route. There are no specific moves to master, and potential level solutions range from delightfully simple to exceptionally deep and complex. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 8, 2016
One of the first things to be shown off at Apple’s keynote on Wednesday was the upcoming Super Mario Run game for the iOS platform.
Although no solid release date has yet been announced, apart from “in time for the holidays,” the game is already showing up in the App Store with the ability to set up a notification for launch day. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 7, 2016
After amassing 500 million downloads around the world since its debut, Pokemon GO has become a cultural phenomenon. And now, it’s about to become even better with news that Pokemon GO is coming to the Apple Watch. The main screen of the app shows you some stats regarding your activity (how far you walked, calories burned, etc) and, of course, pings you when a pokemon is nearby or you approach PokeStops. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 7, 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto, the world-renowned Japanese video game designer, producer and creator of the Mario Bros series, announced on stage at Apple’s event today that the Mario Bros series is coming to iOS devices exclusively in the form of a new game, called Super Mario Run. It’s got a one-handed mode with tap-based controls letting you jump, change Mario’s direction and so forth. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 3, 2016
If you’re at all looking forward to Apple’s big event next week, this weekend is going to go by extremely slowly. But never fear, iDB is here. We’ve put together a great list of apps and games for you to check out over the next few days that will help you pass the time, and take your mind off that shiny new iPhone. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 1, 2016
Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Noodles!. This means from now through next Thursday, you’ll be able to pick up the addictive puzzler for free for both iPhone and iPad, a solid savings of $2.
For those who aren’t familiar with it, Noodles! is a strategic game in which you must connect tube-like objects to create a desired shape. Your score depends on how fast you can solve the level, and it gets more complex as you progress. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 30, 2016
Back in March, we told you about a promising upcoming game, titled Where Cards Fall—a collaboration between Alto’s Adventure developer Snowman and LA-based studio The Game Band. Today, they shared with us their first-ever trailer for the game and it’s definitely worth a quick watch.
Even though the video doesn’t reveal much about game mechanics, we can tell from it that Where Cards Fall is going to have atmospheric look to it. The game will task you with building and re-building various structures in different ways using cards and today’s trailer shows off some of its eye-candy visuals. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 29, 2016
Ever since the removal of the footsteps feature from Pokémon GO, the crowdsource-based Go Radar app from the App Store has quickly become one of the most popular ways to help with Pokémon tracking.
The latest update (version 2.0) brings Pokémon scanning functionality that users have been requesting for some time, as well as improvements to the app’s workflow that helps users get more out of it. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 27, 2016
We’ll keep things short and sweet this week. The latest edition of our Apps of the Week roundup includes a fun new photo editor from Jimmy Fallon, an app that auto-summarizes long web articles, a minimal music-maker, and of course two new games for you to check out. Read More