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Jessica is an excitable role-playing, board, and video game player.

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Relevant Games has announced they will be releasing their reverse tower defense game, Fat Chicken, next week.

In Fat Chicken, you play the farmer who fattens his animals with excessive feeding and pumping up their hormones. But watch out: protesters are on their way to wreck your meat factory. Build towers, hire security guards, and grow your cattle to epic proportions. As it is a reverse tower defense game, the goal ins’t to kill the oncoming forces but to grow your livestock as large as possible.

The game offers 3 different locations and 26 challenging levels as you try to build your meat empire and overthrow the Fat Chicken Meat Co.

Fat Chicken will be out for iOS on 12/4.

Ossian Studios’ RPG, The Shadow Sun, is Now Available for $4.99

Posted by on November 26th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Ossian Studios has permanently lowered the price of their western action RPG, The Shadow Sun.

The game brings together elements of Dungeons & Dragons and The Witcher to create a story-driven RPG with real-time combat and tons of characters to meet. You will explore the imperial city of Shar with its mysterious plague in this 10-hour adventure with over over 70 unique areas and 200+ unique items, hidden secrets, and ancient treasures.

Check out The Shadow Sun for $4.99 on the app store.

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via: Our Review

You Can Play the Final Chapter of Lone Wolf: Dawn Over V’taag Right Now

Posted by on November 26th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Bulkypix has released the final chapter in Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf, called Dawn Over V’taag. Now you can finally storm the fortress of V’taag and bring down the Darklords of Helgedad. The game also offers new features like the defensive stance for dual wielders, the tactical pause in combat, and the fine tuning of all attacks and Kai disciplines.

You can experience Joe Denver’s epic gamebook for $0.99, and unlock the final chapter for $4.99.

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via: Our Review

Telltale Games has announced the season premiere episode of Tales from the Borderlands, ‘Zer0 Sum,’ will be coming to iOS before the end of this year.

Revisit Pandora after the events of Borderlands 2 with this five-part episodic adventure game series. You’ll get to play as Rhys, a Hyperion ‘suit’ with dreams of being the next Handsome Jack, and Fiona, a Pandoran con artist looking to score her biggest swindle ever.

Peggle Blast is Coming to iOS Next Week

Posted by on November 26th, 2014

Electronic Arts has announced that their next unicorn-run, pachinko-style game, Peggle Blast, will be released for iOS on December 2.

In this latest installment of the series, you must use your tried and true Peggle skills to try to clear all of the orange pegs while racking up bonus points and hit style shots.

December isn’t far away so get ready for Peggle Blast when it releases next week for free.

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The All-New Football Manager Handheld 2015 is Available Now

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Football Manager Handheld 2015, by SEGA and Sports Interactive, is the latest in the best-selling Football Manager series on iOS.

The app has a bunch of new features that give it the edge over previous games. The new 2D Match Engine allows managers to better analyse their team’s performance on the field, and the Scouting Agency allows them to look at, and monitor, a ranked list of the top 50 players.

Football Manager Handheld 2015 also has an updated ‘My Club’ Mode. Now you can create a club and populate the squad with a selection of real or fictional players. Each member of the squad can be assigned a Player Role. You also have access to more detailed club stats that give you seasonal and historical information.

There are some new World Rankings, for both international teams and national leagues. These rankings evolve over time based on performance. As you win and collect trophies you can get achievements to show off on your Manager Achievements Page.

There are a ton of other improvements as well. You can check them all out by downloading Football Manager Handheld 2015, which is available on the App Store now for $9.99.

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Hanx Writer Now Works With Other Apps and has Gone Universal

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Hanx Writer, from the mind of Tom Hanks, has received a major update. The writing app is now available on iPhone 5, 6, and 6 Plus, in addition to the iPad.

In addition to being optimized for these new systems, Hanx Writer now includes keyboard extensions so it will work with apps such as Messages and Notes.

You can download the latest version of Hanx Writer for free on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

One of 2000’s Most Loves Adventure Games, The Longest Journey, has Come to iOS

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Funcom has recently unveiled The Longest Journey Remastered for iOS. Originally released in 2000, the game is a beautifully told point-and-click adventure following a woman named April Ryan as she explores worlds beyond her own and meets a sizable cast of characters.

This version has been designed specifically for iOS devices with a new intro and outro by Ragnar Tørnquist (the original designer of The Longest Journey), a new font, touch controls (obviously), and a dynamic help system.

You can check out The Longest Journey Remastered for $6.99 right now.

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In the spirit of the holidays, Apple has partnered with (RED), a project that helps create items to fund AIDS programs in Africa, to participate in World AIDS Day. From now until December 7, every time you purchase a (PRODUCT)RED participating app or in-app purchase item, 100% of the proceeds go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.

Apple will also give you a (PRODUCT)RED iTunes Gift Card to use toward anything at the iTunes Store when you buy select Apple products. They have special iPods and cases in the (PRODUCT)RED color. On World AIDS Day, they will contribute a portion of the proceeds from every product, accessory, and gift card they sell.

You can check out the new (PRODUCT)RED merchandise on Apple’s site. And for more information about the Global Fund and (RED), visit RED.org.

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source: Apple

Flick Soccer 15 Arrives on the iPhone and iPad

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Full Fat has just released Flick Soccer 15 for the iPhone and iPad. Flick Soccer is the #1 Sports Game in over 100 countries and is exclusive to the App Store.

You control your kicks with a flick of a finger. Try to collect the challenging Game Center achievements or go head to head against your friends. Flick Soccer 15 has six game modes and full Retina HD display.

You can check out Flick Soccer 15 for free on the App Store.

So Much Drama Studios has announced that the new RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis 2.0 will be released on Thursday, December 4 on the App Store. This is a sequel to the original puzzle-action hit RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis and includes even more outfits, wigs, baubles than ever before.

The game features queens from Ru Paul’s TV show such as Alaska, Jinkx Monsoon, Jujubee, Ongina, Shangela, Sharon Needles and Raven. Join them in the 60 levels of gameplay as you solve puzzles, collect fashion, and deal with the evil Apocalypstyk.

Check out RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis 2.0 December 4th on the app store.

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Taichi Panda Hits iOS in December

Posted by on November 24th, 2014

Snail Games has released the first official game play trailer for Taichi Panda. The game is a dungeon crawler with three playable characters. You’ll be able to play with your friends in the multiplayer mode and collect cool pets. The game looks like it has some pretty nice graphics and fast play style.

Taichi Panda is coming to the App Store in December, so check out the trailer while you wait.

Skylanders, Show Off How You Fight Kaos to Win Cool Prizes

Posted by on November 24th, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Activision has announced their #TrapAndPlaySweeps photo and video sharing sweepstakes. Skylanders fans can take photos and videos of their favorite moments as they play Skylanders Trap Team and share them on twitter for a chance to win prizes.

You can post your stuff to the official Skylanders Twitter channel (@SkylandersGame) using #TrapAndPlaySweeps #Skylanders from now through December 11.

You can download Skylanders Trap Team for free on the App Store to get started.

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via: Our Review

Playdek, makers of Agricola, Tanto Cuore, Ascension, and more, is having a huge sale this week.

The sale includes Agricola for $2.99 and Decks I and K (available via in-app purchase) for $.99 each. You can also get Tanto Cuore for $0.99 and the Ascension Expansions (excluding Darkness Unleashed) are on sale for $0.99. Darkness Unleashed is on sale for $1.99.

This sale is only running until December 1, so pick up your copies soon.

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With the release of Far Cry 4 Ubisoft has come out with two new companion apps: Far Cry Arena Master and Far Cry Arcade Poker.

Far Cry Arena Master lets you try your hand at creating the best arena around. Since the app connects directly to your Far Cry 4 game, you can collect animals and mercenary fighters and pit them against other Far Cry 4 players or go solo and battle against AI champions. See how your friends stack up against your roster. You will need to send mercenaries out into the world to to capture bigger and badder animals and recruit dangerous fighters, but the progress you make in Far Cry 4 will give them outposts and bell towers to guide the way. As gladiators clash in your arena you’ll earn in-game cash, experience, and rewards.

Far Cry Arcade Poker is just that: a Far Cry-themed poker game. You can earn in-game cash as you play, and even garner a little help from your friends by hiring them as Jokers that can complete your hands. Your friends get rewarded and you collect the winnings. Sounds like a good deal.

You can play a hand of Far Cry Arcade Poker, and be the ultimate Far Cry Arena Master, for free on the App Store.

Dark Hearts, The Sequel to Haunting Melissa, is Available Now

Posted by on November 21st, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

As if Haunting Melissa wasn’t creepy enough, her story continues in Hooked Digital Media’s Dark Hearts. The horror of Melissa’s disappearance comes as a chaptered story that you unlock piece by piece. The Haunting Melissa series was conceived, directed, and produced by Neal Edelstein, who produced movies such as The Ring 2 and Mulholland Drive, and the story was written by Andrew Klavan of True Crime and Don’t Say A Word, so you know you’re getting some pretty quality horror here.

If you haven’t played Haunting Melissa yet, check it out so you can get the full story of where the series started. Then creep yourself out all over again with Dark Hearts.

You can download both Dark Hearts and Haunting Melissa for free on the App Store.

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Talking Tom, by Outfit7, is a super-popular simulated cat that’s reached two billion downloads this Fall, 2014, and had 14 apps launched within four years. You can raise Tom from a kitten into a fully grown and opinionated cat.

Outfit7 and Toyze have signed an agreement to make 3D replicas of Tom possible. You will be able to use the upcoming Toyze app to turn your favorite Talking Tom and Friends into 3D models and share them with your friends online. You’ll be able to pick out features for your model like eye-color, hairstyle, clothing, and accessories. Tom even comes in eight different poses and 25 colors. The toys can be printed in sizes between one and eight inches tall.

Currently the Toyze site says the price of the models will depend on the size. Models that are around 2-2.5 inch are going for $50.

The Toyze app is available for free on the app store, so you can print up your favorite Talking Tom models for the holidays.

Threadz is a New Writing Adventure for You and Your Friends

Posted by on November 21st, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

In the tradition of round-robin storytelling, Threadz is a Creative writing social game. To play, you select a theme such as “Once upon a time” or “It was a dark and scary night,” that will help start your story. Then you will take turns with either friends or random users writing sentences that further your story.

Threadz allows you to customize your sentences with different fonts and colors, and lets you compete with other groups to produce a story with the most participants and top the leaderboards.

You can download for Threadz $0.99 on the App Store.

New Tower Defense Game, Kingdom Rush: Origins, is Available Today

Posted by on November 20th, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Kingdom Rush: Origins is a prequel to the popular Kingdom Rush by Ironhide Game Studio. The game adds new towers, heroes, levels, and enemies to the world, as well as over 70 unique achievements and three difficulty modes.

You get to control one of nine unique heroes including Prince Denas the Knight, Arivan the Battlemage, or the wizard Vez’nan before he decided to join the forces of evil. The game pits you against the Dark Elf Army, which has over 30 new enemy types including gnoll, baldersnatch, evil spider, and dark elf warrior. You’ll be able to defend against them with the eight new towers that are available.

The is a ton of new stuff to try out, so download Kingdom Rush: Origins for the iPhone for $2.99 and for the iPad HD for $4.99 from the App Store today.

MediaFire iOS 8 Native Update Brings New “Power Upload” Feature to iPad and iPhone

Posted by on November 20th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

MediaFire is a fast and easy way to backup all of your media. It’s also been recently updated to include the new “Power Upload” feature – now you can upload all your photos and videos even faster than before. You can toggle the Power Upload feature on or off at you leisure.

This update also optimizes MediaFire for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and includes various bug fixes.

You can download MediaFire for free on the App Store.

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 is a blisteringly hard nope-fest that will have you stocking extra underwear as you play. The game is a sequel to the popular Five Nights at Freddy’s, and once again you have accepted a meager wage for a terrifying job: night guard at a children’s character restaurant.

The old night guard has since moved to the day shift after some strong words with his manager about the characters trying to get into the office to do… things. But hey, the characters have all been upgraded with the latest facial recognition technology, tied into local criminal databases. So what are you complaining about? It’s not like they’re going to try to dismember you, right? Just stick your Freddy Mask over your face, wave your flash light around, and pray they go away.

You can download Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 for $2.99 on the App Store, and you can huddle in a corner instead of sleeping ever again for free.

Better, Faster, Stronger: Minecraft – Pocket Edition gets Update with Tons More Stuff

Posted by on November 19th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Mojang has updated Minecraft – Pocket Edition with so many new things. After exterminating a whole lotta bugs, they’ve improved the graphics and increased performance.

Animal lovers, rejoice! The baby animals have been given swimming lessons and now will no longer sink to the bottom of the ocean when wandering around. While we are on the subject of oceans, the water graphics are now extra watery-looking and fog has been made to look even foggier. The lighting has also improved, with tinted lighting on terrain and mobs.

For the miners, Mojang has added gold mines to the Mesa biomes. Grab one of the newly added fences and stake your claim.

For people who just enjoy making stuff, the creative mode now has night and day effects. You can enjoy making awesome lighting displays and spectacular dynamite shows to be enjoyed in the dark.

There is a ton of new content to check out so grab a copy of Minecraft – Pocket Edition for $6.99 on the App Store – if you haven’t already.

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via: Our Review

Ten One Design has redesigned their new touch screen stylus, Pogo Connect 2. The stylus will be compatible with all iPads and uses Bluetooth 4.0 technology, making for a really long battery life.

The connection time for the stylus has been shortened to make it more responsive and lend a more realistic feel to painting. Ten One Design has also improved the palm rejection for iOS 8.

The Pogo Connect 2 uses the new B3 tip, which has five interchangeable magnetic tips to let you choose what kind of brush strokes you prefer to use. You can try your hand at painting with the stylus using a variety of apps like Procreate, Paper by FiftyThree, Noteshelf, and Air Stylus.

If you misplace your Pogo Connect 2 don’t fret. The stylus transmits a signal to the free Pogo Connect app to help you track it down, and once you do locate it the stylus has a smart clip to attach it to your iPad’s cover.

The Pogo Connect 2 will be available for pre-order for $79.95 on Nov. 25 and starts shipping in the beginning of December.

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Todoist Gets a Much Anticipated Update for iOS 8, iPhone 6/6 Plus and Celebrates With a Giveaway

Posted by on November 19th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Today Todoist, the popular To Do list app by Doist, has updated to version 9.5, which will give you a new UI with adaptive layouts to support iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The update also adds support for Safari Action Extension and Interactive Push Notifications. You’ll be able to add text and images directly from your Safari app to Todoist tasks and task notes. Once your task is done you can use the “complete” action, or if you’re not quite ready to finish, hit the “Snooze” action.

To celebrate the update, Doist is giving away a brand new iPhone 6. To enter go to their blog and use their contest widget. The contest will last until November 26 at 9:00PM ET. The winner will be randomly drawn from all proper entries and will be announced in this post on November 27. You must currently be a Todoist user to be eligible to win.

You can download Todoist for free on the App Store.

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Petcube Begins Shipping, Just in Time for the Holidays

Posted by on November 19th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Petcube, the pet camera that you control with your mobile device, has been successfully backed on Kickstarter and has started shipping.

Petcube, Inc was able to raise $250k to produce their Petcube Camera, which allows you keep your pet company even when you’re not at home by talking and playing with them using a built-in laser pointer. While you drive your cat or dog crazy chasing that tiny red dot, you can record it to share with your friends or family online.

You can buy a Petcube Camera for $199 on Petcube.com, Amazon, and Fab.com, and download the app for free on the App Store.

Boogie for a Cause – Ubisoft Announces the Just Dance Challenge for the Special Olympics

Posted by on November 18th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

It’s time to use your dancing skills for a good cause. The Special Olympics has announced that they are holding their first annual Just Dance Challenge to raise awareness and funds. Some of your favorite Youtube celebrities and musicians are lending a hand to the cause, while Republic Records is also offering incentives and giveaways.

The campaign will run from now until January 31, 2015. To participate, you can register at esports.specialolympics.org and play the Just Dance game with your family and friends.

“I’m thrilled that my music can be part of the Just Dance Challenge for Special Olympics,” said international singer and personality Nicole Scherzinger. “As a Global Ambassador for Special Olympics, I’ve seen first-hand, around the world, the transformative power of Special Olympics, and I’m thrilled that millions of people will have the opportunity to help them in their wonderful work – and to do it by dancing!”

You can download Just Dance Now off the App Store for free. For more information about the Just Dance Challenge, visit esports.specialolympics.org.

via: Our Review
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The Chainsaw wielding card game, Chainsaw Warrior by GameTheNews.net, is coming back in Chainsaw Warrior: Lords of the Night. The new game will have  an upgraded combat system, new weapons, upgrades, powers, equipment, zones, and unique mini bosses.

Steve Martin, the game’s designer at Auroch Digital says: “Chainsaw Warrior will always be, at its heart, a board game. It’s important to us that people who played the original can jump right in and feel at home, but at the same time we want to use this opportunity to build on the challenge and add in some tricks that the digital format opens up for us.”

To celebrate the upcoming release of this new installment, the original Chainsaw Warrior, which was based on the 1987 classic from Games Workshop, is going on sale for 50% off today.

You can download Chainsaw Warrior for $1.99 on the App Store and Chainsaw Warrior: Lords of the Night will be out later this winter.

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via: Our Review

Darkness Reborn is Available Now – Fight a Dragon, Break the Curse, Save the World

Posted by on November 18th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

GAMEVIL’s Darkness Reborn is now available for iOS.

Become the warrior cursed by an evil dragon in this action adventure game and fight against the forces of chaos and evil. You can even join together with your friends to explore dungeons or defeat other players in live 3 v 3 combat and raid the World Boss in parties of up to 6. Darkness Reborn has a ton of items and achievements to collect as well.

You can download Darkness Reborn for free on the App Store.

Lastest Update Adds a New Text-to-Speech Feature for GoodReader

Posted by on November 17th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

GoodReader, by Good.iWare Ltd., is one of the top document management apps out there. In its latest update, Text-to-speech for PDF and TXT files has been added.

When you’re viewing a document you can use the “Speak” command and the app will read specifically selected portions of text or the whole document. You can control the language, speed, and use the controls to pause, resume, skip, and rewind. GoodReader also now supports Dropbox’s business accounts, has had a few bugs fixed, and expanded the versatility of bookmarks.

You can download GoodReader for $4.99 on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

Liber Primus Games has announced the upcoming launch of Narborion Saga, a fantasy adventure story. In the game you play as a hero who must discover the secret of his heritage as the one true king of the land.

How you rule your country is up to what class you play in the game – fighter, mage, or priest. As you explore the world you’ll gain fame points that eventually determine your royal popularity. Narborion Saga will have dynamic storytelling, virtual dice, side quests, and mini games to keep the player wanting to discover every scenario.

You can register on the Narborion Saga website to get 350 gold coins in-game that can be exchanged for equipment, spells, or weapons when you download the interactive book at launch.

Narborion Saga will be released later this month for free.

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