Posts Tagged $2.99

Frontier Heroes Review

Frontier Heroes Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Despite awesome visuals and great music, Frontier Heroes just doesn't quite deliver enough fun with its history lesson.

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Tom Hanks’ Hanx Writer has Taken the App Store by Storm

Posted by on August 19th, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Tom Hanks, the critically acclaimed actor, in partnership with Hitcents, has released his first app: Hanx Writer.

Hanx Writer is a document creator that simulates the feel of a typewriter. Like a real typewriter it makes all the fun clicking sounds of keys hitting paper, but it also offers you the convenience of being able to email, print, or share your documents. The app has 3 different models available. The basic one is free, and if you want more variety the other models are only $2.99 to unlock. 

Try out Hanx Writer today for free on the App Store.

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source: The Guardian

Big Update For Tough Love To-Do List App, CARROT

Posted by on August 15th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Everybody’s favorite abusive To-Do list app, CARROT, has just benefited from a rather substantial update.

The update brings with it a speech synthesizer, a new story chapter to do with Captain Whiskers, and a cowboy cat costume in the Shop N Slack store. For those at level 15, there’s now a new way to quickly add items to your list through swiping down.

60 new rewards can also be earned (according to the developer, they’re mostly cat facts) and there are 5 new challenges to test you.

For the uninitiated, prepare to be insulted regularly by this bizarre motivational tool. There’s no other task management app quite like it, but it’s a great idea.

CARROT is out now on the App Store and is priced at $2.99.

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via: Our Review
Celleste Review

Celleste Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Celleste's style can't save its tedious gameplay.

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Time Tangle – Adventure Time Review

Time Tangle – Adventure Time Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Colorful and charming it might be, but Time Tangle - Adventure Time is a bit shallow in the end.

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Smartphones are very useful tools for communicating, playing music, finding out information, and generally entertaining you, but they can be dangerous if used while driving. Navdy seeks to alleviate distractions while still allowing you access to all of those functions.

It is being billed as “Google-glass for your car” as, similar to the glasses, the small heads up display (HUD) is designed to sit on your dashboard and project information on a transparent pane in front of you. Navdy is running a 30 day pre-order campaign where they hope to raise $60,000 to get backers and support the initial production.

Navdy is supported by cars made after 1996 as it connects with the auto’s onboard computer (OBD II port). This allows it to display navigation instructions, fuel economy stats, tire-pressure warnings, speed, and more. The HUD can be controlled with voice and simple gestures to help keep drivers focused on the road. It also supports many popular apps such as Google Maps, Spotify, and various social media platforms.

Backers can pre-order Navdy for $299 – a 40% discount from its projected retail price. You can also use Navdy‘s referral program to alert friends and family, and for everyone who buys one based on your referral you receive a $30 discount. If you pre-order you will be able to vote on which smartphone apps and features Navdy should have when it is finalized in 2015.

Sharknado: The Video Game Review

Sharknado: The Video Game Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Sharknado: The Video Game brings the craziness of the movies to iOS, though it quickly outstays its welcome.

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Mister Beam Review

Mister Beam Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Mister Beam's puzzles are great. But its platforming? Not so much.

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ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers Review

ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Want to create comic book strips out of your photos? ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers offers so many ways of doing just that.

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Huge Update Comes To Duet, Adding 48 New Stages

Posted by on July 29th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

We loved minimalist survival game, Duet, when it was first released last October so we’re pretty sure a forthcoming update for it will make it all the sweeter.

This Thursday you can enjoy the Epilogue Update, which promises to include 48 new epilogue stages, a new storyline, new game features, plus 4 brand new musical remixes.

The original release included 50 stages, so this update very nearly doubles the content already there, and it’s entirely free.

Duet is available now from the App Store priced at $2.99. The update is set to hit the store this Thursday.

Sharknado: The Video Game Available Now. Seriously.

Posted by on July 29th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

We knew it was coming. And yet, despite the warnings it’s still taken up by surprise. Sharknado: The Video Game is here, and there isn’t anything anybody can do about it.

Lets go through a couple of key points, shall we?

The game’s hero, “Fin” (*rimshot*), runs through the streets of Manhattan cutting down flying sharks (technically they’re not flying, but whatever, they’re in the air) with a sword. He’ll also ride another shark into the very center of the sharknado in order to kill it – by which I mean the tornado with sharks in it – with a chainsaw.

Now my eye won’t stop twitching for some reason.

Anyway, Sharknado: The Video Game is available on the App Store right now, for $2.99. You’ve been warned.

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Traps n’ Gemstones Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Fight mummies, dig tunnels, and ride a runaway minecart to discover ancient secrets in this throwback exploration game.

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The Great Prank War Review

The Great Prank War Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Though short, The Great Prank War offers an interesting and fun mix of action and tower defense. Get your fish out.

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Meerkatz Challenge Review

Meerkatz Challenge Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Cute and challenging, Meerkatz Challenge is a fun puzzle game, particularly for fans of Lemmings.

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More Paintings Have Been Added to Paint it Back!

Posted by on July 24th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Casual Labs is pleased to announce that they have released a new, free update for Paint it Back. Their unique logic puzzler has received 12 all-new paintings and a new achievement.

You can pick up Paint it Back now on the app store for $2.99.

via: Our Review

Lots of New Modes Have Been Added to Canabalt

Posted by on July 23rd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

A mere month after Canabalt was updated for the first time in over two years, it’s been updated again! That’s speedy!

The update brings with it eight new game modes, new leaderboards for each of those, two-player modes, plus 16 additional achievements.

The new modes change up the tried and tested formula with challenges such as alien ships coming at you, invisible buildings, and the rather risky Defenestration requiring you to throw yourself through windows. For the more cautious gamer, there’s also the addition of the Purity mode in which there aren’t any obstacles at all.

Don’t forget the fun of two player local multiplayer too!

The update for Canabalt is out now and the game is priced at $2.99.

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Stronghold 3: The Campaigns Review

Stronghold 3: The Campaigns Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
A cumbersome strategy game, Stronghold 3: The Campaigns has a few too many issues to recommend it.

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A Life Worth Dying For Review

A Life Worth Dying For Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A Life Worth Dying For is a fascinating portrait of a serious subject.

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Globosome: Path Of The Swarm Review

Globosome: Path Of The Swarm Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Likeable despite some occasionally awkward control options, Globosome: Path of the Swarm is a fun game all about exploration and finding your comrades.

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Hellraid: The Escape Review

Hellraid: The Escape Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
It's a case of brains over brawn in puzzler Hellraid: The Escape, as players take down demonic foes using only their ingenuity and the environment itself.

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Hoopa City Review

Hoopa City Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Hoopa City is a creative city building app allowing kids to build their own landscapes.

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LookUp Review

LookUp Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
It might be cheaper to use a website but LookUp is a stylish and simple way to quickly look up words and their meanings.

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Cube & Star: An Arbitrary Love Review

Cube & Star: An Arbitrary Love Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Quirky and just a little bit odd, Cube & Star is an interesting exploration of the world and our impact upon it.

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Mighty Adventure Review

Mighty Adventure Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Switch between three characters in this twitchy auto-runner.

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Blackwell 3: Convergence Review

Blackwell 3: Convergence Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Not quite as strong as the original installment, Blackwell 3: Convergence is never less than thoroughly likeable and entertaining.

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Blackwell 2: Unbound Review

Blackwell 2: Unbound Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Not quite as great as its predecessor, Blackwell 2: Unbound is still a likeable part of the mystery series.

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Munin Review

Munin Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Munin looks pretty and offers some interesting puzzling mechanics, but its unforgiving nature will infuriate soon enough.

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Ravensburger Puzzle Puts its Pieces Together as a Universal Version

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

In real life, figuring out jigsaw puzzles can be an extremely challenging task. Now imagine attempting to do that without the aid of being able to physically touch the pieces! Yet somehow, against all odds, Ravensburger Puzzle managed to pull of the digitization of matching in a very convincing manner.

Now that the game has established itself as a top 5 iPad app in over 20 markets, it was only a matter of time before they attempted to do the same for the iPhone. Today, Ravensburger Digital is pleased to inform us that the most recent version 1.3 update transforms the title into a Universal App. Best of luck to all of you phone-based matchers, because you’ve got your work cut out for you.

Ravensburger Puzzle is available on the App Store for $2.99.

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via: OUR REVIEW

Both Battle of the Bulge and Drive on Moscow: War in the Snow are on Sale This Weekend

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

To celebrate Independence Day as well as the launch of Desert Fox: The Battle of El Alamein, Shenandoah Studio‘s Battle of the Bulge and Drive on Moscow: War in the Snow are now on sale for the next week.

On sale initially at $2.99, in an interesting twist, the price will steadily increase as the week goes by. An extra $1 will be added to the price each day from July 5 – meaning you should get in quick for the maximum discount of 70% off, only for today and tomorrow.

We really enjoyed both historical strategy games, so you know what to do. The games are on sale until July 10 but I’d suggest deciding quickly for maximum benefit.

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via: Our Battle of the Bulge Review

Scanner Pro by Readdle Downloaded Six Million Times, Goes on Sale for $2.99 to Celebrate

Posted by on July 1st, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Readdle has announced that their Scanner Pro by Readdle app, which allows users to scan documents with their iOS device’s camera, has been downloaded six million times since its launch. To celebrate this milestone, the app is currently available for 50% off, making it $2.99 for the time being.

Scanner Pro by Readdle is available now as an universal app for $2.99, down from the usual price of $5.99.

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