Previously, the game only ran upscaled on the iPad – now iPad owners get native Retina Display support and no windowing. The game is still free of in-app purchases, but has been updated for all users with added sound and animations, and a rebuilt scoring system.
You can download the now-universal Blowfish Meets Meteor for $2.99.
Posted by Carter Dotson on April 28th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Kumobius’ Duet, their artistic take on the minimalist challenge game craze, has a new update out. There’s now voice acting, done by Jojo Petrina with composer Tim Shiel, to add to the narrative and atmosphere of the game.
As well, three new challenging stage packs have been added: Revolution, Quickening, and Resilience, along with the final Transcendence stages, which is no longer the conclusion of the game, but part of the B-Side extra levels. As well, the game is easier to complete now.
You can download the newly-updated Duet from the App Store for $2.99.
Posted by Rob Rich on April 18th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulus has received its very first content update!
The tilt-happy arcade survival game from One Man Left Studios is now offering Brimstone Pinball DLC. You’ll have to use finesse if you’re going to survive inside this pinball machine of horrors. This new mode adds more types of enemies, more achievements, and new leaderboards.
You can grab Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulus off the App Store for $2.99, and the Brimstone Pinball DLC is available for $0.99.
A new action game from Shortbreak Studios called Hellraid: The Escape is scheduled to be released soon, porting the upcoming sibling game for PC (simply called Hellraid) to iOS. In the game, a sorcerer has imprisoned your soul, leaving you to wonder who you are yourself, and how you could possibly rid the world of this evil. The game is a high-quality and well-developed game with great graphics, and hopes to be a fun experience as well even on top of its frightening story premise.
The game has a plethora of features, including a wide variety of challenging puzzles, the graphics quality of its PC brother, a world that’s free to explore, intuitive controls, Game Center achievements and more. Hellraid: The Escape will also support play on a TV via AirPlay or an HDMI cable. The game will have free updates released over time and will not feature any in-app purchases.
Hellraid: The Escape will be available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad on May 15 for $2.99.
Posted by Tre Lawrence on April 8th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulous has released an official trailer to accompany the game; additionally, it has announced an upcoming update. According to its information:
The new Brimstone Pinball mode throws players into a malevolent pinball machine, where every bumper is armed to the teeth and out to destroy you. Your only weapon is the wild, ricocheting brimstone, which you’ll have to tame if you want to survive.
This new one-player gametype will launch with 15 of its own achievements and a fresh leaderboard to climb. It’s a 99¢ DLC coming to the App Store this month.
We looked at the app late last year. Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulous is available for $2.99 on the App Store.
Posted by Carter Dotson on April 7th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Adult Swim Games’ take on tower defense, Castle Doombad, has gotten a major content update, as originally demoed at GDC. This “Slaycation” update takes Doctor Lord Evilstein’s princess-nabbing and hero-exterminating antics to a tropical locale, where he must now protect two princesses from heroes who dare to trifle with him.
There are fifteen new stages, along with three new power-ups, one of which being the giant boulder of death from, well, Giant Boulder of Death. Summon this trap and tilt horizontally to roll over those pesky invading heroes. The free update is available now.
Posted by Tre Lawrence on April 7th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Notability has received an update, adding in some usability improvements and more.
You can find specific details below, but the biggest changes include being able to link typing, drawing, photos, and handwriting to your recorded audio clips, as well as improved navigation tools that make scrolling through text and audio a lot easier.
We had an opportunity to review the app a while back; Notability is available (on sale currently) $2.99.
Everything that you add is now linked to your audio recording — just tap play and watch your handwriting, typing, drawings, and photos come to life. This visually rich presentation of your note provides an awesome new way to review your notes or even to create lessons or instructional notes for students or colleagues.
The new navigation tool provides an easy and powerful way to review your notes. Scroll through your notes while preventing stray marks. Or follow along with your audio and tap anywhere to jump to a specific point in your recording.
Audio recordings can also be played back at several different speeds to help you speed up review. You can also quickly rewind 10 seconds to hear an important part of the recording again.
Also, you can now select a typed word and view a definition.
It’s a strategy game that encourages players to use their resources wisely in order to prevail. From the official feature set:
- Discover the famous world of Maya The Bee
- Control Maya and recruit your ant’s squad through the meadows, dodge obstacle, overcome the many enemies and resolve puzzles
- Coordinate your ant friends and beware the mean wasps
- Play to the many challenges of Maya’s friends.
Maya the Bee: The Ant’s Quest is available for $2.99 on the App Store.