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iOOTP Baseball 2014 Edition Review

iOOTP Baseball 2014 Edition Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The long-running baseball simulator returns to mobile with a much-improved entry in the series.

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Pinnacle Studio for iPhone Review

Pinnacle Studio for iPhone Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Video editing while on the move has never been so convenient.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
With great power comes... Ah who cares? I just want to swing!

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Tales from the Dragon Mountain: The Lair Review

Tales from the Dragon Mountain: The Lair Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Treading a safe path, Tales from the Dragon Mountain: The Lair is a dependable casual adventure game.

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Hitman GO Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Hitman GO is not the obvious way to do a mobile version of the Hitman series, but it's an incredibly creative and fun game in the long-running franchise.

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Easter Comes to Junk Jack X – Bringing New Crafts, Chemistry, and More

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

Junk Jack X has just been updated in time for Easter, but it’s not just pastel colors and bunny ears. The list of additions is actually rather obscene, but you can check it out below if you’re really interested in reading all of that.

The bigger changes include a chemistry lab for creating potions with almost 100 different effects, tamable dogs/cats/birds/rabbits, new mobs like deer and ducks, new trees, new flowers, and a craftable beer mug. Cheers!

You can grab Junk Jack X off the App Store now for $4.99.

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- New craftable Chemistry Lab block
- You can now create potions by mixing reagents with the Chemistry Lab
- Roughly 100 different potion effects (with a supported maximum of 1024 effect for the future)
- Almost all potion effects can have different duration and effect strength for a total amount of ~6000 potions
- Potions combinations will be discovered and saved in your craftbook
- New craftable Cottage Bricks and the relative half block and sloped blocks
-Added a life leech effect (base 0.0) which heals the player when delivering damage to a mob
- Added both melee and ranged critical chance to player attacks (with a base of 5% chance)
- Added an option (enabled by default) which skips saving world when battery is <= 1% to avoid potential data corruption
- Added an option which enables an extended player stats panel that shows more information
- 4 new iaps
- 5 new tamable dog breeds
- 5 new tamable cat breeds
- 5 new tamable bird breeds
- 3 new tamable rabbit breeds
- All new pet breeds are spreaded around the planets, collect and breed them
- You can now summon a pocket animal by placing its item in the trinket slot: it will follow you around!
- 16 new rare pocket companions that will follow you in your adventure if put in the trinket slot
- New cat house block
- New kennel block
- New bird perch block
- New rabbit hutch block
- New terra mobs including: deer, ground hog, duck.
- New cork oak tree which grows acorns
- New white wood type and crafts, make new cool creations with it!
- Cork oak drops bark material
- New craftable cork chunk block
- Terra is now spring and Easter themed
- New apricot spring tree with its relative fruit
- New plum tree with its relative fruit
- New vimini basket that drops Easter goodies
- Easter block ribbons, place it on blocks
- New recraftable beehives can now be found in spring biomes, craft honey recipes with them
- New replantable tulip and daisy flower
- New craftable beer mug
- 20 new fresh cooking crafts
- 12 new rare paintings have been added
- Added a rare toy as a tribute to Flappy Bird

The Shadow Sun gets a New Update, Goes on Sale for the First Time Since its Release

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

The Shadow Sun, an RPG action game from Ossian Studios that we had an opportunity to review late last year, has just received an update. The new build brings in a pet dog companion, improved camera system, a new icon, and some bug fixes.

As an added bonus, The Shadow Sun is currently on sale (for the first time since release) for $4.99 on the App Store.

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via: Our Review
Runtastic PRO Review

Runtastic PRO Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Keep track of your runs, cycles, and more with this feature-rich exercise app.

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R.B.I. Baseball 14 Review

R.B.I. Baseball 14 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
What was old is new again, as the MLB attempts to taking baseball gaming back to its retro roots. Too bad nothing has changed since 1986.

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Outread Speed Reading App Gets Huge Update with New Reading Mode, Audio Cues

Posted by on April 14th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Outread, an app from developer Arkadiusz Holko that claims to improve your reading effectiveness through various training methods, has received a huge update that includes a wide variety of new features.

The latest update features eBook support, a built-in directory of classic public domain books, built-in statistics (to see overall and daily reading stats), a new reading mode that aligns the app’s word highlighter to the center, audio cues, and more. Also in version 1.2 of Outread are countless improvements to already existing app features, including a better “chunking algorithm,” a refreshed app icon, and more.

You can get Outread on the App Store for $4.99.

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via: Our Review

I’m sure plenty of people were a bit dubious when Hitman GO was announced for iOS. I’ll even admit that I had my doubts. However, I was quite pleasantly surprised when I managed to see it in action.

Hitman GO is certainly not your typical Hitman game. It’s also not the kind of Hitman game I think most of us were expecting. It’s actually a puzzle game in which players must figure out how to move Agent 47 so that he can avoid guards and either exit the level or take out his targets. The entire game has this spectacular diorama/board game aesthetic, too.

The really interesting thing is how Square Enix Montréal has managed to incorporate so many of the series’ most notable mechanics (stealth, disguises, dual pistols, etc) into such a drastically different setting. And it all looks like it works surprisingly well. If that weren’t enough, there’s also going to be a special unlockable level designed around one of Bloody Money’s most memorable missions: Curtains Down.

Hitman GO will be releasing on the App Store this Thursday, April 17, for $4.99.

Now Available: R.B.I. Baseball is a New Mobile Take on the Classic Baseball Game Formula

Posted by on April 9th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

R.B.I. Baseball, known as the most popular Baseball game to ever be released for the Nintendo Entertainment System, has received a reboot via the modern smartphone. The original game licensed players from the MLB, and the same is true for R.B.I. Baseball 14, which features 480 of the current lineup of players. You can play the game, with visuals just slightly better than its predecessor, in a variety of modes including season, postseason, and exhibition.

The game features all 30 MLB teams, and you can play an entire 9-inning game in just 20 minutes. It also features easy-to-use “classic” controls, allowing you to control the game with what is basically just two buttons. The game is also very realistic, featuring players whose appearance and abilities are based on real stats. Finally, there is unlockable in-game content such as legacy jerseys that you can unlock by playing season mode.

You can get R.B.I. Baseball 14 on the App Store for $4.99.

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ProCamera 7 Update Adds TIFF File Saving, Instagram Support, and More

Posted by on April 8th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Cocologics has updated its ProCamera 7 app with several enhancements. From the update note:

One of our most feature packed updates to date with new TIFF file saving, Open-in functionality, high-res Instagram support and Shadows and Highlights correction tools.

With the new TIFF file format you can now save and edit maximum quality, truly lossless photographs in ProCamera. There are two TIFF formats available, uncompressed TIFF or TIFF LZW for smaller file sizes. You can change the file format in Settings > More > File Format.

Our new sharing functions make it even easier to get your photos online and in print. The Instagram SquarePrepare function now supports high-res exports – making your #ProCamera7 photos sharper than ever. The new Open In option lets you easily transfer photos between supporting editing and sharing apps. Open In supports TIFF functionality. We’ve also improved our DropBox compatibility and added Vimeo sharing. The new print option makes it possible for users to wirelessly print their photos at home or with print services that support the function.

We had an opportunity to review the app late last year; ProCamera 7 is available on the App Store for $4.99.

via: Our Review
Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance Review

Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Briefly enjoyable but ultimately a waste of a good license, Storm of Vengeance is a fairly typical lane defense game.

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Get a Grasp on the Beauty of Mathematics with Incredible Numbers

Posted by on April 2nd, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Have you ever wanted to truly understand the beauty of numbers and how they relate to the world around us? If so, you need to check out this new app called Incredible Numbers from Touch Press. Drawn from the work of bestselling author Professor Ian Stewart, Incredible Numbers walks you through a plethora of interactive examples that show you everything form the significance of numbers in nature to how they brings us pleasure through music.

Incredible Numbers features topics such as Infinity, Pi, Music, Codes, Nature, Primes, Polygons, and Factorials – walking you through 23 articles crafted by Professor Ian Stewart himself, along with 71 “groundbreaking” demonstrations. The app also includes 15 of Ian Stewart’s most famous mathematical puzzles. The goal here is to convince you that math is beautiful.

You can get Incredible Numbers on the App Store for $4.99, and the app is only compatible with iPad.

Runtastic PRO Gets Updated with a Completely New User Interface, New Automatic Sync, and Hydration Features

Posted by on March 31st, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Runtastic PRO, which is a GPS tracker for fitness activities, is a great option for those interested in being more active on a daily basis. The app primarily features mapping functionality, but includes other features such as a personal training diary, geotagging, a personal voice coach, post-workout statistics, graphs for tracking your progress over time, social media sharing, and more.

But the app is now even better than it was before, with the release of its version 5.0 update. The latest update has retained all of the app’s robust features, but provides the user with a new way of going about using them. Version 5.0 has a completely new user interface design and structure, as well as post-activity improvements including new automatic sync and hydration features.

You can get Runtastic PRO on the App Store for $4.99.

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Lords of Waterdeep Gets New Cards, Quests in New Undermountain Expansion

Posted by on March 27th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

D&D Lords of Waterdeep, which got a relatively favorable review here at 148Apps, is a Dungeons and Dragons-themed turn-based strategy board game that can be played against AI or human players alike in a wide variety of exciting game modes. In a recent update, the game received an expansion entitled “Undermountain,” which brings even more features and gameplay mechanics to what is already a great D&D-style game.

In the update, you’ll find “new lord cards, intrigue cards, quests, an expanded map, and new buildings,” according to the app’s description on the App Store. Also included in this version 1.10 update is the ability for human multi-player games to be played with 6 people (topping the previous maximum of 5).

You can get D&D Lords of Waterdeep on the App Store for $4.99.

lords of waterdeep

via: Our Review
Defenders Review

Defenders Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Collect cards to improve and boost abilities in this familiar yet fun Tower Defense game.

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Brain Seal Entertainment has announced its new game, Dark Quest 2: Castle of Doom. The 2D RPG action game is due out at the end of the year as a universal app.

According to information provided by Brain Seal, players will be able to control a party of three heroes that each have differing attributes, a story-based campaign that can be played with friends, survival elements, and randomly generated maps.

The game is forecasted to cost $4.99 and to not have any in-app purchases.

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via: Brain Seal Entertainment website
Pickle’s Book Review

Pickle’s Book Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Pickle's Book is easily one of the most baffling, most intriguing education apps around.

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I know Jen Allen just reviewed Perils of Man: Chapter 1, but that was just the first chapter. I was able to sit down and learn quite a bit more about what’s planned for the iPad adventure game, and I have to say it’s looking pretty intriguing.

As was pretty obvious at the end of the first chapter, this story is far from over. In fact, it’s really just the beginning. Perils of Man will have a total of seven chapters before all is said and done, but unlike many other episodic games they won’t be released every few weeks. Instead, all of the chapters will be available at once for a flat fee of $4.99.

The glimpse I was given of the second chapter also revealed an interesting new gameplay mechanic (Spoiler Alert – you have been warned): risk. Long story short, you’ll be able to shift into a first-person perspective and see what objects in the world are inherently dangerous. Then do tuff to make these objects less of a threat, of course. Basically it’s a system that visually quantifies risk.

The remaining chapters of Perils of Man should be available in early April for a grand total of $4.99.

via: Our Review

Granted it’s only been a day, but I’ve already found myself surprised. On the surface Ninja Pizza Girl seems like it might end up being a fairly typical endless runner, but in reality it’s something altogether different.

There’s no “endlessness” to it, but rather a series of 24 levels with branching paths and secret areas. What really stuck out to me, though, is Disparity Games’ different approach to a health bar. Rather than taking damage, Gemma (the main character) will lose some of her self esteem as rival ninjas push her down and laugh at her. Seriously, they actually do that. The more Gemma’s feelings get hurt, the more washed-out the screen will start to look, and if she gets too upset she’ll simply give up.

There’s still a lot of work to be done on Ninja Pizza Girl when it eventually releases at the end of the year – with separate iPhone (estimated at $2.99) and iPad (estimated at $4.99) versions available – but what’s there is looking pretty good. If nothing else, it’s certainly refreshing to see a game that’s willing to explore less typical themes and take a new approach to player “health.”

MailDeck Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Stylish to look at and immensely useful, MailDeck will soon be a new favorite iPad email tool.

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Assassin’s Creed Pirates Gets Another Major Update – Adds New Maps, New Missions, and More

Posted by on March 7th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Ubisoft has updated its iOS high seas adventure game, Assassin’s Creed Pirates, with some major additions. This refresh brings new maps, as well as one new campaign mission and three new secondary missions among other features.

There are also new ships that are available for the all-new Survival Missions. According to the Ubisoft release, each game map will feature its very own Survival Mission in which players can fish and hunt for food. And as an added plus, there are also historical ships to battle against.

The update is free to current owners of Assassin’s Creed Pirates, which is available on the App Store for $4.99.

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via: Our Review
Mines of Mars Review

Mines of Mars Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Mines of Mars is a fantastic crafting game with a Metroidvania progression structure that helps make it a unique experience.

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Knock-Knock Review

Knock-Knock Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Knock-Knock is a hide-and-seek survival game where players must help navigate a sleep-deprived lodger through a creepy cabin until dawn arrives.

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Pahelika: Secret Legends Review

Pahelika: Secret Legends Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Control issues negatively affect this otherwise potentially interesting casual adventure game.

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Coldfire Keep Review

Coldfire Keep Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Coldfire Keep is perhaps only for those willing to stomach some old-school dungeon crawling, but they will dig it.

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CathMaps+ App Released – Aimed at Helping iOS Users With Cardiac Issues to Coordinate Emergency Care.

Posted by on February 28th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

CathMaps+ Cardiac Event Assistance: Cath Lab Locater & Cardiac Medical Record Storage is a newly released app that is meant to be a tool that can be used by people who have had cardiac events.

It’s doctor-approved, HIPAA-compliant, and has one-button emergency calling functionality. It also provides GPS-generated locations of nearby labs, and allows for the curation of relevant data that can be sent to a medical facility ahead of arrival. In this, the app looks to enjoy life with less concern for emergency situations.

The app was conceptualized by Danny Oberman, who has had a cardiac event himself.

The app is free today to mark Heart Health Awareness Month, and then goes to $4.99 on the App Store.

RoomScan Pro

RoomScan Pro

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
One would be forgiven for thinking RoomScan Pro was something of black magic. The ability to create automatic room plans is great, but one should be aware of its approximate measurements.

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