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Join the NAVY in a Big New Update for WW2: Sandbox. Strategy & Tactics

Posted by on January 27th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

HeroCraft Ltd. has released an update for WW2: Sandbox. Strategy & Tactics that’s a force to be reckoned with. A naval force that is.

You now have access to the NAVY in WW2: Sandbox. Strategy & Tactics. Your fleet will be comprise of 4 types of ships including the cruiser, submarine, destroyer, and gigantic battleship. The addition of water-based units will change the nature of the warscape. Now you’ll be able to take control of naval routes and landing operations, bombard coastlines, and hunt down enemy ships. They’ve also tweaked the Air Force balance so now your air raids will be even more powerful.

You can sail your very own copy of WW2: Sandbox. Strategy & Tactics for $9.99 on the App Store.

Terra Battle, by Mistwalker Corporation, has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide. To celebrate, they’ve announced that Yoshitaka Amano (Final Fantasy) is designing some new characters for the game. They’re also adding a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy XII and Vagrant Story), and a Terra Battle figure.

As if that wasn’t cool enough, they’re also adding a co-op mode. You’ll be able to team up with friends to complete stages, story mode dungeons, and co-op specific dungeons. When you clear a co-op dungeons you’ll also have a chance to get a summons, which let you summon monsters to help you fight. There will also be some new characters from Terra Battle illustrator Kimihiko Fujisaka.

You can download your own copy of Terra Battle for free on the App Store. The co-op update will be available sometime in the future. Hopefully soon-ish.

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via: Our Review

Tail Drift, the Crazy 360 Degree Flyer, Has Gone Free-to-Play in a New Update

Posted by on January 22nd, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Right Pedal Studios has released a huge update for Tail Drift, changing the 360 degree flying racer to a free-to-play model.

The update also includes support for 12 languages including French, German, Japanese, and more as well as a new UI. Now the game will have fewer pop-up dialogs, and it will be easier to see upgrades available to add to your plane. Right Pedal has also balanced out some of the harder races and straitened out the paths to make it more fun to play.

You can check out the newly “freed” Tail Drift on the App Store now.

via: Our Review

The Sims Freeplay Gets Dressy Update, Adds “Sunset Mall” for Clothing Fiends

Posted by on January 22nd, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

The Sims Freeplay is awesome, but as any fan will tell you there’s no such thing as having too many outfits – in real life or otherwise. Thankfully, Electronic Arts feels the same.

The game’s new update adds what Electronic Arts describes as the “most requested” feature in its history: Sunset Mall.

Per the App Store page, Version 5.11.0 brings:

• Grab your besties and come on down to the Sunset Mall, there are over 16 new shops bursting with new outfits
• Dresses, shoes, coats, and more! Your Sims never looked so good, with over 500 new clothes for all age groups
• Show off the latest trends on the Catwalk with the new Modelling Hobby. Strike a pose to unlock new shops
• Strike! Meet up with friends and try your hand in the Bowling Hobby. Knock down those pins to unlock the Juice Bar!
• Take your new crush on a first date to the Burger Bar and order a milkshake for two – unlocked when you complete the Sunset Mall Quest
• Kick into healthy habits with the new Juice Bar, and slurp up a tasty refreshing juice with you and your friends – master every move in the Bowling Hobby to unlock it!
• Experience Lunar New Year with your family! Hang up lanterns, and cheer on the lion dancers in the Lunar New Year Quest – coming Feb 14

We had a ball formally reviewing The Sims Freeplay, so much so that we put together a concise gameplay guide, too. The Sims Freeplay remains free (with in-app purchases) on the App Store.

via: Our Review

Hide Your Nuts – Squirrel Girl Joins the Marvel Puzzle Quest Team

Posted by on January 20th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Squirrel Girl is coming to Marvel Puzzle Quest. The match-3 puzzle game from D3PA has you assembling a crack team of super heroes from the Marvel Universe, including Captain America, Spider-Man, and Hulk.

While Squirrel Girl’s power to control squirrels may not seem to be on par with unbeatable strength or spidey senses, she’s got the chops to take down Dr. Doom. In Marvel Puzzle Quest. She’s also the first character to have color strengths in Yellow, Green, and Purple gems, giving her a unique power set. You can win win her in the Oscorp: Heroic story event, which ends on January 21.

You can download Marvel Puzzle Quest for free on the App Store today to catch Squirrel Girl.

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GAMEVIL Updates Darkness Reborn with Item Evolution, an Expert Mode, and More

Posted by on January 19th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Fans of GAMEVIL‘s relatively new MORPG Darkness Reborn are in for a treat: the game is getting a January update.

Per the recent press release, version 1.1.1 brings:

Elemental Dungeons: Every Monday through Saturday, players can participate in daily dungeons, where they will encounter and defeat monsters of different strengths and elements such as fire, ice, poison, and lightning, in order to receive Evolve Stones.

Item Evolution System: Using these newly introduced Evolve Stones, players can evolve their maximum-enhanced Epic and Legendary items for the chance to increase their items’ Gear Scores.

Equipment Salvage System: In addition to having an Evolve option, Epic and Legendary items now have a Salvage function through which players can acquire crafting materials, Evolve Stones, and Evolution Catalyst (an item that increases the chance of a successful evolution).

Expert Mode: After clearing all 15 stages in the Fallen Iron Castle map in Hard Mode, players can attempt to clear stages in Expert Mode, beginning in the Archen Forest map. The Expert Mode will bring challenges such as increased HP, Attack, and number of monsters.

We had an opportunity to formally look at Darkness Reborn last year and enjoyed it quite a bit. It’s available for free (with available in-app purchases) on the App Store now.

via: Our Review

NFL Quarterback 15 & NFL Kicker 15 Receive Super Bowl-Themed Updates This Week

Posted by on January 13th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Full Fat, the developer behind NFL Quarterback 15 and NFL Kicker 15 (and more), have announced that both those apps will be receiving updates just in time for the Super Bowl.

Both games will get a new Super Bowl theme, and there is a new stadium too: The University of Phoenix Stadium, which is hosting Super Bowl XLIX.

Both NFL Quarterback 15 and NFL Kicker 15 are slated to receive the update this Thursday, January 15th, and both games are available for $0.99 each on the App Store.

Procrastinate Much? 24me’s New Procrastination Fighter Feature Might be of Use

Posted by on January 12th, 2015
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

24me, the well-regarded, award-winning personal assistant utility, recently received an update that adds a Procrastination Fighter tool: a smart algorithm that studies the user’s traits and helps find times in which overdue tasks might be performed.

The update brings:

* Procrastination Fighter: 24me finds the right time during the day to help you with overdue tasks.
* Personalized Calendar – choose your own photos to be displayed on the calendar.
* New repeat rules – weekdays / weekends.
* Temperatures for today and tomorrow on the Task list next to the forecasted weather.
* Completely redesigned Settings and new Smart Alerts menu.
* Bug fixes and performance improvements.

We had an opportunity to review an earlier build of 24me a while back, and mostly liked it. The app is available for free on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

Endless Driver PAKO to Get More Maps and Vehicles in a New Update

Posted by on January 8th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

PAKO, the car chase simulator from Tree Men Games, will be receiving a big update soon.

Now you’ll be able to race around 3 new maps as you avoid being caught in one of the 5 new vehicles. You’ll also be able to update the look of your car at the new printshop, which will let you change its color. And if you have a particularly awesome chase you’ll be able to post it for your friends to see via the Everyplay video sharing function.

The update has already been submitted to Apple and should be available very soon. Meanwhile, PAKO is on sale for $0.99 for a limited time, so download it and start running.

via: Our Review

GoodReader Has Added VoiceOver Compatibility

Posted by on January 5th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

GoodReader, the PDF reader for iOS by Good.iWare Ltd., has updated to include VoiceOver compatibility. This new feature will help support iPhone and iPad users with visual or reading disabilities, as well as busy users who would rather listen to a PDF while taking care of other tasks. It even allows users to control the speed and language a PDF is read in.

This new feature is a big upgrade from the old text-to-speech function, which only read highlighted text instead of the whole pdf. It also reads window names and menu details, making it easier to navigate and find just the information you need.

You can download GoodReader 4.8.1 on the App Store for $4.99.

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via: Our Review

Forget the Gloves – It’s a Cage Match in Real Boxing’s Underground Update

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

Real Boxing, by Vivid Games S.A., has taken the fight underground. In this newest update you’ll be able to fight in the caged arena of the Underground Tournament, where street boxers from all over the world are ready to challenge your boxing skills.

The update also comes with 40 new items and boxer customization options such as hats, facial hair, pants, and more. Deck your boxer out in suitable street fashion and earn yourself a badass reputation.

Real Boxing is available on the App Store for free.

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via: Our Review

Now You Can Explore Mayan Temples in Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ Newest Update

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

Ubisoft has released the new Offshore update for Assassin’s Creed Pirates. Now you can explore 64 Mayan temples hidden across the seas.

You’ll be running though the temples in order to collect stones that unlock map fragments, and these maps will lead you to treasures and epic rewards. The update also includes 50 new daily challenges to keep you busy.

There is plenty to discover in this new update, so download Assassin’s Creed Pirates for free on the App Store today.

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via: Our review

Opera Coast 4.0 Launches on iOS with 4 New Features

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

The Opera Coast web browser, by Opera Software ASA, has been remodeled to streamline browsing for you. The new 4.0 version now offers Discover, Turbo Compression, Coast Cards, and Handoff.

The the Discover feature helps you find the latest stories and news. As soon as you being searching, Opera will load up the most popular items of the day. You can swipe left or right to browse through them. The Turbo Compression reduces the size of webpages making for faster loading and less charges for your phones data bill.

Coast Card is your sharing button. Now when you find a cute video or awesome meme you can easily share it with your friends as Opera Coast will turn the link into an image that can be captioned and shared. Lastly, Handoff lets you move seamlessly between devices and maintain your web surfing. You’ll be able to start a search on your iPhone and pick it up on your iPad or laptop.

Opera Coast 4.0 is available for free in the App Store now.

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via: Our Review

New Version of Tempo Smart Calendar Helps You Plan Your Day Without Opening the App

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Tempo, the smart calendar for iOS 8 by Tempo AI, has added a new Contextual Widget, Interactive Notifications, and 10 New Languages. Using iOS8’s Today View, you can see all of your upcoming events without opening the calendar. You can even add new events, check contact details, get directions, check flight status, and more.

The update has also added Evening Notifications, which are sent later in the day and provide an overview of tomorrow’s events to help you prepare. And 10 new languages have been added to Tempo to make it more universal. They are Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish.

Tempo is available on the App Store for free.

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Light in the Dark, by Dreamgate Studios, is celebrating the holidays with a new expansion called Aztec Ruins. In this update, the baby Totems have run off again. You’ll have to solve the puzzles to find all of the lil’ totems and return them to their parents. The Aztec Ruins add 72 new levels, including 12 challenge levels and character skins.

Aztec Ruins also features the new Ghost light feature, which makes enemies fall asleep when it hits them and deactivates other features, such as a revolving mirror.

You can download Light in the Dark for $1.99 on the App Store now.

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via: Our Review

Living Room 3D for IKEA Makes All In-App Purchases Free Until 2015

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Living Room 3D for Ikea: iCanDesign, by Oleksandr Rysenko, is giving everyone a Christmas gift for the holidays. All of the app’s features are currently free until 2015. If you’ve been clamoring to redecorate or just like playing around with interior design, now is the time to check it out.

Living Room 3D for Ikea lets you design your dream living room. You can move the furniture, change flooring, repaint the walls, and add décor and accessories. You can also share your complete living room with friends and family on social networks or via e-mail.

You can download the Living Room 3D for Ikea: iCanDesign for free on the App Store, and all of the in-app purchases will be free until 2015.

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A New Update Races onto Asphalt 8: Airborne

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Gameloft is giving the gift of updates to Asphalt 8: Airborne. The update features Pro Kits that let you exceed your car’s previous max specs, 11 new Cars including the Tramontana XTR and Arrinera Hussarya, a new location, a new token system, and 3 winter-themed tracks.

The token system lets you earn tokens by playing events or buying them in the shop. You can then use the tokens to acquire exclusive cars, refill Fuel, or buy Boosters.

You can get in on the Asphalt 8: Airborne holiday action by downloading it for free now.

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via: Our Review

It’s Bird vs. Bird in the New PvP Mode for Angry Birds Epic

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

Rovio and Chimera Entertainment have released the hounds! No…wait I mean Birds! Angry Birds Epic has gotten a shiny new PVP mode, so now you can crush your friends with your bird army.

The pigs are taking a break from the beatings to watch the birds fight it out on “Terence’s ship” docked on the south beach of Piggy Island. The new update includes a league system that will let you climb the ladder of success by destroying your foe’s banner. Just don’t let them destroy yours. The battle is turn-based with a focus on tactical game play.

The update isn’t the only thing to get excited about. Coming Dec 21, the game will also have a holiday season for all to enjoy. So download Angry Birds Epic on the App Store for free today to start wailing on each other.

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via: Our Review

Badland Daydream Level Pack Arrives to Celebrate 20 Million Downloads

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

Badland developers Frogmind has announced that their popular side-scroller has reached the 20 million player mark worldwide, and their latest level pack ‘Daydream’ is coming out to celebrate.

Featuring ten new single-player levels, 30 missions, and five achievements, this new level pack also includes the journey of SNORF (one of the multiplayer characters) through the more bizarre sections of Badland. To celebrate the holiday season, the pack is also free for a limited time. Fans of Badland will also be happy to know that Frogmind has announced that they are working on ‘multiple’ titles in the series for release next year.

Badland is available from the App Store now, if you aren’t one of the aforementioned 20 million players, for $3.99. The ‘Daydream’ pack is available for free for a unspecified ‘limited’ time.

via: Our Review

The Vikings are Coming! CastleStorm’s New Update Adds a Survival Mode

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

CastleStorm, by Zen Studios, is getting a new update called Free to Siege. Now you’ll be able to challenge yourself to see how long you can last against wave after wave of pillaging vikings. Each wave survived will net you some fame and Pearls.

You can now train your troops and upgrade your weapons to level 20. And you’ll need them to work toward taking first place on new Survival Mode leaderboards.

The Survival Mode update is available for download now, and you can get CastleStorm for free on the App Store.

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Award Winning 80 Days Updated With New Polar Expedition

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

Recently, Time named inkle’s 80 Days their #1 Game of the Year. It plays out as an interactive fiction game with a steampunk reimagining of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days.

inkle has updated 80 Days with the new polar expedition, which adds approximately 30,000 words to 80 Days’ branching narrative. The game lets you explore an entire 3D globe with 150 cities and race your friends to see who can circle the world the fastest.

Join in the race with 80 Days for $4.99 on the App Store.

via: Our review

The Snow is Falling on the French Countryside of Carcassonne’s Newest Update

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

TheCodingMonkeys has recently updated Carcassonne, the tiling laying board game app, with two new expansions: the Winter Edition and the Double Base Tile Set.

The Winter Edition adds a custom interface, new tiles, and the Gingerbread Man to your game. The tasty treat is a delicious holiday bonus for towns that passes from player to player. The Double Base Tile Set expansion lengthens the game by simulating playing with two Carcassonne sets at the same time as many long time players often do with the real board game.

The Winter expansion can be purchased in-game for $1.99 and the Double Base Tile Set expansion is $0.99.

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via: Our review

Mighty Smighties Gets Evolve Cards and New Worlds

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

Herotainment  has released a major update for Mighty Smighties. The update comes with 100 new element-themed levels and Smighty bosses. Each level will have events and more Smighty character cards to collect, and your cards can also evolve now!

You’ll need to strategize on which cards to combine and evolve in order to create mighty superpowers. Some of the evolved powers include Blink, which makes your opponent’s cards invisible; Tangle, which grows roots that hold down your opponent’s cards; and Drain, which decreases the power from your opponent’s deck in battle.

You can check out all the new additions to Mighty Smighties by downloading it for free today.

via: Our review

The original Out There, by Mi Clos Studio, is a space exploration game where you are an astronaut just awakening from cryonic sleep. The game is a huge text adventure with multiple endings and a crafting system with alien technologies to discover.

The game will be getting a new update, the Ω Edition, for free in early 2015. This update will give players new graphics including a dozen new backdrops for planets. You’ll also encounter new alien races, 50 new interactive stories, find new ships, and a experience a brand new ending.The soundtrack will also have a few new tracks by composer Siddhartha Barnhoorn.

There is a lot to look forward to in this new version of Out There, and the wait is almost over.

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via: Our Review

The New Checkmark 2.5, with Checkmark Widget and Interactive Notifications, is Available and On Sale Now

Posted by on December 16th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

The Checkmark 2.5 update, by Snowman, is now available in the App Store now.

The update introduces new features such as the Checkmark Widget that allows you to see any tasks that are due today by swiping down from the top of your screen, and interactive notifications that easily allow you to mark tasks as complete. The app has also been optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and has added iOS 8 support.

To celebrate the update, Snowman is offering Checkmark for 70% off, which means that right now you can buy it for just $2.99.

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via: Our Review

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light has Gone Universal, Now Includes HD Visuals

Posted by on December 16th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

The super fun Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, by SQUARE ENIX, has gone universal with a new update.

This new update supports iOS 8 as well, and iPhone users will be happy to hear that it now properly supports the iPhone 5 and up. Players will also be able to enjoy searching for the Mirror of Smoke in central America with new high-resolution visuals.

Check out the new and improved Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on the app store for $4.99.

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via: Our Review

The Latest Only One Update Adds New Classes, Enemies, and Abilities

Posted by on December 16th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

The biggest update yet for Ernest Szoka‘s Only One has arrived on the App Store, bringing new enemies, abilities, and classes to play as into the free-to-play arena fighter.

Players can now take on the hordes of enemies as either the Barbarian, Valkyrie, Ninja, or Only One, with new ‘Inferno’, ‘Cripple’, and ‘Bloodlust’ abilities available as well. Bat, Skeleton, and Golem enemies have also entered the arena, along with twenty more levels and two new levels, optimization for iPhone 6, a retina-quality interface, and big fixes rounding everything out.

Only One is available to download from the App Store now and will cost you only one moment of your time to get.

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via: Our Review

Cross DJ 2.0 Tweaks the Interface and Performance

Posted by on December 15th, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Cross DJ HD, by MIXVIBES, has been updated to version 2.0. They’ve tweaked the UI and upgraded the performance so Cross DJ now runs faster, takes up less space, and scales to the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus’ screens.

MIXVIBES has modeled the new interface off of traditional hardware equipment. Each of the two decks are independent with separate tabs, and the pitch bend zone is bigger and easier to use. You can add your SoundCloud account to Cross DJ for free and the app now has iTunes integration; letting you sort tracks by BPM, title, artist, album ,or genre.

There are a ton of other new features to check out. So grab a copy and start mixing. You can download Cross DJ HD for $5.99 on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

Feel the Freeze in Tiny Troopers: Alliance This Week

Posted by on December 15th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

‘Where Eagles Freeze’ is the new update for Tiny Troopers: Alliance, by Chillingo and Kukouri Mobile Entertainment. Your tiny soldiers will be donning their long johns as winter has come to the battle field.

There is a new map populated by snowmen and penguins, two new campaigns with 20 new missions, and you can get 100 free medals for logging in between December 25th – 31st. Also, to get into the holiday spirit of giving, you’ll be able to donate troops to other players.

You can try out all the frosty fun in Tiny Troopers: Alliance for free on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

Oceanhorn Gets an “Ultra” Graphics Update for Metal-Using Devices

Posted by on December 15th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

FDG Entertainment has released the Oceanhorn “V2.5 Ultra Graphics Update” for the holidays. Now fans can enjoy super-refined graphics with ambient occlusion (really fine shading), improved lighting effects, and 60fps performance on their iPhone 6, 6 Plus, or iPad Air 2.

FDG is also holding an Oceanhorn Screenshot and Fan Art Competition where you can win an iPad Air 2. All you have to do to participate is take a cool screenshot and tweet it with the hashtag #oceanhorn before January 10, 2015. The development team will select the best entry. For more details check out their blog.

You can check out this sleek new Oceanhorn for $8.99 on the App Store.

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via: Our Review
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