Posts Tagged update

A Big Update Has Come to Documents 5 Today – Includes Personal Music, Add-Ons for iPhone, and More

Posted by on July 8th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

There are some fun new things for Documents 5 by Readdle that have been released today. Users may now listen to music while reading, continually scroll, and it has integrated ePub and FB2 formats. The e-readers have various settings: sepia or night mode, fast bookmarks, thumbnails, and much more.

The iPhone version of Documents 5 has also received a big boost as it now supports add-ons, which were previously supported only on the iPad. These add-ons include: Readdle apps PDF Expert 5, Scanner Pro, and Printer Pro.

Documents 5 is a great media player and document viewer that you can pick up for free on the App Store.

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Hold on to Your Blocks: There’s a Huge Minecraft – Pocket Edition Update Coming July 10!

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

Mojang has dug deep and announced the 0.9.0 update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. This is their biggest update yet with infinite worlds, abandoned mineshafts, villages, caves, and an insane amount of new blocks and items including Monster Eggs and huge mushroom blocks. Mojang has also added biomes from the PC version including mesas, jungles, swamps, and extreme hills. The biomes will have the new feature generator that makes lakes, vines, and the always exciting monster rooms.

Players will be able to tame wolves and fight new mobs including Slimes, Endermen, Silverfish, and the diabolical Mooshrooms. Alongside a bunch of bug fixes, the interaction button has been revamped so you won’t accidentally sucker-punch your new wolf companion.

Will all these additions and so much more packed into the 0.9.0 update, now is a great time to pick up Minecraft: Pocket Edition. The game is available on the app store for $6.99.

via: Our Review

Dark Guardians Update Adds Checkpoints, Improves Controls, and More

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

Dark Guardians, the gorgeous rhythm runner game created by Mathieu Akita, has released a new update. The game now has more check points, hero upgrades, bosses, and the touch zones have been expanded for easier play. The update also fixes the “Quit crash” bug, everyone’s relief.

You can pick up Dark Guardians today for $0.99 on the App Store.

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Chills, Thrills, and Gambling are Abound in Talisman’s Latest Update

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Nomad Games, has just released Version 3.4 of Talisman. The update includes a new game setup screen, new font, Language and text fixes, the ‘View Board’ option, and the Gambler character pack. The Gambler has the special ability to tempt fate by rolling 1 die and add his Craft against another player he lands on. If the gambler’s score is equal to or higher than the other character’s score, he gains 1 fate. Otherwise, he must choose to lose 1 fate or 1 life. He can also discard fate after a die roll to reduce the odds.

Recently Nomad also gave us the Frostmarch expansion pack. It included 4 new characters (Necromancer, Leprechaun, Warlock, and Ogre Chieftain), 84 Adventure Cards, 20 Spells, 24 Warlock Quest cards and new alternative ending rules.

You can face the Ice Queen and her frozen minions for $4.99, and snag the Gambler character pack for $0.99.

via: Our Talisman Review

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

More Multiplayer Goodness Comes to BADLAND as it Goes on Sale

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

There’s yet another update for the keenly supported side-scrolling adventure, BADLAND.

This latest update, number 18 for those who are counting, expands the game’s co-op multiplayer with 40 new levels – ensuring you can play through the whole story with up to four players, all on the same device. The substantial update also brings with it 120 new missions and 6 new achievements.

To celebrate such great news, BADLAND is currently 50% off in a summer sale, bringing its price down to $1.99 for a limited time only.

Grab Editor’s Choice winning BADLAND from the App Store now.

via: Our Review

Beamly TV Now Offers Personalized TV guides and More Social Interaction

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

There’s a new update afoot for the TV-focused social networking app, Beamly TV.

Alongside being able to follow your favorite shows and stars, you can now enjoy a personalized guide to plan your week’s viewing and ensure you don’t miss a thing. As well as that, you can now post to other Beamly TV users’ walls, and take and share animated selfies of your reaction to the latest shows.

The update is available now from the App Store, and Beamly TV is a free download.

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Check Your Baggage with Hitman GO’s New Airport Box Update

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

Square Enix has released the Airport Box Update for Hitman Go today. It’s the first content update for the game since it’s release and it includes 15 new levels, new game-play mechanics (civilian mode, moving walkways, skipping turns), and new enemies. You can access the Airport levels either by unlocking them through regular play or by paying $0.99 to unlock them early.

Hitman Go is available in the App Store for $4.99.

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via: Our Review

Sometimes You Die, Sometimes You Get Updated – the Brutal Platformer gets New Levels and a Price Drop

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

Philipp Stollenmayer, maker of the platforming puzzler Sometimes You Die, has just released a major update! The update includes 7 all new levels that are harder than the original story mode, a German translation, and players will have to find a code that unlocks a secret new feature of the game.

To celebrate the update Sometimes You Die will be going on sale on from today (7/3) through Saturday (7/5) for $0.99!

via: Our Review

An International Cup Themed Update for Flick Kick Football Legends is Available Now

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

The World Cup is still in full swing so it’s an ideal time for soccer games to be updated, which will explain why that’s happened with Flick Kick Football Legends.

The game now offers cut scenes for the International Cup, a new skill change in the form of Stare Down, an increased stamina bottle (up to 16 slots), and the option to play the International Cup in a suitably-themed stadium. Clearer explanations for the country link skill have also been included.

Flick Kick Football Legends is free to download from the App Store, so of course that means the update is free, too!

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via: Our Review

Conference Calling Just Got Even Easier with Citrix Convoi’s Latest Update

Posted by on June 30th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

There’s a new update out for conference calling app, Citrix Convoi, and it’s a big one!

The update means that your call participants can join in without any need for the app. You can immediately dial-out to people on your contact list or distribute the conference call number to folks so they can simply dial in. There’s not even any need for pin numbers to be entered beforehand! As well as that, group texts are also possible, allowing you to send and receive SMS text messages between calls.

Simple and effective, Citrix Convoi is out now and free to download. Heads up though, it’s currently only available in the USA and Canada.

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A New Update Brings Achievements and More to Eliss Infinity

Posted by on June 30th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

A massive update for innovative puzzle game, Eliss Infinity, has just been released.

The game now offers Game Center achievements, an in-game counterpart to such achievements called Gems, immediate visual feedback to demonstrate when planets should be bigger or smaller, as well as visualization of recent supernovas.

Elsewhere, the difficulty curve has been smoothed out meaning things should start out a little easier for Eliss Infinity novices, plus the tutorial has been touched up and improved upon so things make more sense.

Already garnering 4.5 stars from us, Eliss Infinity just got even better. It’s out now and it’s priced at $2.99.

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via: Our Review

Dungeon Hunter 4′s Latest Update Adds Guilds

Posted by on June 30th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

There’s a new and chunky update for Editor’s Choice winning Dungeon Hunter 4. It brings with it a much-requested Guilds features, enabling players to band together, chat amongst their guild members, and compete for special items in guild challenges. These items are exclusive to guilds, including new weapons and armor that’s sure to be of great help.

Fun and profit is also available through the Wheel of Fate, allowing players to win new rings that will give them new and useful bonuses throughout the game.

Dungeon Hunter 4 is out now and available free from the App Store.

via: Our Review

First Strike Update Sets Sights on iPhone

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

There comes a time in every app’s life when it has to learn to spread its wings and leave the nest. Thanks to First Strike‘s version 1.1 update, that time has finally arrived for budding warmongers everywhere, as it makes its first appearance on the iPhone.

Along with the switch in screen space the game has also gone through a series of changes that run the gamut from adding in new super-weapons to the ability to toggle the “fast play” functionality and a brand new highlighting system. Oh, and don’t forget about the usual collection of bugfixes and performance optimizations that also help round out this fantastic patch.

First Strike is available now as a Universal app for $3.99.

via: OUR REVIEW

Button Based Controls Come to Dark Land

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

There’s a small but fairly significant update out now for Bulkypix’s dark Endless Runner, Dark Lands.

Besides a number of bug fixes and some performance improvements for all devices (especially the iPhone 4, yay), the game now offers a button based control system for those who just couldn’t get on with the swipes that were previously required.

Dark Lands is available now from the App Store and it’s a free download.

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via: Our Review

Parking Mania’s Lot Just Expanded with a 2.0 Update

Posted by on June 26th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

For those still wanting to indulge their inner desires for more mobile driver’s education, Parking Mania has a treat for you! Almost five years after the title’s original release, the game has finally made the jump to version 2.0!

Talk about adding value; the newest update includes an additional 45 levels. This brings the game to a grand total of 175 stages of vehicular navigating madness. But that’s not all! This update revamps many other aspects of the game including the visuals, some of the core mechanics, and the inclusion of a leaderboard system that links up with your Facebook friends list.

Parking Mania is available now as an iPhone-focused app for $0.99.

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Plants vs Zombies 2 Update Brings First Part of the Dark Ages Expansion

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

An update has arrived for Plants vs Zombies 2, adding the first part of the Dark Ages campaign previously announced at E3. This latest update brings new levels into the game alongside the return of fan-favorite ‘Shroom’ plants – and a new plant, the Sun Beam. The Knight Zombie and Jester Zombie also make their début alongside Medieval Zombies and more, with these new zombies aiming for your brains as always.

Plants vs Zombies 2 is available now and is free-to-play.

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via: Our Review

Smule’s Magic Piano Makes the Musical World a Little Bit Smaller

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

It is always kind of neat when developers find ways to cross streams with their different pieces of software. The most recent update to Magic Piano is a perfect example of that, melding the world of keyboard with another Smule property, Sing! Karaoke.

In their aptly named “Sing! Jams” update, Magic Piano now has the ability to give players the ultimate karaoke experience by providing a voice accompaniment track from actual people playing in Smule’s singing counterpart title. So beware fellow songbirds. The tunes you belt out from the comfort of your own iOS device may be shared with a stranger across the globe!

Magic Piano (v7.0) is available as a universal app on the App Store for free.

Dropbox Adds Some Time-Saving New Features

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

There’s a new update out for everyone’s favorite cloud storage app, Dropbox, and it’s a useful one.

The app now allows you to reorder your Favorites list with a simple touch and hold motion. It’s a small but significant step in making things that bit quicker for you. As well as that, you can now set up Dropbox with your camera, simplifying the set up process when linking a computer to the service. Plus, Dropbox now remembers your recent locations when importing files, which is bound to save some time!

Dropbox is available now on the App Store and it’s a free download.

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source: Dropbox

Box Update Adds Box Notes, Usability Improvements, and More

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

Box, the cross-platform cloud storage solution tool, has received an update that brings the Box Notes feature to iOS devices. The feature allows for collaboration and even concurrent editing.

From the blogpost:

At its core, Box Notes is about making it easy to work with others. It promotes the sharing of information and collaboration. Live, concurrent editing lets everyone read and make changes instantly together. This is great for meetings – even when some participants aren’t in the office. And with today’s global workforce, not everyone is online and working at the same time – Box Notes is great for those situations too. Notes are automatically available to collaborators of the folder, so there’s no need to share each individual note with the people who need it.

The update also has usability fixes and improved compatibility with iWork files. Box is available for free on the App Store.

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source: Box Blog

Big Action Mega Fight! Ditches Free to Play, Set to Relaunch as Premium Title

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

Big Action Mega Fight! developers Double Stallion Games have announced that their previously free-to-play brawler is set to relaunch as a premium title on June 25. In this new version of the game, ads, in-app purchases, and two sets of currencies will be no more, with gameplay progression adjusted to avoid any tedium or grinding. The game will also feature the new levels, enemies, and features added since the launch of the free-to-play version.

This change is being made after players commented to the developers that the free-to-play model did not feel right. As such, the developers decided to experiment with a paid version of the game on the Amazon App Store back in March, which generated a positive reaction from players. As a result, this new premium version is now set to become available to iOS players as well.

The new version of Big Action Mega Fight! is available on the App Store for $1.99, with the price set to increase to $2.99 after a week.

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via: Our Review

King of Dragon Pass is on Sale and has a New Update

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

King of Dragon Pass, the rich storytelling game by A Sharp is going on sale June 24 to celebrate their new update. The next iteration of the game will include 15 new scenes and a new character’s multi-year saga, as well as integrating player ideas in two events – one of which was an entry that won A Sharp’s scene contest. In the contest players submitted a situation, including art guidelines, and 3-5 responses.

They have also added an option to enlarge text, fixed some bugs, and improved the voice-overs, making this update not only full of new content, but improving the old content as well. The Game will be 20% off for a limited time starting today and the update will be free.

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via: Our Review

Cross DJ Update Adds SoundCloud Integration

Posted by on June 23rd, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

A new update has arrived for Cross DJ, adding SoundCloud integration to the mixing app. This means that users can log into their SoundCloud account (even if they don’t have a Pro account) and access all of the tracks on the service, which will load just as quickly as those locally-hosted. Once the mix is completed, users can then share it via major DJ platforms, with no post-processing needed.

Cross DJ is available now at $1.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch, and $3.99 for iPad.

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via: Our Review

Huge Wayward Souls Update Hits the App Store

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

Exceptional roguelike-inspired action-RPG Wayward Souls has been significantly updated.

The game now offers a new dungeon in the form of The Labyrinth, offering 20 floors of pain, the conclusion of the stories of the current six characters, plus a new boss. There are a bunch of new hats, a new Super Secret Area, some tweaks to the general game, and all-around fixes to anything else that needed correcting.

As is the way with Rocketcat Games’s promised pricing structure, Wayward Souls has gone up in price by $1, increasing to $5.99. There’ll be another price increase to $6.99 when the next update is released soon. Given, there’s already some information about the next update, including MFI controller support and at least two new dungeon modes, it’s the ideal time to dive into it and snap up Wayward Souls, before it rises in price once again.

Wayward Souls is available now on the App Store, priced at $5.99.

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Update includes:

- Fixes for the zoom-in bug for iPad 1 and iOS 5.1.1.
- Control tweaks for iPad devices, you can set movement and swipe sensitivy separately.
- Health potions are no longer awful.
- Automatic screen flipping.
- Map now also shows your floor number.
- Try to charge up a power attack when low on energy will no longer prevent you from moving.
- You no longer get an energy regeneration bonus for charging up a power attack.
- Hats stay on your head instead of unequipping.
- Match Hat Color moved to the hatbox menu instead of options.
- A bunch of new hats.
- REPEAT STORY: ON/OFF toggle in options menu.
- Gauranteed rare chest after each boss.
- Chests can now be destroyed after being opened, to prevent weird situations where you could get stuck.
- Some fixes to level generation in the first three dungeons.
- Increased gold drop rate in the third and fourth dungeons.
- Rare chests now drop normal hats if you run out of rare hats to find.
- Guard Captains should no longer attack you immediately when they take damage.
- Flame traps should be a bit more forgiving now.
- Tapping during the retry/victory epitaphs now skips the text much faster.
- Reflection damage buffed to triple of what it was.
- Super Secret Area, will YOU survive its enigmatic horrors?
- Various other minor tweaks and fixes.
- Lots of character balance changes, with more coming in Update 2. For more details, check out this address:

http://www.rocketcatgames.com/wayward/WSupdate1.txt

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Second update plans:

- MFI Controller support
- Further character tweaks, especially to Rogue
- New Cheevos (achievements for the layman)
- At least two new dungeon modes, including Endless
- Saint Statue revamp, including a bugfix to make them actually appear on random floors.
- Boss healthbars
- Looking into some sort of save syncing, not necessarily iCloud
- Other stuff we didn’t get to do in the first update

via: Our Review

New Update Puts the Talk into Talkboard

Posted by on June 23rd, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Fun yet useful whiteboard iPad app Talkboard has just been updated with some pretty handy new features.

The app will now let you talk to your friends or colleagues while you sketch images and ideas, all in real time. It’s also possible to now import images from photo galleries, as well as easily post boards to social sites, or import them into other apps for viewing purposes.

Plus, for those whose first language isn’t English, the app has been localized for the sake of its Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish speaking users. Italian and Portuguese is set to follow in the coming weeks.

Talkboard is free to download from the App Store.

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Canabalt has Finally Been Updated

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

Good things come to those who wait. Finally, Canabalt has been updated for the first time in over two years!

The update brings with it widescreen support for iPhone 5 owners, the inclusion of Game Center and Twitter integration, a new music track, 4 different runners, and a plethora of bug fixes.

For those who haven’t yet experienced the delights of Canabalt, the game is available now on the App Store, priced at $2.99.

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via: Our Review

Alone in the Dark Updated While Nobody was Looking, and the Fixed Controls Make a Big Difference

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

It seems as though Atari managed to sneak an update to Alone in the Dark onto the App Store while nobody was looking. Perhaps under the cover of… darkness?

The new update addresses my (and everyone’s, really) biggest complaint about the game: the controls. The interface has been tweaked to the point that it’s actually possible to play the game properly, make progress, and even (dare I say it?) have fun! Fun in a nostalgic sort of way, of course. It’s still somewhat awkward and clunky to play, certainly, but now it’s due to the game being so old instead of a totally borked control scheme. In fact, it makes so much of a difference that we’ve even updated our review!

The update to Alone in the Dark is live now, and the game will set you back $0.99 if you don’t already own it.

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via: Our Review

Thomas Was Alone Gets Benjamin’s Flight, Goes on Sale for $5.99

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

A new update has arrived for Thomas Was Alone, bringing with it the previously PlayStation-exclusive expansion for the game, Benjamin’s Flight. This expansion takes place before the events of the main game and stars Benjamin, who goes in search of the Fountain of Wisdom, aided by his father’s jetpack. Contained within the expansion are 20 new levels, three new characters, and a story about “hope and the wild impetuosity of youth.” Oh, and jumping, of course.

Thomas Was Alone is available now for iPad and is currently on sale for $5.99 to celebrate the addition of these new levels.

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via: Our Review

Make New Allies in the Latest Heroes of Dragon Age Update

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

Wardens, rejoice! Heroes of Dragon Age, the visually stunning squad-based battle game that Electronic Arts released last year, has received a big update. Now players have access to the Fortify feature, which binds characters or creatures to heroes in your squad and in-turn ups their stats. EA has also improved the Consume ability to add new fortify slots to upgrade your units.

Best of all, now Heroes of Dragon Age offers ally codes. Now you no longer have to wait to battle someone before asking them to join you. Players can send a unique code to their friends to find them in the game. So grab your buddies, fortify some beasts, and battle your way to infamy.

Heroes of Dragon Age is available on the App Store for free.

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via: Our Review

New Cars Come to Asphalt 8: Airborne

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

There’s a shiny new update for Editor’s Choice winning Asphalt 8: Airborne. It adds a host of new cars, new car packs, and sees the removal of rental fees for events. Time-Limited Events can now be enjoyed using an energy-based system centered around the use of in-game Fuel.

The new cars included are:

Chrysler ME 412
Ferrari FF
Ford 2006 GT
Hennessey Venom GT
Mercedes Benz CLK GTR AMG
Mercedes SLS AMG
2015 Ford Mustang

So, there’s something for everyone’s tastes!

Asphalt 8: Airbone is available now from the App Store and is a free download.

via: Our Review
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