A dungeon crawler built from the oldest of old-school sensibilities, Legend of Grimrock tasks you with working your way through a maze-like dungeon, full of secrets, enemies and a pretty strong chance of untimely death. You play as a team of four prisoners, promised their freedom if they can just make it through the dungeon with their skin still attached.
Even more quality games are available to download this week from the AppStore so if you’re looking for something that’s both fulfilling and worth your money, be sure to check out these games on our list. Fans of the first Spider game are sure to enjoy unravelling a web of mystery and solving its unique puzzles in Rite of the Shrouded Moon. Fans of shoot ‘em ups will enjoy blasting through merciless levels in Bullet Nocturne as well as saving humans from a catastrophe in Apocalypse Meow. And if you’re looking to get scared silly, give Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 a try. Read on for more of these and many other great games that made it on our list this week.
Apple and Google may be rivals, but there’s no denying how useful Google’s apps can be on iPhone and iPad. There’s an iOS app for just about every service that Google offers. Gmail, Google Drive, Chrome, Google Calendar, and, of course, search. These apps, however, adhere to Google's "Material Design" principles rather than what you may be used to with most iOS apps. But don't worry — here's a primer on how to use them. [via TechRadar]
Is Wacom looking over its shoulder asking who the new kid right on its heels is? Or is the race over before it has begun? Astropad offers the ability to use your iPad as a graphics tablet, so we wanted to know if it’s as good as it sounds.
Considering how many apps are already out there for iOS, you might think developers would be running out of fresh ideas, but somehow they continue to wow us. This week's lineup of new and updated goodies contains a nifty app for turning real-world colors into custom keyboards, a slick new UI for Apple Music competitor Rhapsody, a new way to make decisions with friends, better email with a side of calendar and contacts, Yahoo's effort to combine text messaging with silent video, a Creative Cloud-enabled photo collage editor, password management on Apple Watch, and an app for weeding out duplicates in your photo library. It's all in this week's New App Recap!
Flight seems to be the theme of this week’s batch of AppStore downloads as a few games on our list are all about flying high or flinging things into the sky. Take the cast of Angry Birds 2, for instance: they’re back to getting flung into things, and even more physics-based puzzles await you in this sequel. Race the Sun is a thrilling racer that challenges you to prolong your inevitable doom and keep your ship in flight, and Red Game Without a Great Name boasts some tricky levels and an adorable mechanical bird. And if you want to relive your glory days playing top-down shoot ‘em ups at the arcade, give Operation Dracula a shot or two. These and many more great games made our list this week so check them out.
For all the imagination in kids’ creativity apps, they can feel oddly constrained. Once you’ve built the cookie/doll/car, what’s it for? Just taking a photo seems a sad end to the rollercoaster of creation. That’s where Robot Factory aims to fix things.
The month of July is racing to a close, but the App Store continues churning out plenty of new and updated apps to keep your summer hotter than ever! This week's New App Recap lineup includes creative ways to dress up your Instagram photos, gussy up iOS device wallpaper, find out where your favorite movies and TV shows are streaming online, start your own portable TV station, use email for messaging, test out a cool scanning app for free, find the nearest hot spots no matter where you are in the world, and design your own room in a virtual 3D space. Click ahead for the details!
The best new iOS games of this week include plenty of robust titles that are sure to give you hours of enjoyment no matter where you go. Fans of any good drama are sure to appreciate the penultimate installment of Game of Thrones, which features even more dramatic twists and turns for House Forrester. The same can be said about the ominous investigations you’ll undertake as you explore New Orleans in the classic Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. Lastly, anyone looking for a great MMO that doesn’t require a mouse is in luck as the epic Forsaken World is now on mobile. Read on for more puzzlers, platformers, and other great games out this week.
Glass Planner is a productivity aid that attempts to seamlessly integrate your calendar and to-do lists. In the “Plan” tab, you create and browse appointments, events and to-dos in a view that resembles Fantastical’s Day Ticker. “Act” forces focus on tasks that can still be completed today, while “Done” is a browsable archive of completed and past items.