We've got a game load of apps on sale this weekend and there are tons more we didn't have space to cover. At least two big franchises are having loads of apps go on the discount rack for your long weekend fun, so if you want to get your game on, now's your chance.
It’s another heavy week for new iPhone and iPad games, with several big-name releases intermingling with intriguing indies. A port of BioShock brings the classic console and PC shooter to iOS, plus Madden NFL Mobile takes another shot at freemium football and Tiny Tower Vegas adds gambling to its addictive sim concoction — and don’t miss the promising Nightmare Cooperative.
The government of Brazil isn't amused by the Secret app, which lets you make comments you normally wouldn't make on Facebook or Twitter under the protection of anonymity. In fact, it's so incensed by the app that it's ordered Apple to remove the app from the App Store (which it has) and also to remove it remotely from iPhones (which it hasn't.)
Classic gaming in the form of 8-bit graphics and sound effects are going big this week, with a huge price cut across one developer's line up, plus some various other retro-games that just happened to see their price tags slashed. And if you're looking for a smattering of productivity app action, we've got you covered there too. So let's see what's cooking in the App Store these days.
It can be tough to pick out the best new releases amidst the barrage of iPhone and iPad games, but don't worry: we’ve got you covered with our look at the week's most interesting titles. New Star Wars, Assassin’s Creed, and Pac-Man games are heavy-hitters, but don’t overlook indie fare like Deep Under the Sky and Max Gentlemen. Check 'em out and be sure to come back next week for more.
Flappy Bird was one of the great iOS game sensations of last winter; until, that is, creator Dong Nyguen pulled the plug out of fears that the simple game was too addictive. (It was also pulling in more than $50,000 a day.) But now Nguyen has a new game called Swing Copters on the way, and it'll hit the App Store on Thursday.
'Tis the season to head back to school, and this week's New App Recap has a handful of titles to help students and teachers alike get back in the swing of things. We've even got a bit of Hollywood royalty in the lineup, along with a new app dedicated solely to the task of finding a flight to get out of town within hours of buying a ticket.
We've got a little bit of iPhone 6 news coming your way, but if you've heard what they're saying in Thailand, you already know some of it. But what about those sapphire crystal displays? Who's going to get those? You? Your rich relatives? Well, let's see what the rumor mill is going on.
Two months have flown by since word of Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics first surfaced, but only now has the Cupertino company gotten around to adding the brand's Beats Music app to the App Store's "Made by Apple" list.
A little of something for nearly everyone this week, as app price drops were broadly spread across the board. Want to game? We've got a bit of that? Care to take photos and tweak 'em? Oh yeah, we can manage that. Build, create, enjoy, or blow a robot to pieces, we've got the gamut in this week's Price Drop.