Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. Today’s notable apps include a discount on Star Wars™ Pinball 3, the new Microgue and a major update to Broken Age. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.
iOS Apps Now Free
Lane Splitter [Now free, down from $0.99] Ride your motorcycle at insane speeds through ever changing traffic. Your reflexes will mean the difference between surviving or crashing in spectacular fashion. Do you have what it takes to reach TOP SPEED?
Swordigo [Now free, down from $2.99] Run, jump and fight your way through a vast world to defeat the spreading corruption.
Bonza Word Puzzle [Now free, down from $2.99] Bonza is a new type of crossword that has become an instant classic. It mixes word search, jigsaw and trivia knowledge to create something completely fresh.
Star Rover HD - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching [Now free, down from $2.99] Do you love the starry night? Do you want to know everything in the sky? Star Rover HD is the fantastic planetarium for your iPad. Just hold up your iPad and Star Rover HD will tell you exactly what you are pointing at.
iOS Apps On Sale
Star Wars™ Pinball 3 [On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Star Wars™ Pinball: Heroes Within tables are now available for download! Star Wars Episode VI: A New Hope, Droids, Masters of the Force and Han Solo have been added to the Star Wars Pinball collection.
DOOO [On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] DOOO is a utterly smart tool for organizing your ideas,pictures,voices,sketches and even maps with quick and easy user interface.
Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath [On sale for $2.99, down from $4.99] In the dusty, undeveloped wastelands of Western Mudos, cantankerous townsfolk find their settlements besieged by belligerent outlaws. Along comes Stranger, a drifter turned bounty hunter, with a unique double-barreled critter-firing crossbow.
Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™ [On sale for $2.99, down from $9.99] Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™
Discounted Mac Apps
Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™ [On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™
Star Wars®: Empire At War [On sale for $9.99, down from $19.99] From the lives of soldiers to the deaths of planets, you are the supreme galactic commander. It is a time of galactic civil war. Ta
New and Notable Apps
Microgue [$0.99] Climb a dark tower in this Micro sized Rogue-like that focuses more on character movement, than stats and gear.
BIAS FX [$29.99] BIAS FX turns your iPad into a world-class, guitar amp-and-effects processor.
Updates you don’t want to miss
broken age [$9.99] Broken Age is a family friendly, hand-animated, puzzle-filled adventure game with an all-star cast, including Elijah Wood, Jack Black and Masasa Moyo.. Version 2.0 includes the following changes:
- The full Broken Age adventure is here, in all its beautiful, 2D, hand-painted glory!
- Previously players were only able to play until the end of Act 1, but this update unlocks the full game.
Lifeline… [$2.99] Lifeline is a playable, branching story of survival against all odds. . Version 1.2 includes the following changes:
- Improved scrolling on Apple Watch.
- Fixed story typos & bugs, especially a spot where you could get stuck by following a specific sequence of choices. If you got stuck here, you may have to back up to the last decision point and make your choice again to proceed.
- Fixed a problem where you could not review recent messages if you returned to the game after Taylor has disconnected. Instead of an automatic popup, a system message button will now appear at the end of the story log.
- Clarified how to restart the story once you’ve completed any path (tap the button at the bottom of the screen and choose "Start Story Over”).
- Clarified that once you’ve finished any path you can revisit previous choices by scrolling back and tapping either of the response buttons.
- Improved scrolling & Fast Mode: it will only auto-scroll if you’re already at the end of the story log. By the way, Fast Mode unlocks after completing any two story paths.