Today in the App Store -- Minecraft, Hitman GO and more

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 Hitman GO; the new Arpeggist; and an update to Minecraft. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

SAT Trainer - NerdCoach [$6.99 → Free] NerdCoach’s LSAT Trainer is a video-game inspired study tool that makes LSAT test prep fun and portable.

Slingshot Racing [$0.99 → Free] Behold a beautiful steampunk environment with ice tracks, grappling hooks, snowmen and more!

Funfair Ride Simulator 2 [$1.99 → Free] Did you ever control your own carnival ride? Sure not. But now you have the opportunity to catch up with the "Funfair Ride Simulator 2" on your Smartphone and Tablet!

Alpha Omega [$0.99 → Free] Each level is full of clues to reveal. Once you are able to decipher a word others will begin to reveal themselves... As words are solved the puzzle's overall clue will reveal itself as well!

Photo Frame Calendar & Clock [$1.99 → Free] Turn your iOS device into a beautiful digital photo frame with the minimalist style.

LeechTunes [$3.99 → Free] Now you can listen to your music with great ease and style. LeechTunes features customized gesture controls in a skinned interface that shouts out your personality.

Toca Doctor [$2.99 → Free] Let your kids be a doctor for a day! Examine a patient and solve fun puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. Beautiful artwork and fun sounds guides your kids through 21 different puzzles!

Toca Doctor HD [$2.99 → Free] Let your kids be a doctor for a day! Examine a patient and solve fun puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. Beautiful artwork and fun sounds guides your kids through 21 different puzzles!

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered [$9.99 → $4.99] With a rich multilayered narrative, innovative presentation, and a chilling musical score by famed Hollywood composer Angelo Badalementi, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered serves as the definitive version of the supernatural murder mystery and (re)introduces the groundbreaking title to old and new fans alike.

Hitman GO [$4.99 → $0.99] Get your daily fix of Agent 47 with this elegant, strategy-based Hitman game!

Stratego® Single Player [$2.99 → $1.99] Stratego® Official Single Player from Jumbo is all about good tactics, strategy and cold hard bluff, a combination of chess and poker.

Trixibrix [$1.99 → $0.99] Amazing combination of brick breaking and side scrolling gameplay with simple and super responsive controls.

Sunny ~ Sleep Relax Meditate on the Beach with Calm Wave and Ocean Sounds [$2.99 → $0.99] You will sleep and feel better with Sunny, your collection of beautiful beaches recorded in stereoscopic 3D for headphones.

The Witch With No Name HD [$3.99 → $0.99] The Witch With No Name is an artful blend of story and games

SkySafari 4 Pro [$39.99 → $21.99] SkySafari 4 Pro has the largest database of any astronomy app, period. It contains everything in SkySafari 4 Plus, and adds over 1.2 GB of data, including 25 million stars from both Hubble Guide Star catalogs, over 740,000 galaxies down to 18th magnitude, and over 630,000 solar system objects

Big Photo [$2.99 → $0.99] Big Photo provides capability to view large images or photos over 45MPs (like panoramas) up to 115MP for latest iPhone/iPad, as well as small icons, all in full resolution, and zoom to pixel level. Double tap to zoom in/out.

ToneStack [$9.99 → $4.99] ToneStack is the ultimate UNIVERSAL app for signal processing: with the LARGEST and BEST selection of AMPS & FX, the latest advancements in modeling technology, and an unbelievably powerful yet simple interface – it simply shreds all the other guys.

iOS Apps On Sale

The Inner World [$2.99 → $0.99] The Inner World – A hilarious and critically acclaimed 2D-Point’n’Click Adventure.

Stratego® Single Player [$2.99 → $1.99] Stratego® Official Single Player from Jumbo is all about good tactics, strategy and cold hard bluff, a combination of chess and poker.

Trixibrix [$1.99 → $0.99] Amazing combination of brick breaking and side scrolling gameplay with simple and super responsive controls.

Drawn To Kill [$1.99 → $0.99] can train you. I can teach you how to use that bow; how to get bullseyes; how to face off against the dastardly Mac Thundergut, master thief and local bully.

Grenade Fishing Jr [$1.99 → $0.99] Make some waves and catch boat-loads of fish with Grenade Fishing!

Big Photo [$2.99 → $0.99] Big Photo provides capability to view large images or photos over 45MPs (like panoramas) up to 115MP for latest iPhone/iPad, as well as small icons, all in full resolution, and zoom to pixel level. Double tap to zoom in/out.

ToneStack [$9.99 → $4.99] ToneStack is the ultimate UNIVERSAL app for signal processing: with the LARGEST and BEST selection of AMPS & FX, the latest advancements in modeling technology, and an unbelievably powerful yet simple interface – it simply shreds all the other guys.

Recipe Gallery [$2.99 → $0.99] Save any recipe from magazines, cookbooks, recipe cards, and Web sites in less than a minute with little or no typing. Recipe Gallery is the fastest and most convenient way to save, find and use the recipes you love

TempoRun [$1.99 → $0.99] The perfect run is only a download away with TempoRun, the easiest way to sync your footsteps to the beat of your music.

Discounted Mac Apps

Statiked [$19.99 → Free] Creating Static Blogs Made Easy, Write Just Right!

HDRtist Pro [$29.99 → $1.99] HDRtist Pro. Simple and streamlined workflow, with features such as 1-Click HDR editing.

Writedown [$1.99 → Free] Writedown is a minimalistic text editor for distraction-free writing.

New and Notable Apps

Arpeggist [$4.99] Arpeggist is a MIDI Note arpeggiator with a very flexible step matrix editor for programming and a unique “rolling dice” random arpeggio generator.

Take Me There — Get Directions Fast. [$0.99] Take Me There lets you effortlessly get directions to your most frequented locations.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Minecraft: Pocket Edition [$6.99] Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Version 0.11.1 includes the following changes:

  • Skins! Change your in-game look by uploading your own skin or choosing one from our downloadable packs
  • Just so you know, the skins update is compatible with Minecraft: Skin Studio, available from the App Store
  • One more thing about the skins: you need to pay to unlock some, but loads of them are free, so don’t stress about it too much

Moleskine Timepage – Calendar for iCloud, Google & Exchange [$4.99] The most elegant calendar for your pocket and wrist, Timepage is a calendar designed to make every day more enjoyable. Version 1.0.1 includes the following changes:

  • iCloud 2 Step Verification Fix – If you had difficulty connecting your iCloud account, please add the account again.
  • iCloud Shared Calendar Support
  • Sync improvements for Google & Exchange – Please note the initial account sync may take some time and more improvements are on the way.
  • Background sync improvements
  • Setting for turning sounds on/off
  • Setting to disable event animation on the timeline
  • Event animation on the timeline is slower when enabled
  • New white theme
  • Setting for showing or hiding “weeks from now” on the timeline
  • Improved text colour on Seaweed Green theme
  • Improved layout of events on 42mm Apple Watch
  • Various bug fixes