New iPad Games of the Week

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Heroes of Might & Magic III and More

iPad users and strategy fans will want to keep an eye out for The Ember Conflict which just soft launched in Canada, New Zealand and several other territories outside the US. The game is a multiplayer fantasy title that allows players to command small 3 man armies in quick 5 minute battles. Each player also has 3 reserve units that they can deploy during a battle allowing gameplay to escalate into 6-on-6 death matches. The Ember Conflict is expected to launch worldwide in April.

Here are this week's most noteworthy iPad app releases for 01/25/15 to 01/31/15. Apple's Free App of the Week is ProCam 2. The photo editor will be free on the Apple App Store until 02/05/15. Also don't forget to check out our App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly universal releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Adventure Time Game Wizard and More

Game of Thrones fans will be happy to know that the second episode of Telltale's mobile game series has received a release date. The episode titled "The Lost Lords" will be available as an in-app purchase on February 5th. You can hit the link above to watch the teaser trailer.

Adventure Time Game Wizard

Mojang held an hour long Q&A talking about the latest update coming to Minecraft: Pocket Edition. You can watch the YouTube video here or just check out this breakdown of all the important information.

Ironhide released an update for Kingdom Rush, showing once again why they're one of the best indie developers out there. The update adds the Castle Blackburn campaign from Frontiers to the original Kingdom Rush title. Ironhide also hinted that the third game in the series, Kingdom Rush Origins, will receive its next update in February.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Mayday! Deep Space and More

Activity has picked up on the App Store now that Apple's holiday break is over, but it was still a slow week for iPad app releases. There were some noteworthy universal releases such as an official Princess Bride game and Wizard Golf RPG. Evernote also released its own document scanning app called Scannable and the popular PC title turned iPad game, Frozen Synapse was released to the iPhone.

Wizard Golf

Another universal title that has everyone talking is Mayday! Deep Space. It is a stealth game that uses Apple's voice recognition technology. Players must give voice commands to help survivors stranded on a damaged medical space station. According to several reviews the voice commands are more than a cheap gimmick and really make the game innovative and fun to play. Mayday! Deep Space is available for $2.99 on the App Store.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Holiday Hangover

Apple's iTunes Connect reopened on Monday, December 29 after being closed for one week for the holidays. This means there were very few new iPad games and apps released this week. Ace Ferrara & The Dino Menace did manage to makes its way back to the App Store after being pulled due to ownership rights issues. The popular space shooter is available for free for one more day, so make sure you grab it now. The App Store should be back in full swing starting next week after everyone gets over their holiday hangovers.

Ace Ferrara & The Dino Menace

Here are this week's most noteworthy App Store releases for 12/29/14 to 01/04/15. Apple's Free App of the Week is Icycle: On Thin Ice. The game will be free on the Apple App Store until 01/09/14.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Happy Holidays!

This will be our last iPad App Store recap of the year since Apple's iTunes Connect will be shutting down December 22-29. We would like to take this time to wish everyone happy holidays and a happy new year! Here are this week's most noteworthy iPad app releases, updates and news for 12/14/14 to 12/20/14. Apple's Free App of the Week is Brushstroke. The photo editing app will be free on the Apple App Store until 12/25/14. Also don't forget to check out our App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly universal releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.

New iPad Apps 2014

Apple's iPad app of the year, Pixelmator, was updated to version 1.0.2. The update added new features like sliders for opacity, more brushes, new brush sizes and more. The app is available for $9.99 on the App Store.

Microsoft PowerPoint for both the iPad and iPhone has been updated with support for landscape mode. This allows users to edit and view presentations no matter which way they're holding their device.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Papers, Please and More

iOS users should expect a busy holiday season on the App Store as developers race to get their new apps released before Apple's 2014 iTunes shutdown takes place on December 22nd. There will most likely be a flurry of apps and games released next week, which is good news for anyone stuck traveling to boring family gatherings. There were also a few big universal titles released this week, such as Marvel Contest of Champions and The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies - Fight for Middle-earth

Papers, Please

As you also probably already know, Blizzard released the first expansion to its collectible card game Hearthstone on Monday. The new set called "Goblins vs Gnomes" includes 120 cards that players can purchase for gold or real-world currency within the game. You can learn more about the popular strategy game and the expansion by visiting Battle.net.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Game of Thrones and More

Telltale this week released its highly anticipated Game of Thrones series to the App Store. Part one of the six part episodic series titled “Iron from Ice” is available now for $4.99. Additional chapters will be available as in-app purchases as they're released. The game allows players to explore the Game of Thrones universe as different members of the House Forrester, a noble family briefly mentioned in the fifth book “A Dance with Dragons". The game also includes the voices of Game of Thrones actors Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage.

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

This new story tells of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the events surrounding the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare, revenge, intrigue, and horror as they fight to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart. You will take on the role of different members of the Forrester household, and determine their fate through the choices you make; your actions and decisions will change the story around you.

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New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 and More

It was a big week for the App Store as two of the most anticipated sequels launched for iOS devices. Five Nights at Freddy's made the leap from Steam to iOS on Thursday, and Ironhide Games Studio released Kingdom Rush Origins, which is actually a prequel. As expected, both titles shot to the top of the Apple app charts and are now two of the most downloaded paid games of the week.

Five Nights at Freddy 2

In other App Store news, Telltale revealed all the characters in its upcoming Game of Thrones series, and Disney Interactive announced that Disney Infinity 2.0 will be coming to both the iPad and iPhone in December.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: The iPad is a Strategy Game Lovers Dream

The iPad has been a real lifesaver for fans of strategic war games in a time when console gaming is all about massive online fist-person shooters. Almost a week never goes by without a new strategic-level war game or turn-based board game being released for Apple's tablet, and one can only assume that the games are only going to get better as the iPad improves. In the last few weeks premium titles such as Battle Academy 2: Eastern Front and Russian Front have been released to the App Store. While these games may be a bit too pricey for casual fans, any die hard turn-based game lover will have no problem shelling $10 to $20 for a decent release. Hopefully developers such as 2K Games take note and start developing better mobile versions of popular titles such as Civilization in the future.

Rebels and Redcoats

The latest strategy game for the iPad comes from Hunted Cow Studios, who is known for its browser and mobile games like Civil War: 1864. The studios latest release, Rebels and Redcoats, is based on the 1995 hex-based board game from Decision Games. Rebels and Redcoats allows players to recreate four famous battles in the American War of Independence and command up to 24 different combat units. The game is available now for $9.99 on the App Store.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Pixelmator, Battle Academy 2 and More

As expected, the photo editing application Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) previewed at its 2014 iPad media event was released this week. Pixelmator is available now on the App Store for the introductory rate of $4.99. The iOS version was specifically designed from the ground up for the iPad, and it was built to take advantage of the faster hardware found in the iPad Air 2. The app includes advanced but simple to use photo editing tools to easily enhance and correct images on your iPad. Here's the App Store Link.

Battle Academy 2

Here are the rest of this week's most noteworthy iPad app releases for 10/19/14 to 10/25/14. Apple's Free App of the Week is RGB Express - Mini Truck Puzzle. The game will be free on the Apple App Store until 10/30/14. Also don't forget to check out our weekly App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly universal releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.

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