The popular app HQ - Live Trivia Game Show has been updated with full-screen iPad support. Previously users had to blow up the iPhone app using the 2x display option to play on their iPad. Like the iPhone version, the game is only available in portrait orientation on the iPad, and it doesn't support side-by-side multitasking, presumably to cut back on cheating.
"Arcadia is in peril. The evil wizard Mesmeroth has returned with a Dark Army."
"To encounter this rising menace, Archimedes, the Grand Regent of Arcadia, has sent three of his royal knights to the land of bird people Owrus to return the Sacred Emblem of Earth to its founding place."
Deep in the jungle Pirta, the three brave Knights of Arcadia have set on an adventure to explore birthplace of the Goddess Neyto herself."
Apple on Sunday announced an education-focused keynote scheduled for March 27th. The "field trip" event will take place at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. Apple's last education event took place in 2012. Its main highlights included $15 textbooks for iBooks and the Author app for Mac. Apple did not release any hardware at the event.
Fortnite is currently the number 1 game on the Apple App Store even though not everyone can play it. As of right now the game is invite only, but people can still download the app on their devices. This has to be the first game to crack the number 1 spot on the App Store without being technically available. Downloading the app brings you to an option screen that asks if you've been invited to play. Selecting "NO" brings you to Epic Games' website so you can join a waiting list.
Red Hook Studios's turn-based RPG for the iPad, Darkest Dungeon, has been updated with The Crimson Court and Shieldbreaker DLC.
The Crimson Court is available for $4.99. It is a parallel campaign with an all-new dungeon, a new hero class, 5 new bosses and 10 new buildings.
The Shieldbreaker is available for only $1.99. It includes a new hero The Shieldbreaker, class-specific loot, 3 new monsters, an a new consumable item Aegis Scale.
What can iPad owners expect from iOS 12.0 now that Apple has announced that its Worldwide Developers Conference will take place from June 4th to 8th. Apple allegedly plans to focus on stability, meaning iPad owners will have to wait for new features in future updates, such as iOS 12.1. One major feature Apple is supposed to debut at its keynote is universal apps. Universal or cross platform apps are applications that will work across all Apple devices, like the iPad, Mac and iPhone.
iPad users no longer have to use the 2x display mode when using Google Assistant on their Apple tablet. The app has been updated to automatically fit all iPad model displays. This includes the 7.9-inch iPad mini to 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The app has also includes bug fixes and stability improvements "to bring you the best Assistant experience," according to the release notes.
There's always a bit of reluctance when EA releases a free-to-play game to the App Store. The premium publisher is known for its over-the-top microtransactions and loot crates, and it's probably the same pay-to-play model for its newly released Sims Mobile. The App Store description promises all kinds of customization, like choosing the appearances of your own Sims, and building your own home. Long story short, if you like paying $5 for a digital bed, then The Sims Mobile is the game for your.
Developer 4:33's new superhero brwaler DC Unchained is now open for pre-registration. Players who register early will receive "super-power rewards" including 30 guaranteed Stamina Points, and additional rewards such as 3 Silver Family Card Tickets after 1,000,000 registrations. You can also earn additional rewards for every friend you invite that registers, by sharing videos and following the Facebook page.
Being able to pre-order games is one of the best new features Apple quietly added to the App Store. Let's look at the latest titles available for pre-order that you may have missed:
Polar Rollout (Free) Physics puzzler where you draw a line for your Roller to crush fishy invaders. You must avoid all kinds of wacky obstacles as you create a path to each portal and defeat piranhas along the way. The game includes 120 levels across 6 uniquely-themed worlds, a variety of playable characters to unlock, and power ups with different abilities. Expected release date: April 18
Here's the trailer: