Last month, Angry Birds Go went live in the New Zealand App Store. If you’re based in any other part of the world, you’ll be glad to know Rovio launched the game worldwide earlier today on all major platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry 10. Angry Birds Go is a kart racing game where you take the position of a reckless driver, quite similar to Mario Kart.
Google has updated its Google Drive application for iOS, adding some much awaited features and improvements. The folks who own a compatible iPod touch, iPhone or an iPad will now be able to sort files within the application. The new “Sort” button is right next to the search bar in the Google Drive application, giving users the ability to sort files based on title, last opened, last modified or edited. This should bring the iPhone application up to par with its Android counterpart.
SEGA announced today that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is back on mobile (was he gone?) and has been revamped with plenty of improvements, not the least of which is inclusion of the never-before-seen Hidden Palace Zone. This new version is built from the ground up for mobile devices, and features widescreen display, a 60fps frame rate, and a remastered soundtrack.
The Gnomes are loose! Oh, they’re only playing bocce. Well, okay then, I guess we don’t need the Gnome spray and automatic weapons. Gnome Boccia pits you against the game for a little bocce on the garden, gnome scale. Flowers and mushrooms may be obstacles on this field of bocce battle, but the rules are the same—3 balls per player and the ball closest to the jack (little white target ball) wins the round.
Every iOS and Android multiplayer game from Spacetime Games is receiving an update for Christmas. Until January 6, 2014, frolic in the snow in Arcane Legends, Battle Dragons, Battle Command!, Pocket Legends, Dark Legends, and Star Legends. Arcane Legends also has a winter event, Tarlok’s Wrath, that takes place until January 6, 2014.
Warner Brothers has announced the release of the Warner Archive Instant app for iPad, which will allow subscribers to stream their collection of hard-to-find or cult films and TV shows. The service previously provided print-on-demand no-frills DVDs of content, and is also available via Roku and the web.
Customize your squad with three heroes — sniper, melee specialist, heavy weapons specialist to go ballistic on your enemies in AntiSquad on iOS. Use weapons and unique abilities of each of your heroes and take advantage of your enemies. Develop different approaches depending on the missions and your favorite heroes and discover many ways to achieve your goals.
The holiday season is upon us, and retailers and carriers across the United States and other countries have kicked it off with attractive promotions and deals for customers. T-Mobile is a perfect example, having announced it will offer several Apple products—including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad mini, iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display (all 16GB storage models)—for $0 down with 24 monthly payments.
You might say this timer app looks dirt simple, but dirt is a bit more complicated than Timer Minder for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The good part is the app is actually useful (okay, not quite as useful as dirt, but dirt has quite a lot of practice). If you need a timer app, this one is worth the investment.
FIverr, the online marketplace that lets you buy/sell services such as professional translations and animations, has just launched their iOS app. The FIverr app is available on the App Store starting today. It gets you access to all of Fiverr’s Gigs and keeps you in touch with your buying/selling activity on the marketplace even while you’re on the go.
Ridge Racer Slipstream will be racing and drifting on iOS and Android mobile devices this December. Showcasing a brand new racing engine specifically developed for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, as well as Android smartphones and tablets, Ridge Racer Slipstream features numerous gameplay modes, challenging races and tracks, as well as amped up music.
The Twitter iOS app was just updated, bringing it to version 6.0. With this update, Direct Messages can now be accessed via its own link in the tab bar, and lets you send photos inside your DMs. Photos can also be viewed on Twitter.com. In addition, the Twitter iOS app update introduces a new tab in the navigation bar that makes it easier to access DMs via a simple tap.