Kingdom Rush goes free on App Store indefinitely

Kingdom Rush Free

Ironhide Game Studio's hit tower defense title Kingdom Rush has gone free forever on the Apple App Store. This is a steal for iOS users since playing the game does not require any in-app purchases.

The medieval tower defense game put the indy developer Ironhide on the map, and it is still considered one of the best tower defense games ever released. Most importantly Ironhide never forget its fans and has been releasing regular updates for Kingdom Rush even since it was released in 2011.

New iOS Apps, Games and JB Tweaks of the Week: Worms 4 and More

The Deer God

Apple this week released a new Twitter account dedicated to App Store games. The @AppStoreGames account has already hosted an "AppStoreChat" with The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, and has promised to tweet exclusive looks at the "hottest" games every Monday. Apple's old @AppStore account will now only cover apps released to the App Store.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12 will drop around September 8th, according to developer Tommaso Checchi. The update will add a slew of new features which you can see here.

iOS App of the Week: Lara Croft Go

Lara Croft Go

Transforming hit console titles into hit mobile games isn't an easy task. Most video game publishers take the lazy route by releasing a free-to-play endless runner based on one of their popular licenses, instead of developing something unique for mobile devices. Square Enix is guilty of this tactic, launching Lara Croft: Relic Run in May, but the company has also started releasing some great mobile games starting with their Hitman titles.

Hitman Go is a turn-based puzzle game that has received great reviews from both fans and critics. This is why mobile gaming fans were excited when Square Enix announced they would be creating a Go title based on its Tomb Raider series.

Apple releases new Twitter account for App Store Games


Apple has been doing a lot with the App Store to promote gaming on iOS devices. In February it released a section dedicated to premium games with no in-app purchases, and it has changed the "Free" button to a "Get" button for games with IAPs. Apple also added several App Store enhancments with the release of iOS 8, including bundles and a new Explore tab for searching subcategories.

iPhone 6s camera upgrades come into focus

iPhone 6 time lapse

One of the main highlights of next week's Apple keynote presentation will be the iPhone 6s reveal. The updated device is widely expected to pack major camera enhancements, on both the main iSight shooter and the front-facing FaceTime camera. Some reports have even pegged the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus as having the largest camera upgrades to date. Here's a rundown of the major changes that are likely coming to next generation iPhone cameras:

Apple sticking with 16GB iPhone 6s, will announce new Apple Watch bands and more

Watch Sport

According to rumors Tim Cook and team has a lot planned for Apple fans during its upcoming September 9th media event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. Not only is Apple going to unveil its new iPhone 6s, but the company is expected to announce its redesigned Apple TV and new Apple Watch Sport band colors, according to 9to5Mac.

Apple Weekly News Roundup: iPhone 6s media event confirmed, new Apple TV rumors and more

Apple's iPhone media event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Sept. 9th.

The big news last week was Apple's official announcement of the next generation iPhone event. In a media invite that read "Hey Siri, give us a hint," Apple confirmed that there will be an event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 9th at 10 AM PDT. As expected, much of the news that followed came in the form of rumors about the new iPhone and Apple TV, which is also expected to be unveiled at the event.


New iOS Apps, Games and JB Tweaks of the Week: Minecraft: Story Mode and more

Minecraft: Story Mode

Apple has confirmed that its next big media event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. The company is expected to announced the next-generation iPhone and possibly unveil a refreshed Apple TV. The media player is rumored to be getting an updated design, A8 chip and new, bigger remote with Wii-like motion controls and a Siri microphone, according to Tech Crunch. If true, this will be a potential game changer for mobile gaming.

iOS App of the Week: VHS Camcorder

VHS Camcorder

If you're the type of person who buys the newest smartphone with the latest camera technology only to use filters to make your photos and videos look old, then VHS Camcorder from Rarevision is the app for you. VHS Camcorder transports you back to 1985 to when camcorders ruled kindergarten assemblies and annoying family functions. The video app offers a variety of features which allow you to shoot "aged videotape recordings" from your iOS device.

Apple sends out invites for iPhone media event on September 9

Hey Siri, give us a hint

Apple has confirmed that its next-generation iPhone event will take place on Wednesday, September 9th at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. The official media invite reads, "Hey Siri, give us a hint," and asks members of the press to join Apple at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the keynote live. Apple fans have also been invited to watch the press event live at



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