9to5Mac once again gathered the most noteworthy apps that announced news, launched, updated, or went on sale recently and added them in our usual roundup below.
Today’s selection includes an iPhone music-mixing app by Algoriddim, an updated app from Disney, a new episode for the Walking Dead game, price drops for many official PAC-MAN games, and notable Mac apps sales for Call of Duty 4, Tomb Raider: Underworld, and more. Keep checking back for more, as we continually update this list throughout the day.
1. vjay for iPhone | 99 cents Algoriddim, the developer behind the popular djay apps for iPad, iPhone, and Mac, as well as vjay for iPad, just released an iPhone version of its vjay app. The “mashup machine for your music and videos” launched at introductory sale price, and it essentially brought the same functionality as the iPad version with the following feature highlights:
- Media Access
- Real-time video transitions, audio visuals effects
- Live Movie Recording
- Instant Facebook and YouTube sharing
- Support for external displays
- Built-in camera integration
- Integration with iTunes Store
- And much, much more.
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1. vjay for iPad | $4.99 To celebrate the launch of vjay for iPhone today, this app is on sale for a limited time. It also updated to version 1.1 and added new demo tracks and video loops, three cue points, recording export to YouTube and Facebook, support for Numark iDJ Pro and Vestax Spin 2 MIDI controller, and reverse function to preserve time. The new version also includes an “improved user interface” and stability fixes.
2. Where’s My Water | 99 cents Disney’s hit app rolled out version 1.10.o today with the announcement that users can now expect “three brand new levels to be delivered into Where’s My Water each week.” The new levels, called “Swampy”, “Mystery Duck”, and “Cranky”, are free.
3. Walking Dead: The Game | $4.99 AMC’s wildly popular television series about a zombie apocalypse also has its own app that updated to version 1.2 today. The changes are small and include updated ratings, fixes, and an announcement that episode 4 is now available via in-app purchase.
4. Recall – Reminders for Recommendations | 99 cents Version 1.1 landed today and includes support for 60 different countries and added language support for new countries, including: Japanese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.
5. Ban.jo | Free Version 3.0 hit the App Store today with an all-new design and the following changes:
- Faster and easier to use
- Discover mutual friends and “Common Connections”
- “Places” are now personalized to each Banjo member
6. Minecraft – Pocket Edition | $6.99 Version 0.5.0 is now live and features:
- Nether reactor
- Mushroom farming
- Nether Reactor, strangely connected to the nether…
- Zombie pigmen
- Lots and lots of bug fixes
7. Facebook | Free According to the app’s description, the latest update includes: “Share button on News Feed stories from your phone whether you’re using the Facebook for Android app, the Facebook for iPhone and iPad app, or the Facebook mobile web site.”
iOS App Price Drops
- PAC-MAN Championship Edition | 99 cents (was $4.99)
- PAC’N Jump | 99 cents (was $1.99)
- PAC-CHOMP! | 99 cents (was $1.99)
- PAC-MANGAMES | 99 cents (was $2.99)
- Trenches II | 99 cents (was $1.99)
- Battleship for iPad | 99 cents (was $4.99)
- City Maps 2Go | Free (was $1.99)
- Camera+ for iPad | 99 cents (was $2.99)
- Cut the Rope: Experiments HD | $1.99 (was $3.99)
Mac App Price Drops
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic | $4.99 (was $19.99)
- Galaxy on Fire 2 Full HD | $9.99 (was $19.99)
- Tomb Raider: Underworld | $9.99 (was $24.99)
- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare | $7.99 (was $29.99)
- BioShock 2 |$11.99 (was $24.99)
- Civilization V: Campaign Edition | $19.99 (was $39.99)
- Batman Arkham Asylum | $19.99 (was $39.99)