Every week, the editors at iMore carefully select some of our favorite, most useful, most extraordinary apps, accessories, gadgets, and websites. This week's selections include an iPhone 5 case, an RPG game, a movie, and a popular photography app.
After what feels like an eternity since Angry Birds maker Rovio teased that they were working on a game that was from the pigs point of view, Bad Piggies is finally here. I wouldn't call it a "sequel" to Angry Birds, however, because it doesn't feature the birds at all. Instead, it's an entirely new game featuring only the pigs -- and it's awesome!
While a lot of folks were worried that game developers would be gritting their teeth over having to adapt to the new screen ratio on the iPhone 5, lots of devs have already updated their apps and will have them ready and optimized the second you get your mitts on your shiny new iOS 6 device. We've farmed up some of the best games without the letterboxing right here.
Bad Piggies enjoyed its first gameplay trailer today, revealing that players will build rickety vehicles to transport the pigs to the eggs they love so dearly. We had heard that Rovio was working on a new game that had something to do with the nefarious pigs in Angry Birds, and that game is quickly approaching release.
Moon Shark has just announced Verticus, an endless-falling game made in collaboration with comic book legend Stan Lee. The gameplay will seem familiar if you've ever played Falling Fred, minus the gore, and plus the super hero badassitude.
iOS gamers will likely remember the iControlPad, an accessory that launched last year to offer physical controls to the sticklers that can't abide by on-screen controls. The iControlPad guys have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their next product, the iControlPad 2. It's making a bunch of marked improvements, including open source code, a swivel mechanism to stow the controller away when not in use, and a full keyboard for typing.
Rovio, the developer behind the massively successful Angry Birds franchise, has provided a sneak peak at the next installment in the epic battle between fowl and pork, and it looks like they're getting ready to turn the tables because -- Something PIG is coming!
Don't let the name fool you -- the last thing you want to do on Labor Day is work. Family and friends, are one thing, todo-lists quite another. If you just want to relax and take a little time for yourself this holiday weekend, here are the absolute best ways to kill time with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
The classic endless jumping game Doodle Jump has had a massive update that includes a bunch of new unlockables and a big change in its pricing structure. There's now a store built in, where players can buy and equipment new outfits with different abilities.