New, updated and discounted apps: Dragon Quest IV, FX Photo Studio, Oceanhorn and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got tons of great games, an important update (and price reduction) on FX Photo Studio, new version of the great drawing tool Paper and much more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Dragon Quest IV: A classic Square Enix RPG, the first installment of the Zenithian Trilogy. Five chapters, each focusing on a different cast of characters - more than 40 hours of gameplay. $14.99 - Download now
  • Fates Forever 2.8: Player vs. Player (PvP) action game. Introduces new Contestant, Mona. Also buffs towers, changes to other Contestants, new Forums and more. Free - Download now
  • Joe Dever's Lone Wolf 3.0: Mashup of gamebook and action RPG with turn-based combat system. Act 3, "The Shianti Halls," now available. Free - Download now
  • Oceanhorn 2.0: Legend of Zelda-style adventure game in which you explore islands and fight monsters, learn to use magic and more. Now "Game of the Year" edition with up to four hours of additional gameplay. $8.99 - Download now
  • Order and Chaos Online 2.6.0: Fantasy-based MMO for iOS. New "Battlefield" PvP mode, join a league of champions to earn Honor Points, new special events and more. Free - Download now
  • Paper by FiftyThree 1.6.3: Awesome drawing, sketching and illustration tool with natural media and brush simulation. Now supports 64-bit processing for faster load times, support for Pogo Connect stylus on iPad Air, and better "Kiss to Pair" support for Pencil. Free - (
  • Touch Racing 2: R/C racer featuring speed cars, offroad rally vehicles and power boats. Upgrade, customize, challenge friends in multiplayer modes, defeat bosses. Free - Download now

Discounted iOS apps

  • Deus Ex: The Fall: Cyberpunk action-RPG set in a future world. Globe-spanning adventure with full-on action and stealth elements. $6.99 $0.99 - Download now
  • Documents to Go Free View 5.2.0: View, edit and create Microsoft Office files and view Adobe PDF files. Supports viewing charts and images, works with password-protected Word and Excel 2013 files, and more. $9.99 Free - Download now
  • FX Photo Studio 6.0: Turn ordinary photos into creative works with filters, special effects, text and more. Completely redesigned, sports new filters, new editing tools and sharing features. $2.99 $0.99 - Download now
  • 1Password: Password manager and secure wallet for iOS. Syncs with Mac/Windows versions. $17.99 $9.99 - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • Quiver 1.2: "The Programmer' Notebook." Cell-based design lets you combine notes with code. Sports an integrated code editor and full text search. Now supports linking between notes, go back and forward between notes, drag any file into a cell and turn it into a clickable file URL and more. $9.99 - Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!

Peter Cohen