April 4, 2014
This week's list features two games, a classic movie, and the must-read book for April.
FTL: Faster Than Light, $9.99, iPad gameThe award-winning roguelike-like space simulation game FTL: Faster Than Light is finally available for iOS. Get it now.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, $2.99, Universal game, offers in-app purchasesPlay as Captain America and lead your S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team against the forces of evil. Based on "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," out today at theaters.
“Porky’s,” $3.99, Movie rentalThis benchmark film from the 1980s is finally available on iTunes. Experience adolescent mayhem at its raunchiest. You can also buy "Porky's" for $9.99.
“Mind of Winter,” $13.99, E-BookThe latest tale from Laura Kasischke ("The Raising") is haunting, terrifying, and one of those books that will stay with you. It also has an ending that will leave you satisfied.
Freebies of the WeekThe New York Times' NYT Now app is the latest quick-read news app to arrive on the App Store. It is also the most diverse in terms of the content it provides. The app requires a subscription if you wish to read more than 10 articles per month. Comedy Central has finally launched a centralized app for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. The app features full seasons of such shows as “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “South Park,” and “The Colbert Report.” That’s it for this week. Another issue of “How To Spend A $25 iTunes Gift Card” will be published next Friday. Until then, stay safe.
FTL: Faster Than Light
Captain America: The Winter Soldier - The Official Game
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