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#91 rewerbkcirtap

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 04:02 AM

Has anyone used the AVID video editing app? How does it compare to iMovie?


That is my next purchase after I finish my current project in the next week. From what I have read, AVID wins over iMovie. Supposedly, AVID supports files from an SD Card and multiple Audio Tracks. I have some wicked plans for it along with VJay and Action Movie FX.

There is one point of concern though as AVID has sold their consumer product line including AVID for iPad to Corel, which should take effect within the month (although who knows how long before they update the app to acknowledge this). This is part of why I'm holding off on it until I know I will have time to work with it. By that time perhaps Corel will have some sale to promote the change 8-). Of course, it may be good to go ahead and get the file for it before the change over just in case it goes downhill with Corel.

#92 Stimes

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 04:56 AM

EA Games has another $0.99 sale including Mass Effect (not into it), and most of the others. Looks like they gave up on the $1.99 select titles sales that has been going on for a year.

#93 Stimes

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 01:06 PM

THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i- is on sale for $0.99
http://appshopper.co...-fighters-i-002
There is a 2012 version that is not on sale that has more content FYI.

#94 blandstalker

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 01:22 PM

I have that, I'm looking for something to just draw or let my daughter draw. Not a game but an app.


Sketchbook Pro. It's currently 1.99 (it bounces between that and 4.99, though it was .99 once), but it's as powerful as you want it to be. You can use levels, opacity, brushes, tools, or you can just draw. The interface is good for making it easy to use it either simply or complex. Best drawing app I've used by far.

Draw something. Basically pictionary with friends. There are both free and paid versions.


Draw Something was great a few months ago, but I've noticed a huge dropoff in people playing -- most of my opponents have moved on. I think their decision to monetize wordsets is wrong-headed -- you either use the boring words they never seem to update, or you pay for the good ones. Given the in-game economy, you have to pay real-world money for the good words (The best 'deal' is equivalent to 32 coins for one bomb. The most you can earn for a match is less than 10 coins. Worse than Vegas.). This sucks.

I vastly prefer Charadium II. You can play it like Draw Something or you can play it live, which is where I think the action is. It keeps you on your toes and doesn't get dull and the wordlist is huge.

Both apps have their share of idiots. The ones in Draw Something tend to annoy me more because you spend time creating a good drawing and they're all "duh...derp". Because Charadium is faster paced, the bozos matter less.
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#95 macjz212

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 02:53 PM

I noticed that Batman Arkham City Lockdown is on sale for .99 again.

Now my phone says I don't have enough space to download with 2.2 gb free. Does anyone know the full size of the game when installed?

#96 Brother Daz

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 03:00 PM

I noticed that Batman Arkham City Lockdown is on sale for .99 again.

Now my phone says I don't have enough space to download with 2.2 gb free. Does anyone know the full size of the game when installed?

I don't have it installed anymore but I thought it was only around 1gb

#97 Shimrra

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 04:15 PM

Has anyone tried The Dark Knight Rises - $6.99 looks interesting maybe something to keep an eye on when it drops in price.
http://www.appshoppe...rk-knight-rises

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 05:18 PM

http://www.slidetopl...ht-rises-review similar review to the spiderman game, fun open world, but flawed.

#99 delainez

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 05:57 PM

treasures of montezuma 2 is free and universal, good gem matching fix


Thanks, picked it up.

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 06:22 PM

I don't have it installed anymore but I thought it was only around 1gb


I've noticed that you sometimes need almost double the space to download something, I have no idea why. It's really a pain with apps that are over 1 gig... I've actually been a lot pickier about games because of how much space they take.

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 08:23 PM

http://www.slidetopl...ht-rises-review similar review to the spiderman game, fun open world, but flawed.


I'm really looking forward to the next Gameloft 99 cent sale so I can pick up both of them.

Triple Entendre Scifi (http://appshopper.co...-entendre-scifi) is free right now. Apparently it was free for a day last month, but I missed it then. I made it through 80s movie edition, but got stuck on original a while back and never went back to it. Haven't tried Scifi yet.
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#102 outphase

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 08:31 PM

I've noticed that you sometimes need almost double the space to download something, I have no idea why. It's really a pain with apps that are over 1 gig... I've actually been a lot pickier about games because of how much space they take.


It's because the entire app is download, then it is installed. You need at least double to download and install a new app.

#103 Rodster

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 09:27 PM

It's because the entire app is download, then it is installed. You need at least double to download and install a new app.


Can you or someone explain to me when you install updates are you reinstalling the whole game or just a patch? I've never understood that. :bouncy:

#104 Stimes

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:18 PM

Superman HD is on sale for a dollar.
http://appshopper.co...mes/superman-hd

#105 outphase

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:25 PM

Can you or someone explain to me when you install updates are you reinstalling the whole game or just a patch? I've never understood that. :bouncy:

Probably the whole thing overwriting all app data except what is created for the user.

#106 E-Z-B

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 11:58 PM

Superman HD is on sale for a dollar.
http://appshopper.co...mes/superman-hd


Is this as good as Superman N64?
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#107 kellte2

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 12:02 AM

Is this as good as Superman N64?


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#108 envelopes

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 03:24 AM

Anyone tried terraria?

edit: nm, I guess it's a ripoff/fake

#109 Stimes

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:41 AM

Is this as good as Superman N64?


I'm sure it's not. Lol. On the fence still.

#110 iamsmart

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:52 AM

I'm sure it's not. Lol. On the fence still.


The Superman game always seemed interesting to me, so on monday I finally gave in and bought it and.... it's pretty dumb. I'd give a whole overview of it but I'm sleepy so I'll just say that it's far too simple and repetitive

#111 arcane93

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 07:51 AM

I've noticed that you sometimes need almost double the space to download something, I have no idea why.


It's because the entire app is download, then it is installed. You need at least double to download and install a new app.


This, and also I don't really know for certain, but I always assumed that app downloads are compressed to save on bandwidth, and then are uncompressed on install. That would certainly account for at least some of the discrepency, anyway.

#112 soyverde

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 10:27 PM

Not sure who originally suggested this one, but 'Score! Classic Goals' is free for the first time:

http://appshopper.co...e-classic-goals

#113 Rodster

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:12 PM

Not sure who originally suggested this one, but 'Score! Classic Goals' is free for the first time:

http://appshopper.co...e-classic-goals

Good choice, thanks ! :applause:

#114 DaFees

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 05:06 AM

Alright, I've got two apps having me questioning them. First up is MineKart 64 for iPhone/iPod - http://appshopper.co...mes/minekart-64

and then there is iMonopoly, which has dropped to free, except it is not published by EA but yet it looks exactly like the one they currently offer. - http://appshopper.co...nment/imonopoly

MineKart 64 seems like a rip-off cross over between Minecraft and Mario Kart 64 and well that Monopoly isn't by EA so what the heck.

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#115 Ronin317

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 05:19 AM

Yeah, that developer looks shady as Fuck. I would stay away fromboth of those. Look at the rest of their games... they're all ripoffs that have different names when you load the game versus what the title is (according to screenshots). Shady shit...wouldn't be surprised if it ends up trying to steal your itunes password either.
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#116 FaintDeftone

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 05:19 AM

Do the Square Enix games ever go on sale? I wouldn't mind grabbing one of the Final Fantasy games for cheap.

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 05:34 AM

Do the Square Enix games ever go on sale? I wouldn't mind grabbing one of the Final Fantasy games for cheap.


Seems to be 2-3 times a year for half off. My guess is the next one will be Thanksgiving.

http://www.appshoppe...rt=name&dir=asc

#118 jacknicklson

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 11:43 AM

SE usually has sales when they release a game

#119 guessed

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 02:27 PM

Lumi for iPhone / iPod Touch is free for the first time.
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Posted 23 July 2012 - 06:46 PM

Warm Gun dropped to $.99. Looks awesome, gonna have to bite

http://appshopper.com/games/warm-gun