This feature usually isn’t posted until later in the day, but Thursday has already been witness to a significant number of app updates and releases during the first half of the day. So, naturally, we have combined all of the noteworthy app-related news into one tidy post for your perusal. Join us ahead as we detail Draw Something 2, an official Iron Man 3 app, a standalone Contacts app by LinkedIn, and more ahead.
While it has been available in Canada and Sweden for some days now, Zynga has now rolled out Draw Something 2 to the United States and all other international countries. The sequel to the insanely popular Draw Something game features over 5000 news words, an expanded selection of drawing tools, a new drawing gallery and social feed, and lots more. Draw Something 2 is on the App Store for $2.99.
Chillingo is out with its latest iOS title today, a mayhem-fuelled game called Madmonster that involves tearing up cities, ripping through military defenses, knocking down buildings and more with a menacing monster character. The game has over 60 levels of gameplay and is optimized for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Madmonster is 99 cents on the App Store.
To coincide with the release of the Iron Man 3 movie, a free companion app has been released by Gameloft on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. In the game, you are billionaire Tony Stark suiting up as Iron Man in a fast-paced, endless runner. Combat against four villains from the popular Iron Man comics in Crimson Dynamo, Ezekiel Stane, Living Laser, and the mighty M.O.D.O.K. in epic one-on-one confrontations.
A new standalone contacts app by professional social network LinkedIn. From the app description, “LinkedIn Contacts is a smarter way to stay in touch with your most important relationships. Bring all your contacts together in one app, get alerted on job changes and birthdays in your network, and discover more about who you’re meeting with!” A free download on the App Store for iPhone.