New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and more

After soft launching in New Zealand, Atari's latest RollerCoaster Tycoon title has landed on the US App Store. Unlike the recently released RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, which was released as a premium title, RCT Touch is free to play with IAPs. In Touch, you must purchase and open card packs to build your theme park. The game features a coaster builder and track editor, missions to complete, and the ability to collect new cards to get different "coasters, rides, scenery and missions for your park," according to the App Store description.

RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch is available now on the App Store for all devices running iOS 9.0 or later.

How to live stream March Madness 2017

March Madness Bracket 2017

Last year the NCAA March Madness Live app was expanded to 12 new platforms, including the Apple TV and Roku players. Pay-TV subscribers were able to stream all Division I Men’s Basketball games across a variety of supported apps and devices, and all fans had access to any games broadcast on CBS with no registration required.

New report suggests iPad mini Pro will be announced in March

iPad mini 4

Up until this week there hasn't been much talk about the iPad mini leading many to believe that Apple is planning to discontinue the 7.9-inch tablet, but a iPad Pro version is in the works, according to a Barclays' analyst (via Macotakara). The iPad mini 4 will allegedly be replaced by a new 7.9-inch iPad Pro model in March. The rumored tablet will come equipped with a Smart Connector, a 12-megapixel iSight camera with True Tone flash and it will be powered by Apple's A9X processor.

TinyCo announces new Futurama game coming to mobile

Futurama:Worlds of Tomorrow

TinyCo has created a Twitter account for a new Futurama game coming to mobile devices. The first tweet from the newly created account notes that Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow is "coming soon," and it directs fans to the website The website allows fans to sign up for email notifications about the game or pre-register on Google Play.

Second report claims red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE coming in March

Red iPhone

Apple plans to release a red iPhone 7 and add a new storage tier to its iPhone SE lineup, according to
Macotakara. The Japanese blog cites a Barclays analyst, who may have received their tip from the same supply-chain source who previously (via 9to5Mac) leaked information about a possible red iPhone being released in 2017.

New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: Johto Pokémon and more

Splash! Magikarp

As promised, Pokémon GO has been updated with over 80 new Pokémon from the Johto region. After a quick update, Pokémon trainers can now catch second generation Pokémon, and take advantage of new evolutions. The update also includes new Pinap and Nanab Berries, and new evolution items in PokeStops to evolve Seadra, Scyther, Porygon2, Onix, Slowpoke, and Poliwhirl.

The new version of Pokémon GO is available for free on the Apple App Store.

Pokémon GO is being updated with 80 new Pokémon and new features

Niantic announced today that its App Store hit, Pokémon GO will receive a major update "later this week." The update will add 80 new Johto region Pokémon from the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games. The new Pokémon will feature gender-specific variations, more ways to evolve, and feature more reactions while being caught.

How to stream the 2017 Oscars: Watch the 89th Academy Awards live

Oscars 2017

ABC always live streams the Academy Awards at and on the WATCH ABC app. Unfortunately the official live stream is normally limited to a handful of major cities and requires a cable/satellite subscription. Last year the live stream through both the official website and app was only available in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco.

New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: The Godfather Game and more has released The Godfather Game based on the classic 1972 gangster film starring Marlon Brando. The Godfather is a freemium title where you play as a devoted Underboss in the Corleone family. The goal of the game is to help "carry out the Corleones’ dirty deeds and fight for the honor and respect of the most powerful Family in New York City." You do this by enlisting Capos and Soldiers to settle any misunderstandings, and by making the right allies while developing your estate. The Godfather Game is basically another free building title cashing in on another popular franchise. It's available on the App Store for free.


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