Each week Apple offers a mix of original Movies, TV Shows, Music and Arcade experiences available across all your screens - allowing you to pick-up where you left off. Here's our run down of what to add to your Up Next queue, music playlists and gaming backlogs this week.
Apple TV+ |S1, E10 | 25 min | TV-MA
In this special episode the Mythic Quest staff work from home. Poppy and Ian struggle with solitude, while Brad and David start a charitable competition as assistant Jo trys to explain video-conferencing to CW with mixed results.
Apple Arcade | Role Playing | 9 +
Cobra Mobile's colourful first person dungeon crawler "Towers of Everland" makes its debut on Apple Arcade this week. Bringing together exploration, combat and RPG, your epic journey will test your skills in battle against the hordes of fiendish monsters you will be sure to encounter as you conquer towers and amass weapons and armor from hundreds of unique pieces.
Apple TV+ | S1, E7 | 53 min | TV-MA
Both haunting and sobering, the hit shows penultimate episode "Job" sees the trial begin. Jacob’s fate hangs in the balance as the prosecution take one last throw of the dice.
Apple TV+ | S1, E5 | 5 min | TV-G
In "Wembley and Gobo's Mrazmerizing Adventure!" special musical guest and silly creature Jason Mraz joins Gobo and Wembley for a jam session over the magical Doozertube.
Apple TV+ | S1, E5 | 2 min | TV-Y
In this weeks episode the Helpsters learn "How to Be Together" even when they are apart. They make a new plan so that they can still have fun with friends. Non subscribers can watch the episode in full on the Apple TV YouTube channel.
Other Apple TV Highlights:
Prime Video | 7 episodes | TV-MA
Homecoming returns for a second season, trading conspiracy for psychological thrills. Janelle Monáe stars in seven short episodes of mystery and intrigue as she finds out her connection to the Geist Group and the Homecoming facility that gives this series its name.
App Store | $2.99 | Sports | 4 +
"Horizon Chase - World Tour" by Aquiris Game Studio received an update this week bringing with it Porto Alegre, a new City in the Brazillian Cup with 2 extra tracks and a new car. This week also saw the introduction of new weekly challenges and new tracks with constantly evolving rules, making now the perfect time to take the wheel in this arcade racer.
Netflix | 1 hr 27 min | R
Originally set for a theatrical release, this murder mystery romance comedy stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as a couple who in the last throws of a failing relationship must go on a wild goose chase to clear their names of murder.
App Store | $1.99 | Adventure | 9 +
Relive the early days of 2D platform gaming with Cascadia Games mega man inspired "Mighty Aphid". Now with improved physics and game controller support, this often challenging game oozes nostalgia. Take down hordes of enemies and inventive final bosses as you run, shoot, swim and fly in your pursuit of the evil Lady Bug! Muhahahahahaha... ahem...
MUBI | 1 hr 26 min | NR
A sailor (Dennis Hopper's first starring role!) falls in love with a girl in a beatnik jazz club, and is drawn into a strange world in which she may be a mermaid. Curtis Harrington's 1961 indie horror flick "Night Tide" has been meticulously restored and is currently free to watch on MUBI.
Apple TV App | Rent | $6.99 | 1 hr 43 min | NR
Now on their fourth excursion, funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon travel to restaurants, hotels and ancient landmarks - this time in Greece. Their semi-fictionalised food tour ends in the Med and includes yet more bickering and celebrity impression duels.
HBO Max Launch
May 27th | $14.99/month
HBO Max is set to launch this coming Wednesday and is set to include over 10,000 hours of content from the likes of Warner Bros, New Line Cinema, HBO, Crunchyroll, Studio Ghibli, DC, Looney Tunes, TNT, TBS, truTV, The CW, CNN, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Rooster Teeth along with a host of exclusive HBO Max originals. To say we're excited would be a massive understatement. Look out for our guide on launch day.
Apple Arcade Updates:
Apple Arcade | Action | 4 +
As the weather gets hotter, so does the lava in "Hot Lava". The latest update adds a new community-created map called "Sunshine Shore"; a new chase course; and a revitalising energy drink. Want to listen to your own tunes? You can do that to... just dont touch the floor.
Apple Arcade | Strategy | 12 +
Developer Pomelo Games upgrades its charming town-builder simulator to version 3, adding sandbox mode for a more relaxed playthrough without objectives and level restrictions. Choose from four different terrain layouts, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. I've already lost many an hour to this game so be fair warned before jumping in.
Apple Arcade | Adventure | 4 +
Following on from its recent humongous update, "Sneaky Sasquatch" from RAC7 Games adds lots of activities including photography, a camera club, a daily newspaper you can work for, a hot springs area and a new cabin for you to build. Go get sneaking!
Apple Arcade | Racing | 4 +
The worlds fastest hedgehog racer is back with it's latest update, adding the Final Fortress Zone with 3 brand new tracks that lead into the heart of the Eggman's flagship. If that wasnt enough you can now play against 4 players, making lockdown head-to-head's against family members a possibility... if you dare.
Apple Arcade | Action | 4 +
"Super Mega Mini Party" continues to be updated by developer RED GAMES CO with even more unlockable mega mini-games! Wizards Quest - sees you compete in an epic quest for donuts by battling your way through a deadly dragon - and Ink Jets - has you paint the arena in your colour with an ink-powered jet pack in a game of most paint wins. Better yet players can now earn rewards even when they've been abandoned in battle.