We’re back for another run of our Freebies Roundup. While the paid–>free list isn’t as notable this time around, there are still some quality titles to be had and plenty to choose from. No Monkey’s Super 7 (TMA Review), a great pick-up-and-play line drawing game and also one of SteveNaka’s favorites, is now free. It’s also a universal app, so you can even enjoy it gratis on your iPad. For word lovers, there’s Ultimate Word Search, a nice looking word search game with 63 categories and 6 themes to choose from. And Golf Stick, a fun casual 2D golf game (a current Top 10 download on iTunes) is also a freebie.
Updated July 29th
Babel Rising is an action puzzle game offering hours of gameplay. The challenge is simple: unleash your powers to prevent the humans from building the tower.”
“You have six devastating powers at your disposal, including the thunderbolt, the typhoon and earthquake!
From the simplest to the most powerful, master them, use them one after the other and combine them to increase their impact.
Divine power is at your fingertips: sweep the screen from top to bottom and left to right with one finger or more to unleash your wrath.”
BULKYPIX , BABEL Rising, 19.5 MB – Free
Pop-A-Word (iPad Only)
Test your wits against one of the most addictive games you’ll ever play!
It starts with three rows of letters. Then more letters start to drop into columns. You try to find words amongst the random letters. If a column gets to the top of the screen – you lose!
Tap letters in the correct order to spell words. Make a word – it pops! The letters disappear and the column drops. The longer the word, the higher your score. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But then… It gets faster! Can you keep up?
Codesign, s.r.o. , Pop-A-Word, 4.7 MB – Free
In FastBall, you control a rolling ball. In his way, there are many obstacles and his only ability is to jump. This is where he needs you, you’ll make him jump by tapping the screen.
With this simple mechanic, FastBall contains 60 action packed progressive levels + 3 marathon levels. Through the levels, you’ll need a good timing, pure attention as well as decisions on which path to follow to reach the level end.
It is easy to play and easy to enjoy….
Ozden Irmak , FastBall, 9.7 MB – Free
8-IN-1 Casual & Puzzle Gamebox HD (iPad Only)
8 THE MOST POPULAR CASUAL & PUZZLE GAMES IN 1 APP!!!
MINESWEEPER: classic puzzle game. Features: zoom in and out, 3 default difficulty levels, option to set own difficulty level, autosave, OpenFeint leaderboards, iPod music
MAHJONG SOLITAIRE: matching game for one player. Features: 12 layouts, hint and undo option, autosave, OpenFeint leaderboards, iPod music
WORD SEARCH: classic word search puzzle game. Features: each puzzle is unique, 20000+ words, 3 levels of difficulty, hint option, autosave, OpenFeint leaderboards, iPod music
Mass Creation, 8-IN-1 Casual & Puzzle Gamebox HD, 19.7 MB – Free
The best illusions app on the iPhone. With tons of Different Whacky illusions, your brain will have hours of training and testing! This app features the best illusions out there! Some things you would never believe! Test and see if your brain can crack the illusions!
****A Fix for all Glitches are coming in version 1.2. Currently Under Review by Apple***
Henry D’Andrea , Illusionalist, 3.6 MB – Free
Hi, I’m Tappi! Welcome to my adventures I’ve taken pictures from all of them, but accidentally all those pictures have been broken Help me restore the proper picture of each adventure, and you’ll see what cities I’ve visited, what modern World Wonders I’ve seen, what sports are played around the globe, and much more!
Tap any two parts of a picture at a time to swap them, until all of its parts are in their proper places. Get the best grades passing adventures in the minimum numbers of taps!
Serhiy Grabarchuk, Tappi Adventures, 56.1 MB – Free
Let’s play water this summer!
You will enjoy the beautiful scenery, such as colorful coral and lovely Miss Mermaid!
However, underwater world is not always so quiet.
You may meet many obstacles forward.
In the game, you should make waterdrops glow and blast themselves off to pass each level
Nanjing Imohoo Information Technology Co., Ltd., H2O, 5.4 MB – Free
BLACKOUT is a match game with a mission. Time is running out and only you can save the city from blackout! In this illuminating new puzzle game, you must connect chains of subterranean crystals to clear a path of liquid energy that lights the city. Charge your crystal meter, trigger power surges and unlock special effects to score maximum points.
Three shimmering gameplay modes:
*Power — Challenge yourself in Power Mode. Create a chain reaction by matching at least three power crystals and a detonator.
*Light — Choose your path quickly and wisely in Light Mode. You can detonate one crystal at a time in this combination of maze and speed.
*Eternal — How long can you keep the lights on in Eternal Mode. It’s just you against the darkness.
Walt Disney , BLACKOUT! – Free
Fight against the evilest monsters in the history of Pixel-games and protect the Triforce!!
Pixel Assault is easy to play. To shoot Tap the screen and the bullet will fly in the direction of the Tap!
Don’t shoot at Stars and Mushrooms, they’ll give you a Plasma-case and burst-fire for some seconds!!
Check out how many Points you can make in this War! Your points will be saved in a Top10 list!
Philipp Baum, Pixel Assault, 1.2 MB - Free
Boowie! The Strong Warrior
Boowie! The strong warrior is here!
A shoot’em up in 2D with deeply polished graphics where you fight dozens of simultaneous enemies.
Be the one!
In this adventure, the player controls Boowie, the warrior of Weezies people, the only one of its kind to be able to defeat hordes of Darkness enemies: The Boozas. Boowie has evolved and acquired his extraordinary strength after awkwardly swallowed a Booza, becoming the hero overpowered of his people.
Egg Ball , Boowie! The strong warrior, 11.3 MB- Free
Worded is a word searching game with a twist: words don’t have to be in a straight line. Your goal is to earn the most points by finding words in a grid. Each letter of the alphabet has a particular point value (rarer letters are worth more points), and you earn multiplier bonuses by forming longer words.
C Loep , WORDED, 5.3 MB- Free
If you like Solitaire then this is the game for you! Both Klondike 1 and Klondike 3 are included and you can move by tap and drag, tap and then tap or double tap to move up to top. Our natural movement system lets you play the way you like. Now with multiple backgrounds and card backs including special Christmas theme!
SAM L DENHARTOG, Ultimate Solitaire, 11.6 MB- Free
Without their addition and subtraction of all ages through a simple game with a sense of mental arithmetic is easy to learn. If you do not own numbers through the Classic mode, you can have is confidence.
1. Select a block by block the target number equal to the sum of the numbers, the selected blocks will be removed.
2. Classic mode is selected in the block marked with the target number directly from the calculated results are easy and fun mode.
3. Crazy mode is selected in the block is not counted because the target number should enjoy the game mentally.
4. In the multiplication mode, number of goals come from the multiplication result value is multiplied by the number of selected blocks if selected block is removed.
JAE HO HAN, BreakNumber, 9.2 MB – Free
ImageQuest – the art of Pictonyms. ImageQuest is a new type of visual puzzle that turns the mental activity of image association into a fun and engaging game. ImageQuest
includes over 500 “pictonym” puzzles that require recognizing pictures, finding relationships, and tapping into one’s vocabulary to find the word that links a set of images.
GeeThree, Image Quest, 47.5 MB – Free
Guitar Jam Tracks
Guitar Jam Tracks is a simple and stylish collection of guitar backing tracks that every musician should have on hand. Enjoy a 4-5 minute long rhythm guitar track played on a rich, hearty acoustic guitar, in every key. That’s over 60 minutes of professionally-recorded backing tracks and tons of room to be creative. You’ll gain all the experience of jamming with another musician without ever leaving home. An essential app for musicians who want to improve their timing, master scales, or simply have a buddy to jam with. Just pick a key and jam!
Rick Belluso , Guitar Jam Tracks, 57.1 MB – Free
The next generation of line-drawing games has arrived with Super 7 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Draw lines to combine the numbered discs and try to create 7s. Sure, it sounds simple but can you keep up once negative numbers and multipliers are thrown into the mix?
Stick Golf is not just another 2D golf platformer, it is THE 2D GOLF PLATFORMER. Be Warned: VERY ADDICTIVE! Swing your way through 72 holes on eight unique courses, and unlock the hidden features!
- 72 Unique holes
- Unlockable achievements
- Play with wind for a more challenging round
- Open Feint integration
- Global and local high scores
- NEW COURSES will be added periodically!
Jordan Schidlowsky , Stick Golf, 14.4 MB – Free
SocCars (No longer free)
Start your engine, cross the starting line and… Gooooaaaaaal!
Play soccer while racing a car: you dreamt of it and now you can thanks to SocCars! SocCars is an exciting action game combining soccer and engines with endless challenges! In fever pitched arenas with roaring crowds and engines, confront your opponents in “one-to-one” matches. Dribble, accelerate, dummy, brake, shoot, overtake… In SocCars, to be awarded the Golden Ball your legs and head are not enough: you must also be an ace driver!
BULKYPIX , SocCars, 19.2 MB – Free
Get ready to unleash a furry of ammunition with the flick of a finger. Block Blaster is a space age Shoot’Em Up inspired by some of the classics but with a multi-touch flavor. Navigate a spaceship through a labyrinth of blocks, blasting anything that gets in your way. Target bad guys by swiping your finger, then let the missiles do the rest. Access your inventory of weapons at anytime and load them in to different firing configurations. Weapons can be purchased, upgraded or sold. Collect coins by destroying your enemies and use them to either purchase more ammo or to buy new weapons at the end of the level. There are lots of weapons to choose from, fully loaded they can do a lot of damage.
Robert Backman, Block Blaster, 3.9 MB – Free
Ultimate Word Search
Ultimate Word Search has 63 English, Spanish, Portuguese, German and French word categories filled with fun word search puzzles. If you like Word Search puzzles, then this is the game for you! With great background music and 6 different themes including Newspaper, Christmas and Letter Soup to choose from, you can enjoy it the way you like.
Select the words by tapping on the start and then tapping on the end of the word you have found. When the correct words are found they are automatically crossed out. Find all 12 words to get a new puzzle.
SAM L DENHARTOG, Ultimate Word Search, 23.6 MB – Free
Draw Slasher HD: Dark Ninja vs Pirate Monkey Zombies (iPad Only)
“Draw Slasher” is an survival action game in which you take control of a cute ninja fighting against Pirate Monkey Zombies. These monsters invade your peaceful island, and you are the only one, who can stop them!
Slash through your enemies in style known from countless Japanese anime, and movies! Cut off your opponents heads, hands, legs – whatever you want! Slash them to pieces and never stop the mayhem!
Draw Slasher HD: Dark Ninja vs Pirate Monkey Zombies, 17.4 MB – Free
Try a smart physics puzzle action. In Doodle Remover, your goal is to keep all yellow blocks. Meanwhile, you have to remove all red block. Tap to remove the red blocks. Good timing and smart thinking will help you to complete your goal.
P.S. I’m a 14 years old iPhone games developer from Kuwait. I’ve just got into programing a couple of months ago.
Abdulrahman Al Zanki, Doodle Remover, 2.2 MB – Free
Online Artillery – Medieval Multiplayer Fortress Siege (No longer free)
- Play online with friends
- Play online with more than 200 000 registered players
- Improve your skills vs computer
- Top 10 Ranked in 50+ countries
Online Artillery is a classic, turn-based cannon shooter.
* Internet connection required.
Online Artillery – Medieval Multiplayer Fortress Siege, 9.7 MB – Free
The Colbert Report’s The Word
The Colbert Report’s The Word is being made FREE for a limited time thanks to our sponsor Vitamin Water!
When Stephen Colbert delivers The Word, it comes from his gut. Isn’t it time it also came from your iPhone? Download The Word to get every Word at your fingertips, by date or alphabetically. There’s also a “Surprise me!” function to get a random Word. And, every time Stephen does a new Word it will be posted and featured.
MTV Networks , The Colbert Report’s The Word, 1.9 MB – Free
Fantastic Four in a Row
4 In A Row has never been so much fun! Our Classic Checkers theme is one that all can enjoy as you try to beat the computer or play against a friend. The Christmas Beat theme lets you stack up the ornaments while listening to upbeat Christmas music from around the world. Our Jammin’ Sports theme keeps you pumped as you play basketball versus soccer.
SAM L DENHARTOG, Fantastic 4 In A Row, 16.3 MB – Free
Machine War (iPad Only)
This game is all about Tower Defense!
Prepare to help us and lead our army to destroy enemies and protect our base.
WE ARE UNDER ATTACK! Now that we found you, all you need to do is use our technology and create towers to defend our allied base. Stunning towers that will SHOOT, EXPLODE and DESTROY all the tanks, vehicles, airplanes and heavy armory the enemies will use to attack our command center base.
Thetis Consulting, Machine War, 4.8 MB – Free
Ever wanted to play with fire? Here’s your chance!
Device your own chromatic fireworks show. Use your tweaking tools, your ipod music, and the lively built in sound effects to make your show come to life and light the night.
-Multitouch: make as many fireworks as you want at one time using multiple fingers at once!
-iPod Support: start playing music from your ipod directly from within the app!
-Sound Effects: Multiple Explosion sounds and a lively crowd to cheer you on!
-Tweaker: make your fireworks exactly how you want them by controlling numerous factors about your show!
-Color Cycling: Make a single spark cycle through dozens of colors in a matter of seconds for stunning visual effect.
Shoumik Palkar, Pyrotechnic – Free
SWAPit! (No longer free)
Bring three identical shapes together in vertical lines to make them disappear. Explore new ways to play by swapping colourful columns (and the way you play puzzle games) in SWAPit.
Discover a simple and addictive new game that is sure to become an instant classic. Explore new ways to play by swapping colourful columns (and the way you play puzzle games) in SWAPit. Bring three identical shapes together in vertical lines to make them disappear! Sounds easy? You will need to change the way you play puzzle games because you can only manipulate the blocks that are already on the ground.
Linart, SNC, SWAPit !, 4.2 MB – Free
Griddler, also known as Paint by Numbers or Nonograms are picture logic puzzles in which cells in a grid have to be colored or left blank according to numbers given at the side of the grid to reveal a hidden picture. In this puzzle type, the numbers measure how many unbroken lines of filled-in squares there are in any given row or column. For example, a clue of “4 8 3″ would mean there are sets of four, eight, and three filled squares, in that order, with at least one blank square between successive groups.
Qiao Jin, Griddler Classic, 6.0 MB – Free
Mansion Expansion (No longer free)
Imagine a world where the housing market is booming and all you need to do is touch! Buy and sell your way through disasters, lemons and time to collect all the luxurious mansions!
You are in charge of your destiny to become the greatest agent!
Vindicate Games, Mansion Expansion, 13.0 MB – Free