[Updated] Freebies Roundup: Palm Heroes, Jet Ball and more Free for a limited time

If you’re looking for some of the most notable apps/games that have recently gone from paid–>free, look no further than our latest Freebies Roundup. Today we see Palm Heroes, one of the deepest and most satisfying turn based strategy titles on the App Store, go free. ChiffaN previously reviewed the game and had this to say:

To sum it all up, the game is awesome. It is the famous Heroes of Might & Magic in the palm of your hand (hence the name). While for the occasional gamer, it may be a bit difficult to master, anyone who invests the time to understand its mechanics will be rewarded by literally hundreds of hours of gameplay… as you immerse in the Heroes experience you will realise that at $1.99, Palm Heroes is the best quality to price ratio I’ve ever seen (up there with the great AK-47).

For those who enjoy bouncing balls off bricks, Jet Ball (TMA Review), an Arkanoid clone with plenty of tricks up its sleeve, is also part of the freebie fiesta. Lots more goodies can be found within, but do hurry as some deals are only good for a very limited time!

Updated Sept. 1st

Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop!

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Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop!! is the new improved version of our popular falling block puzzle game!

The game introduces a new twist on the falling block and match-2 formula and comes with three different game modes — including a clever and relaxed puzzle mode and a panic mode (for those of you who enjoy more fast-paced action).

Two wacky spirit wardens, Becky & Tim, fell asleep on their watch allowing all the Spookies to escape! Spookies is really only a different word for naughty ghosts. You must help Becky & Tim to stop the Spookies from haunting innocent humans or else they will lose their jobs!

Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop!! Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop!! (TMA Review), 16.2 MB – Free

Cartoon Defense

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Cartoon Defense is an exciting defense-action game with various actions and strategies. Cartoon Defense requires your invisible finger and your decision making ability. Protect your kingdom from the violent and evil Cartoon Army!

How to play the game:
It’s a game with well known rules:”Shoot ‘em all to win”. Select your weapon among the icons at the bottom, attack your enemy. You should the right weapon at the right time to defend you from the enemy’s attack. You will do better with a good use of the bombs.

Cartoon Defence gang gyung hun , Cartoon Defence, 9.3 MB – Free

Pandora War

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Pandora War is an easy-to-play shooting defense game which defeating corrupted enemies that charge to the holy land of God by direct screen touch. Each enemy has its own special skills, so you’ll need to think fast and plan ahead to combat them all. But be careful how you manage your resourced-Gold and Mana.
With splendid and colorful magic attack and original characters, you will be guided to the world of a new and upgraded defense game.

Pandora War FANDORASOFT , Pandora War, 17.8 MB – Free

Mad O Ball 3D – fast paced rolling game

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Not your usual ball game!

Arcade action game of amazing races against time to play at the most unthinkable moments on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Challenge people around the whole world through integrated OpenFeint service. Notify your Facebook or Twitter profile with your high-scores and achievements. Find gamers around you with the integrated Location service.

Mad O Ball 3D - fast paced rolling game Mad O Ball 3D – fast paced rolling game, 49.8 MB – Free

That Word

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That Word is a word-finding game. The goal is to accumulate as many points as possible by spelling as many words as you can from six randomly selected letters. Each set of six letters can spell at least one six-letter word—you must find one of these six-letter words before the runs out to continue to the next level.

As you find words, they are revealed on the screen. The word list is sorted alphabetically—use this to help you find missing words between the words you’ve already found.

That Word Reaction Software Inc. , That Word, 4.2 MB – Free

TapuGon Gravity

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TapuGon Gravity is inspired by a physics-classroom chalk board, and your objective is to draw chalk-lines on the board to guide the TapuGon on its way to target.

Limited chalk, distracting objects, bombs, gravity sensors and tricky circumstances will keep even the most intellectual player challenged throughout 50 levels.

TapuGon Gravity Israel Davidenko , TapuGon Gravity, 16.5 MB – Free

Zombie Room

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Zombie Room takes your favorite parts of 3D first person shooters (Guns, Zombies, Blood, Absurd Weapons, ect.), and crams them into one room… Fight for your life in a full 3D environment, with 7 different weapons, ranging from the clean and precise, to all out shredding monstrosities. Beat down the rising dead in unique ways to earn achievements, and try to score a record high. Hundreds of kills, thousands of bullets, and millions of zombies for you to eviscerate. Featuring full ragdoll physics, and splattering blood effects, hammering the undead into the ground has never been so much fun!

Zombie Room St. Clair Software , Zombie Room, 22.0 MB – Free

Hedgehogs

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Welcome to the sunlit forest where each hedgie has a dream to get their own ripe and tasty apple, but they want your help. Look what a nice creatures they are, why don’t you help them? Direct hedgie to the apple and he will be so grateful!

Have you even seen a hedgehog being grateful for to you? We invite you to solve 47 game level. The Hedgehogs is one of the most original logic games created for iPhone/iPod ever.
Created directly for those who prefer sokoban, epic games etc.

Hedgehogs Vitaly Nikiforov , Hedgehogs, 2.1 MB – Free

Alien Shooter

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Alien shooter is a special basketball game using physics engine. The only game we can throw various of objects into the basket. Gain scores to defeat the invading of Alien and protect the Earth.

How to control:
Tap and drag anywhere on the dotted line to adjust the power and angle of your shot and release to shoot.

Pandora War FANDORASOFT, Pandora War, 17.8 MB – Free

Palm Heroes (No Longer Free)

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Palm Heroes plunges you into the world full of exciting fantasy adventures and epic battles. Lead your own armies as a barbarian orc chief, a noble knight, a mighty wizard, a fast beautiful sorceress, a warlock, or a creepy undead necromancer! It’s you who decide how to rule towns and manage resources, how to train and improve your warriors.

As your kingdom grows and your heroes get more powerful, you will explore new areas, develop new skills, improve your magic power and meet different beasts to fight.

Palm Heroes Kevin Brock , Palm Heroes, 33.2 MB – Free

Jet Ball

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Jet Ball is a powerful breakout game packed with stunning visuals, tons of dynamic levels and lots of fresh ideas. Probably the most challenging block-breaker in the app store, made by people who really love arkanoids… Destroy all static and moving bricks and obstacles to win the level. Touch and move left or right the pulsing circle under the pad to control it. Touch anywhere higher with another finger (use multi-touch) to release a ball, launch a rocket or shoot with plasma gun.

Jet Ball Alexander Oreshko , Jet Ball (TMA Review), 9.9 MB – Free

Solitaire Twist Premium

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“Solitaire Twist” from iWin is a new take on an old favorite. The game ships with solitaire games including “Klondike”, “Pyramid”, “Freecell”, and “Spider”, some with variations. But what makes this a TWIST is that we have added “Cheat Tokens” and Wild Cards that give the player the unique opportunity to work their way through the most challenging of game situations without the restrictions of having just the hand you are dealt.

You’re in control! You can choose to experiment with up to 12 “Cheat Tokens” and 3 Wild Cards.

SolitaireTwist Premium iWin, Inc. , SolitaireTwist Premium, 14.7 MB – Free

Melodica

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Tired of waiting for a proper tonematrix or tenori-on on the iPhone? The wait is over…the long waited and most hyped music app that lets anyone compose brilliant music compositions (even those who think that they aren’t musically talented) is now available!

Melodica is a revolutionary music application that mixes lights and sounds in a unique way, allowing anyone to compose music intuitively creating amazing visual effects just with the tips of your fingers.

Melodica CandyCane LLC , Melodica, 29.7 MB – Free

Hired Gun

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good morning, mr. gun. as you may know, your employer has lately been bothered by an organization wishing him ill fortune. the enemy’s minions are lurking in the shadows as we speak.

your employer requires assistance in putting an end to this menace. your mission, should you decide to accept it: accurately identify and eliminate all threats. move with alacrity, time is against us.

Hired Gun Triniti Interactive, Hired Gun, 5.7 MB – Free

bitFLIP HD: Intense Puzzle Action

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bitFLIP HD is not your typical match 3 puzzle clone!

bitFLIP HD features some of the best electronic music and addicting game modes found in the app store. The iPad version comes with the “bitFLIP classic” mode and a fresh, new “link 4 mode” that mixes a block puzzle game and a matching game for an exciting new experience. bitFLIP HD features Head to Head multiplayer on a single iPad!

bitFLIP HD: Intense Puzzle Action Metamoorephosis, bitFLIP HD, 132 MB – Free

Secret of Lost Pyramid (No Longer Free)

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Ancient maya pyramid keeps its secrets. You have to help archaeologists to find the store treasures. To get there, you need to challenge ancient pyramid guards and win 41 jade stones fighting against them in the ancient card game.

HOW TO PLAY
At the beginning of the game you and guard get some playing colored tiles with signs on it. Players one by one place tiles on the altar if player tile matches with current tile by color or by sign (except some special tiles). The winner is the one who first drops all his tiles.

Secret of Lost Pyramid Viacheslav Klimov , Secret of Lost Pyramid, 15.2 MB – Free

Neanderblocks

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RETURN to a TIME PAST and IMMERSE YOURSELF in the CONSTANTLY SHIFTING WORLD of NEANDER BLOCK.
it is a time of opportunity for your fledgling tribe. resources are abundant, but time is scarce and competition from rivals is fierce. gather the supplies you need to expand your village and establish a foothold in new territory!

use quick thinking, logic, and even a little bit of magic to overcome the obstacles in your way! the future of the neander tribe rests in your hands!

Neander Block Triniti Interactive Limited , Neander Block, 17.0 MB – Free

Doodle Fly

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With A Doodle Fly-Fly To The Moon on your iPhone or iPod Touch, you customize virtually everything to make this game uniquely yours to increase your odds of encountering “The rabbit on the moon”. Begin by either drawing your own customized character on paper and taking a picture of it to download, import one from the internet that you feel is up to this task by saving it, (tap then hold an image in Safari, and an option will pop up to save the image.) and importing it into the game, or choose from one of our pre-selected default characters which we have tucked away in our arsenal. Next, customize your characters with any accessories that you feel will help them. Simply draw them onto the character, and away you go!

A Doodle Fly - Fly to Mars Jerry Lee , A Doodle Fly – Fly to Mars, 24.7 MB – Free

Rise of Atlantis

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Explore Atlantis and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World using beautiful and elaborate animating maps to help you solve each puzzle. These puzzles will help you bring closer to raising the fabled ancient city of Atlantis from its aquatic grave. The addictive tile-swapping puzzler gameplay is guaranteed to keep you hooked on this game for endless hours. Become the best explorer in the world!

Rise of Atlantis SkyZone Entertainment, Rise of Atlantis, 40.6 MB – Free

Ice Cream

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Creamy Ice is an easy to play skill game for all ice cream lovers.

Your goal is to serve tasty ice cream to your customers by tapping the correct ingredients in the right order. Manage your own ice cream business – get more flavors, bigger stores and larger orders as you play the career mode. It’s all about concentration, skill, speed and fun.

Creamy Ice ThumbFire , Creamy Ice, 7.7 MB – Free

Aractroid

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Aractroid is an innovative arcade-fighter game that combines the addicting elements of action and strategy games. Playing as an Aractroid, a cunning and powerful warrior species of spider, you defend your web from the onslaught of the invading electronic spiders that want to wipe out the Aractroid race. Destroy the spiders and absorb their energy force to perform special Aractroid abilities to help stem the attack!

Aractroid Mammoth Game Studios LLC , Aractroid, 22.7 MB – Free

Rebirth of Fortune

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“The rebirth of fortune” is a strategy game borrowing the combat mode showed in SRPG of “Tactics Ogre” or of “FinalFantasyTactics” famous as from before, which has an intention of organizing one team with the 8 units in total, and making them the best mercenaries.

Make your own unit to compete your own strategy with the other as if play the chess game.

Rebirth of Fortune SEOK KYU CHANG , Rebirth of Fortune, 23.5 MB – Free

Smash Fiesta

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(the game formerly known as Guacamole!)

Rodriguez the factory worker is hungry after a busy day and you need to make his favourite guacamole so he can eat his nachos! Whack the ingredients to make the delicious goo: Pedro Avocado, Garlic Garcia and don’t forget the cream. Watch out for Poo Poo Santiago, you don’t want him in your perfect dip! Now also starring new ingredients: Sick Pedro and Tito Tomatino! When the guacamole is done you need to feed Rodriguez with nachos as fast as you can.

Smash Fiesta! Bambalam, Smash Fiesta!, 4.0 MB – Free

Pocket Puzzlement

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Puzzlement is the premier jigsaw puzzle app for the iPhone. Interact with gorgeous artworks on a photo-realistic tabletop. Puzzlement promotes the work of up-and-coming Australian artists and will keep you entertained for hours.

Features include:
- 3 difficulty levels and 12 high-quality photographs and paintings to play
- Touch to solve the puzzle: simple intuitive controls to drag, rotate and join your pieces
- Every move you make is remembered. Switch over to check your email, and every piece will be just where you left it.

Pocket Puzzlement Michael Henderson, Pocket Puzzlement, 9.4 MB – Free

Crazy Hamster

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The winter is coming. Crazy hamster forgot to store his supplies. Now he has to visit different lands before winter to find food. Hamster is so crazy that he sees nothing but fruits. The lands he visits are full of traps and obstacles he won’t even notice. You have to help him and neutralize those traps. There’s no time to loose, the hamster has already set off!

Control the world Hamster lives in by building bridges, extinguishing fire or putting a ladder. Change the land’s slant to accelerate Hamster’s speed.

Crazy Hamster Gamelion Studios, Crazy Hamster, 23.1 MB – Free

Sarang (No Longer Free)

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SARANG is a simple and addictive puzzle game.
The goal is connect these same colored, numberd, paired balls and can’t cross each other. That’s it. Simple!
SARANG has a 5 difficulty levels and 250 stages in total.

Goal:
Connect these same colored, numberd, paired balls
Can’t cross each other.

SARANG JUNG CHUL MOON , SARANG, 2.4 MB – Free

Alarm Clock Radio

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Join us as we celebrate well over 2 million users! Get Clock Radio, now with support for all iOS devices and background audio. You can even wake up to your own music.

Clock Radio displays an attractive easy to read clock perfect for your desk, kitchen or nightstand. The radio is powered by SHOUTcast™ Radio with over 25,000 free stations and well over 500,000 listeners. The combination of clock + radio has been a classic for over 50 years and now it’s available for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Alarm Clock Radio ✓ Raizlabs, Alarm Clock Radio ✓, 12.4 MB – Free

Photo Scatter

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PhotoScatter is the simplest way to send photos from your iPhone or iPod Touch to many of the top photo sharing sites.

Simply …
1. Select or Take a photo
2. Choose the sites you want to submit to
3. Add a title and description (optional)
4. Submit

PhotoScatter Unique Apps , PhotoScatter (TMA Review), 0.9 MB – Free

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