Apps Gone Free Roundup: ARDefender, Hungribles and more
ARDefender (TMA Review), one of the more unique games for the iPhone, is now free for a limited time. Based on a technology developer int13 have called “Vision Based Augmented Reality”, ARDefender plays like a top-down castle defense shooter with an augmented reality twist. By pointing your iDevice’s camera at the accompanying pdf file, enemies come to life on your kitchen table, work desk and just about anywhere you can think of. Also free is the slingshot puzzle game Hungribles, brought you to by the devs who recently released Unstoppable Gorg for the iPad. Lots more freebies after the break, though as always, the price drops are only good for a limited time.
ARDefender is a simple yet very innovative game based on a new technology known as Vision Based Augmented Reality.
It uses the camera of the iPhone to blend the game world and the real world for a truly surprising, immersive and fun experience!
* Super smooth and robust AR engine
* HD graphics
* 20 different levels
* Works on all iOS devices with a camera (except the iPhone 3G)
* 22 Achievements
* Two different themes with different towers and enemies: Classic and Halloween
Grandpa always was a little eccentric. A fantastic engineer, he was always buried in his work, always coming up with new ideas and inventions that as a child held you wide-eyed in awe.
Now, after many years, you return to the house that holds so many fond memories for you, with a promise from Grandpa to show you something truly amazing. You can’t even begin to imagine what it could be!
It’s a dark and stormy night as you arrive at Grisly Manor. The rain beats down hard, lightning flashes in the sky as the sound of thunder fills your ears. You already feel a little creeped out, but when you make your way inside, the house is curiously empty. Grandpa is nowhere to be found!
Familiar objects have been re-engineered to create puzzles for you. Clues abound, and as each puzzle is solved, the solution to others present themselves. As well as new puzzles, of course.
DELVE INTO DEEP GAMEPLAY
Guide confused robot “F8” through a bizarre mansion full of unsolved riddles. Solve the puzzles and piece together the story of why F8 was invented.
SOLVE MULTIPLE MULTIFACETED PUZZLES
Explore 27 rooms full of crazy conundrums, perilous traps, and intriguing secrets. Plus, meet curiously quirky characters… including F8’s inventor.
Are you frustrated by games that seem to rely on luck more than skill? Feed your appetite for fun with Hungribles, the slingshot puzzle game that rewards your skill and accuracy.
Hungribles are tiny creatures with MASSIVE appetites. Their hunger cravings are so powerful they can pull food through the air and into their waiting mouths.
The aim of the game is to feed the Hungribles and make them happy. You do this by launching tasty orbs from a strange glowing mushroom slingshot thingy, obviously!
Futuremark Games Studio, Hungribles, – Free
Watch the funny Fluffies making cute faces and squeaking sweetly! Your task is to set them free from the tight space of your iPhone’s screen. Gather these lovely characters into groups of 3 or more of the same color, and remove these groups from the game field. The more Fluffies there are in the group you remove, the more scores you get.
ROTATE AND TAP!
You can control the way the Fluffies move and place their groups the way you like. Just tilt and rotate your iPhone, it’s easy.
Argonyt, The Fluffies, – Free
+ Explosive clearance game with unique operation modal.
+ You can play the game with one finger. It’s easy to play but hard to be proficient with. The game in which you can feel moves is unique among all games of relaxing type. And it will bring players different super experience.
+ Barriers are crossed through suction of toilet plug. You can only experience of these endless thrills when you play the game.
+ There are five dream scenes in which makes you feel lovely, romantic and relaxing.
NovaSoft, Candy Ninja-Cat, – Free
Save Mother Earth!
Guess who has been a naughty boy this Christmas? Santa and his little helpers have crossed the line and now they must pay. Join Wojira, The Great Mega Worm, as it returns in this all new adventure set in the North Pole. Crawl and eat your way through waves of elves and their evil machines as you grow and evolve into the ultimate weapon of mass destruction to become the Super Mega Worm!
Deceased Pixel LLC, Super Mega Worm Vs Santa, – Free
For a long time Cornelius has been working at the local comic books stand shop. For about as long, he’s been daydreaming about how somehow, someday, he’d become a Hero. After all, wasn’t what the fortune cookie was saying, right? … right?
Fortunately the Aliens invasion would come just in time to provide with this opportunity…
Don’t Run is a breathtaking, retro sci-fi, combat based, funny sidescroller with tons of content.
XperimentalZ Games, Don’t Run With a Plasma Sword, – Free
Do you want to be the first Rune Master?
The Rune Master Puzzle is a groundbreaking brain teaser that you have never experienced before. You need to pass a series of stages to prove yourself to become a Rune Master. The puzzle will challenge every aspect of your brain in ways that you have never imaged before.
None ever – EVER – has successfully become the Rune Master. The Rune Master Puzzle will challenge you and your brain. Do you want be the first Rune Master who cleared all stages? Come on, take our challenge.
ATTOMEDIA Corp., RuneMasterPuzzle, – Free
A little bird wants to join his better half but the cruel world won’t let him. Collect as many stars as you can while jumping between wires and avoiding pitfalls.
Jump Birdy Jump is a fun little game hand-crafted by a guy in his garage after 19 weeks of eating nothing but ramen.
Ovogame, Jump Birdy Jump, – Free
The world’s harmony is suddenly broken,monsters infested. 4 warriors in the name of justice will lead you to overcome all the difficulties, to defeat monsters, and rebuild a peaceful world!
Fine screens, eazy controls, facinating game levels and fast-tempoed music, are all in “Crazy Bomber”!
4 characters can be chosen (Spirit, Vampire, Corpse, Viking );
60 facinating game levels;
Shanghai JoyTouch, Crazy Bomber, – Free
Do you like Sudoku? Then you will love this game!
Also known as Arukone, the premise of this puzzle game is very simple: connect the pairs of numbers without leaving any empty square in the board. But don’t understimate this brain teaser, it looks easy but it’s a real challenge!
More free levels coming soon. Bigger challenging boards will be available.
Tapps Tecnologia, NumberLink – Sudoku style game, – Free
Fabulously retro and fabulously designed, Meernotes will be your ideal companion, perfect for expressing your noteworthy notes, mystical musings, academic amusements, romantic reveries, or nifty novels that will change the world.
★ Feels like writing on real pages – in real books
★ Express yourself in a handwritten font, academic type-set, or typewriter style
★ Selection of five fabulous notebooks to be put on your wooden shelf
★ DropBox syncing features
To organise your notes, you can add custom coloured tabs and titles, manually stamp today’s date and find individual notes through the automatically created page of contents. Before you close your notebook, put a wonderfully red bookmark in your notebook to know where you left off.
Fabulously Retro, Meernotes, – Free
HiCalc – Calculator Pro for iPad is an ultimate calculator and will make all your calculations become simpler than ever with 11 calculators: Scientific, Currency Converter, Unit Converter, Date – Time, Constants, Tip calculator, Equation Solver, Statistics, Base conversion, Graph & Finance.
• Three calculating modes: STANDARD, STRING and RPN
• Precision to 31 digits
• BIG CALC in Portrait mode.
• Comprehensive Date & Time calculator
• Unit Converter contains 3,300 units in 113 categories
• Currency converter with daily online update for 152 currencies
• Extended Memory and Expression History supports
• Intuitive interface – 8 skins for Sci-calc
• Copy & Paste
PPCLINK Mobile Software, Calculator Pro (11 in 1), – Free
“PICtone” is a simple adjustment has been taking pictures, I enjoy the process simulator toy turtle to cross the development.
The color photographs of ordinary strange!
Although generally appropriate action to make beautiful color, PICtone does the wrong purpose.
You can make color photos of the strange taste of it.
MorokoshiMan, PICtone, – $1.99
Welcome to Ant Turns Zombie, an epic tale of grand proportions. Rarely can you come across a game with this much zombie action. From the beautiful crystal clear graphics to the interchangeable game themes, all will leave you in a state of shock and awe.
At its heart this is a line drawing game like many other appstore classics. What sets us apart from other similar apps is that we strive for perfection.We take pride in our work and believe me when I say this: You will be blown away. Not only are there hundreds of hours of game play but when you add in the several highly addictive game modes it all comes together in one epic transcendental experience.
Rangarajan C, Ant Turns Zombie, – Free
Play as the notes fall… or as sheet music!!
This is the only app that let’s you learn the melodies with the fingers you would use on a real piano.
Want to learn how to play a song and exercise your fingers in a way that prepare you to play the piano?
Play the song in-app or use while you play a piano!
More than 35 great songs!
Apps For Hunger Inc., Piano*, – Free