Just in time for the weekend, this Apps Gone Free roundup features plenty of quality and noteworthy freebies. Bug Heroes Quest, the spin-off of Foursaken Media’s well received castle defense Bug Heroes (TMA Review), is now free for a limited time. Quest blends dual-stick action, a story-based adventure and RPG elements to create a game that should satisfy fans of the multiple genres. And as part of EA Mobile’s continued Daily Deals promo, the simple but addictive Fly With Me is also currently free. Lots more worthwhile apps have recently gone from paid –> free, so be sure to check out the entire list after the break.
Bug Heroes Quest (Universal)
Enter Bug Heroes Quest, a spin-off of the critically acclaimed Bug Heroes, by Foursaken Media! Embark on an epic, story-based adventure through a variety of huge environments. Explore, level up, customize, fight, talk, and more! Experience a unique blend of action, adventure, and RPG in a brand new, fully realized fantasy setting!
- Seamless blend of action, adventure, and RPG elements, designed specifically for the iOS gamer
- Dual stick action, with both long-ranged and close combat
- Deep, intertwining story
- In-depth character progression — level up, customize skills, equip new weapons and armor, and more!
- Huge environments to explore, across over 60 stages
Foursaken Media, Bug Heroes Quest, – Free
TAP TO FLAP…KEEP GOING! Guide birds through trees and gobble-up tasty bees in this aerial adventure from the #1 best-selling publisher of games on the App Store!
Easy to learn, but addictively challenging. Soar through the air with the tap of a finger. Keep tapping – or you’ll eat dirt (instead of bugs)!
LET’S FLY! START OFF AT YOUR BIRDHOUSE AND…
• Chomp evil bees from small to large for a bug feast!
• Cruise through tree holes and dodge moving obstacles, like spiders, Venus fly traps, geysers, and more!
• Collect all 3 Stars in each level for a perfect score!
• Grab gears while you fly so you can unlock the dominating …ROBOT BIRD!
• Enjoy scenic fields, tree-filled forests, and tropical jungles – 45 levels in all!
Electronic Arts, Fly With Me, – Free
EPISODE 1: LAUNCH OF THE SCREAMING NARWHAL
While stripping the evil pirate LeChuck of his demonic mojo, Guybrush Threepwood inadvertently infects the entire Caribbean with his arch-fiend’s voodoo. Guybrush must stop a mysterious pox that’s transforming buccaneers into unruly pirate monsters!
* First part of a five-episode saga with an intriguing storyline that becomes deeper and more entangled as it unfolds
* Series favorites Guybrush, LeChuck, Elaine, Stan, and the Voodoo Lady are joined by a new cast of characters
* Streamlined adventure gameplay with all the humor, romance, and swashbuckling excitement that made the franchise famous
Wind-up Knight (Universal)
Wind-up Knight by Robot Invader is a high-end, action-packed, 3D side-scrolling adventure game, and it’s here to show you how games are supposed to be played.
Guide your Wind-up Knight through devilish levels–over 50 in all–to rescue the Princess from the clutches of the evil Black Knight. Run, jump, roll, and slash your way to victory. Not your typical runner game, Wind-up Knight is the type of challenging game you’ve been missing in your life.
Robot Invader, Wind-up Knight, – Free
A new, beautifully rendered action RPG from the makers of the highly acclaimed “Exitium: Saviors of Vardonia”. This cutely styled and wonderfully crafted RPG gives you the chance to utilize the powers of different creatures in your fight against a monstrous, re-awaking force of evil…
The land has been at peace for fourteen years, since the defeat and banishment of the Demon King. Young KiKi’s parents, who were among the group of legendary Heroes that went to face the Demon King, never returned. But the peace is becoming increasingly uneasy; creatures are beginning to terrorise peaceful townsfolk and villagers, and there are rumors of an ancient evil emerging in a distant land.
● Acquire and tame the souls of creatures and use their powers!
● Utilize the powers of the animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Wolf, Pig!
● Take care of your tamed souls or they might leave you!
● Make traps and bombs to aid your battles!
● Ride your Landmate! Magical transportation!
● Ranches allow you to breed animals! Passive and active skill to build!
● Mine ore, gather herbs, raise animals and collect trees! Hire assistants to help you collect natural items.
Minoraxis, Inc., Soul Tamer KiKi, – Free
Atlantis is calling out to a true hero to save it from deadly peril! Set out on an exciting new quest in this spectacular mix of Match-3 and Adventure from Playrix, the creators of Fishdom. Embark on a fascinating tile-swapping journey around the ancient lands of Rome, Greece, Troy, Phoenicia, Babylon, Egypt and Carthage to acquire seven mysterious crystals of power. Once collected and put together, they are able to restore the Altar of Poseidon and save the fabled sunken continent.
Fully optimized for the touch screen with both landscape and portrait display, featuring Facebook Connect, the game sets new quality standards for iPhone puzzle games with fantastic graphics and superb sound effects.
Playrix, Call of Atlantis (Premium), – Free
Charadium is a fast & furious draw-and-guess multiplayer game that guarantees you’ll be drawn in. Your goal is to draw a given word, and other players have to guess that word.
Sounds simple, but it’s unbelievable how amazingly fun and addictive this process is!
You can play live games or turn-based games with your family, friends or other players from all around the world.
On5, Charadium II, – Free
Push Panic! (Universal)
WHAT IS PUSH PANIC?
Push Panic is an exciting and colorful new puzzle game that introduces four frantically fun game modes and fast-paced gameplay!
Tap the boxes to blast combinations off the screen before the pile reaches the red panic bar and topples over! Push Panic includes 75 intense levels. Each of the four exhilarating game modes introduces explosive new challenges.
Barry Kostjens, Push Panic!, – Free
For the first time on iPhone and iPod, enter the world of Doctor Who in a brand new action puzzle adventure!
An intrepid traveller through time and space and the last of the powerful Time Lords, the Doctor is armed only with his incredible intelligence and his sonic screwdriver. Join him and his human companion, Amy Pond, as they race to save an innocent family attacked by a rogue Dalek and hurtled into the depths of history. Your journey will take you from ancient Incan temples, to the frozen tombs of Telos and a stunning finale on a Dalek ship. Defeat your favourite enemies, solve devious puzzles, and restore peace throughout time!
Boost 2 (Universal)
The major update to the original version has arrived. Boost 2 features:
➤ Three brand new game modes, including online multiplayer
➤ A completely redesigned interface and HUD
➤ Game Center and OpenFeint with online leaderboards and achievements
➤ Retina and iPad support
➤ Many other bug fixes and optimizations
Boost was featured as one of the best games of 2009 by Apple, and has even been featured in their iPod Touch commercial!
Jonathan Lanis, Boost 2, – Free
The Book of the Dragon (iPad Only)
“The Book of the Dragon” literally comes to life in a unique iPad version that offers a new, breathtaking way to experience this masterpiece by Ciruelo, one of the most respected worldwide authorities in fantasy art.
This iPad Book features:
- Amazing Visual Effects that bring Ciruelo’s Dragons to life with fascinating animations.
- Dragon Sound Effects.
- Ciruelo’s Soundtrack with full tracks in high quality audio.
- Multi-language Book: English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.
- Zoom into the images for glorious dragon details and enjoy Ciruelo’s art as never before (scaling so big that Dragon’s teeth take the whole iPad screen at full definition).
- Over 60 high quality images from the Original Book.
Zentric, The Book of the Dragon, – Free
Drop The Chicken (Universal)
★★★ OVER 2 MILLION DOWNLOADS, THANKS TO ALL OUR FANS ★★★
Drop The Chicken is a fun filled, addictive and challenging puzzle game. Our hero ‘Chuck The Chicken’, after an exceptional career as a circus acrobat, shot himself out of a canon and escaped into a nearby farm.
★★ YOUR MISSION ★★
Your mission is to help Chuck get to each nest while eating all the bugs along the way. Drag the acrobatic tools into place and then click the switch and watch Chuck bounce, slide and float around the levels.
Sharp Creative Agency, Drop The Chicken, – Free
KungFu Warrior (Universal)
NOW… it’s TIME for REVENGE! GRAB POWER-UPS, MASTER COMBOS, and KICK-BUTT in this EPIC ACTION ADVENTURE!
✓ 27 epic GAME LEVELS
✓ 11 item-producing ARENA STAGES
✓ 15 unique COMBO ATTACKS
✓ 24 stat-enhancing POWER-UP ITEMS
✓ 11 formidable ENEMIES & BOSSES
✓ game center LEADERBOARDS + ACHIEVEMENTS
✓ full HD graphics for RETINA + iPAD DISPLAYS
Triniti Interactive, KungFu Warrior, – Free
Julius Styles – The International (Universal)
Julius Styles: The International is a dark, action-packed, adventure game in which you play Wesley Snipe’s character Julius Styles as he travels the globe carrying out deadly missions.
Julius Styles works as an economic hitman for the Assembly – an elite, secret circle of businessmen at the helm of the global economy. Leading a team of specialists, he infiltrates governments, businesses, and other shadowy organizations, and encourages them to make the right decisions – the right decisions for the Assembly, that is. And if that takes a little blackmail and the occasional assassination, it’s all for a good cause… Money.
Lapland Studio, Julius Styles – The International, – Free
MadPad HD – Remix Your Life (iPad Only)
See it to believe it – watch a 1991 Honda transform into a mad beat boxing soundboard:
It’s easy to create music from anything!
CREATE VIDEO SOUNDBOARDS FROM YOUR LIFE.
Oh the possibilities! Just aim and shoot to capture sounds all around you – your local café, car, kitchen, kids, cat, friends – MadPad magic will take care of the rest.
•Easily record video clips to create interactive video sets.
•Mix in clips from other sets to add a new element.
Smule, MadPad HD – Remix Your Life, – Free
Angry King Kong (Universal)
It’s a very interesting TD game.A giant orangutan falls in love with a beautiful girl. He chases after this girl to every corner of the whole world in order to get the true love.
You will receive 10000 coins if you give us a 5 star.You will get 2 props of 0.99 dollar freely by accomplishing the secret task of this game.
RenRenGames, Angry King Kong, – Free
Eagle Eye Full (Universal)
Test and train your attention span with this highly challenging hidden object game while being mesmerized by beautiful photos of nature, animals, cities, boats and hand-drawn cartoons!
* Full retina support. All photos are in the highest quality possible.
* Dynamic gameplay. Progress through levels: from easy to moderate and up to the hardest levels!
* Tips for passing complicated levels. (but don’t count on this much!:) )
* 4 thematic photo collections organized in packs.
* Exclusive hand-drawn pack for kids (which is very exciting for adults as well).
Skript, LLC, Eagle Eye Full, – Free
Grocery List – Buy Me a Pie! (Universal)
Why you need this app:
• Your family members are at home. You are at work. Have your family compose a grocery list for you so you can visit the supermarket after work on your way home.
• Planning a big party? Set up one account for all your friends and manage a shopping list as a group!
• Living together with someone and constantly finding yourself buying duplicate groceries? Solve that problem by having a shared grocery list.
Skript, Grocery List – Buy Me a Pie!, – Free
AirAV is an UPnP/DLNA media player that stream video, music, photo from UPnP/DLNA media servers to your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
1.Support almost any video formats: WMV, AVI, MKV, RMVB, RM, XVID, MP4, 3GP, MPG…
2.Support almost any audio formats: MP3, WMA, RM, ACC, OGG, APE, FLAC,FLV…
3.Support smi, srt, ass, ssa, sub txt subtitle.
4.support almost all the Media Servers:
Ranysoft, AirAV, – Free
PixelWorks enable you to create amazing special effects for your images. You can produce your own masterpieces as same as professional quality without further study.
★Forthcoming perfect fusion Arts and Tech! PixelWorks makes everything ready for you. With help of your greatest imagination and arts inspiration, you will create fascinating art effects on finger tips.
★Outstanding and Innovative Filters! We supply 41 types of exclusive filter effects which surprisingly bring unusual happiness to both your friends and you.
★Simple and Flexible paint brush! At will, you are allowed to adjust brush size, gradient mode or solid mode, either brush mode or eraser mode.
★Real-Time Preview window! Innovative feature! Now, you can see shadowless image zones shielded under fingers, as precisely as mouse pointer.
TongShuo, PixelWorks, – Free