iOS Apps Gone Free: Spikey's Bounce Around, Kona's Crate, Jump Birdy Jump, And More

Help Spikey release butterflies from the jars they are trapped within in Donut Games' addictive casual game. We also have a game that requires you to deliver crates to an angry chief by piloting a jet-powered platform, and physics-based arcade game where you must try and reunite a little bird with his better half.

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Jump Birdy Jump ($0.99 → Free, 4.7 MB): This simple but entertaining physics-based arcade game requires you to fling a little bird from wire to wire in order to help him rejoin his better half. Tap and drag each wire down to fling the bird, but watch out for walls and other obstacles because running into them will require you to start all over. The game includes 60 levels, and loads of stars to collect in each level.

Jump Birdy Jump is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1041 ratings.

Spikey's Bounce Around ($0.99 → Free, 6.0 MB): Fling Spikey around a variety of environments in order to free the magic butterflies that are trapped inside of jars in this arcade game from Donut Games. Just drag your finger from Spikey towards your target to fling him. You can't directly hit jars of butterflies, but you can hit whatever it is that is holding them up to cause them to fall and smash. The game includes 50 levels, star ratings for each level, and Game Center integration.

Spikey's Bounce Around is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 27153 ratings.

iPicEd for iPad - Edit photos with comfort ($2.99 → Free, 15.9 MB): Add a little flare to your favorite photos with this photography app for iPad. You can import any of the photos from your library and then apply 69 different filters and effects. Filters and effects can be mixed and matched to create all kinds of unique images. The app includes 32 filters, 11 overlay effects, six borders, and 12 frames.

iPicEd for iPad - Edit photos with comfort is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

Maya Pyramid ($2.99 → Free, 17.7 MB): A variation of the Pyramid solitaire card game, Maya Pyramid requires you choose cards from the table that add up to 11. If you find yourself without any matches, you can use cards from the help deck at the bottom of the screen. Keep in mind that there are a limited number of help cards, and if you use one your multiplier will reset. The game includes two modes, 70 level designs, 28 stages, the ability to build your own pyramid, and Game Center integration.

Maya Pyramid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1256 ratings.

Super Monkey Ball 2 ($2.99 → Free, 93.1 MB): Get rolling with this hit arcade game from Sega. Super Monkey Ball 2 has you safely guiding Aiai, MeeMee, Baby, and GonGon through 115 different challenging tracks while collecting every last banana. You're able to control the characters by simply tilting your iDevice. The game also includes a handful of mini-games, and local multiplayer.

Super Monkey Ball 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 4335 ratings.

Kona's Crate ($0.99 → Free, 27.8 MB): Guide a jet-powered platform through each of the 85 levels in order to deliver a crate with unknown contents to Chief Kona before he becomes enraged. Tapping on each side of the screen allows you to control the jets separately, but you must be careful since the crate isn't actually attached to the platform. The game also includes a refined physics engine, five campaigns, and Game Center integration.

Kona's Crate is available for free today only (10/24). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 104 ratings.

Degrassi ($0.99 → Free, 59.0 MB): Experience life as a Degrassi Community School student in this role-playing game based on the popular Canadian television series. Make decisions day in and day out to form your character and the direction the game will go. Earn points to unlock blooper videos, photos, mini-games, and even new episodes.

Degrassi is available for free today only (10/24). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 1252 ratings.

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