iOS Apps Gone Free: Thumpies, Aces Speed HD, Pigs In Trees, And More

Keep the music flowing by bouncing colorful Thumpies off of all kinds of different objects. We also have a digital version of Speed for you to play on your iPhone or iPad, and a line-drawing defense game where you get to control flying pigs.

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iPhone:

Frozen Equilibrium ($0.99 → Free, 18.7 MB): This puzzle game simply requires you to bring every last ice block to "zero-level," but it's more difficult than it sounds since pushing raised blocks down will cause connected blocks to rise up. The game includes 100 levels, the ability to undo moves, and a duel mode.

Frozen Equilibrium is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

DreamMachine HD v2.0 ($1.99 → Free, 30.5 MB): Take control of your dreams with DreamMachine. Just choose from one of the five built-in dream presets, set up the alarm time, and then just relax. The app will play sounds and take over your dreams! It includes a detailed information screen for every night of sleep, the ability to share your sleep information, and much more.

DreamMachine HD v2.0 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 75 ratings.

Universal:

Touch Racing ($6.99 → Free, 26.5 MB): A unique racing game that does away with traditional control methods and instead has your car following your finger around the track. The farther away your finger is from your car, the faster it will go. The game features 12 vehicles to choose from, 18 tracks, two modes, and Game Center integration.

Touch Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 5827 ratings.

Nyan Cat: Lost In Space ($0.99 → Free, 12.5 MB): This wacky platform game has you controlling Nyan Cat as he runs across platforms trying to eat as much food as possible. You can make Nyan Cat jump and double jump by simply tapping on the screen, just make sure he doesn't plummet to his death. The game includes awesome pixel art, two modes, power-ups, all kinds of different types of platforms, and Game Center integration.

Nyan Cat: Lost In Space is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 71166 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

MegaApp ($0.99 → Free, 3.1 MB): This all-in-one utility app includes a large clock with alarms, calculator, unit converter and currency converter, the ability to view and store files, dice, whiteboard, and much more.

MegaApp is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 33 ratings.

Thumpies ($2.99 → Free, 75.5 MB): Thumpies drop in from the top of the screen, and it's up to you to tap on the drums at the bottom in rhythm in order to progress through each song. Hitting the drums at just the right moment will cause the Thumpies to glow, doubling your points. The game includes a variety of songs to play through, all kinds of different colorful creatures, and OpenFeint integration.

Thumpies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 249 ratings.

Aces Speed ($0.99 → Free, 13.5 MB): Leave that physical deck of cards in the drawer and play this digital version of Speed anytime, anywhere. The goal of the game is to be the first player to get rid of all of your cards by placing them on the middle stacks. You can only place a card on a stack if its value is one above or one below. The game includes multiple difficult levels, a multiplayer mode, and Game Center integration.

Aces Speed is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Aces Speed HD ($0.99 → Free, 10.0 MB): Leave that physical deck of cards in the drawer and play this digital version of Speed anytime, anywhere. The goal of the game is to be the first player to get rid of all of your cards by placing them on the middle stacks. You can only place a card on a stack if its value is one above or one below. The game includes multiple difficult levels, a multiplayer mode, and Game Center integration.

Aces Speed HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Pigs in Trees ($0.99 → Free, 19.2 MB): Woodpeckers have started attacking your tree, and it's your job to defend your home and your family by shooting them down in this line-drawing game. Simply draw a line from your flying pig to the woodpeckers to fire upon them, and collect power-ups to get a leg up on the pests. The game includes four environments, 75 levels, and Game Center integration.

Pigs in Trees is available for free today only (10/08). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 256 ratings.

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