iOS Apps Gone Free: Space Miner, Linkoidz, SalaryBook, And More

Explore all of space for new areas to mine for treasure so you can upgrade your ship and easily dispatch your foes in Venan Entertainment's critically acclaimed game, Space Miner. We also have a rather unique action puzzle game where you must fight off Linkoidz, and an app that helps you keep track of hours spent working and the amount of money you have earned.

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iPhone:

Ninjatown: Trees Of Doom! ($1.99 → Free, 16.6 MB): Skillfully make your way up the trunks of two trees in order to impress your master in this endless climbing game. You're able to jump between the tree trunks by simply tapping on the screen. On your way up you will encounter all kinds of obstacles that will require ninja-like reflexes to avoid. The game includes all kinds of unlockable ninjas, power-ups, and Game Center integration.

Ninjatown: Trees Of Doom! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10717 ratings.

Desire app ($0.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): Saving up for a shiny new iPhone 4S? Then check out Desire, an app that allows you to keep track of all of the money you have saved for the items you most desire and how long it took you to achieve your goal. Each listing displays the name of the item you desire, how much money you have to save/have saved, and an easy to read bar so you can always get a visual reminder of how close you are. You can also view history for each item, and export the data for safe keeping.

Desire app is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Word Seek Social ($0.99 → Free, 16.0 MB): Discover as many words as possible within a limited amount of time in this classic word search game. You're able to choose from two different grid sizes and a variety of time limits. At the end of each game, you're able to see how many words were possible with the given tile set and how many you actually discovered. The game also includes online head-to-head multiplayer via Game Center, and special badges to collect.

Word Seek Social is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3668 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Linkoidz ($2.99 → Free, 19.0 MB): This arcade puzzle game requires you to fight off the onslaught of Linkoidz by pulling them off the screen with your gravity gun and putting them back in matching vertical rows of three or more. You're able to drag the Linkoidz off the screen by touching and swiping down, and then just swipe up wherever you want to place them. The game includes three modes, 30 missions, power-ups, combos, and Game Center integration.

Linkoidz is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 171 ratings.

Driller Bunny ($0.99 → Free, 34.4 MB): Control Driller Bunny as he tunnels through the ground in search of gems in this arcade game. You're able to steer Driller Bunny by simply tilting your device, and you can collect power-ups just by drilling into them. The game includes three worlds, 60 levels, and Game Center integration.

Driller Bunny is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 53 ratings.

Ninjatown: Trees Of Doom! HD! ($2.99 → Free, 23.9 MB): Skillfully make your way up the trunks of two trees in order to impress your master in this endless climbing game. You're able to jump between the tree trunks by simply tapping on the screen. On your way up you will encounter all kinds of obstacles that will require ninja-like reflexes to avoid. The game includes all kinds of unlockable ninjas, power-ups, and Game Center integration.

Ninjatown: Trees Of Doom! HD! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 265 ratings.

SalaryBook - Time sheet - Pay and Time Tracking ($1.99 → Free, 7.7 MB): An app designed for the freelancers, consultants, and professionals out there who charge for services on an hourly basis and who need to keep track of working hours and earnings. The app allows you to define your working days and hours, and automatically calculates how much you have worked and earned. It also includes the ability to add notes, add non-billable time, Dropbox integration, salary and worked time reports, and much more.

SalaryBook - Time sheet - Pay and Time Tracking is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 173 ratings.

Power Pool HD ($2.99 → Free, 26.2 MB): This isn't your everyday pool game. Power Pool is an arcade game that requires you to get all of the balls into the holes using any and all means available to you in order to earn the highest score. Smash the power balls to earn power-ups like mega cues and exploders, just make sure to keep the cue ball out of the holes since you have a limited supply. The game includes two modes, four tables, 30 levels, and Game Center integration.

Power Pool HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Power Pool ($0.99 → Free, 25.8 MB): This isn't your everyday pool game. Power Pool is an arcade game that requires you to get all of the balls into the holes using any and all means available to you in order to earn the highest score. Smash the power balls to earn power-ups like mega cues and exploders, just make sure to keep the cue ball out of the holes since you have a limited supply. The game includes two modes, four tables, 30 levels, and Game Center integration.

Power Pool is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 70 ratings.

OvenBreak Infinity ($0.99 → Free, 42.0 MB): Help Ginger Brave escape the bakery by running, jumping, sliding, and hooking your way to freedom in this distance game. Collect jelly beans to boost your score, and collect the letters to spell "freedom" and replenish your life bar. The game includes five stages, all kinds of unlockable items to collect, and Game Center integration.

OvenBreak Infinity is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 29671 ratings.

Space Miner™ HD ($4.99 → Free, 158.7 MB): Deemed one of the best iOS games of 2010, Space Miner allows you to explore a massive world of 48 different sectors filled with valuable treasures to discover and enemies to dispose of. The treasures you mine can be used to turn your basic ship into a decked out battle cruiser. The game includes an engaging storyline, two modes, and Game Center integration.

Space Miner™ HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1162 ratings.

Space Miner™ ($2.99 → Free, 157.5 MB): Deemed one of the best iOS games of 2010, Space Miner allows you to explore a massive world of 48 different sectors filled with valuable treasures to discover and enemies to dispose of. The treasures you mine can be used to turn your basic ship into a decked out battle cruiser. The game includes an engaging storyline, two modes, and Game Center integration.

Space Miner™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5358 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free.  If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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