iOS Apps Gone Free: TweetyPop, Siege Hero HD, Snapseed, And More

Experience Twitter in a whole new way with TapFactory's interactive 3D iPad app, TweetyPop. We also have a first-person physics-based puzzle game, and a powerful photo editor.

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iPhone:

B.A.N.G. Invasion ($0.99 → Free, 146.2 MB): This genre-mashing arcade game has you playing as Obry Gunpowder, an ingenious mechanic who has the power to decide the fate between two warring lands by blasting his opponents into pieces using his giant manowar. Manowars can be equipped with a variety of weapons, which can be purchased using the coins earned during battle. The game includes a main campaign, local multiplayer, power-ups, and four environments.

B.A.N.G. Invasion is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

Through the Cliff hd ($0.99 → Free, 16.7 MB): Help Ross drive across the hillside by removing obstacles in his path in this physics-based puzzle game. Just tap on boxes and other obstacles to remove them and have other pieces fall into place to give Ross a clear driving path. Then tap on Ross and watch him drive safely to the other side of the screen. Collect the coins that fall from the boxes to earn bonus points. The game includes two environments and 40 levels.

Through the Cliff hd is available for free for a limited time. It has a 1-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

Universal:

Snapseed ($4.99 → Free, 26.5 MB): A pro-level photo editor that allows you to enhance, transform, and share your photos while on the go. It includes a wide variety of features that will allow you to make quick adjustments or tinker around for a while, including auto correction, crop, tune, filters, frames, and straighten. Edits can be applied with great precision since the app includes gesture and multitouch controls. Photos can be shared via social networks, saved to your library, or printed via AirPrint.

Snapseed is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6807 ratings.

iPad:

TweetyPop - Twitter, Reimagined. ($0.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Get a whole new perspective on the world of Twitter with TweetyPop. TweetyPop displays all of the tweets from your feed as message bubbles set in a 3D space environment. As you read each one, just flick it off the screen to move onto the next. The app includes multiple account support, inline image viewing, Instapaper and TextExpander integration, and much more.

TweetyPop - Twitter, Reimagined. is available for free today only (12/31). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 174 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Monster Trucks Nitro 2 ($2.99 → Free, 39.5 MB): Bigger really is better, at least when it comes to side-scrolling racing games. Take control of one of four powerful monster trucks and try to navigate the many massive obstacles in order to be the first to the finish line. You're able to control the angle of your truck by tilting your device, and you can control the speed via a slider at the bottom of the screen. The game also includes 28 tracks with 3D environments, destructible objects, and online leaderboards.

Monster Trucks Nitro 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9358 ratings.

Chicks and Turtles ($0.99 → Free, 17.3 MB): A simple pick-up-and-play platform game that requires you to save as many chickens as possible in a limited amount of time. Tap the left and right buttons at the bottom of the screen to get your chickens safely across the bridge of turtles. Collect treasures and other items to boost your score. The game includes OpenFeint integration as well.

Chicks and Turtles is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

7 Planets ($1.99 → Free, 17.0 MB): A logic puzzle game where you must roll wooden balls all around the screen in order to get them into their correct rows. The trick, however, is that when one ball is moved, all of the balls in that row or column move with it until they are stopped by a wall. Your score is based on how long it takes you to complete the puzzle and how many moves it took you. The game includes Game Center integration as well.

7 Planets is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 72 ratings.

Siege Hero HD ($3.99 → Free, 21.9 MB): Siege Hero offers a new perspective on the physics-based puzzle game genre. Instead of chucking stones from the sides of the screen, you’ll be taking out your foes via a first-person perspective. Just tap to throw stones and watch entire structures crumble. You can tap and hold to zoom in as well. The game includes hundreds of levels with star ratings for each, the ability to unlock 10 more levels by gathering loot, and Game Center integration.

Siege Hero HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 368 ratings.

Fat Jump ($0.99 → Free, 47.8 MB): This unique endless climbing game requires you to direct a green creature as high as possible without overindulging on tasty and rather unhealthy treats. Tilt your device to steer your hero safely to each platform and try to collect healthy foods while avoiding the fatty ones, because if he eats too many he'll be weighed down and eventually crash through platforms. The game includes a handful of environments, random platform placement, power-ups, and Game Center integration.

Fat Jump is available for free today only (12/31). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 138 ratings.

alchemist rose - iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): An interactive entertainment app that allows you to create awe-inspiring designs by simply touching and turning your iDevice. A tap on the screen will change the current color of the orbs, and tilting will change the rotation. Tapping and tilting at the same time will yield even more unique results. The app includes 10-finger multitouch support, variable speeds, video-out support, and much more.

alchemist rose - iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 2 ratings.

Alchemist Rose - iPad ($4.99 → Free, 1.0 MB): An interactive entertainment app that allows you to create awe-inspiring designs by simply touching and turning your iDevice. A tap on the screen will change the current color of the orbs, and tilting will change the rotation. Tapping and tilting at the same time will yield even more unique results. The app includes 10-finger multitouch support, variable speeds, video-out support, and much more.

Alchemist Rose - iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 83 ratings.

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