iOS Apps Gone Free: Mystery Mania, Easy Spending Expense Tracker, Shuttle Scuttle, And More

Discover the mystery behind F8's creation in EA's redesigned version of the award-winning point-and-click adventure game, Mystery Mania. We also have an expense tracking app, and an 8-bit retro arcade game that requires you to save the planet from total annihilation.

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iPhone:

Mishu The Dragon ($0.99 → Free, 32.0 MB): This endless running game has you controlling a little dragon known as Mishu as he tries to survive in the chaotic world he was born into. Tap on-screen buttons to cause Mishu to jump, fly, and torch his enemies. Avoid spikes and falling into the abyss for as long as possible to climb the Game Center leaderboards. The game also includes two single-player modes, a multiplayer mode, and a variety of enemies and backdrops.

Mishu The Dragon is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 141 ratings.

Universal:

Dino Cap ($0.99 → Free, 14.3 MB): Blow away every last monstrous dinosaur standing in your way to earn cash and buy new weapons in this side-scrolling action game. Your character can be equipped with multiple weapons at a time, and you can switch between them by tapping the icon in the top left corner of the screen. The game includes two modes, randomly generated levels, and Game Center integration.

Dino Cap is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5961 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Mystery Mania ($0.99 → Free, 4.2 MB): An award-winning point-and-click adventure game redesigned for iPhone. Make your way through 27 rooms by solving intricate puzzles in order to piece together the story of why F8, the ever confused robot, was created. The game is loaded with style and charm, and includes achievements to earn and extras to unlock. **This deal may not be available in all countries.**

Mystery Mania is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2079 ratings.

Shuttle Scuttle ($0.99 → Free, 7.9 MB): A retro arcade game that requires you to seek out and destroy hostile forces before they reach Earth. On-screen controls allow you to rotate your ship, blast its thrusters, and fire its weapons at the opposing forces. Try to rescue the astronauts floating around space to earn bonus points. The game includes 8-bit artwork, 32 levels, and Game Center integration.

Shuttle Scuttle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Bowel Mover Pro (Digestion Journal & Gluten Free Tracker) ($2.99 → Free, 2.8 MB): Track your digestion habits to get a better understanding of what works for you and what doesn't with this health app. The app has you recording your daily amount of bowel movements, water intake, the amount of stress incurred during the day, and whether or not you had a gluten-free day and turns the data into easy to read graphs and charts. You can password protect your data to keep it away from prying eyes, export data for safe keeping, and even share your results if necessary.

Bowel Mover Pro (Digestion Journal & Gluten Free Tracker) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 48 ratings.

Easy Spending Expense Tracker ($0.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): Keep your finances in order with this expense tracking app. Easy Spending Expense Tracker features a clutter-free UI, allowing you to make quick work of recording your income and expenses. Just tap on "New Income" or "New Expense," define an amount, and choose a category to have the app automatically add or subtract an amount to or from your account total. The app also includes sorted history, passcode lock, push notifications, multiple account support, a variety of currencies to choose from, and more.

Easy Spending Expense Tracker is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 287 ratings.

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