iOS Apps Gone Free: Virtual City, Gyro Draw, Hell's Kitchen VS, And More

Become the best mayor in the world by building up and managing your very own city in G5 Entertainment's simulation game, Virtual City. We also have an app that allows you to draw by tilting your iDevice, and a time management game that requires you to go head-to-head against other chefs.

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iPhone:

GolfWeather.com ($1.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): Quickly discover what the conditions are like at your favorite golf courses with this weather app. You're able to search for courses by country, name, and region. Your favorite courses can be stored for easy access as well. Each listing displays temps, wind speeds and direction, precipitation chances and totals, and a overall ratings throughout the day. The app also supports metric and imperial units.

GolfWeather.com is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 83 ratings.

Gyro Draw ($1.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Put your iDevice's built-in gyroscope to good use with this drawing app. Instead of drawing with the tip of your finger, you'll be drawing with hand movements. Tap and hold on the bottom of the screen to engage your iDevice's Gyrscope, and then just tilt it all around to draw. You can also move your pencil around the screen without drawing by simply tapping and dragging on any other portion of the screen. The app includes 16 colors to choose from, seven paper types, and customizable drawing speed and thickness.

Gyro Draw is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 139 ratings.

Universal:

Bull Mouse ($0.99 → Free, 17.7 MB): Play as the famous bull mouse and ram people out of the arena as quickly as possible in this arcade game. You're able to send the bull mouse all around the arena by snapping his tail, and you must continuously hit runners to keep your time from expiring. Collect the rings that randomly appear to upgrade your bull's speed, size, rebound, and strength. The game includes 50 missions to complete, 20 different runners, 20 outfits for your bull, and Game Center integration.

Bull Mouse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Virtual City HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 54.1 MB): Build and manage your very own city in this simulation game from G5. As mayor, you'll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, two modes, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, and Game Center integration.

Virtual City HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 921 ratings.

Virtual City (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 62.1 MB): Build and manage your very own city in this simulation game from G5. As mayor, you'll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, two modes, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, and Game Center integration.

Virtual City (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1141 ratings.

Neon Thrust ($1.99 → Free, 9.5 MB): A simple but surprisingly addictive action puzzle game that requires you to jet around environments collecting neons and power crystals, and then trying to escape before the clock hits zero. You're able to guide your character around the screen using a directional pad and thrust button. The game includes 60 levels, three-star ratings for each level, and Game Center integration.

Neon Thrust is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 84 ratings.

Happy Pillars ($0.99 → Free, 11.2 MB): A relatively simple matching puzzle game that requires you to slide tiles from side to side in order to connect them. The more tiles you connect, the more points you will receive. Tapping on connected tiles will remove them from the board. The game features two modes, four backdrops, and Game Center integration.

Happy Pillars is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

Hell's Kitchen VS ™ ($0.99 → Free, 23.9 MB): A time management game based on the popular TV show, Hell's Kitchen. Compete in head-to-head duels with AI or human chefs and prove you have the best cooking chops. The game includes three modes, simple tap and drag controls, customizable match options, and commentary from the one and only Gordon Ramsay.

Hell's Kitchen VS ™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 92 ratings.

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