iOS Apps Gone Free: Robokill 2, Britannica Kids: US Presidents, Aqua Globs HD, And More

Blast your way through hundreds of alien infested rooms in Wandake's top-down dual-stick shooter, Robokill 2: Leviathan Five. We also have an educational app that will take your child on a meet-and-greet with the 44 presidents of the United States, and a colorful line-drawing game for your iPad.

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Treasure Seekers: Visions of Gold (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 111.1 MB): This hidden objects game has you joining Nelly and her younger brother on an adventure to find their grandmother’s hidden treasure. It includes over 40 levels, 19 mini-games, and Game Center integration.

Treasure Seekers: Visions of Gold (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Treasure Seekers: Visions of Gold HD (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 93.1 MB): This hidden objects game has you joining Nelly and her younger brother on an adventure to find their grandmother’s hidden treasure. It includes over 40 levels, 19 mini-games, and Game Center integration.

Treasure Seekers: Visions of Gold HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Aqua Globs HD ($1.99 → Free, 9.9 MB): A line-drawing game where you must collide Aqua Globs of the same shape and color in order to score points and remove them from the level. The game includes two environments, special Aqua Globs, power-ups, multipliers, a fast forward button, stat tracking, and OpenFeint integration.

Aqua Globs HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Zombie Gunship ($0.99 → Free, 19.8 MB): In this arcade shooter the world is being overrun by zombies, and it's up to you to keep the bunker entrances zombie-free for as long as possible so the few remaining civilians can make their escape. Take control of three different plane-mounted weapons and blast all of the zombies from above. The coins you earn during the game can be used to upgrade your armaments and increase your killing efficiency. The game also includes Game Center and AirPlay support.

Zombie Gunship is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 70366 ratings.

Robokill 2: Leviathan Five ($0.99 → Free, 53.9 MB): The sequel to Wandake's hit dual-stick shooter, Robokill. The game's storyline picks up right where the first left off, requiring you to fend off a species of vicious alien lizards in order to protect a mining facility. As you take down your enemies you'll be rewarded with experience points, allowing you to eventually upgrade your mech with all kinds of new weapons and abilities. The game includes over 600 alien infested rooms to blast through, which are spread across 12 missions and three chapters. It also includes 25 new enemy types, over 30 weapons and items, customizable controls, and Game Center integration.

Robokill 2: Leviathan Five is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1441 ratings.

iSpellWord Game ($0.99 → Free, 11.8 MB): This game requires you to achieve a specific point threshold by creating words from six letter tiles before time expires. You're provided with three minutes to reach your goal, and you can view all of the words you created in the scrolling list above your tiles. Letters can be shuffled at any time to help jog your brain. The game includes a single-player mode, an online multiplayer mode, and Game Center integration.

iSpellWord Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 483 ratings.

FotoPlanet ($1.99 → Free, 2.8 MB): A photography app that includes well over 1,000 high resolution Creative Commons images for you to use with your next project. You can browse for images by category, or you can view featured, most recent, and top rated photos for a little inspiration. Photos can also be searched for by keyword, description, title, or location. Once you've found an image you like, you can view all kinds of details like size, license, and author before downloading it.

FotoPlanet is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Britannica Kids: US Presidents ($2.99 → Free, 36.5 MB): An educational app that takes your child on a meet-and-greet with the 44 presidents of the United States. Each presidential profile includes a portrait, first lady, birthday, and fun facts. The app also includes a quiz section, a "Did You Know" picture mosaic that offers facts and photos on a variety of presidential topics, and even a sing-along version of "Hail To The Chief."

Britannica Kids: US Presidents is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 94 ratings.

Ball Towers HD ($0.99 → Free, 67.0 MB): A tilt-based arcade game that will challenge your dexterity and patience at the same time. Tilt your iPad to guide a metal ball across rails to a specific target as quickly as possible without allowing it to roll off. The game includes three levels packs, and a total of 39 levels. It also includes 10 ball types, all kinds of obstacles, and OpenFeint integration.

Ball Towers HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Word Book and Puzzle Box HD: Children Learn Phonics, Spelling and Improve Observational Skills ($1.99 → Free, 160.4 MB): An interactive education app that will teach your young child phonics, letter names, and spelling through word games and puzzles. The app includes 30 words of animals for your child to spell out and 40 shape and frame tray puzzles. After completing words and puzzles your child will earn stars, which can be used to decorate virtual interactive rooms.

Word Book and Puzzle Box HD: Children Learn Phonics, Spelling and Improve Observational Skills is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 139 ratings.

Gold Jumper ($0.99 → Free, 21.1 MB): Try to bring bags of gold to the surface as quickly as possible in this climbing game. The main Story Mode requires you to jump your bag of gold from mine cart to mine cart as quickly as possible by tapping on the screen. Timing is everything since carts will move, fans will blow your bag around, and levers will fling it all over the place. The game also includes an endless mode, a mini-game, and Game Center integration.

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

Save Our Sheep HD ($2.99 → Free, 127.8 MB): A castle defense game that requires you to save sheep from wolves by utilizing a variety of tools and swipe gestures. The game includes a wide variety of props to earn, 20 levels with different environments, Unreal Engine-powered graphics, and Game Center integration.

Save Our Sheep HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 180 ratings.

Blonde vs Brunette Racing ($0.99 → Free, 49.7 MB): A colorful top-down racing game where you get to speed around tracks as a blonde or brunette. Your vehicle speeds ahead all by itself, so all you have to do is steer with on-screen buttons. Tracks include hairpin turns, sections that provide a small boost, and power-up pick up areas. You can choose to take on an AI controlled opponent in single-player races, or compete against a friend head-to-head on the same device. The game also includes seven tracks, five car styles, and Game Center integration.

Blonde vs Brunette Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 154 ratings.

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