Today's Apps Gone Free: Charadium II HD, Pocketbooth, VideoGrade, And More

Get drawn in by On5's Pictionary-like online multiplayer game, Charadium II HD. We also have an app that turns your camera-equipped iDevice into a photo booth, and a photography app that allows you to change the look of your home videos.

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iPhone:

Pop the Ball ($0.99 → Free, 45.5 MB): This arcade game requires speed, dexterity, and, most importantly, patience. Colored balls bounce around the screen, and the numbers inside of them are constantly counting up to 10. If they reach 10, you'll lose a life. To avoid losing a life, you can either pop the balls by tapping on them or cut them into two pieces by swiping. Cutting them will allow you to score points even quicker and achieve objectives before time expires. The game includes 40 levels, mini-games, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pop the Ball is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Universal:

Zombie Highway ($0.99 → Free, 18.4 MB): Your mission is to survive Zombie Highway by keeping the zombies off of your car for as long as possible. You can accomplish this seemingly simple task by running them down before they latch on, by scraping off the ones that have attached themselves to your vehicle, or by blasting them away with one of many guns. The game includes eight levels, three environments, four cars, eight zombie types, 15 guns, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Zombie Highway is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 155556 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Charadium II HD ($2.99 → Free, 12.7 MB): A Pictionary-like online multiplayer game where you must take turns drawing and guessing words with your opponents. When it's your turn to draw, you're able to choose from three different words and use a variety of tools. When it's your turn to guess, you must simply be the fastest one in the room to guess correctly. The game includes three modes, full stat tracking, and achievements via Game Center.

Charadium II HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1643 ratings.

Pocketbooth ($0.99 → Free, 15.0 MB): Turn your camera-equipped iDevice into a portable photo booth with this fun photography app. The app is able to snap three to four photos in a row, and then strings them together into a photo strip. Your strip can then be shared via social networks, printed off via AirPrint, or printed and shipped right to your door (for an added cost). The app also includes five photo filters to choose from, black and white border options, the ability to change the duration between shots, and front and rear camera support.

Pocketbooth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2271 ratings.

TowerMadness™ ($2.99 → Free, 16.1 MB): A fantastic 3D tower defense game that requires you to defend your beloved sheep from the evil aliens. It includes 17 enemies, 56 maps, 9 upgradeable weapons, an endless mode, replays, and achievements via Game Center.

TowerMadness™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 42085 ratings.

Tofu Go! ($0.99 → Free, 3.3 MB): One lucky piece of tofu has escaped the grasp of the chopsticks, and it's your job to help him survive for as long as possible in this endless distance game. Tap and hold on the screen to compress the piece of tofu and release to jump over obstacles and gaps. The longer you tap and hold, the higher he will jump. You can collect soy beans and milk to gain lives and health, just be sure not to waste any time since the chopsticks are in hot pursuit. The game includes retro pixelated graphics, over 60 types of food to avoid, and local high scores.

Tofu Go! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 108 ratings.

TowerMadness™ HD ($7.99 → Free, 19.1 MB): A top-notch tower defense game that requires you to defend your beloved sheep from the evil aliens. It includes true 3D graphics, 17 enemies, 56 maps, 9 upgradeable weapons, an endless mode, replays, same-device multiplayer, and achievements via Game Center.

TowerMadness™ HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17719 ratings.

VideoGrade - Color Editor for Video ($1.99 → Free, 9.2 MB): Radically change the look of your home videos or just make a few enhancements with this powerful and yet easy to use photography app. It allows you to make a total of eight adjustments to your entire video or to specific zones of a frame. Any adjustments you make can be previewed instantly thanks to the app's powerful processing engine. Videos can be exported in full HD, or you can choose from one of the export presets.

VideoGrade - Color Editor for Video is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 172 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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