Today's Apps Gone Free: The Drop Out, InstaMatch, Byki Irish, And More

Fling wide-eyed fuzzy creatures all over the screen in order to save the stuck yellow Furries in Digital Poke's adorable physics-based puzzle game, The Drop Out. We also have a memory matching game that utilizes photos from Instagram, and an app that will help you learn how to speak Irish.

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iPhone:

The Drop Out ($0.99 → Free, 12.4 MB): This adorable physics-based puzzle game has you firing wide-eyed fuzzy creatures known as Boos all over the screen in order to save the stuck yellow Furries. You can fire Boos by tapping and dragging your finger away from your target and then releasing when you believe you have the best angle. Your Boo will then go zooming across the screen and, hopefully, crash into the Furries and knock them out of the screen. Just make sure to keep the red Evil Furries from dropping out of the screen, because they will cost you some points. The game includes four episodes, 120 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

The Drop Out is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

iMajiCam Pro — Realtime video effects ($0.99 → Free, 3.9 MB): Apply 42 different real-time effects and filters to your camera feed with this photography app. Effects and filters can be combined with each other, providing you with over 1,000 different ways to modify your photos. The app also includes front and back camera support, video recording, a variety of image customization options, and the ability to share your photos via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and email.

iMajiCam Pro — Realtime video effects is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 488 ratings.

Universal:

InstaMatch — The Instagram Game ($1.99 → Free, 30.1 MB): A memory game that utilizes random tagged photos from Instagram and requires you to match them as quickly and efficiently as possible. You can choose from one of the five photo themes, or you can search for a specific type of photo by tag or use your own Instagram photos. The game includes three difficulty levels, same-device multiplayer, the ability to view and like photos used in the game, and leaderboards via Game Center.

InstaMatch — The Instagram Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 155 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Raiding Company ($0.99 → Free, 68.6 MB): This top-down dual-stick shooter has you blasting through waves of mummies all by your lonesome or with a friend locally via Wi-Fi. The game includes six characters to choose from, three special weapons, five raids, a survival mode, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Raiding Company is available for free today only (03/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1045 ratings.

King of Opera ($0.99 → Free, 47.0 MB): A sort of sumo wrestling multiplayer game that features spinning opera singers. Intrigued? Us too. The object of the game is to bounce your opponents off of the platform and out of the spotlight by getting your singer to run into them. The thing is, your opera singer is constantly spinning, so getting him to go in the right direction can be quite difficult. The game includes simple one-button gameplay, the ability to play with up to three other friends on the same device, and the ability to play with bots.

King of Opera is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 790 ratings.

G:Into The Rain ($0.99 → Free, 48.6 MB): This physics-based puzzle game requires you to launch rockets from your ship in hopes of activating nodes floating around in space. You're able to change the angle, launch impulse, and burn duration of your rocket before each shot. Once a rocket is in the air you're able to burn up its fuel and fire impulses to try and activate nodes. The game includes 50 missions, steampunk-style graphics, and online leaderboards.

G:Into The Rain is available for free for a limited time. It has a 2.5-star rating with a total of 638 ratings.

Awesome Days - Event Countdown ($1.99 → Free, 24.7 MB): This stylish productivity app helps you keep track of the Awesome Days in your life. You can add important future dates like birthdays, weddings, trips, and things like exams, and the app will remind you when they are about to take place. Each listing can include all kinds of valuable information along with a personal image. The app also includes sorting, repeating tasks, passcode lock, and search.

Awesome Days - Event Countdown is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 192 ratings.

ChuChu Rocket! HD ($4.99 → Free, 31.3 MB): This classic puzzle game from SEGA requires you to guide ChuChus -- creatures best known as mice -- safely to the exit by placing a limited number of arrows on the map. The game includes a total of 145 puzzles, four difficulty levels, online multiplayer, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

ChuChu Rocket! HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 363 ratings.

Byki Irish ($7.99 → Free, 7.0 MB): Act a little more Irish this St. Patrick's Day with this personalized language-learning system. The app utilizes an easy to understand flash card interface to help you learn and memorize Irish words and phrases. The app includes audio pronunciation, the ability to search for words, stat tracking, and the ability to download additional vocabulary lists created by other users.

Byki Irish is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

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