Today's Apps Gone Free: Parking Lot, Sketch Maker, Qvoid, And More

Get your car out of the parking lot by moving all of the other vehicles that have blocked your way in Crustalli's visually appealing logic puzzle game, Parking Lot. We also have a photography app that turns your photos into sketches, and a 3D puzzle game that requires you to pick up colors with a blank white cube and match them with others on a grid.

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iPhone:

A Pig's Dreams ($0.99 → Free, 19.1 MB): Help Ed the pig save all of his friends from an awful research lab in this physics-based puzzle game. You aren't able to directly manipulate Ed, but you can destroy platforms and utilize other items to send him across each level to rescue his friends. The game includes five environments, 75 levels, a bonus 3D level, and leaderboards via Game Center.

A Pig's Dreams is available for free today only (04/22). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

Bird's the Word ($0.99 → Free, 15.2 MB): Reach for the clouds in this word game. Create as many words as possible before time runs out by tapping on the letter clouds. You'll want to try to tap on adjacent letter clouds, otherwise a new letter won't appear and a bird will take its place. The game includes four modes, power-ups, unlockable birds, and global leaderboards.

Bird's the Word is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Universal:

Qvoid ($2.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): A 3D puzzler that will test your spatial perception and deductive reasoning. Guide a blank white cube around each level to pick up colors and match them with other colors on the grid in as few moves as possible. The game includes 120 puzzles, which are littered with cells that rotate, move, disappear, teleport, and more. It also includes iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Qvoid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6862 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Sketch Maker ($0.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): A photography app that allows you to turn your photos into sketches. You're able to choose a photo from your library or you can snap a new one from within the app. Then swipe your finger all over the screen to reveal as much or as little of your photo as you want. The app includes three sketch effects, five textures, and the ability to share your photos via email.

Sketch Maker is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Parking Lot by Crustalli ($0.99 → Free, 37.0 MB): A logic puzzle game where you must try to get the red car out of the parking lot in as few moves as possible. The game includes over 300 levels, three difficulty settings, fantastic animations and sounds, hints, different car types based on your country, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Parking Lot by Crustalli is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

A Pig's Dreams HD ($0.99 → Free, 12.5 MB): Help Ed the pig save all of his friends from an awful research lab in this physics-based puzzle game. You aren't able to directly manipulate Ed, but you can destroy platforms and utilize other items to send him across each level to rescue his friends. The game includes five environments, 75 levels, a bonus 3D level, and leaderboards via Game Center.

A Pig's Dreams HD is available for free today only (04/22). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 4 ratings.

Banditoo: The Escape ($0.99 → Free, 19.0 MB): Play as Banditoo and try to outrun the sheriffs that are on your tail in this endless distance game. To keep up your pace, you'll need to jump over obstacles and take out your pursuers by tapping and swiping. You can also shoot gold coins to collect them, which can be used to upgrade items. The game includes leaderboards via Game Center as well.

Banditoo: The Escape is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Banditoo ($0.99 → Free, 17.4 MB): Play as Banditoo and try to outrun the sheriffs that are on your tail in this endless distance game. To keep up your pace, you'll need to jump over obstacles and take out your pursuers by tapping and swiping. You can also shoot gold coins to collect them, which can be used to upgrade items. The game includes leaderboards via Game Center as well.

Banditoo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Gourmaide ($2.99 → Free, 9.2 MB): A recipe app that allows you to search through over 200,000 recipes. You can search for new recipes by keywords or themes, and then save them for later or get right to cooking. The cooking interface guides you through the process step-by-step, and features quick access to a timer and unit converter. The app also includes the ability to share recipes via email, and email shopping lists.

Gourmaide is available for free today only (04/22). It has a 2-star rating with a total of 66 ratings.

Icebreaker Hockey™ ($0.99 → Free, 73.6 MB): Sprint, spin, deke, and showboat your way to hockey stardom with this arcade game from NaturalMotion, the same team behind the hard-hitting Backbreaker Football. You're able to control your skater's left and right movements by tilting your device, and then use the on-screen buttons to fake your opponents right out of their blades and score a goal. The game includes two modes, eight customizable teams, amazing physics, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Icebreaker Hockey™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10242 ratings.

Fluff ($0.99 → Free, 210.0 MB): An animated storybook that tells the tale of fluffy little kitten and her outdoor adventure. You can choose to hear the story read aloud by a narrator, or you can flick through the pages to simply view the beautiful illustrations. The app also includes a chapter selection option.

Fluff is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

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