Today's Apps Gone Free: Sam And Max Beyond Time And Space Ep 1, Hyperlight, LeechTunes, And More

Help Sam and Max save the world's children from a horrible holiday in Telltale's point-and-click adventure game, Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space Ep1. We also have a neon-style arcade game, and an app that allows you to control your music with customizable gestures. ***We’re currently experiencing server issues that are causing some app ratings not to display properly. We’re hoping to fix this as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.***

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Universal:

Invader Zurp ($1.99 → Free, 65.4 MB): Play as Zurp, the destroyer of worlds, and wipe out entire planets by unleashing smart bombs in this first-person on-rails shooter. As you fly over the surface of planets, simply tap on the targets you want to take out. But each target won't go down without a fight, so you'll have to continuously defend yourself from the turrets. The game includes five stages with 20 waves of buildings to destroy in each, unlockable modifiers, stat tracking, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Invader Zurp is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

LeechTunes ($1.99 → Free, 12.8 MB): This gesture-driven music app provides you with a new way to listen to your favorite tunes. It includes customizable gesture controls, portrait and landscape orientation support, 20 built-in skins and themes, Wikipedia info for each artist, the ability to disable auto-lock, AirPlay support, and the ability to share what you're listening to with your Facebook friends.

LeechTunes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 136 ratings.

Rope'n'Fly 3 - From Dusk Till Dawn ($0.99 → Free, 16.7 MB): Try to get your destructible ragdoll as far across the city as possible in this distance game. Just tap on the screen to fling a rope that will connect to anything in the sky, and tap again to release the rope. The game includes multiple modes, multiple difficulty levels, the ability to customize your player and ropes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Rope'n'Fly 3 - From Dusk Till Dawn is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17279 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Hyperlight ($1.99 → Free, 53.6 MB): Pilot the Hyperlight and vanquish your foes by entering faster-than-light (FTL) speed in this colorful arcade game. You're able to activate your FTL engine by tapping and holding the button in the lower right corner of the screen, allowing you to burn up any enemy that crosses your path. But your FTL engine is powered by special fuel, which you will have to continuously collect to keep it running. The game includes two modes, 40 levels, 2.5D neon-style graphics, dozens of power-ups to collect, three control schemes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hyperlight is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 279 ratings.

Yoga for Insomnia ($2.99 → Free, 33.1 MB): A yoga app that provides a structured series of poses with the purpose of reducing insomnia. The app includes seven yogic asanas and techniques that will help reduce your stress and improve your sleep quality. A 3D model acts out each exercise and provides visual cues for when to inhale and exhale. The app also includes five music styles, and two breathing levels.

Yoga for Insomnia is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Burning Run ($0.99 → Free, 29.7 MB): Cute little animals have been set ablaze and it's your job to put out the fires in this arcade game. To put each head fire out, just swipe your finger over the animals. Some animals need their fires extinguished with specific weapons, which you can unlock and upgrade with the coins you earn during each set. The game includes 84 stages, three difficulty levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Burning Run is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space Ep 1 ($4.99 → Free, 265.4 MB): The first episode in Telltale's point-and-click adventure game series based on the popular Sam & Max comics. Team up with Sam and Max, freelance police agents with their own brand of criminal justice, and try to save the world's children from a horrible holiday. The game includes a large cast of humorous characters, an explosive mini-game, and an innovative hint system.

Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space Ep 1 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 190 ratings.

My Album ($4.99 → Free, 16.8 MB): Create and share custom photo albums with this photography app for iPad. The app allows you to create as many albums as you want and add an infinite amount of pages to each one. Albums can include photos from your library, clipart, text, free hand drawings, and music from your library. They can also be exported as JPEG images or PDF documents, and shared via email or printed off.

My Album is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

Pain & Depression Relief | AmbiScience™ Body and Mind Utility ($0.99 → Free, 235.1 MB): A brainwave audio app that will help you deal with pain and depression. It's able to put you in the right state of mind by playing binaural and isochronic tones. The app includes 20 ambient tracks, 13 nature sounds and sound samples, six entrainment programs, the ability to create your own custom programs, repeating alarms, a countdown timer, and a full set of instructions.

Pain & Depression Relief | AmbiScience™ Body and Mind Utility is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 42 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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