Today's Apps Gone Free: Dream:scape, Hotel Dash: Suite Success, ReconBot And More

Take on the role of a man caught in limbo and try to reconstruct his past in Speedbump's unique interactive novel-like game, dream:scape. We also have a time management game that has you restoring hotels, and an app that turns your camera-equipped iDevice into a spy device.

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Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey HD (Premium) ($6.99 → Free, 186.8 MB): In this hidden objects game you must help Jennifer, a young marine biologist, win the Best Aquarium Award by discovering items at the bottom of different aquariums. The game includes over 1,000 items to find, three aquarium designs, 20 sea creatures, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey HD (Premium) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2952 ratings.

GoodNight+ Pro ($0.99 → Free, 48.0 MB): This lifestyle app will help you relax and fall asleep faster than ever before. It includes three different sleep modes with a variety of sounds and lullabies to choose from, a nap timer, multiple backgrounds, and more.

GoodNight+ Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

ReconBot ($0.99 → Free, 3.9 MB): Turn your camera-equipped iPhone or iPod touch into a full-fledged spy device with this photo and video app. Secretly snap photos or record videos without even being in the same room as your iDevice by scheduling a time. The app allows you to view your iDevice's live camera feed remotely from your computer's web browser as well. It includes the ability to add notes to your recordings, crop and trim photos, compress videos, and transfer content via iTunes File Sharing or email.

ReconBot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 224 ratings.

Gravitarium2 ($1.99 → Free, 32.8 MB): An interactive entertainment app that can be enjoyed with friends or complete strangers from all over the world. Manipulate the flow of stars using anywhere from one to all 10 of your fingers. Each additional finger added to the screen allows you to control the flow in a new way. You can also connect with others via Game Center to control the same set of stars. The app includes 10 original music tracks, the ability to snap photos, and the ability to change a variety of star parameters.

Gravitarium2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1146 ratings.

Ghostwriter Notes - Handwriting - Sophisticated | iPad note | PDF annotation | ($3.99 → Free, 8.3 MB): Turn your iPad into a digital notebook with this productivity app. You're able to create as many notebooks as you wish, give them titles and descriptions, and arrange them on shelves. When taking notes, you're able to utilize a variety of pen types and colors, undo mistakes, zoom in on text, and even add images. The app also includes a handful of paper styles to choose from, a wristguard, the ability to annotate PDF documents, AirPrint support, and multiple importing and exporting options.

Ghostwriter Notes - Handwriting - Sophisticated | iPad note | PDF annotation | is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2216 ratings.

Pick a Piggy ($0.99 → Free, 49.1 MB): Help Pong, a little toy pig, escape the dusty basement in this physics-based puzzle game. Fling Pong all over the maze-like house by utilizing the usual touch and drag controls. Try to collect all of the stars in each level in as few shots as possible before exiting. The game includes 100 levels, power-ups, environmental interactions, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pick a Piggy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

dream:scape ($0.99 → Free, 191.4 MB): A game that plays more like an explorable and interactive novel where you are the main character. Take on the role of Wilson, a man caught in limbo, and reconstruct his past through the Dreamscape of his memories. You're able to move through the detailed 3D environments using two on-screen joysticks. Progress the story by traveling through the nearly 30 acres of open-world environments and interacting with characters. The game also includes an unlockable free roam mode so you can continue to explore.

dream:scape is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 929 ratings.

Pick a Piggy HD ($2.99 → Free, 41.6 MB): Help Pong, a little toy pig, escape the dusty basement in this physics-based puzzle game. Fling Pong all over the maze-like house by utilizing the usual touch and drag controls. Try to collect all of the stars in each level in as few shots as possible before exiting. The game includes 100 levels, power-ups, environmental interactions, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pick a Piggy HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Hotel Dash: Suite Success Deluxe ($4.99 → Free, 51.5 MB): Rebuild a struggling hotel business by renovating and running different hotels all over DinerTown in this time management game. Guide your guests to their rooms, deliver their luggage, bring them food, and do whatever else is necessary to keep them happy. The game includes five hotels to restore, 50 levels, and 90 upgrades.

Hotel Dash: Suite Success Deluxe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 980 ratings.

HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia ($0.99 → Free, 13.7 MB): Hack and slash your way through hundreds of battlefields in this epic action RPG from Gamevil. Guide Grey, the warrior of Hybrid, on his adventure to rescue his beloved Fairy. Put together massive combos and unleash your skills to take out massive beasts and entire armies. The game includes two modes, more than 200 battlefields and quests, and hours of gameplay.

HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 702 ratings.

Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities ($1.99 → Free, 41.8 MB): An educational game that's so fun and colorful your children won't even know they're learning. Alien Buddies allows your child to participate in four educational games and play modes: matching, dot to dot, puzzle, and stickers. Each one offers a variety of activities to participate in, and reinforces fundamental skills. Alien Buddies includes a total of 40 activities, an adorable cast of characters, all kinds of stickers to earn, and instructional audio with constant positive feedback.

Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 246 ratings.

HYBRID: Eternal Whisper ($0.99 → Free, 11.0 MB): Another brilliant action RPG by Gamevil. Hack and slash your way through over 70 battle fields using on-screen controls while putting together massive combos. You can upgrade your weapons by combining them with special items, and upgrade your skills with the experience points you earn throughout the game. It also includes the ability to share items with friends, an endless mode, and global leaderboards.

HYBRID: Eternal Whisper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 2288 ratings.

A+ Weight Tracker - Track Your Weight and BMI in Style ($2.99 → Free, 16.0 MB): Reach your weight loss goal with this BMI and weight tracking app. Upon launch you'll need to enter information like your height, initial weight, target weight, and target date. The app will then provide you with your current BMI and your target BMI. Start tracking your weight on a daily basis, and A+ Weight Tracker will keep you informed on your progress. The app includes metric and imperial units, an easy to read graph, and passcode protection.

A+ Weight Tracker - Track Your Weight and BMI in Style is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 121 ratings.

Cars in sandbox: Construction ($2.99 → Free, 61.2 MB): A fully interactive and educational game intended for children two years of age and older. The game includes eight different construction vehicles, and your child is required to operate them as they are intended. For example, if they choose the dump truck, they will be required to load it up with toys and deliver them to a box on the other side of the screen. Vehicles can be controlled by tapping and holding to start their engines, and then tilting or dragging to move them. All of the vehicles in the game are highly detailed and include a variety of sound effects.

Cars in sandbox: Construction is available for free today only (06/01). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Best Travel Offline Maps ($2.99 → Free, 1.9 MB): Save your cellular data by downloading city maps ahead of time with this travel app. It allows you to choose from over 5,000 zoomable maps and store them offline on your device. Each map includes points of interest as well. The app also includes pronunciation guides and phrase lists for a handful of languages.

Best Travel Offline Maps is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 35 ratings.

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