Today's Apps Gone Free: Lock 'N' Load, Magic Ink - The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz, Crash And More

Grab your gun and try to take down one really evil little girl in Chillingo's story driven dual-stick shooter, Lock 'n' Load. We also have a storybook app that allows you to color in each scene, and a unique first-person shooter that has you launching cars at robots.

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iPhone:

Go Ahzgo! ($0.99 → Free, 9.7 MB): Take control of Ahzgo's flying saucer and destroy the nasty creatures below with your powerful laser in this simple arcade game. Tilt to move the flying saucer left and right, and tap and hold on the screen to activate your laser. You must take out all of the creatures before they leave the screen while also avoiding the innocent bystanders running scared. The game includes a variety of power-ups, different laser color options, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Go Ahzgo! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 43 ratings.

Challenge The Seconds ($0.99 → Free, 41.0 MB): An arcade game that will test your dexterity, reaction time, and observation skills. Before each challenge begins, you’re provided with a simple set of instructions on how to complete the task at hand. But no matter what you’re asked to do, you need to be quick about it and free of mistakes to move on to the next challenge. The game includes 23 challenges, and leaderboards via Game Center.

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

Universal:

Crash ($0.99 → Free, 33.0 MB): Stop the crash test dummies and other robots that have run amok from taking over the world in this first-person shooter game. Launch cars like missiles at the approaching robots to take them out before they can reach you. If a robot ends up reaching you, you have other close range weapons at your disposal. The game includes seven robot types, 10 cars to unlock, three car launch types, three close range weapons, two control schemes, and all kinds of upgrades.

Crash is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Inotia 3: Children of Carnia ($0.99 → Free, 22.3 MB): Fulfill your destiny as a child of Carnia in this epic RPG. Travel through hundreds of environments battling monstrous creatures to level up your skills and customize your character with different weapons, defense items, and clothing. The game includes more the 130 maps, 230 quests, and six character classes.

Inotia 3: Children of Carnia is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 26044 ratings.

Flashlight - 4 in 1. Flashlight, Strobe, Morse Code, Lighted Magnifier ($1.99 → Free, 4.7 MB): This utility app utilizes your iDevice's LED light in four different ways. It includes a lighted magnifier, morse code transmitter, strobe, and flashlight. Each option can be customized in a variety of ways.

Flashlight - 4 in 1. Flashlight, Strobe, Morse Code, Lighted Magnifier is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 285 ratings.

ScrumPad Pro ($5.99 → Free, 16.1 MB): An Agile Scrum project management app for iPad. It allows you to manage an unlimited amount of projects with ease. The app includes the ability to determine goals for team members, change the status of backlog items, view team workload and burndown charts, and sync all of the information with your Box.com account.

ScrumPad Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

Grinder ($4.99 → Free, 21.2 MB): Put both sides of your brain to the test in this platform game. You have to control the characters on each side of the screen separately, where the left side requires you to climb and the right requires you to fall. Keep moving your characters in the proper directions to avoid a certain, grinding death. The game includes two modes, and OpenFeint integration.

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

Lock 'n' Load ($0.99 → Free, 261.0 MB): Grab your gun and save the day in this story driven dual-stick shooter from Chillingo. Make your way through 3D environments picking up special items and blasting away monstrous creatures. The game includes 16 levels in the main campaign, nine levels in the unlockable Call of Minions campaign, six challenge maps, 32 enemy types, loads of powerful weapons, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Lock 'n' Load is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 333 ratings.

Magic Ink - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ($0.99 → Free, 61.0 MB): Join Dorothy, Toto, and all of her friends on a journey to Oz in this unique storybook app. Drag your finger all over each page to unveil new colorful illustrations. Find the hidden Toto on every page to hear him bark out all his favorite songs, and launch secret animations and sounds with a swipe. The app includes two reading options, male and female narrator voices, and the ability to skip to different scenes.

Magic Ink - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

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