Today's Apps Gone Free: LostWinds, Sol: Sun Clock, Madcoaster And More

Utilize the elemental powers of Enril the Wind Spirit to help Toku defeat the evil Balasar in Frontier Developments' gorgeous platform game, LostWinds. We also have a weather app that allows you to track the sun, and a distance game from Chillingo.

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iPad:

Light the Night HD ($0.99 → Free, 51.3 MB): Light the Night in this addictive distance game. Play as Darryl, the super-powered lightning bug, and make your way as far as you can across the treacherous lake environment by collecting lumens to stay lit and avoiding the many obstacles. You're able to control Darryl's vertical movements by sliding your finger up and down the left side of the screen. The game includes a variety of power-ups to collect, objectives to complete, upgrades to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Light the Night HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Cardiograph ($1.99 → Free, 5.2 MB): Measure your heart rate anytime, anywhere with this health and fitness app. To measure your heart rate, launch the app, place your finger over your iDevice's camera, and then wait for the results. The app includes support for multiple profiles, so you can record your entire family's BPM. It also includes authentic sound effects, an easy to understand display, history, and iCloud support.

Cardiograph is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1447 ratings.

Madcoaster ($0.99 → Free, 24.9 MB): Go on the ride of your life in this distance game. Take control of a roller coaster and speed through different environments collecting coins, taking out critters, and jumping over gaps in the track. Complete objectives to increase your multiplier and earn even more points. The game includes a variety of power-ups and roller coaster upgrades, stat tracking, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Madcoaster is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 522 ratings.

LostWinds ($3.99 → Free, 72.3 MB): Unleash the powers of Enril the Wind Spirit to help a young boy named Toku save the enchanted world of Mistralis in this gorgeous platform game. You're able to direct Toku around Mistralis by tapping where you want him to go. Perform gestures to unleash different wind powers to reach new areas, solve puzzles, and defeat enemies. The game includes beautiful environments with special areas to discover, unlockable characters, the ability to take snapshots within the game, and achievements via Game Center.

LostWinds is available for free today only (06/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6909 ratings.

voicemod · change your voice ($1.99 → Free, 18.5 MB): An entertainment app that allows you to transform your voice. Dragging your finger around the screen will allow you to change the sound of your voice on the fly. Your best voices can be recorded and shared with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email, iTunes File Sharing, or your favorite messaging app. The app includes 10 voice mods, the ability to create up to 10 minute recordings, and a video tutorial. The use of a headset with some form of a built-in mic is highly recommended.

voicemod · change your voice is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 368 ratings.

Sol: Sun Clock ($3.99 → Free, 4.2 MB): This weather app is the Swiss army knife of sunlight tools. You can use it to guide sleep cycles, take the perfect photograph, discover the best times to go fishing, or just plan your day. It includes solar midnight and solar noon data, all three twilight periods, automatic location discovery, reminders, and the ability to set location-aware alarms.

Sol: Sun Clock is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 281 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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