Get five fantastic games in one slick package with our AppBump featured app, Igloo Games Arcade. This is the first time Igloo Games Arcade has ever been offered for free, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity while you can!

We also have a challenging puzzle game that requires you to crack a vault to earn real-world prizes, and an alarm clock app for iPad that allows you to wake up to the current weather conditions.

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iPhone:

Great Solitaire! ($0.99 → Free, 13.6 MB): The classic game of Solitaire loaded with fun extras. Complete games to earn coins, which can be used to unlock more than 10,000 card styles, backgrounds, and power-ups. The game includes three modes, 800 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Great Solitaire! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5050 ratings.

The Heist ($0.99 → Free, 19.5 MB): Crack the vault to earn real-world prizes in this challenging puzzle game. It includes four different types of puzzles, and a total of 60 challenges. If you can somehow take down the vault’s defenses and get inside, you’ll be rewarded with free games via Steam. The game also includes achievements via Game Center.

The Heist is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 30518 ratings.

Robots Attack! ($0.99 → Free, 25.5 MB): Take charge of the robot revolution in this action game. You’re able to deploy six different types of robots in order to flatten cities and vaporize humans. Touch and drag your finger from your robots to your targets to activate their lasers. You’re able to convert your enemies into energy when destroyed, which can be used to buy upgrades for your robots. The game also includes three skills levels, endless waves of enemies, multitouch controls, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Robots Attack! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Universal:

2012 The End Escape ($1.99 → Free, 33.4 MB): Try to escape the apocalypse by jumping into your car and burning rubber in this endless distance game. Speed down highways that are littered with overturned vehicles, barricades, other civilians, and even UFOs. Plow into the sides of other vehicles to earn coins, which can be used to purchase and upgrade vehicles. The game includes simple tilt and tap controls, nine cars to choose from, and leaderboards via Game Center.

2012 The End Escape is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

JAM: Jets Aliens Missiles ($0.99 → Free, 40.0 MB): Take to the skies and defend the colonies from the alien invasion in this side-scrolling shooter. You’re able to pilot your advanced aircraft by sliding your finger up and down the screen. Lock on to your targets by tapping on them, or drag your finger across multiple enemies to take them out all at once. The game includes hand-drawn art with 3D graphics, five stages, three difficulty settings, loads of upgrades and customization options to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

JAM: Jets Aliens Missiles is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Igloo Games Arcade ($2.99 → Free, 86.5 MB): A collection of five supremely colorful and challenging games from Igloo Games. The bundle includes Dizzy Bee, Dizzy Bee 2, Bed Bugs, Flippin’, and Leap Worm. You’re able to create multiple personal profiles, so each player can track their own progress. If you’re playing on an iPad, you also have the option of sharing the screen with another person so you both can play separate games at the same time, and the option to play competitively or cooperatively. The bundle also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Igloo Games Arcade is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 140 ratings.

iPad:

Alarm® ($2.99 → Free, 113.1 MB): Wake up to the current weather conditions outside with this customizable alarm clock app for iPad. Behind the alarm clock display you’ll see a video playing matching your current weather. At the top of the screen you can view current and forecasted temps for the day, and swipe through to view the forecast for the week. The app also includes 45 alarm clock designs to choose from, the ability to play your own music, multiple built-in alarm sounds, and much more.

Alarm® is available for free today only (10/15). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 186 ratings.

Great Solitaire HD ($0.99 → Free, 32.4 MB): The classic game of Solitaire loaded with fun extras. Complete games to earn coins, which can be used to unlock more than 10,000 card styles, backgrounds, and power-ups. The game includes three modes, 800 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Great Solitaire HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3448 ratings.

Mermaid Fashion Show ($0.99 → Free, 54.2 MB): This entertainment app allows your child to put on a Mermaid Fashion Show. They can customize their own virtual mermaid paper doll with different skin tones, eye colors, and hairstyles before dressing them up with tons of clothes and accessories. When your child’s all done playing dress-up, they can share their creation via email or just save it to your iPad’s photo library. The app includes more than 20 dresses, 12 underwater friends, eight background images, and a randomize option.

Mermaid Fashion Show is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

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