Help Swingy get to the top of the highest tree in the forest by collecting rubbaberries in 10tons’ physics puzzler, Swingworm. We also have a scrapbooking app that allows you to add a special touch to your child’s school memories, and a beautiful platform game.

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iPhone:

MiniatureCam ($0.99 → Free, 16.5 MB): This photography app allows you to make the world around you appear a little smaller. The app utilizes a blur effect to simulate a shallow depth of field and make your subject appear miniature. It includes photo and video modes, three focus options, the ability to manually change your focal point, speed control, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, or email.

MiniatureCam is available for free today only (10/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 85 ratings.

Hospital Frenzy ($1.99 → Free, 27.1 MB): Build and preside over your very own hospital in this time management game. You must first equip your hospital and train your staff. Then you can begin admitting and treating your patients. The money collected from your patients can be used to upgrade your equipment and improve the overall quality of treatment. The game includes 25 levels, and all kinds of objectives to complete.

Hospital Frenzy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Universal:

Ice Age Movie Storybook Collection ($0.99 → Free, 47.1 MB): Tag along with Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the crew from Ice Age as they go on their first big adventure in this storybook based on the hit film. You’re able to read through the entire book all yourself, or you can follow along with the narrator. The app includes vivid images from the original motion picture, genuine character audio narration, and the ability to jump to a specific page. Additional books are available via in-app purchase.

Ice Age Movie Storybook Collection is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 62 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 for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 410 ratings.

Jump to Medieval -Time Geeks ($0.99 → Free, 35.9 MB): Help the Time Geeks retrieve the magic orb before the Zoorgs are able to discover it in this strategy game. You must do everything in your power to fight off the evil Zoorgs. You can have your team unleash arrows, cast magic spells, and swing blades. When the Zoorgs eventually bust through your walls and take down your buildings, you can command your civilians to build them back up. The game includes five environments, a variety of levels to play through, and stat tracking.

Jump to Medieval -Time Geeks is available for free today only (10/04). It has a 3-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Swingworm ($2.99 → Free, 35.4 MB): Help Swingy the swingworm collect rubbaberries to pay the Big Bug for a ride up the tree in this physics-based puzzle game. Swingy’s head and tail can latch onto different surfaces, and his stretchy body allows him to reach great distances. Help Swingy worm his way across each level by swinging and grabbing everything in sight. The game includes three environments, 95 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Swingworm is available for free today only (10/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Slice & Splice ($0.99 → Free, 19.3 MB): This puzzle game requires you to cut up the shape at the bottom of the screen in order to fit it into the silhouette at the top. To cut the shape, just drag your finger from one point to another. You can then rotate each piece to try and fit it into the silhouette. Each level features a different number of cuts you’re allowed to make. The game includes 144 levels, three difficulties, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Slice & Splice is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

iPad:

Scrap It: School Days HD ($0.99 → Free, 249.2 MB): Add a special touch to your child’s school memories with this digital scrapbooking app. It includes a huge number of stickers, paper styles, ribbons, letters and numbers, and word art items to choose from. Each item can be moved, resized, and rotated via multitouch controls. You can also add photos from your own library and apply a variety of effects to them, and add your own custom text. The app also includes a layer manager, the ability to view multiple scrap pages as a slideshow, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or email.

Scrap It: School Days HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

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