Record videos with live effects and share them in a snap with today’s AppBump featured app, Recood Video Camera Pro. This is the first time Recood Video Camera Pro has ever been offered for free, so make sure to take advantage of this awesome deal before it’s too late!

We also have an episodic adventure game that has you trying to protect an orphaned girl from the walking dead, and an app that allows you to game your videos.

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iPhone:

Recood Video Camera Pro ($1.99 → Free, 31.8 MB): Record and share your most precious memories in a snap with this photography app. You’re able to choose from 12 different live effects and see how they look in real-time before recording your video. Tap the trigger button while recording to add a little extra flare. Your final creation can then be tagged and shared via Facebook, Twitter, email, or MMS. The app also includes the ability to monitor your profile, so you can see how popular your work has become.

Recood Video Camera Pro is available for free today only (12/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Kingdom Rush ($0.99 → Free, 136.8 MB): Save the kingdom from the forces of darkness in this highly acclaimed fixed-path tower defense game. You’re able to place four basic towers along the path to defend your kingdom. Certain towers work better against certain units, so you must customize your strategy based on the approaching enemies. The game includes 45 enemy types, eight specialized tower upgrades, 18 tower abilities, boss battles, an in-game encyclopedia, the ability to command your ground forces, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Kingdom Rush is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3673 ratings.

Cut the Buttons ($0.99 → Free, 20.3 MB): Grab hold of a pair of scissors with the tips of your fingers and snip off buttons as quickly as you can in this arcade game. You can twist and turn your scissors every which way, just make sure that when you cut the buttons off of the cloth that they land in the bucket below. You’re able to slide the bucket at the bottom of the screen back and forth to collect even more buttons. The game includes two modes, left- and right-handed options, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cut the Buttons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9301 ratings.

Amsterdam Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip ($5.99 → Free, 75.6 MB): A travel guide directory for Amsterdam that’s packed with all kinds of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, and shopping destinations to discover. It features customizable trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality displays, and the ability to send postcards to friends and family.

Amsterdam Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 35 ratings.

Budapest Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip ($5.99 → Free, 121.6 MB): A travel guide directory for Budapest that’s packed with all kinds of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, and shopping destinations to discover. It features customizable trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality displays, and the ability to send postcards to friends and family.

Budapest Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Tokyo Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip ($5.99 → Free, 180.9 MB): A travel guide directory for Tokyo that’s packed with all kinds of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, and shopping destinations to discover. It features customizable trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality displays, and the ability to send postcards to friends and family.

Tokyo Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Vienna Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip ($5.99 → Free, 126.5 MB): A travel guide directory for Vienna that’s packed with all kinds of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, and shopping destinations to discover. It features customizable trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality displays, and the ability to send postcards to friends and family.

Vienna Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Paris Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip ($5.99 → Free, 153.4 MB): A travel guide directory for Paris that’s packed with all kinds of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, and shopping destinations to discover. It features customizable trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality displays, and the ability to send postcards to friends and family.

Paris Travel Guide (with Offline Maps) – mTrip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Game Your Video ($0.99 → Free, 19.6 MB): Apply awesome effects to your videos in real-time with this photography app. You’re able to scroll through all of the motion effects, video filters, and audio transformations while your video is recording, and then just tap on them to apply. You can also import and customize videos from your library. The app includes the option to cut and combine clips, share your videos via YouTube or Facebook, and view videos from the community.

Game Your Video is available for free today only (12/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 187 ratings.

QuadPad ($0.99 → Free, 7.3 MB): For when two paddles and one ball isn’t challenging enough, there is QuadPong. This twisted version of Pong has you trying to keep anywhere from one to 20 balls on the screen at once using four paddles. Just swipe up, down, left, and right to control the four paddles, or you can try your luck at tilt controls. The game includes a classic mode to go along with the challenging QuadPong mode, all kinds of power-ups, and online leaderboards.

QuadPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Make Soda! ($2.99 → Free, 28.4 MB): Create the soda drink of your dreams from scratch with this entertainment app. You start out by filling your bottle with water and adding the fizz. Then choose your flavor, glass design, straw type, and slap on a label before consuming the tasty treat. The app also includes two fun mini-games.

Make Soda! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

Land-a Panda ($0.99 → Free, 15.1 MB): Help a lonely panda named Yang Guang meet his dream partner in this physics-based puzzle game. Launch Yang Guang from stationary and moving cannons just by tapping on them to get him safely from one side of the screen to the other. Collect the three coins in each level to impress his partner even more. The game includes seven worlds, 140 levels, all kinds of different obstacles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Land-a Panda is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 741 ratings.

Meow Meow Happy Fight ($2.99 → Free, 61.6 MB): A dual-stick arena shooter set in modern-day Tokyo. Enter the arena as any one of the 20 included characters and try to be the one at the top of the leader board when time expires. You’re going to want to focus on grabbing power-ups in addition to hunting down your opponents since they will provide you with a temporary advantage. The game also includes 30 levels, 15 power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Meow Meow Happy Fight is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 176 ratings.

Piyo Blocks 2 ($0.99 → Free, 20.5 MB): A fantastic match-three game. In the main Piyo Mode, you’re required to capture a target number of Piyos by matching them in order to move on to the next level. But if that mode doesn’t suit your fancy, don’t worry, there are five other single-player modes to try out. Piyo Blocks 2 includes an online multiplayer mode as well, along with achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Piyo Blocks 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 806 ratings.

I Dig It ($0.99 → Free, 8.9 MB): Help farmer Lewis dig up old items so he can pay his mortgage by controlling his high-tech digging machine in this casual game. You will have to manage your digging machine’s fuel, temperature, and damage while searching for items. The game also features items to upgrade your digging machine with.

I Dig It is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 16485 ratings.

Universal:

Prince of Persia® Retro ($0.99 → Free, 60.4 MB): Save your true love from the wicked Vizier in this all-time classic adventure game from Ubisoft. Race against the sands of the hourglass by running, jumping, and battling your way to the surface. The game includes 13 challenging levels, and the ability to share your progress via Facebook.

Prince of Persia® Retro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Walking Dead: The Game ($4.99 → Free, 331.3 MB): Play as Lee Everett and protect an orphaned girl from the walking dead in this five-part episodic adventure series. As you progress through the game, you’ll be required to make big decisions with lasting consequences. Your choices will affect how the rest of the story plays out across the entire series, not just the first episode. Episodes two through five are available via in-app purchase.

Walking Dead: The Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 72 ratings.

SnowJinks ($0.99 → Free, 40.9 MB): Join Jack and Jill as they try to defend their neighborhood from an icy onslaught of snowballs in this cheerful casual game. Duck, roll, and leap through the snow using simple swipe controls to avoid the incoming snowballs. Tap on your targets to return fire, and grab coins to spend on all kinds of gear. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

SnowJinks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

King of Opera ($1.99 → Free, 35.1 MB): A sort of sumo wrestling multiplayer game that features spinning opera singers. The object of the game is to bounce your opponents off of the platform and out of the spotlight by getting your singer to run into them. The thing is, your opera singer is constantly spinning, so getting him to go in the right direction can be quite difficult. The game includes simple one-button gameplay, multiple modes, the ability to play with up to three other friends on the same device, the ability to play with bots, and achievements via Game Center.

King of Opera is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 376 ratings.

OLO game ($1.99 → Free, 6.3 MB): A multiplayer game that requires you to outmaneuver and outwit your opponent. Your goal is to get as many of your own OLOs as possible into the target zone on the opposite side of the screen by sliding them into place. If you miss the target zone, your opponent is able to use your OLO as their own. You can also strategically bounce your own or your opponent’s already used OLOs into and through target zones. The game includes local two- and four-player multiplayer options, online multiplayer, voice chat, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

OLO game is available for free today only (12/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1596 ratings.

Action Driver ($0.99 → Free, 7.9 MB): Weave through traffic to climb to the top of the leaderboards in this endless action game from Donut Games. Slide your finger up and down the left side of the screen to steer your vehicle, and tap and hold on the right side to accelerate. Pass cars, grab cash, and speed off of ramps to score bonus points. The game also includes a secondary control method, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Action Driver is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 839 ratings.

Rat On A Snowboard ($0.99 → Free, 9.1 MB): Ratty takes on another extreme sport in this arcade game from Donut Games. Rat On A Snowboard includes three game modes, two of which are endless distance games. In all three modes you’re required to jump over obstacles, perform tricks, and collect stars and cheese to achieve the highest possible score. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Rat On A Snowboard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 24039 ratings.

Robot ABCs with Jinxie ($0.99 → Free, 30.2 MB): A flashcard-style education app that is able to teach your young child the ABCs. Your child can follow along with Jinxie the robot as he sounds out each letter of the alphabet along with the associated objects. The app also includes human narration, and a printable “Congrats, you know your ABCs” certificate.

Robot ABCs with Jinxie is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

iPad:

Land-a Panda HD ($1.99 → Free, 13.8 MB): Help a lonely panda named Yang Guang meet his dream partner in this physics-based puzzle game. Launch Yang Guang from stationary and moving cannons just by tapping on them to get him safely from one side of the screen to the other. Collect the three coins in each level to impress his partner even more. The game includes seven worlds, 140 levels, all kinds of different obstacles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Land-a Panda HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 123 ratings.

Meow Meow Happy Fight HD ($2.99 → Free, 71.7 MB): A dual-stick arena shooter set in modern-day Tokyo. Enter the arena as any one of the 20 included characters and try to be the one at the top of the leader board when time expires. You’re going to want to focus on grabbing power-ups in addition to hunting down your opponents since they will provide you with a temporary advantage. The game also includes 30 levels, 15 power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Meow Meow Happy Fight HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

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