Battle waves of zombies by planting plants in your front yard in PopCap’s hugely popular casual defense game, Plants vs. Zombies. We also have a business app that turns your iPad into a giant whiteboard with a never-ending stack of sticky notes, and a game of numbers.

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iPhone:

Plants vs. Zombies ($0.99 → Free, 72.1 MB): Stop the zombies from invading your home in PopCap’s insanely popular casual defense game. Zombies of all shapes and sizes come at your home one wave at a time. You must defend yourself by planting 49 offensive and defensive plants. Collet coins to upgrade your arsenal with a pet snail, power-ups, and more. The game includes 50 levels, 26 types of zombies, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Plants vs. Zombies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 386969 ratings.

Universal:

Nuclien ($0.99 → Free, 30.6 MB): Sequence the DNA as quickly as you can in this fast-paced numbers game. A series of numbers appear randomly on the screen surrounded by either a square or a circle. If numbers are within circles, you must count down through them. If they are within squares, you must count up. Some levels include both circles and squares while others have giant numbers that break down, wreaking even more havoc on your brain. The game includes six modes, 80 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Nuclien is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

Tin Man Can ($0.99 → Free, 44.8 MB): Help Tic, a unicycling HoverBot equipped with a jetpack, find his way home in this challenging one-touch platformer from Chillingo. Tic will speed ahead all on his own, but you get to control his flight. Tap on the screen to coast through the air and over obstacles to collect hovatrons and fuel cells. Keep in mind that you’ll have to land periodically to recharge Tic’s jetpack. The game includes four worlds, 60 levels, all sorts of ways to customize Tic, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tin Man Can is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 66 ratings.

ABCSounds-Lite ($0.99 → Free, 34.8 MB): An educational app that will introduce your young child to the phonetic sounds used in English. It’s based on Barbara Milne’s famous “Apple apple Aaa” song to provide a slow and relaxing learning environment. Each letter of the alphabet is associated with an object and then sounded out through song.

ABCSounds-Lite is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Recurring Events ($0.99 → Free, 4.0 MB): An app that makes quick work of creating recurring events for your iDevice’s Calendar app. The app’s simplistic interface brings you straight into the event creation process, allowing you to fill in all important information within moments. It supports daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly repeat options, notes, and alerts. You can also preview all occurrences of an event you want to add to ensure you don’t overlap.

Recurring Events is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 116 ratings.

Monsters, Inc. Run ($0.89 → Free, 45.6 MB): Run, jump, and power your way through Monstropolis as Mike, Sulley, and other Monsters, Inc. duos in this platformer from Disney. As your character dashes ahead, just tap on the screen to leap over obstacles and onto your enemies. Utilize power-ups to turn into your partner monster and bash through objects. The coins you earn during your run can be used to unlock new character duos and power-ups. The game includes four worlds, 64 levels, an endless mode, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Monsters, Inc. Run is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1312 ratings.

Raiding Company ($2.99 → Free, 66.3 MB): This top-down dual-stick shooter has you blasting through waves of mummies with a friend locally via Wi-Fi or all by your lonesome. The game includes six characters to choose from, three special weapons, five raids, multiple modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Raiding Company is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 264 ratings.

iPad:

Plants vs. Zombies HD ($7.99 → Free, 152.1 MB): Stop the zombies from invading your home in PopCap’s insanely popular casual defense game. Zombies of all shapes and sizes come at your home one wave at a time. You must defend yourself by planting 49 offensive and defensive plants. Collet coins to upgrade your arsenal with a pet snail, power-ups, and more. The game includes 50 levels, 26 types of zombies, 22 mini-games, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Plants vs. Zombies HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 121761 ratings.

Stickyboard 2 ($4.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): This business app turns your iPad into a giant whiteboard with a never-ending stack of sticky notes. Sticky notes of different sizes and colors can be created by double-tapping on the whiteboard. They can also be moved and resized with a tap and drag of your finger. You’re able to select and organize multiple sticky notes by first dragging your finger over them, and then using three-finger swipe gestures to choose a layout. The app also includes the ability to write on the whiteboard with different colored markers, undo and redo, a gallery view, and the ability to share your stickies as a PDF or text.

Stickyboard 2 is available for free today only (02/21). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Even Monsters Get Sick ($0.99 → Free, 116.0 MB): A highly interactive storybook that tells the tale of a boy and his new pet monster. It features six different mini-games that are intertwined with and progress the story. The app also includes two reading modes, professional narration, full-color illustrations and interactive animations, and a custom soundtrack. There also aren’t any ads, in-app purchases, or external links to worry about, so your child can enjoy the story all on their own.

Even Monsters Get Sick is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 69 ratings.

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