Flick, push, nudge, and swing troops through insanely colorful environments in Gamevil’s Kami Retro. We also have an educational app where playing with your food is an acceptable practice, and a photography app that allows you to create time lapse videos.

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iPhone:

Cheese Please ($0.99 → Free, 19.6 MB): Mice can never catch a break, can they? It seems like anytime there is cheese around there’s always some terrible, awful thing standing in the way. In Cheese Please, that’s just the case. You must help Lola get her cheese by moving her step by step through challenging mazes filled with dangerous obstacles. You have a limited amount of steps to achieve your goal, so plan ahead. The game includes four environments, more than 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cheese Please is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

To-do — get things done faster ($1.99 → Free, 4.3 MB): Get things done faster and more efficiently with this task manager. You’re able to create separate categories for your tasks and arrange them in any order. Categories display how many tasks are included within each one. You can also view all of your open and completed tasks all at once. The app includes the ability to set due dates for tasks and reminders, passcode protection, and icon badging.

To-do — get things done faster is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

ADVENA ($0.99 → Free, 15.4 MB): Another fantastic action RPG from Gamevil. Lead your group of heroes into battle and try to restore peace between the two warring kingdoms. You’re able to jump between all five heroes in your group at any time to best utilize their abilities. The game includes upgradeable character abilities, multiple character classes, the ability to direct your AI partners, PvP combat, and Game Center integration.

ADVENA is available for free today only (05/03). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 2465 ratings.

Gluey ($0.99 → Free, 22.1 MB): A remove ‘em-style puzzle game with some actual strategy involved. Your job is to remove the sloshing glueys from the containers in order to achieve a target number. Gravity plays a huge role in the game since the glueys are able to split and combine, so plan ahead before removing them. The game includes three modes, a variety of container shapes and sizes, and special glueys.

Gluey is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

KAMI RETRO ($0.99 → Free, 36.0 MB): An absolute treat for your eyeballs and your brain. Kami Retro requires you to get as many troops as possible from one door to the other while collecting all of the stars along the way. You’ll have to flick, push, nudge, and swing your troops as they run freely through the eye-popping environments. The game includes five environments, more than 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

KAMI RETRO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 353 ratings.

Universal:

Basketball Time Machine ($0.99 → Free, 18.4 MB): From the talented team that brought you Video Time Machine, Basketball Time Machine allows you to watch more than 2,000 pro and college basketball related videos dating back to 1904. You’re able to witness some of the greatest games ever played and the superstars that made them possible just by spinning some dials. Can’t decide on what to watch? Then just shake the dice. The app also includes the ability to share your favorite videos via Facebook or Twitter, and AirPlay support.

Basketball Time Machine is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

OSnap! Time-Lapse & Stop Motion ($2.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): Create and share stunning time lapse videos with this photography app. You’re able to quickly jump into the creation process by choosing a preset project, or you can create a more advanced project by fiddling with a whole bunch of customization options. The app includes support for front- and back-facing cameras, a listening mode to snap photos with sounds, a timer mode, all kinds of overlays, the ability to share videos via Facebook or Twitter, and numerous editing options.

OSnap! Time-Lapse & Stop Motion is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 111 ratings.

Yummiloo Rainbow Power ($1.99 → Free, 351.3 MB): This charming educational app makes playing with your food an acceptable practice. The Yum Yums’ Rainbow Machine is out of fuel, and they’re in danger of missing out on the big carnival in Yummiloo. Your child must help them power up the Rainbow Machine by harvesting fruits and vegetables. The app teaches your child the basics of food identification and nutritional curriculum through engaging activities. The game includes multiple modes in order to cover a wide age range, snack attack mini-games, original music, and adorable characters.

Yummiloo Rainbow Power is available for free today only (05/03). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Air Penguin ($0.99 → Free, 29.1 MB): Air Penguin needs your help saving his family from the melting ice caps in this platform game. Tilt to steer Air Penguin across the dangerous slabs of ice and avoid the frigid water. Flick your iDevice to catch some air and clear large areas all at once. You’re also able to grab fish to unlock special abilities. The game includes two modes, 125 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Air Penguin is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 41127 ratings.

CarTunes Music Player ($4.99 → Free, 582.3 KB): A beautifully simple app that allows you to control every aspect of your music listening experience via gestures. You can tap to play and pause your music, swipe left and right to change tracks, swipe up and down to change volume, swipe with two fingers to shuffle, pinch to play the current album, and even swipe down with two fingers to tweet what you’re listening to. The app also includes full-screen album artwork, colors and visuals that adapt to your music, and background audio support.

CarTunes Music Player is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

iPad:

Scrap It: Summer Time HD ($0.99 → Free, 222.6 MB): Add a special touch to your favorite summer time photos with this digital scrapbooking app. It includes an insane amount 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: Summer Time HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Cheese Please HD ($1.99 → Free, 18.9 MB): Mice can never catch a break, can they? It seems like anytime there is cheese around there’s always some terrible, awful thing standing in the way. In Cheese Please, that’s just the case. You must help Lola get her cheese by moving her step by step through challenging mazes filled with dangerous obstacles. You have a limited amount of steps to achieve your goal, so plan ahead. The game includes four environments, more than 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cheese Please HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

KAMI RETRO HD ($2.99 → Free, 72.6 MB): An absolute treat for your eyeballs and your brain. Kami Retro requires you to get as many troops as possible from one door to the other while collecting all of the stars along the way. You’ll have to flick, push, nudge, and swing your troops as they run freely through the eye-popping environments. The game includes five environments, more than 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

KAMI RETRO HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 100 ratings.

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