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Today's Apps Gone Free: Peggle, Localscope, Grid Diary And More

Meticulously aim your launcher to try and clear all of the orange pegs in PopCap's ultimate casual game, Peggle. We also have a navigation app that will help you find interesting places nearby, and a diary app that will inspire you.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

iPhone:

Dead Space™ ($6.99 → Free, 425.6 MB): Don your space suit and get ready for some truly terrifying gameplay in this horror game from EA. Dead Space for iOS isn't just a remake of the original hit game. It's an entirely new story designed for mobile gamers. You must hack and shoot your way through hordes of nasty Necromorphs in order to survive. Keep an eye out for power nodes to upgrade your weapons and your armor. The game includes two modes, eye-popping graphics, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

Dead Space™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6372 ratings.

Grid Diary - The simplest way to get started with keeping a diary ($2.99 → Free, 10.5 MB): A diary app that provides you with a little inspiration. Instead of having you freely write in a diary, Grid Diary jogs your memory by presenting you with a series of daily questions that you must answer. This way you'll never draw a blank. You're able to customize the questions you're asked, and answer them separately or consecutively. The app also includes a calendar view, portrait and landscape orientation support, text search, reminders, passcode protection, and iCloud support.

Grid Diary - The simplest way to get started with keeping a diary is available for free today only (07/09). It has a 3-star rating with a total of 69 ratings.

The Sims™ Medieval ($2.99 → Free, 62.5 MB): You don’t need to know a lick of Simlish to enjoy this medieval entry in EA’s popular Sims series. Create your very own medieval Sim and take on all kinds of epic challenges, or just go out for a relaxing day of fishing. The choice is all yours. You’re also able to deck out your very own living quarters with items earned just by playing the game. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

The Sims™ Medieval is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 3585 ratings.

Mirror's Edge™ ($0.99 → Free, 100.1 MB): Play as Faith Connors, an underground runner trying to put an end to the totalitarian regime that rules the city, in this fantastic side-scrolling platform game by EA. Faith is able to run on her own through each level, but it's still up to you to swipe in different directions to cause her to jump, slide, run up walls, and fly down zip lines. You're also able to partake in a little hand-to-hand combat. The game includes 14 levels, time-based competitions, and unlockable items. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

Mirror's Edge™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2511 ratings.

Pictography ($1.99 → Free, 5.6 MB): Apply filters and captions to your favorite photos with Pictography. You're able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one in-app. Tap on one of the nine filter options spread across the top of the screen to apply it. Then add a custom caption and choose one of the six font options. You're also able to add a vignette effect or border to your creation before saving it to your library.

Pictography is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Food RX - Paleo & zone diet app ($0.99 → Free, 14.7 MB): The last paleo and zone diet app you'll ever need. After entering the necessary profile information, you'll instantly be able to track your progress. The app features a database of over 7,000 paleo foods, which can be searched or browsed through. You're able to filter the foods as well by favorable, moderate, unfavorable, protein, carbs, fat, or paleo. The app also allows you to create a daily meal plan with reminders, track your body weight, track your workouts, create a shopping list, and take notes for each of your meals.

Food RX - Paleo & zone diet app is available for free today only (07/09). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Flight Control ($0.99 → Free, 17.9 MB): The line-drawing game that started it all. Guide 10 different aircraft types safely to their matching landing spots by drawing lines all over the screen. The moment one aircraft runs into another, it's game over. The game includes six airfields, fast-forward, online multiplayer via Game Center, and online chat.

Flight Control is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6193 ratings.

Peggle ($0.99 → Free, 114.5 MB): Peggle is the ultimate casual gaming experience for iOS. Try to become a Peggle Master by clearing all of the orange pegs in each level. You're able to aim your launcher by tapping and dragging your finger across the screen, and you can fine-tune your shot with the precision wheel. Score style points by creating trick shots, and clear every last peg to earn bonus points. The game includes four modes, trophies to earn, and the ability to save replays.

Peggle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19335 ratings.

Localscope ($1.99 → Free, 8.9 MB): A navigation app that allows you to find interesting places nearby using geo-tagged data from multiple search engines, social, networks, media sharing services, and other apps. You're able to search for something specific or just browse around. You can switch between all of the services by sliding your finger across their icons at the bottom of the screen. The app also features three different views, directions, imperial and metric units, and the ability to share what you discover via Twitter, Facebook, or email.

Localscope is available for free today only (07/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 742 ratings.

Universal:

Chopper ($2.99 → Free, 6.2 MB): One of the App Store's original hit titles, Chopper has you piloting a helicopter across dangerous terrain in order to complete objectives. You're able to steer your helicopter via tilt, and tap to fire your machine gun and drop bombs. Try to pick up civilians and keep them safe without getting shot down. The game includes four difficulty settings, loads of levels, and local high scores.

Chopper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 584 ratings.

Toca Band ($2.99 → Free, 47.3 MB): You and your child can rock out with the Toca Band with this educational app. Your cast of characters are available at the bottom of the screen. Just drag and drop them onto the stage to have them perform. Each section of the stage causes the character to play in a different way, allowing for some crazy combinations. The app includes 16 characters to choose from, and 48 sound loops.

Toca Band is available for free today only (07/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1363 ratings.

iPad:

Dead Space™ for iPad ($9.99 → Free, 436.9 MB): Don your space suit and get ready for some truly terrifying gameplay in this horror game from EA. Dead Space for iOS isn't just a remake of the original hit game. It's an entirely new story designed for mobile gamers. You must hack and shoot your way through hordes of nasty Necromorphs in order to survive. Keep an eye out for power nodes to upgrade your weapons and your armor. The game includes two modes, eye-popping graphics, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

Dead Space™ for iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3846 ratings.

Mirror's Edge™ for iPad ($9.99 → Free, 137.9 MB): Play as Faith Connors, an underground runner trying to put an end to the totalitarian regime that rules the city, in this fantastic side-scrolling platform game by EA. Faith is able to run on her own through each level, but it's still up to you to swipe in different directions to cause her to jump, slide, run up walls, and fly down zip lines. You're also able to partake in a little hand-to-hand combat. The game includes 14 levels, time-based competitions, and unlockable items. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

Mirror's Edge™ for iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1708 ratings.

Flight Control HD ($4.99 → Free, 18.1 MB): The line-drawing game that started it all. Guide 10 different aircraft types safely to their matching landing spots by drawing lines all over the screen. The moment one aircraft runs into another, it's game over. The game includes nine airfields, fast-forward, local same-device multiplayer, online multiplayer via Game Center, and online chat.

Flight Control HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2000 ratings.

The Sims™ Medieval For iPad ($4.99 → Free, 61.0 MB): You don’t need to know a lick of Simlish to enjoy this medieval entry in EA’s popular Sims series. Create your very own medieval Sim and take on all kinds of epic challenges, or just go out for a relaxing day of fishing. The choice is all yours. You’re also able to deck out your very own living quarters with items earned just by playing the game. **This deal may not be valid in all countries. Please search the App Store for the title if you're unable to follow this link.**

The Sims™ Medieval For iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 356 ratings.

Peggle HD ($0.99 → Free, 133.2 MB): Peggle is the ultimate casual gaming experience for iOS. Try to become a Peggle Master by clearing all of the orange pegs in each level. You're able to aim your launcher by tapping and dragging your finger across the screen, and you can fine-tune your shot with the precision wheel. Score style points by creating trick shots, and clear every last peg to earn bonus points. The game includes four modes, trophies to earn, and the ability to save replays.

Peggle HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2459 ratings.

Rinky Dinky Rhyme Book ($0.99 → Free, 87.6 MB): A sticker book that's perfect for children of all ages. Your child is able to enjoy 22 original nursery rhymes all on their own. Each story features hand drawn artwork, professional narration, and relaxing background music. You're child is also able to decorate each scene however they wish using the stickers available to them. Stickers can be rotated, resized, and flipped using common gestures, and they can also be tapped on to play sounds like a virtual keyboard.

Rinky Dinky Rhyme Book is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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