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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Mikey Shorts, Red Crow Mysteries, It’s A Cinch And More

Run, jump, and slide through colorful worlds as quickly as possible in BeaverTap’s fantastic platformer, Mikey Shorts. We also have a hidden objects adventure game, and a fitness app that makes losing weight a cinch.

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:

It's A Cinch ($3.99 → Free, 4.5 MB): Losing weight will be a cinch with this health app.

You’ll need to provide the app with some profile information in order to help it calculate your calorie count for each day. You’ll then be required to record your activity and consumption throughout the day. Your calorie allotment for breakfast, lunch, and dinner will automatically tick away with each meal you record. Meals can be recorded manually, or you can search Cinch’s database of over 3,000,000 foods. The app also includes daily tips, weight management, meal planning, and the ability to share your favorite weight loss meals via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. It's A Cinch is available for free today only (12/02). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Red Crow Mysteries: Legion (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 142.0 MB): To save mankind, you’ll need to win the eternal battle between good and evil in this hidden objects adventure game.

You’ve been endowed with a special power to see other worlds. You must use your power to explore dark and eerie locations in search of clues and special items. Solve tricky puzzles to defeat the impending threat and preserve the world as we know it. The game includes 73 hidden object scenes, 25 mini-games, three chapters in six locations, three difficult settings, and achievements via Game Center. Red Crow Mysteries: Legion (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Universal:

Dark Nebula HD - Episode Two ($2.99 → Free, 64.6 MB): The second chapter in what we like to call the best adventure-based labyrinth game ever conceived.

Like the original, you’re required to tilt your iDevice to navigate your character through industrial environments and around all sorts of traps. You’ll want to move quickly, as your score is based on the time it takes you to complete each level. This updated version of the critically acclaimed original game includes six environments, 19 levels, and 25 enemies and obstacles, Dark Nebula HD - Episode Two is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Blip Blup ($1.99 → Free, 33.9 MB): Fill all of the tiles with color in this puzzle game.

Tap the screen to send out a pulse of color in every direction. You must fill all of the tiles in each level with color in order to move onto the next, but you also want to use as few pulses as possible. Barriers and other obstacles will come into play later on in the game, requiring you to think ahead before pulsing. The game includes 10 level packs, more than 140 levels, iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Blip Blup is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 95 ratings.

Mikey Shorts ($0.99 → Free, 15.3 MB): One of our favorite games of last year, Mikey Shorts will have you running, jumping, and sliding through colorful worlds as quickly as possible.

You’re able to guide Mikey Shorts through the six colorful environments using crisp on-screen controls. You must touch all of the statues and turn them into real people in order to break through each of the checkpoint gates and reach the final goal. This is a speed run game though, so you’ll want to move as quickly and efficiently as possible. But while you’re at it, try to grab the coins so you can unlock new content. Sounds difficult, right? Well, it is, but you’re going to love every minute of it. The game includes two modes, 84 levels, hidden gold shorts to discover, iCade and Joypad support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Mikey Shorts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1014 ratings.

Listo ($2.99 → Free, 11.4 MB): Create any type of list and share it with your friends and family with this productivity app.

You're able to create multiple lists and add as many items to them as you want. Items within a list can be reorganized, edited, and marked off with a swipe. You can also share entire lists via email or Messages. The app includes iCloud support, device tags, and list badging. Listo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 90 ratings.

7 Minute Workout Pro ($1.99 → Free, 2.3 MB): Get a quick workout in wherever you are with this fitness app.

You’re asked to perform 12 exercises in only seven minutes. Each exercise requires nothing more than your own body weight, a chair, or a wall. Exercises are performed for 30 seconds, with 10 seconds of rest in between. The app also includes text, image, and video instructions. 7 Minute Workout Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

iPad:

Red Crow Mysteries: Legion HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 338.2 MB): To save mankind, you’ll need to win the eternal battle between good and evil in this hidden objects adventure game.

You’ve been endowed with a special power to see other worlds. You must use your power to explore dark and eerie locations in search of clues and special items. Solve tricky puzzles to defeat the impending threat and preserve the world as we know it. The game includes 73 hidden object scenes, 25 mini-games, three chapters in six locations, three difficult settings, and achievements via Game Center. Red Crow Mysteries: Legion HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

My Story - Book Maker for Kids ($3.99 → Free, 16.0 MB): Your children will love writing, illustrating, and narrating their very own books with My Story.

The app guides your child step-by-step through the entire creation process, allowing them to personalize each and every part of their book. It includes a variety of drawing tools and colors to choose from, the ability to take a photo or import one from the library, voice recording, and the ability to share the final product via email, Facebook, Twitter, or add it to your iBooks library. My Story - Book Maker for Kids is available for free today only (12/02). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 109 ratings.

SteamPunk Hockey HD ($1.99 → Free, 23.2 MB): It's air hockey with a victorian twist.

Grab your paddle and swat the puck all over the screen with only the tip of your finger. You're able to play with up to four players and four pucks on the screen at once. The game also includes six background styles, three puck sizes, five obstacle types, three AI strengths, and leaderboards via Game Center. SteamPunk Hockey HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

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