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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Pixel Cup Soccer 16, Kamisado, The Great Coffee App and More

Lead your team to victory, compete in a strategic board game battle, and learn about coffee with today’s collection of apps and games.

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He Likes The Darkness ($1.99 → Free, 46.3 MB): Help Paul survive by gathering all of the brightest stars in He Likes The Darkness. It’s for fans of platform games.

Help Paul survive by gathering all of the brightest stars in this platform game.
Paul is a big fan of the darkness. You’re able to help him darken his world by collecting all of the bright stars in each level. Of course, without the light of the stars it can become difficult to navigate the various platforms, so try to gather them in the most logical order. Oh, and you’re timed the whole way through. Good luck! The game includes seven worlds and 100 levels.

He Likes The Darkness is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 94 ratings.

Melodive ($1.99 → Free, 7.0 MB): Dive into an endless, ever-changing world of form and color in Melodive. It’s for endless distance game fans looking for something a little different.

All you need to know is that the colorful mushrooms point towards the sky and the darkness below is where you’re headed. Tilt to navigate your way through the darkness, and listen as your interactions with the environment create the background music. The game includes three modes, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Melodive is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 325 ratings.

The Great Coffee App ($2.99 → Free, 46.9 MB): A reference app for the coffee lover. It will open up a whole new world of drinks.

You’re provided with a short introduction to 19 of the most popular espresso-based drinks. Each drink is accompanied by a cut-through visual representation so you can see the layers for yourself, a short description, brewing instructions, and a demonstration video. You’re able to favorite drinks, and share them via Messages, AirDrop, Facebook, Twitter, or email. The app also includes relaxing background music, and a quick tutorial.

The Great Coffee App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 369 ratings.

Pixel Cup Soccer 16 ($2.99 → Free, 56.8 MB): Lead your team to victory in Pixel Cup Soccer 16. It’s for sports fans who also appreciate pixel art.

Pixel Cup Soccer 16 includes 32 national soccer teams to choose from. You’re able to control each player using an on-screen joystick and two action buttons. The action buttons allow you to switch players and steal the ball on defense and pass and shoot on offense. The game includes four modes, customizable match durations and speeds, and multiple weather conditions and stadiums.

Pixel Cup Soccer 16 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 92 ratings.

Kamisado ($1.99 → Free, 46.5 MB): Compete with friends and complete strangers in this board game where every move is magnified. Kamisado is for fans of games like Chess.

The object of the game is to move one of your towers into the opponent’s home row. How you accomplish that, however, is up to you. On the first move you can select any tower you wish and move it in a straight line or diagonally forward. Every turn after that requires players to move towers that have the same color as the square the last turn ended on. For example, if your opponent’s tower lands on a pink square at the end of their turn, you must move your pink tower on your next turn. The game includes local and online multiplayer, and AI opponents with five difficult levels.

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

Worm Drop ($0.99 → Free, 84.7 MB): Feed every baby bird along your path in Worm Drop. It’s for fans of games like Flappy Bird.

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As the momma bird flaps her wings it’s up to you to drop the worms into their little beaks with a tap. Miss even a single baby bird and you’ll have to start all over. Worm Drop includes a wide variety of colorful levels and birds that can be unlocked through progression.

Worm Drop is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

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