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iOS Apps Gone Free: Candy Boy, Tap Disc, Nihilo, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Candy Boy, Tap Disc, Nihilo, And More

September 4, 2011

Kill worms by matching them with candy, tap on the screen at just the right time to collect discs, and type in a distraction-free environment with today's AGF list.

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:

Candy Boy ($.99 -> Free, 64.5 MB): Match-3 meets platformer in this candy-filled adventure game. Guide Casper the Candy Boy through Candy World in order to kill the candy-hungry worms by matching them with the same colored candy. Oh, did we mention there was candy involved? The game includes 100 levels, four worlds, and Game Center integration.

Candy Boy is available for free today only (09/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

Tap Disc ($.99 -> Free, 22.4 MB): Another genre mashing game for you to sink your free time into. Discs of different colors bounce all around the screen, and the only way to capture them is by timing your taps just right. The moment you tap the screen your target area will be white, then turn orange, and eventually turn red. Each target stage only allows you to collects discs of that color. You'll want to collect discs as quickly as possible since they can bounce into black or yellow discs, which will cause you to lose a life. The game includes power-ups, three difficulty levels, and Game Center integration.

Tap Disc is available for free today only (09/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 39 ratings. Universal:

nihilo ($2.99 -> Free, 746.2 KB): A dead simple text editor that's meant to be as unobtrusive as possible. All actions are controlled by gestures, so the screen is entirely free of buttons. You can choose your font color, font size, text color, and background color in the Settings app.

nihilo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 4 ratings.

Song Exporter Pro ($.99 -> Free, 4.3 MB): Allows you to access your iDevice’s music library wirelessly from your computer, providing you with the ability to stream, share, or back up all of your songs. Songs include all of their metadata as well. The app features the ability to password protect your device, and Bonjour support.

Song Exporter Pro is available for free today only (09/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 157 ratings.

ZooZooSafari ($.99 -> Free, 13.6 MB): An adorable entertainment app designed for toddlers that allows them to view and interact with 26 animals, each with their own animations and sound effects.

ZooZooSafari is available for free today only (09/04). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings. iPad:

Project Stardust HD ($1.99 -> Free, 36.1 MB): We're just going to call this a zen-like tap-shooter. The goal is to collect stardust from the falling stars without letting them hit the ground by tapping on them. If a star hits the ground, you'll lose a life. Lose all three and it's game over. You can purchase upgrades like additional stars and multitouch support in the store to give yourself an advantage over the rest of your Game Center buddies.

Project Stardust HD is available for free today only (09/04). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 4 ratings. Developers: If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:
  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.
To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Candy Boy
Candy Boy
Colorbox
Free
Tap Disc
Tap Disc
Legal Radiation Team
Free
nihilo
nihilo
psyos
Free
Song Exporter Pro
Song Exporter Pro
Rocha Software
Free
ZooZooSafari
ZooZooSafari
Zoo Zoo Interactive
Free
Project Stardust HD
Project Stardust HD
Reverie Interactive

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