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iOS Apps Gone Free: The Oregon Trail, Learn Guitar, RocketBird World Tour, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: The Oregon Trail, Learn Guitar, RocketBird World Tour, And More

September 28, 2011

Journey over The Oregon Trail while staving off disease and hunting for food with Gameloft's updated version of the classic educational game. We also have an app that will teach you how to play guitar, and an arcade game that allows you to travel the countryside as a bird with a rocket strapped to its back.

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:

RocketBird World Tour ($0.99 -> Free, 18.6 MB): Explore the beautiful countryside as a bird with a rocket strapped to its back and see just how far you can go without crashing in this arcade game. You can pilot around trees, fences, and other obstacles by tilting your device. Achieve specific distances to earn stars and move on to the next level. The game also includes colorful cartoony graphics, teleporters, and Game Center integration.

RocketBird World Tour is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

The Oregon Trail ($0.99 -> Free, 299.2 MB): Embark on an epic journey over the Oregon Trail in this updated version of the classic Apple II educational game. Before setting out on your journey, you must decide what equipment and supplies you need to bring along. As you travel down the trail, you'll need to make important decisions and hunt wild animals to ensure your party's safety. The game includes completely random events, eight mini-games, side missions, and more.

The Oregon Trail is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 32589 ratings.

Tiki Totems 2 ($0.99 -> Free, 18.3 MB): The goal of the game is to remove all breakable blocks while keeping the totem safely within the confines of the screen and off of the ground. The game includes 288 levels, three modes, a level editor, and Game Center integration.

Tiki Totems 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5513 ratings.

Robot Rampage ($0.99 -> Free, 20.1 MB): Release some of your aggression by controlling a robot on a rampage. This game of pure destruction allows you to punch, shoot, and stomp your way through city block after city block via swipe and touch controls. Military units will eventually try to stop you from flattening the whole city, so you’ll have to defend yourself from an onslaught of attacks. The game features multiple modes, power-ups, and Game Center integration.

Robot Rampage is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 8432 ratings.

iPad:

Learn Guitar ($0.99 -> Free, 1.4 MB): Learn how to play guitar from YouTube's most popular guitar teacher, Jen Trani. This introduction to playing guitar will take you through 27 video lessons that will help you identify parts of the guitar, learn strings and frets, read chord diagrams and guitar tabs, tune your guitar, and put chords together to form your first song.

Learn Guitar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

RocketBird World Tour HD ($0.99 -> Free, 13.6 MB): Explore the beautiful countryside as a bird with a rocket strapped to its back and see just how far you can go without crashing in this arcade game. You can pilot around trees, fences, and other obstacles by tilting your device. Achieve specific distances to earn stars and move on to the next level. The game also includes colorful cartoony graphics, teleporters, and Game Center integration.

RocketBird World Tour HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 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
RocketBird World Tour
RocketBird World Tour
BeTomorrow
$0.99
The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail
Gameloft
Free
Robot Rampage
Robot Rampage
Origin8
Free
Tiki Totems 2
Tiki Totems 2
spokko
Free
Learn Guitar
Learn Guitar
Mahalo.com Incorporated
Free
RocketBird World Tour HD
RocketBird World Tour HD
BeTomorrow

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