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iOS Apps Gone Free: The Amazing Race, Call Connect, HopInspired, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: The Amazing Race, Call Connect, HopInspired, And More

November 13, 2011

Race around the world without ever leaving your home by participating in The Amazing Race - The Game. We also have a hectic matching game that turns you into a 1950s telephone switchboard operator, and a handy utility app that allows you to discover cheese, food, and dessert pairings for your favorite beers.

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:

HopInspired ($0.99 -> Free, 4.6 MB): Discover new and inspiring cheese, food, and dessert pairings for your favorite beers with this utility app. You can search for your beer by name, style, or by color, which is actually done by snapping a picture of it in good lighting. If you're a home brewer, you can use the SRM slider to match it to the closest SRM value. The app also includes the ability to save and share your favorite pairings on Twitter or via email.

HopInspired is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

ePig Surf ($0.99 -> Free, 36.4 MB): Go surfing as Eddie the pig and ride the wave for as long as possible by avoiding all kinds of obstacles. You're able to control Eddie by simply tilting your device side-to-side. Sharks, dolphins, turtles, and other obstacles will appear from both the front and back of the wave, so keep a keen eye on the water. The game includes multiple surf boards that are unlocked by achieving specific scores, and Game Center integration.

ePig Surf is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

The Amazing Race™ - The Game ($2.99 -> Free, 92.5 MB): Become a globe-trotting reality star by participating in The Amazing Race - The Game. Choose from 10 different teams and race through 84 exotic locations to be the first to reach the finish line. Compete in 16 different mini-games and complete challenges as quickly as possible to get a leg-up on your competition. Random events will also occur, which may either help or hinder you in your quest to be number one. The game includes two modes, two difficulty levels, and Game Center integration.

The Amazing Race™ - The Game is available for free today only (11/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 209 ratings.

Call Connect ($0.99 -> Free, 12.0 MB): Become a telephone switchboard operator and connect calls as quickly as possible to keep your efficiency meter peaked out in this hectic matching game. Drag the red jacks to the flashing white lights and the black jacks to the region color indicated at the bottom of the screen to connect calls. When a call is over, tap both jacks to disconnect. The game includes two modes, progressive gameplay, and Game Center integration.

Call Connect is available for free today only (11/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Universal:

MathBlaster HyperBlast ($1.99 -> Free, 19.4 MB): An educational game that's also a blast to play. This tube-racer has you controlling a hypercycle as it speeds down a tube, and it's up to you to not only avoid or blast everything in your way, but also solve math problems to destroy bosses. The game includes 30 levels, tilt controls, and three difficulty levels.

MathBlaster HyperBlast is available for free today only (11/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning ($2.99 -> Free, 59.5 MB): This app allows your preschooler to join Frankie the Dog on a magical learning adventure. It includes 15 games that are designed to teach your child pre-reading and critical thinking skills, which will help them get ready for school. It includes audio narration, so your child can easily follow along with each game, and a star reward system.

JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning is available for free today only (11/13). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 84 ratings.

Medal of Gunner ($0.99 -> Free, 19.5 MB): Take command of multiple gunner sights on a B-17 and blast every last one of the enemy's fighter planes out of the sky. Enemies will approach from all angles, so it's up to you to move to the correct gunner sight to ensure your plane's safety. The game includes two control methods, three difficulty levels, two modes, and eight different types of enemies to take down.

Medal of Gunner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

Fun Collages ($0.99 -> Free, 15.5 MB): This super simple photography app allows you to create collages with up to nine different photos. You can choose photos from your library or take new ones from within the app. Photos can be rearrange and resized via multitouch controls. The app includes nine different backgrounds, two modes, and multiple sharing options.

Fun Collages is available for free today only (11/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1 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
HopInspired
HopInspired
Niraj Swami
Free
ePig Surf
ePig Surf
Dnd Studios
Free
The Amazing Race™ - The Game
The Amazing Race™ - The Game
Ludia
Free
Call Connect
Call Connect
Walk Through The Clock
Free
MathBlaster HyperBlast
MathBlaster HyperBlast
Knowledge Adventure
Free
JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning
JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning
Knowledge Adventure
Free
Medal of Gunner
Medal of Gunner
(C) PictoSoft
Free
Fun Collages
Fun Collages
Yang Song

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