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iOS Apps Gone Free: Mobile Guitar Lessons, Alien Buddies, Zombie Samurai, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Mobile Guitar Lessons, Alien Buddies, Zombie Samurai, And More

January 27, 2012

Want to be the next great guitarist? You need to start somewhere and today's music app choice contains over 100 lessons, tips, activities, tricks, and more demonstrated in videos. The app has content for both beginners and experts who play either acoustic or electric. Our next app still falls under the learning category, but it's for the much younger. Alien Buddies is one of those educational titles that your kids won't want to put down, providing practice in numbers, letters, colors, shapes, and more with really easy to follow instructions and tons of encouragement built right in. Getting back to the big kid fun, Zombie Samurai is one for those who enjoy cartoon brutally. It's a hack and slash tower defense game full of undead chopping excitement.

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iPhone:

Zombie Samurai ($0.99 -> Free, 63.8 MB): Take the role of a sensei as he slices and dices the undead to protect his dojo and himself during the zombie apocalypse. This tower defense game features the ability to upgrade your dojo, campaign and endless gameplay modes, 15 different zombies, plus OpenFeint and Game Center integration.

Zombie Samurai is available for free today only (01/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Mobile Guitar Lessons ($1.99 -> Free, 13.4 MB): Whether you're a beginner or veteran, play acoustic or electric, any guitarist can learn some new tricks with this guitar training app featuring more than 100 lesson and demonstration videos, plus a metronome, tuner, and dozens of jam tracks.

Mobile Guitar Lessons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 149 ratings.

Royal Envoy (Premium) ($2.99 -> Free, 130.4 MB): The Islandshire islands have been devastated by a terrible storm. Work with your hired help to build and upgrade homes so the residents will survive the rainy season, and then create beautiful handcrafted items for the kingdom to enjoy. This time management game features nine islands, 63 levels, and Game Center integration.

Royal Envoy (Premium) is available for free today only (01/27). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

Universal:

Alien Buddies ($1.99 -> Free, 25.9 MB): An educational game that's so fun and colorful your children won't even know they're learning. Alien Buddies allows your child to participate in four educational games and play modes: matching, dot to dot, puzzle, and stickers. Each one offers a variety of activities to participate in and reinforce fundamental skills. Alien Buddies includes a total of 40 activities, an adorable cast of characters, all kinds of stickers to earn, and instructional audio with constant positive feedback.

Alien Buddies is available for free today only (01/27). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 42 ratings.

Drop The Chicken ($0.99 -> Free, 74.4 MB): A physics-based puzzle game with one simple goal: to drop Chuck the chicken into the nest below. You’re able to do this by placing different objects all around the screen. You can also try to get Chuck to eat some bugs on the way down in order to earn additional points and get the highest possible star rating. The game includes 80 levels, five worlds, five bonus levels, and Game Center integration.

Drop The Chicken is available for free today only (01/27). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 573 ratings.

Bowling Ninja - Tappi Bear ($0.99 -> Free, 4.4 MB): Tappi Bear takes on the Ninja Bears once again in this fast-paced action arcade title. To protect the Donut Castle, launch bowling balls at the other bears with a simple flick of your finger. The game features progressive difficulty, endless gameplay, and Game Center integration.

Bowling Ninja - Tappi Bear is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

iPad:

Doodle Destroy HD ($0.99 -> Free, 13.9 MB): Get the blue cube safely to the gray blocks while removing all of the red ones in this physics-based puzzle game. The game features three difficulty modes, 32 levels, doodle graphics, and multi-touch support.

Doodle Destroy HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Zombie Samurai HD ($1.99 -> Free, 89.5 MB): Take the role of a sensei as he slices and dices the undead to protect his dojo and himself during the zombie apocalypse. This tower defense game features the ability to upgrade your dojo, campaign and endless gameplay modes, 15 different zombies, plus OpenFeint and Game Center integration.

Zombie Samurai HD is available for free today only (01/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 68 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
Mobile Guitar Lessons
Mobile Guitar Lessons
JamPlay, LLC
Free
Royal Envoy (Premium)
Royal Envoy (Premium)
Playrix
Free
Zombie Samurai
Zombie Samurai
Alawar Entertainment, Inc
Free
Zombie Samurai HD
Zombie Samurai HD
Alawar Entertainment, Inc
Free
Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities
Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities
Artgig Studio
Free
Bowling Ninja - Tappi Bear
Bowling Ninja - Tappi Bear
Taplay Limited
Free
Drop The Chicken
Drop The Chicken
Sharp Creative Agency
Free
Doodle Destroy HD
Doodle Destroy HD
Abdulrahman Al Zanki

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