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Today's Apps Gone Free: Swordigo, Halftone, And Escape The Ape

Today's Apps Gone Free: Swordigo, Halftone, And Escape The Ape

May 11, 2012

Embark on an epic adventure to stop the evil forces from taking over your land in Touch Foo's Swordigo. We also have an app that can turn your everyday photos into awesome vintage comics, and an endless climbing game that has you trying to Escape The Ape.

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:

Cupcakes! Holiday Edition ($0.99 → Free, 22.7 MB): This tasty treat of an app allows you to bake, decorate, and share holiday-inspired digital cupcakes. The app includes 109 holiday cupcake liners to choose from, 15 different cake batters, 71 types of frosting, 123 toppings, 25 official Jelly Belly flavors, holiday candles to blow out, and so much more.

Cupcakes! Holiday Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 684 ratings.

simpliciTEA ($0.99 → Free, 5.3 MB): Make a perfect cup of tea every time with this simple and elegant timer. Just tap on any one of the six tea types to start the countdown. The app allows you to view the suggested temperature and steeping time by swiping to reveal a recipe card. SimpliciTEA also includes the ability to add and subtract time, auto-start the timer, and chime and vibrate when done.

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

Tiny Places ($0.99 → Free, 170.3 MB): Help Napoleon the chameleon escape from Tiny Places in this physics-based puzzle game. As you make your way from screw to screw towards the exit, you'll also want to gobble up star flies to achieve a perfect three-star rating. The game includes four environments, more than 50 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tiny Places is available for free today only (05/11). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 131 ratings.

MonTowers ~Legend of Summoners~ ($0.99 → Free, 158.8 MB): Build up your collection of monsters to take down towers in this monster-combat game. Capture your opponent's monsters to build up your army by defeating them with your own. You're also able to upgrade your monsters with the coins you earn during battle. The game includes over 600 monsters to collect, 500 levels, seven towers, and achievements via Game Center.

MonTowers ~Legend of Summoners~ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 42 ratings.

Universal:

Halftone ($0.99 → Free, 22.7 MB): This photography app turns your favorite photos into vintage comics. You can choose from up to 27 different paper styles, more than 25 stamps, nine layouts, multiple caption styles, all kinds of different fonts, and six speech balloon styles. When your image is complete, you can share it via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or email, or you can send it to other apps like Instagram, Camera+, and Color Splash.

Halftone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1292 ratings.

Tortilla Soup Surfer ($0.99 → Free, 19.0 MB): Surf your way to freedom as Tony Tomato in this quirky arcade game. Tony rides the wave of soup on his trusty corn chip. Help him escape hungry Juanito while performing tricks by carving up the big wave. The game includes a variety of tricks to perform, power-ups, the ability to unlock new boards, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tortilla Soup Surfer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 75 ratings.

Swordigo ($1.99 → Free, 77.8 MB): Stop the evil forces from taking over your peaceful land in this epic adventure game. Swordigo features a perfect mix of adventure, platform, and role-playing game mechanics to keep things feeling fresh and fun. You're able to guide your character around the 3D environments via customizable controls. Discover powerful weapons, unleash spells, and level up your character to restore order and become the hero you always expected to be. The game includes hours of gameplay, iCloud integration, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Swordigo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 2764 ratings.

Escape The Ape ($0.99 → Free, 20.4 MB): Help JoJo the chimp Escape the Ape in this endless climbing game. To outrun the ape, you'll have to draw lines on the screen to create trampolines for JoJo to bounce off of. Grab jewels, bananas, and other items on your way up to score extra points. The game includes the ability to upgrade your trampolines and powers, and online rankings and challenges.

Escape The Ape is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1442 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.
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
Cupcakes! Holiday Edition
Cupcakes! Holiday Edition
Maverick Software LLC
Free
simpliciTEA
simpliciTEA
10bit Studios LLC
Free
Tiny Places
Tiny Places
Big Fish Games, Inc
Free
MonTowers ~Legend of Summoners~
MonTowers ~Legend of Summoners~
Buff Stone
$0.99
Halftone
Halftone
Juicy Bits
Free
Tortilla Soup Surfer
Tortilla Soup Surfer
JLOOP
Free
Swordigo
Swordigo
Touch Foo
Free
Escape The Ape
Escape The Ape
Com2uS Inc.

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