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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Flick Champions Winter Sports, Toca Cars, Camera Fx8 And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Flick Champions Winter Sports, Toca Cars, Camera Fx8 And More

February 6, 2014

Compete in eight winter sports and do your nation proud in Chillingo’s Flick Champions Winter Sports. We also have an adorable game where you children can drive around in cardboard vehicles, and a fully loaded photo effects app.

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iPhone:

checkTrakt ($0.99 → Free, 4.7 MB): Keep track of all of your shows with checkTrakt.

You’ll need a trakt.tv account to fully utilize checkTrakt, so make sure to sign up for a free one using the link within the app. You’re then able to add shows to your already watched collection or those you want to see. checkTrakt provides you with the tools to discover new content based on personal recommendations and what is trending, or you can just search for something specific. The app also provides detailed episode information, allows you to share what you’re watching via your favorite social networks, and alerts you when a new episode of your favorite show is about to air. checkTrakt is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Camera Fx8 - Live Effects, Shapes, Overlays & Frames for Photo Editing & Design ($2.99 → Free, 57.4 MB): Apply a bevy of effects, shapes, overlays, and borders to your camera feed in real-time with Camera Fx8.

You’re able to mix and match the hundreds of different effects, shapes, overlays, and borders to create something wholly unique. They can all be applied in real-time, or you can snap a photo and do all of your handiwork after the fact. Photos can be taken using the front or back camera on your iDevice, and you can pinch to zoom in on your subject. When you’re finished, share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, or email. Camera Fx8 - Live Effects, Shapes, Overlays & Frames for Photo Editing & Design is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Universal:

Flick Champions Winter Sports ($0.99 → Free, 79.8 MB): Represent your nation in eight winter sports in this sports arcade game from Chillingo.

You’re able to participate in slalom, skating, ski jumping, ice hockey, curling, biathlon, sledges, and snowball fight events. Each event features a flick-based mechanic to control your character and other elements. You’ll earn experience points for winning events, which will help you unlock 40 different power-ups. The game also includes local multiplayer, daily challenges, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Flick Champions Winter Sports is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 390 ratings.

Color/Space ($0.99 → Free, 2.2 MB): Find out how well you can mix and match your colors in this frantic arcade game.

Your job is to mix the colors at the bottom of the screen in order to get them to match the planets orbiting the big star at the top. The color you need to match is indicated by the springy looking line connected to an orbiting planet, and you can see how your mix is turning out by watching the big star. To mix your colors, just slide your fingers up or down on their circles. As you progress through the game things really start to speed up, so be ready! The game includes six different levels, and leaderboards via Game Center. Color/Space is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Toca Cars ($2.99 → Free, 37.2 MB): Buckle up and drive in this adorable game from Toca Boca.

In the land of Toca Cars there are no rules. Your little ones can simply put their finger to the screen and watch as their car follows it around. The entire environment is made up of 100% recycled cardboard, so crashing into objects will just send them flying around. Oh, except for that annoying little dog that chases the cars around. Your child better watch out for him! The game includes two drivers to choose from, the ability to edit their own world, and a quick restore option. Toca Cars is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 228 ratings.

Crowman & Wolfboy ($1.99 → Free, 132.8 MB): Help Crowman and Wolfboy escape the life-devouring darkness in this atmospheric platformer.

Crowman and Wolfboy run together in tandem all on their own, so it’s up to you to control all of their other movements. You’re able to jump, fly, climb, smash, and change directions via intuitive swipe controls. Try to collect light orbs to push back the darkness while going on the hunt for hidden items. The game includes more than 30 levels, loads of addition content, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Crowman & Wolfboy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

iPad:

InitiativeBoard ($0.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): The perfect companion app for your d20 role playing games like Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons.

InitiativeBoard allows you to track initiative and damage/hit points in your favorite tabletop games, allowing you to drop that pencil and paper entirely. You’re able to customize the markers by adding the names of each player and foe, and then just drag them onto the grid. You’re able to organize your games in up to five campaigns with ten players each. InitiativeBoard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 90 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
checkTrakt
checkTrakt
Tobias Arends
Free
Camera Fx8 - Live Effects, Shapes, Overlays & Frames for Photo Editing & Design
Camera Fx8 - Live Effects, Shapes, Overlays & Frames for Photo Editing & Design
Apalon Apps
Free
Flick Champions Winter Sports
Flick Champions Winter Sports
Chillingo Ltd
Free
Color/Space
Color/Space
Plausible Labs
Free
Toca Cars
Toca Cars
Toca Boca AB
Free
Crowman & Wolfboy
Crowman & Wolfboy
Wither Studios, LLC
Free
InitiativeBoard
InitiativeBoard
Gereon Steffens

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