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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Ronin, Nuts!, Tales From The Dragon Mountain And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Ronin, Nuts!, Tales From The Dragon Mountain And More

May 9, 2014

Take on the role of a samurai and battle your way to victory in Ronin. We also have a game that has you climbing the Infinitree, and a hidden object adventure game from G5 Entertainment.

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iPhone:

Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 145.0 MB): Take a trip with Mina as she travels to her family's estate in Pozoi to defeat an ancient evil spirit in this hidden object adventure game.

Explore 32 fantasy locations just by tapping on indicator icons. On your journey you'll come across 21 puzzles to solve and 10 different mythical creatures. The game also includes six chapters, three difficulty settings, hints, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 100 ratings.

Universal:

Love to Count by Pirate Trio ($3.99 → Free, 14.2 MB): Your child will actually enjoying working on their math skills with this huge collection of mini-games.

Love to Count includes more than 700 math mini-games, which will introduce your child to counting, adding, subtracting, and ordering. A disembodied voice will guide your child through the process, so you can just hand off your iDevice and allow them to work. The game includes the ability to create separate profiles and track statistics along with six different avatars to choose from. Love to Count by Pirate Trio is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Get Water! ($0.99 → Free, 71.6 MB): Help Maya collect clean water in this educational endless distance game.

The local water pump has broken yet again, so Maya is pulled out of class to go fetch some clean water. Maya will take off running all on her own, but it’s up to your child to guide and protect her along the way. They will be required to draw lines across the screen to help her reach the clean water droplets while avoiding the dirty ones. Your child will also have to help her fend off pesky creatures like monkeys, peacocks, and turtles. The game includes 10 different video cutscenes to progress the story and teach your child about the importance of clean water in developing countries. Get Water! is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Arithmetic Invaders: Grade 3 Math Facts ($1.99 → Free, 8.0 MB): Your child must defend the solar system by successfully solving math problems in this educational game.

They're put in control of a laser with numbers attached to it. Your child needs to blast the invader with the matching problem on it. The game includes eight different modes, basic facts about the solar system, and insignia to collect. Arithmetic Invaders: Grade 3 Math Facts is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Nuts!: Infinite Forest Run ($0.99 → Free, 28.2 MB): An endless climbing game where you control Jake, a nimble squirrel, and you must try to get him as high up the Infinitree as possible.

Jake has obstacles like branches, spikes, and ice in his way, and you can avoid them by tilting your device from side to side. You can also collect a variety of power-ups and purchase new ones with the coins you earn during your climb. The game includes more than 40 challenges, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Nuts!: Infinite Forest Run is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16467 ratings.

123 KIDS FUN NUMBERS ($1.99 → Free, 40.7 MB): A collection of fun activities that will help your child learn numbers one through 10.

Your little one can first work their way through the 10 numbered activities. They can then test their knowledge by playing mini-games, which will reward them with colorful prizes and objects for their personal aquarium. The app is also loaded with cheerful animations and positive reinforcement. 123 KIDS FUN NUMBERS is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Rōnin ($0.99 → Free, 92.6 MB): Take on the role of a ronin samurai and battle your way to victory in this side-scroller.

Your samurai will charge into battle all on his own. It’s up to you to control his movements and attacks. You’re able to jump, slide, and swing your sword all with only a single finger. Some of your enemies will need to be taken down in very specific ways, so pay attention to their weak points. You’ll also want to collect wisps along the way, because they allow you to unleash the special powers hidden deep within your samurai. The game includes more than 100 waves of enemies that appear at random, nine skills to unlock, five lands to discover, secondary missions, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Rōnin is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 67 ratings.

Little Boat River Rush ($1.99 → Free, 41.3 MB): Go on a high speed river ride in this arcade game.

You must guide your little boat down the river using two on-screen directional buttons. Try to avoid ramming into the river banks while collecting coins so you can upgrade your boat. Along the way you’ll also come across some crazy obstacles and massive ramps, so be prepared for anything! The game includes more than 100 missions, over 300 maps, iCade and Bladepad support, and leaderboards via Game Center. Little Boat River Rush is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Monki Hide & Seek ($0.99 → Free, 31.3 MB): An entertainment app where your children can play hide and seek with a bunch of fun little animals.

The app includes three worlds to play in, and three different versions of each world. At the beginning of each round, the little animals will scatter and hide behind objects in the environment. Your child must listen for clues and look closely to find them. Where the little animals hide is totally random, so each and every round will be different. The app also includes interactive elements, and a total of six animals to find. Monki Hide & Seek is available for free today only (05/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

iPad:

Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 155.7 MB): Take a trip with Mina as she travels to her family's estate in Pozoi to defeat an ancient evil spirit in this hidden object adventure game.

Explore 32 fantasy locations just by tapping on indicator icons. On your journey you'll come across 21 puzzles to solve and 10 different mythical creatures. The game also includes six chapters, three difficulty settings, hints, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 415 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix (Full)
Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Love to Count by Pirate Trio
Love to Count by Pirate Trio
Next is Great
Free
Get Water!
Get Water!
Decode Global
Free
Arithmetic Invaders: Grade 3 Math Facts
Arithmetic Invaders: Grade 3 Math Facts
@Reks
Free
Nuts!: Infinite Forest Run
Nuts!: Infinite Forest Run
Limbic Software
Free
123 KIDS FUN NUMBERS
123 KIDS FUN NUMBERS
RosMedia
Free
R?nin
R?nin
Bulwark Studios
Free
Little Boat River Rush
Little Boat River Rush
Happymagenta
Free
Monki Hide & Seek
Monki Hide & Seek
Monkimun SL
Free
Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix HD (Full)
Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Strix HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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