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Today’s apps gone free: Video Reverse, Tower Madness 2, Brain Chain and more

Today’s apps gone free: Video Reverse, Tower Madness 2, Brain Chain and more

October 21, 2014

Have a little fun with your boring, everyday videos with Video Reverse. We also have a top-notch tower defense game, and a rhyming puzzle game.

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:

Sugar Roll ($0.99 → Free, 55.6 MB): Escape from Sugar Island in this super sweet platform game. Sugar Roll is for gamers who enjoy insanely colorful puzzle platformers.

There’s a whole lot to see in Sugar Roll. The game is loaded with four worlds, 48 levels, and all kinds of secrete areas to explore. As you roll along on your magic ball, you will need to clear obstacles and take out the cunning animals of Sugar Island. Grab magic lollipops to obtain super powers and make your way out of difficult situations. The game also includes four weather conditions that change up the gameplay.

Sugar Roll is available for free today only (10/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Family Locator – GPS tracker, free messaging ($3.99 → Free, 7.2 MB): Keep tabs on your family members no matter where they are with this navigation app. It’s for parents who want to keep track of and in touch with their children.

Family Locator will help ease your fears. You must first set up a free account and add all of your family members to it. You’re then able to see exactly where they on a map in real-time. Safe and unsafe zones can be defined, which will allow you to receive push notifications when a family member has entered them. The app also includes in-app messaging, alerts for when a family member has left a location, and an invisible mode for parents. Location history is available as an in-app purchase.

Family Locator – GPS tracker, free messaging is available for free today only (10/21). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 107 ratings.

Universal:

[Steps] ($0.99 → Free, 20.8 MB): Take a stroll through a paper world in Steps. It’s for those who are looking for a unique and relaxing experience.

Steps is all about letting go. Just put your fingers to the screen and begin walking through a low-poly paper world. To walk you must tap and drag your fingers, and then watch as the world continues to build up around you. Tilt your iDevice to get a different view of the paper world. If you walk far enough you’ll come across postcards, each of which is a symbol of a period along your journey.

[Steps] is available for free today only (10/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Brain Chain ($0.99 → Free, 16.2 MB): Use your brain to chain two ideas together in this puzzle game. Brain Chain is for those who enjoy rhyming puzzle games.

You’re going to have to think outside the box in this puzzle game. In each round you are presented with a single image that includes two ideas that don’t necessarily go together, but they do rhyme. Try to figure out the two words by using the letters provided to you. If you find yourself stuck, you’re able to employ different types of hints, but they will cost you. You can also tap on the image to get a closer look.

Brain Chain is available for free today only (10/21). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 228 ratings.

Video Reverse ($1.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): Turn your everyday videos into amusing reversed videos with this photography app. It’s for anyone who wants to get the most out of their videos.

This is one of the fastest reversing apps available in the App Store. After launching the app you’ll see all of the videos in your photo library in a scrollable list at the bottom. Select the one you want to reverse or record a new one, and you’ll see a preview at the top. When you’re ready, tap on the video again to reverse it. You can overwrite the original video or save your reversed version as a separate copy.

Video Reverse is available for free today only (10/21). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Tower Madness 2: #1 in Great Strategy TD Games ($1.99 → Free, 73.3 MB): The aliens have returned to turn your beloved sheep into sweaters for their emperor. It’s up to you to stop them by deploying all kinds of weapons in this tower defense game. It’s for anyone who enjoyed the original Tower Madness or any other tower defense game for that matter.

It’s time once again to protect your flock! This time around, however, you have a ton of new and improved weapons at your disposal like flame-throwers, shrink rays, and stun guns. You’re able to place them on the map with a tap and drag, or you can connect your favorite gamepad for a console-like gaming experience. Tower Madness 2 includes 70 maps over seven campaigns, 16 alien enemies, and new characters that will assist you in protecting your sheep.

Tower Madness 2: #1 in Great Strategy TD Games is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2463 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
Sugar Roll
Sugar Roll
Lazaros Vrysis
Free
Family Locator - GPS tracker, free messaging
Family Locator - GPS tracker, free messaging
Sygic a. s.
Free
[Steps]
[Steps]
Haozhe Li
Free
Brain Chain
Brain Chain
James Porter
Free
Video Reverse
Video Reverse
Lucky Clan
Free
Tower Madness 2: #1 in Great Strategy TD Games
Tower Madness 2: #1 in Great Strategy TD Games
Limbic Software

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