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Today’s apps gone free: Polarity, Tennis in the Face, FinkYou and more

Today’s apps gone free: Polarity, Tennis in the Face, FinkYou and more

November 8, 2014

Go on a first-person puzzling adventure in Polarity. We also have a physics-based puzzle game that has you smashing tennis balls into faces, and an app that allows you to slap text and badges over photos.

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Universal:

Tennis in the Face ($0.99 → Free, 38.7 MB): Help Pete Pagassi save the city from an evil energy drink corporation using only a racket and tennis balls in this physics-based puzzle game. It’s for anyone who enjoys Angry Birds-style gameplay.

Tennis in the Face cranks the absurdity level up to 11. Aim your shot by sliding your finger around the screen and release to smash your tennis balls through the air. The idea is to try to bounce the balls off of walls to reach your targets while using as few as possible. Your targets are robots, policeman, and evil clowns, and they all feature some pretty hilarious rag doll physics. You’re also able to set off chain reactions by aiming at heavy objects, exploding crates, and other wacky items. Tennis in the Face is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Pure Pinball ($1.99 → Free, 53.6 MB): Prepare yourself for a Pure Pinball experience with the epic T-Rex Savage table. This arcade game was designed for any and every pinball fanatic.

Everyone loves Pinball, and this table is so pure it’s epic. It’s loaded with jackpots, special rewards, combo shots, and even a crazy multi-ball mode. The built-in manual allows you to quickly see exactly where you need to aim your steel ball and how to control the table so you can jump right in. Pure Pinball is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 558 ratings.

The Frog and Fish storybook – the interactive nursery rhyme for children ($3.99 → Free, 40.8 MB): This interactive storybook tells the tale of two little sea creatures who thought they were brothers. It’s great for parents with young children.

The Frog and Fish reinforces the idea that family bonds are stronger than any differences. Your child is able to enjoy the rhyming tale on their own or they can listen to the professional narration. Each word is highlighted as it is read, making it easy for them to follow along. The pages are loaded with interactive elements and sound effects, helping to keep your child engaged. There’s also a fun song at the end of the storybook for you child to sing along to. The Frog and Fish storybook – the interactive nursery rhyme for children is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

FinkYou – Easily Add Text and Badges on Your Photos and Images ($1.99 → Free, 43.4 MB): Slap some text and badges over your favorite photos with FinkYou. It’s for anyone who is looking for a quick way to enhance their photos.

Adding text and badges to your photos has never been easier. You’re able to take a new photo from within the app, or tap into Facebook, Instagram, or your local library. Then add as many layers of custom text and badges as you want to personalize your photo. Your text and badges can be placed anywhere, resized, and colored however you wish. The app includes 50 popular fonts and 24 badges to choose from. Additional fonts and badges are available via in-app purchase. FinkYou – Easily Add Text and Badges on Your Photos and Images is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Polarity Game ($0.99 → Free, 104.8 MB): A first-person puzzling adventure. It’s for anyone who enjoyed Portal.

Polarity has you running, jumping, and inverting your way into the heart of a system to steal data for your clients. The game starts out a little slow in order to introduce you to the basic concepts of inverting polarity and data collection. But once you get going, you’ll see the resemblance to Portal. The first-person view makes the puzzles all the more fun and complex. Polarity Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 7 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:

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  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
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