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Today’s apps gone free: The Island: Castaway 2, Next, Makanim and more

Today’s apps gone free: The Island: Castaway 2, Next, Makanim and more

January 7, 2015

It’s gameday in today’s AppsGoneFree! Explore a picturesque island in The Island: Castaway 2. Count as quickly as you can in Next. Keep a steady hand in Circle Electro.

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iPhone:

Circle Electro ($0.99 → Free, 19.2 MB): Guide Chuck down electric lines without ever touching them in this arcade game. It’s for those who enjoy trying their hand at those classic electric wire amusement park games.

You’ll need a steady hand and some patience to complete Circle Electro. Tilt your iDevice from side to side to keep Chuck off of the lines. Tap behind him to expand his body to avoid enemies and collect items. The game includes 40 levels, an unlockable arcade mode, and a secondary touch control option.

Circle Electro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 135 ratings.

The Island: Castaway 2® (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 262.7 MB): This is the second installment of G5’s fascinating and mysterious simulation game. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

The Island: Castaway 2 takes place before the original castaways landed on the island. This time around it’s just you that has been stranded on the picturesque island, or at least so you thought. Your task is to unlock its secrets and become the “New Man” of the tribe. You’ll have to learn to fish, harvest, cook, craft arrows, cut trees, and even practice sorcery to survive. The game includes 300 quests to solve, 16 engaging characters to interact with, 28 rarities to collect, and 11 recipes to master.

The Island: Castaway 2® (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 87 ratings.

Universal:

Makanim – Multi-touch Generative Art ($2.99 → Free, 5.1 MB): This generative art app will provide you with pure visual stimulation. It’s for those who are after some mindless fun.

Makanim puts your fingers to work. You’re able to choose from one of 96 presets (depending on your iDevice). Then start dragging your fingers all over the screen to create crazy animations. Each of the presets can also be customized with different shapes, colors, patterns, and speeds. The app includes 33 colors, 48 shapes, 10 animation modes and patterns, the ability to snap a screenshot, and TV-out support.

Makanim – Multi-touch Generative Art is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

Next – Numbers ($1.99 → Free, 15.8 MB): Train your brain by going on the hunt for numbers in this fast-paced arcade game. It’s ideal for anyone interested in improving concentration, speed, and visual memory.

Next requires your complete and utter attention. All you have to do is tap numbers in their correct order as quickly as you can. The difficulty is that the numbers are spread out across a complicated and completely random grid. The game includes two modes, with one requiring you to find all of the numbers at your own pace and the other having you race against the clock. Both allow you to utilize power-ups in case you find yourself stuck.

Next – Numbers is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 106 ratings.

iPad:

The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 436.1 MB): This is the second installment of G5’s fascinating and mysterious simulation game. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

The Island: Castaway 2 takes place before the original castaways landed on the island. This time around it’s just you that has been stranded on the picturesque island, or at least so you thought. Your task is to unlock its secrets and become the “New Man” of the tribe. You’ll have to learn to fish, harvest, cook, craft arrows, cut trees, and even practice sorcery to survive. The game includes 300 quests to solve, 16 engaging characters to interact with, 28 rarities to collect, and 11 recipes to master.

The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 59 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.

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  • 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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
Circle Electro
Circle Electro
jpdvdg.com
Free
The Island: Castaway 2® (Full)
The Island: Castaway 2® (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Makanim - Multi-touch Generative Art
Makanim - Multi-touch Generative Art
Appakabar
Free
Next - Numbers
Next - Numbers
Vito Technology Inc.
Free
The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full)
The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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