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Today’s apps gone free: Cradle of Egypt, NFL Quarterback 15, Alertic and more

Today’s apps gone free: Cradle of Egypt, NFL Quarterback 15, Alertic and more

App Bargain Bin
February 27, 2015

Become a pharaoh, quarterback, kicker, juggler, science wizard, and weather expert with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

Juggle: Pocket Machine ($0.99 → Free, 10.4 MB): This juggling machine fits right into your pocket. It will help you work on your hand-eye coordination wherever you go.

The game features three modes, all of which require you to keep the colored disks in the air by bouncing them off your laser bumper. Disks are constantly being added to the mix, so try to keep as many on the screen as possible to earn bonus points. The game also includes a fantastic retro-inspired look, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Juggle: Pocket Machine is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 110 ratings.

Alertic – Weather Alerts ($0.99 → Free, 684.2 KB): Alertic ensures you’ll never be surprised by an unexpected weather event. It’s an ideal companion app for weather fanatics.

Alertic helps you stay on top of the weather in a variety of ways. You’re able to add as many locations as you like with a downward swipe. Each location will appear is a colored card with basic information. Tap on a card to bring up more detailed data. Swipe up on the screen to bring up the settings menu, where you can toggle all kinds of different notifications on and off including precipitation, wind speed changes, temperature changes, low visibility, and sunrise and sunset. Alertic utilizes Forecast.io for weather data.

Alertic – Weather Alerts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Universal:

NFL Kicker 15 ($0.99 → Free, 58.6 MB): Step on to the field and blast footballs through the goal posts in NFL Kicker 15. It’s for any NFL fan who enjoys a good arcade game.

Pick your favorite NFL team, customize your jersey, and prepare for a kickoff of epic proportions. You’re able to choose from three different modes, each offering its own unique challenge. You’ll be tasked with kicking into the wind from various distances, nailing targets between the posts, and punting the ball into the corner. To kick the ball, quickly swipe up. You can control the ball while it’s in the air with horizontal swipes. Make sure to take the wind into account, because it will grab hold of your ball at high speeds and destroy your multiplier. The game includes all 32 official NFL teams, and the ability to level up your skills.

NFL Kicker 15 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 152 ratings.

NFL Quarterback 15 ($0.99 → Free, 62.0 MB): Take the field as the quarterback of your favorite NFL team in this sports arcade game. It’s for sports fans who prefer competing for high scores over simulation gameplay.

The latest entry in the NFL Quarterback series provides you with more control than ever before. Like previous iterations, you’re tasked with hitting open wide receivers in stride in order to score touchdowns. To do so, simply swipe up on the screen to toss a pass in your receiver’s general direction. You’re able to adjust the ball while it’s in the air with horizontal swipes. Defenders will attempt to sack you and go after the ball, so be ready for anything. This year, however, you’re able to utilize a variety of power-ups and switch between receivers to make the perfect play.

NFL Quarterback 15 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 597 ratings.

The Fourth Dimension ($2.99 → Free, 5.4 MB): This stunning interactive book explains the fourth dimension. It’s for anyone with a curious mind.

The Fourth Dimension will blow you away. Not just the mathematical idea, but the app itself. It takes you on a 30 page journey that starts at dimension zero and works towards the fourth dimension. Each page includes detailed yet engaging text and interactive models that will help you easily grasp the concept.

The Fourth Dimension is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 366 ratings.

iPad:

Cradle of Egypt (Premium) ($4.99 → Free, 214.4 MB): Restore the legendary civilization of ancient Egypt and reclaim the title of pharaoh in this puzzle game. It’s for gamers who enjoy both matching and city building.

Cradle of Egypt takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the lands of the pharaohs. In order to complete a level, you must break all of the marble tablets beneath the tiles. To do so, simply create matches of three or more with a swipe. When matched, some tiles will provide you with resources while others will provide you with gold coins. The resources and coins can be used to build up your new city. The game includes 100 levels, original mini-games, a challenging timed mode, and a casual relaxed mode.

Cradle of Egypt (Premium) is available for free today only (02/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 68 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
Juggle: Pocket Machine
Juggle: Pocket Machine
Yegor Trukhin
Free
Alertic - Weather Alerts
Alertic - Weather Alerts
Adam Hayek
Free
NFL Quarterback 15
NFL Quarterback 15
Full Fat
Free
NFL Kicker 15
NFL Kicker 15
Full Fat
Free
The Fourth Dimension
The Fourth Dimension
Drew Olbrich
Free
Cradle of Egypt (Premium)
Cradle of Egypt (Premium)
Awem Studio

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