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Today’s apps gone free: Nozoku Rush, Virtual City 2, Retype and more

Today’s apps gone free: Nozoku Rush, Virtual City 2, Retype and more

App Bargain Bin
August 25, 2015

Subtract down to zero, build and manage your own paradise, and add stylish text to your photos 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:

Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 136.8 MB): Build and manage your very own paradise in Virtual City 2. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 52 levels in four beautiful locations, 29 mission scenarios, 42 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 12 production changes to master, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Universal:

A Mechanical Story ($0.99 → Free, 172.5 MB): Help Mr. Mechanic fix his robot friend by putting the correct parts in their proper positions in this puzzle game. It’s truly for any puzzle game fanatic.

A Mechanical Story oozes style and charm from the very first puzzle to the last. The object of the game is to pick parts from your tray and put them into the correct positions in order to make them push a single button. The order in which you place your parts is just as important as where they go. The game includes four chapters, 48 perfectly crafted levels, and interactive tutorials that will help guide you through the game.

A Mechanical Story is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Nozoku Rush ($1.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): It’s all about the subtraction action in this numbers-based puzzle game. It’s the perfect game for fans of the matching genre.

Nozoku Rush is one intense matching game. Numbered tiles will stream in from the top of the screen and settle in at the bottom. It’s your job to swipe across the numbered tiles in order to get them to subtract down to zero. Select two matching tiles to earn a zero tile, which can basically be used as a wild card to string together huge combos. Including five or more tiles in a swipe will allow you to clear large swaths of tiles at once. Special tiles will also appear, allowing you to remove entire rows all at once or delay the dropping of new tiles. The game includes two modes, each with an extreme version to really put your math skills to the test. It also includes leaderboards via Game Center.

Nozoku Rush is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

Retype – Typography Photo Editor ($2.99 → Free, 53.0 MB): Add stylish text to your favorite photos with Retype. It’s for those who want to send a message.

Retype will inspire you and those you share your photos with. It allows you to take any photo from your library and turn it into a stylish message. You’re able to choose from countless font, art, and layout combinations with just a tap. Tons of inspiring quotes are included, or you can come up with something unique. The app also allows you to edit your photos, layer fonts, and access the app through an extension.

Retype – Typography Photo Editor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 77 ratings.

iPad:

Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 123.7 MB): Build and manage your very own paradise in Virtual City 2. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 52 levels in four beautiful locations, 29 mission scenarios, 42 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 12 production changes to master, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 163 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
Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort (Full)
Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
A Mechanical Story
A Mechanical Story
SKYFISH STUDIOS LTD
Free
Nozoku Rush
Nozoku Rush
Chaotic Box
Free
Retype - Typography Photo Editor
Retype - Typography Photo Editor
Sumoing Ltd
Free
Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort HD (Full)
Virtual City 2: Paradise Resort HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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