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Today’s apps gone free: Sputnik Eyes, Sol Invictus, Shark Puzzles and more

Today’s apps gone free: Sputnik Eyes, Sol Invictus, Shark Puzzles and more

App Bargain Bin
March 16, 2016

Help little robots explore planets, enjoy a rich sci-fi story, and put together shark puzzles 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.

Universal:

Calculator 2.0 ($0.99 → Free, 9.2 MB): Crunch numbers like you mean it with Calculator 2.0. It’s for anyone who doesn’t have a calculator app for iPad.

You’re able to see both the numbers you input and their results in real-time. Calculations can be entered in portrait and landscape orientation without compromising functionality. You can assign variables, edit calculations via touch or navigation keys, and access previous calculations via history tape. The app also includes 30 scientific functions, the ability to lock orientation, and autocompletion of closing parentheses.

Calculator 2.0 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 114 ratings.

Sol Invictus – Sequel to Interactive SciFi Gamebook Heavy Metal Thunder ($3.99 → Free, 162.1 MB): The follow-up to the award-winning gamebook, Heavy Metal Thunder. It’s perfect for fans of choose-your-own-adventure books.

Sol Invictus not only delivers an epic sci-fi storyline from acclaimed science fiction writer Kyle B. Stiff, it also features original artwork from renowned illustrator Marc Gonzalez. This new tale picks up where the original left off. You and your teammates will lead a system-wide uprising against humanity’s oppressors. Each decision you make has major consequences, allowing for a rich and branching narrative.

Sol Invictus – Sequel to Interactive SciFi Gamebook Heavy Metal Thunder is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Sputnik Eyes ($1.99 → Free, 48.6 MB): Help your little robotic companions explore every last planet in Sputnik Eyes. It’s for fans of logic-based puzzle games.

Sputnik Eyes takes you on a journey across space. Your objective is to slide robots around on paths in order to get them to reach their matching positions on the planet. Some of the paths can only be traveled on in one direction while others can only be traveled on by robots of a specific color. No position can be occupied by two robots at once, so you’ll need to slide them all around in order to achieve your goal. The game includes a total of 60 handmade levels.

Sputnik Eyes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Video Crop & Zoom – dynamic crop, zoom, and rotation in your videos ($1.99 → Free, 15.1 MB): Crop, rotate, and zoom in on your videos with Video Crop and Zoom. It’s a handy tool for all iPhoneographers.

Video Crop and Zoom will help you fix poorly staged videos. If you want to get things over with quickly, simply choose one of the many built-in constraints. If there’s something you want to focus on or cut out of your video, tap on it to bring up the manual editor. The manual editor allows you to freely pinch, pull, and rotate your fingers to crop your video. Finished projects can be saved back to the camera roll or shared via email.

Video Crop & Zoom – dynamic crop, zoom, and rotation in your videos is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

Shark Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Collection ($1.99 → Free, 53.1 MB): Put together spectacular nature puzzles in Shark Puzzles. It’s for the whole family.

You won’t be able to resist the wonder of this jigsaw puzzle game. Each of the 44 jigsaw puzzles features a breathtaking shark photo to reconstruct. The jigsaw puzzles can be broken up into as few as four pieces and as many as 24. You’re also able to choose whether or not you want a colored background and outline hints. What more could you ask for?

Shark Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Collection is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 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
Sol Invictus – Sequel to Interactive SciFi Gamebook Heavy Metal Thunder
Sol Invictus – Sequel to Interactive SciFi Gamebook Heavy Metal Thunder
Cubus Games
Free
Calculator 2.0
Calculator 2.0
Game Space, Inc.
Free
Sputnik Eyes
Sputnik Eyes
Shelly Alon
Free
Video Crop & Zoom - dynamic crop, zoom, and rotation in your videos
Video Crop & Zoom - dynamic crop, zoom, and rotation in your videos
Francis Bonnin
Free
Shark Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Collection
Shark Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Collection
Eggroll Games LLC

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