Starseed: Origin is unabashedly retro. Everything from the visuals to the obscene difficulty level hails from gaming’s glory days. You’re able to pilot your ship by placing your finger anywhere on the screen. It’s then up to you to take out all of the enemy ships and asteroids standing in your way before setting your sights on the dreadnoughts. The game rewards you for stringing together combos, so take aim and climb those Game Center leaderboards. Starseed: Origin includes nine ships to unlock, nine chip tunes, and nine dreadnoughts to defeat.
Starseed: Origin is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.
Pocket Drive doesn’t require any setup. Your computer and your iDevice simply need to be on the same network. Your iDevice will show up in your Mac’s finder, and all you have to do is drag and drop files just as you would with any other storage device. Pocket Drive supports almost every file type, allows for unlimited files and subfolders, and includes AirPlay support.
Pocket Drive +, best File Manager is available for free today only (04/02). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.
It will help your child work on their motor skills by requiring them to perform everyday activities like putting apples in a basket, cracking eggs, and planting flowers. There are also three memory games based on the activities in the app. Fiete includes a total of 19 interactive scenes, hand-drawn 2D animations, and atmospheric soundscapes.
Fiete is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 302 ratings.
Your child is presented with a beautifully illustrated and fully interactive island scene. Scroll across it to browse through the activities and tap on one to begin. Activities are spread out across an entire day, allowing your child to do everything from collecting eggs in the morning to milking the cows in the evening. Each scene is intuitive, so there are no instructions required.
Fiete Farm is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.
Go head-to-head with Fiete and try to find matching pairs of cards. You and Fiete will take turns choosing cards, so you will want to pay close attention even while he takes his turn. The game isn’t just about matching identical cards, however. It includes a total of six game types, including trying to find logical relationships in cards and solving calculations.
Fiete Match – best memo / pairs game against a clever sailor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.
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.