We love games like Shades. It’s simple on the surface, but rather difficult once you get going. The idea is to drag the falling blocks into position in order to create rows of the same color, which will remove them from the board. Things really get interesting when you stack blocks of the same color, as they will get darker in shade. This gameplay element creates some sticky situations, but also allows you to create cascading combos. Shades includes four color schemes to choose from.
Shades: A Simple Puzzle Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7543 ratings.
Outland is a collection of 20 time-lapse videos that will take you on a space journey. The collection includes everything from the winds of Jupiter to the ISS flying over Earth to the liftoff of ExoMars 2016. Each time-lapse video includes serene background music, a short description, and a date and time overlay. It’s best if you can hook your device up to your TV to truly enjoy the experience.
Outland – Space Journey is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.
It will randomly generate a melody, and you must correctly play it back to earn points. If you didn’t catch it the first time around, you can play the melody again. The app is designed for all musicians, no matter if you’re a beginner or professional, since you can customize the experience to your level.
goodEar Melodies – Ear Training is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.
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All it takes is 10 minutes a day to relax, reduce stress, sleep better, sharpen your mind, and improve your relationships. The app includes daily meditations along with a vast selection of guided meditations to help you deal with specific issues like weight loss, insomnia, anxiety, and more. The best part is, you’re able to find your zen anytime, anywhere since your progress can be synced across your iPhone, iPad, and computer.
OMG. I Can Meditate ! Meditation & Mindfulness App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 766 ratings.
They’re able to explore the arctic all on their own from the land to the ocean. The app includes three types of arctic environments to explore: tundra, taiga, and ocean. Along the way they’ll learn about more than 30 arctic animals and the food they eat, and go on the hunt for hundreds of interactive elements. The app also includes four robust puzzles to piece together.
MarcoPolo Arctic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.
Whoowasit is a digital adaptation of the children’s game of the year by author Reiner Knizia. The king’s castle is being threatened by an evil wizard, and only the king’s magical ring can protect it. But the ring has gone missing, so you must help the children of the castle find the thief before it’s too late. The game requires teamwork and deduction skills along with a little bit of luck. It can be played with up to four players at the same time.
Whoowasit? – Children’s game of the year 2008 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 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.
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