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Apps That
Went Free on
2020-03-21

Search for paranormal hot spots, solve math problems, and blend colors together with today’s collection of apps and games.

Compound Word Match
iPhone
iPad
Compound Word Match

Compound Word Match

Winning Words LLC

A memory matching game that focuses on compound words.

Parents and teachers.

FREE ($0.99) For a limited time FREE ($0.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Compound Word Match is like every other memory matching game you’ve played before, but with a little twist. Instead of matching images, you’re required to create compound words. Games can be played with up to four separate players locally. You’re also able to choose from four different board sizes and three difficulty levels.

You want to work on your vocabulary. It’s great for everyone from children to adults.

You have a toddler.

Double Letter Match
iPhone
iPad
Double Letter Match

Double Letter Match

Winning Words LLC

A memory matching game that focuses on words with consecutive letters.

Parents and teachers.

FREE ($0.99) For a limited time FREE ($0.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Double Letter Match is like every other memory matching game you’ve played before, but with a little twist. Instead of matching images, you’re required to match the beginning of the word with its end. Games can be played with up to four separate players locally. You’re also able to choose from four different board sizes and three difficulty levels.

You want to work on your vocabulary. It’s great for everyone from children to adults.

You want more. The app solely focuses on words with consecutive letters. You won’t find any other options here.

'Normal Club
iPhone
iPad
'Normal Club

'Normal Club

Cubus Games

Explore a town in search of paranormal hot spots in ‘Normal Club.

Fans of adventure.

FREE ($1.99) For a limited time FREE ($1.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

‘Normal Club is an adventure game and a storybook all wrapped into one. Choose three members from the West C. High School Paranormal Investigation Club and head out to find paranormal hotspots in the town of Buckcreek. For the story to unfold, you’ll have to make big decisions, overcome challenges, and collect the right clues. ‘Normal Club also includes comic-like illustrations, binaural audio, and hundreds of possible choices.

You’ve always been fond of choose your own adventure books.

You’re not interested in the story. It’s part of the game.

Colorcube
iPhone
iPad
Colorcube

Colorcube

Next Apps BVBA

Rotate pieces and blend their colors in Colorcube.

Gamers who want to destress.

FREE ($1.99) For a limited time FREE ($1.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Colorcube provides a relaxing experience focused on experimentation. In each level, you’re given an image to recreate. Select the pieces you need to solve the puzzle, and rotate them into position. Colors can be changed with a tap, and overlapping pieces will blend their colors. The game includes more than 250 handcrafted levels.

You want to complete challenging puzzles without any pressure. It’s void of timers and move counters.

You prefer the thrill of competition.

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
iPhone
iPad
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Capybara Games Inc.

Play the hero in Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery.

Fans of adventure games.

$3.99 $3.99
Why we picked this?

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery is an action adventure game like no other. It places an emphasis on audiovisual style to guide you through a mythic little realm affected by real world moon phases. Take out your sword to do battle and evoke sworcery to solve musical mysteries. You're able to share your unique experiences as a wandering warrior monk on her woeful errand via Twitter.

You want to experience something completely different. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery features an entire album’s worth of original music to accompany the gameplay.

You prefer action games.

Windy White Noise Sleep Sounds
iPhone
iPad
Windy White Noise Sleep Sounds

Windy White Noise Sleep Sounds

Franz Bruckhoff

Block out the world with the sound of wind with Windy.

Those who have enjoyed any of Taptanium’s other relaxation apps like Away, Sunny, and Thunderspace.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Windy combines natural wind recordings with stunning artwork to help you sleep, relax, study, or meditate. It utilizes stereoscopic 3D audio that’s optimized for headphones, so you can drift off into your own little world. The six natural wind recordings can be mixed with rain, river sounds, birds, and crickets. There’s also a whimsical story embedded within the app, allowing you to follow Windy on her journey to breathtaking locations.

You find the outside world to be a distraction. The calming sounds will put you at peace.

You’re interested in different sounds of nature. This one is focused on wind.

3D Anatomy
iPhone
iPad
3D Anatomy

3D Anatomy

Education Mobile

Get a visual overview of the human anatomy with 3D Anatomy.

Professionals can use it for the occasional reminder while students can use it as an aid.

$3.99 $3.99
Why we picked this?

3D Anatomy includes interactive models for all the bones, ligaments, muscles, arteries, and veins in your body along with the nervous, respiratory, and urinary systems. You’re able to hear audio pronunciations for all anatomy terms, and test your knowledge with location quizzes. Layers of muscles can be slowly peeled away, and you can save the different views for later use.

You’re a physician or studying to be one. It helps explain every condition, ailment, and injury.

You’re not a part of the medical field.

Goodgurl Stickers: Aminals
iPhone
iPad
Goodgurl Stickers: Aminals

Goodgurl Stickers: Aminals

Ronnie Nguyen

Share cute puppy stickers with Goodgurl.

Those who love to chat.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Goodgurl is from the same developer behind the Goodboi and Party Animal sticker packs. In this collection you’ll find more than 46 animated puppy stickers to share with friends and family. It has everything from puppies reading and doing good work to begging and complimenting you.

You’re a sticker collector.

You’re just not very social.

Fiete Math Climber
iPhone
iPad
Fiete Math Climber

Fiete Math Climber

Ahoiii Entertainment

Climb the stairs by solving math problems in Fiete Math Climber.

Parents and teachers.

$0.99 $0.99
Why we picked this?

Fiete Math Climber will help improve your child’s math skills. With each correct answer, they’ll cause Fiete to jump further up the stairs and collect coins. An incorrect answer will cause Fiete to step down. The coins can be used to unlock other adorable characters. Behind the scenes, Fiete Math Climber’s algorithm is identifying where your child is struggling and creates targeted sets of tasks. Your child is able to adjust the difficulty level at any time by tapping on their character. Fiete Math Climber also includes support for multiple users, full stat tracking, and the ability to select different pre-configured exercises.

You have a child between the ages of five and 10.

Your child isn’t within the age range.

Highwind
iPhone
iPad
Highwind

Highwind

Selva Interactive

Travel to different dimensions to destroy enemy planes in Highwind.

Fans of arcade shooters.

$0.99 $0.99
Why we picked this?

Highwind delivers a fun twist on the vertical shooter genre. You’re put in control of a paper airplane that’s set to autopilot. Tap the right side of the screen to rain fire upon your enemies and tap the left to activate your shields. Gauges on each side of the screen indicate how much power remains for each ability. As you progress, you’ll be able to purchase upgrades and new planes. The game includes five game type variations and three mini-games, making each play through a unique experience.

You’re in the market for a different kind of shooter.

You prefer casual games.

Minibudget Pro - Managing on a low budget
iPhone
Minibudget Pro - Managing on a low budget

Minibudget Pro - Managing on a low budget

SuperDG Inc.

Track your expenses with Minibudget.

Anyone interested in improving their finances.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Minibudget is all about speed and efficiency, helping tackle your finances without getting in the way. Simply set a budget and start recording your transactions. Transactions can be added with a swipe down on the tape, and you’re able to categorize them with icons. The app keeps a running list of all of your transactions, and you can view them in chart form. The app also includes password protection and Touch ID support.

You struggle with sticking with a budget.

You only have an iPad. The app was designed for iPhone.