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Apps That
Went Free on
2020-03-24

Reduce snoring and get a better night’s sleep, save the kingdom, and travel through an enchanted forest with today’s collection of apps and games.

Buddy & Me: Dream Edition
iPhone
iPad
Buddy & Me: Dream Edition

Buddy & Me: Dream Edition

Sunbreak Games, LLC

Dash through a never-ending enchanted forest in Buddy & Me.

Everyone from children to adults.

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

Buddy & Me oozes style and charm. Play as a young boy who returns to the same dream to hang out with his floppy-eared best friend, Buddy. Run, jump, bounce, glide, and fly through the enchanted forest collecting stars and avoiding obstacles. Buddy and other adorable creatures will come to your aid when you fall or need to traverse large chasms. The game includes randomly generated levels, loads of unlockable content, and online leaderboards.

You enjoy platformers.

You’re not interested in the genre.

Arcane Tower
iPhone
iPad
Arcane Tower

Arcane Tower

Diego Cathalifaud

Put an end to the evil terrorizing the lands in Arcane Tower.

Fans of roguelike games.

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

The Arcane Tower holds the power to defeat all evil in the kingdom. As a lone brave wizard, it’s up to you to take up arms and storm the tower to bring peace to the land. Swipe to move from tile to tile, and tackle enemies to attack them. Runes randomly litter the rooms, and you can swipe to bump into them to obtain their powers. Keep in mind that you’re only allowed to grab up to three runes in each room. Reach the stairs to move on to the next room. The game includes randomly generated maps, daily challenges, and the ability to watch replays of the top players.

You’re looking for a game with some replay value.

You’re not a fan of the genre.

Heads Up!
iPhone
iPad
Heads Up!

Heads Up!

Warner Bros.

Take family time to the next level with Heads Up!

Those looking for a party game to play.

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

Heads Up! will have no problem getting any party started. This hilarious guessing game can be played with a single friend or one hundred. All you have to do is split up into teams and then pick a category. The game starts when you put your iDevice up to your forehead facing your team, and you have 60 seconds to guess what’s on each card based on the clues your teammates provide. If you guess correctly, tilt your iDevice down to score it. If you want to pass, tilt it up. After each round you’re able to see your final score. The game includes seven categories to choose from, with additional categories available via in-app purchase.

You want to get the family together.

You want extra content. It’s only available via in-app purchase.

Power Grounds
iPhone
iPad
Power Grounds

Power Grounds

Diego Cathalifaud

Escape from a magic temple in Power Grounds.

Fans of strategy games.

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

In Power Grounds, every move is a matter of life and death. Swipe to move across the temple floor and activate different magical powers. As you move, so do your enemies. Tap to cast a spell while over a power tile and destroy your enemies before they’re able to attack. The game includes randomly generated maps, an endless arena mode, and online leaderboards.

You’re fond of indie games with high replayability.

You prefer AAA games.

Amber Halls
iPhone
iPad
Amber Halls

Amber Halls

Diego Cathalifaud

Outwit dangerous monsters in Amber Halls.

Fans of puzzle games and roguelikes.

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

Amber Halls is a mix of roguelike and sokoban. Swipe to move around the halls and tap to attack your enemies. Try to avoid being cornered because your enemies move as you move. You’re able to take artifacts and treasures with you from hall to hall in order to improve your odds of survival. Collect the gems to climb the leaderboards. The game also includes daily quests.

You enjoy competing for high scores.

You’re not into indie games.

Dr. PetPlay
iPad
Dr. PetPlay

Dr. PetPlay

Brent Engels

Play doctor and give your toy animals a checkup with Dr. PetPlay.

Parents.

FREE ($2.99) For a limited time FREE ($2.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Dr. PetPlay is the type of app you only wish you had when you were a kid. It allows your little ones to play doctor with their stuffed animals. They’re able to accept all kinds of patients, ranging from kittens to dinosaurs, and do complete checkups on them. They can take profile photos, check temperatures, view x-rays, and record their weight and other properties. Patient records can be saved for follow-ups down the road. Just hand that iPad off and let your child’s imagination run wild.

You have a young child who needs to be entertained.

You’re not a parent.

SnoreGym : Reduce Your Snoring
iPhone
iPad
SnoreGym : Reduce Your Snoring

SnoreGym : Reduce Your Snoring

Reviva Softworks Ltd

Reduce snoring with SnoreGym.

Those who snore or have to live with someone who does.

$2.99 $2.99
Why we picked this?

One of the main causes of snoring is weak muscles in the mouth area. SnoreGym can help get snoring under control by working out your tongue, soft palate, cheek, and jaw muscles. Each exercise includes detailed instructions, easy to follow animations, and helpful tips. It’s recommended that you perform the workouts for at least 10 minutes each day for eight or more weeks. SnoreGym also includes progress tracking and the ability to sync with SnoreLab, the developer’s popular snore tracking app.

You want better sleep quality for yourself and your bed partner.

You’re already a quiet sleeper.

5th Grade Reading
iPhone
iPad
5th Grade Reading

5th Grade Reading

Peekaboo Studios LLC

Improve reading comprehension skills with 5th Grade Reading.

Parents and teachers.

$2.99 $2.99
Why we picked this?

5th Grade Reading allows children to learn anywhere. It features an assortment of stories and historical texts that can be read through at any pace. At the end of each passage your child will be asked a series of questions to find out how well they understood what they read. The results can be reviewed and shared via email. The app also includes support for multiple children or students, and password protection.

You have a 5th grader.

Your child is outside of the age range.

Breathing Zone
iPhone
iPad
Breathing Zone

Breathing Zone

Breathing Zone

Relax your mind and body in as little as five minutes with these doctor recommended breathing exercises.

Anyone who has anxiety or high blood pressure.

$3.99 $3.99
Why we picked this?

Breathing Zone comes highly recommended today because it won’t chew up a lot of your time. All you need is five minutes. Set your target breathing rate and let Breathing Zone guide you through the process. You're able to follow along with six different guide sounds and either a female or male voice. You can also choose from six different visual guides. Before you know it, you'll be in a perfectly relaxed state! The app includes landscape support, a breath analyzer that utilizes your microphone, timed sessions from five to 60 minutes, and weekly targets to achieve.

You find it difficult to relax in your current environment. Its simple interface will help you achieve a totally zen state in no time. It has even been proven to lower blood pressure!

You need a ton of variety in your sounds and visuals.

Wildfulness: Meditate & Relax
iPhone
iPad
Wildfulness: Meditate & Relax

Wildfulness: Meditate & Relax

Wild Ventures

Unwind with sounds and scenes from nature with Wildfulness.

Anyone who needs to relax.

$2.99 $2.99
Why we picked this?

Wildfulness allows you to spend some time among the trees. It includes 10 animated and beautifully hand drawn scenes to choose from. The high quality 3-D soundscapes provide a truly immersive experience. You’ll have no issue finding something for every mood. The app also includes a handy timer, and HealthKit integration.

You’re frequently stressed and need a way to block out the world. Just grab some headphones and enjoy.

You prefer white noise over the sounds of nature.