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Contra: Evolution: One of the most iconic shooter games gets an iOS update and new life

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Horn:  Epic RPG that Plays like Infinity Blade Meets The Legend of Zelda

Gone Free! Horn!

 

Editor’s Picks

App Chronicles features excellent free apps everyday, but there are some apps we like a lot more than others. These apps are those rare, must-have apps that will wow you with their quality. For that our editor gives them the mark of approval. Here are the top apps featured this week that are still free. Be sure to pick them up before the weekend is over. You just never know when their prices suddenly spike up!

[ Free Again ] Kid Tripp: It’s Like Super Mario Bros, But You can’t Stop Running Forward


Editor’s Pick: Kid Tripp

Kid Tripp (4.5 stars with 303 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99Free for a limited time

 

Have you ever tried to play Super Mario Bros. with the running button pressed down at all times? That is exactly how you would feel when you start playing Kid Tripp.

Kid Tripp plays like the original Super Mario Bros., except that you are running forward at all times. Jump over bottomless pits, hop on enemies or throw rocks to knock them out, collect coins, and reach the goal, while running forward at all times. It isn’t easy, so be prepared to try dozens of…(Read More)

[ Free Again ] Knights of Paper and Pen: Paper and Pen Tabletop RPG in your Pocket


Editor’s Pick: Knights of Pen & Paper

Knights of Pen & Paper (4.5 stars with 2765 Ratings)
Universal App
$2.99Free for a limited time

 

Old school RPG players should love today’s Universal app. It is called Knights of Pen and Paper, and it combines the old school paper and pen style tabletop RPG with retro 8 bit graphics.

In Knights of Pen and Paper, you are thrown into an old school paper and pen role playing game on the dinner table. The dungeon master narrates events, quests, and various plot twists while the band of adventurers take on quests to advance the story. You get to guide up to 5 adventurers with…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Horn: Epic RPG that Plays like Infinity Blade Meets The Legend of Zelda


Editor’s Pick: Horn™

Horn™ (3.5 stars with 2263 Ratings)
Universal App
$6.99Free for a limited time

 

We gave the epic RPG Horn a 5 stars out of 5 in our review back in 2012, praising the game for its spectacular graphics, story, and game design. Today you can get Horn for free!

Commonly described as “Infinity Blade meets The Legend of Zelda,” Horn combines an open world RPG like The Legend of Zelda with the combat gameplay of Infinity Blade. It uses the Unreal engine, so expect spectacular graphics on your iPhone or iPad. Join the young blacksmith’s apprentice, Horn, as he explores…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] EPOCH.2: Grab this Top Notch Shooter for Free from IGN via Redeemable Codes

Editor’s Pick: EPOCH.2

EPOCH.2 (4.5 stars with 763 Ratings)
Universal App
Get Free Promocodes provided by IGN

Please Note: To get this game for free, you must go to IGN’s page to get a promocode for Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame. Offer available in the USA, UK, and 40 other countries.

Today we have a very special offer. EPOCH.2 is a highly stylized action shooter that’s free via promo codes from the fine folks at IGN.

Normally $4.99, you can snatch up EPOCH.2 for free and enjoy some wonderfully detailed action gaming. You play EPOCH, a robot who is programmed to protect one person, and you’re on a journey to find her. However, you’ll have to trek across a post-apocalyptic world filled…(Read More)


[ Free Again ] Tiny Thief: Rovio Star’s Cute Stealthy Adventure


Editor’s Pick: Tiny Thief

Tiny Thief (4.5 stars with 8703 Ratings)
Universal App
$2.99 Free

 

Tiny Thief is a puzzle adventure game published by Rovio Star, the maker of Angry Birds.

In Tiny Thief, your goal is to steal an object in each level without getting seen. Grab that big fish in the market with a fishing pole from above. Hide in the haystack and grab that pumpkin when the…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf: Enjoy a Gamebook RPG Experience Unlike Any Other You’ve Seen


Editor’s Pick: Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf

Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf (4 stars with 1242 Ratings)
Universal App
$4.99Free for a limited time

 

Game book experiences are fun, but they tend to lack anything outside of text with the occasional option to make a choice of your own. However, one would not expect what they get with today’s app, Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf.

This gamebook bucks the trend of others in its genre by giving you a full-fledged RPG filled with intense graphics coupled with intense action. You’re given an intricate story that appears to play out over text on a page, but then things change when the combat comes to light and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock: The Popular alarm clock that works based on your body’s sleep cycle

sleepcycle

Sleep Cycle alarm clock (4.5 stars with 66420 Ratings)
iPhone App

$0.99 Get Free Promocodes via Starbucks

 

Please Note: This is an offer from Starbucks that is available only on the US App Store. To get this app for free, you must follow this link to redeem the app via a promocode, or follow the link on your Starbucks app to get a promocode.

Tracking sleep habits has become a very popular thing to do. Sleep is important, and seeing how well we are sleeping can help us make the necessary changes we need in order to live a more healthy life. The popular Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock is one such app that can help with that.

Sleep Cycle is free via Starbucks promotional code, and you’re going to want to check it out. The app will monitor your movement while sleeping by using the accelerometer in your iPhone. The app then helps you find the best time in which to wake you up based on your sleep cycle pattern, all within a 30 minute…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Prince of Persia The Shadow and the Flame: Grab Ubisoft’s Popular Platform Adventure Game Free with Redeemable Codes from IGN

Editor’s Pick: Prince of Persia® The Shadow and the Flame

Prince of Persia® The Shadow and the Flame (4 stars with 237 Ratings)
Universal App
Get Free Promocodes provided by IGN

Please Note: To get this game for free, you must go to IGN’s page to get a promocode for Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame. Offer available in the USA, UK, and 40 other countries.

The Prince of Persia game series has been popular for a long time, and today one of its iOS offerings has gone free by way of the folks at IGN with a promo code. This one is called Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame.

In this iteration, everything takes place after the events of Prince of Persia Classic. The saga continues as you wander the lands and seek out answers to unravel your past and help understand your future. It’s filled with 14 levels of nonstop action that’s stunningly well done. There are 5 state of…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Words with Monsters: A word-based game filled with monsters and a unique storyline


Editor’s Pick: Words With Monsters

Words With Monsters (4.5 stars with 49 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99Free

 

You’ve undoubtedly played Word with Friends, but have you ever played a similar game with…monsters? Now you have that chance with an appropriately titled game, Words with Monsters.

Words with Monsters has you on a quest to save a princess, and the only way you can do that is by employing your word knowledge. You’ll get to do battle with a whole host of quirky and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] US and Canada Only. Grab Ski Safari Adventure Time Free Via Cartoon Networks

Ski Safari: Adventure Time (4.5 stars with 2296 Ratings)
Universal App

$1.99 Get Free Promocodes via Cartoon Networks

 

Please Note: This is an offer from Cartoon Networks that is available only on the US and Canadian App Store. To get this game for free, you must follow this link to get a redeemable code.

Cartoon Network is offering a treat today. Grab a free redeemable code for Ski Safari Adventure Time, valid only for the US or Canadian App Store.

Ski Safari AT plays a lot like the original Ski Safari, but with Adventure Time characters. Join Finn and his friends as he slides down the hills on his butt. Hitch a ride with Jake, Ice King and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Phlo: Search Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia, Amazon, Google, & Lots More all on this App


Editor’s Pick: Phlo – Quick search browser

phlo

Phlo – Quick search browser (4.5 stars with 44 Ratings)
Universal App
$1.99 Free

 

Sure, most of the time you probably only need to do a search on Google. But there are times Google simply isn’t enough. For those times, use an all-in-1 search app like Phlo.

Phlo features dozens of specialized search engines for a specific purpose. You can go between searches on Twitter, Facebook, and Google without ever leaving the app. Other useful social media search engines includes Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, Amazon, Wikipedia, Quora, Wolfram Alpha, Flickr, and lots more! It’s all…(Read More)

[ Free Again ] Rolling Coins: Get yourself some tasty candy from the machine in this physics-based puzzler


Editor’s Pick: Rolling Coins

Rolling Coins (4.5 stars with 642 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99 Free

 

Have you ever wondered what happens to a coin when you put it in a machine for soda or candy? Well, maybe you haven’t, but today’s is an imaginative wondering that plays on that idea, and it’s called Rolling Coins.

The idea behind Rolling Coins is that once you place a coin in a candy machine, it’s up to you to guide it to the right spot in order to get your much-deserved candy. Getting it there, however, may not be so easy. Through physics-based puzzles and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] EA’s Free Tetris Offer hidden in the “Store” section of Apple Store App

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TETRIS® (4 stars with 6938 Ratings)
iPhone App

$1.99 Get Free Promocodes via Apple Store App

 

***Please carefully read the instructions for finding the redeemable codes for Tetris. They are well hidden within the Apple Store app. ***

If you didn’t grab Tetris for free during EA’s Christmas ’12 Daily Spin event, you have another chance today.

EA is offering Tetris as a redeemable app hidden within the Apple Store app. When you first open the Apple Store app, you will only find an offer for a storybook for iBooks. However, if you tap on the Store button at the bottom of the screen and visit your local Apple Store page, the offer for Tetris shows up.

The current version of Tetris is a revamped version of Tetris put out by EA. We did a full review of this version back in 2011. It includes 3 modes, with…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Arena of Heroes: A Beautiful Online Multiplayer Turn-Based Strategy Game


Editor’s Pick: Arena of Heroes

Arena of Heroes (4 stars with 92 Ratings)
Universal App
$1.99 Free

 

Fans of MOBA and turn based strategy games rejoice!

Arena of Heroes takes the concept from MOBA games (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) and turns it into a gorgeous turn-based strategy game with asynchronous multiplayer modes. Crush the enemy base with your group of heroes. There are a variety of hero…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] [Free Via Starbucks] Incoboto Mini: An ethereal, galaxy-spanning tale of intrigue and exploration

Incoboto Mini (4.5 stars with 429 Ratings)
iPhone App

$1.99 Get Free Promocodes via Starbucks

 

Please Note: This is an offer from Starbucks that is available only on the US App Store. To get this game for free, you must follow this link to redeem the game via a promocode, or follow the link on your Starbucks app to get a promocode.

If you’re in the market for a highly unique gaming experience, filled with imaginative graphics and addicting gameplay, then this is the app for you.

You live in a world where The Corporation has caused the sun to go out, and it’s up to Inco, a small boy, and his strange friend to go on a galaxy-spanning quest to help light up the skies and restore the balance. You’ll get to explore a series of planets while discovering things like jetpacks…(Read More)

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