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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!

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

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TETRIS® (4 stars with 6955 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 436 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)

[ Gone Free ] VNC Viewer: Control Your Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and UNIX Computers on iPhone and iPad


Editor’s Pick: VNC Viewer

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VNC Viewer (4.5 stars with 2799 Ratings)
Universal App
$9.99 Free

 

VNC Viewer was one of the apps on sale this past Christmas holidays. Today the deal gets even better. Get this powerful remote desktop computing iOS software for free!

VNC (Virtual Network Computing) Viewer is a remote desktop software that lets you connect your iOS device to any computer in the world, including those systems running Linux, UNIX, Mac OS, and Windows. You’ll need to…(Read More)


[ Gone Free ] Kinetic Defender: Don’t Touch the Screen! Move your Hand in the Air to Destroy the Enemies


Editor’s Pick: Kinetic Defender

Kinetic Defender (4.5 stars with 6 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99 Free

 

Controls for a lot of iOS games can be pretty straightforward, and perhaps even a little bit stale. However, today’s Universal app is a game with a highly unique way to control the action, and it’s called Kinetic Defender.

First, the very premise of Kinetic Defender is that you have to save the planet with your skills of speed and precision. Now, how you control the game is through a technology known as AirScreen, which uses your device’s camera to calibrate with your hand, and then moving your hand in the air will control your aiming and knocking away at the onslaught of danger coming toward Earth. It’s kind of like Fruit Ninja without touching the screen. It’s a fun and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Askt-Daily Questions Journal: A Unique Way to Record Your Life

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Askt (Journal / Diary) by Daily Questions (4.5 stars with 11 Ratings)
iPhone App
$0.99 Free

 

Have you grown tired of the same type of journaling apps in the App Store? Today’s featured app, Askt, takes a different approach to journaling and makes you reflect on a topic everyday

With Askt, you will answer a different thought provoking question each day of the year and compare your answer to previous years. Answer questions such as, “What are your goals for this year?”, “Describe your work ethics”, “What are you reading right now?”, and many other questions you should really be asking yourself in order to achieve success in your career, study, or…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Mr. Crab: Make it to the top of a spinning tower to help save baby crabs in this unique platform game


Editor’s Pick: Mr. Crab

Mr. Crab (4.5 stars with 3906 Ratings)
Universal App
$1.99 Free

 

Today’s Universal game is a platformer from Illusion Labs centered around a cute little crustacean known as Mr. Crab.

Mr. Crab needs your help to get to the top of various platform environments, where he will rescue all sorts of baby crabs along the way. Simply tap the screen to make him jump and climb in order to reach the summit of a tower that is constantly spinning and…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Mayan Slice: You need more Skills than a Fruit Ninja to Beat this game


Editor’s Pick: Mayan Slice

Mayan Slice (4.5 stars with 18 Ratings)
iPhone App
$0.99 Free

 

Remember Fruit Ninja? If you can master the action in Mayan Slice, your slicing skill should surpass any skilled ninja.

You see, the slicing action in Mayan Slice is quite challenging. Unlike other slash ‘n dice games, you can only slice those Mayan medallions with a precise swipe in the center of the medallion. The medallions move and rotate in…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Vender Mender: A rope-slinging, physics-based puzzle game requiring ingenuity and strategy

Vender Mender (5 stars with 7 Ratings)
iPhone App
$0.99 Free

 

Looking for a new and exciting puzzle game to play in your down time? We have just the app for you, and it’s called Vender Mender.

Vender Mender is a rope-slinging, physics based puzzler in which your objective is to help Raz the Raccoon fix broken vending machines by rearranging various parts of the machine in order to move stuck coins from one spot to the next. There are different types of items to use, such as…(Read More)

[ Free Again ] BLOODMASQUE: Unique Use-Your-Own-Face Vampire Themed RPG by Square-Enix


Editor’s Pick: BLOODMASQUE -ActionRPG-

BLOODMASQUE -ActionRPG- (4 stars with 3220 Ratings)
Universal App
$6.99 Free

 

If you missed this great be-your-own-hero/heroine vampire RPG from Square-Enix last time. Here’s your chance to pick it up again.

Enter the world of BloodMasque, where you star as a vampire hunter. You will be able to take a few real life photos of yourself, and this game will turn those photos of you into 3D rendering of the hero’s actual face. Yes, watch yourself star…(Read More)

[ Free Again ] SuperMagical: Take Bubble Popping, Match-3 Puzzle Games to the Next Level


Editor’s Pick: Supermagical

Supermagical (4 stars with 1098 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99 Free

 

You have probably played those bubble popping puzzle games such as Bubble Witch Saga or Bust-A-Move. But SuperMagical requires you to think harder in order to beat those impossible situations where the screen is filled with enemies.

Winner of numerous awards and highly recommended in our review, SuperMagical takes bubble popping and match-3 puzzle games to the next…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Green City: Another Great Real-Time Town Management Sim on the iOS

Green City for iPad (4 stars with 9 User Ratings)
Universal App
$1.99 Free


Green City ( stars with Ratings)
iPhone App
Free

 

If you are a fan of real time town management games like Build a Lot or Royal Envoy series, you’ll love today’s game, Green City.

Green City has the addictive qualities that make games like Royal Envoy and Build a Lot so much fun. You will be crying, “Just one more level” after already spending hours making your towns as eco-friendly as possible. You see, Green City is largely deserted and severely…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Better Bacons: Make-Your-Own Bacon Book with Lots of Great Chef Recipes


Editor’s Pick: Better Bacon: Chef Recipes & How to Make Your Own

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Better Bacon: Chef Recipes & How to Make Your Own (4.5 stars with 163 Ratings)
Universal App
$4.99 Free

 

Bacon. It is an indispensable part of American diet and the hottest food item on the internet. We will teach you great bacon cooking recipes and everything you need to know about making your own bacon in today’s app, Better Bacon.

Better Bacon is an interactive book on everything you need to know about bacon. It includes detailed step-by-step information on how to prepare and smoke a variety of bacons on your own. It also includes tons of bacon recipes that…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Space Chicks: Save the Space Chicks in A Fun Mash-Up of Endless Runners and Gravity Platformers


Editor’s Pick: Space Chicks

Space Chicks (4.5 stars with 373 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99 Free

 

We have seen gravity based space platformers before. But I don’t think I have seen a gravity platformer with so many interesting game elements added.

Space Chicks is a new game released just last week. In the game, you are a space traveler who must escape from the asteroids belts after a crash landing. During your escape, you must jump from asteroid to asteroid, avoid space…(Read More)

[ Gone Free ] Pan Part 2: Chasing the Keeper- The Second Chapter in The Adventures of Pan, the Purple Panda


Editor’s Pick: Pan: Chasing the Keeper

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Pan: Chasing the Keeper (4.5 stars with 347 Ratings)
Universal App
$0.99 Free

 

We love the first Pandora storybook app. With its super cute characters and wonderfully animated scenes, it has to be one of the best storybook apps in the App Store.

Pan is back in the second part of the Pandora animated interactive storybook series. This time, our cute purple panda stumbled upon a keep inhabited by warrior bunnies. There, Pan will train with those cute warrior bunnies and…(Read More)

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