App prices on both the App Store and Google Play are constantly changing, and as such it’s easy to miss a sweet freebie or temporary bargain. Good idea, then, to check out our daily roundup of the best free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android!
Highlights in today's best free apps and price drops include Dark Echo, a horror "masterpiece" according to TouchArcade (it's now free); "console-quality" third-person shooter Shadowgun, down a few quid at both the App Store and Google Play; and Tiny Defense, which has an average 5/5 rating on the App Store after 1,300+ reviews (also free; was £2.29).
1. Dark Echo
Price: Free @ App Store (was $1.99)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 104 ratings
The App Store says: “Dark Echo is a brilliant, unique, and incredibly tense must-have masterpiece.” 5/5 - TouchArcade
“One of the creepiest and most creative horror games on the App Store.” 4.5/5 - 148Apps
“A masterful execution of minimalist design… play this with headphones, in the dark, alone.” - Indie Game Enthusiast
2. Polyform 3D
Price: Free @ App Store (was $2.99)
Rating: 4/5 after 25 ratings
The App Store says: The hit PC game Polyform (Critical Mass) now on iPhone and iPad! Experience this acclaimed (Metacritic 81/100) game using intuitive touch screen controls!
Polyform is an action puzzle game that takes traditional match 3 gameplay and turns it on its head by bringing it into the world of 3D! Rotate the puzzle around and slot in the blocks to connect 4 like colors before the mass goes critical!
Price: Free @ App Store (was $13.99)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 348 ratings
The App Store says: YES! It’s finally here… KitCamera is the premier camera for pictures, videos, and editing. What makes it unique?… It works perfectly for EVERYONE no matter what level you are.
As basic or sophisticated as you want it, that’s what you’ll get from KitCamera! Simple enough for an amateur and plenty deep for a pro – a totally unique concept that ONLY KitCamera can deliver!
4. Tiny Defense
Price: Free @ App Store (was £2.29)
Rating: 5/5 after 1,331 ratings
The App Store says: Green Planet is a beautiful home of the little mechanical life forms known as “Minirobots”. While living peacefully, their planet was invaded by an army of robot troops calling themselves “The Machines”. These machines tried to turn Green Planet into a space resort and had captured many of the Minirobots, but now they are fighting back!
5. RPG Scribe
Price: 79p @ App Store (was £1.49)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 25 ratings
The App Store says: 50% OFF! to celebrate the launch of CHROMATICON — our new game. Please check it out!
RPG Scribe is a revolutionary, smart character sheet with built-in reference based on SRD (open game license version of D&D 3.5).
OS: iOS, Android
Rating: 4/5 after 905 ratings
The App Store says: The year is 2350, and corrupt intergalactic corporations are the rule of law, hiring bounty hunters and mercs to do their bidding. The best of the best are known as SHADOWGUNS.
Price: 79p @ App Store (Was
Rating: 5/5 after 150 ratings
The App Store says: Based on a true story of childhood optimism, Kalley’s Machine Plus Cats is the super-fun interactive story about a 4-year-old girl’s drawing and her heartwarming plan to save her dad from his daily commute.