Posts Tagged ‘TouchArcade Free Play’

‘Polymer’ for iPhone and iPad Free for a Limited Time

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Whitaker Trebella’s Polymer is free for a limited time, down from its regular price of $1.99, as part of TouchArcade’s Free Play program. Polymer debuted in the App Store last year and offers a unique twist on the sliding puzzle genre.

In Polymer you’re presented with a grid of various shapes. Each shape has at least one dot that acts as a connection point where it can be attached to other shapes. To create a finished shape, you must slide columns and rows to put together a shape that has no exposed connection points. A shape with no exposed connection points is a polymer and you then tap on it to remove it from the board, which earns you points. The more pieces a polymer has, the more points you earn.

This probably sounds a bit confusing so here’s the trailer video where you can see how it works:

TouchArcade gave Polymer four stars in its review when it was first released and the game has received several updates since then. Polymer is an unusual puzzle game that can be played in quick bites here and there and it also has the power to draw you in for long sessions to create the biggest, baddest polymer you can make. It’s definitely worth a download now while it’s free (and even at its regular price of $1.99 if you miss this sale).

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‘Arc Squadron’ Free For a Limited Time Thanks to TouchArcade and Psyonix

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Our sister site TouchArcade has announced the newest offering in its new TouchArcade Free Play program. In partnership with developer Psyonix, Arc Squadron, which debuted in the App Store in October, is now free for a limited time down from its regular price of $4.99.

In Arc Squadron you control a space fighter on missions to destroy enemy ships and obstacles. You earn points when completing missions, which then can be used as currency to buy ship and weapons upgrades and modifications. It’s got a simple control scheme and the graphics are gorgeous on retina display devices. Check out the official launch trailer:

Arc Squadron earned five stars in a review from TouchArcade. If you want to see the game in action a little more, check out the video in this post to see TouchArcade staff play the game and talk about it.

Remember, if you want to stay on top of all of the games offered through the TouchArcade Free Play program, bookmark this link or get the free TouchArcade app.

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PSA: Get ‘Aralon: Sword and Shadow HD’ for Free Thanks to TouchArcade and Crescent Moon Games

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Yesterday, our sister site TouchArcade announced a new feature, TouchArcade Free Play, where a highly-rated game will be available for free for a limited time. Today, that program kicks off with Aralon: Sword and Shadow HD by Crescent Moon Games, which is regularly $6.99.

Aralon: Sword and Shadow HD debuted in the App Store in 2010 and earned five stars in a review from TouchArcade. Aralon is an RPG in which you choose to play a human, elf, or troll and then defeat enemies and complete quests to save the kingdom. Here’s the game’s official trailer:

To clarify, this TouchArcade Free Play isn’t the result of some marketing scheming. The games offered will be those that have been reviewed and personally selected by TouchArcade staff and they receive no compensation for featuring these games. They just want to give you the opportunity to get great games for free. The developers of these games are willing participants in the program and their generosity is appreciated.

You can stay on top of what’s offered through TouchArcade Free Play in the future by bookmarking this link or through the official TouchArcade iOS app. And you should be hitting that buy button below to get Aralon: Sword and Shadow HD for free right now.

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