This week on the Free Apps Roundup: Is the Force with you? If your midichlorian count is a little low lately, you might enjoy downloading a few Star Wars games to really fix that bad feeling you’ve got. There’s the Star Wars Force Collection card game app that’s all the fun of buying cards without any of the worry of folding or scuff marks! Then there’s Star Wars Pinball, which won’t be free for long. Or maybe you really just want to be a giant rolling stone. Giant Boulder of Death has you tumbling down a mounting crushing everything in your path. So check out the list this week and see if you can’t fill the rest of your storage space on your iOS devices.
The Top Three Free Apps:
- Star Wars Force Collection – Take the Force with you wherever you go. It’s the official Star Wars card game app. Collect powerful cards of your favorite Star Wars characters spanning episodes I through VI. The game is free to play, but the idea here is really built around in-app purchases.
- Star Wars Pinball – To go along with your Star Wars card game app, why not download the pinball game too? Set in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars Pinball lets you interact with the most iconic characters and relive the greatest of the Star Wars universe in 3 Star Wars themed tables: Episode V, Clone Wars, and Boba Fett. But don’t wait too long. This one won’t be free forever.
- Giant Boulder of Death – When a boulder holds a grudge, no one survives. Be the boulder. Bowl yourself down the mountain and destroy everything that dares to get in your path. Villagers, cars, yetis, golden cows, crush all the things!
Free Apps for a Limited Time:
- Push Launcher – This is a uniqe app that allows you to launch an app via an alarm you set. Basically, you can schedule the next time you should open one of over 1,800 apps.
- Emerald Observatory – This app displays a wealth of astronomical information all on one screen. There’s time, rise and set times for the sun, moon, and 5 planets, plus many more readouts.
- Listn – Are you a fan of streaming music services? This app connects to more than one. You can connect to Rdio, Spotify, Soundcloud, Youtube, and Hype Machine with it.
- Fog of World – This is a unique app that covers the planet in fog. The only way to remove fog from the map is to visit those locations. That’s right, this game forces you to travel.
- APODViewer – Use this app to view NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. Experience the universe the way only a large telescope currently can with beautiful images.
- Thunderspace – Put your head inside of a thunderstorm with this app. This app utilized stereoscopic 3D audio to better recreate the way humans actually hear.
- SimplePhysics – Design complex structures for everything from tree houses to ferris wheels, and then simulate your design with a sophisticated physics engine.
- Dr. Panda’s Handyman – It’s time for some home improvements in Dr. Panda’s house. You will work with hammers, wrenches, pliers and more tools to fix the place up. It’s made for kids, but anyone can play.
- Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint – When you think of the one thing that billiards is missing, your mind probably goes right to magnets. Or maybe not. It’s a billiards puzzle game where like colored balls magnetically attract each other. Can you get the highest score?
- AC-130 – Climb aboard an AC-130 gunship and make it rain death from the sky. It’s 3D. There are tons of explosions and you can open fire while supporting US ground fires near the border between Pakistan and India.