Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 23 Dec, 2012 At 05:44 PM | Categorized As 10 Best Free iPhone Apps this week, iPad, iPhone | With 0 Comments

Here is our countdown of the Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week. Don’t let these gems pass you by. Save your money, and go free!


 

 

1. Walking Dead: The Game

Walking Dead: The Game - Telltale Inc

(Universal)

☆☆☆☆2012 GAME OF THE YEAR – Walking Dead: The Game (Episode 1) FREE on the App Store – For a Limited Time Only☆☆☆☆

The critically acclaimed and award-winning game series comes to iOS!

**NOTE: Compatible with iPad 2 and up, and iPhone 4 and up – WILL NOT RUN ON EARLIER DEVICES**

***How to play ‘Episode 5: No Time Left’ of ‘Walking Dead: The Game’ after making your in-app purchase.***

***’Walking Dead: The Game’ app MUST be installed on your iOS device to purchase and download ‘Episode 5: No Time Left’***

1.Launch ‘Walking Dead: The Game’ app, select ‘Episodes’ from the main menu and choose to buy either the Multi-Pack (Episode 2-5 bundle), or if declining that offer, select the ‘Buy’ option listed next to Episode 5. If you purchased the Multi-Pack, choose the ‘Get’ option listed next to Episode 5.

2.Once you have selected ‘Get’ or confirmed your purchase, Episode 5 will download to your device, showing ‘Installed’ once the download is complete.

3.When Episode 5 is installed, select ‘Back’, choose ‘Play’, then select which saved game slot you would like to continue from, followed by ‘Play’.

4.To play Episode 5, select the arrow in the upper right corner of the screen until Episode 5 is displayed, then select ‘Play’ and Episode 5 will begin.

The Walking Dead is a five-part episodic game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic books featuring Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes.

This is not another shoot ‘em up; it’s a game that explores some very dark psychological places, revealing that the undead are not the only thing to be afraid of when society crumbles.

In this brand new story, you are Lee Everett, a man given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. With corpses returning to life and survivors stopping at nothing to maintain their own safety, protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine may offer him redemption in a world gone to hell.

Experience a dark, visceral and emotional series where every action and decision you make can result in the story changing around you. This tailored experience means that your story could be very different to that of someone else.

Save 25% on additional episodes in The Walking Dead game series by purchasing the Multi-Pack [Episode 2-5 Bundle] via in-app purchase.

All 5 episodes are available via in-app purchase.

GAME FEATURES:

•Based on Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series: The Walking Dead allows gamers to experience the true horror of the zombie apocalypse, with artwork inspired by the original comic books. Live out events, meet people and visit locations from The Walking Dead lore.

•A tailored game experience: Live with the profound and lasting consequences of the decisions you make in each episode. Your actions and choices will affect how your story plays out across the entire series.

•Act fast: You’ll be forced to make decisions that are not only difficult, but require you to make an almost immediate choice. There’s no time to ponder when the undead are pounding down the door.

•Adventure horror spanning across five episodes: Gameplay involves meaningful decision-making, exploration, problem-solving and a constant fight for survival in a world overrun by the undead.

EPISODE LIST:

•Episode 1: A New Day – *AVAILABLE NOW*
•Episode 2: Starved For Help – *AVAILABLE NOW*
•Episode 3: Long Road Ahead – *AVAILABLE NOW*
•Episode 4: Around Every Corner – *AVAILABLE NOW*
•Episode 5: No Time Left – *AVAILABLE NOW*

What’s new

*Updated Ratings and other miscellaneous fixes

***’Episode 5: No Time Left’ AVAILABLE NOW via in-app purchase!***

 

 

 

2. Burn the Rope Worlds

Burn the Rope Worlds - Big Blue Bubble

Burn The Rope WORLDS is FREE for a limited time. Make sure you download our award winning title “My Singing Monsters” (FREE as well)!

Burn the Rope: Worlds lights up your iPhone all over again with 100 brand-new levels, four different themed worlds including Jungle, Mechanical, Fantasy and Space; and an exciting brand new mini-game called Endless Burn.

Like the original Burn the Rope, the goal is to burn as much rope as possible without letting the flames burn out. Flames only burn upwards and the phone must be rotated in order to keep the flames going. Along the way different types of bugs crawling along the rope can help or hinder players as they try to solve each puzzle.

Burn the Rope: Worlds’ Endless Burn is a brand new mini-game where the player tries to collect as many bugs as possible — the catch is that as the player collects bugs their flame trail gets longer, and if they run into the flame trail the round is over! Endless Burn features 3 different levels of difficulty so players of all skill levels can share in the fun.

Features:
•100 brand new levels (+hundreds more through daily puzzle)
•Four new worlds!
•Incredibly fun new mini-game Endless Burn!
•New Puzzles updated daily!
•Casual mode for a more relaxed session!

What’s new

Korean and Chinese language support

 

 

 

3. Tumblr

Tumblr - Tumblr

(Universal)

Follow the world’s creators.

– Post anything: Share photos, video, quotes, chats, links, and text.
– Multiple blogs: Seamlessly manage all of your blogs.
– Advanced controls: Save drafts, queue posts, and more!
– Messages: View and reply to messages.
– Easy camera access: Swipe the compose button up!
– Offline support: Post, like, reply, and reblog even when you’re not connected!

What’s new

– Now optimized for iPad!
– Markdown support!
– Beautiful new Explore tab.

 

 

 

4. Avengers Initiative

Avengers Initiative - Marvel Entertainment

(Universal)

A big congratulations to Avengers Initiative for winning IGN People’s Choice Award!! To celebrate this proud achievement, the app is now FREE!!! Limited time only!

• A WiFi connection is highly recommended for faster download.
• Due to the size of the game, please ensure you have approximately 1.6GB of storage space (some devices might require more) and expect longer than usual downloading time.

ALL NEW EPISODE NOW AVAILABLE!

“IGN People’s Choice Award” – IGN
“The Best Touch-Screen Brawler released this year” – IGN
“One of the Best Fighting Adventure Games on the App Store” – Mojodo
“4 out of 4 – Must Have” – Slide To Play

Level up, gear up, and fight as CAPTAIN AMERICA or HULK in the latest installment of Marvel’s episodic series built exclusively for touch screen devices. Track down and defeat some of the world’s most notorious villains and help THE AVENGERS pull the world back from the brink of catastrophe.

Episode 2: As HULK rounds up escapees from The Vault breakout, Nick Fury briefs CAPTAIN AMERICA on a top secret mission: S.H.I.E.L.D. security has been compromised by an unknown traitor and Cap must ferret out the mole to find out who or what is behind this dangerous new threat. Cap takes the fight to an ambushing HYDRA Helicarrier and faces a merciless rival.

Episode 1: In the wake of The Pulse, The Vault, a top-secret S.H.I.E.L.D. facility in the Rocky Mountains, has busted open, releasing all of the super-powered criminals and monsters imprisoned there. Aboard the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, Nick Fury recruits a reluctant HULK to round up all the monsters he can while S.H.I.E.L.D. can assemble the rest of THE AVENGERS to figure out who opened the doors to The Vault — and why.

Visceral Combat
Experience raw, SUPER-POWERED COMBAT with blazingly responsive swipe, attack, and combo controls in a complete gesture based action game.

Stunning HD Visuals
Battle huge BOSS-SIZED enemies, experience amazing special effects, and visit incredible and icon Marvel locations.

Unique Customization
FULLY CUSTOMIZE Hulk and Captain America to play the way you want to play. Acquire exclusive costumes, unlock incredible super-powered abilities, discover explosive augmentations, and upgrade the combat stats of Hulk and Captain America.

EPISODIC CONTENT
Marvel’s CROSS-OVER MOBILE GAMING EVENT continues with updates, scheduled events, and anticipated character reveals, setting a new standard for mobile gaming.

Marvel XP
Marvel XP is now featured in Avengers Initiative and newly optimized for touch screen devices! Marvel XP is a FREE LIVE SERVICE that TRACKS YOUR PROGRESS, REWARDS YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS, and helps you experience Marvel on a whole new level across multiple games, including Avengers Alliance on Facebook. REGISTER NOW to unlock awards, character dossiers, and other bonus content exclusive to the Marvel XP community.

What’s new

– Optimized for iPad mini and iPad Retina display
– Added support for iPhone 5 resolution
– Captain America now fully playable, improve your skills with Captain America’s agile takedowns and tactical shield attacks
– Fight aboard the Hydracarrier against Taskmaster and the forces of Hydra.
– Go up against Hydra War Drones, Skrull, Hydra Brutes, and Taskmaster himself.
– Added new Hulk costumes, including Mr. Fixit
– Added new Captain America costumes, including WWII Super Soldier
– Added Russian language support
– Unlock new Marvel XP audio logs including Mockingbird’s undercover mission and new Captain America Awards
– Fixed Verizon iPhone 4 framerate bug
– General bug fixes

 

 

 

5. Super Monsters Ate My Condo!

Super Monsters Ate My Condo! - [adult swim]

(Universal)

HAPPY HOLIDAYS SPECIAL – Super Monsters Ate My Condo is FREE for a limited time – Sponsored by APPODAY (Save $0.99)
Download APPODAY to get more premium apps like Super Monsters Ate My Condo for FREE.

** App Store Best of 2012 – Casual Games **
“Completely wacky style that’s almost impossible not to love” ★★★★★ – TouchArcade
“Super Monsters Ate My Condo makes a great game even better” -The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Adult Swim’s giant, hungry monsters are back for a second helping in Super Monsters Ate My Condo! Everyone’s favorite colored condo-matching experience is now more frantic than ever as you try to get as many points as possible in TWO MINUTES. Make matches with helpful new condos like the bank and the clock while avoiding nasty new condos that generate nukes and acid. Spin the Monster Wheel for good luck and grab all-new boosts to send your multiplier (and your score) into the mesosphere! (FYI, the mesosphere is higher than the stratosphere — look it up.) See below for the complete list of exciting new features!

Brought to you by Adult Swim Games, creators of “Robot Unicorn Attack”, and PikPok, creators of “Flick Kick Football”.

FEATURES:
– Two-minute time limit for fast, frenzied fun!
– Over 90 goals to complete. Can you earn the rank of “Condo Eater”?
– Equip boosts that’ll buy yourself some time or improve monster powers
– New crazy condos like the dog, nuke, clock, acid and more
– Spin the Monster Wheel for a shot at extra coins or power-ups
– Dress the monsters up in fancy hats to raise your multiplier to insane levels
– Universal app works on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad!
– Stores player data on iCloud so you can continue your progress across multiple devices
– GameCenter support to challenge your friends on the leaderboards
– Share your top scores on Facebook and Twitter
– Can you discover the “Orient Express”?

HAVING PROBLEMS? Help us fix any issues you run into while playing – email games@adultswim.com and tell us what you’re seeing along with the device/OS version you’re on.

What’s new

– Fixes menu text for Japanese players
– Additional bug fixes

 

 

 

6. WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger - WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform smartphone messenger currently available for iPhone and all other smartphones. The application utilizes push notifications to instantly get messages from friends, colleagues and family. Switch from SMS to exchange messages, pictures, audio notes and video messages with WhatsApp users at no cost. All features are included without the need for extra in-application purchases.

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WHY USE WHATSAPP:
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* NO HIDDEN COST: Once you and your friends download the application, you can use it to chat as much as you want. Send a million messages a day to your friends for free! WhatsApp uses your Internet connection: 3G/EDGE or Wi-Fi when available.
* MULTIMEDIA: Send Video, Images, and Voice notes to your friends and contacts.
* GROUP CHAT: Enjoy group conversations with your contacts. Add or Remove group participants, change group subject and set a group icon.
* PERSONAL: Set a profile photo which will be shown to all your contacts
* NO INTERNATIONAL CHARGES: Just like there is no added cost to send an international email, there is no cost to send WhatsApp messages internationally. Chat with your friends all over the world as long as they have WhatsApp Messenger installed and avoid those pesky international SMS costs.
* SAY NO TO PINS AND USERNAMES: Why even bother having to remember yet another PIN or username? WhatsApp works with your phone number, just like SMS would, and integrates flawlessly with your existing phone address book.
* NO NEED TO LOG IN/OUT: No more confusion about getting logged off from another computer or device. With push notifications WhatsApp is ALWAYS ON and ALWAYS CONNECTED.
* NO NEED TO ADD BUDDIES: Your Address Book is used to automatically connect you with your contacts. Your contacts who already have WhatsApp Messenger will be automatically displayed under Favorites, similar to a buddy list.
* OFFLINE MESSAGES: Even if you miss your push notifications or turn off your iPhone, WhatsApp will save your messages offline until you retrieve them during the next application use.
* AND MUCH MORE: Share location and places, Exchange contacts, Custom wallpaper, Custom notification sounds, Landscape mode, Message timestamps, Email chat history, Broadcast messages and media to many contacts at once, and much much more!
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We’re always excited to hear from you! If you have any feedback, questions, or concerns, please email us at:

iphone-support@whatsapp.com
or visit http://www.whatsapp.com/faq/iphone

or follow us on twitter:

http://twitter.com/WhatsApp
@WhatsApp

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WhatsApp on iPhone works with virtually all carriers and networks but some carrier limitations may apply. If you are on an Apple unsupported wireless carrier, double check our FAQ for up to date information on our coverage.

NOTE: WhatsApp is a telephony application and as such iPod or iPad are NOT supported devices.

What’s new

2.8.7
– fix multimedia sharing in iOS 4.3 (sorry)
– many bug fixes and crash fixes
– in iOS 6 open shared locations in native Maps app
– fix “All Media” navigation flow
– many other optimizations and improvements

 

 

 

7. AppZapp Pro

AppZapp - Free Paid Apps & Price Drops - ConIT AG

The Bargain-Guide for the AppStore – never miss a sale again. AppZapp will instantly inform you about price drops by push or eMail.

Now with App-Community! See what Apps your friends have and share new and interesting Apps with them.

“The mother of all iPhone-Apps” – Computerworld.ch
“The New Standard for app store junkies.” – App Store Review
“I’m a bargain shopper and this App is just that, a Great Bargain!” – App Store Review

There are hundreds of price drops every day and more than 550.000 Apps on the AppStore. AppZapp will find all changes very fast and show them in well sorted lists to you. So you are always on top of whats going on on the App Store.

Your AppZapp is an essential tool to help you find the right apps in your App Store.

Top Features:
* Always up2date with price and seller alerts
* App-Community – Discover your friends Apps!
* All Paid Apps gone free
* All sales, free apps and whats new easy accessable
* Benefit from our highly perfomant service
* Detailed information of every App and seller
* Become a part of the AppZapp Community
… and much more!

AppZapp is available for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

Get more information about AppZapp and support on: http://www.AppZapp.net

What’s new

+ iPhone 5 support
+ Native iOS 6 Facebook integration
+ Likes removable
+ Performance improvements
+ Fixed some crashes

Thanks to all of you who have provided us with feedback. You make AppZapp what it is today.

 

 

 

8. Amateur Surgeon 2

Amateur Surgeon 2 - [adult swim]

(Universal)

You’ve discovered Adult Swim’s FREE GAME of the week. Lucky you! This game is free for a short time, so get it NOW.

“Amateur Surgeon 2 is a fantastic sequel. They took everything that was good about the original, tweaked the things that weren’t, made the game perform a little better, and loaded it with new content.” – Touch Arcade

“With new patients, new surgeries, and a whole slew of medical ethics violations, this sequel sure packs an entertaining punch.” – Cult of Mac

“The storyline is humorous, gory and frankly down right insane, but a whole lot of fun.” – Crazy Mike’s Apps

Alan Probe is back with new patients, new surgeries, and a whole slew of medical ethics violations. Taking place 51 years after the events of the first Amateur Surgeon, Amateur Surgeon 2 brings Alan Probe out of retirement to contend with twenty new surgical procedures of questionably necessary proportions. Facial reconstruction. Clowning emergencies. And a squidectomy. Grab your pizza cutter!

PRODUCT DETAILS
• 30 surgeries! (20 in the main game PLUS 10 bonus surgeries in Circus Freakout expansion!)
• All-new patients including Uncle Chuckles and Cap’n Splinters
• Upgrade your tools and make them faster/easier/more accurate
• New pinch to zoom feature gives you a closer look at those hard-to-reach lesions
• Use the touch screen and (on select surgeries) accelerometer tilt control to perform operations
• New syringe tool makes reviving your nearly-dead patients a snap
• Compete against other amateur medical professionals via Open Feint leaderboards and achievements

— NOW INCLUDES CIRCUS FREAKOUT EXPANSION —

This update includes TEN new surgeries in a brand-new Amateur Surgeon 2 sidestory designed exclusively for the iPhone/iPod touch. Join Alan and Bradley as they investigate strange happenings under the big top.

• SEE the all-new sickly circus freaks to operate upon!
• PLAY all 10 missions in this exciting new Amateur Surgeon story!
• COMPETE against your friends on new leaderboards for the expansion’s surgeries!
• WONDER at the advanced medical techniques* on show!

* The Circus Freakout! expansion includes procedures that take advantage of your device’s accelerometer.

(It’s recommended that you play 4-5 surgeries into the Main Game before trying your hand at Circus Freakout as it requires knowledge of the tools introduced to you during the beginning stages of Amateur Surgeon 2.)

Help us address crashes by sending what happened, what device/iOS version you’re on to games@adultswim.com. Thank you!

What’s new

• Amateur Surgeon 2 is now a Universal app (works on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad)
• Game Center achievements added
• Added Trent Coat’s store & items to assist with difficult surgeries

 

 

 

9. AppStart for iPhone

AppStart for iPhone - AppAdvice.com

The first app to download on your iPhone: An app starter kit with all the essential apps you’ll ever need.

AppAdvice.com welcomes you to AppStart: A fun, interactive magazine about your iPhone & apps! And it’s oh so pretty!

AppStart takes a fresh and fun approach to teach the average Joe (or insert your name here) how to become more familiar with his iPhone and apps. NO THIS IS NOT A BORING MANUAL. We’ll fill you on the basic things that everyone should know, and then get you started with the best apps for you.

Throughout the app you’ll find special sections giving the apps you need to turn your iPhone into a specific kind of tool, or giving a list of the essentials apps for certain types of users. If you see something that sounds interesting to you click it! We’ll give you the exact set of apps to download and you’ll be on your way, no need to scour the top charts in the App Store.

This app starts out pretty basic, but by the time you get to the end you’ll be performing all the tricks that truly make the iPhone “magical.” Oh, did we mention that you’re going to have fun doing it. We love the iPhone and what we love even more is watching each person get the most out of it.

Who is AppAdvice.com?

AppAdvice.com is obsessed with finding the apps that YOU care about. Every single day our team of app enthusiasts creates 30+ articles to keep readers up to date with the cluttered App Store. We teach readers the best apps that come out each day, review the hottest apps to determine if they are worth their price tag,and even give daily recommendations of apps on sale worth downloading.

Above all, our favorite thing to do is create customized applists and appguides for our readers. You’ll see examples of these throughout AppStart. We constantly produce and update lists that are perfect for every kind of iPhone user. If you’re teacher, a movie buff, or just someone looking for a good weather app AppAdvice.com can quickly and easily tell you the apps that you need. Please enjoy AppStart and then if you like what you see download our AppAdvice app to get daily updates, or visit us online at http://appadvice.com

 

 

 

 

10. Arc Squadron

ARC Squadron - Psyonix

(Universal)

FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME – Courtesy of Touch Arcade’s new Free Play!
Find out about more great free games at http://toucharcade.com/freeplay”

TouchArcade – ★★★★★
“…ARC Squadron embodies what makes an iOS game great and is a must-play.”

G4TV – Game of the Week
“Without question, Arc Squadron is one of the best space shooters we’ve ever played on iOS.”

Kotaku – Gaming App Of The Day
“ARC Squadron is a delight.”

Inside Mobile Games
“ARC Squadron raises the bar for quality among iOS games”

148Apps.com
“Not very often does a newcomer impress, quite to the level that ARC Squadron has”

GameTrailers
“Some of the best visuals we’ve seen on iOS”

Modojo
“You should definitely play and enjoy this impressively polished shooter”

An evil race known as the Guardians is taking over the universe, ravaging planets, and killing all peaceful life forms. You are the galaxy’s only hope for salvation. As an elite pilot serving in the ARC Squadron, you are tasked to take on the Guardians in head-to-head combat and bring down their empire.

With simple one-touch controls, you can shoot, blast, and annihilate enemy forces to hunt down each of the nine Guardian lords and destroy them once and for all. The ultimate battle for the galaxy is nigh. Are you on board?

* Stunning graphics, optimized for Retina display
* Massive sixty-four level campaign
* More than twenty unique environments
* Fifteen challenge levels
* Nine boss battles
* Six upgradeable ships, with unlockable ship skins
* Ten upgradeable weapons
* Gamecenter friend challenges, leaderboards and achievements

What’s new

Contains a fix for a rare issue in 1.2 that would cause save data to be erased.

The update includes…
– Support for iCloud
– Increased maximum sensitivity for touch input
– Added additional items to the Hanga

 

 

 

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Brihanna Watson

About - Brihanna has been a tech fanatic and computer nerd nearly all her life. When she isn’t chasing around kids or glued to her iPhone, she is updating app junkies like herself on where to find the latest go-to apps. Twitter & Tumblr @brihannajoi

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