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While all the little kiddies are out gathering candy – assuming they aren’t out on the East Coast because that would be fairly dangerous given the current circumstances – it can be tough figuring out what the rest of us can do with our time. Sure there might be the odd Halloween party and there’s always sitting around waiting for trick-or-treaters. But what’s a person to do with their downtime? Why not take to the App Store and sample a bunch of new Halloween content that’s just been added to a number of DeNA titles?

Blood Brothers – The most recent “gather creatures and strengthen/evolve them” game to come from Mobage is having a special Grave of Kings event. Players can nab some event-only familiars (complete with jack-o-lantern masks) until November 1st. Or until the special raid boss event ends. Which will also be on November 1st. So yeah.

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-08-28 :: Category: Games

Deity Wars – Starting now and continuing through October 31st players will be able to participate in a special live event to try and earn both rare cards and the expected Halloween-themed in-game items. Nothing like mixing a few ghosts and goblins with gods, right?

FREE!
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2012-08-07 :: Category: Games

Fantasica – Guard your dreams! A bunch of Halloween nightmares have been let loose and players must band together to fight them off. The special event runs through the 31st and will give us all the chance to win some special loot and cards. I feel like I should reinstall this just so I can ogle the new characters because I love the artwork so much.

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-08-07 :: Category: Games

Kingdom Wars! – Get your hands on some limited time Halloween Edition Dungeon card packs and hopefully bring a ghost, witch, or other nightmarish monstrosity into the ranks. “Mwahahahahaha!!!” and all that.

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-09-25 :: Category: Games

My Monster Rancher – Rather than focusing on special event monsters (although there are those, too), My Monster Rancher is tossing lots of special prizes and costume items into the pot cauldron. Witch hats, pumpkin heads, and more await!

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-07-10 :: Category: Games

Ninja Royale – This Halloween a bunch of vampires chose the wrong ninja to try and snack on. In addition to the special themed drops a special jack-o-lantern clan, CARVER, has been added. Seriously though, of all the human prey to hunt why would vampires want to go after a ninja?

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-03-02 :: Category: Games

Pocket Planes – We’re all familiar with ferrying bitizens back and forth to earn some cash. We’re also accustomed to hauling a bunch of the little pixel people and their gear to special destinations for specific purposes. Now we can fly lots of ghouls, candy, and whatnot around until the 31st. Let’s make sure these bitizens have a Halloween they’ll never forget!

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-06-14 :: Category: Games

Rage of Bahamut – Granted I’m used to special events in this CCG but I’ve yet to take part in any that were holiday themed. This time it’s going to be the Manor of Illusions, complete with plenty of special items and cards to earn. I suppose it’s time to start stockpiling more cure waters.

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-05-15 :: Category: Games

Tiny Tower – Not even Tiny Tower is safe from the horrible spirits roaming the App Store. Granted the ghostly costumes have been available for bitizens to wear for quite some time but now there’s a special Halloweed-themed mission to complete. And you can dress them up and start haunting your tower’s floors now through the end of the month.

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-06-23 :: Category: Games

Remember Sprinkle? That super-awesome water physics puzzle game about aliens defending their homes from meteoric garbage? Well it’s just been topped-off with more content.

Mediocre Games has just released an update with 14 new levels. That’s probably about 3 lifetimes worth of gameplay, assuming one plans to aim for the maximum rating in each one. Seriously, getting the highest rating for the later stages in this game is hard.

But the real reason I wanted to talk about this has to do with Sprinkle‘s “controversial” in-app purchase option to unlock later worlds. Essentially it wasn’t necessary, as metalcasket mentioned in our review‘s comments. The feature has since been removed, but Mediocre has been gracious enough to offer up 6 new levels (in addition to the previously mentioned 14) to these early in-app purchasers. How cool is that?

Sprinkle is still just $0.99, and now features 36 levels (42 for the in-app folks). And there’s no time like the present to strap on that adorable little extra terrestrial firefighter’s helmet.

$1.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-08-25 :: Category: Games

FaceFighter Gold is a new version of the arcade fighting game FaceFighter from Appy Entertainment that we looked at back in June. This version, which is free today as part of Open Feint’s Free Game of the Day site, includes all of the previous in-app purchasable expanded features of the previous version. This version is being released to celebrate over 3 million installs of FaceFighter thus far.

In addition to getting all of the previous versions expansions free, there are also some new features. The Wheel of Pain lets you choose from dozens of different attacks you can use while in the game. You choose your attacks from a slot machine type selection screen before you start each match. Also new in this version is OpenFeint integration.

FaceFighter Gold is a fun, easy to play arcade game and it’s free today. Why not grab it?

$3.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2010-06-07 :: Category: Games

Gameloft will kick off a celebration of their 10th Anniversary with a promotion they call iPhone Happy Hour giving away free games for all! For this great celebration, Gameloft will set one of their games to FREE for two hours each day for 10 days. That means 10 free games, if you are on your toes.

To find out the free games first, follow Gameloft on Twitter. I suggest you set the notifications on Twitter to send you a text message when they update to get the notice as quickly as possible.

We don’t know what games will be free, but we can expect them to be some of their big ones considering the importance of this celebration. The celebration starts today, so what are you waiting for? Hurry up and follow Gameloft!

Lots of app developers have gotten into the holiday spirit and lowered the prices of their apps — many all the way down to free. So if you’re looking for something to fill up that new iPhone you found under the tree — or maybe something new for the one you already have, here’s our guide for you.

Read on for our Christmas list.

Continue reading Cheap and Free Apps: App Developers Gift To Us All »

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