FrEEday Vol 54

Posted by Blake Grundman on August 5th, 2011

Tap Tap Glee

Say what you will about the the television show Glee, but there is just something infectious about their bubble-gum pop renditions of popular songs.  This is why it only seemed like an inevitability that they would end up with their own dedicated music game on the iOS.  The game itself features three base songs for free, with another fifty available for download.  Don't worry though, because there will be a new free track available for download every single day, so if you are patient you can eventually play every track for free.  Tap on, gleeks!

Toss The Ball

Who doesn't love a good carnival game?  Other than folks disappointed that they are not tall enough to ride the Tilt-a-Hurl, there is pretty much something fun for everyone.  Toss The Ball takes inspiration from these style of game, and designed something all their own.  All players need to do is successfully throw a ball into a hole.  Sounds simple enough right?  Try adding in a multitude of different power-ups and obstructions into the mix as well.  This is the kind of mayhem that midways are made of.

Touch Detectives

I always had the dream of being that brooding guy in the trechcoat, quietly smoking a cigarette, while smooth saxophone backings rolled in and I talked about my most recent PI case.  Those looking to relive those memories can check out the first two chapters of the new game Touch Detectives.  Can you crack the case?  Give it a download and find out for yourself.

Avalon Wars

Science Fiction is one genre of games that really reaches out to me.  I mean, where would space marines be without it?  These days most sci-fi games are shooters, so it was a nice change of pace when Avalon Wars was released, bringing its own unique brand of role playing game to the platform.  Featuring an interface and game mechanics that can supposedly be learned in only three minutes, this should be well worth a few minutes of your time.

Velocispider Zero

Shooters have been a permanent fixture in arcades since their introduction decades ago.  Luckily this trend has continued on the iOS, with a plethora of outstanding titles releasing over the last couple of years.  The next in this line looks to be the 8-bit inspired Velocispider Zero.  Launching at the awesomely low price point of nothing, this retro throwback looks to be just what the doctored ordered for someone looking to burn an hour or two.