The weekend's almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.
This is a hand-picked list of free apps we've noticed this week while assembling our regular App Deals roundup of new and discounted apps. We haven't reviewed them and we don't endorse them. As with the main App Deals column, apps can stop being free at a moment's notice if they're discounted, so grab them quickly if you're interested.
Block City Wars From the publisher's description: "Welcome to the City! To the pixel world where the real war is going! Complete impossible missions, drive cars, parkour, destroy enemies or just do what you wanna do!"
Crazy Rocket From the publisher's description: "This game is for the player, who likes playing Flappy Bird, Clumsy Bird, Floppy Bird, Flappy Wings, Flappy Craft, Clappy Bird, Revenge Bird and other similar games. This game has additional challenging which includes Tilt functionality."
Deep Under the Sky From the publisher's description: "Try life as a strange jellyfish on a remarkable world. Learn to fly through the skies of a psychedelic Venus, to explore and flourish."
Terminator Genisys Revolution From the publisher's description: "The year is 2028 and humanity is on the brink of extinction. Help John Connor in the war to save the human race in the official game of the new movie Terminator Genisys. Escape from the Skynet prison camp and fight the machines in this action-packed sci-fi shooter!"
Endless Skater From the publisher's description: "Choose from five of the top professionals to ever set foot on a skateboard and jump into endless levels that challenge you to get as far as you can, or score as many points as you can."
Monument Valley From the publisher's description: "Inspired by minimalist 3D design, optical illusions and palaces and temples from around the world, every monument is a unique, hand-crafted world to explore."
Exiles From the publisher's description: "Become one of the Elite Enforcers and go on various missions that will unravel the secrets behind the plot to enslave the world. A large arsenal of items and weapons to use against vicious aliens and enemies at your disposal."
EA Sports UFC From the publisher's description: "Step into the Octagon® with EA SPORTS™ UFC® for mobile! Collect your favorite UFC fighters, throw down in competitive combat, and earn in-game rewards by playing live events tied to the real world of the UFC."
Halftone 2 From the publisher's description: "Halftone 2 makes it easy to create comic and scrap books with your images. Choose a page layout, apply photo filters, position captions, add speech and thought balloons, place some WHAMs, BAMs, and POWs, mix in a few sound effects, and share your creation as an image, multi-page document, or high-definition video."
Bowling Central From the publisher's description: "Bowling Central takes you on a bowling adventure with mind blowing challenges and state of the art physics simulation! Bowl using intuitive swipe controls or realistic Wii-like motion gestures!"
Little Builders From the publisher's description: "On our construction site your child can drive a digger, mix cement, roof a building, operate a crane, drive a street sweeper or paint a house. Our Little Builders dig, plaster, fill, paint and mix... And they need your children´s help."
Toca Life: Town From the publisher's description: "You rule this Town, a play world where anything and everyone is welcome! With different locations and many classic Toca Boca characters, the everyday adventures in Town are infinite."
Valiant Hearts From the publisher's description: "Immerse yourself in the touching story of four unsung heroes swept up by World War 1 in this unique interactive graphic novel that combines action, puzzles and adventure."
Warhammer: Snotling Fling From the publisher's description: "Command a crazy crew of Snotlings and and fling them at Empire Soldiers!!"
Kapsula From the publisher's description: "Kapsula is a puzzle/racer set in a Soviet space colony full of clones. *WARNING: It's a difficult game, comrade!"
ReOrd From the publisher's description: "Arrange the puzzle and form beautiful landscapes. Select whether you want to count your time to resolve and/or facilitate the assembly using numbers marked in parts."
Equilibrium From the publisher's description: "Equilibrium is a fun, simple game that challenges your sense of balance. All you have to do is remove the red blocks by tapping them from a pile of blocks."
Fantasy Assault 3D From the publisher's description: "Travel in a fantasy world, and fight against swordsmen and magicians in this medieval battle. Dangerous enemies are waiting for you! Prove to be one of the best warriors in Fantasy Assault 3D! Try to prove your worthiness and stay alive."
Dictator: Revolt From the publisher's description: "You must make wise and timely decisions, eliminate scheming enemies, pay tribute to true friends, deftly plot, expose conspiracies and, of course, diligently look after the welfare of your large and happy family."
Public Transport Simulator From the publisher's description: "Jump behind the steering wheel in this driving simulator. There are three different types of missions, depending on what type of vehicle you choose."
Overkill 3 From the publisher's description: "Step into the action of the audio-visual spectacle that is Overkill 3. Lead the Resistance into victory over the evil Faction forces and their brutal killing machines."
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