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.
Star Wars: Galaxy Of Heroes From the publisher's description: "Collect your favorite Star Wars characters, like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, and more, from every era – then conquer your opponents in epic, RPG-style combat. Build mighty teams and craft the best strategy to win battles across iconic locations to become the most legendary hologamer in the galaxy!"
Fishing Town From the publisher's description: "Fishing Town is an easy to play fishing game meets RPG-style short stories adventures with legendary and mysterious creatures. Join Lukas and his dad on this most exciting fishing journey. Expand your fishing town and make friends with the villagers! Will you uncover the mysteries surrounding Fishing Town?"
Break The Prison From the publisher's description: "You have been sentenced to death for a crime you did not commit. Now you need to devise an elaborate plan to escape the prison and clear your name. As a brilliant mechanical engineer, you need to build up the tools in your cell first."
Kill Shot Bravo From the publisher's description: "Arm yourself with deadly assassin sniper weapons, assault rifles, machine guns and the latest military gear to complete covert combat missions deep inside enemy territory!"
Fruit Trip From the publisher's description: "Ms. Fruit owns a big fruit farm, she loves fruit so much, so she decided to collect all kinds of different fruit from all over the world. Collect the fruits by matching three fruits in same shape and color!"
Chaos Battle Hero From the publisher's description: "Massive real-time RPG with users from around the world. Conquer the Colosseum and defeat enemies with powerful equipment and allies!"
Kayos From the publisher's description: "From the developer that brought you the award-winning original game Boost 2, comes another adrenaline rushing experience: K A Y O S. More intense, more challenging, and more chaotic than ever before. With simple controls and a clean, visually enticing interface, Kayos will immerse you into a world with no boundaries or rules - but do you have what it takes to survive?"
To-Fu Fury From the publisher's description: "To-Fu Fury is a fast-paced, action-packed take on the puzzle-platform genre. Solve crafty physics puzzles and triumph in frenetic melee battles."
The Lost City From the publisher's description: "Grandma was right. Nobody really believed her. Not even you, her favorite grandchild. But she was right. And more so than you could ever imagine. The city before you, deep in the mist shrouded forest, can't be found on any map. It shouldn't even exist. Though it's been asleep for a long time, you feel a mysterious power begin to awaken from the ruins around you."
Skies of Blood From the publisher's description: "The skies glow blood red. Join a massive strategy-RPG in a post-apocalyptic sci-fi universe. Utilize advanced weaponry to become the most powerful force in the skies and space!"
The Cursed Ship From the publisher's description: "Search every deck of the gigantic ship for clues, solve challenging puzzles and master entertaining mini-games on your way to the breathtaking truth!"
Star Wars Battlefront Companion From the publisher's description: "Whether you’re in a galaxy far, far away or closer to home, get ready for battle with the official Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Companion app. Featuring the strategic card-game, Base Command, the Companion lets you earn in-game Credits that unlock Star Cards, blasters, and more in Star Wars Battlefront."
Storm Of Wars From the publisher's description: "Storm of Wars brings real-time strategy combats to a kingdom building war game. It features fast-paced combat in cities and epic real-time wars on the world map that impact gameplay and strategy in fun, unexpected ways!"
Dragon Friend From the publisher's description: "Collect awesome unique dragons while personalizing your mystical island on Windows 10! Socialize with your best friends and family online with infinite possibilities."
Digfender From the publisher's description: "Beneath your castle an enemy lies waiting. Grab your shovel and prepare your defenses! Dig deep into the ground and find valuable treasures and ancient relics to help you on your mission."
Real Bowling Star From the publisher's description: "Real Bowling Star is one of the best bowling games in the Windows market. The high-quality graphics make players feel like they are at their local bowling alley."
2048 Colors + From the publisher's description: "Swipe to move the tiles. When two tiles with the same color touch, they merge to get new color! Try to climb up the score ladder."
Grim Legends 2 From the publisher's description: "Embark on a dangerous quest through mysterious ruins and magical woods in the second chapter of Grim Legends series. Save the young queen from a mortal danger and change the faith of the entire kingdom!"
Bubble Pet Journey From the publisher's description: "A lovely and cute graphic game with many cute pet animal tiger, frog, cat, dog...etc..covered by bubble, look kute, kawaii !"
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