Free Games Friday: Super Dangerous Dungeons, Monument Valley

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.

Android

Super Dangerous Dungeons 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."

Tower Madness 2: 3D Defense From the publisher's description: "The aliens are back, and this time they’re on a mission to turn your beloved sheep into sweaters for their emperor! The sequel to the hit tower defense real-time strategy adventure TowerMadness is finally here."

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."

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!"

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."

iOS

Monument Valley From the publisher's description: "Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People."

AirTycoon Online 2 From the publisher's description: "AirTycoon Online which was much loved by worldwide management simulation game players has been upgraded into ATO2 with highly luxurious and vivid 3D graphics as well as various new-added features."

Top Tanks From the publisher's description: "Experience explosive retro arcade action tailored exclusively for the 21st century touch screen! Jump in to your heavily-armored war machine and face off against an army of foes from both land and air. Navigate rolling terrain and lob projectiles at oncoming threats with nothing more than the simple touch of a finger."

Yamgun From the publisher's description: "Protect the walls of the citadel against waves of enemies! But watch out, you will soon run out of ammo... Thankfully, you are able to recycle destroyed enemies into brand new ammunition!"

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."

Windows Phone

Imperia Online From the publisher's description: "Join thousands of players in an universe that never sleeps! Take control of your state and expand it into a mighty empire! Recruit soldiers and command huge armies into epic battles and crush all those who oppose you!"

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 Friends 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!"

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