Win a Winner!
Writers & Photographers
Berlitz Summer Camp
by Allen Rausch
For iPhone, iPad, Android
Free, ages 8 and up
It’s no secret that times are tough out there and sometimes even 99 cents for a game or an app can feel like a burden. That’s why I love the Open Feint Game Channel app. Game Channel (available in the iPad App Store or the Android Market) is a free app that offers you a free game to download every day.
The quality of the games varies, of course. Some days you’ll get a “freemium” game. That’s the type of game that gives you 25 percent of the game for free and charges you to unlock the full title. Those days are the exception, though. Most days you’ll at least find a decent quality game absolutely free and I’ve discovered some apps through the channel that have given me months of enjoyment.
Even better, the Game Channel team sometimes makes some amazing deals that you can take advantage of simply by checking the app every day. My favorite deal so far was a 24-hour special where you could get EA’s awesome “The Sims: Medieval” (ordinarily $2.99) absolutely free. When you download the app and sign up for a free account, you also get access to the “Open Feint” network, a way to link up with gamers across the world, and players to compete against and compete with for achievements. Game Channel is a free app that more that pays for itself!
Allen also recommends …
• Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions, by Namco Bandai for 3DS, $29.99, Rated E, ages 8 and up
• Pac Man Party 3D, by Namco Bandai for 3DS, $29.99, Rated E, ages 8 and up
• Triple Town, by Spryfox for iPhone, iPad, Android, Free, ages 8 and up
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