Two popular iOS gaming titles by Gameloft, Gangstar Rio and N.O.V.A 3, and Pudding Monsters by ZeptoLab of Cut the Rope fame are currently free on the App Store.
“N.O.V.A. 3 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance” is a sci-fi first person shooter game where your goal is to fight for mankind’s survival by fighting enemies on a war-torn Earth. The game is universal, that is, it runs on both the iPhone and the iPad, and was priced at $6.99 earlier. It’s a heavy 1.69GB download and requires iPhone 3GS and up, iPod touch 3rd gen and up or any iPad running iOS 4.3 or later. You can download the game from this link.
“Gangstar Rio: City of Saints” is a third-person shooter game based in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You play the role of a gangster, taking him through 60 varied missions using a variety of weapons and vehicles. The game, priced at $4.99 earlier, is an 878MB download requiring iPhone 3GS and up, iPod touch 3rd gen and up or any iPad running iOS 4.3 or later. You can download the app from this link.
Pudding Monsters is a puzzle game by the folks at ZeptoLab best known for their popular title Cut the Rope. The gameplay revolves around sticking together multiple “pudding monsters” to save them from the fridge-owner, where they reside. The game is available as separate versions for the iPhone and iPad, and both those versions have gone free as a part of Apple’s free app of the week promotion. Pudding Monsters, earlier $1.99, can be downloaded for free for the iPhone using this link, and for the iPad using this link.