Don’t Miss This: 5 Years Of The App Store. Celebrate With FREE Popular Apps & Games – [SALE, UPDATED]

Don’t Miss This: 5 Years Of The App Store. Celebrate With FREE Popular Apps & Games – [SALE, UPDATED]

For those who are perhaps still not aware, the iTunes App Store will turn five on Wednesday. The store was first launched on July 10, 2008, and is – by many – seen as the digital platform which really “kick-started” the modern-day app business we know and love, today.

To celebrate the digital store’s momentous 5th anniversary(and just how far Apple’s ‘app’ business has come in that time) – the Cupertino, CA company has this week quietly launched a sale on some of the most-popular iOS games and apps you’ll find on the iTunes App Store.

The Verge was the first to take note of the sale, which includes favorites such as Tiny Wings, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, and more!

Head below for a list of each app now on-sale (for a limited-time).

Tiny Wings (iPhone/iPad)

You have always dreamed of flying – but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beautiful hills. Use the hills as jumps – slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment – until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.

Version: 2.0.2
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Version: 2.0.1
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Badland (iPhone/iPad)

BADLAND is an award-winning atmospheric sidescrolling action adventure platformer taking place in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest looks like it’s from some beautiful fairytale, there seems to be something terribly wrong. The player controls one of the forest’s inhabitants to discover what’s going on. Through his journey he discovers astonishing amount of imaginative traps and obstacles.

Version: 1.95
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Sword & Sworcery

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is an exploratory action adventure with an emphasis on audiovisual style. Traverse a mythic little realm, use a sword to do battle & evoke sworcery to solve mystical musical mysteries. Communicate with friends via Twitter, experience a videogame world that is affected by moon phases & help a wandering warrior monk complete her woeful errand.

Version: 1.11
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Infinity Blade II

The God King has been defeated, an unlikely hero has emerged and now you must discover the truth behind the secrets of the Infinity Blade. The continuing journey of young Siris unfolds as you delve deeper into the world of the Deathless tyrants and their legion of Titans. Can you unlock all the mysteries and successfully wield the power of the Infinity Blade in this timeless swordplay adventure of champions and villains?

Version: 1.3.2
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Where’s My Water

Help Swampy by guiding water to his broken shower. Each level is a challenging physics-based puzzle with amazing life-like mechanics. Cut through dirt to guide fresh water, dirty water, toxic water, steam, and ooze through increasingly challenging scenarios. Every drop counts!

Version: 1.13.1
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The Idiot Test 3

Trying to prove that you’re not an idiot? How many times will you fail trying to complete this whacky test? – Make a fool out of your friends, family or even your co-workers and make them publish their failure on their Facebook profile.

Version: 1.2.1
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Pig Shot

Pig Shot is an incredibly addicting action game where you constantly launch your pig off slingshots before rolling it at high speed through a challenging trail that is filled with random obstacles. Collect cauliflower to accumulate gas and make your pig fart for a temporary speed boost. There are over a dozen of achievements such as ‘Constipated Pig’ to be unlocked in the game and you can check your standing on the Game Center/OpenFeint leaderboard. You can even send an email highscore challenge your friends.

Version: 2.0.0
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Glow Puzzle

Glow Puzzle is simple yet very addictive neon themed puzzler. The goal of the game is to connect all of the dots with a continuous path without reusing a path that you’ve already established.

Version: 2.2.2
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Real Steel

Champions aren’t born. They’re made. Introducing the official “Real Steel” game on App Store. A Smash Hit with over 10 Million Downloads across all platforms.

Based on the Dreamworks movie, starring Hugh Jackman, the gritty action of Real Steel takes place in a secret world where boxing has gone high-tech in the not-so-distant future. Players lead their robot to greatness, fighting off steel opponents weighing over 2,000 pounds and reaching up to 8 feet tall. Real Steel features rich gameplay and high replay value including new Tournament and Survival Modes.

Version: 1.16.0
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War of Reproduction

The smallest cell of man …
embarks on a quest to find the biggest cell of woman.

Long journey with a traveling a distance of 3000 times its body length. The inevitable conflict and competition leading up to the fierce battle. Who will be the bravest of them all that will come out as the sole survivor out of 30 million competitors?

The basic instinct of sperm towards procreation begins!

Version: 1.1.0
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Liquid Sketch

Solve puzzles using beautifully colored, unbelievably realistic liquid! Rotate your device to pour, use your fingers to splash around or build bridges and pipes with blocks. Engage in 90 challenges testing your logic over 6 stages covering different aspects of liquid mechanics or let your imagination run wild in the sandbox mode.

Version: 1.4
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Day One Journal

A new way to journal. Enter your memories, ideas, events and photos to have them synced to your iPhone and iPad using iCloud or Dropbox.

Version: 1.14
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Traktor DJ

The world’s #1 pro DJ software brings high-impact DJing to iPhone. Touch your tracks and create stunning mixes in seconds. “Incredibly well designed and packed with great features.” (WIRED)

Version: 1.3.3
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Version: 1.3.3
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Add beautiful text and artwork to your photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram. Create inspirational, informational or even funny images to share quickly and easily. In only a few seconds you can add captions, quotes, jokes, memes, poems or anything else you can think of to a photo.

Version: 2.2.2
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Barefoot World Atlas

Barefoot World Atlas is a magical interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet. This is a multi-language, universal app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Version: 3.0.3
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How To Cook Everything

This first-of-its-kind app of the bestselling cookbook — How to Cook Everything® from New York Times columnist Mark Bittman — has 2,000 recipes, 400 how-to illustrations, and a host of features that appeal to cooks on the go.

Version: 1.9.12
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Map My Ride +

Turn your iPhone into the ultimate cycling computer. Easily track route, speed, distance, calories, time with audio alerts, and much more!

Version: 5.4.3
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Knots 3D

Have you ever wondered what a knot looks like rotated 40° or maybe 90°? Or maybe you want to see what a Trilene knot or Constrictor knot looks like from the back? Use your finger to spin the knot and see how it looks from any angle in 3D!

Choose from 87 different knots and see how they’re tied in incredible detail. Watch the knot draw itself or use your finger to tie and untie the knot. Its easy to see where the virtual rope goes in and out and around. Zoom in on the knot to get a closer look or flip it around for another perspective. Can your old school knot app do that?!

Version: 4.1.0
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Smart Tools

You do not always have at hand the measuring instruments you need. But your iPhone is always with you! – “Smart Tools – Flashlight, Level, Protractor, Ruler, Compass, Metal Detector, Sound Meter, Vibration Meterr” app will turn your iPhone into a tool set that will be in your pocket right when you need it!

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Grid Diary

Never worry about what to write in your diary again! Grid Diary’s question format will jolt your memory by asking you questions on what happened in your day. You can simply pick questions that you want to answer everyday from Grid Diary’s question format library, or you can personalize questions to suit your personal needs. Pick questions that ask about your family, your work, and your daily inspirations, etc…

Grid Diary will then guide you to record your daily life in every aspect that you care about. You have total freedom in the amount of text you want to fill in a grid!
With the help of Grid Diary’s reminder setting, writing diary will become your daily habit in no time. Grid Diary can be an invaluable resource for your diary writing needs.

Version: 2.0.5
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AcePlayer can play almost any file format movies and streaming directly on iPhone, iPod or iPad. Just transfer the media files to your iOS devices by iTunes File Shareing or over Wi-Fi, then they can be played all at once.

Version: 3.3
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Toca Band

Rock out with Toca Band! — Toca Band is getting ready for their big concert and needs your help to mix beats and sounds together for their hit song.

Toca Band is a fun and easy toy that encourages children to explore music in a new creative way! Choose from 16 different cool characters – each with their own unique quirky sound and musical rhythms. Put your band members on stage to get the music started – then move them around and see what happens!

Try out new band combinations, explore different sounds – and while you’re at it, why not give the lovable rapper, Stikk Figga something he always dreamed of: a solo performance.

Version: 1.0.4
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Localscope is a window to your world that lets you explore your surroundings like never before. Discover and find places, people and information around you using geo-tagged data from multiple local search engines, social networks, media sharing services and other apps.

Version: 4.1
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Run Tracker

Run Tracker is a GPS based tracking app for people who want to keep track of their running fitness goals.

Version: 1.8
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- Added Run Tracker.