This week’s free app courtesy of the App Store is Shades: A Simple Puzzle Game. The puzzler is regularly listed at $1.99 and is now available to download for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Outside of a 3 day sale back in October of 2014, this is the only other time we have seen the game go free.

Head below for more details and gameplay footage:

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Featured in Apple’s “Best New Games,” it is as the name suggests, a simple but addictive puzzle game. A new and minimalist take on the classic brick clearing format, players are tasked with organizing similar colored bricks and stacking them to clear the board:

A mesmerizing, calming, zen-like experience that quickly evolves into a devilishly challenging puzzler. Meditation + Panic. It’s a fantastic combo…A very simple game that will challenge you to think very fast.


  • Simple rules
  • Intuitive gameplay
  • Difficult to master
  • 3 modes of play. Easy. Medium. Hard.
  • Beautiful, colorful, minimalist design.
  • Sound design by ONBC

iTunes Free App of the Week: Shades: A Simple Puzzle Game (Reg. $2)

Be sure to check out more top iOS deals in our daily game/app roundups.

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