Able Black’s mysterious iOS puzzles go free for very first time (Reg. $2)

The unique story driven puzzler Able Black is now available for free on the App Store. Regularly $2, this is the very first time we have seen the game go for free. Unlike your typical casual puzzle game, Able Black has a deep story and uses a series of text, sounds and images to help you solve puzzles and unravel the mysteries of Ark 19, an “underground habitat designed to save humanity from disaster”. Anyone interested in mobile mystery titles or text based adventures, should definitely give this one a go while it’s completely free. It carries a 5 star rating from over 480 gamers. 

iOS Universal: Able Black: FREE (Reg. $2)

You only have a few hours left to grab the latest App Store Free App of the Week, the Blyss iOS puzzler went free for very first time yesterday (Reg. $2) and MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 just released on iOS for free as well. As always, you’ll find all the best iOS/Mac deals in our Games/Apps Guide.

Able Black Details:

Able Black is an immersive story experience that uses images and sound to guide you through a series of puzzles.


Able is a lonely android struggling with his Citizenship Exam, a test he must pass if he doesn’t want to be shut down. Follow Able as he searches for purpose and a way out of isolation. Discover the secrets of Ark 19, an underground habitat designed to save humanity from disaster. Find out why Able has been left alone in the ark. Uncover what’s hidden there. Take the Citizenship Exam and discover who Able Black really is.


Navigate through five chapters of story text and experience the Citizenship Exam as Able does. After each chapter you’ll be faced with a series of questions that put you in the shoes of Able Black. Answer poetic riddles that echo the theme of each chapter. Solve cryptic puzzles to unlock Able’s story.

Able Black is part story, part game, and full of secrets.

This experience includes puzzles that some users may find challenging. If you need some help head to or visit the Able Black Facebook page

Big Update…

*New Agility Training mode added. Complete the experience to unlock an endless shooter mini game.

*8 new easter eggs to unlock. Hidden among them are notes that reveal some of Able Black’s backstory.

*A new hint mode has been added. There’s no more hard and easy mode. You can now get 5 hints per puzzle. If you can solve all the puzzles without using any hints you’ll be rewarded. For those struggling with puzzles this makes things easier.

*Lots of visual polish including sharper text.

*Bug and grammar fixes.

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