Qubum is a casual puzzle game that has just gone free. This game was released about a year ago but this is the first time it has ever been made available for free. The game has 3 modes which all involve stacking and sorting crates dropped by drones. It’s available for all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models and works with both a remote or game controller.
Quick Colors is a game that has just gone free for the first time. This is a casual game that tests your reaction speed. You control the color of a central point using the up, down, left, and right directional buttons and must match the color of attacking orbs to avoid damage. There is also a memory mode, which is similar to the classic Simon game, where you need to remember a color series that continuously grows. Quick Color is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models. It works with either the remote or game controller.
Poker Party is a Texas Hold’em poker game that has just gone free. This is only the second time this game has been free since its release late last year. The game features both offline single-player and online multi-player poker table games. There is an optional coach in the game to help teach you the ins and outs of Texas Hold’em poker. Poker Party is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with either a remote control or game controller.
The game Black Mountain Run has just gone free for the first time. This is an endless runner game where you’re avoiding obstacles and collecting fireflies to avoid being overtaken by a creature chasing you down. The game is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with both the Fire TV remote and game controller.
Super Pixalo has just gone down to FREE for the first time. This is a precision platforming game with over 120 levels. The game is retro in both its style and unforgiving difficulty. It’s compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models and works with either a game controller or the Fire TV remote.
Dissonance: An Interactive Novelette is currently available for free. This is the first time this game has ever been offered for free. Dissonance combines a novelette and point-and-click puzzles to create a unique video game experience. The game is oddly only compatible with the 2nd-gen Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, but if you have a 1st-gen device, it doesn’t hurt picking it up using the “Cloud Only” option on the product page, incase it becomes compatible with older devices in the future.
Headlines – RSS Feed Reader for TV has just gone free. This is the first time this app has ever been offered for free. The app’s developer tells me the price will go back up after the first week of March. Headlines just went through a large overhaul with many new features. It allows you to read news articles from RSS feeds right on your Fire TV device. It even displays trending Twitter topics and a weather feed. The app is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV stick models except the 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick, but hopefully that will be corrected soon. It works with either a remote or game controller.
Watchit is a Reddit client for the Fire TV that just went free for the first time. The developer tells me he just released an improved version of the app and to celebrate is offering it for free during this weekend only. On Monday the app will return to its regular price of $0.99, so be sure to pick it up soon if you’re interested in watching videos posted on Reddit on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. The app works with all Fire TV models and either a remote or controller.
PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX has just gone free for the first time. This game from BANDAI-NAMCO was released two weeks ago for $4.99. It’s a modern version of the classic PAC-MAN game that features 132 levels spread across 10 zones with unique layouts. It’s compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with both a remote or game controller.
The game Ticket to Ride is currently available for free. This game was just added to the Fire TV appstore a couple weeks ago and normally sells for $6.99. This is the official electronic adaptation of the immensely popular board game of the same name. Ticket To Ride is touted as a game that takes a minute to learn, but a lifetime to master. The Fire TV version features solo play against up to 4 AI players, local multiplayer play with up to 4 people, and online multiplayer. The online multiplayer is cross-platform, which means there will always be plenty of Android, iOS, Mac, and PC players to play with. Ticket To Ride is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with either a remote control or game controller.