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Apple's free 12 Days of Christmas giveaway concludes with Shark Dash game from Gameloft

o Nick Spence
06.01.2013 kl 08:15 | Macworld U.K.

Apple's free 12 Days of Christmas giveaway winds down approaching Twelfth Night, with Shark Dash from Gameloft, billed as a 'new benchmark for physics puzzle games.'


Apple's free 12 Days of Christmas giveaway winds down approaching Twelfth Night, with the popular Shark Dash game from Gameloft.

Available to download here, the game is billed as a "new benchmark for physics puzzle games," as gamers play bathroom sharks battling mischievous ducks, playing across 96 levels and four different environments.

Last updated on 19 July 2012, Shark Dash is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. 'Top In App Purchases' range from 69p to a whopping £6.99 for additional gold coins.

Gameloft enjoys success with a range franchises including Asphalt, Real Football, Modern Combat, and N.O.V.A.: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, and also partners with major rights holders including Marvel, Hasbro, FOX, Mattel and Ferrari, with content localised in 12 languages and available in more than 100 countries.

The 12 Days of Christmas promotion runs until today - 6 January - each gift was reportedly only available free for 24 hours, although several can still be found free including Score! Classic Goals.

You can download Shark Dash via your iDevice or your computer and Apple notes: "To access these gifts, the Region Format setting on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch needs to match your iTunes Store account."

While Apple's 12 Days of Christmas giveaways still proved popular, a number of people have took to Twitter to complain about links not working and items turning out not to be free. Debbie Lloyd Tweeted '@MacworldUK I got charged £8.99 for this 'freebie'. What a con!!' when Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth was initially listed as full price not free.

A number of Macworld readers Tweeted that they were unable to download the two Disney Pixar shorts that were given away on 1 January. The free bundle includes 'Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation' and 'Toy Story Toons: Small Fry.' Many users were told that the item was not currently available in the UK store.

Keywords: Hardware Systems  Consumer Electronics  
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