App Store Price Drop Bonanza Roundup!
Looking for the hottest App Store steals ‘n deals? If so, you’re in luck as plenty of great iPhone games are now on sale for as low as $0.99. It’s certainly been a long while since we’ve seen so many price drops simultaneously from various publishers. Aside from PopCap Games’ $0.99 sale, some of the more notable titles you’ll find in this roundup include: Puzzle Agent, Archetype, Assassin’s Creed II , Castlevania Puzzle, Mirror’s Edge and a whole lot more. With so many choices out there, you’re bound to find at least 1 or 2 apps that interest you. Be sure to take a peek at the entire list after the gap, but do hurray as the deals will only last for a limit time!
Archetype delivers a high quality console-style FPS experience on iPhone or iPod touch. No gimmicks, no tricks, just pure iPwnage.
• OPTIMIZED for iPHONE 4: Takes full advantage of Retina Display with HIGHER RESOLUTION weapons, textures and crisper on-screen HUD. Headshots never looked so good!
• INTENSE MULTIPLAYER-ONLY DEATHMATCHES for up to 5 on 5 combat
• TEAM BATTLES ACROSS 5 MAPS with 6 WEAPONS (including the Battle and Precision Rifles, rapid-fire AutoMag, shotgun, missile launcher, and brutal melee axe) plus 2 grenade types
Villain LLC, Archetype $2.99 –> $0.99
A Puzzling Adventure with a Twist. When White House inquiries to the Scoggins Eraser Co. are answered only with curious puzzles, Nelson Tethers from the U.S. Department of Puzzle Research is sent on the case.
The strange events in Scoggins will challenge every ounce of Tethers’ expertise, and possibly his very wits too, with brainteasers at every turn: mazes, logic puzzles, riddles, and more. He soon realizes that these – along with the clinically pre-occupied townspeople, secret societies, and peculiar sounds from the forest – are intimately connected to the core mystery. And what’s with the gnomes?
James Cameron’s Avatar
OPTIMIZED FOR iPHONE 4! High-definition graphics that fully utilize the iPhone 4 Retina display.
Go deeper into the spectacular world of James Cameron’s Avatar™ and embark on a fantastic journey of redemption and discovery two decades prior to the film events. As the first experimental avatar, experience the amazing powers your new body bestows. Will you use those powers to save the Na’vi, or will you work with the humans to destroy their world?
DON’T LOOK BACK! Made to maximize the visual intensity of the iPhone 4 Retina Display, get the cutting edge in adrenaline-driven gameplay on the App Store™! One of the most eagerly anticipated action games of the year, the Mirror’s Edge experience for iPhone® & iPod touch® will leave you breathless!
ZENONIA, has become the frontrunner of the Classic RPG Genre in App Store. It ensures vast amounts of adventure, hours of playing time, hundreds of items, skill and quest which follows an epic storyline.
GAMEVIL, ZENONIA® $2.99 –> $0.99
ZENONIA® 2: The Lost Memories has been highly enhanced in every aspect compared to the original.
Full character and control customization, four characters following individual epic storylines, three different modes, asynchronous online PvP feature and an extended world of ZENONIA guarantee greater enjoyment!
GAMEVIL, ZENONIA® 2 $4.99 –> $1.99
HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia
The epic journey of our hero Grey continues in HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia, where he starts on a new adventure in search of his beloved Fairy.
His encountering with the Apostle of God endangers her existence, and the spiritual companions scatter throughout the twisted dimensions.
Grey, the warrior of HYBRID! Travel through dimensions and restore the twisted realms!
GAMEVIL, HYBRID 2: Saga of Nostalgia $4.99 –> $1.99
Star Wars: Cantina
Hop in the shoes of galactic adventurer Nia Adea and try your hand at running a little cantina on Tatooine – serving refreshments on a hot desert planet can get really hectic! Featuring a colorful clientele familiar to all fans of classic Star Wars: trigger-happy Rodians, burly Gamorreans, Imperial stormtroopers and even a Hutt among others. There is never a dull moment in the Thirsty Bantha Cantina!
Star Wars: Trench Run
STAR WARS: TRENCH RUN 2.0 – New Mission levels have been added! Try your hand at fending off enemy ships and protecting your Y-wing Gold Squadron using the gun turret of the Millennium Falcon. Then pick your choice of five unique ships to play any of the arcade options. In addition, graphics and models have been upgraded for optimal performance. For the first time, you can use your iPhone/iPod Touch as a wireless game controller to play the Trench Run fullscreen on your computer at StarWars.com. This is an upgrade that you have to experience yourself!
THQ, Star Wars: Trench Run $4.99 –> $1.99
Assassin’s Creed II Discovery
Discover an untold chapter from the Assassin’s Creed II storyline. Follow Ezio as he travels to Spain to rescue fellow assassins being held under the guise of the Inquisition, only to uncover a Templar plot to sail west and discover the New World.
ACE COMBAT Xi Skies of Incursion
Revolutionary aerial combat is now in your hands! The No. 1 flight action series comes to iPhone and iPod touch in Ace Combat Xi Skies of Incursion!
Join the Falco Squadron and take off towards the enemy-infested skies in this new original adventure exclusively for the iPhone/iPod touch.
Choose from multiple planes and fly through beautiful vistas made from real satellite imaging!
Downloadable content, including new missions and planes keep the action fast and furious!
Ace Combat Xi Skies of Incursion features amazing graphics that push the limits of iPhone/iPod touch gaming!
Namco, ACE COMBAT Xi Skies of Incursion $4.99 –> $1.99
The infection is spreading and fear is everywhere in this non-stop survival shooter.
Head to South America as a soldier and reporter try to uncover the origin of another zombie outbreak.
KILL ‘EM WITH STYLE
You can finish off weakened zombies with brutal and amazing fatalities by touching the action icon at just the right time.
WATCH YOUR BACK
Switch between 2 characters, ex-soldier Damien Sharpe and reporter Alex Rayne, as they fight together to survive and uncover an evil plot.
Gameloft, Zombie Infection $2.99 –> $0.99
Icarus-X is a Full 3D Vertical Shooter, featuring fast paced action, epic boss battles, challenging achievements, downloadable replays and the mandatory online leaderboards!
Icarus-X is now Universal and supports Retina Display and Game Center.
NICOLAS SEVEZ, Icarus-X, 17.8 MB – $1.99 –> $0.99
Introducing Myst for the iPhone and iPod touch. The complete worlds of Myst, in all its original elegance, in the palm of your hand.
Remember how the surrealistic island became your world? The note, the garden, the books, the pages, the brothers, the choices? Now Myst can become your world no matter where in the world you are. The original Myst sights and sounds have been meticulously re-assembled for a remarkable experience on the iPhone and iPod touch. Everything that you remember from the original Myst in a format where a simple touch or swipe moves you through the world.
Some describe Osmos as “Asteroids meets a lava-lamp,” others as “Katamari meets Lunar Lander,” but all have said it’s a game you must experience to appreciate. Your goal is to grow by absorbing smaller motes, but to propel yourself you must eject matter behind you, causing you to shrink. From this fundamental balance, Osmos leads the player through ambient playgrounds, deep solar systems, competitive petri dishes, dense mote-fields, and more.
Hemisphere Games Inc, Osmos $2.99 –> $0.99
PAC-MAN Championship Edition
PAC-MAN Championship Edition takes competitive eating to a whole new level!
This thrilling update to Pac-Man, developed under supervision of the original Pac-Man creator, was released to Xbox Live Arcade in 2007. The game has garnered acclamations from the gaming press and gamers new-and-old alike. Developed by the PAC-MAN C.E. team, the game has been designed specifically for the touch interface of the iPhone and iPod touch, pumped full of extra mazes, modes, and beginner-friendly features.
Namco, PAC-MAN Championship Edition $2.99 –> $0.99
RISK : The Official Game
THE REAL RISK EXPERIENCE! Now on iPhone® & iPod touch®, pursue world domination with THE ORIGINAL game of strategic conquest. Mobilize against relentless computer-driven enemies or challenge up to 6 real-world multiplayer opponents. Play the game that has fired dreams of global conquest for generations!
Hills and Rivers Remain
Expand your empire in this epic real-time strategy for iPhone/iPod touch!
Battle rivals over territory in real-time! There are only two commands you’ll need to know: dispatching troops and moving your headquarters, making play so easy even beginners can jump right in. But don’t be deceived! Victory will depend on how well you utilize the features of each battleground, as well as the timing of the items you use.
SQUARE ENIX, Hills and Rivers Remain $4.99 –> 1.99
COMMAND & CONQUER RED ALERT
THE COLD WAR IS HOT AGAIN! Experience real-time Command & Conquer strategy with Multiplayer Mode.
SKIRMISH IN 3 DIFFERENT DIFFICULTY LEVELS
Now implemented for Skirmish Mode, choose from 3 three levels of difficulty, from Easy to Hard. Enjoy a challenge that matches your RTS experience.
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night
Take control of Alucard, son of Dracula, and experience Castlevania in a whole new way on the iPhone/
iPod Touch with Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night! Konami brings you a truly innovative Puzzle-RPG system. Developed exclusively for the iPhone/iPod Touch, an exciting first for the Castlevania series!
Konami, Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night $4.99 –> $0.99
Immerse yourself in the first person on rails experience that takes your iPhone or iPod Touch beyond previously imagined limits. Introducing DOOM Resurrection, a brand new, technologically advanced, heart-pounding chapter in the legendary DOOM Saga!
id Software, DOOM Resurrection $6.99 –> $1.99
Welcome to Hell! Prepare to relive the First Person Shooter that defined a generation with the legendary original DOOM – now on the iPhone. As a space marine stationed on the planet Mars, you are all that stands between the armies of Hell and their invasion of planet Earth!
DOOM Classic includes the original three episodes as well as Episode Four, Thy Flesh Consumed, spread across 36 levels of non-stop carnage and action.
id Software, DOOM Classic $6.99 –> $1.99
Hell has returned! Prepare yourself for DOOM II RPG for the iPhone, the sequel to id Software’s hit turn based mobile game Doom RPG.
Choose one of three different characters and get ready to battle through hordes of deadly monsters, including returning favorites such as the Pinky, Cacodemon, and Revenant, as well as new threats like the Sawcubus and Sentinel! Battle towering bosses such as the Cyberdemon, Spider Mastermind, or the Pinkinator!
id Software, DOOM II RPG $3.99 –> $0.99
MANAGE YOUR SOCCER TEAM TO SUPERSTARDOM!
The newest member of the ‘Superstars’ franchise!
Guide your team to world success in Season Mode, bring home a trophy in Cup Mode, or relive memorable international soccer moments in Dramatic Mode!
GAMEVIL, Soccer Superstars™ $2.99 –> $0.99
Baseball Superstars® 2010
OVER 12M COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE
Full featured baseball game including 6 different modes, Baseball Superstars
has enriched My League Mode for up to 6 players customization, Season Mode for a huge game play time and Match Play Mode for a global competition!
GAMEVIL, Baseball Superstars® 2010 $2.99 –> $0.99
De Blob Revolution
De Blob is back – and another color Revolution is needed! This time De Blob goes inside the buildings where people are trapped as graydians by the evil INKT Corporation. Find the best possible route through each floor of the building and save as many graydians as possible – or all of them, if you can! For further rewards you can get a bonus for solving the mazes very fast or facing the threat of a bunch of INKT agents chasing you through the building.
THQ, De Blob Revolution $2.99 –> $0.99
Need for Speed Shift
FAST LOOK AT THE FEATURES:
• Drive 20 awesome cars, including the BMW M3 GT2, Lamborghini Gallardo & Pagani Zonda
• Access both live Bluetooth and local WiFi Multiplayer across 6 modes
• Race on 18 unique tracks in stunning international locations (Chicago, London & Tokyo)
• Jump into Quick Race or dominate the circuit
in Career Mode
• Select 3 Difficulty Settings (Rookie, Pro or Veteran)
• Immerse yourself in physics-based accelerated 3D graphics with OpenGL ES 2.0 integrations
EA, Need for Speed Shift $6.99 –> $0.99
Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2
This sequel to the popular, CRASH BANDICOOT NITRO KART 3D combines the same zany gameplay with a new adventure and multiplayer action. Fans can race as Crash or one of nine other characters on 12 unique tracks for a wild ride as they gather power-ups and a multitude of weapons to slow down opponents. Friends can also challenge each other in the all new multiplayer mode. Four players can race against each other, over the internet, in three different modes.
Activision, Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2 $4.99 –> $1.99
CREATE. EXPLORE. EVOLVE. IT’S AN ALL-NEW ADVENTURE. The SPORE™ Creatures are out of the ooze and onto solid ground in the sequel to the award-winning SPORE™ Origins — created just for iPhone® & iPod touch®.
BE A SPORE CREATURE
Now you’re on a land-based evolutionary adventure full of natural opportunities and deadly dangers. Use the accelerometer and intuitive touch controls to create your Spore Creature, explore your world, and evolve.
EA, Spore™ Creatures $6.99 –> $0.99
Wooden Labyrinth 3D
Wooden Labyrinth 3D is the premium “marble in a maze” experience on the iPhone and iPod Touch. The goal of the game is simple – guide the metal ball to the end by tilting your device. However, WL3D mixes it up with some challenging obstacles – holes and walls – you must maneuver around or even jump over. Now with unlockable marble types, you can take on the levels with a stylish golden marble, or even a gliding ice cube!
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2, one of the top-rated and best selling Action Sports video games of all time, shreds onto the iPhone and iPod Touch! Experience all of the tricks, thrills, and style that made the Pro Skater series so highly acclaimed. Play with the traditional control configuration or the enhanced iPhone/iPod Touch accelerometer controls!
Activision, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 $4.99 –> $1.99
NCAA® Football by EA SPORTS
PURE PASSION. TRUE INTENSITY. STUNNING VISUAL IMPACT! Designed to deliver the amazing graphic quality of the iPhone 4 Retina Display, see and feel the real college football experience. Represent the school of your choice and play with rules and plays reflecting the actual NCAA Division 1 game. Proudly lead your team to glory in the BCS National Championship!
EA, NCAA® Football by EA SPORTS $4.99 –> $1.99
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR
SWING INTO FUN WITH THE #1 GOLF GAME
ON THE APP STORE – now featured in the
latest iPhone®/iPod touch® commercial.
MULTIPLAYER IS HERE!
Play a round of golf or two with a buddy using local WiFi & Bluetooth Multiplayer.
MLB Power Pros Touch 2010 (US)
Major League Baseball game for the iPhone and iPod Touch – is now available for download. Featuring actual players and statistics from all 30 MLB teams, this game brings a realistic baseball experience to the touch of your fingertips. Game play and controls are simple: just tap and slide to pitch, bat, and run!
Exhibition Mode: Select your favorite team and play head-to-head versus the computer.
Konami, MLB Power Pros Touch 2010 (US) $4.99 –> $1.99
9 Innings: Pro Baseball 2011
Play 9 innings with REAL All stars! <9 innings: Pro Baseball 2011> This is the REAL baseball game you have been waiting for.
9 Innings: Pro Baseball 2011, in association with MLB PA, brings you the best full-featured baseball game with all your favorite Major Leaguers!
With REAL players updated with their LATEST stats, 9 Innings showcases all 30 Major League teams and almost 800 actual player profiles.
Com2us, 9 Innings: Pro Baseball 2011 $4.99 –> $0.99
Secrets of the Vatican HD
Reassemble the pieces of the Holy Lance of Longinus in this immersive high-definition version of the top hidden objects game, specially redesigned for the iPad.
Open up your eyes, enjoy the georgeous graphics on iPad and help Father Bellarmo Bagatti in his quest!
Among all the relics spread across the world, the Holy Lance of Longinus is considered the most coveted. This weapon, which pierced the side of Jesus during his crucifixion, would make the men who possess it victorious…Father Bellarmo Bagatti, art historian of the Church of Roma, is in charge of a mission of the highest importance: to retrieve the Holy Lance before the Germans seize it. The outcome of World War II depends on your success.
Gameloft, Secrets of the Vatican HD $4.99 –> $0.99