While not as extensive as EA’s Christmas Sale, Gameloft too has dropped a good number of their iOS titles to $0.99 for the holidays. Of the 17 on sale, some of the more notable ones includeÂ Gangstar Rio: City of Saints,Â N.O.V.A. 2,Â Fast FiveÂ andÂ Tom Clancy’s Rainbow SixÂ®: Shadow Vanguard. And for those of you who game on the Mac, 6 Gameloft titles on the Mac App Store have also dropped to a dollar (Modern Combat: Domination, Starfront: CollisionÂ and more). No word on when the sale ends exactly, though these $0.99 deals should be good for the rest of the week. The complete iTunes links after the break.
Not content with the ongoingÂ Daily Deals, EA Mobile has launched their 2nd Annual “Biggest Sale” event, where essentially all their App Store games are now going for only $0.99. As such, hit games likeÂ Dead Spaceâ„¢ for iPad,Â Real Racing 2,Â FIFA SOCCER 12, and the newly releasedÂ Trenches IIÂ can all be had for a mere dollar. If you’ve been saving up for some great iOS games, now would be the time to take the plunge. The full list of EA titles on sale can be found after the gap.
With Christmas fast approaching, the App Store’s been seeing plenty of quality freebies of late. Halfbrick, the devs who brought you Fruit Ninja, has dropped theÂ superbly addictiveÂ Jetpack JoyrideÂ to $0 for a limited time. Aside from its well designed one touch gameplay, the various achievements and purchasable new gear will keep you coming back for more…and more. Also free isÂ Sentinel 3: HomeworldÂ (TMA Review), the third installment in the excellent TD series byÂ Origin8. And if you don’t mind a few ads here and there, Gameloft is now offering the solid hack ‘n slashÂ Hero of Sparta IIÂ completely free.
Some of the apps in our roundup will be free until Christmas, though a number of them are only good for a very limited time. Act quickly!
EA Mobile is getting into the spirit of Christmas early with “Daily Deals“, where steep price drops or straight-out freebies are offered everyday. It actually kicked off a few days back, whenÂ The Sims MedievalÂ andÂ SHIFT 2 UnleashedÂ (still showing as $0 as of writing) were the first two EA games to go free. Discounts on in-game content via IAPs are also part of the daily offerings, as can be seen in today’s “hot deal” forÂ Fantasy SafariÂ andÂ Road Trippin’. The promo will run until Jan 2nd, 2012 and a new list of special deals will be refreshed at 9:00am PST each day.
Our massive Thanksgiving and Black Friday Sales Roundup is finally ready. All the biggest and most notable price drops, including those mentioned in previous days, are here. EA Mobile, as expected, is offering a good number of their iPhone and iPad games for $0.99.Â Dead Space,Â C&C RED ALERT for iPadÂ andÂ The Sims 3Â are but a few you can pick up for a dollar over the next several days. Meanwhile,Â Dark Meadow, the critically acclaimed first person adventure, has dropped from $5.99 to $0.99. And if you’re in the market for GPS apps, theÂ CoPilot LiveÂ andÂ NAVIGONÂ series are both discounted by as much as $20. Check out the entire roundup after the gap!
Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Update:Â **Â Denotes apps newly added to roundup.
iBearSoft’s personal finance apps for iOS and Mac, several of which are highly regarded and consistently among the top selling Finance apps on the App Store, are all on sale now for the upcoming US Thanksgiving holiday. Most iBear apps have dropped to $0.99, includingÂ MoneyÂ for iPhone (was $9.99),Â Checkbook HDÂ (universal) andÂ Bills for iPad. The two exceptions areÂ Money for iPadÂ andÂ Bills for Mac, both of which are $3.99 (previously at $9.99). If you’re still looking for quality money tracking apps on your iDevice, now would be a great time to pick up one or more on the cheap.
Not to be out done this Thanksgiving, Gameloft has launched what they’re calling their “Biggest Sale Ever”, resulting in $0.99 price drops for 20 Gameloft iOS games. Big hits likeÂ Silent Ops,Â Starfront – CollisionÂ (TMA Review) andÂ Eternal LegacyÂ (TMA Review) are part of this massive sales event. If you’ve been saving up for sweet App Store deals, this is one you don’t want to miss. The full list and links can be found below.
Korean mobile games publisher Com2uS has joined Namco as one of to offer a Thanksgiving sales event on the App Store. 8 of their bestselling titles are now on sale for $0.99, includingÂ Inotia 3: Children of CarniaÂ andÂ Tower Defense: Lost Earth. No exact time has been given for when the offer ends, though it’s safe to assume that it’ll likely run until the end of the week. More info, piccies and iTunes links after the gap.
Namco has launched their iOS Thanksgiving Sale and 25 games from theirÂ sizeableÂ App Store catalogue is now 40 – 80% off. Games likeÂ ACE COMBAT Xi Skies of Incursion,Â PAC-MAN Championship EditionÂ andÂ Time Crisis StrikeÂ can be had for only $0.99. Meanwhile,Â Puzzle Quest 2Â (TMA Review), one of my favorite match 3 games with doses of RPG elements tossed in, has dropped down to $2.99. This week long sale will last through the Thanksgiving weekend, up until 11:59 PM on Cyber Monday. Check out the full list of games after the break.
Do note that not all games are showing their sale price just yet on iTunes. Check back later and hopefully all the adjusted prices will have gone through by then.
Â Burn the Rope WorldsÂ – The followup to the hitÂ Burn the Rope, WorldsÂ comes packed with 100 new levels, 4 themed worlds and an all-new Endless Burn mini-game. The premise: burn as much rope as you can, though the fire only burns upwards – meaning you’ll have to tilt & turn your iDevice around to keep the flame alive.
Â TrafficVille HDÂ – Think Flight ControlÂ (Review)Â minus the planes and line drawing. Supposedly the first “traffic control” game for iOS, you must manage multiple lights and vehicles and ensure that the flow of traffic keeps humming along. It’s universal, so it can be enjoyed on both your iPhone and iPad.
Â XenoCube SDÂ – A unique take on the Match 3 genre, it’s almost like you’re playing Bejeweled on a rubic’s cube. And being that the playground’s a cube, you can rotate it to make your matches (thus giving it a 3D feel to the game). Power ups, explosive effects and 5 game modes should excite all Match 3 fanatics.