With the iPad 2 hitting the shelves tomorrow, it stands to reason that you're going to need games for it.
True to form, Electronic Arts has announced a weekend-long sale up to 70% off of every EA game optimized for iPad, including Dead Space, Madden NFL 11, Mirror’s Edge, FIFA 11, Rock Band Reloaded, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Tetris, Risk, Monopoly, Scrabble, and Pictureka!.
The last time there was a sale like this we mentioned that there was no good reason for ever buying another game for more than 99 cents again in February. It appears we were wrong. There may never be another good reason for paying more than 99 cents for an App Store game. The list of awesome titles Gameloft is offering up for less than a buck is truly bonkers.
If you haven't had a chance to check it out yet, the Mac|Life Essentials Guide for your iPad is now half off! At only 99 cents, the app includes a must-have apps collection, a guide on how to get all your work done from the iPad and the beginner's guide to mastering your iOS devices.
The app also includes some pretty nifty navigation features, like bookmarks, pinch-zooming functionality and high definition text and art. Check it out!
EA has announced today that they'll be holding a 48 hour App Store fire sale. Over 25 of their titles will be on sale for just 99 cents each. Now, before you get too excited, it needs to be noted that the sale does not include the amazing new EA release, Dead Space, but there are still some very high quality gems on this list.
In honor of winter being cold and chilly and a small blizzard beginning to fall outside my apartment, Telltale Games has announced its "Best of iPad Celebration Sale". Here, four of the company's best-reviewed iPad titles have been priced down 40% from $6.99 each to $2.99 through Tuesday, February 10.
Canada already has a lot going for it: It's the birthplace of William Shatner, and poutine. Not only that, but they also invented insulin, standard time and television. Yep, they might also have free health care... but do you want to know what really grinds our gears about our northern neighbors? The sweet deals they're currently getting on refurbished iPads from Apple's online store.
If you're selling games on the App Store and Christmas rolls around, it never hurts to go all in. That being said, the cool cats at Avallon Alliance have announced that, in collaboration with Santa, the company will be giving away all of its iPhone, iPod touch and iPad games for free during the Christmas holidays.
Hey Everyone! Steam is having an unbelievable Holiday Sale with some deep, deep discounts on some utterly awesome games! YAY! Oh, wait, what's this? There's only one Mac-compatible game on sale right now, and it's been on sale for dirt cheap once already this year? BOO!
Even if you didn't participate in this year's Black Friday retail stampedes, there are still savings to be had if you know where to look.
Over in the gaming world, Sega of America announced discounted prices for six of their best-selling iOS titles for Apple's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The sale will last until December 1 and includes the following games:
With the shadow of the holiday season looming close, the thoughts of Mac|Life's editorial staff and stable of writers have turned to thoughts of family, good times, great food and what the heck to buy for the gamer who has everything. While picking up an A-list title for a Mac or console of choice can be touch and go, depending on the tastes of the gamer in your life, casual games of a certain quality are always sure to please. With this in mind, we're sure that you'll be thrilled to hear that Pop Cap, makers of some of the finest casual games to be had on any platform or device, is holding a holiday sale, slashing the cost of their maddeningly addictive casual games for Mac and Windows machines by 50%.