Crossovers aren't all that uncommon in video games, but they're rarely as satisfying as we want them to be. Sure, it's fun to see Iron Man tussle with Street Fighter's Chun-Li, or watch Mario trade blows with Sonic the Hedgehog, but what would happen if characters from disparate realities just sat down and, y'know, talked? The Poker Night games might be the only ones to answer this question, and the second one has made a pretty slick transition to iOS.
We've got a couple of big multi-app sales going on that will help you when you travel and entertainment for your long flight, plus a few smaller games and utilities that have decided to part ways with their higher prices. So enjoy this banner episode of our price drop article before the iPhone 5 arrives and all the app sales that will follow in its wake.
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.
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:
If you’re a fan of buddy-cop movies, clichéd puns, and slapstick humor, you’ll feel right at home in Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 1: The Penal Zone. It’s the first episode in a five-part adventure series, as the rather lengthy name suggests. In this first installment, the kooky pair of freelance investigators deals with some equally kooky characters, including the main villain, an alien named Skun’kape who lands on Earth in peace but clearly has an ulterior motive. It’s up to Sam and Max to find out the true reason for his arrival and banish him to another dimension.
Mac gaming fans have one less reason to be envious of their PC-using brothers & sisters, now that Telltale Games has made the official announcement that the episodic Sam & Max is coming with a third season entitled The Devil’s Playhouse -- and it will be available on the PC, Playstation 3 and yes, even the Mac.