The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – April 26th

Oh look it’s Wednesday. Wednesday is the day when we round up the best games on sale on the App Store right now. So that is exactly what we’re going to do. And we’re going to do it with a smile on our faces and a song in our hearts.

There are some real crackers in the list this week, so you should probably buy all of them to further grease the wheels of the capitalist machine. I mean, them wheels aren’t going to grease themselves now, are they?

As usual you can click on the emboldened name of the games below to download them from the App Store. I think that covers everything you need to know. Now go forth and consume content. It’ll be great.

Tsuro – £2.99 / $ 2.99

A digital version of an intriguing boardgame. It’s all about dragons. But there isn’t any gold hoarding here. Instead you’re just trying not to fly off the board. You build your dragon’s path as you play, and whoever has the last dragon standing wins.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Glitchskier – 99p / 99c


A gorgeous looking shooter with a supreme retro aesthetic. It’s super tough, but it’s also super rewarding. Fly around a collapsing computer syst…

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The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – April 19th

Well, it’s Wednesday again. How did that happen? Did someone fast forward the weekend? Was it you? If it was I’m very disappointed in you. Try slowing it down next time, yeah? I don’t know, some people.

Anyway Wednesday is when we round up the best games that are currently on sale on the App Store. So I’ve just gone right ahead and done that for you. Even though you might have fast forwarded the weekend. It’s just how I rule.

There are some classics in the mix this week, but you’re going to want to be quick if you’re going to download any of them – these sales won’t last forever. As always, click on the emboldened name of a game in the list below to grab it. Let’s do this.

Out There – 99p / 99c

A big and wonderful space exploration game. Part gamebook, part roguelike, all loneliness and death. This is the Omega edition of the game as well, so it’s chock full of interesting new content. And for less than the price of a thing that costs a pound you can’t really go wrong.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Hitman GO – £1.99 / $ 1.99

The game that launched the GO range from Square Enix. It might not have the chops of the g…

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The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – April 12th

Oh look it’s Wednesday. That’s nice. Er, I can’t think of anything cynical or funny to say right now, so I’m just going to fill this first paragraph with explanations to that effect. Sound good to you? Cool.

Well Wednesday is when we look at the best games on sale on the App Store at the moment. And so I’ve done that. I’ve put them in a list. You can read the list down there.

As usual click on the name of a game to go and buy or download it. This ends the preamble for the list. I hope you enjoy the rest of the content. All the best.

Hyperburner – Free


Hyperburner is free!?! Oh cool. But what is it? Well it’s a super fast sci-fi racer that looks absolutely gorgeous. Perhaps more importantly it also controls fantastically. And let’s be honest, the controls are the most important things in a game. No, really, they are. Thinking an auto-running Wipeout and you’re getting there.

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Kathy Rain – £2.99 / $ 2.99

A clever and engaging point and click adventure with a wonderful main character. It’s interesting, it’s smart, and it looks at things from an angle that a lot of games wou…

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The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – April 5th

Oh look it’s Wednesday. So that means it’s time to round up the best games that are on sale on the App Store right now. And looking down my list well, there are a couple of really good games going for cheap right now.

As ever you can click on the emboldened name of a game to download it. And there’s one game here that you absolutely should grab if you haven’t already, because it’s incredible. Ah, but which one?

This one…

Her Story – £2.99 / $ 2.99

A brilliant and entrancing story about a murder. But it’s much more than that. Told through video clips that you watch in a disjointed order, this is a tale that twists and turns as you delve deeper into it. It’s a game that’s tough to explain – you really need to play it though, that much I know for sure.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Mayhem – 99p / 99c


A super-quick, super-hard retro blaster that offers a massive challenge to anyone who dares jump into it. It’s not the deepest game out there, but it’s the sort of experience that, for just 99p, is almost impossible to turn down.

Rea…

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The best games on sale on iPad and iPhone right now – February 15th

It’s Wednesday, the middle of the week, and that means it’s time for us to have a long hard look at five of the best games that are on sale on the App Store right now.

And for the first time in a while it’s actually been pretty tough to pick which ones to add to the list. Basically everything here is a gem, and there are other gems on sale as well.

But I’m a discerning gem-picker with an eye for quality, so these are the ones I’ve gone for. Click on the emboldened name of the game and you’ll be whisked away to the App Store where you can buy the game. You’re welcome.

Motorsport Manager – Free

Where the likes of New Star Soccer kick around whimsy with their sport managing, this one’s a little more po-faced. And if anything, it’s better for it.

Take control of a racing team and lead them to glory. Or if you’re anything like me, lead them to the back of the grid and bankruptcy.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here.

Infinity Blade 2 – Free

A classic. It might not quite have the focus of the original, but it’s not as bloated as the third game in th…

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The best games on sale on iPhone and iPad right now – February 8th

Wednesday, Wednesday, gotta write a list of the best games on sale on the App Store on Wednesday. Everybody’s looking forward to reading and consuming the list, then acting on its suggestions.

That was a pretty catchy song, I think you’ll agree. And it also managed to spell out exactly what I’m up to in this here list. All that stuff I said up there. Wicked.

If you like the look of any of the games, then you can click on their emboldened names to be taken to the App Store, where you can download them to your heart’s content. Probably just once, but that’s more than none, right?

Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1: A Dreadly Business – 99p / 99c

A tongue-in-cheek point and click adventure with a decidedly British thread of humour running through it. It looks lovely, and it plays just fine.

You play the titular investigator who’s trying to track down a serial killer before they strike again. Cue jokes and shenanigans in an alternate Victorian London.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here.

Rush Rally 2 – 99p / 99c


Probably one of the best rallying games on the App…

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The best games on sale on iPad and iPhone right now – February 1st

It’s Wednesday. At least, I think it’s Wednesday. I’ve sort of lost track of time. I’m going to say it’s Wednesday, and you can all just agree with me because I’m super cool and get to write all the words.

Anyway, with it probably being Wednesday it’s time for us to round up the five best games that are on sale on the App Store right now.

It’s not what you might call a vintage week for games being on sale, but there are a few here that you should definitely consider picking up if you haven’t already splashed some of your cash on them.

Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition


While a new version of the game might have graced the App Store recently, that doesn’t mean you should overlook this excellent survival RPG.

Wander around a randomly generated wasteland making things, starting fires, and trying to stay alive for as long as you possibly can.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here.

Little Luca


A smart and cute as a button physics puzzler that sees you trying to find all the stars after they fell out of the sky.

Gorgeous to look at, easy to play, and bubbling with interesting ideas. There might be a few niggles here and there but it’s definitely worth a…

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The best games on sale on iPhone and iPad right now – January 25th

It’s Wednesday, so that means it’s time to round up the best games that are on sale on the App Store right now. Because if we didn’t do it, who else would? That guy over there? I heartily doubt he’d have the nous.

There are some excellent games for cheap. One that’s only just come out, a couple that are reasonably new, and one that is, in my humble opinion, the finest entry into a classic series.

So let’s just jump right in and start listing things. Do you have your list helmet on? I hope so, because here we go. Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

Rollercoaster Tycoon 3


There are some really bad Rollercoaster Tycoon games on the App Store. This isn’t one of them though. It’s a bit fiddly, but it’s premium and it does what it says on its digital tin.

If you want to run a theme park from the comfort of your own phone, then this is the game for you. Especially now it’s pretty cheap.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here.

Angry Birds Space


In some ways, this is the last great Angry Birds game. It tweaks the formula in all the right ways, and the introduction of gravity is, quite frankly, ingenious.

It looks great, it plays great, and right now you can pick it up for nothing at all. So why don’t you stop messing about and…

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The best games on sale on iPad and iPhone right now – January 18th

I think it’s fair to say that the App Store is having a bit of a snooze at the moment. And quite frankly I’d like to join it. But since that’s out of the question for a professional like myself, I figured I’d do a list of the best games on sale and iPad and iPhone instead.

The pickings might be a little slim, but there are three really good games here, and all of them are worth throwing some money at if you haven’t yet.

So with little or no further ado, here are them there games you should be picking up for cheap. If that’s the sort of thing you like doing, anyway.

Lifeline


Most of the Lifeline series is actually on sale at the moment, but I thought I’d highlight the original, since it was such a special game when it first came out.

Essentially the game is all about talking to someone stranded in space. You’re their literal lifeline. Things play out in real-time in the notifications on your phone.

It might sound just like a nice chat, but it’s much more than that. And if you’ve not played it yet you definitely should.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here.

Tabletop Racing


A game that does pretty much exactly what you’d expect it to after reading its…

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The 5 best games on sale on iPad and iPhone right now – January 10th

It’s Wednesday, so that means it’s time for our look at the best games that are on sale on the App Store right now. It’s been a bit of a slow week for price cuts, but we’ve dug deep and discovered some gems.

And let’s be honest here, this is the time of year when we all go a bit crazy for a deal. Mainly because we don’t have any money, we’re pretty depressed, and we’re desperate for anything to distract us from the crushing loneliness.

But don’t you worry, AppSpy is here to help. Not with the crushing loneliness unfortunately, but with the not having to spend very much money to look at shiny things. Sorry. Here’s the list.

Lifeline: Whiteout


One of the most interesting series on the App Store. Essentially you’re talking a stranger through a terrible situation. In this case they’re lost in an icy wilderness. Which is sort of fitting.

The game is played through notifications, and unfurls itself at its own pace. If you like text-based adventures and a bit of innovation then it’s definitely worth grabbing this while it’s free.

Blitz Breaker


A super tough retro platformer that fits snugly into the niche that the likes of Nitrome has been carving out for itself. It’s hard, it’s cute, and it wanders along in bite-siz…

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