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Indie games on sale to mark holiday

With Memorial Day coming up in the US on Monday, a whole bunch of great iOS games have just gone on sale to mark the holiday and help pass the time this long weekend. There are a ton of price drops afoot, but here our five favorites – all games that we positively reviewed on initial release, and all available for just $0.99/£0.99 until next week.

Lumino City in particular is a gem that we find ourselves recommending time and time again – certainly worth checking out before the prices go back up again. Read on for a bit more information on all our picks, and then grab yourself a bargain or two!

Lumino City – was $4.99/£4.99, now $0.99/£0.99

Lumino City is a wonderful puzzle adventure crafted entirely by hand out of paper, card, miniature lights, and motors. Through this gorgeous environment weaves a clever, charming and puzzling adventure.

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Alto’s Adventure – was $4.99/£4.99, now $0.99/£0.99

Join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless snowboarding odyssey. Journey across the beautiful alpine hills of their native wilderness, through neighboring villages, ancient woodlands, and long-abandoned ruins.

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Samorost 3 – was $4.99/£4.99, now $0.99/£0.99

Samorost 3 is an exploration adventure and puzzle game from the award-winning creators of Machinarium and Botanicula. Visit nine unique and alien worlds teeming with colorful challenges, creatures and surprises to discover, brought to life with beautiful artwork, sound and music.

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Bean Dreams – was $4.99/£4.99, now $0.99/£0.99

Bean Dreams is an action-packed platformer from the dream team that brought you Duet and Bean’s Quest. Its deceptively simple interface keeps you in complete control while all-new game features, gorgeous retina graphics, funky music and 60 stages will bounce you to new heights!

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Human Resource Machine – was $4.99/£4.99, now $0.99/£0.99

Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds. In each level, your boss gives you a job. Automate it by programming your little office worker. If you succeed, you’ll be promoted up to the next level for another year of work in the vast office building. Congratulations!

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