Happy Fourth of July everyone! It’s Independence Day in the US, and plenty of developers are marking the occasion by temporarily lowering the price of their apps, and we’ve seen some solid gaming discounts in particular. Here are five of our faves, including some premium titles at much more affordable prices, and some apps that beautifully blur the boundaries between game and story. Read on for more details!
Note – all prices are accurate at the time of publishing, but these sales are for a limited time and the app’s developers can revert the pricing back to normal at any time. Act fast if you want to snag these bargains!
Beholder – was $4.99/£4.99, now $2.99/£2.99
A totalitarian State controls every aspect of private and public life. Laws are oppressive. Surveillance is total. Privacy is dead. You are the State-installed manager of an apartment building. Your daily routine involves making the building a sweet spot for tenants, who will come and go. However, that is simply a facade that hides your real mission…
Party Hard Go – was $6.99/£6.99, now $0.99/£0.99
It’s 3am. Your neighbors are having a loud party. Stop them in Party Hard, tinyBuild’s award winning Stealth Strategy game. Follow detective John West as he uncovers the truth behind a series of stabbings at parties taking place around the USA.
1979 Revolution – was $4.99/£4.99, now FREE
Based on real stories from Iran between 1978-1981. In this cinematic adventure game you navigate this momentous revolution with only two weapons: your camera and your morality. You play as Reza, a photojournalist, where you get caught up by two opposing sides of the revolution. The fates of those around you hinge on the consequences of your choices.
Spoiler Alert – was $0.99/£0.99, now FREE
When you pick up this game, it has already been beaten. The big bad boss is defeated, the coins are collected and the princess has been rescued. Why, oh why? Unraveling this mystery takes you through the entire game, from the last level to the first. You must uncollect the coins, revive the enemies and avoid nasty time paradoxes. In other words, you must uncomplete the game by playing it backwards.
Neon Chrome – was $9.99/£9.99, now $2.99/£2.99
Neon Chrome is an infinite twin-stick top-down shooter with procedurally generated levels and destructible environment. Choose your character, enter the elevator and try to bring down the Overseer – again and again. Neon Chrome is an endless symphony of fight, die, improve and repeat – many players have over 100 hours logged!