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Blast-a-way - $1.99 down from $4.99

09-20-2012, 02:43 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 877
Blast-a-way - $1.99 down from $4.99


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Let the butthurt from early adopters commence:

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09-20-2012, 03:14 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Don't care about the price drop, but wow, this marks the first sale ever by Illusion Labs on the AppStore! I believe their reason though: to celebrate the launch of the iPhone 5. It's their only game that supports the iPhone 5's screen, and it's also one of Apple's "Great Games on iPhone 5." The sales must not have been too amazing though despite the GOTW feature from Apple. It fell off the charts pretty darn fast.

Aside from all of that, get the game!

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Last edited by backtothis; 09-20-2012 at 03:20 AM.

09-20-2012, 03:27 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,251
All of Illusion Labs games are great...and I still have Sway on my iPhone since it was released. Only Illusion Labs game I don't own, so this sale made it an instant buy for me.
09-20-2012, 03:34 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 712
Quote:
Originally Posted by backtothis View Post
Don't care about the price drop, but wow, this marks the first sale ever by Illusion Labs on the AppStore! I believe their reason though: to celebrate the launch of the iPhone 5. It's their only game that supports the iPhone 5's screen, and it's also one of Apple's "Great Games on iPhone 5." The sales must not have been too amazing though despite the GOTW feature from Apple. It fell off the charts pretty darn fast.

Aside from all of that, get the game!
Actually Touchgrind BMX recently got an update that supports iPhone 5. But regarding this, this is a very polished physics puzzler that is worth the price, highly recommended

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09-20-2012, 04:04 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,654
Definitely wasn't expecting this, but I'm happy to get it for this price.
09-20-2012, 04:06 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,049
It is a great game and highly recommended, but I do wonder if these kind of sales make people less and less likely to buy games at "premium" (for appstore definitions of premium) pricepoints. But maybe it's the other way around: people already don't buy games at 4.99 so games go on sale sooner and sooner. Either way: not a good sign.
09-20-2012, 04:40 AM
#7
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,916
aahhh! bought

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09-20-2012, 04:55 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Quote:
Originally Posted by backtothis View Post
Don't care about the price drop, but wow, this marks the first sale ever by Illusion Labs on the AppStore! I believe their reason though: to celebrate the launch of the iPhone 5. It's their only game that supports the iPhone 5's screen, and it's also one of Apple's "Great Games on iPhone 5." The sales must not have been too amazing though despite the GOTW feature from Apple. It fell off the charts pretty darn fast.

Aside from all of that, get the game!
No sale is ever to "celebrate" anything. Ever. In the history of the world.
09-20-2012, 07:56 AM
#9
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,778
I searched out Illusion Labs AppStore history in Appshopper to see their trends for game sales before buying this the other day, and from what I could tell all their games are $4.99 and have never seen a markdown. So I felt secure enough that the price wouldn't drop right after I purchase this. Should have known better I guess. People are gonna eventually stop buying games altogether and just wait for the eventual freebie alert. Seems almost every game drops to free or damn near it soon after launch...

Last edited by Snooptalian; 09-20-2012 at 08:01 AM.
09-20-2012, 09:00 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,250
Had wanted this since release, but was buying way too many games at the time. Did like the lite version so definately grabbing it now.