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Gaming and major sale news (11/25/2009)

11-25-2009, 05:17 PM
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Gaming and major sale news (11/25/2009)

1. Gameloft, in addition to Blades of Fury, has made some other multiplayer-enabled games $1 for the holiday season; all of them well worth this price:

Real Tennis 2009 (iTunes link)
Shrek Kart (iTunes link)

Note that there are some other single player titles too; please see THIS for more info. The following single-player titles are on sale:


Castle of Magic ($1.99 -> 99)
Terminator Salvation ($4.99 -> 99)
Brothers in Arms – Hour of Heroes ($4.99 -> 99) (ouch! I’ve paid some $7 for it back in March!)

BTW, speaking of single-player titles, EA also runs some sales. Not as outstanding as those of Gameloft (titles are only up to sale at 50%); nevertheless, well worth checking out if you like their titles. See THIS for more info. Among the titles, there are some multiplayer ones too:

FIFA 10 ($9.99->$6.99)
Monopoly ($4.99->$2.99)
Command & Conquer ($9.99->$6.99) (this is promised to receive multiplayer support some time)

Their single-player titles on sale:

Wolfenstein RPG ($2.99->$1.99)
Surviving High School ($2.99->$1.99)
Auditorium ($2.99->$1.99)
Command & Conquer ($9.99->$6.99) (again, this MAY get multiplayer some time)
NBA Live ($9.99->$6.99)
Mystery Mania ($1.99->$0.99)
Madden 10 ($9.99->$6.99)
Boggle ($2.99->$0.99)
The Sims ($6.99->$4.99)
Tiger Woods Golf ($4.99->$2.99)
SimCity ($4.99->$2.99)
Tetris ($4.99->$2.99)
Need For Speed Undercover ($4.99->$2.99) (some half a year ago, I’ve paid $10 for this…)

IUGO, celebrating the release of A.D.D. (see THIS for a discussion), also has a black friday sale. The following multiplayer titles are on sale: Star Hogs ($4.99 => $2.99) and Cliffed ($1.99 => 99), both nice ones (and a lot of single-player ones; for example, the highly recommended Toy Bot Compilation / Diaries). Please see THIS for a discussion.

2. It seems (fortunately) there is a constant flow of turn-based strategy titles for the iPhone - Battle for Wesnoth has just been released. Please see THIS for additional info / the TouchArcade story; dedicated thread HERE. Note that it has some performance issues – most people state it only runs on the 3G S without major speed problems. I’ll post my remarks later.

3. Still speaking of turn-based strategies, Rogue Planet has also been released and is an excellent title I’ve purchased right away - also as a "thanks" for their excellent, earlier titles: 1112 for the iPhone, Fade for Windows Mobile and Acedior for Palm OS. BTW, speaking of 1112, the developers have told me they've been working on the long-demanded Episode 2 for two months. Hope it indeed gets released soon - based on the excellent quality of Ep 1 (and Fade on Windows Mobile, which 1112 is based on), it will surely kick some serious butts.

I’ve also posted a multiplayer demo video of it HERE. Please see THIS discussion; there, we’ve been discussing, among other things, strategies to missions. TouchArcade’s first impressions are HERE.

Again - all of these titles (except for the just-released Battle for Wesnoth) are elaborated on in my recently-published Everything you’ll ever need to know about multiplayer games - consult it for more info on each of these titles.
11-25-2009, 07:36 PM
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huh???

11-25-2009, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by xdanleex View Post
huh???
I guess he was just summing up all of the big sales today.
11-25-2009, 08:06 PM
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ohhhhhhh..........
11-25-2009, 08:08 PM
#5
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Lol @ xdanleex. Reading comprehension needs to be worked on!

By the way Menneisyys, good job on all the guides you've posted so far, though the multiplayer one is so in-depth sometimes I don't want to read it.
11-25-2009, 08:46 PM
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Nice post, should be helpful to bargain hunters

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11-25-2009, 11:43 PM
#7
Actual links to the apps would be good
11-26-2009, 01:09 AM
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Location: Australia
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Thanks for the sales info.

Playing: RavenSword: The Fallen King, Zenonia and Doom Classic.
Waiting For: Dead Strike. Vampire Origins.
Plus+: Kerrby
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11-26-2009, 01:11 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Benegesserit View Post
Actual links to the apps would be good
How lazy can you get?

Sheesh!

Playing: RavenSword: The Fallen King, Zenonia and Doom Classic.
Waiting For: Dead Strike. Vampire Origins.
Plus+: Kerrby
GameLoft Live: Kerrby
11-26-2009, 01:20 AM
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i hate thanksgiving. spent 76 in the past 4 days.

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