Massive Sale Alert! PhatPad, Hector series, Aralon and Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor

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It’s a massive sale weekend in celebration of the launch of iOS 5 and iPhone 4S.

Gameloft’s games are on sale for only $0.99 this weekend, so make sure you check them out as well.

1) PhatPad for iPad (iPad) – What makes PhatPad stand out is its sophisticated handwriting to text digital conversion technology which is pretty awesome. This notes app is only $0.99 until October 18 and comes with a massive update. Don’t forget to grab it if you’re in search of the perfect note taking app for school or work.

2) Hector Ep1: We Negotiate With Terrorists (iPad) – Alll the episodes are down to $2.99. Hector is lewd, crude and loads of fun. Coming from Telltale Games, expect nothing less than the best.

3) Aralon: Sword and Shadow (Universal) – This epic of an action adventure RPG game is on sale for only $0.99 – so show your iPhone/iPod and iPad some love.

4) Spider: Bryce Manor HD (iPad) – This critically acclaimed and award winning game is beloved by gamers, and was declared by Touch Arcade as iPhone Game of the Year in 2009. The gorgeous iPad version is finally on sale for just $1.99.

It was hard to pick just four games and apps, so if you have suggestions, please leave a message.

Happy (app) shopping!

Sale Alert! Ace Player, MegaApp, Save Our Sheep and Accordeon, All Free!

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Today’s crop of apps are all awesome freebies –

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Sale Alert! Samurai: Way of the Warrior HD, Shoot at Sight HD, Kickin’ Momma HD and Tap Dictionary

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Today’s apps and games on sale are a mixed bunch:

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iOS App Review: Jelly Defense

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Where tower defense games come in nearly all shapes and sizes, Jelly Defense is a beautiful, whimsical and unexpected contender that you can’t help but love. Few TD games can tug at the heartstrings, but certainly, these oddly cute little guys are worth fighting for.

Update: I just discovered links to Jelly Defense were redirecting to Jelly Defender. My bad! All fixed now.

There are a good many things many tower defense (TD) lack nowadays, and one of them is imagination. As one of the most popular genres on the iDevice, I’ve seen food, animals, and even people represented in tower defense games that vary from odd to plain formulaic. In a genre that spawns way too many wannabes and copycats which have a bit of polish and sometimes pizzaz, Jelly Defense steps up to offer its own brand of TD. Stay tuned for a fairly exhaustive review.

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Sale Alert! Drawn: The Painted Tower is on Sale, Traffic Rush and Chop Chop Kicker are Free

Typhoon Pedring is wreaking havoc here in the Philippines so pardon the delay in posting news and reviews about games and apps to watch. Here are today’s picks:

The incredibly beautiful and almost magical puzzle adventure Drawn: The Painted Tower HD (Full) for the iPad is on sale at $3.99 for a limited time. If you missed the massive 99 cent Big Fish Games sale a few weeks back, then this is as good as it gets. Go get it, it’s definitely worth the price tag.

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A Donut Games’ classic, Traffic Rush (Universal) is FREE for a limited time. Play traffic policeman and tell cars when to stop and go, while avoiding collisions. Donut Games have a Monday freebie game special promo for the next couple of weeks so stay tuned for their other offers.

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Finally, Chop Chop Kicker (Universal) is also FREE for a limited time. This cute little action/platform game lets you draw rainbows, squiggles and other creative designs to keep your friend dinosaur in the air for as long as possible. Recommended for the entire family.

If I missed anything, feel free to add to the list in the comments section!

Sale Alert! Bug Heroes Quest, Sudoku Rush, Cleopatra: A Queen’s Destiny HD, and Sentinel 3: Homeworld

Bug Heroes Quest, spinoff of acclaimed action/RPG favorite Bug Heroes, is finally FREE! I’ve been holding out, waiting for this game to go on sale and now here it is. Best part is, it’s universal so you get 2 apps for free. Enjoy!

Brand new game Sudoku Rush is FREE and Sudoku fans looking for a twist on the usual Sudoko game might be interested in checking it out. This game is universal, too.

Historical adventure Cleopatra: A Queen’s Destiny HD looks gorgeous. It’s only $0.99 for a limited time. Note that the developers recommend that you download the app via iTunes since it’s a big file.

Finally, Sentinel 3: Homeworld of the acclaimed tower defense game Sentinel series by Origin8 is on sale for only $0.99! This app is universal so you can enjoy it on your iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. 🙂

Sale Alert! Superbrothers on Sale, Rise of Atlantis HD (Premium) and Hotel Dash are Free!

Award-winning action/adventure indie game Superbrothers – Sword and Sorcery EP (Universal) is on a special ONE DAY sale only, with the price dropping to $0.99 – I suggest you grab it now before it’s too late.

Rise of Atlantis HD

Meanwhile, one of my favorite developers/publishers, Playrix Games, just made their match three adventure game Rise of Atlantis HD (Premium) for the iPad – normally $6.99 – FREE in conjunction with Free App A Day’s efforts.

Finally, Flo fans, don’t forget to snap up Openfeint’s FREE for a day pick Hotel Dash for the iPhone.

There you have it, the appSIZED picks for today – 2 great freebies and an awesome game for only $0.99. Enjoy!