Mac App Store Stories May 3, 2016

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A number of popular Star Wars games have gone on sale within the Mac App Store. While we periodically see some of these titles go on sale every so often, like Knights of the Old Republic, it is rare to have so many at once. Here’s a look at what’s available:

Be sure to swing by our daily games and apps roundup for the latest deals across every platform.

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Mac App Store Stories April 11, 2016

expiredLeaf RSS News Reader for Mac goes free for the first time (Reg. $8+)

For today only, Rocky Sand Studio has put its Leaf – RSS News Reader for Mac on sale for free. Previously selected in Apple’s Best New Apps and regularly fetching between $2 and $8, this is the very first time we have seen this app go free on the Mac App Store. It has a 4+ star rating from over 1,200 reviewers.

Head below for more details:

Mac App Store Stories April 1, 2016

expiredGames/Apps: LEGO Jurassic World for Mac $20, Shadow of Mordor GOTY from $15, Bayonetta 2 $22, freebies, more

Update (4/1 11:45am):

In today’s best game/app deals, Mac Game Store is continuing is Spring game sale with a number of deals on LEGO titles. One standout is LEGO Jurassic World for $19.99, which has also been matched on the Mac App Store. It regularly sells for $39.99 and is matching the lowest we have seen it go for on Mac. This game includes all the released DLC and covers the storylines of the entire series: Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, and Jurassic World.

You can browse the rest of the Mac Game Store sale right here including deep deals on Assassin’s Creed, Borderlands, BioShock, Civ/Sid Meier titles and more

Xbox Live members will find Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition down at $15 digitally right now (sign in the Live account to see the price). The GOTY Edition packs in all the DLC and regularly sells for $25 and upOther notable deals include Bayonetta 2 (doesn’t include Bayonetta 1) on Wii U which has dropped even further: $22.03 Prime shipped (Reg. $30, lowest we have seen).

This month’s Xbox and PlayStation freebies are right here, and be sure to checkout the new Free App of the Week and the Take It Easy iOS puzzler/brain teaser that went free for the first time in years yesterday (Reg. $2). Today’s best iOS/Mac deals include a new low on the HD version of Cut the Rope: Experiments, Cut the Rope 2, Perfect Web Browser and matching the lowest price we have ever tracked on the highly rated Game Dev Story:

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

Mac App Store Stories January 20, 2016

expired1Password for Mac keeps your accounts and information safe, now $25 (Reg. $50)

Update (1/21 11:00am):

  • The Mac Power Users promo has expired, it is still available at the $25 sale price direct or in the Mac App Store.
  • AgileBits is now offering 1Password for Mac for $19.99 when promo code MACPOWERUSERS is applied during checkout. That’s the best price that we’ve ever seen on this Mac utility. Version 6 now includes the ability to sync via iCloud, even on software purchased via Agilebits.

It’s 2016, and if you’re still using a piece of paper to store your passwords or using any of these as your login, now is the time to make a change. 1Password is the leading application for managing your passwords securely on Mac and iOS. AgileBits does an excellent job of continually updating the app for both platforms, adding support for third-party browsers, unique one-time passwords and more in the last year.

This morning it dropped from its usually $50 price in the Mac App Store down to $24.99. Today’s deal is a savings of 50% off the regular going rate and the lowest price that we’ve seen in nearly two years. Rated 4.5/5 stars by nearly 4,700 reviewers all-time.

More details below.

Mac App Store Stories December 22, 2015

expiredApp Santa discounts 20 popular iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by up to 60%

Over the last few years, indie developers have banded together just before Christmas Day to discount top iOS and Mac apps for new customers. The sale is called App Santa and includes popular apps like Tweetbot for Mac, Pcalc, Screens, Deliveries, and over a dozen other highly recommended apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. App Santa doesn’t last long though so check out the full list below to save some money on quality apps.

Mac App Store Stories December 10, 2015

Affinity Photo Mac In celebration of being named Apple’s best Mac App of the year, Affinity Photo has dropped its price from $50 to $39.99. This is the first discount of any kind we’ve seen for this powerful photo editor since it was released earlier this year. In addition to receiving top honors from Apple, it has also been named an Editors’ Choice and amassed a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from hundreds of App Store users.

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5 years in the making, Affinity Photo redefines the boundaries for professional photo editing software for the Mac. With a meticulous focus on workflow it offers sophisticated tools for enhancing, editing and retouching your images in an incredibly intuitive interface with all the power and performance you need.

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