True Skate Stories May 20, 2016

Transistor action-RPG for iOS once again matching its lowest price yet: $3 (Reg. $10)

After the popular True Skate went free this morning, another fantastic iOS game is seeing a nice price drop. Supergiant Games have been responsible for some amazing titles including Bastion and today’s feature: Transistor. The unique action-RPG is once again available for $2.99 on the App Store, matching the lowest price we have ever tracked and our previous mention. This is only the second time the game has dropped below its regular $10 price tag this year.

Head below for more details and gameplay footage:

expiredTrue Skate sim app for iOS goes free for the first time this year (Reg. $2)

True Skate for iOS is now available for free. It usually sells for around $2 and this is the first time we have seen the game go free since last October. It carries a 4+ star rating from nearly 10,000 gamers. Be sure to pick this one up now of you’re interested, as we are expecting it to jump back to full price on Sunday sometime.

Head below for more details and some gameplay footage:

expiredGames/Apps: Nintendo refurb NES/Gold/Yoshi Edition 3DS XL $120 (Orig. $250), Batman Arkham City $5, freebies, more


In today’s best game/app deals, we spotted a couple notable refurbished 3DS XL deals pop up on the Nintendo store this morning. First up we have the NES Edition Nintendo 3DS XL refurbished by Nintendo for just $115. It generally sells for $250 new and today’s deal beats our previous refurb mention by $5. You’ll also find the Yoshi Edition and Zelda Edition Gold Nintendo 3DS XL handhelds refurbished for the same price. Everything on Nintendo ships for $5. They come with a one year warranty and “although it may have minor cosmetic blemishes, it is guaranteed to be fully functional. We think you will find the standards for Authentic Nintendo Refurbished Products are VERY high.”

Other notables include Little Big Planet 3 on PlayStation 4 (Prime only) for $9.99 shipped (Reg. $14+) and the Dishonored Definitive Edition has dropped back down to $14.99 on Xbox One and PS4. Dark Souls III will cost you around $50 on Amazon right now, but Walmart is offering it along with the official hardcover Prima game guide ($25 value) for just under $44 with free in store pickup or around $5 shipping. 

You can get the latest App Store Free App of the Week right here and down below we have today’s iOS/Mac deals headlined by Batman Arkham Asylum and City, along with solid deals on True Skate, Transistor matching its all-time low and many more. The Awesome Note 2 task/calendar app for iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad hit its lowest price ever recently as well: $2 (Reg. $4).

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

True Skate Stories October 2, 2015

expiredGames/Apps: True Skate for iOS goes free (Reg. $2), WWE 2K15 $20, Notes Plus 50% off, iOS freebies, more

Update (10/2 1:20pm): Amazon is now offering the Chibi-Robo Amiibo Bundle (3DS) for $34.99 shipped for Prime members (only).

In today’s best game/app deals, True Skate for iOS has gone free. Regularly listed at $2, it can now be downloaded for free for a limited time. Along with a long list of tricks, True Skate recently got some new content in the form of the SLS 2015 Los Angeles course and “new missions on SLS courses implementing Street League’s scoring system.” After how poorly Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 was reviewed, you might be better off with True Skate.

It features “Realistic touch based physics…Flick the board to make it react exactly how you would expect…Drag your finger on the ground to push…A beautiful skate park to get lost in including ledges, stairs, grind rails plus a bowl, half pipe and quarter pipes. (Additional skate parks are now available as an In-App Purchase).

Amazon is offering the Nyko Data Bank for PlayStation 4 for $29.99 Prime shipped (Reg, $40). It neatly houses up to an extra 6TB of storage for your PS4 using any standard 3.5″ external drive. Over at Amazon, you’ll also find WWE 2K15 on PS4 (and Xbox One for Prime only) at $19.99 Prime shipped (Reg. up to $40). 

In case you missed it late yesterday, EA’s new free-to-play Need for Speed No Limits is now available on iOS and Android, the new App Store Free App of the Week is Combo Quest ($1 value) and be sure to checkout the App Store’s Gorgeous Games for $1 Sale including Tengami, Superbrothers, KAMI, Icebreaker, Out There, many more.

Microsoft has announced six new bundles this week, including a new Fallout-inspired collection today. Each bundle is available for pre-order with every console shipping before Christmas. Head over to our roundup for the full details on every new Xbox One.

Down below we have the rest of today’s iOS price drops including Notes Plus, Super Lemonade Factory, Back to Bed and more:

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

  • Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle $309.99 (Reg. $350)
  • PlayStation 4 500GB Gaming Console The Last of Us Bundle $350 (Reg. $400)
  • Wii U 32GB Super Mario 3D World/Nintendo Land Bundle $259.99 (Reg. $300)
  • Nintendo Wii U Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Set for $279.99 (Reg. $400)
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for Wii U for $38.99 (Reg. $50)
  • Dishonored Definitive Edition $29.99 (Reg. $40+, matched at Best Buy).
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack across all platforms for $49.99 shipped (Reg. $65)
  • GameStop offers the PlayStation 4 500GB Military Appreciation Bundle with extra controller (camo), Last of Us, NBA 2K15 for $399 shipped ($470+ value).
  • DualShock 4 Wireless Controller (Prime only) $44.99 shipped in the cart (Reg. $60)

True Skate Stories July 12, 2015

In today’s best game/app deals, we have a few solid iOS deals starting with True Skate for free. Regularly listed at $1.99, this popular finger gesture skater can now be dowloaded to all your iOS devices of choice for free. It has a 4 star rating from over 7,200 reviewers.

This weekend’s best console deals include our usual low on the Nintendo Wii U Deluxe bundled with Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land for $259.99 shipped (Reg. $300+) and Amazon has the Xbox One Halo Master Chief Collection bundled with Mortal Kombat X for $349.99 shipped (Reg. $400+).

Nintendo Store has The Wonderful 101 for $29.99 plus $5 shipping (Reg. $44, current best price), Best is offering The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited for $39.99 (Reg. $60, lowest we can find) and Dragon Age Inquisition is back down to $29.99 at both Amazon and Best Buy. As usual, Best Buy GCU members will get even deeper deals. At Amazon you’ll also find Metal Gear Solid HD Collection on PS3 for $18.24 Prime shipped (Reg. $30), Borderlands 2 on PS3 for $3.99 Prime shipped (lowest we can find) and the Skylanders Trap Team Holiday Bundle Pack on PS4 for $62.30 shipped (Orig. $120, lowest we can find).

The rest of today’s best iOS/Mac price drops include Runtastic Road Bike PRO GPS: FREE (Reg. $5), 5K Runner – 0 to 5K run training: FREE (Reg. $3), iDestroy – Call of Bug Battle: FREE (Reg. $1), Typorama – Typography Generator: FREE (Reg. $2), Crazy Bikers 2: FREE (Reg. $1), Stickman Basketball: FREE (Reg. $1), File Hub (Powerful & Intuitive File Manager): $2 (Reg. $4) and more.

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

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True Skate Stories August 21, 2014

expiredGames/Apps: Rockstar Xbox games from $3, GTA V $30, True Skate & Star Trek Trexels go FREE, more

Update: Newegg is offering pre-orders on the Limited Edition Gold PS4/PS3 Wireless Headset in white for $79.99 shipped (Reg. $100). Release Date: 09/09/2014.

In today’s best game/app deals, Rockstar has taken over the Spotlight Sale on Xbox Live offering deep discounts on many of best titles including GTA games, Bully, Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire and many more from $2.49. Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 is available for $29.99 (Reg. $40+).

Head below for today’s iOS/Mac deals including True Skate for FREE (Reg. $2), My Followers On Instagram for FREE (Reg. $4) and Star Trek™ Trexels for FREE (Reg. $3). We also have some solid price drops like Home Design 3D for $1 (Reg. $7), GoodReader 4 for $1 (Reg. $3), Notes Plus for $4 (Reg. $10) and discounts on Another World, Double Dragon Trilogy and more.

Namco has released the new PAC-MAN Friends on iOS for $4.99. It is a “new, original fast-paced game using classic PAC-MAN characters,” that features 95 stages and simple tilt controls. In case you missed it this morning, the popular Hitman GO game got its first price drop on iOS and Android since release.

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