6 amazing mobile game deals to ring in the New Year

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 28th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad


The downtime between Christmas and New Years is the perfect time to dedicate to some solid gaming. The App Store is making that even easier with a wide range of steep discounts on popular games. Here's an overview of just a few of the discounts available over the next week.

SteamWorld Heist

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2016-11-09 :: Category: Game

$9.99


One of the most popular platformers in recent memory made its way to iOS this year, and now you can get it for $6.99 -- $3 off. That's a pretty great deal, especially if you love westerns, cartoon robots, and good, good writing.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2015-10-28 :: Category: Game

$4.99


How to describe Octodad? It's the charming story of a cephalopod father desperately hoping that his very human family won't discover that he's actually an eight-legged sea creature. In this sequel, you'll have to maneuever your awkward limbs through more tricky situations to keep up the guise. It's now 80% off if you're looking to give it a go.

Alto's Adventure

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2015-02-19 :: Category: Game

$4.99


We've covered Alto's Adventure at some length here at 148Apps, but if you've somehow missed it, now's the time to dive in. The game's just $.99 as part of the App Store's holiday sale. It's a snowboarding title, sure, but it's also a gorgeous exploratory adventure. It's worth a try for the art design alone.

Never Alone: Ki Edition

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2016-06-02 :: Category: Game

$4.99


This lovely puzzle-platformer was designed alongside the Inupiaq people of Alaska. It tells the poignant story of Nuna, an Inupiaq girl, and her fox companion. The game's threaded with folkloric tradition that is beautiful to behold. The game is $.99 for the duration of the App Store's holiday sale.

DRAGON QUEST V

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2015-01-22 :: Category: Game

$14.99


Dragon Quest V along with a sweeping range of other Square Enix titles like Chrono Trigger, are getting hefty discounts this week. It's the perfect opportunity to try some of the finest JRPGs on offer.

Severed

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2016-07-28 :: Category: Game

$1.99


Severed is one of the most suprrising games of the year. A fine dungeon crawler,Severed sees you exploring a twisted purgatory in a quest to find your family. It features a truly unique battle system that makes excellent use of the platform's touch controls. It's 40% off at the moment, a steal of a price for a fantastic game.

There's a lot to choose from here, and there are even more discounted games available right now. These are all solid recommendations, but be sure to browse around the full selection. It's a great time to go shopping.

What games have you scooped up in the holiday sales? Share in the comments!

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