As another year draws to a close, millions of people will find iOS devices and iTunes gift cards waiting for them under the tree. That means lots of people looking for apps and games to download and that means it's time for a HUGE sale. This year does not disappoint with tons of apps and games on sale and a ton going free for Christmas week.

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Here are our picks from the best of the best apps and games on sale. And as a reminder, you can always find the latest apps and games on sale at our iOS Price Drops page.

Update 12/24, 10am: updated with a couple dozen newly found great apps on sale - at the top of the list of "all the rest". Merry Christmas Eve!

Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games prides itself in putting out a new game every day. And most of their games are now on sale. That's a lot of games. Here's the full list and a few of our favorites below.

Cooking Academy (Full) - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Fairway Solitaire by Big Fish (Full)

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2012-05-29 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99

EA / Popcap / Firemonkeys Annual Game Sale

EA has, once again, put nearly all of their games on sale for $0.99 the holiday. A great way to stock up on any that you may have missed. Here are a few of our favorites, or see the full list for EA, Firemonkeys, or Popcap games on sale.

Need for Speed™ Most Wanted - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

FIFA SOCCER 13 by EA SPORTS - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

NBA JAM by EA SPORTS™

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2011-02-10 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Plants vs. Zombies

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2010-02-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Plants vs. Zombies HD

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2010-04-01 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Real Racing 2 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Real Racing 2 HD - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Gameloft

A few of the more recent Gameloft games are on sale for $0.99.

Wild Blood - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

The Adventures of Tintin™ - The Game - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Order & Chaos Online

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-04-27 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


The Dark Knight Rises ™ - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

N.O.V.A. 3 - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99


Rockstar Games

Max Payne Mobile - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Grand Theft Auto III - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Sega

Sega have put a few of their games on sale.

Crazy Taxi - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode I - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Jet Set Radio - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode II - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Square Enix

Squeenix has put a bunch of their games on sale as well. Here's the full list and our favorites are below.

CHAOS RINGS - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $3.99

CHAOS RINGS Ω - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $3.99

CHAOS RINGS II - price returned to $14.99, was on sale for $9.99

Taito

Telltale Games

Telltale celebrates their winning multiple Game of the Year awards for The Walking Dead by putting the first episode out for free, and all of their other games on sale for $0.99.

Walking Dead: The Game

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-07-26 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!

All The Rest


Bladeslinger Ep.1 - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Multi Focus Camera

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2012-11-21 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Lumigon - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

DODONPACHI MAXIMUM - price returned to $11.99, was on sale for $6.99

Eufloria - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Super Hexagon - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Bad Hotel - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99


Gasketball™

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2012-08-09 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


ProCam - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Racing Legends - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

ControlCraft 2 - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

METAL SLUG 3 - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

SketchBook Ink - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Sid Meier's Pirates! - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1 - price returned to $14.99, was on sale for $7.99

Snow Bros - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Score! World Goals

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-05-17 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Crashsite - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

Air Tycoon 2 HD

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2011-12-22 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $1.99


Gravity 2.0

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-12-18 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Eufloria HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

GlitchMachine - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Thomas & Friends: Engine Activities

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-12-14 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


The Early Edition 2 - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Ikaro Racing HD

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-10-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


PCalc - The Best Calculator - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for FREE!

Paddington Bear - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!


Worms Crazy Golf HD - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

PCalc - The Best Calculator - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for FREE!

Sid Meier's Pirates! for iPad - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

FiLMiC Pro - price returned to $7.99, was on sale for $0.99

Control Craft

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-05-11 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Turboball HD - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Shrek Kart ® HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Civilization Revolution for iPad - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Resident Evil 4 iPad edition - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Worms 2: Armageddon - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99


Momento (Diary/Journal) - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

SketchBook Mobile - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Civilization Revolution - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Space Invaders Infinity Gene - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

LED Football - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

League of Heroes™ Premium - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

The Journey Down: Chapter One - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Santa Rockstar

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-12-09 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Call of Mini™ Brawlers

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-12-13 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Blux Camera for iPad - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

7 Wonders: Ancient Alien Makeover HD (Full) - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

V for Vampire

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-02 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Luxor Evolved (Full) - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Zombie Bowl-O-Rama - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Fantasy Conflict - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

Recall - Reminders for Recommendations - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Lili™ - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

About Love, Hate and the other ones - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Borderlands Legends - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Borderlands Legends HD - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Fieldrunners 2 HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Mooniz-HD - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

Rage of the Gladiator Premium - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Re-Volt Classic

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-10-04 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $5.99


Punch Quest

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-10-25 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Super Monsters Ate My Condo!

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-09-27 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!



King Oddball - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

NBA 2K13

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-10-02 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $2.99


Roads of Rome 3 - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $1.99

Roads of Rome 3 HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Fin Friends - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Verticus

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Wipeout - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Snark Busters: High Society

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2012-11-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Sky Hero™ - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Dream of Pixels - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Skylanders Battlegrounds™ - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $4.99

Castle Raid

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-09-18 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Business Card Reader HD - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Bastion - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Real Boxing

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Launch Center Pro - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Brave: Storybook Deluxe

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-06-14 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $2.99


Fieldrunners 2 - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

RAYSTORM - price returned to $8.99, was on sale for $4.99

Infinite Warrior - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Checkmark - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for FREE!

Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Freeze!

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-29 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Le Havre (The Harbor) - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Kingdom Rush - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Civil War: 1863 - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

ARC Squadron - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for FREE!

Endless Road

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-21 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Avengers Initiative - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

ORC: Vengeance - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for FREE!

Commando Jack

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-08-02 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Total War Battles

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-04-19 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $1.99


Carmageddon

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-10-17 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


MacGuffin's Curse - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Game Your Video - Movie Maker On The Go

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2012-01-25 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


The Tiny Bang Story HD - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Pony Trails

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-11-21 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Gorilla Gondola - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Clear – Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

AppStart for iPhone

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2012-01-04 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


DARIUSBURST SP - price returned to $10.99, was on sale for $5.99

RayForce - price returned to $5.99, was on sale for $2.99


Midway Arcade

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-02-23 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


7 Wonders: Magical Mystery Tour - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

NFL Flick Quarterback HD - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for FREE!

7 Wonders: Magical Mystery Tour HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

GeoMaster Plus HD - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for FREE!

Epic War TD Pro - iPad Edition

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2011-09-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Epic War TD Pro

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2011-09-15 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


EnbornX - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

Waking Mars - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Batman Arkham City Lockdown - price returned to $5.99, was on sale for $0.99

King Cashing: Slots Adventure - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Hamster Cannon - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Glowfish (Full) - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for FREE!

Burn the Rope Worlds - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

FontBook™ – The Original Typeface Compendium, est. 1989 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Infinity Blade II - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $2.99

Cars 2 Storybook Deluxe

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2011-06-22 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $2.99


Puzzle Agent 2 - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Puzzle Agent 2 HD - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

PCalc - The Best Calculator - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for $0.99

Luxor 2 - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

CoPilot Premium HD USA – GPS Navigation, Traffic & Offline Maps

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-07-08 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $9.99


Puerto Rico HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

CoPilot Premium USA & Canada - GPS Navigation, Traffic & Offline Maps - price returned to $14.99, was on sale for $11.99

Jelly Defense - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Bike Baron - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

STREET FIGHTER IV VOLT - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Micro - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Great Little War Game HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for FREE!

P90X - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Neuroshima Hex Puzzle - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Spectaculator, ZX Spectrum Emulator - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

Prompt - price returned to $7.99, was on sale for $1.99

Tapper World Tour HD - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Paper Munchers - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

2K Sports NHL 2K11 for iPad - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Snowboard Hero

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-03-30 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Micro Miners - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

AppStart for iPad (2012 Edition)

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2010-12-19 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


Devil May Cry 4 refrain - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Transbomber

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2010-12-30 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Ms. PAC-MAN for iPad - price returned to $5.99, was on sale for $1.99

Dungeon Raid - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Puzzle Quest 2

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-12-09 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $2.99


Coin Drop! - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Cut the Rope HD

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2010-10-07 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Boom Brigade 2 - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $1.99

BUBBLE BOBBLE DOUBLE - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Noteshelf - Take Notes, Sketch, Annotate, Evernote Sync - price returned to $7.99, was on sale for $1.99

Infinity Blade - price returned to $5.99, was on sale for $0.99

2K Sports NHL 2K11 - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Puzzle Agent - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Puzzle Agent HD - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop - Personal - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $2.99

Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Mahjong Artifacts® HD (Full) - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

FatBooth

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-05-19 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


New York 3D Rollercoaster Rush HD - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Sailboat Championship 2013 - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Minigore HD - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Fieldrunners for iPad

iPad App - Designed for iPad
Released: 2010-04-01 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $2.99


Call of Duty: Zombies HD - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99

Pinball HD (Fantasy, Zombie, Wild West + 7 Other Pro Pinball Games) - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for $0.99

Dr. Seuss's ABC - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Thumpies - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

F-Sim Space Shuttle - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $0.99

Camera Plus Pro - price returned to $2.99, was on sale for $0.99

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $0.99

Geomaster Plus - price returned to $1.99, was on sale for FREE!

Business Card Reader Pro - price returned to $6.99, was on sale for $0.99

Minigore - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Space Invaders Infinity Gene - price returned to $4.99, was on sale for $1.99


LUXOR - price returned to $0.99, was on sale for FREE!

Quickoffice® Pro - price returned to $14.99, was on sale for $2.99

WhatsApp Messenger

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2009-05-04 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: FREE!


IM+ Pro

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2008-11-14 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


Fieldrunners

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2008-10-05 :: Category: Game
On Sale Now-

Sale: $0.99


iTeleport Remote Desktop - VNC & RDP - price returned to $24.99, was on sale for $4.99

Ms. PAC-MAN - price returned to $3.99, was on sale for $1.99

PCalc - The Best Calculator - price returned to $9.99, was on sale for $0.99

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