4th of July Holiday: Gift giving with apps on sale

By Posted 4 Jul 2011, 11:25

Pick up a bargain or give an ideal gift with a number of great apps available for the 4th of July Holiday. Commemorating this historic event there are many applications on sale for you to choose from. We have had a look at a few that might interest you.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 by Electronic Arts is an iPad application available for $0.99 on iTunes. This game app will have you battling in combat in various different scenarios from the jungle and desert to the arctic snow. With a full multiplayer mode and great graphics, you will have to overcome 14 single player missions over five exciting battle zones. Use up to 14 weapons and vehicles and customize your controls to add fire button or use the options to have both fire button and analog stick. This is a great value game app that will keep you playing for hours.

Ringer – Ringtone Maker by Pixel Research Labs is a Mac OS application also available for $0.99 at the Mac App Store. This is an easy to use ring-tone editing app with built-in iTunes navigator to assist you with a rapid song search. With a wave platform, you can find the right part of your song. A zoom function will help you accurately choose the start and end of your ringtone. The support and auto volume is ideal for fading in and out changing volumes to use even the quiet parts of a song. This is a great app to assist you with making up you own style of ring-tones; you can also make ringtones for Android and some other phones.

Shrek Kart by Gameloft is an iPhone application available for $0.99 at the App Store. Optimized for iPhone 4 this game app puts you in the driving seat to become the Kingdom’s fastest kart racer and try to win Ye Grand Tournament. Choose from 10 different karts with individual styles to suit the driver. There are four single player modes including single race, tournament, arena and challenges. 11 power-ups are available and 14 great 3D tracks from Shrek’s home in The Swamp to the palm-lined streets of Far Far Away. With more than 10 playable characters, you can be Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, Puss In Boots, Pinocchio, Big Bad Wolf and even the Ghost of Lord Farquaad. This is a fun app for all Shrek fans.

Monopoly by Electronic Arts is an iPad app also available for $0.99 at the iTunes App Store. This is the classic board game that makes time fly. For more competition you can challenge up to 3 friends on the same network with WiFi and Pass ‘n Play Multiplayer, and up to 2 friends with Bluetooth Multiplayer. Just shake your device to set the dice rolling and tap the screen to enter into the purchase of properties and using the Chance and Community Chest. This addictive board game will have you shouting, “Buy it” at the top of your voice.

Need for Speed Shift by Electronic Arts for the iPad is available at the App Store for $0.99. This driving game application will give you the opportunity drive one of 28 of the fastest cars in the world with six new exclusive cars. With great new features, you can enjoy stunning HD graphics, physics-based acceleration and ultra-responsive manual controls. Enter a quick race or challenge in a career mode with three different difficulty settings where you can monitor your progress with a driver profile. This realistic driving game will let you race in great cars like the Bugatti Veyron 16.4.

There are some brilliant apps available at great sale prices from makers like Electronic Arts and Gameloft for this 4th of July holiday. These are just a few that you may find interesting. For more on these apps and more, visit AppShopper.

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