The kind and fantabulously generous Sir Awesome of Touch Arcade has compiled a huge list of games that have had their prices slashed this holiday season. If you're after more of a 'curated' list, with actual links to iTunes, they have a blog post up with their list of must-have discounted games.
Most games on the list seem to have undergone massive, more-than-50% discounts.
A reader asks:
Why do you thing we are not seeing a lot more applications/games crossover from the android side? Do you think it is the difficulty factor. It is just not android too, you also see those table top arcade units that have linux cores. Where are these games?
Is the market just [...]
Classic old school games are still fun to play because these are easy to play and consume less memory. For Windows there are many emulators and programs developed to play these games but for Linux and MAC resources are not available up to enough level. However there are some emulators which will enable you to play those classic games at Linux and MAC also.
Arcade and puzzle games firmly settled in our lives. It is understandable, these games are very easy to play because of their overall simplicity and unpretentiousness. However, there are instances of the opposite. At first glance they seem to be as simple, but it's worth a couple of levels to pass and "rushed", we have to puzzle over, at times, obvious solutions.