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Ultrablast HD Brings Arcade Action To MGS
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Ultrablast HD is now available for download and purchase from the Macgamestore.com online store. The old school shoot'em up features explosive arcade action, weapon upgrades, powerups, a variety of challenging enemies, and offers 1080p HD support.

Follow the story of four characters as they investigate a mysterious phenomenon affecting their home planet. Perhaps you will be able to solve the mystery. By shooting things. And lots of them.

Ultrablast brings old-school shoot'em up action to your Mac. It will remind you of the good old painful days of arcade gaming. And we hope you enjoy it.

Now in true HD resolution: 1080p! Please use a big screen TV for a better, happier experience.

Features:

  • Explore highly varied, exotic levels
  • Upgrade your weapons to unlock your full potential
  • Fight big bad bosses
  • Collect Juuru power orbs to unleash powerful attacks
  • Build a unique battle strategy by studying the DataFlux
  • 1080p HD display support
  • Awesome music (16 tracks)
Requirements:
  • Intel CPU
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 128 MB VRAM
UltrablastHD is available now for $4.99 (USD). Head over to the links below for more information.

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The Sims Medieval Now Questing At Macgamestore
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Macgamestore.com has announced the addition of Electronic Arts and TransGaming's The Sims Medieval to its catalog of games. The standalone sim game gives players the tools to create heroes, take them on quests, build up their kingdom and "tell epic stories full of drama, romance, and comedy."

Set in the Middle Ages, players will find themselves faced with new ways to play with life like never before. As they build up their kingdom, players create Hero Sims in a range of professions including knight, bard, wizard, priest, blacksmith and spy. Playing each Hero Sim is different, as players control the Sim’s professional life as well as take on the varied adventures of the quests. Other new gameplay elements include diplomacy with neighboring territories, and of course medieval punishments.

The gameplay is framed by quests– each quest presents a new situation and a fresh opportunity to pick which Hero Sims to control during that adventure. After choosing a quest, players will pick their approach for solving it and choose which Hero Sim will lead the quest. For example, in the quest The Witch is Back, players could choose to have their monarch marry the witch who is visiting the kingdom. If they want to kill the witch, they would choose the wizard, spy or knight. And if they just want to debilitate the witch, they would choose to play a priest, physician, or wizard. With dozens of quests and with multiple approaches for completing them, players will find new ways to tell their favorite medieval legends and make them their own.

Everything in The Sims Medieval is crafted to create an immersive medieval world, from the quest-based gameplay, to the medieval objects such as swords and stocks and thrones, right down to the warm look of the characters and the painterly approach to the world itself. Players can choose to customize every new Hero Sim that comes to the kingdom, including selecting their traits and their fatal flaw. Players get close to their characters, not only sending them on epic quests, but also making sure they carry out their daily responsibilities such as healing the sick, trading for exotic goods, or forging armor.

Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard or higher
  • Intel Core Duo Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • At least 5.3 GB of hard drive space, with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved games
  • ATI X1600 or Nvidia 8600 GT with 256 MB of Video RAM
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • NOTE: This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems, or the GMA class of integrated video cards.
The Sims Medieval is available for $49.95 (USD). Click over to the links below for more information.

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Two Worlds II: Pirates Of The Flying Fortress Screenshots
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

TopWare has released a new set of screenshots for Pirates of The Flying Fortress, a new expansion scheduled to be released later this year for Two Worlds II. The fantasy RPG add-on will take players into the "gloomy pirate world" and will feature thunder and rain storms, new weapons, impact oriented horse armor, and all new boss encounters.

The RPG-spectacle continues! With "Pirates of The Flying Fortress", the creators of "Two Worlds II" clear the way for the highly anticipated upgrade for the role playing hit. More than 2.5 million games sold worldwide, numerous awards and a huge fan community are powerful arguments for yet another exciting trip to Antaloor, abducting you this time into the gloomy pirate world! The story plunges the player headlong into an adventure that is more than astonishing! The good old "Two Worlds" atmosphere waits, which is yet quite different this time around. Exotic flair, new enemies, new settings and new weapons - all fans are in for a shocking surprise!

The developers have also once again taken player feedback to heart, massively adding more in terms of game play: In addition to thunder and rain storms, gamers can look forward to dozens of new weapons, impact-oriented horse armor, totally new breeds, fresh boss opponents as well as brand spanking new animations in the cut-scene and in-game dialogs!

"Pirates of the Flying Fortress" will launch in Antaloor as a multi-platform title in October 2011! The extensive single player history as well as several brand new multiplayer maps will then be launched.

Two Worlds II: Pirates of the Flying Fortress is currently scheduled for an October 2011 release. Learn more at the links below.

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EVE Online Incarna Video Dev Blog Released
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

CCP Games has posted a new video dev blog showcasing upcoming content for its sci-fi MMO, EVE Online. The video blog features Incarna, the upcoming expansion for the game which will, among other things, introduce 3D avatars to the game. Initially focusing on Captain's Quarters for player characters, the feature will eventually expand to fully explorable space stations areas.

Check out the new video at the link below.

Incarna Video Dev Blog
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