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Pre-Order DiRT 2 Now At Macgamestore
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Feral Interactive's DiRT2, a new off-road racing simulator, is now available to pre-order at Macgamestore.com. The game features nine locations across the globe, a career mode and a line-up of super-charged speed machines.

The King of off-road racing returns to the Mac!

Take on the world in 9 stunning locations and 100+ thrilling events across the globe. DiRT 2 combines eye-popping extreme motor sports with classic rally events in a wheel-spinning, nerve-jangling package thatís the most fun you can have on four wheels and a Mac.

DiRT 2 is based around a career mode. Play as a rookie determined to make your name in off-road racing. Start off in fledgling events and race your way up to mix it with the pros in the X Games.

Master up to eight different racing disciplines in a rich mix of arcade-style and simulation that combine to create a challenging, but always accessible experience. From Londonís iconic Battersea Power Station to the Malaysian Jungle and the Utah Desert, racers are immersed in beautifully realised environments each with their own distinctive driving terrains.

With fantastic locations, a wide array of events and superb car handling, DiRT 2 sets a new standard for racing games on the Mac.

Requirements (Subject to Change):

  • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.7
  • RAM: 2.0 GB
  • Free Space: 8.0GB
  • Graphics: 128 MB
  • Accessories: Keyboard
  • The following cards are NOT supported: ATI X1xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and Intel GMA series.
Recommended:
  • Processor: 2.4 Ghz
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.7
  • RAM: 4.0 GB
  • Free Space: 8.0GB
  • Graphics: 512 MB
  • Accessories: Game Pad
DiRT 2 is available for pre-order from the site below for $39.99 (USD). The game is scheduled for a July 21 release.

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The Baconing Screenshots & Character Details Revealed
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Hothead Games has released some new character details and screenshots from its upcoming DeathSpank adventure title, The Baconing. In the game players must help DeathSpank confront the AntiSpank, his evil twin. The Baconing features new environments, characters, weapons, and armor.

In The Baconing, the endearingly egotistical DeathSpank faces an assortment of terrifying new enemies. Fortunately for the intrepid hero, he finds help in the Forest of Tomorrow, from an unlikely group of adventuring scientists: The Nuclear Family.

The Nuclear family is a group of rather socially dysfunctional mad geniuses that push the boundaries of science within their laboratory-esque arboretum. Motherly Betty Nuclear stays home and has perfected the science of cooking and cleaning while her husband, Dick Nuclear, spends his time at the "Pleasuretorium" creating robots to help cure the ills of society through full body sensual massage. Meanwhile, their brilliant son Elroy keeps busy with his attempts to clone a two-headed dog to call his own, and his sister Chastity entertains herself by constructing a boyfriend out of Ďspare partsí dug up from a graveyard.

In order to gain access to the Fire of Bacon, DeathSpank must reunite this frenetic family. Of course, itís never as simple as that: each family member has a tendency to explode when agitated, and that tendency grows when in the vicinity of their fellow Nuclears. But if he ever wishes to get one step closer to facing off against the villainous AntiSpank, whose very presence threatens everything he stands for, DeathSpank must find a way.
The Baconing will be released on Mac, Windows PCs, and other platforms this summer. Learn more at the links below.

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The Sims 3: Late Night Available At MGS
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Macgamestore.com has added EA Play's The Sims 3: Late Night expansion pack to its list of game titles available for purchase. The latest expansion to The Sims 3 gives players "all-access" and "lets them loose on a vibrant, active downtown scene where theyíll rub elbows with celebrities at the hottest parties, hit the local bar after work, tour the scene with their Simsí band, kick back in a plush hot tub, and discover whatís lurking as the lights go out and adventure begins after dark."

For The First Time Ever, Your Sims Can Experience Late Night Fun As A VIP.

Get your Sims an all-access pass to the hottest spots in town. Whether they mingle with celebrities or enjoy a casual night with friends, your Sims' social lives are getting a boost! But keep in mind that some scenes are more exclusive than others, so make sure your Sims have the right connections to get past the bouncers at the hottest clubs. Wherever your Sims go, they'll discover new things to become - adored celebrities, all-night partiers, rowdy bandmates, or sexy vampires. What will your Sims get up to after dark?

Features:

  • Hang out at the hottest spots in town, from dive bars to dance clubs to chic lounges, complete with bouncers.
  • Gain fame and fortune as a member of a music band, mixologist, director, or local celebrity.
  • Wander into a certain part of town and your Sims just might uncover the secret to becoming a vampire.
  • Gain access to exclusive areas and enjoy celebrity perks like penthouse living, luxury hot tubs and cars.
The Sims 3: Late Night is available to purchase now for $39.99 (USD).

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New Fray Screens And Pre-Order Information Unveiled
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Brain Candy has revealed new gameplay screens from its upcoming futuristic squad-based multiplayer strategy game, Fray. The company also announced today that the simultaneous turn-based title will be available to pre-order later this year. Players who pre-order will be granted early access to play the beta version of the game and will receive a second copy of the game to give to a friend for free.

In 2098 the world and all its resources are controlled by three mega-corporations vying for control of the Earth. All human interaction is confined to the realm of virtual reality modules. One such virtual reality is the combat module Fray. In Fray players will control a squad of four soldiers of unique classes, weapons and abilities. Choose your allegiance to one of the three mega-corporations, win, and be rewarded with allegiance points and special items. Once in Fray, players will assign moves and actions to each of their squad members. At the end of each timed round, or after all players have entered their moves, the action will resolve and play out in cinematic fashion. Keen observation, tactics, and the wisdom of experience will help you predict your opponentís moves and anticipate their attacks and counters.

Fray will be available to pre-order and gain early beta access from Brain Candyís website in Q4 2011. The pre-order early access beta will include the first environment, several playable maps, several game modes, and offers players the unique ability to influence the game design and provide feedback directly to the developers.The beta will offer unlimited play, with weekly updates and special community events. Players who pre-order will then receive the full game immediately upon release in Q1 2012 along with a 2nd copy of the game to give to a friend absolutely free.
For more information check out the site below.

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Mac Games News for Friday, July 15, 2011

Combat Mission: Battle For Normandy Now At MGS6:00 AM
Dragon Age 2: Legacy DLC Information Revealed6:00 AM
Gratuitous Tank Battles Previewed6:00 AM
Puzzle Agent 2 Reviewed6:00 AM
 
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