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Criminal Minds Now Available
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Legacy Interactive has released Criminal Minds for Mac. Based on the themes and characters from the popular television crime drama, the casual game features 2 new cases, 40 challenging puzzles, and 25 unique scenes to explore.

Join with the BAU to solve two thrilling cases! Hunt for clues in 25 tricky and beautiful Hidden Object Scenes. Get closer to the truth as you work with JJ, Hotch, Morgan, Prentiss, Reid, Garcia and Rossi as you interrogate suspects with special Criminal Minds Profiling Mini-games! Use the information you gather from over 40 taunting puzzles and codes to find the criminals as they try and lead you astray!

Features:

  • Enjoy 2 immersive cases with stunning locations and nasty criminals.
  • Decipher 40 challenging puzzles as you pursue your investigations.
  • Get lost in 25 unique and absorbing Hidden Object scenes.
  • Find out whodunit with the whole Criminal Minds team at your side!
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.5
  • CPU: 1.8 GHz (INTEL ONLY)
  • RAM: 128 MB
Criminal Minds is available now for $6.99 (USD).

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Magical Diary Opens At MGS
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Macgamestore.com has increased its catalog of available game titles with the addition of Hanako Games' Magical Diary. The adventure title puts players in the role of a new student attending a magic school. To succeed they will need to effectively manage their relationships and magical studies.

You have been invited to attend a magical school. Here you can make new friends, learn dozens of spells, face exams in the school dungeons, run for class office, and try to find a date for the May Day Ball. But be careful! You might end up in detention, be lured into a secret society, be forced to marry your professor, or even be expelled!

Reviews
"It really feels like it could be the start of something big; through conversations with people and lessons during class, you get peeks at something that could expand into a remarkably big and well developed fantasy universe, and it seems we've only just dipped our toe into it." - Jay Is Games

"Weird barely begins to cover it. Magical Diary is an indie, Japanese style adventure (though not actually from Japan) thatís a little bit visual novel, a little bit RPG, and a whole heck of a lot of Harry Potter. Luckily, itís also really good fun." - Rock Paper Shotgun

Features:

  • Design your own character
  • Pursue friendship or romance with male and female characters
  • All puzzles have multiple solutions
  • Over seventy spells to learn
  • Unlock secret plotlines and events
  • Highly replayable Ė make different decisions for a completely new story
Magical Diary is avaialable now for $14.99 (USD).

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Pre-Order The Sims 3: Supernatural
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Electronic Arts' The Sims 3 Supernatural expansion pack is now available for pre-order at Macgamestore.com. The latest offering from The Sims Studio allows players to create and live out the lives of supernatural Sims like werewolves, witches, vampires and fairies. They can "curse or charm their Simsí lives with powerful spells, volatile elixirs, and magical abilities in a world of strange happenings, spooky surprises and even the occasional zombie attack."

Enter the mysterious town of Moonlight Falls where strange things happen by the light of the moon. Then stalk the night, use your wand to cast spells, claw the furniture and more. You can mix dozens of elixirs that can turn Sims into zombies or transform them into gold. Share your enchanted brews with any friends who have The Sims 3!

Features:

  • Play as supernatural Sims:Create witches, wizards, werewolves, more intriguing vampires, and fairies, each with their own magical abilities, traits, and interactions.
  • Explore the town of Moonlight Falls: Discover what mysteries and abilities are revealed by the light of the full moon. Will your Sims freak out or become more powerful?
  • Hone your magical crafts and share the enchantment: Learn to cast spells and find rare ingredients to brew elixirs, so you can charm or hex your Simsí lives. Send your magical elixirs to any of your friendsí games who have The Sims 3. Your Sims can hone their psychic abilities and build a career as mystic fortune teller.
  • Discover supernatural items: Race around the arena on your broomstick, visit the gypsy caravan, or preen in front of your magic mirror. Even awaken the classic character of Bonehilda, the quirky skeletal maid. With tons of new enchanted objects, what will happen next?
  • Deck out your home in gothic style: Add a secret lair with the sliding bookcase door and fill your home with creepy new furniture.
  • Zombification: Mix a special elixir to create shuffling, brain-hungry monsters of your very own. Chomp on other Sims to spread the love and wreak havoc. Donít fret, you can always concoct an elixir to change your Sims back.
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.5.7 Leopard or higher
  • Intel Core Duo Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • ATI X1600 or NVIDIA 7300 GT with 128 MB of Video RAM, or Intel Integrated GMA X3100
  • At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space, with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved games
  • This game will NOT run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems, or the GMA 950 class of integrated video cards.
  • Mac OS X Supported Video Cards:

      NVIDIA GeForce series (7300, 7600 8600, 8800, 9400M, 9600M GT, GT 120, GT 130)
      ATI Radeon series (X1600, X1900, 2400, 2600, 3870, 4850, 4870)
      Intelģ Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) (GMA x3100)
The Sims 3: Supernatural is scheduled for a September 4th release and is available to pre-order for $39.99 (USD).

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Counter Strike: Global Offensive Launched
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Valve has announced that the team based first person shooter, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, is now available to purchase from Steam. The game introduces a variety of weapons, maps, game modes, visuals, and achievements to the familiar team based formula.

CS: GO expands on the classic team-based action gameplay that Counter-Strike pioneered. Featuring an arsenal of over 45 weapons, loads of maps, new game modes, new visuals, leaderboards and over 165 Steam Achievements.
Learn more at the links below.

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Mac Games News for Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Diablo III 1.04 Launches, Adds Paragon Tiers To Game6:00 AM
IMG Previews Drox Operative6:00 AM
Iron Sky Invasion To Bring Moon Nazis To A Mac Near You6:00 AM
PopCap Games Announces Plants Vs. Zombies 26:00 AM
 
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