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Bridge Project Coming To Mac
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Application Systems Group has announced the upcoming October 25 release of Bridge Project for Macs. The successor to the original Bridge Builder simulation offers improved gameplay "subject to much tweeking and development with new up to date materials, exciting scenarios, and a variety of tasks waiting to be solved."

Build stable bridges in a variety of highly detailed landscapes with some amazing scenery and back drops.Take on the task of constructing a huge variety of different bridges: truss, suspension, folding, stone, steel, wood, car or railway bridges.

Whilst you enjoy the enhanced graphics and the new, improved physics engine you can design and build the most spectacular bridges and then test them with stress tests. Download free levels from the global Bridge Builder 2 community, share your challenges and participate in competitions.

Features Highlights:

  • All-new in-game graphics with a variety of detailed 3D objects
  • New user interface for easy operation
  • Additional materials such as wood and concrete
  • In addition to trains, cars and ships you can now test vehicles such as buses and tanks
  • Extended weight and stability testing of different vehicles, or natural events such as storms or earthquakes
  • 48 varied and challenging levels: different towns, canyons, rural areas
  • Set the design tasks to different modes - single or expert.
  • Editor feature - build your own levels and share them with other players
  • Compare your technical skills with other players in the global online ranking
  • Take part in competitions, improve your own record
System Requirements:
  • Requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 2GHz Intel Mac Core Duo
  • 2GB HDD
  • 2048MB RAM
  • GeForce 8600/Radeon HD2400
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Feral Bundle Deals Available
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Mac Game Store and Feral Interactive have teamed up for a special week long promo. Until October 18th shoppers will be able to save 50% on bundles for some of Feral's most popular titles. Save on the following great bundle deals:

Follow the links to learn more.

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SimCity Disasters 101 Video Unveiled
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Electronic Arts has released a new video featuring a guide to surviving disasters in the upcoming SimCity. Scheduled for an early 2013 release, development of the latest incarnation of the popular city building sim is being led by Maxis. SimCity Mac will once again give players the chance to construct and manage a thriving city.

Fresh off the reel, SimCity Public Service Pictures presents to you, How to Deal with Disasters. When taking over the mayorship of a city, one must be prepared to resolve a variety of situations like loiters outside of city hall, two donut shops opening next door to each other and how to explain why citizens keep disappearing when those U.F.O.s appear. Disasters are back and with helpful tips from people like Howard of New Haven, Connecticut, you can learn if bigger is indeed better. Did Howard allocate space for police, fire and health in his megatropolis?

Disaster prevention begins with safety. We offer several tips to ensure the least amount of damage to your city. First, fire stations are your friend. Make sure you have enough fire trucks to protect your city in case of earthquakes, meteor strikes or something more ominous. Second, be sure to tip your hat to your police chief. When disaster strikes, make sure your citizens are adequately protected from the dangerous things that go bump in the night. Lastly, a healthy Sim is a happy Sim even if their home has been swept away by a tornado. Donít forget to fund your hospitals and be sure you have enough waiting rooms to handle the injured Sims who will come rushing through the door. These basic city service facilities will also help you rebuild after an earthquake, meteor strike, tornado, UFO invasion or another one of the yet-to-be announced disasters touch your city.

You never know when disasters will strike, but you can begin protecting your cities from the start. Heed our advice. Disaster protection begins with safety. Best of luck to our future mayors.

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SimCity Disasters 101
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Diablo III 1.05 Patch Released
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

In a recent forum posting Blizzard Entertainment revealed that patch 1.05 for its action RPG sequel, Diablo III, will be released October 16. Diablo III returns players to the world of Sanctuary where they must once again take up arms against the forces of hell.

We will be performing scheduled maintenance for Diablo III starting tomorrow at 3:00 a.m. PDT in order to deploy patch 1.0.5. We anticipate that maintenance will conclude and that all services will be available by approximately 1:00 p.m. PDT.

Important: Please note that you will not be prompted to download patch 1.0.5 until the patch is live in your home region. If you are logging in from a European or Asian client, you will need to wait for this patch to release in that region before it can be installed. Additionally, if your home region is the Americas, you will be unable to log into Europe or Asia using Global Play after patch 1.0.5 is live until those regions have also patched.

For reference, here are the scheduled maintenance times for each region:

The Americas: 3:00 a.m. PDT (10/16) to 1:00 p.m. PDT (10/16) Europe: 6:00 p.m. PDT (10/16) to 4:00 a.m. PDT (10/17) Asia: 11:00 a.m. PDT (10/17) to 9:00 p.m. PDT (10/17)

Learn more at the page listed below.

Diablo III 1.05 Patch - October 16
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Mac Games News for Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Apple Avengers Opens A Can Of Worms At Mac Game Store6:00 AM
Endless Space - Admiral Edition Now At MGS6:00 AM
IMG Reviews Space Pirates And Zombies6:00 AM
The Fall Trilogy - Chapter 1 Coming Soon To MGS6:00 AM
 
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