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The Sims 4 To Launch In 2014
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 8 comments

Maxis and EA have announced that The Sims 4, the next installment in the popular life sim series, will be coming to Mac and Windows PCs in 2014. The new title will be a single-player offline experience and will include new tools to aid gamers in personalizing their Sim world.

The Sims 4 celebrates the heart and soul of the Sims themselves, giving players a deeper connection with the most expressive, surprising and charming Sims ever in this single-player offline experience. The Sims 4 encourages players to personalize their world with new and intuitive tools while offering them the ability to effortlessly share their creativity with friends and fans.

The Sims franchise is fueled by the passion and creativity of its millions of fans around the world. Your continued devotion to the franchise ignites the fire of creativity of the team at The Sims Studio, driving them to continually improve and innovate on one of the world’s most successful simulation game that has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

As a thank you for the support of the more than 30 million fans that share and discuss stories about The Sims across global social networks, we held a special VIP briefing this morning where several of the world’s top fans were amongst the first to hear the news about The Sims 4. They got to speak with the creative team for The Sims 4 and will have special access to the development team.

Learn more about The Sims 4 at the new website linked below,

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IMG Reviews Velvet Assassin
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 2 comments

Inside Mac Games has posted a new review of Digital Tribe's Velvet Assassin. The stealth action title follows the exploits of World War II spy Violette Summer, who must make use of her assassination skills to defeat her Nazi foes.

Here's an excerpt:

To play successfully one needs to spend a lot of time observing clues the game provides. For instance, listening to the lengthy conversations of the guards often provide hints as to where something is located or what activities are happening nearby. Sometimes a conversation reveals something as seemingly mundane as one guard's need to leave for a moment to “take care of nature’s business," which is actually useful information, as one guard alone is an easy kill. Other audible clues include sounds such as: coughing, steps, squeaks, and so forth. There are visual clues as well, a guard that is hard to see might, for a short moment, move into view, or a shadow might alert you to someone around a corner. All doors have keyholes that can be peeked through to get a small glance of the room beyond.
Check out the full review at the link below.

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It's About Time For Plants vs. Zombies 2 In July
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

PopCap Games has updated its Plants vs Zombies Facebook page with a release date and teaser trailer for Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time. PvZ 2 is now scheduled to launch in July 2013, and will include a variety of new features, settings, and situations involving the neverending struggle between plants and the undead.

Learn more about PopCap's games at the links below.

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The Night Of The Rabbit Debut Trailer Unveiled
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Daedalic Entertainment has unveiled a new trailer for its upcoming adventure game, The Night of the Rabbit, scheduled to be released for Mac and Windows PCs on May 29. The game centers around the adventures of 12 year old Jerry, a young man who dreams of magic. After traveling to a magical world Jerry and his friends must foil the schemes of an evil wizard.

Accompany Jerry as he travels this mystic world and unravel the Marquis' sinister secret. 12 year old Jerry's greatest dream is to become a wizard. During the final days of summer vacation this dream seems to become reality: a tall, elegantly dressed rabbit, the Marquis de Hoto, appears out of thin air and offers Jerry an apprenticeship.

Both of them venture into a fantastic world; a world where talking animals and magic, mysterious creatures dwell. But as the spell of the vile wizard Zaroff takes hold of the people and the world itself, Jerry's magic adventure turns into a nightmare. And slowly the boy comes to realize, the enigmatic rabbit had his reasons to make him his apprentice.

Will Jerry and his friends, Plato and Kitsune, succeed in foiling the Great Zaroff's schemes? What sinister secrets does the Marquis try to hide? The answers are buried deep within the dark woods of a mystical world...

Head over to the sites below to learn more.

The Night Of The Rabbit Trailer
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Mac Games News for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Airport Simulator 2013 Takes Flight At MGS6:00 AM
Infinite Space 3: Sea Of Stars Funded6:00 AM
Rampage Knights Coming This Summer6:00 AM
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Reviewed6:00 AM
 
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