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IMG Reviews Borderlands 2
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

Inside Mac Games has posted a new review of Aspyr Media's Borderlands 2. The sequel continues the series trademark blending of first person shooter and role playing game elements with action gameplay and zany humor.

Here's an excerpt:

Call of Duty is a brilliant FPS title. Deeply involving, and immersive, it’s an adrenaline rush. But if you want to have fun, enter Borderlands 2. Borderlands, released back in 2009, was a colorful violent frenzy of bullets and gore. Borderlands 2 ups the ante further. Ported to the Mac by Aspyr, this Gearbox Software title is fast paced, and deranged. With a wide array of customizable weapons and co-op multiplayer, it is dangerously addicting. Borderlands 2, with its unique graphics and gameplay, is geared toward fun, not realism. Enemies are now much smarter and they aren’t playing around. In the last edition, there were up to 17.75 million types of gun configurations. They’re a lot more options this time around. Borderlands 2 picks up the story 5 years after the events of the first installment, and it’s a lot more brutal this time around.
Check out the full review at the link below.

IMG Review: Borderlands 2
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Pre-Order The Raven - Legacy Of A Master Thief
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Nordic Games and KING Art are now offering a pre-order discount for the point and click adventure, The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief. Scheduled for a July 23 release, the game will revolve around the player's attempts to capture an art thief in 1960's Europe. Nordic previously worked with KING Art to launch The Book of Unwritten Tales.

'The Raven ¬– Legacy of a Master Thief' is a thrilling crime adventure in three episodes from the creators of 'The Book of Unwritten Tales'. Full of twists and turns, it immerses you in both sides of the story, combining thrill-of-the-chase whodunit with the risk and reward of a heist story.

Paris, 1960. Europe is in the grip of the gentleman master thief The Raven. His burglaries are spectacular and he always emerges unscathed. Young hotshot investigator Nicolas Legrand stuns the public when he confronts the master thief and fatally wounds him.

London, 1964. An ancient ruby – one of the legendary 'Eyes of the Sphinx' – is stolen from the British Museum. The only clue at the crime scene: a raven feather. Is somebody trying to follow in the Raven's footsteps? – Legrand is back on the case.

At the same time in Zurich a phone rings. Constable Anton Jakob Zellner looks up from behind a mountain of files. He has no idea what lies hidden in a bank vault, just a few hundred meters away from him. As he reaches for the receiver his life takes a crucial turn…

Features:

  • King Art's thrilling crime adventure – full of twists and turns – immerses you in both sides of the story, combining elements of classic whodunit and heist stories
  • Cinematic presentation with hundreds of camera angles and dozens of cutscenes
  • Optional puzzles and scoring system for adventure game veterans
  • Notebook and help function for adventure game newcomers
  • Breathtaking real-time 3D graphics in full HD
The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief is available to pre-order now for $19.99 (USD), a 20% discount. Pre-orders also receive the Deluxe Edition upgrade with soundtrack, storybook, making-of Booklet, Papercraft mask (printable) and Poster (printable) for free.

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Capitalism 2 Comes To MGS
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Capitalism 2 from Virtual Programming is available now to download and purchase at Mac Game Store. The business simulation gives players the chance to take the reigns of a modern company and attempt to make millions in the competitive free market.

Lets you build the empire of your dreams!

You become a corporate CEO and face real-world challenges as you build a business empire! It's a comprehensive business simulation that gives you the power to win the competition in the free market, with complex business strategies that might make you millions! Choose from over 60 product types to manufacture and market, as you hire and fire upper management positions! It's time to try your hand in the corporate world with Capitalism 2!

This is the most comprehensive business simulation available!

Features:

  • Make critical business decisions in all areas including retail, manufacturing, marketing, research, agriculture, mining, real estate development and more
  • Choose from over 60 product types to manufacture and market
  • Hire and fire upper management positions such as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and Chief Technical Officer
  • Develop your own technology or acquire it from another company
  • Expand your corporation into a true conglomerate; get ink on your fingers and take to the airwaves with your newspaper publishers, TV, and radio stations
  • A realistic stock market that allows you to trade stock for quick profits or make long-term investments for ultimate rewards. On a corporate level, you may take the path of merger and acquisition to expand your business empire rapidly/
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 200 MB HD Space
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
    • Intel GMA X3100
Capitalism 2 is available now for $9.99 (USD).

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Druid Kingdom Begins Construction June 19
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Druid Kingdom from NevoSoft will be released on June 19, and is currently available for pre-order. Developed by the creators of the My Kingdom for the Princess series, the game combines elements of resource management, time management, simulation, and strategy with a a fairy tale plot spanning four settings.

The creators of the ground breaking My Kingdom for the Princess series, bring you Druid Kingdom, a new popular resource management game with a fantastic new plot. Continue honing your skills in this unique genre that combines time management, simulator, and strategy, in four astonishing and colorful fairytale settings!

This game will send you on a magical trip accompanied by new characters: Jack, the young king of the Seven Hills, and his beautiful companion Etain. Your quest for the Staff of the High Druid leads you on an incredible journey through the mysterious lands of the Druids, the sands of Babylon, the alchemists' country, and the rocks of Alamut. You will fight against evil desert genies, rebuild the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, save the alchemists' country from destructive dragons, and learn Etain's secret.

Features:

  • A game mechanic that combining the specifics of time management, simulator, and strategy
  • A whimsical and engaging plot line
  • Four fairy-tale settings
  • Superb graphics and sound
Druid Kingdom is available to pre-order now for $6.99 (USD).

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Mac Games News for Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Aspyr Brings Knights Of The Old Republic To iPad11:06 PM
Hypnosis Available For Pre-Order At Mac Game Store11:06 PM
 
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