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Pre-Order Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Now
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Her Interactive's Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy will be available for Macs on October 22, and is currently available for pre-order at Mac Game Store. The latest installment of the popular series based on the famous novels follows the adventures of Nancy as she works to uncover the truth about her mother's demise.

Nearly a decade ago Agent Kate Drew left home to neutralize a biochemical weapon in Scotland. While her assignment was a success, Kate died in a car accident. Or so we were told. Now the echoes of a similar plot reverberate and it's up to you, as detective Nancy Drew, to thwart the sleeper cell and expose the truth about your mother's tragic demise.

Features:

  • Solve the Most Personal Nancy Drew Mystery Adventure Ever! - Learn about Nancy's mother and what really transpired during her final days
  • Tinker with Cutting-Edge Spy Gadgetry! - Expose dead drops and black operations by gathering intelligence and new leads
  • Experience Nancy's Childhood Memories! - Trigger vivid memories of Kate Drew as you discover critical information
  • Match Wits with New Twists! - Characters change their motives as your investigation unfolds
  • Immerse yourself in Traditional Scottish Heritage! - Investigate a remote training arena dedicated to the culture of the Highland Games
  • Spy at Different Difficulty Levels! - Play at Amateur or Master Sleuth level and erase fatal mistakes without starting over
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy is available to pre-order now for $19.99 (USD).

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Mac Gamer HQ Giving Away One Call Of Duty Bundle
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Mac Gamer HQ has announced it will be giving away a free bundle of Aspyr Media's Call of Duty titles. The compilation includes Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops – Annihilation & Escalation DLC, and Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC

Given the success of each and every one of our Giveaways, we have a new one, exclusively for you: 1 copy of the Call of Duty Bundle for Mac.

As always, all you need to do is use the widget below to participate. The more actions you perform, the higher your chances to win:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

At the end of the giveaway, Tuesday October 7th at midnight, a random winner will be selected.

Read more at the page listed below.

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Join The American Pickers At MGS
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The popular American Pickers television series has made the jump to digital gaming with the release of an American Pickers game from Encore Software. Now available for download and purchase at Mac Game Store, the game gives fans the chance to join Mike and Frank on a hunt for rusty gold.

Now is your chance to join Mike and Frank as they journey across the country looking for rusty gold! Based on the hit TV series!
With their popularity on the rise, the American Picker's business is growing too fast for Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz to keep up with. Eventually, they realize there is simply no way they can be everywhere at once, and decide to hire a new team to lend a helping hand. Players take on the role of rookie pickers and hit the back roads of America attempting to strike gold by finding and buying items that are both unique and valuable. In addition to this adventure, players will also get a chance to piece together some of the rarest collectibles still thought to be in existence - ones that Mike and Frank have been looking for their entire lives.

Features:

  • 30+ unique hidden object scenes
  • Use your negotiating tactics to get the best stuff at the best prices.
  • Hundreds of items in each location keep players constantly searching for more!
  • Icebreakers, Bundles, and the Art of the Deal!
  • Audio clips throughout the game taken directly from the TV episodes to create more entertaining gameplay.
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • 1 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 400 MB HD Space
  • 64 MB RAM
American Pickers is available now for $19.99 (USD).

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A Vampyre Story For Sale At Mac Game Store
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Virtual Programming's A Vampyre Story is available now for download and purchase at Mac Game Store. The classic point-and-click adventure follows the exploits of Mona De Lafitte, who attempts to make her escape from her tormenter, Baron Shrowdy von Kiefer.

Deep within the walls of a gloomy castle in the equally gloomy land of Draxsylvania, the young, gifted opera singer Mona De Lafitte is held captive by her tormentor, vampire Baron Shrowdy von Kiefer. Ever since she was transformed into a vampire by Shrowdy and whisked off to Draxsylvania, her greatest wish has been to return to Paris, continue her singing career, and one day become a star at the Paris Opera.

When Shrowdy fails to return from a nightly foray, she at last sees an opportunity to flee. Together with her only friend and confidant, a cheeky bat named Froderick, she escapes from her prison and tries to find her way back to Paris. During her flight through Draxsylvania, where she encounters some strange inhabitants and some even stranger challenges, Mona must learn not only to accept her vampire nature, but also to use the abilities she has acquired to her advantage.

The classic adventure "A Vampyre Story" is penned by Bill Tiller, who was involved in the creation of such milestones of the genre as "The Dig" and "The Curse of Monkey Island". Players use a point-and-click interface to direct Mona and Froderick through a richly detailed world consisting of more than 30 beautifully hand-painted locations that utilizes real time 'Multiplane' camera technology, that entice the viewer to examine and explore. On her puzzle-filled journey to Paris, Mona meets more than 20 3D-characters, ranging from the just plane silly to the very strange, in over 15 hours of brain-teasing fun.

Features:

  • A classic point-and-click comic adventure created and directed by Bill Tiller
  • More than 30 hand-drawn locations in 2D
  • rendered using a real time 3d 'multi-plane' camera
  • More than 25 characters
  • Mona's vampire abilities and restrictions create interesting gameplay
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later
  • 1.3 GHz Intel Mac
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 3 GB HD Space
  • 64 MB VRAM
A Vampire Story is available now for $14.99, a 25% discount off the regular price.

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Namariel Legends: Iron Lord Collector's Edition Released
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Namariel Legends: Iron Lord Collector's Edition from Playrix is now available for download and purchase at Mac Game Store. The game gives players the chance to face off against the Iron Lord and destroy the source of his power. Namariel Legends: Iron Lord CE features 50 game locations, 15 characters to meet, and 25 mini-games to master.

Upon the prosperous nation of Namariel descended the terrible Iron Lord. And with the help of a legion of mechanical soldiers, he conquered it very quickly. Be the one to face the dark ruler and destroy the source of the Iron Lord’s power. Exciting adventures, the true courage and mysterious world await!

FeaturesL

  • Emerge into the unique fantasy world
  • Follow the exciting story
  • Travel to 50 various game locations
  • Meet 15 amazing characters in 3D
  • Enjoy 25 mini-games
  • Get tons of achievements
  • Collector’s Edition includes 13 extra locations, soundtrack, wallpapers and strategy guide
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 1.8 GHz Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB HD Space
  • 128 MB VRAM
Namariel Legends: Iron Lord Collector's Edition is available now for $13.99 (USD).

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Return For Adventure In Realms Of Arkania: Blade Of Destiny
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UIG Entertainment's remake of the classic fantasy roleplaying game Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny is now available for download and purchase at Mac Game Store. The remake includes completely new visuals as well as a comprehensive overhaul of gameplay, reintroducing RPG fans to Arkania.

A legend reborn as Realms of Arkania-Blade of Destiny returns!

Developed by Austrian developer Crafty Games, Realms of Arkania – Blade of Destiny is a one-to-one remake of the 1992 original, adored by a generation of Role Players and one of the most successful German RPG’s of the 1990’s.

Get ready to return to Thorwal, one of the oldest cities of Aventurien. Make sure your wits are sharpened before walking down the small alleys of Thorwal and Prem, and prepare to stop the Orcisch threat while creating a mighty alliance between nations. Featuring a complete visual reimagining along with a comprehensive overhaul of every aspect of the gameplay, Realms of Arkania – Blade of Destiny is set to captivate a 21st century audience of new and old fans alike.

Old school RPG at it‘s best – for the Fans of REAL RPG games.

Features:

  • Remake of the first part of the Realms of Arkania
  • Roleplaygame with roundbased tactical fights
  • Cities and Dungeon in current real-time-3D
  • Dozens of Talents, Fighting Skills and magical skills
  • Depending on gaming preferences – 20 to 80 game time
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 2.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 5 GB HD Space
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 4670
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
    • Intel HD Graphics
  • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play
Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny is available now for $14.99 (USD), a 25% discount off the regular price.

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Mac Games News for Monday, October 7, 2013

Defect: Spaceship Destruction Kit In Development6:00 AM
Double Fine's Oliver Franzke Interviewed6:00 AM
Frictional Launches SOMA Systems Site, New Teaser Video6:00 AM
SEGA Superstars Tennis Coming October 176:00 AM
 
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