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Practice Saving Lives In Rescue Simulator 2014
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N3V Games' Rescue Simulator 2014 is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The sim puts players in charge of Emergency Services, giving them the chance to manage overall operations as well as control individual units during an emergency situation.

Start your career at the Head of Emergency Services and take control of the rescue workers at a modern ambulance station.

Coordinate and command vehicles and personnel, while overseeing the development of your ambulance station. During your working day, you’ll encounter exciting and realistic operational scenarios - including road traffic accidents, emergency rescues and natural disasters, as well as simple ambulance runs.

Keep track of your emergency service teams with the help of the detailed city map and keep an overview of the goings-on in your operational area at all times. Once a team reaches the scene of an emergency, the game automatically switches to a tactical view, allowing you to control the actions of your unit on the ground. Thanks to the integrated rescue service guidelines, you can accurately examine and treat casualties - this calls for intense concentration and sure instincts.

Remember: Every second counts, and saves lives!

Features:

  • Exciting operations such as road traffic accidents, natural dis-asters, emergency rescues, ambulance runs and much more
  • A range of rescue vehicles: Ambulance, Paramedics’ car, Emergency doctor’s car and Rescue helicopter
  • Manage your rescue personnel, buy new vehicles and up-grade the station
  • Two different game views: A tactical city view and a detailed mission view
  • Realistic sounds: Sirens, voices and ambient noises
  • Career Mode and Freeplay Mode
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 1.8 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 256 MB VRAM
Rescue Simulator 2014 is available now for $19.95 (USD), 20% off the regular price.

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Get Early Access To MouseCraft At MGS
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Crunching Koala's MouseCraft is now available for early access at Mac Game Store. The puzzle title tasks players with assisting hungry mice stack blocks in their quest for cheese. At present the game offers 30 puzzle levels, 5 different types of blocks, 2 locations, and a level editor. At launch the game will include 80 puzzle levels, 8 different types of blocks, 4 different locations, and more.

MouseCraft is a puzzle game where players help mice in their relentless quest for cheese by stacking the world's most famous blocks: Tetrominos.

Starring: Mad Cat Scientist, Three Blind Mice and tons of irresistably delicious Cheese.

Message from the developers:
MouseCraft is still under development. This means the game will be improved on a regular basis, through updates that add new features, content and bug fixes. Check the description for info on what is already available and what will be included in the final version. After the final game launch, in January, when all the development is over, the game will be available for at least $9.99.

At this point, MouseCraft includes:

  • 30 levels in Puzzle Mode
  • 5 different types of Tetromino blocks and 2 types of obstacles
  • 2 locations
  • Local level editor
At launch, MouseCraft will include:
  • 80 levels in Puzzle Mode
  • At least 8 different kinds of Tetromino blocks
  • Simple enemies and 2 enviromental obstacles
  • At least 4 locations
  • Steamworks integration: Trading Cards (already here), Stats, Leaderboards, Achievements, Cloud Saves
  • Full Controller Support and Big Picture support
  • System for sharing user-made maps (integrated with Steam Workshop)
Arcade Mode is currently under heavy development and it has not been included in this build. We don't know when and if it is going to be available.

Join us on the road to final release by buying into the Early Access build for $6.99. After the final game launch, in January, when all the development is over, the game will be available for at least $9.99.

Follow us on our social profiles or check our blog https://crunchingkoalas.com for frequent development updates.

Features:

  • Experience a remix of two classic gameplay mechanics: Pile up Tetromino bricks to create a safe path for as many mice as possible.
  • Discover an epic tale of a crazy cat scientist who is striving to unlock the potential of a mysterious, mice-powered machine.
  • Defeat obstacles, overcome gaps and gather collectibles by using different types of blocks, of blocks, be them explosive, crumbling or even jelly ones.
  • Prove your stacking skills by playing the game in a fast-paced Arcade mode or a mind-challenging Puzzle mode.
  • Get involved by creating your own maps and show off your creativity by sharing them with our community.
  • Chill out while listening to MouseCraft's funky, groovy soundtrack composed by Mikolai Stroinski, known for scoring Dark Souls 2 announcement trailer.
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 1 GB HD Space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 256 MB shared or dedicated RAM (ATI or NVIDIA)
MouseCraft Early Access is available now for $6.99 (USD). Those who purchase now receive the game at a reduced price while features are still being added, and will continue to receive updates and additions as the game's development progresses.

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Sidescrolling Sci-Fi Action Is Inescapable At Mac Game Store
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Inescapable from Magnetic Realms is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The side scrolling sci-fi action adventure challenges players to unravel a mystery at a remote interplanetary mining operation.

A side scrolling Sci-Fi action adventure in which you unravel the mystery uncovered by a remote interplanetary mining operation.

What did they find? What threat does it pose? And ultimately, what does it truly mean to be a hero?

Features:

  • Side scrolling action combined with adventure style puzzles.
  • A large world to explore with an intriguing story and an unusual, thought-provoking ending.
  • Hand drawn pixel art for a classic 16-bit/Amiga-style look.
  • Features optional CRT screen simulation effect for a more authentic look on modern LCD monitors.
  • DRM Free.
Requirement:
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Inescapable is available now for $9.99 (USD).

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Gone Home To MGS
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The Fullbright Company's Gone Home is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The "story exploration" adventure game challenges players to investigate the Greebriar family's house and determine their fate.

June 7th, 1995. 1:15 AM You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something's not right. Where is everyone? And what's happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home, a story exploration game from The Fullbright Company.

Gone Home is an interactive exploration simulator. Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there. Open any drawer and door. Pick up objects and examine them to discover clues. Uncover the events of one family's lives by investigating what they've left behind.

Go Home Again.

Features:

  • An Immersive Place: Return to the 1990s by visiting a home where every detail has been carefully recreated, and the sounds of a rainstorm outside wrap you in the experience.
  • A Personal Story: Created by veterans of the BioShock series, Gone Home offers the rich, nuanced details of one family's struggles to deal with uncertainty, heartache, and change.
  • No Combat, No Puzzles: Gone Home is a nonviolent and puzzle-free experience, inviting you to play at your own pace without getting attacked, stuck, or frustrated. This house wants you to explore it.
  • Fully Interactive Investigation: Discover what's happened to the Greenbriars by examining a house full of the family's personal possessions, and the notes and letters they've left behind. Use your powers of observation to piece together a story that unfolds as you explore.
  • Commentary Mode: Enable Commentary to hear behind-the-scenes insight from the creators of the
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
  • 1.8 GHz Intel Mac
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB HD Space
  • 512 MB RAM
Gone Home is available now for $19.99 (USD).

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MGS Black Friday Sale: Save Big & Get Battle Fleet Free
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 4 comments

Mac Game Store has begun its Black Friday sales event, offering discounts of up to 75% on hundreds of titles like BioShock Infinite Sid Meier's Civilization V, Borderlands 2, and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. In addition, shoppers will have the chance to get a free copy of Battle Fleet when they purchase another game.

Save on hundreds of Mac games over the black friday weekend! All sales end Monday night.

Free game offer:

    For this weekend only, you will receive Battle Fleet free of charge when you purchase any other game *. The free game will automatically show up during a purchase if applicable.

    * Only one copy will be applied to your game list, and only if you do not already own the game through MacGameStore. Free game will not apply during gift purchases or wallet transfers.

Head over to the link below to check out the full list of titles on sale for a limited time.

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