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Go Eco-Friendly In Green City 2
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Green City 2 from Viva Media LLC is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The city building sequel once again challenges players to construct eco-friendly communities in 54 levels spanning 3 unique districts.

Branch out in this sequel to bring nearby neighborhoods up to eco-code. Restore old buildings and clean up the streets in Green City 2, a challenging sequel to the eco-friendly simulation game. Construct eco-houses with solar-celled roofs, install community green belts, and open green energy plants. Bring ecological balance to everything you touch. Trash and old buildings are prevalent when you arrive, and you see opportunity everywhere. Repurpose public spaces and teach the citizens how to lead an eco-conscious lifestyle. You'll be absorbed and entertained for hours as you make big improvements.


  • Enjoy 54 levels of thrilling green city-building
  • Explore 3 different districts for flights of eco- fancy
  • Construct 22 different buildings of 4 types: residential, commercial, ecological, and energy-generating.
  • Complete 8 challenging eco-quests
  • Upgrade your towns in 2 different ways: ecological and energy-efficient.
  • Become the greatest eco-builder ever and get many achievements.
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • 1 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
Green City 2 is available now for $6.99 (USD).

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The Last Tinker: City Of Colors Announced
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Mimimi Productions and Unity Games have announced that the 3D action adventure game The Last Tinker: City of Colors, will be available for Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs on May 12. In the platformer adventure players battle the forces of evil as Koru, a cheerful and acrobatic young boy with unique abilities who aims to return brightness and vitality to his homeland.

In a world where creativity has given way to conflict, a young street kid living in the slums of Colortown seeks to restore the spark of imagination to his hometown. As Koru, you must harness the power of color to defeat the Bleakness and make Colortown vibrant once again. A charming blend of modern platforming and multicolored style, The Last Tinker is a one-of-a-kind adventure.

Along with having recently been awarded the “Best Game in Show, Audience Choice” prize at the 2014 Casual Connect conference, The Last Tinker also won the "Best Project" award at Game Connection 2011.

About Mimimi Productions
Located in Munich, Germany, Mimimi Productions in an independent games development studio that develops innovative games that mix challenging puzzles and easy to understand concepts. Mimimi’s debut release is Apple Design Award winner daWindci, a critically acclaimed 2.5D puzzle game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The Last Tinker: City of Colors will be released in summer 2014 onto console and desktop platforms. For further information on Mimimi Productions visit www.mimimi-productions.de

About Unity Games
Unity Games is a division of Unity Technologies dedicated to publishing high quality Unity authored games. Working with the talented and diverse Unity community, Unity Games is elevating the status of its developer base, while pioneering technologically and artistically advanced games. For more information, visit www.unitygames.com

Check out the links below to learn more about the game and view a new trailer.

The Last Tinker: City of Colors

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Tex Murphy Through Time
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Atlas U.S.A. and Big Finish Games have released a new timeline showing the history of the Tex Murphy game series leading up to the May 7 release of the next installment, Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure. The game is the first installment in the franchise since it was brought back to life in a successful Kickstarter campaign. Players will take the role of the private investigator in a post-apocalyptic San Francisco, once again searching for clues, solving puzzles, and investigating crimes.

So, a long time ago, and I mean a LONG time ago, before there was internet (and I'm talking dial-up internet here), before there was texting, before there were hybrid cars and cell phones that didn't look like giant bricks (unironically), there were streets. Mean Streets. And it ran on Commodore 64 and MS-DOS (if those words mean nothing to you, ask an old IT person what they are).

Click the image of the timeline to get the (spoiler-free) scoop on all the Tex Murphy titles from its humble beginnings in the old days of VGA graphics and 486 processors to the crisp 2k (twice as good as 1080p) FMV scenes from Tesla Effect.

Tex Murphy is the last of the hard-boiled private detectives living in dystopian post-World War III San Francisco in the year 2050. Tex is an honest and good-natured private investigator with a penchant for bourbon, cigarettes and getting himself into trouble.

Tesla Effect is a mystery 3D adventure game seamlessly blended with the Tex Murphy franchise's renowned full-motion video (FMV) scenes.

Tesla Effect is available to pre-order now for $19.99 (USD).

Tex Murphy Timeline
Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure
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Paradox Reveals Runemaster Skald
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Paradox Interactive recently released a new dev diary for its upcoming Runemaster role-playing game based on Norse mythology. Players take the role of a champion and must explore procedurally generated maps and complete quests based on the six worlds of Norse myth, with each choice defining their champion. To succeed they will also need to recruit and command troops in tactical combat.

The Skald rely on the magic of their songs to inspire their troops, augment their skills, heal the wounded and strike terror into the heart of the enemy. Their songs are as old as the worlds, their poetry both beautiful and deadly at once. Music so powerful it can enslave the enemy or reinforce the strength of their allies.

The Human Skald wields a bow and is thus vulnerable to close combat. Preferring to hold a defensive position and support its troops from behind, the Human Skald concentrates on augmenting its own troops’ strengths and abilities.

The Darkelf Skald with its crossbow inspires its troops to greater feats, heals them when they are wounded and has a terrifying voice which brings darkness and despair into the enemies' hearts.

The Giant Skald is an ax-throwing defensive hero whose great strength makes them able to throw an ax faster and longer than most can shoot an arrow. A Giant’s terrible strength makes every bow or crossbow crumble in their hands, and so they have resorted to throwing axes instead.

The Lightelf Skald’s greatest strength is their voice, and the songs can enrage the enemy, strengthen their own troops and make the enemy flee in terror. Wielding a bow, the Lightelf Skald supports its troops from behind and holds a defensive position on the battlefield.

Learn more about the Skald hero class in the update linked below.

Runemaster: Skald Hero Details

Mac Games News for Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Divinity: Original Sin Releasing June 206:00 AM
Might & Magic X - Legacy Deluxe Edition At Mac Game Store6:00 AM
Patrician IV Sets Up Shop At MGS6:00 AM
Return To A Classic In realMyst: Masterpiece Edition6:00 AM
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