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Europa Universalis IV: Wealth Of Nations Now At MGS
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Paradox Interactive's Wealth of Nations, the second expansion to the empire-building strategy title Europa Universalis IV, is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. Among the additions the expansion introduces is the ability to secretly provoke trade conflicts, the option to hire pirates to steal goods from competitors, and the chance to form an East India Company to create an unstoppable shipping concern.

Wealth of Nations is the second expansion for the critically praised strategy game Europa Universalis IV, focusing on trade and how to make the wealth of the world flow into your coffers.

The expansion allows you to create trade conflicts in secret, steal from your competitors with the use of privateers, use peace treaties to gain trade power and create a new trade capital to strengthen your grasp over trade.

The age of exploration is brought to life in this epic game of trade, diplomacy, warfare and exploration by Paradox Development Studio, the Masters of Strategy. Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to rule an empire that lasts through the ages.

  • Use covert diplomatic action to create trade conflicts: Bring out your negotiating skills and explore new diplomatic ways to justify and force trade conflicts against your competition
  • Steal from your competitors with the use of privateers: Dare to hire privateers that will steal trade from your competitors by leaching trade into a pirate nation. But if you do, know that this will increase the risk of war since your competitors will have a just cause for war.
  • Create a new trade capital & strengthen your trade: Designate a specific port as your main trade capital, separately from your country’s capital, in a coastal province within the same continent.
  • Improved trading in inland nodes: Merchants placed in inland trade nodes gets increased bonus in proportion to your country’s trade efficiency and will increase your possibilities to trade in faraway inland trade nodes.
  • Establish East India Companies: Strengthen your trade network and reach faraway lands by establishing East India Companies.
  • Launch massive projects to build the Suez, Kiel or Panama Canals to create new sea routs across the oceans.
  • Pick which personal diety to follow when playing as a hindu ruler.Requirements:
    • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
    • 2 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
    • 2 GB RAM
    • 2 GB HD Space
    • 1 GB VRAM
    • Video:
      • AMD Radeon HD 6750M
      • NVIDIA GeForce 320M
    • Requires Europa Universalis IV to play
    • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play
  • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations is available now for $9.99 (USD).

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    Help A Puzzle Solving Purple Alien In Chuck's Challenge 3D
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    Chuck's Challenge 3D from Nkidu Games and Niffler is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store.The spiritual successor to Chip's Challenge puts players in the role of Woop, an interdimensional purple being struggling to navigate level after level of obstacles and challenges. Requiring both puzzle solving skills and quick reaction times to complete the included 125 levels, Chuck's Challenge 3D also offers a level designer for creative players.

    Chuck's Challenge 3D is a fiendishly addictive puzzler that's packed with features that will tease the brain and challenge the fingers. It also comes with a level editor that lets you upload and share your levels for everyone to play and rate, all from within the game.

    Meet Woop, just your everyday puzzle lovin’ purple alien capable of altering time and space. Woop has summoned all-round puzzle game legend Chuck Sommerville for one purpose - to create a universe of puzzles for him to work his way out of. Take control of Woop and help him navigate his way through level after level of obstacles and challenges that stand between him and reaching the exit portal. Shift blocks, find keys, flip switches, wade through water, hot-foot it through lava and do everything it takes to make it out in one piece and evade an army of hungry creatures who want nothing more than to turn our purple hero into a nice ‘n tasty Woop Sandwich.


    • Chuck’s Challenge 3D includes four different game modes:
    • PLAY – through 125 levels, with your best times published online
    • CREATE – your own levels with over 70+ Game Elements & share them with the world
    • SEARCH – download levels created by other players
    • WEEKLY PUZZLE – play the best user created level of the week
    • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
    • 2 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
    • 3 GB RAM
    • 400 MB HD Space
    • Video:
      • ATI Radeon HD 4850
      • NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
      • Intel HD Graphics 4000
    • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play
    Chuck’s Challenge 3D is available now for $9.99 (USD).

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    Fall Of The New Age Collector's Edition Launches
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    Fall of the New Age Collector's Edition from Playrix is available now from Mac Game Store. The medieval adventure game tasks players with helping Marla save her city from a cult by uncovering a secret conspiracy.

    In the dark times of the Medieval a baleful society of the Cult and its adherers strived to seize the rule over the city, control its inhabitants and destroy all sources of knowledge and culture. Help Marla uncover the secret conspiracy, release her kidnapped brother Ray and save the city! Solve numerous quests and puzzles, display courage and wit and don’t let the Cult take control over the Kingdom!


    • original medieval world
    • 40 exciting locations
    • dozens of tricky mini-games
    • amazing cutscenes and 3D reels
    • Collector’s Edition includes 12 additional locations, concept art, screensaver, wallpapers and bonus music tracks.
    • Mac OS X 10.6.9 or later
    • 2.5 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
    • 2 GB RAM
    • 1.4 GB HD Space
    Fall of the New Age CE is available now for $13.99 (USD).

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    The Walking Dead Enters The Realm Of Pinball
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    Zen Studios, Telltale Games, and Robert Kirkman have announced a partnership to bring The Walking Dead game series to the digital pinball world. Based on the first season of Telltale's The Walking Dead, the digital pinball table for Zen Pinball 2 will feature choice driven gameplay and original story dialog from the game's cast.

    “Zen Studios is a huge admirer of Telltale Games, and we truly cherish the opportunity to work with such amazing visionaries,” said Mel Kirk, Vice President of Publishing at Zen Studios. “Working with Telltale’s The Walking Dead is a hallmark moment as we continue our quest to create the most memorable and authentic pinball experiences.”

    “Zen knocked it out of the park with their interpretation Telltale's first season of The Walking Dead as a pinball table,” said Steve Allison, SVP of Publishing at Telltale Games. “Players once again get to step into the shoes of Lee Everett and protect Clementine as all the major events of season one play a role in the first ever pinball game that features choice and consequence gameplay."

    A true collaborative effort, both Zen and Telltale have worked together on each detail of the table design, sharing ideas and fusing their passion to bring the story and choice-driven gameplay of The Walking Dead: Season One journey to the playfield. Touring locations from Clementine’s treehouse and Everett’s pharmacy in Macon, all the way down the tracks to the walker-infested streets of Savannah, players will find an authentic tour of Season One capturing the peril and drama of Lee and Clementine’s story.

    The Walking Dead Pinball table features choice-driven gameplay across each of Season One’s five episodes, along with original story dialogue from the award-winning cast. Scenarios include choosing who to save and who to leave behind in a walker attack, solving problems and keeping up morale within the group, searching for food and supplies, acquiring
    important tools, and navigating through the herd amidst an oncoming walker breach.

    The Walking Dead Pinball table will be demonstrated at this year’s E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo, and those in attendance can get a sneak peek hands on at Telltale’s booth in the Concourse Hall.

    The Walking Dead Pinball table will be available for download later this summer. Check out a trailer at the link below.

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