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Heroes & Legends: Conquerors Of Kolhar Announced
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Phoenix Online Publishing and Cuve Games have announced an August 21 release for Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar. Coming To Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs, the game merges elements from RPGs, strategy titles, and "Roguelikes" to create gameplay focused on automated combat. Players outfit a party of five heroes and then go to war against hordes of enemies.

Carve your way through hordes of demons, undead and mythical monsters with swords and spells as you race to stop an evil prophecy from unfolding in this action-packed fantasy role-playing epic. An electrifying blend of combat and strategy, Heroes and Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar invites you to pit your wits and reflexes against foes in both story-driven and randomly-generated adventures. Create your own weapons and armor with a custom crafting system, then lead wizards, warriors and assassins into battle against waves of lethal adversaries. With dozens of unique powers to poison, petrify and annihilate enemies with, get ready to experience the fight of a lifetime.
  • Epic blend of fantasy role-playing and strategy
  • Fight for glory in story-driven quests and random adventures
  • Craft your own custom weapons and armor
  • More than 100 bloodthirsty monsters to battle
Heroes & Legends mixes a variety of gameplay elements from popular genres such as RPGs, Strategy and Roguelikes, and creates an exciting and frantic game revolving around automated combat. Outfit your party of five powerful heroes with custom-made weapons and armor built using a full-fledged crafting system, then lead them into battle against legions of lethal foes.

As you defeat foes your characters will earn experience, eventually leveling up, and you will also gather important loot including new weapons and armor as well as invaluable boosts from items such as health potions and level-up scrolls. You can also explore the map for randomized events which may aid or hinder the party’s quest.

With over 100 monster types to defeat, Heroes & Legend’s features a quick and engaging combat system that is easy to learn and fun to master. With the mix of RPG and Roguelike mechanics fans of both genres will find themselves enthralled with its simple charm and strategic difficulty.

Check out the links below to learn more.

Heroes & Legends: CoK Details
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Civilization Week Continues At Mac Game Store
6:00 AM | IMG News | 2 comments

The Civilization Week is under way at Mac Game Store, offering every Civilization title in the store for 50% to 70% off the regular price. Brought to Mac by Aspyr Media, the Civilization series is one of the most popular nation building sims in gaming.

Civ titles on sale:

Civilization V: The Complete Edition
Sid Meier's Civilization IV
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords
Sid Meier's Civilization V
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Babylon & Nebuchadnezzar
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Civilization and Scenario Pack - Polynesia
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Cradle of Civilization - Asia
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Cradle of Civilization - Maps Bundle
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Cradle of Civilization - Mesopotamia
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Cradle of Civilization - The Americas
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Cradle of Civilization - The Mediterranean
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Denmark & The Vikings
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Double Civilization and Scenario Pack - Spain and Inca
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Explorer's Map Pack
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods and Kings
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Scenario Pack – Wonders of the Ancient World
Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Brave New World
Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Civilization and Scenario Pack - Korea
Check out the links below for more information and discounts.

MGS: Civilization Sale
MGS Specials
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Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica Available Now
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Paradox Interactive's Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica is available now for purchase at Mac Game Store. The third expansion for the nation building strategy game introduces a new government type, new idea groups, and new gameplay elements.

Res Publica is the third expansion for the much lauded strategy game Europa Universalis IV, that introduces new and unique ways to rule over your populace and govern your nation.

Featuring the introduction of a new government type, this latest expansion also offers new idea groups to explore as well as new gameplay elements for Republics and Dictatorship. Res Publica elevates the art of governance and exploration by allowing the player to experience new ways of receiving bonuses, whilst expanding on their trade empire.

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 the ability to control a nation and if you have what it takes, you can mold it into an empire that lasts through the ages.

Features:

  • New government type - Republican Dictatorship: Republic tradition does not increase regularly during Dictatorship and you will be presented with opportunity to gain power by losing Republic Tradition or losing power while gaining Republic Tradition during your rule.
  • New faction system: Consisting of Aristocrats, Traders and Guilds. Spend power to increase faction influence and reap the benefits of a specific faction’s bonuses.
  • New election events for Dutch Republics: Centered around Statists and Orangists. If Statists are in power elections are held every 4 years, a new ruler will always be be chosen out of 2 random candidates. With Orangists in power there is no election until the ruler is deceased.
  • New Idea Groups: This new feature opens up a the possibility for expanded exploration.
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 9600M GT
  • Requires Europa Universalis IV to play
  • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play
Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica is available now for $4.99 (USD).

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Europa Universalis IV Conquest Collection Comes To MGS
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Mac Game Store has added the Europa Universalis IV: Conquest Collection from Paradox Interactive to its list of games available for purchase. The fourth installment in the Europa Universalis series gives players the chance to choose from more than 250 countries to shepherd through more than 300 years of gameplay. In addition to the base game, the collection also includes 17 DLC packs featuring smaller unit packs as well as the full Conquest of Paradise expansion.

Set yourself on a journey through the historical events of the world. Alter the history and form it after your choosing. With the Conquest Collection Paradox Interactive brings you all the "Manpower" and "Prestige" you need to have the ultimate Europa Universalis IV experience.

Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the game that defined the Grand Strategy Genre. Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy.

True exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy will be brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.

A total of 17 additional DLC are included in this collection ranging from unit packs to full expansion pack “Conquest of Paradise”: 100 Years War Unit Pack, Horsemen and the Crescent Unit Pack, Winged Hussars Unit Pack, Stars and the Crescent, American Dream, Purple Phoenix, National Monuments, National Monuments II, Conquest of Constantinople, Conquest of Paradise, Conquistadors Unit Pack, Native Americans Unit Pack, Native Americans Unit Pack II, Songs of the New World, Songs of Yuletide, Colonial British and French Unit Pack, Muslim Advisor Portraits.

Features:

  • Make your own decisions: Nation building is flexible. Decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and more. The possibilities are endless
  • Use your Monarch Power: Experience the new system of monarch power where your choices are influenced by the caliber of the man you have at the top. Do you have a warrior King? Then it is time to make war
  • Experience history come to life: The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Thousands of historical events guide you, creating a unique atmosphere depending on the country you play
  • The world is now your playground: Players can enjoy over 300 years of gameplay with a lush topographic map in full 3D. Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time span
  • Experience the all new trade system: The trade system adds a new dimension to the great trade empires of the period. Seize control of key ports to expand your trade, support it with your powerful fleet and the wealth of the world will flow to you
  • Bring out your diplomatic skills: Deeper diplomatic gameplay with coalitions, threats, fleet basing rights and detailed support for rebels. Featuring a new unilateral opinion system that, for example, allows a country to dislike you while you remain neutral towards them
  • Engage in Multiplayer: Battle against your friends or try the co-operative multiplayer mode that allows several players to work together to control a single nation with up to 32 players. Featuring hotjoin, improved chat, new matchmaking servers and support for a standalone servers
  • Create your own history & customize your game: Europa Universalis IV gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • 2GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB HD Space
  • 1 GB VRAM
  • Video:
    • AMD Radeon HD 6750M
    • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
  • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to Play.
Europa Universalis IV Conquest Collection is available now for $44.99 (USD), 25% off the regular price.

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Mac Games News for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Borderlands 2 Update Adds New Pre-Sequel Heads & Skins6:00 AM
Dungeon Hearts Brings The Puzzle To RPG6:00 AM
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization Sets Sail At MGS6:00 AM
Use Stealth And Cunning To Find The Light6:00 AM
 
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