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Total War: SHOGUN 2 Enters The Battlefield July 31
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Feral Interactive has announced that the historical strategy game Total War: SHOGUN 2 for Mac will be released via Steam on July 31st, with the Mac App Store version scheduled for release in early August. Developed by Creative Assembly and published by SEGA for Windows, this is the latest installment in the critically acclaimed Total War series to be brought to the Mac by Feral, following Rome, Empire and Napoleon.

Total War: SHOGUN 2 places the series’ celebrated gameplay elements of real-time battle tactics and turn-based political strategy against the dramatic backdrop of the Sengoku Jidai, or ‘Warring States period’ of 16th century Japan. As leader of one of nine competing clans, players will attempt to dominate Japan and become shogun, unifying the country under military rule.

A premium version of the game will be released simultaneously and include all additional content. Total War: SHOGUN 2 Collection includes the Rise of the Samurai Campaign pack: a stand-alone campaign which challenges players to establish Japan’s first shogunate 400 years before the events of the main game. It also includes the Dragon War Battle pack, three additional clans and two unit packs. All additional content will be available separately via Steam to customers who purchase the base game.

The Steam version of Total War: SHOGUN 2 will also offer Mac-to-Mac online multiplayer battles, co-operative campaigns and ‘Avatar Conquest’ mode, in which players team up to form clans and fight alongside their allies to claim territories on a unique campaign map.

Minimum system requirements call for a 1.8GHz Intel Mac with at least 4.0GB RAM, 256MB or better graphics card, and Mac OS 10.9.4 or later. The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400 and NVIDIA 3xx series. The Intel HD 4000 requires 8GB of system RAM. A Steam account is required to access online multiplayer.

Total War: SHOGUN 2 for the Mac will retail on Steam in North America for US $49.99, £39.99 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €44.99 (inc.VAT) throughout Europe and will be available for download from a variety of digital partner sites worldwide. Pricing may vary slightly for versions of the game sold on other stores, including the Mac App Store.

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Fight For Freedom In Space Farmers
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Space Farmers from KISS is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The co-op only game challenges a two player team to destroy a horde of hungry robots to escape imprisonment on an alien space station.

Grab a friend, grab a gadget, grab a gun and get ready. Space Farmers is the most fun you'll ever have in a co-op game.

You're trapped on an alien space station and forced to share your secret British agriculture secrets. With no means of escape or tea making facilities this is all very uncivilized!

Luckily a hoard of hungry robots are attacking the station and your captors have vanished. Stopping only to pick up an Energy Shotgun and a Pie-O-Matic you begin your quest for freedom!

In Space Farmers you and a friend will encounter gadgets, guns, puzzles, pigs, a horde of killer robots and more. This one of a kind co-operative action adventure will make you laugh, cry and bring the human race together.

Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
  • 1.5 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
Space Farmers is available now for $9.99 (USD).

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Ubisoft Titles 75% Off At MGS For A Limited Time
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Mac Game Store is showcasing the many game offerings of Ubisoft. For a limited time shoppers can collect tltles like Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Deluxe Edition, Driver San Francisco Deluxe Edition, Shaun White Snowboarding, and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction Deluxe Edition at a 75% discount off each title.

A huge list of Ubisoft titles are on sale now. Click over to the link below to learn more, and be sure to check out Mac Game Store's other specials as well.

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Buy The Nancy Drew Bundle And Save
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Mac Game Store has announced a new limited time bundle deal, this time showcasing the Nancy Drew series from Her Interactive. The bundle includes five Nancy Drew titles for the low price of $19.95 (USD), a savings of almost $80.

The Nancy Drew Bundle includes the following:

Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen
Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy
Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion
Head over to the link below for more information.

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Guns Of Icarus Online Co-Op Mode To Demo At PAX Prime6:00 AM
Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut To Debut This September6:00 AM
Third Season Of The Walking Dead Game Confirmed6:00 AM
 
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