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Virtual Programming and Paradox Interactive's strategy game Victoria 2, and its two expansions: A House Divided and Heart of Darkness, are now available at Mac Game Store. V2 takes players to the year 1836, where they can choose from over 200 nations to guide through the start of World War II. A House Divided focuses on the American Civil War era, while Heart of Darkness centers around the colonial powers in Africa.

Victoria 2

Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century.

Victoria 2 is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding it through industrialisation, political reforms, military conquest, and colonization.

Experience an in-depth political simulation where every action you take will have various consequences all over the world. The population will react to your decisions based on their political awareness, social class, as well as their willingness to accept or revolt against their government.

Features:

  • Deep engrossing political simulation with dozens of different governments
  • Detailed economy with over fifty different types of goods and various production factories
  • Over 200 different countries can be played, during the era stretching from 1835 to the onset of WWII.
  • Advanced Technological system with thousands of inventions to discover
  • Improved graphics and interface, as well as multiplayer support
  • A streamlined interface makes the game easily accessible.
  • Automation of various tasks including, trade and population promotion.
  • Advanced spheres of influences system, where the great powers battle over the control of the world.
  • Cottage production simulating pre-industrial economies.
  • Gunboat Diplomacy, no need for negotiating as a fleet outside a port may be a more persuasive argument.
  • Historical and Dynamic missions guiding your country through the history.
Victoria 2 Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1.1 GB HD Space
  • 512 MB VRAM
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
Victoria 2: A House Divided

The first expansion to Victoria 2 focuses on American Civil War era and enhances the political and economical aspects of the game.

Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century.

Features:

  • New starting point in 1861, allowing players to experience the US Civil War from the start
  • Manufacture reasons to go to war with other countries, all in the name of the great game of power
  • Civilize your country with various new reform paths to ultimately become equal with the western nations
  • Invest in building infrastructure and factories in other countries to strengthen their ties to you
  • Deeper political system with new national focus options and new types of reforms
  • A new system of popular movements that can be appeased or suppressed, but if ignored, will become the revolutionaries of tomorrow
  • Improved interface, with more information easily available and improving gameplay
A House Divided Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • 1.1 GB HD Space
  • 512 MB VRAM
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
    • Intel HD Graphics
Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness

Victoria II: Heart of Darkness is the second expansion for the grand strategy and political simulator Victoria II. This expansion focuses on the Scramble for Africa. Compete with other colonial powers and experience international crises which require Great Power mediation if the world is to avoid war in this experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio.

Features:

  • Experience a brand new colonization system: Use your navy to expand your empire, compete against other colonial powers and struggle to maintain your overseas control. Colonial conflicts can spiral out of control and become international crises. They will have to be decided by diplomatic negotiations or risk costly wars

  • Battle your enemies in the new naval combat system: Together with the new colonization system, your navies are more important than ever. A new system of gun ranges brings more depth and strategy to warfare on the high seas. Powerful new battleships also join the other classes of ships to bridge the gap to Dreadnoughts

  • Prepare for International Crises: Around the world international crises continually call on the Great Powers to mediate and compromise, with war always being the last resort. As one of the lesser powers, use your influence to stir up local flash points so you can use fleet footed diplomacy to get the Great Powers to right the wrongs that have been committed against your nation!

  • Follow the global events with the new newspaper system: Attain a greater sense of immersion by receiving local and global reports on world events. Over 60 newspapers, both historic and otherwise, periodically present you with the latest news reports of war, major events, royal gossip and other matters of interest
Heart of Darkness Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • 1.1 GB HD Space
  • 512 MB VRAM
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
    • Intel HD Graphics
Victoria 2 and its expansions are available now for $19.95 (USD) each.

Victoria 2
Victoria 2: A House Divided
Victoria 2: Heart Of Darkness
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