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DOFUS 2.0 Coming December 2nd
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Ankama has announced that DOFUS 2.0, the company's Flash based MMORPG, is scheduled to be released on December 2, 2009. The upgraded version is a major update to the game, featuring a complete rewrite of the graphic engine, server, and client code. Ankama also revealed plans to release a boxed version of the game in 2010.

Since its release in September 2004, DOFUS, the tactical MMORPG, has undergone numerous updates that have contributed to its international success. Today, DOFUS is available in 7 languages and is one of the top 5 online games in the world.

Version 2.0 will be the most significant upgrade the game has ever known. The graphic engine, server and client code have been completely rewritten to offer a wealth of detail and an unparalleled gaming experience.
A closed beta test of the game will begin in October. For more information follow the links below.

Ankama Studio

MicroWar 2.0 Available For Download
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

MicroWar 2.0 beta 2 is now available. The Space Invaders style arcade takes place in "the cruel world of the micro-computer industry." Players must defend their Macs by blasting the advancing waves of PCs. MicroWar is a complete remake of the an older OS 9 version.

Minimum Requirements:

Macintosh Processor : PowerPC G4 minimum
System : MacOS X 10.3.9 or more
Memory : 512 MB
Screen : 1024 x 768 pixels

The bundled application is only available for Mac now.
The source code is cross-platform and can run on Macintosh, Windows and Linux : see source documentation for details
MicroWar 2.0 is distributed under the BSD license and can be downloaded at the link below.

MicroWar 2.0

Basilisk Games Merchandise For Sale
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

Basilisk Games has announced the opening of an official "Swag Shop" for fans of its current and future products. The store currently offers a selection of T-shirts, a mug, and a magnet featuring the company's logo. Basilisk is the creator of Eschalon: Book I, an old school fantasy RPG, and is currently working on the sequel, Book II.

Basilisk Games has opened our own official Swag Shoppe where you can buy T-shirts and other merchandise!

If you have a merchandise suggestion or want to see clothing not currently presented in the store, send us an email!
Click over to the links below to learn more.

Basilisk Games Swag Shop
Basilisk Games
Eschalon: Book II
Buy Eschalon: Book II

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Geneforge 5: Overthrow Updated
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Spiderweb Software has announced the release of a new version of Geneforge 5: Overthrow for the Macintosh. The v1.0.4 update "fixes a problem with the graphics displaying properly on Snow Leopard," and is recommended for all Snow Leopard users. In G5:O players are returned to the war-torn world of the Shapers where they can choose a side and tip the balance of power toward victory.

The Shapers have the ability to create life in any form they choose. They can make living tools that obey their commands, plants that can flourish in the harshest wasteland, and powerful monsters that can crush all who oppose them. The Shapers ruled the known lands, and any who tried to rebel or learn their magical secrets were destroyed.

But then their creations rebelled. Working with humans jealous of their masters, they stole the secrets of the Shapers and created their own armies. They created and unleashed new, even more powerful creations and matched the Shapers in savagery. And now, years into the rebellion, the war has settled into a gruesome stalemate. The lands are scorched, and city after city falls.

The two sides are so delicately balanced that one brave warrior can turn the tide. Will you help the rebels overthrow the Shapers? Will you help the Shapers regain their power, tempted by the incredible rewards they offer? You might be able to end this war. Which side will you choose?
To download the latest version follow the link below.

Spiderweb Software
Geneforge 5
Buy Geneforge 5

Mac Games News for Friday, September 18, 2009

City Of Heroes Issue 16 Trailer Available6:00 AM
EVE Online Dominion Public Beta Testing6:00 AM
Spore Creature Creation Goes Flash6:00 AM
Wolfire's John Graham Discusses Indie Game PR6:00 AM
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