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Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft Released
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 7 comments

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, its free-to-play digital card game, is now now officially out of beta and ready for interested gamers to play. The free-to-play virtual card game allows players to build decks centered around one of the nine Warcraft character classes. Duelists then go head to head in card battles for the chance to win new cards.

“We saw some reports early on that Hearthstone might destroy the planet*,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We’re pleased to see that the game has been released and the planet is still here . . . though we apologize for all the lost productivity.”

Hearthstone is a free-to-play digital strategy card game that anyone can enjoy. Players choose one of nine epic Warcraft® heroes to play as, and then take turns playing cards from their customizable decks to cast potent spells, use heroic weapons or abilities, or summon powerful characters to crush their opponent.

Sheathe your sword, draw your deck, and get ready for Hearthstone - the fast paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game on Battle.net and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.

With powerful prebuilt decks, and hundreds of additional cards to win, craft or purchase - your collection never stops evolving.

Challenge players of all skill levels on Battle.net or hone your skills in practice matches against some of the greatest strategists of Azeroth - Thrall, Uther, Gul'dan, and more!

Minimum Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.7 (latest version)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or ATI Radeon HD 2600
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 3 GB Hard Drive Space
  • Broadband Internet
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • 1024 X 768 minimum display resolution
Hearthstone is now available on Mac and PC, with iPad support coming soon. Android device, iPhone, and Windows tablet versions are also in development and will be available in the future.

Learn more at the links below.

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Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft

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Rise To The Challenge In Forklift Truck – The Simulation
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Immanitas Entertainment GmbH's Forklift Truck – The Simulation is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The game sim puts players behind the controls of a fork truck and challenges them to complete 40 missions involving a variety of goods to transport and unique situations to deal with.

Here is your chance to take a seat of a fork truck and move around goods without causing extensive damage!

Original forklifts offering a very realistic ride, an authentic physics engine simulates the exact loading of different transport goods.

Use your skills to move the forklift carefully in the full 3D environment, without harming any container or barrels. Different scenarios will lead you through confusing warehouses, huge freight terminals and lively harbor districts. Forklift Truck – The Simulation offers realistic first person controls including short area turns and the special multi-level hydraulic lift system.

What makes this game special is the variety inside the gameplay and the game modes: A game can last minutes or even hours, it’s totally up to your ability and the missions you are playing, but one thing is for sure: this challenging game will keep you entertained for a long time!


  • 40 exciting missions for a long lasting challenge
  • Tons of cargo to deliver (or damage – it’s in your hands)
  • First person camera views for more realism
  • Hours of fun and frustration
  • Realistic physics engine
  • Motivating achievements system
  • Tutorial for beginners
  • Mouse, keyboard or joypad controls
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • 2 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 43 MB HD Space
  • 256 MB VRAM
Forklift Truck – The Simulation is available now for $9.99 (USD).

Forklift Truck – The Simulation
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Dr Mal: Practice Of Horror Brings Healthcare To Solitaire
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Dr Mal: Practice of Horror from Desktop Gaming Ltd is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. The unusual solitaire card game challenges players to diagnose all of Dr. Mal's wacky patients before sunrise.

In a run-down part of Oldtown, Dr Mal's surgery is open for business. Brace yourself for the graveyard shift as a range of weird and wacky patients gather in your waiting room. Using all of Mal's medical prowess, can you help to diagnose them all before sunrise in this wacky solitaire game?


  • Dozens of wacky patients
  • Gorgeous animated cartoon graphics
  • Hours of entertaining gameplay
  • The craziest game of solitaire you'll ever play!
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • 1 GHz Intel Mac
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 105 MB HD Space
Dr Mal: Practice of Horror is available now for $6.99 (USD).

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Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls Crusader Highlighted In Video
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Blizzard Entertainment has released a new video showcasing features from the upcoming Diablo III: Reaper of Souls expansion for the popular action RPG. The new footage focuses on the Crusader class and its evil smiting abilities. Reaper of Souls is scheduled to launch March 25.

Among the small townships of Sanctuary, rumors have surfaced of a battle-scarred warrior hailing from the eastern swamplands of Kehjistan. Clad in impenetrable armor and wielding a massive shield, it is said he is a member of a legendary holy order—one of the pious followers of Zakarum who have vowed to defend their faith against corruption and decay.

Brutally culling his foes with hardened steel and incinerating light, this mysterious wanderer has left a bloody westbound trail in his wake, signalling a slow, but steady advance towards the cursed town of New Tristram. . .

Meet the Crusader—the new hero class in Reaper of Souls™ who will forever shift the balance of power in Sanctuary.

Learn about the origins of the Crusaders, their prowess with flail and shield, and the divine favor that empowers them to unleash the fury of the Heavens in our all-new video. Then, get ready to launch a crusade against the Lords of the Burning Hells, and even Death itself, on the March 25!

Check out the link below to view the video.

The Crusader Arrives
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Save Up To 75% During March Madness At Mac Game Store
6:00 AM | IMG News | Comment on this story

Mac Game Store has announced the beginning of a March Madness sale on a large selection of game titles at the store. Save up to 75% on titles like Spec Ops: The Line, Driver San Francisco Deluxe Edition, and Omerta - City of Gangsters.

Here's just a few of the titles on sale now:

SAVE 50%
Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Deluxe Edition
Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
Eschalon: Book III
F1 2012
Jagged Alliance: Back in Action
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Platinum
Sid Meier's Civilization V
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

SAVE 75%
Driver San Francisco Deluxe Edition
March of the Eagles
Omerta - City of Gangsters
Omerta - The Japanese Incentive
Rocksmith 2014 Edition
Spec Ops: The Line

Check out the link below for the complete list of game deals.

MGS March Madness Sale
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Mac Games News for Thursday, March 13, 2014

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