updated 06:45 pm EDT, Thu May 14, 2009
Complete game packs
Virtual Programming has released several game-series compilations including Europa Universalis III Complete, Victoria Complete, Crusader Kings Complete, and Hearts of Iron II Complete. Each item in the package integrates the original Paradox Interactive game with update modules. Virtual Programming has also released its newest game, Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power.
Europa Universalis III is a strategy game in which players control the federal- and municipal-level governments, shaping the future of their chosen nation beginning in the 15th century. Europa Universalis III Complete bundles expansion packs EUIII: Napoleon's Ambition and EUIII: In Nomine into a single package. The Victoria Complete bundle includes Victoria and its expansion pack Victoria Revolutions, each taking place in the Victorian era.
Crusader Kings Complete includes both Crusader Kings and its expansion pack Crusader Kings Deus Vult, in which Players implement strategies during the middle ages to become a Crusader King. Finally, Hearts of Iron II Complete includes all three games from the series, which provides a choice to lead either the Soviet Union or the United States throughout WWII and the fictitious WWIII.
Virtual Programming's newest game port is Paradox Interactive's Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power. The single-player game is based on the novel "Inhabited Island," written by the Strugatsky Brothers in 1968. Gamers can play one of four different species, battling against each other for supremacy on the planet Saraksh. Each of the species feature different technologies, including a variety of weaponry and vehicles.
The four Complete editions require Mac OS X 10.3.9 and Galactic Assault: Prisoner or Power requires Mac OS X 10.4.11. EUIII Complete and Hearts of Iron II Complete cost $30, while Victoria Complete and Crusader Kings Complete cost $25. Galactic Assault: Prisoner of War costs $30.