Game du Jour is a "One Deal a Day" website for casual PC games. Every day of the week, Game du Jour sells one downloadable game at a steep discount.
Every week, Blogcritics Magazine will bring you a look of those games, so you know what to expect when the featured game gets its 24 hours in the spotlight.
Sun. April 26th: 40% off on Smugglers 3
Mon. April 27th: 40% off on Smugglers 4
Tue. April 28th: 50% off on Governor of Poker
Wed. April 29th: 50% off on Youda Farmer
Thu. April 30th: 50% off on Merry Motors 2: Megapolis
Fri. May 1st: 50% off on Merry Motors
Sat. May 2nd: 50% off on Space War Commander
In the third part of the award-winning Smugglers series you can play a greedy trader, an ambitious bounty hunter, a ruthless pirate, a mix of those, or one of many other professions. Backed up by a crew of different kinds of crewmen (like droids or mercenaries) you can visit more than 75 planets in 25 systems in your attempt to gain favors with one of the four factions in the known galaxy. You can be promoted, receive medals and campaign ribbons, and upgrade one of the 19 available ships from a great set of different equipment parts. It will be necessary to engage in space and crew combat against the four different factions in the game and even to conquer whole planets.
Smugglers 4 is a turn-based science-fiction space-trading game. You have the option to be a greedy trader, an ambitious bounty hunter, a ruthless pirate, or a multitude of the many professions that the game has to offer. Through trading, fulfilling missions, or pirating, you earn the money and skills necessary to buy new ships and upgrade your equipment. Additionally, you’ll have to manage a crew, board & plunder enemy ships, and even conquer star systems.The game offers open-ended gameplay where the opportunities are virtually limitless, and your actions will ultimately have an impact on a galactic scale.
Youda Governor of Poker
Youda Governor of Poker goes back to the roots of this very exciting card game. Surely you've heard about Texas hold’em? Who Hasn’t? Youda Governor of Poker is a totally different kind of poker game. You can play against the old western pros. Play either as a male or a female character in this highly interactive and addicting poker game. Your only Goal is to get a hold of Texas! How? Battle your way in poker tournaments or cash games and win all the cash or property! Buy houses, and means of transport to get you everywhere in Texas. In Governor of Poker you can make it, and you can make it BIG! At the end you only have to wonder? Do I have all I wanted. Or is there one more poker game I must win?
Do you want to experience country life like never before? Then here is Youda Farmer! Run your farm, grow your crops, and provide all shops with the supplies they need. It’s up to you to keep all retailers in this little village happy with your beautiful farm products. You start off with a little farm providing the baker of his flour to make bread for the villagers. During the game you can upgrade your farm with a chicken coop, stables for your pigs and sheep, fields to grow your tomatoes, grapes, potatoes and vegetables and a pond for your fish. Doing well, more retailers will order your products, expand their business and consequently need more supplies. You are in charge to pick up the right products and deliver them in time.
Grow wheat, tomatoes, potatoes and grapes, take care of your cattle and catch your fish. Visit the butcher, the (green)grocer, the tailor or the fish shop to deliver your products. Selling more of your products and earning bonuses make it possible to upgrade your farm with new machinery or storage room to increase your productivity. Get food processors to feed your animals faster, a compost grinder to speed up the growing of your crops, hay stacks, water towers and so on! The villagers do work hard, but once in a while they are up for big harvest parties! While doing your business, make sure you pick up the party products to give these people the entertainment they need! Enjoy the fun of numerous combos, upgrades and specials in this addictive and beautifully designed farm game!
Merry Motors 2: Megapolis
Merry Motors 2 is the sequel to the popular series of educational mini-games. Now, as children have grown up a little, their favorite characters return to teach them something new. Similarly to its predecessor, the game continues to entertain kids and expands their knowledge. The amusing educational experience will help them develop many skills and talents. It will also prepare them for school by training their concentration. The game will provide answers to kids’ curiosity.
All missions in the game are carried out by bright and positive dwellers of the Town of Merry Motors, special vehicles and machines, such as fire-engine, bathyscaphe, underground train, concrete mixer, police helicopter, etc. Wonderfully animated characters will involve children into developing play. Kids will learn how to tell time, learn new colors and how to differentiate them, see various geometrical figures, be tested on attentiveness, and acquire other skills. Merry Motors 2: Megapolis is divided into 27 mini-games, and it takes about 5-10 minutes to complete each one. Each game sets a certain task, comes with unique music and teaches new skills. All rules and results are voiced, so a child will have no problem understanding a task.
Merry Motors is a collection of educational children’s games and entertaining lessons. Designed for preschool and primary school children, the program includes 27 games and exercises.
Merry Motors helps develop memory, attention, basic motor skills, spatial orientation and logical reasoning. The games colorful and bright appearance makes for an attractive learning experience while the original soundtrack sets a pleasant atmosphere.
Space War Commander
This game involves romping through the galaxy to strip mine every resource you encounter to fuel the war machine against your oppressors. The difference between SWC and other titles in the genre is that it takes a bit more of a casual approach to the standard RTS gameplay. Instead of focusing upon layers and layers of base building and giant complicated sprawling tech trees to research and dominate, Dreamspike chooses to venture a different path for providing strategy fun: income rates.
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