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Game du Jour Deals: May 17 – May 23

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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. May 17th: 50% off on Universal Boxing Manager

Mon. May 18th: 50% off on The Goalkeeper

Tue. May 19th: 50% off on TV Station Manager

Wed. May 20th: 50% off on President Forever 2008 + Primaries

Thu. May 21st: 50% off on Prime Minister Forever – Canada 2008

Fri. May 22nd: 50% off on ArkanDROID

Sat. May 23rd: 100% off on Adron

Universal Boxing Manager

Universal Boxing Manager is a boxing manager simulation. Manage up to six different boxers, each one with different stats and skills, in 17 weight categories. Selectively train your boxer’s stats and then take them to the ring to watch each stunning blow, coaching your boxer between rounds on how to change his tactics and send your opponent to the canvas. Search and hire new talents from a huge database of over 1000 unique boxers. Arrange fights, buy new training tools, hire better medical staff, and watch the boxers fighting for real in a top view of the ring! You can customize completely your manager by age, nationality and various skills like training, negotiation, scouting, and more, that really make the game different each time you play it.

The Goalkeeper

Ever wanted to take the role of a great goalkeeper? Now with The Goalkeeper game you can! Create your own goalkeeper, choosing between Handling, reflexes, jumping, and charisma skills. Then select your starting team from six different leagues: England, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. The game features the Training Screen, where you can train yourself to increase your skills and your chances to do well in the next match. Then there’s the Statistics Screen, where you can take a look at every possible stats you want! Lastly, the Contract/Coach Talk Screen will let you choose your attitude towards the team, if you want to stay there or move, and also talk to your coach to convince him to make you play the next match (in case he doesn’t think that way!). The match itself show stats for each player of both teams, like goals, injuries, substitutions, etc. The commentary describes what’s going on: when the opponent striker tries to score, you have 3 options: Arcade Save in which you must intercept the ball using the mouse, Strategy Save in which you choose between three options, and Instant Save that, as the name suggests, is calculated instantly.

TV Station Manager

This is a simulation game that lets you take control of a small independent TV station, about to go bankrupt. The current TV boss hired you to help the company recover from this bad situation, so now it’s up to you! You’ll have full decision powers! With an easy interface, including tool tips and a tutorial to get fast into the game,you can:

  • Buy or sell rights to display programs on your TV! With 16 different program categories, from Action to Gossip, Documentary to Kids, and three different types (movies, series and daily programs) you surely will find something that suit your tastes!
  • Get exclusive advertising deals, based on specific public target and minimum attendance.
  • Arrange everything into the weekly schedule. Put the right program at the right hour, and place the ads on the best program to earn money!
  • If you’re not satisfied about the current market offer for TV programs, make your own TV Show with the “Production Studio” ! Choose which actors/actresses will take part, decide the plot, the setting, and produce your own masterpiece! This feature is only available in the registered version.
  • Check the situation with various statistics on the Company Management Screen and decide promotional campaign to attract a specific segment of the public

And remember that if you do a good job, you could be rewarded well from your boss that has high hopes in you! Featuring great re-playability value, awesome 3d graphics and an easy interface, TV Station Manager surely is going to keep you busy for a while!

President Forever 2008 + Primaries

This is the most in-depth, intense political election game ever made. Using realistic electorate modeling techniques, an unprecedented number of options, and detailed candidates, this is big time! Are you ready to become the most powerful political leader in the world? Prove it in this definitive political election game.

President Forever 2008 + Primaries includes the following elections data: 2008, 2004. These elections include both the primaries and general election phases of the campaigns. 2000, 1992, 1980, and 1960 will be available free to owners of President Forever 2008 + Primaries as Auto Updates, as they become available.

Prime Minister Forever – Canada Forever

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has dropped the writ for an October election. Will he be able to move the Conservatives to a majority, or will Dion’s Liberals succeed in wresting power back? Play as Harper’s Conservatives, Dion’s Liberals, Layton’s NDP, Duceppe’s Bloc, or May’s Greens, or insert yourself and run for PM. Prime Minister Forever – Canada 2008 is the new version of the most in-depth, intense parliamentary election game ever made. Strategy is done not only by province but down to the individual riding (308 of ‘em), each with the relevant candidates, ratings, and percentages. This new release throws you into the heat of the 2008 election battle. It also includes the 2006, 2004, 2000, 1997, 1993, and even 1867 (Confederation) elections – a huge number of scenarios, parties and candidates allowing dizzying number of options right out of the box – with over 3,000 candidates in total.

ArkanDROID

ArkanDROID is an updated, improved remake of the classic arcade game Arkanoid. ArkanDROID is simple, but great fun: bounce the balls off the paddle and destroy the bricks, level by level, picking up bonuses along the way. Use your mouse to move the paddle left and right along the bottom of the screen. Enjoy the delightful sound, graphics and gameplay!

Adron

Adron is a Pac-man clone, but it gives the player more to do than chomp dots until the sun sets and then rises again. This new arcade game is surprisingly fun. Like Pac-Man, the entire level is shown on the screen as a two-dimensional maze. With 200 levels, Adron offers a lot of content. If you can’t get enough Pac-Man style action, then invite Adron to play. Just don’t crack any egg jokes. Enjoy the delightful sound, graphics and game play!

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