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Game du Jour Deals: May 3 – May 9

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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 3rd: 60% off on 3D Pirate Barrels

Mon. May 4th: 65% off on Mini Shogi

Tue. May 5th: 10% off on Major League Baseball 2K9

Wed. May 6th: 10% off on Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X

Thu. May 7th: 50% off on Around the World in 80 Days

Fri. May 8th: 50% off on Call of Atlantis

Sat. May 9th: 50% off on 4 Elements


3D Pirate Barrels

3D Pirate Barrels is a game of logic, played on boards of 12 x 12 fields. The purpose of the games is to join barrels with the same contents. Barrels can be distinguished by the color of the precious gemstones inside them. They can be joined when 2, 3, or 4 barrels are located on adjacent fields. Barrels can be moved in four directions and you can move them freely until an obstacle is encountered or they reach the edge of the playing area.

Mini Shogi

Mini Shogi is ideal for chess lovers and shogi masters alike. Enjoy a strategic game that can be played in a matter of minutes.Challenge your mind and find zen with this miniaturized version of Japanese chess.

Major League Baseball® 2K9

This game captures the essence of baseball down to some of the most minute, player-specific details including batting stances, pitching windups and signature swings. 2K Sports has gone above and beyond the call of duty to deliver this in true major league fashion. Additionally, game play enhancements in pitching, batting, fielding and baserunning promise this year’s installment to be user-friendly and enjoyable for rookies or veterans. New commentary and presentation provide the icing to this ultimate baseball experience. If you really want to play ball, this is the game for you.

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.

“Though I Fly Through the Valley of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 80,000 Feet and Climbing.” – SR-71 USAF base (Kadena, Japan)

The setting is 2012. As the era of the nation-state draws quickly to a close, the rules of warfare evolve even more rapidly. More and more nations become increasingly dependent on Private Military Companies (PMCs) – elite mercenaries with a lax view of the law. The Reykjavik Accords further legitimize their existence by authorizing their right to serve in every aspect of military operations. There goes the neighborhood…

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. lets you become a pilot of the future. It is an awe-inspiring game primed to revolutionize the way you think about combat in the sky. Cutting-edge technology, devastating firepower, and intense dogfights bestow this new title a deserving place in the prestigious Tom Clancy franchise.

Around the World in 80 Days

You only have 80 days to circumnavigate the globe. Think that sounds easy? Travel back in time to the late 19th century and get ready for spectacular adventures on land, sea and air together with the English daredevil Phileas Fogg and his loyal French servant Passepourtout. Use the unique chance to visit four continents and complete the inconceivable journey to win the fantastic 20,000 pounds wager with this outstanding puzzler inspired by the classic adventure novel of the same name written by Jules Verne.

Call of Atlantis

Atlantis is calling out to a true hero to save it from deadly peril in this long-awaited third installment in the hit Atlantis Quest, The Rise of Atlantis series offering a unique blend of three popular game plays. Set out on an exciting new quest in this spectacular mix of Match-3, Hidden Object and Adventure games. Embark on a fascinating new journey around the ancient lands of Rome, Greece, Troy, Phoenicia, Babylon, Egypt and Carthage to acquire seven mysterious crystals of power. Appease Poseidon, the patron god of the Atlanteans, and save the legendary continent.

4 Elements

The ancient kingdom is in trouble! The magic of the four elements that kept it running for centuries has been corrupted by evil powers and the altars no longer yield the energy of life. It is up to you to unlock the four ancient books of magic and collect 16 mysterious cards that will help you restore the kingdom to life. An adorable little fairy will be your aide in this perilous journey as you encounter elementals, dragons, knights, and various magic creatures. Using a mix of classic addictive game play ideas but taking them to a new level with innovative twists, explosive bonuses, spectacular visual effects and fascinating storyline in amazing animation, this game is a load of fun.

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  • Phillip Winn

    I could go broke with this stuff! 😉