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Crazy Machines 2 (Windows)

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Back Cover - Windows (US):

    ALL NEW WACKY CONTRAPTIONS!

    Kick your brain into high gear as you travel the globe solving incredible mind bending puzzles.

    Tinker with tons of awesome gadgets and create the chain reactions you need to succeed!

    Unlock a new 3D world of addictive fun that the entire family will enjoy!

    • Hundreds of all new levels to complete!
    • New Parts, New Pieces! New Contraptions
    • Swap ideas with other members of the online community!
    • Trick out your own contraptions in free-style mode!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75603) on Jun 29, 2008.

Viva Media Press Release:

    Viva Media's Crazy Machines 2 Will Roll Into Retail on June 16, 2008!

    Crazy Machines 2 takes you on an incredible world tour and put your skills to the test with challenging puzzles from around the globe. But that’s not all: Crazy Machines II is exploding with new elements to play with, allowing you to create even more complex and astounding gadgets and machines. “This is the kind of gameplay you want to happen on screen, “commented Viva Media CEO, Carlo Voelker. He continues, “Most will agree, it is better build contraptions, experiment, make a mess and to blow it to smithereens in a virtual world!” And, what a world it is! A reworked physics engine allows for seriously realistic effects and in-depth game play. Players are able to experiment with physics while building functional, fun, or just plain silly contraptions and machines, for hours of enjoyment and creativity.

    Crazy Machines 2 also offers connection to an extensive online community of Crazy Machines 2 gamers. Players can post the machines they’ve created and download puzzles created by others. Trophies and high ratings will keep players coming back for more, as special achievements and clever solutions are rewarded.

    Crazy Machines II features:
    • Over 200 elements to create and destroy
    • All new parts and effects - astonishing lightning machines and laser beams!
    • World Tour, Online, and Free-Style modes
    • Hundreds of brand new challenges
    • Trophy Hall for winning solutions!
    • AGEIA PhysX Hardware support
    • Family-style – challenges for kids and adults!
    • Easy-to-use online system - download, upload, and rate machines

    Quick Facts:
    Published by Viva Media, LLC
    Developed by FAKT
    Release Date: June 16, 2008
    Recommended Retail Price: $19.99

    Minimum System Requirements:
    Win Vista/98/ME/2000 XP, 800 MHz CPU, 128 MB RAM, DirectX 9 compatible graphics card with 32 MB RAM*, DirectX 9 compatible sound card, DirectX 9.0c, 100 MB available fixed disk storage, 2X CD ROM, *Phys X Aegia Card Recommended

    About Viva Media:
    Viva Media LLC is a privately owned company in New York that is dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of nearly 100 multimedia titles touts over 80 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent releases include Pet Vet 3D: Animal Hospital Down Under, the world's #1 chess software - Play Chess: Fritz 10, and renowned car racing simulation games such as GTR2, GT Legends and RACE 07.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75603) on Jun 29, 2008.

www.crazymachines2.com - Official game's website:
    Join the Professor's extraordinary journey around the world, face his challenges and unleash tremendous chain reactions. The multiple awarded Crazy Machines Series reaches a new dimension with Crazy Machines II. With even more tricky experiments and curious domino-effects you can find answers to fascinating questions like: „How do I light up a candle with a toaster?“ or „How to switch on the TV with dynamite?“.

    The extensive Online-Mode allows you a comfortable download of other players laboratories and to rate them. Make your own creations available for playing to other riddlers with the Laboratory-Upload function.

    * Combine over 150 machine parts for endless gaming fun

    * Get a Nobel prize feeling in 200 head-scratching puzzles

    * Experience the fantastic stations of the journey with atmospheric music and affectionately designed decoration elements

    * Earn crazy and curious awards and gratifications

    Contributed by SGruber (3836) on Feb 03, 2008.