Casual game publisher PlayFirst on Tuesday announced the release of
for the Mac and PC. It’s available for download now as a 60-minute trial version; you can buy Chocolatier for $19.95.
Chocolatier is a tycoon-style style game with a sweet twist. Set in the Victorian era, you must help the heiress to a confection fortune obtain the recipes her flighty sister has left in cities all over the world. To do so, you must assemble a chocolate empire of your own, trading goods that will be used in your factories, getting rare materials like Trinidad lemons and Quito cacao, and finding the best prices for your raw materials.
You can also buy new factories to increase production speed. There’s also an arcade-style game component involved in starting production at each factory. Work successfully and you’ll amass a fortune, along with special rewards.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later, G4/800MHz or faster (including Intel) and 21MB hard disk space.