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[21 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Sum-sum-summer time is the perfect time to settle in and learn a new Mac Game. The Mac App Store’s “Amazing Games, Amazing Prices” Mac game sale is the right to buy with half-off savings on great A-list and classic Mac …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[2 May 2014 | No Comment | 478 views]

Finally, a religious holiday with its priorities straight — Celebrate May the 4th and Star Wars with the unbridled pursuit of merchandise! Or, put in language a youngling couldn’t mistake, great Mac Star Wars games at up to two-thirds off …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[25 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 236 views]

Spring, the season for savings! Apple running the “Amazing Games Amazing Prices” Mac Game Sale on the Mac App Store. There are A-list titles available at big mark downs, 50 percent off the suggested retail prices.
• Borderlands 2, $14.99 — …

Games, Mac »

[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 261 views]

Of the challenges facing Mac gaming, OpenGL is perhaps the most important single problem/opportunity. For example, Microsoft hasn’t released a major DirectX update in five years and, as exemplified by the Xbox One launch, Redmond is well off top form …

Games, Mac »

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 219 views]

Mac games come and mostly go. Sid Meier’s Civilization arrived in 1991 and has kept coming ever since. And, later this year, Civilization Beyond Earth Mac will take the franchise, and humanity, to new worlds.
Civilization: Beyond Earth Mac will …

Games, Mac »

[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 121 views]

Of course, you can get the latest and greatest version of SimCity Mac. Yes, that is cool, but there is no school like old school and SimCity 4 is now available on the Mac App Store.
“We’re so happy to give …

Games, Mac »

[4 Apr 2014 | 5 Comments | 172 views]

The good folks at GameAgent are running a three-part series on the state of Mac gaming. In the first piece, they’re interviewed Aspyr Media’s VP of Publishing, Elizabeth Howard on the subject of “content acquisition.”
Howard mentions two issues that dramatically …

Games, Mac »

[22 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 733 views]

While it’s usually associated with video editing and scientific apps, Aspyr has pushed out an OpenCL infused Civ V Update that delivers better visuals and 4K display support on the 2013 Mac Pro.
“This update makes Civilization V the only big …

Games, Mac »

[12 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 503 views]

Star Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), launched in 2010 and, ever since, the rest of us have been begging for a Mac compatible client. And, here it is.
“Star Trek fans have been asking for Star Trek Online …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[15 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 101 views]

What doesn’t go well with LEGO, Pretty Pony? Yeah, maybe that, but Batman, Harry Potter and Indiana Jones are definitely matches made in LEGO Mac game heaven! Quite naturally, the only way to sweeten the mix is a price cut …

Games, Mac »

[9 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 137 views]

GOG.com, once known as “Good Old Games,” is celebrating five successful years of marketing and selling older Windows and Mac games. So, got an old Mac? GOG is THE place for legacy Mac games and, on the whole, prices are …

Games, iPad, iPhone, Mac »

[20 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 208 views]

Aspyr released Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for iPad ($4.99, App Store) back in May. It’s one of the great games of Star Wars canon and folks immediately began hankering for an iPhone playable version - that wait is …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 235 views]

Thanksgiving is almost here, but do you have a way to while away the hours you’ll spend on the plane, train, in the car, at grandma’s, etc? The Mac App Store’s Black Friday Mac game sale — Big Games, Great …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 208 views]

Wanted: Dark, angst-ridden hero for move-in ready man cave with wicked cool toys, unlimited resources. Not only is this a guy game, but Batman: Arkham City Mac ($14.99) is a game of the year guy game and it’s available for …

Games, iPad »

[25 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 150 views]

The best game in the Star Wars canon? More than a few people think so and it certainly has stood the test of time — it’s simply a great game. And, now, you can pick Star Wars: Knights of the …