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[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 561 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 | 409 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 | 73 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 | 90 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 | 147 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 | 161 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 | 120 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 | 100 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 …

Games, iPad, iPhone »

[11 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 53 views]

Looking for a low-cost way to plough through the weekend and have very little to show for it? Have like minded friends who also have iPads? Then, by all means, now is the time to get XCOM: Enemy Unknown ($9.99), …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[2 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 69 views]

A great big Call of Duty Mac deal for you and your nifty new 2013 iMac. Get Black Ops, Modern Warfare, CoD 2, Annihilation & Escalation DLC, and Rezurrection DLC all for the low, low price $39.99 — here comes …

Games, Mac »

[27 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 65 views]

The new 2013 iMacs are insanely fast, which is good, and Apple’s also slashed refurbished iMac prices, which is also very good. No matter which vector you choose, there’s one fundamental underlying question — do you have game? Or, to …