More and more PC games are slowly making their way to the Mac. Games like Portal made their way with Steam, but there's one game that has been MIA. That's right, there's no Mass Effect 2. This game has been available for Windows, Xbox 360, and the Playstation since January, but no love has been given to one of our favorite platforms, until now.
This long weekend, most of us will be down by the lake enjoying noodle salad. However, some will spend the upcoming long weekend bidding adieu to the summer by brewing up a symphony that features the dulcet sound of pew-pew-pew. If you belong to the latter group, this post is for you: On-demand cloud gaming service OnLive is discounting all of their cloud-based gaming offerings by half over the Labor Day Weekend.
It looks as though Apple users, a typically intelligent, tech-savvy and genteel lot (yes, we're stroking our own egos here,) can add another particular to their growing list of resume foibles: 31337 6@/\/\3®. That's 'elite gamer' for all of you out there that don't hablas l33t speak. According to a monthly survey conducted by the game mongers at Steam, a growing number of the individuals enjoying their services are doing so on Apple hardware.
A child born on the day the original StarCraft was released is now a gawky, braces-wearin’, growth-spurtin’ 12-year-old. While that’s a sobering thought for us older gamers, and a ridiculous time to wait between for a sequel, the fact remains that StarCraft and its Brood War expansion pack helped define the real-time strategy genre, and the long-anticipated StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is absolutely worth the wait.
Logitech has released its G150 dual-platform gaming keyboard, with special features like a GamePanel LCD screen, custom-color keyboard backlights that enable you to color match your keyboard to your Mage's pink ensemble, and integrated USB audio so you can hook up your headset right there at the desk. Additionally, the keyboard also includes programmable keys, two different keyboard modes, instant media access and a multi-key input. And this is all truly wonderful because it is completely compatible with the Mac platform.
Mac gamers, are you stuck cycling through the same four games living on your hard drive? Well, fortunately there's a big game sale going on at Macgamestore.com and the Steam store, so it's the is perfect time to try out a few new games and reignite your love for gaming on your Mac machine.
Though we've only had Steam for a few weeks, by now the lot of. us have undoubtedly played through Portal's incredibly addicting storyline and figured out that the cake really isn't a lie. Unfortunately, computer gamers everywhere will have to wait even longer to get another slice of cake, as Valve doesn't plan on releasing the sequel until 2011.
Thought the recent onslaught of Steam for Mac titles were the end of the story? Think again -- the invasion is just ramping up, with a second wave of titles now available, including the first cross-platform, multiplayer games.