Let's face facts, your Mac games rock, but your Windows PC-using friends have pointed out some pretty cool mods and expansion packs for their games over the years.
And they WERE pretty cool.
Moving beyond the fact that both Boot Camp and virtualization programs are out there and you could readily switch over to the Windows partition on your Mac or boot a program like Parallels, Fusion or CrossOver and work with game mods that way, we'd like to offer the following five native Mac OS X games with accessible expansions and downloadable levels, the expansion installations ranging from least to most technical.
Recently, Epic released their Unreal Development Kit (UDK) for iOS devices, giving most every developer access to one of the highest quality gaming engines around. What's more, if you're doing educational or non-commercial work, you can use it for absolutely free.
After seeing it in action months ago at an Apple press conference, more than a million people downloaded “Epic Citadel,” the skeleton of an app that, until recently, has had no name and no release date. Since the announcement we’ve seen demos, pictures, and even heard an ambiguous release day (Holiday 2010). But now, the cherry on top of our App flavored double scoop: ChAIR Entertainment has just released a trailer. The verdict? You tell us.
Epic Games, the brains behind popular games like Unreal Tournament and Gears of War has decided to compete with gaming companies on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch by bringing games to iOS devices that push the hardware. In an Interview with Gamasutra, Epic's studio president, Mike Capps goes into more detail about the expansion to iOS devices.