Finally. It's the moment we've all been waiting for since Steam arrived for our Macs. The zombie killing, co-op madness of Left 4 Dead 2 has finally hit the Steam store. Currently, only the sequel of this riveting series is available for Mac gamers.
This morning, Valve announced a new add-on for its immersive, co-op zombie killing game, Left 4 Dead. "The Sacrifice" is due for release on October 5 and will continue to chronicle the struggle between the remaining Left 4 Dead survivors as they make their way to the South. "The Sacrifice" will also introduce a new style of finale gameplay called "Sacrificial Gameplay", where the players can device who will give their life so that other may live.
More Portal 2 gameplay footage has been released at Gamescom. The high definition footage includes a first-person view through two of the levels, and a showcase of the game's seemingly realistic mechanics. It also offers a glimpse at two new features, like the Repulsion Gel, which enables you to bounce from any surface, and the Faith Plate. Watching the game almost feels like you're in the backseat of those virtual reality motion rides. Check it out after the cut!
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.
2010 is a great year to be a Mac gamer. Steam for Mac has already brought us a new way to play with and against our PC-gaming pals-slash-nemesis, with dozens of hot games that we never had access to before. But those games download to your Mac, and run on your Mac—so if you're Mac isn't up to the minimum specs, no game for you.
OnLive wants to change all that.
Launching today at 6pm Pacific time, the instant-play service streams live games to your Mac or PC, via a browser plug-in. You control the game as if it were running on your local machine, but in reality it's running on a powerful server machine at an OnLive data center up to 1,000 miles away. We spoke to founder and CEO Steve Perlman about the service, plus got our hands on it at E3 just yesterday. Read on to find out more.
In an effort to turn the joy of iPad owners everywhere up to 11, Telltale Inc. has announced the release of their latest episodic endeavor for the iPad: Wallace & Gromit The Last Resort.
If you're not already familiar with Wallace & Gromit, all you need to know is that their adventures are shorthand for awesome. For their first foray on to the iPad, dynamic inventor and pooch duo opt to build a resort in the basement of their house after their holiday plans are scrapped due to a whack of miserable weather.
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.
Valve’s seminal shooter series brilliantly blends platforming and puzzle solving into its action. Sadly, most folks are still waiting for a conclusion to the killer cliffhanger at the end of the second pseudo-sequel, Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Fortunately, Mac gamers have plenty of catching up to do. Half-Life 2 is a pretty straightforward first-person shooter, but it has some nitty gritty stuff worth knowing. Check it out after the cut!