Tower defense games have taken on a life of their own recently, thanks to an influx of great iPhone and iPod touch games. It turns out that this subgenre of strategy gaming has been around for quite a while. Let’s … Continued
∞ The Settlers 7 released for Mac and PC simultaneously
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom is TransGaming’s latest Mac release. The game is available for purchase and download using TransGaming’s GameTree Online download service. It costs $49.99, and a “Gold/Collector” edition costs $10 more.
∞ Thanks to Steam, game developers look at the Mac with renewed interest
I had a feeling that if Valve stood up and walked into the Mac market without fear that others would follow, and I’m hoping this is a sign that I’m right: Apparently Gas Powered Games plan support for the Mac, … Continued
∞ The Gamer Mind, as Explained by Sid Meier
One of the most well-known names in the gaming industry is Sid Meier, who brought us the legendary Civilization series over the last few decades (as well as some other titles which few of us can remember the name of) … Continued
∞ Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please, pt 2: StarCraft 2 beta for Mac due in April
The Mac beta for StarCraft 2 is reportedly going to drop in April, following the appearance of a Windows beta which became available a few weeks ago. Few burrs under the saddle chafe a Mac user more than Windows gamers … Continued
∞ Oh Please Oh Please Oh Please, pt 1: Marathon may be coming back
Now that it looks like the golden era of Halo is beginning to recede into the sunset, there’s some speculation – and evidence – that they may be planning a return to their roots … in the form of a … Continued
∞ Mac 'biggest event in Steam's history'
John Cook, Valve’s director of Steam development, recently took some questions about the company’s new foray into Mac support. Among his comments is that Valve considers Steam for the Mac “to be the biggest event in Steam’s history.” Impressive for … Continued
∞ Location, Location, Location: 'iGroups' coming to MobileMe?
Every year or two we seem to see an internet trend spike really fast; Facebook a few years back, “microblogging” in the 2006/2007 era, and now it seems like Apple is stepping into the ring with the latest: location-based social … Continued
∞ Vroom Vroom: New racing games for the iPhone
Among the most popular games for iPhone, racing games are consistently at or near the top of the list. I’m not personally a car guy (if you saw my car, you’d probably understand why), but there are some great examples … Continued
∞ Steam's entry to the Mac changes everything for Mac games
Valve’s recent announcement that it’s bringing Steam to the Mac promises to fundamentally change the landscape of Mac gaming, which has been bleak for longer than many of us care to admit. Here’s a look at what this means for … Continued