Category Archives: Mac
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 09:33 BST
The Walking Dead developer TellTale has shown it has the chops to tell great stories over the years, and writer Gary Whitta has shed light on his time with the team and backed up the studio’s dedication to a strong narrative.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 08:20 BST
The Walking Dead: 400 Days has appeared on
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 05:05 BST
Blizzard is hoping to cater to social groups by providing a raid difficulty level that caters to varying numbers of players.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 02:11 BST
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:51 BST
Fire up Steam to take advantage of a free-to-play weekend for the turn based strategy to rule them all, Civilization 5. The Firaxis Games epic will be free until 1:00PM PDT on June 9, in celebration of the upcoming release of expansion pack Brave New World. 2K is also offering 75% off the entire Civilization franchise until 10:00AM PDT June 10, on Steam and beyond. If you pick Civ 5 up on sale, you can carry over your saves from the free-to-play weekend, too. Brave New World is available for pre-order, by-the-by, at 10% off.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:29 BST
EA Maxis has pushed back the OS-X port of SimCity, saying it needs a little more time in the oven. Meanwhile, the PC version still seems to be in the mixing bowl, with the next update addressing a bunch of issues and features.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 12:17 BST
Amazon US has opened a new storefront dedicated entirely to PC & Mac indie games. The hub features chat with developers, product information and general insight into the independent scene.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 02:28 BST
Dota 2 has been updated, but it’s not one of those charming patches with an obvious major feature or tweak. Instead, it’s jam-packed with a huge number of nerfs, buffs and other rebalancing foolery; the full patch notes are available on Steam for those able to parse the dense thicket of information.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 02:10 BST
Both Humble Bundle and Indie Royale have added a couple of extra to their respective current deals.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 11:45 BST
Double Fine has successfully funded its tactical fantasy romp Massive Chalice on Kickstarter.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 01:24 BST
The Sims 3 has gained a new piece of DLC called Dragon Valley, available via the in-game store. The $25 pack adds a new storyline about rival families and includes baby dragons as well as a slew of medieval-themed costumes and the like. Hmm. If you’re keen to recreate Game of Thrones – even after last night’s episode – then perhaps you’ll enjoy the trailer through the break.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 15:07 BST
The destiny of humanity is in your hands – except some fool gave them free will and the little bastards won’t stop slaughtering each other. This is Skyward Collapse, the hardest game of chess you’ve ever played against yourself.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 01:11 BST
In this age of slick, seamless interfaces and accessible RPG systems, it’s hard to imagine younger gamers coping with the cumbersome menus and complicated systems of old school games. Wasteland 2 has a heck of a challenge in providing the complexity its backers demand while not actually delivering the confusing morass they’ve forgotten ever existed. This preview video shows how InXile Entertainment is tackling the problem and provides excellent fodder for complaining that things aren’t like they used to be and/or not innovative enough.
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 22:15 BST
Valve – indies shouldn’t “split royalties with a publisher” and expect “automatic yes on Greenlight”
Valve has blocked Paranautical Activity from Code Avarice from being released on Steam, after the developer abandoned their Steam Greenlight submission for a publishing deal with Adult Swim.
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 20:21 BST
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 14:28 BST
Curiosity has ended and winner Bryan Henderson will serve as god over 22 Can’s first full release Godus. VG247′s Dave Cook spoke with Peter Molyneux about Henderson’s impending reign.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 03:17 BST
Farewell, Alan Wake Humble Bundle (although the franchise is now available for $4 on Steam); hello this week’s successor. The TellTale Humble Weekly Sale contains a number of the licensed adventure specialist’s popular titles – Back to the Future: The Game, Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Poker Night at the Inventory, Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures, Nelson Tethers: Puzzle Agent and Hector: Badge of Carnage – all cross-platform, DRM free and available as direct downloads or via Steam for the price of whatever you feel like paying. Pony up higher than the average price – currently $4.11 – and you’ll also score the entire first season of The Walking Dead on Steam for Mac and PC (sorry, Linux fans).
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 02:17 BST
World of Warcraft is a deeply serious game which examines weighty themes and fronts a rich, constantly-evolving canon. And you can ride around on a giant flesh-eating bat. Ha ha! Games forever.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 10:22 BST
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 10:08 BST
Humble Bundle 8 is pulling in the big bucks, having battered its way through the $1 million mark in 18 hours.