Macintosh game reviews, news, and discussion.

Sticking with the tongue-in-cheek formula, Behold Games' Galaxy of Pen & Paper is a "game about a game" that challenges players to assemble a crew of intrepid astro-adventurers with the hope that they know what they're doing....

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Nearly 30 years after its initial release, DotEmu and Lizardcube have updated Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap's blend of exploration, action and adventure and made it available for Mac and Linux. And they've given a welcome twist we should see in more of these updates, too....

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Review: Lock’s Quest for Mac

July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In Lock’s Quest—Digital Continue's Mac port of the old Nintendo DS game—you are boy named Lock. Clockwork men created by an evil exile are invading, and you have to help the Archineers build defenses, save villages, and hopefully find your missing little sister. It’s a lot to ask of such a young man, but you’re...

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Alwa's Awakening

Review: Alwa’s Awakening for Mac

June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zoe, the heroine of Alwa's Awakening, falls asleep playing her favorite video game and awakens to find herself inside the land of Alwa, which she must now save from an evil power. Luckily for her, this game is a throwback to the 8-bit games of NES, meaning she only has to work in two dimensions....

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Local cows. Never in all my years as a Mac gaming pseudo-journalist have I listed "local cows" as a feature, but there it is. Giants Software has announced that the Farming Simulator 17 Platinum Edition will release for Mac (and other platforms) on November 14th....

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I love JRPGs, but they're always so heavy, you know? So melodramatic. That's part of their appeal, I suppose, and yet there are times when I'm in the mood for something a bit more upbeat. Something like Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs....

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Hitman arrives on Mac, free demo available

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to violence in video games, two schools are the most popular. You can achieve your objectives all Duke Nukem style by just grabbing the biggest guns and charging headlong into the fray, or you can get more creative and use stealth, cunning and the environment to (mostly) silently achieve your objectives. If you prefer...

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tyranny tales from the tiers

Tyranny gets expansion and event packs

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you've enjoyed your turn being evil and are hoping for more content for the award-winning RPG Tyranny, we've got a double-shot of good news for you this morning. The Tyranny: Bastard’s Wound expansion pack is forthcoming, while the Tyranny: Tales from the Tiers event pack is available now....

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Feral Interactive will be releasing the macOS and Linux versions of XCOM 2: War of the Chosen, which is being developed by Firaxis Games. The expansion packs adds a massive amount of "thrilling new material" to XCOM 2, picking up with the fight against ADVENT....

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Early Access to Fortnite opens July 25th

June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

I suppose there are two ways to consider the zombie apocalypse: a bloody, violent end to humanity or a fun team-building exercise. If you prefer the latter, you'll want to check out Fortnite, a third-person action/building game coming to Mac on July 25th via paid Early Access....

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