• innerspace
    16 2018 January

    Bullet Point Impressions: InnerSpace for Mac

    I've been charting the unknown for a few days now, and will report back with our full review in the coming days. In the meantime, here are my first impressions of InnerSpace from Aspyr and...

  • Hand of Fate 2
    03 2017 December

    Hand of Fate 2

    Hand of Fate 2 is a good follow-up to the first installment from Defiant Development, and is worth a play. The mix of card game and fighter action provides some variety and keeps things interesting....

  • Skipper
    22 2017 November

    Review: Skipper for Mac

    Your mission in Skipper is to "Help Skipper, Dipper, and Mable cross the Crystalline Sea as they complete a series of ever more challenging puzzles in this minimalistic lowpoly world." What does that actually mean?...

  • bear with me
    05 2017 October

    Review: Bear With Me, Ep. 3 for Mac

    Welcome back to Paper City for the third and final installment of the Bear With Me trilogy of games. There is a lot I’m not going to say about this game, but that is only...

  • West of Loathing
    30 2017 September

    Review: West of Loathing for Mac

    West of Loathing is an adventure game with horses, goblins, undead skeletons, snakes, spiders, spittoons, and a train. If this isn’t enough for you, how about we throw in some alien artifacts, OK?...

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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fate/grand order

Fate/Grand Order for iOS debuts in U.S.

June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Well, this is certainly good news for Western gamers eagerly anticipating the chance to ride into battle with William Shakespeare. Aniplex of America has announced that—after a highly successful launch in select Asian markets—Fate/Grand Order is now available in North America for iOS and Android....

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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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Terra Battle 2

iOS to get two new Terra Battle games

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hey, wow. Terra Battle—Mistwalker's fantasy RPG for mobile devices—is getting not one, but two new titles this year. The studio founded by Hironobu Sakaguchi has just announced the Terra universe will expand with Terra Battle 2 and Terra Wars, both for iOS, Android and Windows....

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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

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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fortnite

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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