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Macintosh game reviews, news, and discussion.

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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Although Telltale Games has released a slew of acclaimed story-driven games in the past few years, the one that perhaps best proved how clever they are was Minecraft: Story Mode. Now, they and Mojang have announced that Minecraft: Story Mode - Season 2 is set to premiere on July 11th for Mac and iOS...

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What I find intriguing about Fall of Light is that the developers acknowledge Dark Souls and Ico as their inspiration for the game. It's quite an interesting combo with quite a few years and variations between them, but a quick look at the announcement trailer will show you how it comes together....

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Mr. Shifty

Review: Mr. Shifty for Mac

May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

You would think a super secret agent entrusted with saving the world would get some nifty weapons and armor, but you would be wrong. So very wrong. Your primary weapon is your fist and your trench coat is your only armor, but you're "blessed" with a very nifty skill: the ability to shift....

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surviving mars

Next year, we’ll all be Surviving Mars

May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

One thing you can definitely say about living on Earth lately is that may of us want to get the hell off...if only to leave certain aspects behind. Doing so in reality is currently out of the question, but Paradox Interactive will be making it virtually possible for Mac gamers with the release of Surviving...

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While you tootle about in your zero-G flying, jumping, shooting, life supporting little bug mech, you get to engage in all kinds of wonderful mayhem in Rive from Two Tribes. There is a lot of running and shooting (always a good start…) and dodging of things which want to kill you. You can even squish...

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