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west of loathing

Have you been West of Loathing yet?

August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

I'm not entirely sure this game should exist. Or maybe I'm just surprised it exists. But exist it does, pioneering the long sought slapstick comedy stick-figure wild west adventure RPG genre. West of Loathing has arrived on Steam for Mac, Linux and Windows....

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It will be if you believe Telltale Games. It won't be if you believe the people selling it. If it doesn't come to macOS, you can rest assured that it will hit iOS. Batman: The Telltale Series is available for iPhone and iPad, and honestly, it's just as good there as it would be on...

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Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption is coming to macOS in the first quarter of 2018. It's developed by Dark Star Game Studios, which is a company composed of talent from Ubisoft, Blizzard and Konami. That makes the game worthy of your attention, so check out the trailer....

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This new version of the ground-breaking first-person shooter will run in 1080p, and believe me; if a game ever deserved to be updated for 1080p, it's BioShock. The game was gorgeous when it was released 10 years ago (closer to 8 for the Mac), and it will be even more gorgeous now....

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Enter our >Observer_ Steam key giveaway

July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

It's been a while since we've run a game giveaway here at Public Access Gaming, and we can think of no better reason to get back into sharing the generosity of others than the fact that you'll all soon be heading back to school. Why not prepare yourself for that terror with the forthcoming cyberpunk...

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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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Lock's Quest

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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