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22 05, 2013

Xbox One Leaves the Door Open for Innovation

By |May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Articles, Gaming, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've been following the Xbox One press very closely over the last two days. Why would an Apple guy care about the Xbox One? Honestly, it's because gaming on the Mac doesn't compete with the console. I've never been a fan of the PlayStation controller, so I've been a die-hard Xbox guy since the first Xbox hit my doorstep in 2001. I’m not going to get into which console is better or why I don’t game on the Mac; I’m just going to cover the current state of turmoil in the console gaming business. We [...]

14 05, 2010

The cake is a lie: Steam comes to the Mac

By |May 14th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Gaming, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you consider yourself a gamer and a Mac user, your world became instantaneously better on Wednesday. Valve officially released the Steam client for Mac. Through today, you can actually get Portal for free. Portal is Valve's unique and challenging first-person puzzel shooter: it's a great way to introduce yourself to the Steam platform. We spent a couple hours and hammered our way through Portal so we could get back to our achievements. Most of the more modern games have been updated with Clou [...]

3 03, 2010

Let the Steamy speculation begin

By |March 3rd, 2010|Categories: Articles, Gaming, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Great news for the Mac gaming world today... Valve has scattered images around the mac blogosphere teasing us with Mac-like artwork with a caption that says "In anticipation of an upcoming announcement from Valve." This. Is. Huge. We talked about the possibility of a Mac version of Steam (Valve's distribution platform) last week. We didn't have much go on, just a few Mac user interface pictures within the latest beta version of Steam. Today, Valve threw caution to the wind and gave us all images [...]

25 02, 2010

Steam: coming to a Mac near you… eventually.

By |February 25th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Gaming, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , |

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Steam, it's a game distribution platform that has revolutionized the way PC users purchase, play and share games. Each user has an account that can be accessed from any machine, and thus you can play any of your games on any machine. By machine, we mean PC. The titles are always current, and the Steam platform streamlines the shopping process for you. I've actually purchased games I had never seen at the store because they were featured on Steam and they [...]