Monochroma from Nowhere Studios is a 1950s influenced cinematic puzzle platformer set in an alternate dystopian state. Follow the story of a boy and his brother who witness a horrific crime committed by an evil corporation, and must then work together to save their world from tyranny.
Agent 47 is a genetically engineered contract killer, and those contracts now involve some work on the Macintosh. Feral Interactive has announced that the stealth-action game Hitman: Absolution – Elite Edition will be released on the Mac this spring, challenging players “to perform assassinations in creative ways.” Which is good, because the last thing we need is a genetically engineered contract killer becoming complacent with his work.
Command a team of five elite soldiers against thousands of aliens that mutate to adapt to your weapons and tactics in Infested Planet, a real-time strategy game for OS X and Windows. And those thousands of aliens? You should know you’ll be taking them all on at once.
This weekend’s 70% off game sale at GOG.com features some popular favorites from years past. Who can forgot hits such as Stronghold and Stronghold Crusader? Where were you the first time you played Space Colony? And remember all the fun you and your friends had when Evil Genius came on? With the GOG March Gaming Medley, you can relive these wonderful times in the privacy of your own living room! Or wherever your computer is!
While I like Washing Machine’s interface and the ability to focus in the various types of items you may want to investigate for cleaning up, I found the lack of detail about what you might be doing potentially dangerous—you really do not want to delete files you need, nor do you want to make the wrong choice and delete the wrong one of multiple files.
It was probably inevitable that The Walking Dead would start to feel familiar. Season one had some amazing twists, both in terms of unexpected violence and consequences, but in season 2, the fabric is starting to wear. Clem will have to fight zombies in a quick-paced action scene. Someone will make a horrible choice, leaving Clem to deal with the fallout where it’s impossible to make everyone happy. These same scenarios worked brilliantly in season one, so what’s changed?
You’ve all seen the animated GIFs on the various entertainment news sites, right? Those looping animations of bizarre facial reactions or of dancers falling down for our entertainment? They can be quite comical and they can be quite annoying, but either way, they’re now very easy to make with apps such as PicGIF from Pearl Mountain Technology.
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has three new DLC packs that expand upon special agent William Carter and his team’s original mission—to survive, adapt, and overcome the enemy threat. The three DLC packs—Hangar 6 R&D, CodeBreakers and Light Plasma Pistol—cost under $10 total, and the original game is currently $10 off in the Mac App Store.
Shadowrun: Dragonfall—a major expansion for the magic-meets-cyberpunk tactical RPG mashup Shadowrun Returns—has launched for Windows, OS X, and Linux. Featuring a 12+ hour campaign set in the city of Berlin, Shadowrun: Dragonfall also contains a multitude of new features and enhancements for the core Shadowrun Returns game.
Not all Mac games are created equally. There are multiple ways to get a game to the Mac when it was originally released for another platform, and how it is done makes a pretty big difference in how the game performs. To help us understand this, Jon Carr of the GameAgent Blog called class to session in Mac Gaming 101.
If you have a Mac (or a PC, I suppose) and would like to set sail on an epic adventure, look no further than GOG’s weekend promo. They’ve got 21 classic adventure games on sale for 70% off, 12 of which are Mac compatible. In addition, Waking Mars is now available at a special anniversary price of $1.99.
According to Infinite Monkeys Entertainment (I guess they’re still working on their Hamlet game?), the attraction between knights and grails is “… a force of attraction so powerful that valiant champions will gladly impale themselves upon pits of spikes so their brethren may cross, or fling themselves into saw blades to activate switches.” But hey, Life Goes On, right?