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!
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?
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?
See, I’ve been so busy playing Blackguards that I completely whiffed on telling you about the DLC announcement from last week. On March 4th, Daedalic will release Untold Legends, offering more battles, additional quests and new story elements. Blackguards will also get an important update that brings important balancing improvements.
Fans of Rome: Total War (and they are legion) will be happy to hear that Feral Interactive has announced a Macintosh release date for Rome: Total War – Alexander; the King of Macedon will make his OS X debut on February 27th. The expansion pack for Rome: Total War – Gold Edition was developed by Creative Assembly.
The SXSW Gaming Expo in Austin, Texas, will be provide your opportunity to learn how Telltale and Gearbox came together, see the first glimpses of how Tales from the Borderlands will be told, and ask your burning questions about what might be in store in this new tale set on the ruthless, greedy, and unpredictable world of Pandora.
In April 2012, Jane Jensen formed Pinkerton Road and launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund Moebius: Empire Rising. As a result, in April 2014, you’ll be able to experience an all-new series of paranormal mystery adventures starring Malachi Rector, a brilliant antiques dealer and historian.