You'll get your Mac news here from now on...

Help TMO Grow

Subscriber Login

Advertising Info


The Mac Observer Express Daily Newsletter


More Info

Site Navigation

Home
News
Tips
Columns & Editorials
Reviews
Reports
Archives
Search
Forums
Links
Mac Links
Software
Reports
Contact

December 1st, 1999

[11:30 AM] Holiday Gift Suggestion Of The Day: Make That Mac Gamer Happy!
by Staff

We are providing a Holiday Gift Suggestion of the Day for Mac users looking for the perfect gift for their loved one. For those not celebrating any holidays, treat yourself. :-) Today, we tackle the tough issue of finding a gift for the Mac gamer in your life. For other Gift Suggestions, check out the Full List.

Product: Connectix Virtual Game Station

Manufacturer: Connectix

Description: Now you can play many popular PlayStation games right on your Macintosh computer with Connectix Virtual Game Station. Enjoy these great games - even if you don't yet have a Sony PlayStation console. And, if you already own one, Connectix Virtual Game Station gives you the option to run many of your PlayStation games on your G3 Macintosh.

Easy-to-Use! Connectix Virtual Game Station is simple to install and easy to use. You are guided through the installation process, and within seconds, your Mac is ready to run Connectix Virtual Game Station. Any time you want to play a PlayStation game, just launch by double-clicking the icon, and insert your game CD!

Note: Connectix Virtual Game Station will not perform adequately on a Macintosh that has been upgraded to a G3 by an upgrade card.

Price: US$19.95

This Gift Is Perfect For: Mac gamers with an iMac, PowerMac G3, or PowerMac G4 who have a penchant for playing PlayStation titles.

Buy It Now: US$19.95 at Outpost.com


Product: Madden NFL 2000

Manufacturer: Aspyr

Description: Madden NFL 2000 is a 3D rendered football simulation with far more features than we can list here, but a partial list includes: Multi-Player Franchise Mode, Full Internet Play, All New Interface, New Player Editor, Custom Teams in Custom Seasons, Career Stats and Record Tracking, Revolutionary Polygon Player Models, New Madden Challenge, Tons of New Animations, Play-by-Play Commentary, Plus 200 Teams. This game has been a huge hit on the Mac and the PC and was just released last month for the Mac.

System Requirements:

Requirements:
MacOS
System 7.5.3 or later
4X CD-ROM Drive
32MB RAM
603e PowerPC
180 Mhz CPU or faster
Recommend:
MacOS
System 7.6.1 or later
8X CD-ROM Drive
64MB RAM
603e PowerPC
200 Mhz CPU or faster
Quicktime 3.0 or later (included)
Supports ATI 3D accelerators (Rage Pro or 128, 4MB VRAM minimum) and 3Dfx (VooDoo 1,2,3)

Price: US$44.95

This Gift Is Perfect For: Mac gamers who are football fans (duh!) We recommend 3D hardware acceleration and a fast machine for the best play.

Buy It Now: US$44.95 at Outpost.com

If you have a Gift Suggestion we should post, tell us about it!

Holiday Gift Suggestion Of The Day: The Full List



Today's Mac Headlines

[Podcast]Podcast - Apple Weekly Report #135: Apple Lawsuits, Banned iPhone Ad, Green MacBook Ad

We also offer Today's News On One Page!

Yesterday's News

 

[Podcast]Podcast - Mac Geek Gab #178: Batch Permission Changes, Encrypting Follow-up, Re-Enabling AirPort, and GigE speeds

We also offer Yesterday's News On One Page!

Mac Products Guide
New Arrivals
New and updated products added to the Guide.

Hot Deals
Great prices on hot selling Mac products from your favorite Macintosh resellers.

Special Offers
Promotions and offers direct from Macintosh developers and magazines.

Software
Browse the software section for over 17,000 Macintosh applications and software titles.

Hardware
Over 4,000 peripherals and accessories such as cameras, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice and more.

© All information presented on this site is copyrighted by The Mac Observer except where otherwise noted. No portion of this site may be copied without express written consent. Other sites are invited to link to any aspect of this site provided that all content is presented in its original form and is not placed within another .