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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Coming to the Mac

9:31 AM, Sep. 12th, 2011 · · Games

Feral Interactive announced on Monday that the popular Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be coming to the Mac this winter. The first person shooter-style game is a prequel to Deus Ex, and puts players in a near-future world of evil corporations and cybernetics.

3 Free iOS Apps to Distract You

5:46 PM, Sep. 2nd, 2011 · · Games


Need to keep your mind off some unpleasant issue? Got a long wait ahead of you? Have a few minutes to kill and can’t do anything constructive? If you have an iPhone or iPad then you’ve got access to three free time wasters: Tekken Bowl, MetalStorm: Online, and Fragger HD. What are you waiting for? Time’s awastin’.

Angry Birds Seasons Adds Moon Festival Levels

11:48 AM, Sep. 1st, 2011 · · Games

Rovio rolled out a new update for Angry Birds Seasons on Thursday that adds a new set of Moon Festival-themed levels. The popular bird tossing, pig bombing, game is available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Zombie Gunship: Zombie Killing Fun for iPhone & IPad

7:52 PM, Aug. 17th, 2011 · · Games


The Zombie Apocolypse is coming. How does one prepare? One way is to hone your skills at dispatching zombies while circling above them at 1500 feet. You can do this honing is Zombie Gunship. Vern Seward takes a look in this installment of Just a Peek.

Investors to Nintendo: It’s Time for iPhone Games

9:28 AM, Aug. 11th, 2011 · · Games

Despite the lukewarm reception consumers gave 3DS portable gaming system, and investor pressure to develop titles for the iPhone, Nintendo presudent Satoru Iwata refuses to bring the company’s games to the iOS platform.

Angry Birds Updated with 15 New Levels, More Jewels

3:33 PM, Jul. 25th, 2011 · · Games

Angry Birds - Mine & Dine!

Rovio announced Monday the release of Angry Birds 1.6.2 for iPhone, an update that adds 15 new levels to the singularly popular game. The new release also adds more collectible jewels, corrects some bugs, and makes the “Mighty Eagle” a one-time purchase with unlimited uses (still limited to once per hour).

Freeverse Cancels 17 Mac Games

4:13 PM, Jul. 22nd, 2011 · · Games

Sad Face

Freeverse has doscontinued 17 of its Mac gaming titles, including Burning Monkey titles, Enigma, Airburst, and others. The company assured The Mac Observer that the remaining 16 Mac games are alive and well in Lion.

Marathon!!! (for iPad)

6:34 PM, Jul. 15th, 2011 · · Games


If you’re a long time Apple fan, then you’ll recall Marathon, the first person shooter exclusively for the Mac that was set in space. In this week’s Free on iTunes Vern Seward take a nastalgic look at the venerable shooter because it in now available for free for the iPad.

EA to Buy PopCap for $750M

10:09 AM, Jul. 13th, 2011 · · Games

Electronic Arts confirmed on Wednesday that it is, in fact, buying Mac and iOS game maker PopCap for US$750 million. Rumors surfaced in June that a buyout was in the works, although at the time EA was expected to shell out $1 billion for the deal.