Mac games archive

  • SimCity launches on Mac 29 August, following delay since June
    Gaming

    SimCity launches on Mac 29 August, following delay since June

    By 5 August 2013

    SimCity will be available for Mac gamers on 29 August, EA announced on Monday. The game studio had originally planned for a Mac launch on 11 June, but explained it was delayed for a better experience.  SimCity will be cross-platform compatible, meaning...

  • Electronic Arts announces Sims 4 for Mac and PC in 2014
    Gaming

    Electronic Arts announces Sims 4 for Mac and PC in 2014

    By 6 May 2013

    Electronic Arts has announced that The Sims 4 will be available in 2014, supported on Mac and PC. Details for the title, other than it will be developed by Maxis, were light, but the company said more details would be made in the near future.  "The...

  • SimCity (2013) review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    SimCity (2013) review

    By 15 March 2013

    From the time EA announced that SimCity would need an always-on internet connection there was some rage brewing in the fan community. It's understandable rage too, because SimCity is the latest in a line of games that is loved, and still played by many,...

  • Hands-on: SimCity review
    Gaming

    Hands-on: SimCity review

    By 25 January 2013

    SimCity 2000 is one of the best games of all time. You might disagree, but if you do, then, well, you're wrong. The sim-plicity of the concept didn't stop it from being an amazing game. The hours you could happily sit in front of it were staggering. Back...

  • The Walking Dead: The Game review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    The Walking Dead: The Game review

    By 4 May 2012

    There have been no shortage of zombie games in the past couple of years. Whether poppin’ heads in House Of The Dead: Overkill or chainsaw-slashing the undead in Left For Dead 2, the premise is much the same: slash, hack, shoot, kill, repeat. So for...

  • Football Manager 2012 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2012 review

    By 24 November 2011

    Football Manager, nee Championship Manager, has always been a voluminous beast of a management simulation. And, as each iteration has layered feature after feature on top of an already excellent engine in order to improve realism, it has become more in-depth...

  • Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never
    Gaming

    Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never

    By 21 October 2011

    Football Manager 2012 is now available for PC and Mac (iOS version before Christmas), and with it comes a mighty swathe of new features. One specific, major change is the ability to add inflection to player interaction and team talks through new menu...

  • No Football Manager 2012 for Android
    Gaming

    No Football Manager 2012 for Android

    By 20 October 2011

    Footy mad Android owners will have to look on longingly at their iPhone, iPod touch and iPad-sporting chums as Sports Interactive's studio manager Miles Jacobson has told Pocket-lint that the company currently has no plans to release Football Manager...

  • FM 2012 celebrated with Sho'ots - concept footy manager boots
    Gaming

    FM 2012 celebrated with Sho'ots - concept footy manager boots

    By 19 October 2011

    It's refreshing to note that, after a swathe of brand new phone and technology company announcements, including the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the Motorola Droid RAZR and Apple's third quarter financial results,...

  • Duke Nukem Forever landing 3 May
    Gaming

    Duke Nukem Forever landing 3 May

    By 21 January 2011

    After what seems to be an age and a half of waiting, Duke Nukem will finally make a return to the console on 6 May in the UK 2K Games and Gearbox Software has announced. Although available in the US from the 3 May, UK will have to wait an extra three...

  • Steam killing PC games Market - claims competitor
    Gaming

    Steam killing PC games Market - claims competitor

    By 11 November 2010

    The monopoly that Valve holds over the PC and Mac games digital download market is killing off competition, or so claims a director at a rival service. Its dominance in the sector with Steam is preventing anybody else launching or maintaining a similar...

  • Football Manager 2011   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2011 review

    By 4 November 2010

    For true football fanatics, like us, there are two distinct dates every year that have us all in a froth: the start of the new league season after a long period without any matches (or worse, after another risible England display in an international tournament),...

  • Football Manager 2011 demo available for download
    Gaming

    Football Manager 2011 demo available for download

    By 25 October 2010

    In an effort to sate the cravings of Footy Manager fans, Sports Interactive and Sega have released a fully-featured demo of Football Manager 2011 - 2 weeks before the final game is due to hit stores and Steam. The demo allows you to play half a season...

  • Football Manager 2011 trailer celebrates the armchair coach
    Gaming

    Football Manager 2011 trailer celebrates the armchair coach

    By 8 October 2010

    There's not really much to say about the latest iteration of Football Manager that hasn't been said before. It will be the biggest selling PC (and Mac) game this year. It will sate the needs to a massive community of placky managers. And it will need...

  • Football Manager 2011 adds Twitter/YouTube support
    Gaming

    Football Manager 2011 adds Twitter/YouTube support

    By 24 September 2010

    The latest iteration of the hideously successful Football Manager games series is to feature social networking within its bowels for the very first time. Players will be able to post video clips of their matches, from within the engine directly to YouTube....

  • VIDEO: How to complete every video game ever made
    Gaming

    VIDEO: How to complete every video game ever made

    By 20 August 2010

    Ever wondered how you beat that end of the level boss, or maybe how you cross a hard to jump ravine in your favourite video game? Wonder no more dear friend for the video above will tell you all that you need to know to complete your favourite video game....

  • The Sims goes medieval
    Gaming

    The Sims goes medieval

    By 20 August 2010

    EA has announced that it will be launching a medieval version of The Sims, which will let you put your family in the dungeon. The new series, currently in development, will place your characters in the Middle Ages. "For the first time, players can create...

  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty review

    By 30 July 2010

    It's almost easier to talk about the year's biggest PC title by talking about what it isn't. It's not an attempt to redefine a genre, or even redefine a franchise. It's not a back-to-basics exercise in the vein of the last few chapters of Command and...

  • Rage - quick play preview
    Gaming

    Rage - quick play preview

    By 21 June 2010

    First announced in 2007, Rage from id, has been a long time coming, and hopefully will soon be with us. So can the creators of Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein get it right yet another time around? We got hands on behind the closed doors of E3 to find out....

  • Driver San Francisco - quick play preview
    Gaming

    Driver San Francisco - quick play preview

    By 21 June 2010

    Over a decade in the making, the latest iteration of Driver sees it head over to San Francisco for some driving action, but can a "shift" in gameplay refresh the franchise? We went hands on at this year's E3 games convention in Los Angeles to find out....

  • Steam for Mac gets Apple users gaming
    Gaming

    Steam for Mac gets Apple users gaming

    By 12 May 2010

    Steam, as promised, has launched a Mac version of its service bringing with it a new world for Mac users not used to being able to play the latest games on their computer. The new software, which went live late on Wednesday evening, has launched with...

  • Steam landing on Macs on 12 May
    Gaming

    Steam landing on Macs on 12 May

    By 30 April 2010

    If you ask any PC gamer what the best platform for buying and downloading videogames is, almost every single one will tell you "Steam". However, up until now that pleasure has been limited to PCs. That's set to change on 12 May, which is the date when...

  • Valve's Steam comes to Mac
    Gaming

    Valve's Steam comes to Mac

    By 8 March 2010

    Valve has announced it will be bringing its Steam gaming service to the Mac bringing with it a shiny beacon of gaming fun to Mac users who've in the past been left out. "Steam and Valve's library of games including Left 4 Dead 2, Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike,...

  • Valve's Steam platform coming to Macs?
    Gaming

    Valve's Steam platform coming to Macs?

    By 4 March 2010

    Valve appears to be dropping hints to a collection of websites that its Steam platform will shortly be available for Mac users. Steam currently dominates the PC retail market, allowing users to buy and download games from their computers, rather than...

  • Football Manager 2010 - Mac   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2010 - Mac review

    By 10 November 2009

    Damn you, Sports Interactive. We’d just about managed to wean ourselves off FM09 and re-emerge into civilised society, one that doesn’t care about how well our under-18s did in the Youth Cup or whether a 4-2-3-1 formation is the way forward, when...