So you want Games in OSX? Go make them with Unity 2.0

Unity is a spectacular piece of software that has received a major upgrade this week. For those of you not aware, Unity is an extremely powerful cross platform game creation tool. The update include over 50 new features including the ability to play video files as textures on any surface, performance improvements, Direct X 9 Read more…

Does OS X NEED to be a hardcore gaming Platform?

Earlier today I wrote about the whole Bungie situation that happened over the weekend. There was also another video game related Apple article that made the rounds this weekend. It stated that Apple didn’t want to pay Valve $1 million dollars to port Half-Life to the Mac. There is an interesting discussion on Digg (as Read more…

Bungie Officially Splits from Microsoft – is Halo coming back to the Mac?

You might remember in 1999, at Macworld…a video game was previewed…it looked pretty awesome…it was called: HALO. Have you heard of it? Not too long after that, a company by the name of Microsoft decided to buy Bungie, who had originated as a Mac only developer. The original Halo still managed to appear on the Read more…

EA Games are now in the Apple Store

Madden ’08 and Tiger Woods ’08 are now available in the Apple Store among several other EA games. The two ’08 games have hit for the Mac only a few weeks after their PC counterparts, which is good news for those who are enthusiastic about the future of gaming on the Mac. I know it Read more…

Eve Online coming to Mac

I’ve had more than one Windows user tell me that Eve Online is one of the best MMORPGs out there. I’ve actually thought about going the Boot Camp route, just to try Eve Online out. Fortunately, I’m not going to have to because Eve Online is coming to the Mac in the next few months. Read more…

E. A. Sports. “It’s in the game…” – just not on the Mac like they promised

At WWDC this year the folks at EA game took up a significant amount of stage time showing off Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. They told us Madden 08, and Tiger Woods 08 would ship day and date with their Windows counterparts. Well, on Tuesday Madden 08 was released for just about Read more…

Star Wars: Empire at War Demo Released

I love a good free game demo, and there is a new Star Wars one for all of us to try. Star Wars: Empire at War single player demo 1.0 has just been released…right now the file server is kicking kicked in the pants so hard that Bittorrent is the only way to download it Read more…

Software Spotlight: Frenzic

The crew at the Iconfactory make some pretty awesome apps. From the simple to use Twitteriffic, to this awesomely addictive new game Frenzic. Frenzic is a puzzle game. Think Tetris or Bejeweled, but way cooler. In Frenzic you construct Trivial Pursuit styled pies by clicking on one of the open spaces as new pie pieces Read more…

Apple Gazette Weekly – Episode 3 is LIVE!

In this installment of AGW, I disguss Lionsgate adding films to iTunes, Cisco’s iPhone extension, Joost on Mac, a special shout-out to everyone who chimed in on the matte/glossy Macbook Pro debate, and much more! You can subscribe to the Podcast Feed by clicking here. For a one click iTunes subscription to Apple Gazette Weekly Read more…

Myst Online: Uru Live Opens Today

Myst is one of my favorite games of all time. When the first version of the game was released in the 90s I found it to be incredibly ingrossing. Even though the series has evolved in ways that make me like it less than I used to, I can’t help but be excited about Myst Read more…