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Weekly Roundup: Preparing for the Rising Tide

Our Stuff Civilization Series Ships 31 Million Units Rising Tide Launch Date and Beyond Earth – The Collection Announced FAQs: Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide and Beyond Earth – The Collection (Mac/Linux) Their Stuff Blizzard Registers Trademark for ‘Compete’ (IGN) Blizzard has registered a trademark for “Compete”, an eSport tournament …


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Weekly Roundup: The Search for a Homeworld Begins

Our Stuff The Civilization V Battle Royale is Back and Bigger Than Last Time The Days of Watching Twitch for Free Might Be Numbered Homeworld Remastered Collection Gets Mac App Store Release FAQs: Homeworld Remastered Collection (Mac) Their Stuff The Long Dark’s new update changes nearly everything (PC Gamer) I’m …


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Weekly Roundup: Those Orcs Are Screwed

‘Civilization’ Taught Me All About the Darkness at the Heart of Man (Vice) For more than 20 years now, and across five different editions and a brace of expansion packs, the Civilization series has been quietly holding a dark mirror to human nature. Sure, the various generations of designers have …


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Weekly Roundup: The Sith Are Back

Knights of the Old Republic Sequel Comes to Mac and Linux Surprise! Amidst rampant speculation, Aspyr Media has finally confirmed what everybody already knew: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords is coming to Mac and Linux, and it’s available today! FAQs: Star Wars: Knights …


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Weekly Roundup: Sneaking a Peek at Legacy of the Void

Crest is a god game about religious interpretation (PC Gamer) I hadn’t previously heard of Crest, despite it having been in early access since April. The release of a new trailer has changed that, and could well be of interest to those who like bossing around primitive peoples. GOG Galaxy …


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Weekly Roundup: The Darkest Timeline is Real

Rage Was Actually Pretty Damn Good (Kotaku) I’ve been thinking a lot about Rage lately. Last week, I dove back in. Minutes became hours, and I soon realized I was having a blast. When I was finally done, I had to ask: why doesn’t Rage get the love it deserves? …


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Weekly Roundup: Rising Tide Gameplay is Looking Good

Note: We’ve got an abbreviated week and long weekend ahead as we celebrate America’s Independence Day (yes, the movie, too). We’ll be back to the Mac and Linux grind on Tuesday! The 10 Best Horror games for Mac (Mac Gamer HQ) My first Mac Horror games list was created to …


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Weekly Roundup: Do You Play Inverted or Not?

Batman: Arkham Knight Launch Trailer is an Unbearable Tease Recent issues with the Windows PC version notwithstanding, of course. Diablo II’s Iconic Cube Is Returning To Diablo III (Kotaku) With its unique ability to transmute items into new ones, the Horadric Cube was one of the most useful and iconic …


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Weekly Roundup: The Best News from E3 2015 and More

NVIDIA Acquires Game Porting Group & Tech From Transgaming (AnandTech) In a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment, back in March of this year Transgaming announced that they were going to get in to using their technology and expertise to port games over to architectures, partnering with NVIDIA to bring Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance to …