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written by Russ Looney on May 6, 2016 in Weekly Roundup

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Stardew Valley Mac & Linux ports announced (MacGameCast)

In a blog post the maker of Stardew Valley has announced that Mac & Linux ports, in addition to console ports, multiplayer and other updates will be coming to his game.

Homefront: The Revolution Finally Confirmed for Mac (Mac Gamer HQ)

Great news: first-person shooter Homefront: The Revolution is coming to the Mac. The news is coming straight from Dambuster Studio, the game’s developer.

7 things we learned from the first week of Hearthstone’s Whispers of the Old God expansion (PC Gamer)

Talk is of course famously cheap, and after all the buildup we’ve now had a full week to see what the brave new world of Hearthstone Standard actually looks like. Here are seven lessons we’ve learned so far.

The best Star Wars games to play on Star Wars Day (Games.com)

In honor of Star Wars Day, we thought we would take a look towards the past, and decide once and for all what stands as the best games ever made utilizing the Star Wars brand.

MacBook Games: We Benchmark the New MacBook (Mac Gamer HQ)

Now the dust has settled, most reviewers ended up loving it… but I still have one very important unanswered question: Can’t it play games? And I don’t mean Angry Birds or Mahjong, I mean modern, demanding games.

Boss Aliens! New XCOM 2 DLC Sounds Rad (Rock Paper Shotgun)

But by God, the new XCOM 2 DLC sounds rad. The Alien Hunters pack features, basically, boss aliens who show up at random and give you hell, and, if you fail to kill ‘em, will get out of dodge and return to give you more hell another day.

Hearthstone Animation About Silly Game Mechanics Is Spot On (Kotaku)

A Hearthstone match between Rexxar and Thrall would be a bit more intense on an open field with living, breathing creatures. Also the game mechanics would ruin everything.

Mighty No. 9 to release this Summer (MacGameCast)

Mighty is a 2D side-scrolling game inspired by action classics of the past. (Mostly Mega Man it seems.) But will be adding in new mechanics and modern tech.