Mac Gaming News
The latest Mac OS, OS X Mavericks, had arrived, and to the delight of millions is completely free, but are you sure your Mac is supported for an upgrade?
Also, don’t forget to check out this article from Aspyr Support if you’re upgrading to Mavericks. You may see a change in performance on the new OS!
Borderlands 2 has a new Halloween-themed DLC, TK Baha’s Bloody Harvest, and it’s a ton of fun. There’s even candy!
CtrlCmdEsc has a short review and some gameplay video of TK Baha’s Bloody Harvest for those looking for additional info.
Civilization V Mac players on Steam were relieved to learn that the Mac version of the game was updated just days after the PC, bringing tons of fixes and gameplay balance tweaks, as well as opening up cross-platform multiplayer once again. Plus, there’s a new map pack available!
Don’t feel like you’re getting as good a performance on your Mac games as you should be? Lifehacker has posted a new article on how to optimize your Mac for gaming.
Lifehacker has also posted a more general guide on how to speed up, clean up, and revive your Mac.
Pretty cool–PS4 controller shown to be working on a Mac. (H/T Kotaku)
SEGA Superstars Tennis recently hit the Mac App Store. Our friends at MacGamerHQ have put together some gameplay video for anyone interested in learning more about the game!
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Borderlands 2 – Headhunter 1: TK Baha’s Bloody Harvest
Don’t lose your head in the Halloween-themed TK Baha’s Bloody Harvest; where the candy isn’t chocolate and there are more tricks than treats. Help zombie T.K. Baha take down the terrifying Pumpkin Kingpin, and add a new set of heads and skins to your collection. This is the first in a series of Headhunter packs for Borderlands 2; check out the new story path, bosses, heads and skins!
Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Scrambled Continents Map Pack
Infinite Map Possibilities!
The Scrambled Continents map pack includes real geographic locations with special scripts that produce randomized interiors each time a new game begins. While the familiar outline of the continent’s geography stays constant, the inner heart of the world changes each time you play for endless replayability on countless plausible worlds. Maps include Africa, Eastern Asia, North and South America, Western Europe, the Middle East, a thawed Antarctica, new scripted maps for Small Continents and Oceania, plus one map including all of Earth’s continents.
Tropico 4: Dash for Growth DLC Pack
Turbocharge your program for government with the “Dash for Growth” DLC! Crush rebel insurgencies, build a construction empire and grow an agribusiness economy, all while keeping an iron grip on power. Includes the Junta, Quick Dry Cement, and Plantador DLC packs.
SEGA Superstars Tennis
Tennis gets a SEGA spin!
Sonic and a superstar cast of fan-favourite characters serve up extreme arcade tennis on courts inspired by SEGA’s psychedelic gameworlds. Compete in madcap matches, crazy tournaments and wacky minigames in this wildly imaginative take on tennis.
Hone your skills in quick matches, then take on the grand challenge of “Planet Superstars” mode, a series of tournaments and minigames which include smashing zombies with well-aimed shots, making paintball graffiti and knocking giant monkey balls into an open goal.
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