Apple announced today that the brand new version of Mac OS X (named Mavericks), has been released to all Mac users on the App Store. The kicker is, it is a free download to all current Mac users running 10.6.8 or higher.
So if you were thinking of plunging into an upgraded operating system for your Mac, it is hard to beat a free price tag.
The Mac Game Store App is Mavericks ready!
Note: If you are upgrading from 10.6.8 (or older), some old games may stop functioning.
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is just days aways from release and is easily one of the most hotly anticipated sequels coming to a Mac this year. We've been playing the game and it's absolutely fantastic. Be sure to pre-order before September 10th to take advantage of the special 20% pre-order discount.
In 2010 Frictional Games terrified the world with the cult horror Amnesia: A Dark Descent. Now they bring you a new nightmare. Created in collaboration with The Chinese Room, the studio behind Dear Esther, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is an intense and terrifying journey into the heart of darkness that lurks within us all.
MacGameStore sat down with Michael Rogers, the President of Aspyr Media, for an exclusive interview. Read on for questions about Aspyr's history, dev process, high's and low's of Mac gaming and what the future could hold.
BioShock Infinite's pre-order price has dropped from $59.99 to $39.99. Any MacGameStore customers who pre-ordered the game at $59.99 will have their orders adjusted to $39.99. Bioshock Infinite will be released on August 29th, 2013.
Indebted to the wrong people, with his life on the line, veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now hired gun, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia. Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities, as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines, and down in the streets of Columbia, all while surviving the threats of the air-city and uncovering its dark secret.
SimCity Limited Edition is less than a week away from release! Be sure to pre-order your copy of the SimCity Limited Edition for Mac today.
The defining city simulation is back! Create the city you desire and make the choices that shape your city and power the Sims within it. Every decision, big or small, has real consequences. Invest in heavy industry and your economy will soar—but at the expense of your Sims’ health as pollution spreads. Implement green technology and improve your Sims’ lives while risking higher taxes and unemployment. Team up with your friends to solve global challenges: launch a space shuttle, reduce carbon emissions, or build magnificent wonders. Compete on global and regional leaderboards to be the richest, the dirtiest, the happiest or the best place to visit!
Macgamestore's annual Summer Sizzling Sale is finally here! Save on hundreds of Mac titles including:
- All Civilization games - 75% off - Borderlands 2 - 75% off - Company of Heroes Complete - 75% off - All Aspyr Star Wars Titles - 75% off - Batman Arkham City: Game of the Year Edition - 50% off - Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition - 50% off - Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition - 50% off - Mini Ninjas - 50% off - Battlestations Midway - 50% off - All LEGO games - 75% off - Cities in Motion II - 66% off
Be sure to visit the Macgamestore Summer Sizzling Sale page today to check out these and many more great Mac titles on sale!
Save 50% on Feral Interactive's Rome: Total War Gold Edition and Empire: Total War - Gold Edition for a limited time.
Rome: Total War Gold Edition
Two world dominating games in one! Uniting multi-award winning Rome: Total War and its official expansion pack, Barbarian invasion, you must guide history’s greatest armies to their victories in a game of epic real-time warfare, empire building, politics and treachery.
Empire: Total War - Gold Edition
An epic game of real-time tactics which combines turn-based empire building with massive 3D real-time battles on land and at sea. Charged with the fortunes of a nation, you must use diplomacy, trade and military force to establish it as the dominant power of the 18th Century.
Electronic Arts this week announced it will be shipping the Mac version of SimCity on June 11th. In addition, the company updated the system requirements for the game. A minimum of 10.7 is now required for the game...the company previously said it would work on 10.6.8.
The game is available for pre-order at Macgamestore.com for $59.99.
Macgamestore.com is giving away a free Sapphire Radeon 7950 HD video card, the fastest Mac native video card now available on the Mac market.
To enter to win, visit our Facebook page and enter the giveaway. Once you enter the givwaway, you can share the giveaway on your Facebook page to your friends so that you are entered into the giveaway multiple times. The more your friends enter, the more entries you get improving your chances of winning.
The SAPPHIRE HD 7950 Mac Edition is compatible with Apple Mac Pro models from 2010 and later with an available PCI-Express x16 slot. It retails for over $450!
The winner of the giveaway will be announced April 12th, 2013.
Macgamestore.com is giving away 5 free copies of The Walking Dead for the Mac. Simply become a fan of this page, then click on the entry and you'll be entered to win! Winners will be notified on Monday.
Macgamestore.com today announced it has launched an affiliate program, allowing web publishers, web site owners, and bloggers to earn a commission on sales through the Macgamestore.com web site.
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Feral Interactive today announced that the award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released on the Mac this Spring.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown expands on the X-COM legacy with an entirely new story, enemies and technologies to fight hostile aliens and defend Earth. In XCOM: Enemy Unknown, players oversee combat strategies and individual unit tactics, as well as base management and resource allocation while playing as the commander of a secret global military organization, XCOM. With equal emphasis on deep strategy and intense tactical combat, XCOM: Enemy Unknown allows gamers to control the fate of the human race by defending against a terrifying global alien invasion.
The Mac release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is the Elite Edition, and contains all previously released add-on content and updates. XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Elite Edition includes the Slingshot and Elite Soldier Pack add-on content, as well as the Second Wave update, which includes a series of gameplay modifiers that add further depth and flexibility to the campaign.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Elite Edition for the Mac will be available for pre-order on Macgamestore.com in the coming weeks.
Macgamestore.com is looking to hire a customer service representative. This part-time job involves troubleshooting web site and game issues, responding to customer tickets, issuing credits and refunds, etc.
Qualifications: Must have excellent Mac skills, extensive experience with Mac games, and be able to trouble shoot issues.
Pluses: Understanding and able to identity potential bugs in the system and able to delegate issues to proper internal departments for quick resolutions.
Hours: Typically 2-3 hours a day.
If you're interested in apply, please visit the Jobs link.
Macgamestore.com today is pleased to announce its massive Black Friday sale with savings of up to 80% off on hundreds of Macintosh games. All Mac titles are available as digital downloads so customers simply purchase and download the games to their Mac with a click of a button. Here's just a brief sampling of the what's on sale during this Black Friday event:
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut - $4.99 (was $9.99)
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition - $15 (was $29.99)
The Walking Dead - $12.49 (was $24.95)
Sid Meier's Civilization V Game of the Year Edition - $12.49 (was $49.95)
Macgamestore.com is looking for some ambitious testers to help root out bugs or outstanding issues in the MacGameStore App. If you think you would be interested, fill out the form on this page to sign up.
Testers who submit excellent feedback will receive free games, discounts, and more.
Lay track, route trains and watch the world come to life in this compelling mix of train set and business simulator. Become the ultimate railroad robber baron with the drive to shape a nation, build an empire and amass a fortune.
Yesterday we released the MacGameStore app and so far it has gotten some glowing reviews by some of our users. We thought we'd share some of those:
"Are you sure you guys don't work for Apple? Your app is really well done. Very professional!" — A.F.
"You guys out did yourself. This is way more than I had expect. Really nice design and the app works beautifully. Nice job!" — F.A.
"Beautiful interface, functioning perfectly, WAY better than steam right now, I'll even say better interface than Apple Mac App Store right now (with the requirement check and easy to post reviews)." — T.
"I use Steam, but your app interface is great! The system requirements function is ultra-perfection galore! Very useful!" — M.H.
"I just wanted to say that your Computer Requirement Checker is outstanding! I have 4 different Mac computers and 1 PC. I keep the PC for my son because I could never figure out what games work with the Mac's. This is perfect! I might be able to get rid of the PC. Great Job Mac Game Store!" — C.B.