News items tagged with mac

Steam Tags merge languages, exit beta

Steam Tags merge languages, exit beta

Steam Tags, the system where users of the Steam digital distribution service and storefront assign keywords to games, has exited beta testing. Valve announced the change earlier this week via a news p...

By S. Prell on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Shadowrun's standalone Dragonfall Director's Cut arrives Sept. 18

Shadowrun's standalone Dragonfall Director's Cut arrives Sept. 18

The standalone, "Director's Cut" version of the Shadowrun Returns DLC Dragonfall will arrive on September 18, developer Harebrained Schemes has revealed. The updated version of the downloadable conten...

By Xav de Matos on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Hotline Miami 2 footage leaks, action figure nears funding goal

Hotline Miami 2 footage leaks, action figure nears funding goal

Two big pieces of news for Hotline Miami fans: Not only has nearly an hour and a half of footage from Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appeared on the 'net, but a 12" action figure based on Hotline Miami...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Paradox reveals out of this world RTS 'Ancient Space'

Paradox reveals out of this world RTS 'Ancient Space'

Paradox Interactive and developer Creative Forge have unveiled a game called Ancient Space that the duo describe as "a new story-driven real-time strategy game." As its title suggests, Ancient Space t...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Go 'Deep Under the Sky' on Venus as a weird jellyfish

Go 'Deep Under the Sky' on Venus as a weird jellyfish

In Deep Under the Sky, you're an acrobatic jellyfish navigating the neon world of Venus, flying through fuzzy passageways to collect glowing orbs and stars, all while avoiding the dangerous native cre...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
The Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 5 review: Exit wounds

The Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 5 review: Exit wounds

This review covers the latest episode in an ongoing season, and may contain spoilers. Players of Telltale's The Walking Dead have offered a singular, echoing criticism throughout its first and secon...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Play all of the 'Connected World' Ludum Dare 30 games

Play all of the 'Connected World' Ludum Dare 30 games

But be warned: There are a lot of entries to play. Ludum Dare 30 is in the bag, and so are a bunch of cool new games and prototypes from developers worldwide. Ludum Dare 30 includes the 48-hour Compo...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Zen Studios latest pinball table summons the Walking Dead

Zen Studios latest pinball table summons the Walking Dead

The silver ball maestros at Zen Studios have unleashed another meticulously designed table, this time within the horrific universe of Telltale's The Walking Dead adventure game. Despite its non-linear...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4
PAX10 Humble Flash Bundle discounts the showstoppers

PAX10 Humble Flash Bundle discounts the showstoppers

The PAX 10 Humble Flash Bundle is live for five days and offers a lineup of really cool independent games that have been featured at PAX Prime over the years. Up for any price you feel like paying is...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Harmonix's A City Sleeps dreams of bullet hell

Harmonix's A City Sleeps dreams of bullet hell

It quickly becomes apparent that the developers of Harmonix's A City Sleeps are hardcore arcade shoot-'em-up fans. Its screen-filling bullet patterns recall Cave games like Deathsmiles and DoDonPachi...

By Danny Cowan on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Gravity Ghost finds footing on Steam in January

Gravity Ghost finds footing on Steam in January

Gravity Ghost is a gravity-bending dreamscape and physics puzzler featuring a space fox and the voices of Bastion's Logan Cunningham, Hey Ash's Ashly Burch and Gone Home's Sarah Elmaleh, with music by...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Elite: Dangerous' pre-order incentives include a new ride

Elite: Dangerous' pre-order incentives include a new ride

Prior to the upcoming Elite: Dangerous, the series' last space venture was in 1995. Dusting off the old ships in your hanger is always an option, but what about the wiring? Are you sure that's still u...

By Thomas Schulenberg on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Shovel Knight digs a tunnel to Mac, Linux version coming

Shovel Knight digs a tunnel to Mac, Linux version coming

Shovel Knight has pogo-hopped his way to Mac computers, developer Yacht Club Games announced via its Steam and Kickstarter pages earlier this week. Steam users on Mac need not take any extra steps to...

By S. Prell on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Steam sales arrrrr pirate-themed today

Steam sales arrrrr pirate-themed today

Ahoy, ye scurvy dogs! In honor of National Talk Like A Pirate Day, the landlubbers over at Valve have instituted a sale on pirate-themed games via Steam. Monkey Island, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag,...

By S. Prell on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Hyper Light Drifter preview build goes live on Sept. 26

Hyper Light Drifter preview build goes live on Sept. 26

Backers eager to get their hands on the sleek action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter won't have to wait long. A preview build for Windows and Mac is set to go live on Steam next week, developer Heart Machine...

By Danny Cowan on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Joystiq's big list of games on Steam Curators

Joystiq's big list of games on Steam Curators

We're tastemakers! The Joystiq staff has lovingly put together a list of the games we most enjoy on Steam, using its brand new Curators service. See the Joystiq Curators page right here. Our premiere...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Steam now requires disclosure from sponsored Curators

Steam now requires disclosure from sponsored Curators

Valve updated its policies for Steam Curators this week, requiring that curators disclose any compensation received for recommending games on the service. The company introduced Curators late last mo...

By Mike Suszek on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Mighty No. 9 will feature English voice acting thanks to vote

Mighty No. 9 will feature English voice acting thanks to vote

Mighty No. 9, Comcept's spirtual successor to the Mega Man series, will feature English voice acting according to an update on the game's Kickstarter page. A vote which drew more than 20,000 participa...

By S. Prell on Madden 18 Coins PS4
All five prior Scream Fortress maps return to Team Fortress 2

All five prior Scream Fortress maps return to Team Fortress 2

To prepare players for the imminent horror of a new Scream Fortress map, Team Fortress 2 developer Valve has made all five of its previous Scream Fortress releases available to players at no charge. A...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Watch Blizzard's absolutely lore-ful WoW 10-year retrospective

Watch Blizzard's absolutely lore-ful WoW 10-year retrospective

First unveiled at Blizzcon, Blizzard's hour-long World of Warcraft "documentary" celebrates the MMO's upcoming tenth anniversary on November 23. Yup, 10 years, billions of dollars, millions of subsc...

By Sinan Kubba on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Ex-Irrational devs' The Black Glove falls well short of funding

Ex-Irrational devs' The Black Glove falls well short of funding

Day for Night Games, an offshoot studio formed in the wake of Irrational's layoffs, failed to crowdfund first-person adventure The Black Glove. In terms of how far short the game was of its goal, it's...

By Sinan Kubba on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Joystiq Deals: Double Nexus giveaway, GOG Fall Sale

Joystiq Deals: Double Nexus giveaway, GOG Fall Sale

This week on Joystiq Deals, one lucky winner will receive two free Nexus devices as part of our latest giveaway. Submit your e-mail address and you'll be entered to win a new Nexus 6 phone and a Nexus...

By Joystiq Staff on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Elite: Dangerous devs nix offline single-player mode

Elite: Dangerous devs nix offline single-player mode

Elite: Dangerous designer David Braben revealed that studio Frontier Developments has ditched a previously announced offline single-player mode in favor of immersing players in an online persistent un...

By Danny Cowan on Madden 18 Coins PS4
MMO dev: Steam Greenlight still 'a big black box' for indies

MMO dev: Steam Greenlight still 'a big black box' for indies

Fairytale Distillery is an independent studio based in Munich, Germany, with four full-time developers and a handful of freelancers who help out as needed – and they're all making an MMO for PC, Mac a...

By Jessica Conditt on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Steam Exploration Sale: Watch Dogs, Lords of the Fallen, more

Steam Exploration Sale: Watch Dogs, Lords of the Fallen, more

As if there weren't enough deals to ruin your wallets this holiday season, Steam's Exploration Sale started today. As expected, the digital gaming platform began offering a number of discounted PC and...

By Mike Suszek on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers

Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers

Were you planning to purchase a game on Steam and then trade said game for another this holiday season? Well, you may want to plan ahead. Valve changed the rules regarding how Steam users can trade ga...

By S. Prell on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Weekend deals include GOG bundles, Shadow of Mordor, Wii U bundles, 3DS XLs

Weekend deals include GOG bundles, Shadow of Mordor, Wii U bundles, 3DS XLs

Should you be looking for a few good gaming deals, this weekend holds plenty of promise. For starters, Good Old Games is finishing off its Big Winter Sale with an encore offering of every daily bundle...

By Thomas Schulenberg on Madden 18 Coins PS4
King of Fighters, Recettear headline Steam's anime game sale

King of Fighters, Recettear headline Steam's anime game sale

Steam's latest promotion features games starring moon-eyed protagonists, adorable demons and melodramatic reactions to everything. In short, it's the Steam Anime Weekend Sale. Highlights include both...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4
Shadowrun: Hong Kong seeks funding [update: funding found]

Shadowrun: Hong Kong seeks funding [update: funding found]

Harebrained Schemes, developer of the excellent Shadowrun Returns and even more excellent Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall roleplaying games, has launched a Kickstarter page that it hopes will fund the d...

By Earnest Cavalli on Madden 18 Coins PS4