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Call of Duty 4 engages Mac OS X this May

Continuing its Mac OS X relationship with Activision, Aspyr has announced they'll be publishing Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare for Mac OS, available this May for the regular asking price of $49.95. The press release doesn't mention whether the Mac OS release will be a native port of the PC release...

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Help Steve Jobs prepare for his MacWorld keynote

Getting psyched for next week's Macworld Steve Jobs keynote? Some of us at Joystiq, despite their gaming deficiencies, do love Apple. We present to you a flash game created specifically for Jobs' morning routine next Tuesday. Move around the streets picking up keynote essentials and avoid...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: Apple obsession edition

Mac World has, in the paraphrased words of Stephen Colbert, spawned the most amount of nerd wood since Princess Leia put on the bronze bikini. Despite its many imperfections, we still think the iPhone is a beautiful product we can never afford. It's the Apple effect, and Penny Arcade tackled it...

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Why we can't wait for iPhone gaming

Like most of the rest of the tech-obsessed world, we were following along with rapt attention today as Steve Jobs revealed the iPhone to a massive MacWorld audience. Sure, it's pretty cool that you'll soon be able to make phone calls on the world's most popular MP3 player, but what we're really...

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Mac game releases slow in 2006

Peter Cohen looks back on the year's Mac game releases and next year's schedule for his January Macworld column. Cohen says that 2006 was a lean years for Mac games, but the drought has been building for a while; he doesn't pin the situation on the switch to Intel processors. What's caused the...

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Mac devs not invited to iPod party

Mac game developers have been shut out of iPod game creation, as described in a Macworld article; none of the new iPod games comes from a third-party Mac developer. In the report, Peter Cohen interviews a variety of Mac developers and publishers -- some anonymously -- about the situation. They tell...

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Cohen on Mac Pro's gaming prowess

Macworld's Peter Cohen (author of the magazine's recently vanished GameRoom column) has posted an online idolatry to Apple's new Mac Pro workstation, in which he praises the G5 successor's potential as a gaming tour de force. Cohen summarizes, "With Leopard coming next spring, Universal Binary games...

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A sign of the Mac gaming apocalypse?

Anyone else notice that Peter Cohen's monthly Game Room column is conspicuously absent from the September issue of Macworld? Has the preeminent Mac magazine abandoned gaming coverage in favor of more productive, ad-friendly content? Let's examine the facts. Peter's column has appeared in every...

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Pointing out the obvious regarding the MacBook and gaming

The MacBook will play many of your really old games at an acceptable level, but you can forget about playing any recently released intensive 3D games (i.e. the ones you want to play). That's the conclusion MacWorld has reached in its first look at the MacBook as a gaming machine. The article...

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