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Civilization 5 for Mac dated Nov. 23, 2010 CE

Porting powerhouse Aspyr Media has announced the Mac version of Civ 5 will be available through its GameAgent retail portal -- both digital and boxed copies -- on November 23. Confirmation of its exact availability on Steam is pending. Estimated system specs are posted after the break....

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Civilization 5 brings diplomacy to Mac this holiday

Guys, can you believe it? Mac is, like, totally a gaming platform now! We never thought we'd say that but with support from Valve, Blizzard and the likes of PopCap, it's gotta be an exciting time for Mac-owning gaming enthusiasts. And joining the platform is the sensation dominating your nation,...

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Report: Aspyr lays off majority of staff

In what's apparently the latest game industry victim of a down economy, Big Download reports that, according to its sources, Austin, Texas-based publisher Aspyr has laid off more than 50 percent of its employees. Though you likely recognize the Aspyr name from its PC-to-Mac ports, the company...

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Hands-on: Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (DS)

Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is based on a fantasy gamebook of the same name -- essentially Dungeons & Dragons crossed with Choose Your Own Adventure. In my case, the story I managed to weave for myself is the epic tale of an adventurer who wanders into a cave and is swiftly...

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First look in first-person: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

click to Firetop Mountain-sizeAspyr kindly sent us some exclusive screens and artwork for Big Blue Bubble's Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, the action-RPG based on the classic roleplaying book. Looking over the screenshots, we get a very mid-'90s PC RPG vibe, which is totally...

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Steam weekend sale: Velvet Assassin, X3: Terran Conflict, Men of War

If our inability to finish Velvet Assassin hasn't diminished your interest in the game, know that Steam is slashing 50% off its price this weekend. Joining the stealth title in this weekend's sale is Egosoft's X3: Terran Conflict, which has also been discounted by 50%, and Aspyr's Men of War,...

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Warlock of Firetop Mountain dev: 'big guys' not interested in DS-exclusive games

Big Blue Bubble had difficulty finding a publisher for The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, its newly announced DS adaptation of the Fighting Fantasy book series, before finally discovering Aspyr Media. Damir Slogar, the developer's CEO, told CVG (who also has the first screens of the game) that other...

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Snap Judgment: Treasure World (DS)

Treasure World is such an innovative, potentially important game that I felt like it needed to be highlighted with a review, if only to get the word out about one of the most clever ideas to hit the DS (a system overrun with clever ideas). However, time constraints and Wi-Fi issues prevented me from...

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Dreamkiller: It's like Psychonauts and Painkiller had a baby

click to PROBE THE INSIDIOUS DEPTHS OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS (ie: peep the gallery) What is Dreamkiller? It's like Psychonauts and Painkiller had a baby, and that baby has grown into an angry teenager who then scratched the design doc for the game on the outside of his notebook. Mindware Studios...

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GDC09: Guitar Hero World Tour finally rockin' to PC

As you may have guessed from our headline (and the poorly 'chopped image above), Guitar Hero: World Tour is finally coming to the PC. GameSpot has revealed that developer Aspyr, the team behind the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock PC port, will bring the best selling band-based game to PC this...

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