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Old iMac becomes a home for Dreamcast

How do you play games on a Mac? It's easy -- just pull out all the computer parts and put a Dreamcast inside. Modder Logicdustbin pulled all of the obsolete computer parts out of the shell of a vintage iMac, replaced the bulky CRT with an LCD, and added a Dreamcast to the now-hollow unit. He fit...

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New iMacs feature DirectX 10-compatible ATI Radeon GPUs

Just unveiled at the Apple's latest press conference is a new line of iMacs. And while we still won't be able to upgrade anything except for the RAM, each of the three new models feature graphics cards from ATI's Radeon R600 series that support Microsoft's DirectX 10, which is sure to bring a...

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24-inch iMac: close, but still not upgradeable [update 1]

Mac gaming is still an oxymoron, and Apple is not doing much to change its image. With the exception of the recent Mac Pro, all Intel Macs are equipped with integrated (read: non-upgradeable) graphic chips, severely limiting the cutting-edge gaming experiences available to Mac gamers. With the...

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Mac Halo now with Universal Binary

Inside Mac Games has announced that a Universal Binary edition of Bungie's Halo: Combat Evolved is now available. Intel Mac owners looking for a native performance boost over the original Halo release can download the upgrade for $5. If you're new to the whole Master Chief experience, the complete...

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Apple, ATI, and the future of Mac gaming

In the aftermath of AMD's acquisition of ATI, ZDnet blogger Jason O'Grady ponders Apple's next move with regards to graphics chips. While this isn't an issue for the MacBook and Mini product lines (both use the dreaded integrated graphics solution), the iMacs and MacBook Pros currently use the ATI...

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Nintendo-Apple merger? Don't hold your breath. [update 1]

Repeat after me: Apple will not buy Nintendo; Nintendo will never be bought. If I'm wrong, I will let the entire Joystiq staff and our top 5 contributors punch me in the gut. There is an article from CNET that came out yesterday (bearing a striking similarity to an O'Reilly blog post from February)...

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WoW will work on Intel Macs

When His Steveness debuted the brand new, lust inducing Intel-based Macs at Macworld last week, Mac gamers knew it signalled a significant shift towards a more viable gaming platform. What remains to be seen is if more developers choose to port their games over because of the common x86 architecture...

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