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Steam for Mac now available, 57 launch games including free Portal, and LucasArts classics

[Update 3:15pm ET: And Valve has sent word that the service is now officially live, the store is operational (look at those deals!) and all is right with the world. There are 57 titles available for launch, and listed after the break. We've bolded out some of our picks, but don't let our...

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Steam for Mac rolls out tomorrow, Portal and Torchlight in tow

With PC games continuously losing retail shelf space and Mac games having little shelf space to begin with, Steam presents the first significant distribution platform, digital or otherwise, the Mac gaming platform has seen in years (ever?). It remains to be seen if Steam for Mac and Steamworks...

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Valve Time strikes again: Steam for Mac bumped to May 12

With just over 24 hours to go before the target month of April expires and Valve – no stranger to a pushed release date – misses its announced release window for Steam for Mac, the developer slash platform provider has sent over the following terse release: "Valve today announced the...

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Steam on Mac video leaked, looks like Steam on Windows

It would appear that some people are able to taste Valve's Steam service on Mac, as evidenced by the video after the break from MacStories. And as one of the most anticipated things ever, we're sure you're probably moving your cursor to the bottom of this post right now so you can click through. ...

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Interview: Steam on Mac OS X is 'the biggest event in Steam's history,' John Cook says

When Valve confirmed Mac support for Steam last week, I emailed the Joystiq team with the following claim: "this is arguably the biggest gaming news on Mac OS ever." It seems Valve shares the sentiment, as the company's John Cook – director of Steam development at Valve – calls it "the...

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Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 to feature cross-platform play between Mac & PC

The initial announcement of Steam for Mac conspicuously omitted the inclusion of the first Left 4 Dead game. The Left 4 Dead blog, however, confirms that the original game will migrate to Mac along with the rest of the announced Valve games in "late Spring." The post makes it sound as if both games...

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Valve confirms Mac support for Steam and Source Engine

In today's completely shocking and unexpected bit of news, Valve has announced Mac support for its Steam digital distribution platform and Source -- the engine that powers Half-Life 2, amongst others. In fact, Portal 2 will be Valve's first simultaneous release across PC and Mac. "Steamworks for...

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Valve teases Apple announcement of ... something [update]

We'd love to outright confirm that "OMG, yes, Steam is finally coming to Mac!" but that'd be a lie. Truth is, of the five images that Valve sent out to a handful of outlets (as seen in our gallery below) – each one depicting characters from separate Valve games in some form of faux Mac...

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