Author: Ric Molina

The new Hitman is now available on Mac (first episode is free)

After months of leaks and delays, the new Hitman is now available on Mac. The game was released on June 20, 2017, and is available on Steam and the Feral Store. Developed by IO Interactive and ported to Mac by Feral Interactive, Hitman went through a very bumpy road. The Mac version was hindered by Metal’s limited features, delaying the game for months. In the meantime, developer IO Interactive was dropped by Square Enix, putting Hitman’s future at risk. Yet, IO Interactive bounced back and as a way to celebrate their newfound independence, they made the epilogue free: Play...

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Best of Mac: E3 2017 (21 games to look forward to)

E3 2017 just wrapped up a few days ago, and while most think the show only covers consoles and Windows, this year was full of Mac (and Linux) games too. As much as Sony and Microsoft want to convince us E3 is all about the hardware, E3 is, and will always be, about the games. And when it comes to games to be released on Mac, E3 2017 was the best one so far. These 21 games were the most exciting games for Mac from E3 2017, confirming this year’s top games keep getting better and better.   The top...

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Dawn of War 3 for Mac Now available

Right on the heels of Mafia 3, another AAA game hits MacOS. Feral Interactive just released the real-time strategy game, Warhammer 4,000: Dawn of War 3. The game was released for both Mac and Linux on June 8, 2017. You can get it from the Mac App Store. These are excellent news. First, because it’s the first Dawn of War game since 2009. Second, because the game is released on Mac less than two months later than the Windows version. Some games take years to come to the Mac. If they come at all… Step into the grimdark far...

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Did Apple just kill Mac Gamer HQ?

In one swift move, Apple didn’t almost kill just Mac Gamer HQ, it nearly killed tens of websites that exist for the sole purpose of promoting their ecosystem. How could that be? It all started on April 24, when Apple announced it would reduce the commissions it pays on App purchases from 7% to 2.5%, effective May 1st. Almost a two-thirds cut. If you’re part of the iTunes Affiliate Program, each time a purchase is made using your affiliate link, Apple gives a commission. The buyer pays the normal price and the affiliate gets a cut from Apple, a win-win...

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Mafia 3 for Mac Finally Released – Exclusive Reveal

Aspyr has finally released Mafia 3’s Mac version. The game is available today, May 11, 2017. And it supports Apple’s Metal API, making this Aspyr’s Metal title. This information comes straight from Aspyr, who agreed to let Mac Gamer HQ share this information exclusively. You can download Mafia 3 from the Mac App Store: It’s 1968 and after years of combat in Vietnam, Lincoln Clay knows this truth: family isn’t who you’re born with, it’s who you die for. Now back home in New Bordeaux, Lincoln is set on escaping a criminal past. But when his surrogate family, the black...

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