Author: Ric Molina

Evolve’s Mac version is officially dead

Update: Now that it is confirmed that Turtle Rock Studios has ended support for Evolve, we can confidently put the Mac version to bed. They tried their best to save the game, including a free-to-play format, but nothing could save this game.  Original story: We already knew that Evolve, the asymmetrical first-person shooter from Turtle Rock Studios, had both Mac and Linux version in the works. SteamDB already pointed to Mac and Linux builds a few months ago, but just last week they were updated again. SteamDB leaks are far from official. That said, they are often right. Since last week,...

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There are over 4,500 Steam games for Mac

This is yet another important milestone for Mac gaming: There are over 4,500 Mac games on Steam. 4,547 to be precise. This is particularly impressive when you consider how often macOS is dismissed as a gaming platform. But the numbers speak for themselves: Mac gaming counts 4,500 games and close to 4 million active players (3,17% of 125 Million active users according to Valve) on Steam alone. And don’t forget about all the games that are not part of Steam, such as EA’s and And don’t forget about all the games that are not part of Steam, such as EA’s and Blizzard’s. The situation is clearly...

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Dirt Rally is coming to Mac, but when?

This isn’t a new rumor. I first covered this in May 2016, but we never heard from Feral Interactive. Until last week. We knew Feral was working on Dirt Rally’s Mac version. But now that they officially announced it for Linux, we know it’s really coming. And just like the next iPhone, the only question remaining is when. Feral just went on record explaining why Total War: Warhammer and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided are still missing on Mac. You can read their detailed explanation, but all you need to know is that Apple’s Metal API is the problem. It seems the API...

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The 10 Best Strategy Games for Mac

The 10 Best Strategy Games for Mac If there’s one type of game where computers blow consoles out of the water, it’s strategy games. And the Mac is just as capable as Windows PCs on that front. With a few exceptions, the Mac has all the best games the genre has ever delivered. These include not only all the major series such as Civilization, XCOM, and Total War, but also some excellent indies: GameNameGenreRequirementsPC MetascorePrice Civilization 6Civilization 6Strategy⚠️️ Medium90Check Price XCOM 2XCOM 2Strategy🔥 High88Check Price Company of Heroes 2Company of Heroes 2Strategy⚠️️ Medium80Check Price Homeworld RemasteredHomeworld RemasteredStrategy⚠️️ Medium86Check Price...

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Prepare for an improved Mac Gamer HQ!

This comes way too late but… I wish you a great new year! Hope 2017 will rock for you, especially with lots of new Mac games to play! 😉 I have to say, 2016 was a great year for Mac Gamer HQ and myself, so I can only hope that 2017 will be just as good. 2016 was a record year in terms of traffic and content. Our most popular resources ever were published in 2016: 100 Best Mac Games, the release of our Count It app and our brand-new benchmark page are just some examples. Traffic wise, Mac...

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