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Batman: Arkham Asylum Mac Review

It’s rare in this current climate of games when I’m actually compelled to finish a game, let alone replay it on numerous occasions like I have Batman Arkham Asylum. Upon examining what’s drawn me back on numerous occasions, I have come to the conclusion it is because of the story, gameplay and atmosphere. In this third-person action game you play as the Dark Knight, who’s about the encounter the longest night of his life within Arkham Asylum. The Joker has broken free and Batman as always, captures him and returns him to the mad house (Arkham) only for the...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic for Mac, where is it?

For as long as I can remember I have been a Star Wars fan, still buzz from playing Jedi Knight Academy, Jedi Outcast, Republic Commando and KOTOR I & II. These are in my opinion the corner stones of the Star Wars franchise in regards to games. I will probably get slaughtered for this but KOTOR II actually ended a relationship I was in when I was 19 because I couldn’t pull myself away from playing it. That’s how much Star Wars affects me. It pulls me in and immerses me so I lose all perception of space and...

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Mac Review

XCOM: Enemy Unknown developed by 2K Games and published for the Mac by Feral Interactive is the long awaited reboot of the critically acclaimed sci-fi turn-based strategy game, XCOM: UFO Defense. Luckily this isn’t any old version released on our fine platform, it is the Elite Edition. The Elite Edition includes the base game and all previously released DLC: two extra content packs, the game’s soundtrack and a selection of desktop backgrounds and ringtones. Feral certainly make sure you get plenty of bang for your $49.95 / £35.   Enter XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Mac You play as the commander of an elite military organization known as Xcom (Extraterrestrial Combat Unit). As commander, you control your squad(s) in turn-based combat missions against alien enemies. Between missions, you direct the organisation’s research and engineering divisions in creating new technologies and improving XCOM’s base of operations. You also manage the organisation’s finances all in the name of war. You are also able to upgrade your arsenal by finding artefacts within the different locations that you visit. This really gives you a focus to each level other than just surviving. The more artefacts you recover the more you can upgrade your squad with the latest high tech equipment to help you take the fight to the aliens. As the commander you guide your squad through turn based combat mission across the globe. The gameplay...

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