Author: Steven Marx

Steven Marx has been playing games on the Macintosh since his brother brought home a used Mac 512k in 1986. He has been reviewing and writing about Mac games for over ten years, including for Inside Mac Games, MacNN and currently at Mac Gamer HQ where he writes and edits reviews and feature articles.
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Cities: Skylines Mac Review: Can you run it?

City building sims have been around almost as long as the Macintosh, and for most of that time, the genre was synonymous with SimCity. Over time, however, the quality of the franchise declined until the disastrous release of the rebooted SimCity. In 2015, developer Colossal Order saw the opportunity and released Cities: Skylines. Under continuous […]

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SimCity Mac Review: Can your Mac run it? Should you try?

In 1989, the original SimCity created and defined the city building genre. Later versions built on the original winning formula, making the franchise one of the most successful and beloved among gamers. I personally spent uncounted hours with SimCity 2000, so when I heard it was coming back after a ten year hiatus, I was […]

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Minecraft Mac Review: Can Your Mac Run It?

When Minecraft burst onto the gaming scene in 2011, users were enchanted with the blocky graphics that allowed you to build anything you could imagine. In fact, it was often described as building with Legos on the computer. With a variety of different modes to play with, Minecraft on Mac can be a sandbox game […]

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Cuphead Mac Review: Can your Mac run it?

When Cuphead burst on the scene, it’s 1930’s-inspired hand-drawn graphics and original jazz soundtrack wowed players almost as much as the difficult gameplay did.  Last fall, Mac users finally got the chance to try their hands at this run-and-gun action game, where boss battles feature prominently and game controllers are known to suffer the consequences […]

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