Supermarket Mania 2 New Time Management Game for Mac

Supermarket Mania 2 Mac App Store

Rating: Supermarket Mania 2 is a time management game in the Mac App Store that has been successful on iOS devices and does not disappoint on the Mac. You play the role of Nikki who operates a successful supermarket and Uncle Ross suggests that you should take talents to “Tinseltown” and try and revive his troubled supermarket chain. Tinseltown is … Read More

“Samurai II: Vengeance” Game Review for Mac. We were left asking Vengeance on who?

Samurai II Vengeance Mac Game Review

Rating: “Samurai II: Vengeance” is the sequel to “Samurai : Way of the Warrior”. Both are reasonably successful iOS titles, developed with the game development system Unity, and featuring quite gorgeous cell shaded, smoothly animated graphics of Japanese fighting characters. But how does this touch screen title translate onto iMac and MacBook Pro? I am a big fan of Unity … Read More

Obliteration for Mac – Physics Mayhem with the un-dead! [Game Review]

Obliteration Mac App Store Game Review

Obliteration Rating: It’s been 10 years since Zombies first appeared, laying waste to everything. Those lucky enough to be away from the main continents were able to regroup in Greenland and survive. This is how Jonathan Mulcahy introduces his iOS and Mac OS X physics game, which has an art style where everything on screen is styled as if it … Read More

Inkub HD New Kind of Tower Defense Game for Mac

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Inkub HD Rating: Inkub HD for Mac is a kind of tower defense game, which is set in the incubator rooms of an alternate world. It features a different look from most games of its genre, and bright colourful graphics with a nice intro. I took it for a whirl to see how it plays on OS X. The main … Read More

Mac OS X Lion Brings New Multi-touch Gestures and Animations

Mac OS X Lion Multi-touch Gestures Animation

Apple today introduced the new MacBook Pro which feature the best processors, FaceTime HD camera, all-new graphics and new I/O technology called Thunderbolt. The update will certainly improve the performance and Apple still promises 7 hours of battery life on a single charge. Among other updates Apple also provided an extended preview of the upcoming Mac OS X Lion. The … Read More

Mac App Store to Spell End for Boxed Software in Apple Retail Stores?

Having recently launched an already successful App Store for the Mac back in January, it seems that Apple’s future plans may be to eliminate boxed software from its retail stores completely, encouraging users to take advantage of the Mac App Store’s digital software distribution model. The Cupertino company already has plans to point Mac users towards the Mac App Store … Read More

Mac App Store Now Supports Promo Codes

In an update to iTunes Connect, Apple has told developers that they can now offer promo codes for apps available on the Mac App Store. You can now generate promo codes for your Mac apps in iTunes Connect. These promo codes can be redeemed in any Mac App Store worldwide. For each version of your app, you can request up … Read More

Doppelgänger Apps Appearing in Apple’s Mac App Store

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Copy Apps have been an issue for a while in the iOS App Store. But these usually come about in the form of low quality copies of existing successful apps, where artwork has been ripped off, gameplay aspects have been copied, and the app has been given a similar name. The companies, or people doing this have ranged from cheap … Read More

Pixelmator Developer Earns $1 Million in 20 Days [Mac App Store]

Pixelmator for Mac is a photo editing application that’s been described as a fantastic alternative to Adobe’s pricey Photoshop application. Selling for just $30, Pixelmator was among the first application to launch with Apple’s Mac App Store when it opened for business earlier this month, and in just 20 days, the application has generated a whopping $1 million in sales. … Read More

Chopper 2 for Mac : Familiar aerial fun now on your Desktop! [Mac App Store]

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Chopper 2 Rating: Chopper was, and by all accounts still is, a big hit on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad; selling in numbers in excess of 350,000 copies. It was also well received critically, and more importantly by players. Chopper 2 is more of the same, but with a little more meat to the environment graphics and some pretty cool … Read More

Apple’s Mac App Store : First Impressions

Apple Mac App Store Review

So yesterday the App Store phenomena came to the Macintosh, and I’ve been playing with it for a few hours now. Coincidentally, that’s just the right amount of time to let you know my first impressions – so here they are! After reading on Twitter how OS X 10.6.6 had been released and that it held the key to unlocking … Read More

iOS Games Reborn for Mac in Apple’s Mac App Store

Apple Mac App Store Games

I’m a huge fan of gaming on my iOS device, and I love some of the great games that the App Store has to offer for my iPhone and iPad. With the launch of Apple’s new Mac App Store today, we can expect some of the most successful iOS games and applications to make the move to Mac, where their … Read More

Mac App Store Launches as part of OS X 10.6.6 Update

Mac App Store Games

In a stroke of marketing genius Apple has unleashed the Mac App Store on the world on the same day as key announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. A show they don’t attend, but most of the worlds tech companies do, as well as most of the world’s tech press. And yet on Twitter, at least, … Read More