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Ravensword: Shadowlands for Mac Review

Publisher: Crescent Moon Games Price: $12.99/£8.99 Genre: Open-World Fantasy RPG Rating Pros: Ambitious in concept and scale. Cons: Broken navigation system, extremely unbalanced, incomprehensible story, unresponsive and sluggish. Review About 10 visits to the Troll Ruins, and a couple of hours later, Shadowlands has proven to be an ambitious, yet utterly unenjoyable open-world fantasy role-playing game. It

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Borderlands 2 for Mac Review

Publisher: Aspyr Media Inc. Price: $29.99 (£20.99) Description: Borderlands, Taken to the Next Level Info Rating Pros: Truly incredible attention to detail and scope, fluid and satisfying gunplay, full cast of characters with laugh-out-loud voice acting and writing, much more variety in enemies. Cons: No Co-Op. Review Borderlands was a game with huge ambition, limited by the technology

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings for Mac Review

Publisher: CD Projekt RED Price: $19.99/£13.99 Genre: Open-World Role Playing at its Finest Info Rating Pros: An incredibly detailed world, very realistic day/night cycle linking in with the village eco-system, stunning presentation. Cons: Lacks on story telling and character relationship building. Review Note: This review is based on only having played The Witcher 2, not the

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Borderlands Game of the Year for Mac Review

Publisher: Feral Interactive Price: $29.99/£20.99 Genre: An RPG with Added FPS Info Rating Pros: A very ambitious game that achieves all it set out to do; a lot of guns (!); successfully took the RPG genre and moulded into an FPS format. Cons: Pacing and difficulty issues; lack of a sense of community, some texture pop-in. Review

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Bastion for Mac Review

Publisher: Warner Bros. Price: $14.99 (£10.49) Genre: Hack and Slash RPG App Store Link Info Rating Pros: Beautiful world, strong narrator, brilliant sound design, addicting upgrade trees, varied gameplay. Cons: Plot is basic at its core. Review Bastion is not only an exercise in quality visuals and musical score, blended with a moving and well-written narrative. It’s

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Ultimate Edition for Mac Review

Publisher: Feral Interactive Price: $49.99/£34.99 Description: Role-Playing Game/First-Person Shooter App Store Link Info Rating Pros: The story is fantastic, open-ended gameplay, the ability to customise your augments. Cons: The bosses are a ridiculous addition to the series and can ruin curtain parts of the game, mildly unnatural controls, framerate issues for low-end computers. Review It’s the year

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Dungeon Crawlers for Mac Review

Publisher: Ayopa Games Price: $4.99/£2.99 Description: iOS Dungeon Crawler Ported to Mac App Store Link Info Rating Pros: The basic dungeon crawler gameplay is well refined, the ‘upgrades’ are particularly enjoyable. Cons: The story may pass right over you, lacking in graphical quality. Review In Dungeon Crawlers you and your team must slash, spear and set alight

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Order & Chaos Online for Mac Review

Publisher: Gameloft Price: $6.99 (£4.99) Description: MMO from Gameloft App Store Link Info Rating Pros: Cheap game for its scale, progression of your character is nicely paced. Cons: Quite generic and simple, more impressive on a mobile device, outdated graphics, over-shadowed by competition. Review Gameloft have been at the forefront of mobile game development. They are known

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Squids for Mac Review

Publisher: The Game Bakers Price: $9.99 (£6.99) Description: A Team-Based RPG Where you Fling Squids Around the Screen App Store Link Info Rating Pros: Unique concept, really high production values. Cons: Some rough edges from moving from iPad to Mac. Review I would love to have been around when The Game Bakers were brainstorming this game. Someone in

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RAGE: Campaign Edition for Mac Review

Publisher: Aspyr Price: $39.99 (£27.99) Description: id’s New FPS App Store Link Info Rating Pros: Exhilarating and creepy shooter scenes, refines the FPS formula, platform-dominating graphics. Cons: Basic and unimpactful story, forgettable characters, too tempting to go with the shotgun/crossbow combination throughout, does not innovate in gameplay. Review RAGE is a prime example of a

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