Mac Game/App Reccomendations.

#1 Posted by Hizang (8534 posts) -

My iMac should be arriving very soon, its the latest edition so playing games should not be an issue. I have never had any Mac in my life so need some reccomendtations for games and apps for the iMac. I have already decided on getting The Sims 3 and Plants VS Zombies GOTY edition, but I have no idea other than that, so lay down some reccomendations!

#2 Posted by TooWalrus (13127 posts) -

Diablo III is coming out sometime this century...

#3 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

Buy a PC.


...nah, don't wanna be that guy haha. TF2 runs pretty well on the Mac.

#4 Edited by Dany (7887 posts) -

Update it to Lion, you can get it for free for ordering so close to release day.

Get Portal 2 if you haven't played it, its the only game beyond some popcap games I would get the telltale games but I am simply terrible and have no patience to those games. Steam on mac is kinda limited but they actually have some newer games. I wouldn't try putting them on my macbook but i'd assume your imac could handle it.

@TooWalrus said:

Diablo III is coming out sometime this century...

Hah, funny joke!

#5 Posted by Surkov (991 posts) -

Starcraft 2, Puzzle Agent, VVVVVV, Machinarium, Torchlight. The gaming landscape on Mac is sparse to say the least. 

#6 Posted by Hizang (8534 posts) -

@Dany
You just reminded me I got the PS3 version of Portal and have that code thing, is that for Mac?

#7 Edited by Zyte (178 posts) -
@TooWalrus: Lmao. 
 
@Hizang: As Tim said, get Team Fortress 2 or any other Source game from Steam. 
 
EDIT: Oh, and get Minecraft too, of course!
#8 Posted by MajorToms (366 posts) -

@Hizang: yeah, you can play portal 2 PS3 version on PC or Mac as well. TF2 is also Free2Play, and I definitely recommend it.

#9 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

@Hizang said:

@Dany:
You just reminded me I got the PS3 version of Portal and have that code thing, is that for Mac?

Yeah, you can sign into/join steam from the ps3 and when you launch it on your mac, it will be ready to download

#10 Posted by Hizang (8534 posts) -

Does anybody know if the original Sims will work on the Current Mac? 

#11 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

If it is powerpc only, Lion actually dropped support for 'rosetta', a script to allow powerpc apps to work in intel machines.

If it has any support of intel you are fine.

#12 Posted by Skald (4366 posts) -

Killing Floor.

#13 Posted by Zyte (178 posts) -
@Hizang said:

Does anybody know if the original Sims will work on the Current Mac? 

I guess you could run Windows in VMware Fusion and play Sims 1 there.
#14 Posted by Hizang (8534 posts) -
#15 Posted by Hector (3352 posts) -

StarCraft II plays fine. I just bought a Mac last week. Not a steam game but a hella of RTS game.

#16 Posted by RockinKemosabe (619 posts) -

KOTOR is on the Mac App store, if you have never played it you should. Not sure how many people play Call of Duty 4 online.

#17 Posted by tds418 (188 posts) -
#18 Posted by Hizang (8534 posts) -

@tds418: It was on sale when I got the Mac and I missed it, I'm waiting for it to go down again.

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