The follow-up to Rovio’s Angry Birds has been announced, via Finnish website Yle. It’s called “Amazing Alex”, and it’s based on the Casey’s Contraptions games, which Rovio recently purchased, and will be out in two months. Like Angry Birds, it’ll be a puzzle/strategy game, and like Angry Birds, there will probably be a Mac OS X version of Amazing Alex.
Bastion, Angry Birds Space, Botanicula Updated
Three high-profile games that have launched on Mac OS X recently have all received updates, and news of upcoming updates. Angry Birds Space, Bastion, and Botanicula all received bug fixes, with Angry Birds Space receiving new content. These all apply to the Mac App Store versions.
Less Than 24 Hours for Humble Botanicula Debut
If you want to take advantage of the Amanita Design’s Humble Botanicula Debut, we are less than 24 hours away from the conclusion of the set-your-own price DRM-free deal for the point-and-click puzzle games.
Valve Releases Portal 2 Editor Trailer – On Mac May 8
The trailer for Valve’s next DLC for Portal 2 has been released online. The “Perpetual Testing Initiative” DLC allows players to create and publish Portal 2-based puzzles on the Steam Workshop. It comes with editing tools and will be available for both Macs and PCs on May 8, 2012.
New and Noteworthy – Mac App Store – April 21 – 26
Several anticipated Mac OS X games hit the Apple Mac App Store today, including Deus Ex Human Revolution (the Ultimate Edition), Bastion (pictured above), Dungeon Crawlers, Azkend 2: The World Beneath, and OOTP Baseball 13. Cut the Rope for Mac and Mahjong Elements HDX received large updates.
Cut the Rope 1.1 for Mac
ZeptoLab’s Mac port of the popular puzzle/physics-based “Cut the Rope (Mac App Store)” game has received a major update for Mac gamers, including 25 new levels through the “DJ Box” as well as new achievements and other upgrades/improvements.