Steam Greenlight was announced by Valve in July as a way for gamers to support games that they wanted added to Steam. It went live a few weeks ago, and the first ten titles have been announced.
There is less than one more day for the latest Humble Bundle, and it’s labeled the “Humble Bundle for Android, Mac, Linux, and Windows 3” (or something like that). Remember, this bundle is pay what you want, and you get just four games to start with: Fieldrunners, BIT.TRIP BEAT, SpaceChem, and Uplink. While this is subject to change, if you pay more than the average of $6.75, you will get additional games, including Spirits, EDGE, Osmos, and World of Good.
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.
Yesterday, Feral Interactive announced another port of a popular game – Tomb Raider: Underworld will be avaialble for Mac gamers later this month (May 31st) for $25. The hardware requirements are not too bad, and she fights tigers and shards. What else needs to be said?
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.