Valve Officially Reveals Steam For Mac: Download For Free Today
Those three words pretty much say it all, and judging by the slow download rates that many eager Mac users are seeing, it seems to be a big hit already. Many PC gamers have been getting their games exclusively via Steam for years now, as it's far simpler than riding out to a store (lazy generation, we know). Valve has also stated that new slate of games will becoming available each Wednesday, with this week's titles listed below. Let the games begin, as they say!
STEAM FOR MAC AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
VALVE OFFERS PORTAL FOR FREE AS A SPECIAL LAUNCH OFFER
May 12, 2010 - Steam for the Mac is now available for immediate download at www.steamgames.com.
Each Wednesday a new group of games highlighting an area of Steam functionality will be released. This week's titles, which show off Steam Play, include:
And Yet It Moves
Atlantis Sky Patrol
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe
Bob Came in Pieces
Chocolatier: Decadence by Design
City of Heroes: Architect Edition
Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
Diner Dash: Hometown Hero
DinerTown Detective Agency
Dream Chronicles: The Chosen Child
Escape Rosecliff Island
Football Manager 10
Guns of Icarus
Hotel Dash Suite Success
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Max and the Magic Marker
The Nightshift Code
Nightshift Legacy: The Jaguar's Eye
Professor Fizzwizzle and the Molten Mystery
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse
Tales of Monkey Island Season 1
Trijinx: A Kristine Kross Mystery
Valarie Porter and the Scarlett Scandal
Wedding Dash 2: Rings Around the World
World of Goo
Gamers who download Steam between now and May 24th will also receive a free copy of Valve's game of the year award-winning Portal.
"The Mac is a great platform for developers," said Gabe Newell, president of Valve. "And it's also great that we now have the ability to connect with Mac gamers via Steam. This is the beginning of a groundswell of games coming out for and fully utilizing the openness and power of the Mac."
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