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Play games on your Mac installed on another computer with Steam In-Home Streaming

03/15/2018, 02:03 pm

If you want to play games on a Mac that has lower specifications than ideally needed to play properly, it is possible to take advantage of the hardware of a more powerful Mac or PC elsewhere on the home network to have a more enjoyable gaming experience. AppleInsider explains how to set up Steam's In-Home Streaming function to remotely play your game collection.


Feral porting BioShock Remastered to macOS to commemorate 10th anniversary of title

08/02/2017, 08:08 am

Mac game porting house Feral is releasing BioShock Remastered for macOS, with the new title bringing 1080p graphics to the heralded decade-old title.


As Apple preps VR support in High Sierra, Facebook slashes Oculus Rift price to $400 in summer sale

07/10/2017, 11:07 am

Facebook has launched a six-week summer sale on the Oculus Rift headset -- and while there is no official support for it from the company, it can be used in conjunction with High Sierra and the SteamVR beta.


E3 2016: 'Block'hood' represents the Mac at console-dominated gaming show

06/17/2016, 04:06 pm

Though the annual E3 gaming expo is largely a showcase for traditional gaming consoles, AppleInsider still managed to find representation for Apple's macOS at this year's show in the form of "Block'hood," an eco-focused neighborhood-building simulator.


Valve promises updates, free games for Mac owners unable to use Steam Link or Controller

10/19/2015, 09:10 am

Valve will be providing updates and free games for the Steam Link and Steam Controller, in light of both products lacking expected Mac support, according to an email sent out to early buyers.


Valve's $50 Steam Link streams games from Mac OS X to an HDTV

10/16/2015, 04:10 pm

Valve is now accepting preorders for the upcoming Steam Link hardware accessory, a $50 set-top box that will stream 1080p gameplay from a nearby computer, including a Mac running Yosemite or later.


E3 2012: Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive comes to Mac Aug. 21

06/04/2012, 02:06 pm

The sequel to one of the most popular competitive PC games of all time, Counter-Strike, will arrive on the same day for both Mac and Windows when it launches later this year: August 21.


Valve's 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' coming to Mac in 2012

08/12/2011, 04:08 pm

A sequel to Counter-Strike, still one of the most popular online games 12 years after it launched, will arrive in early 2012 on Mac OS X as well as Windows with "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive."


World of Goo says iPad launch beat peak WiiWare, Steam sales

02/08/2011, 08:02 pm

The developer of World of Goo has profiled its iPad launch as being "by far" the fastest selling and highest revenue generating game platform, thanks to promotion by Apple.


Expansion to Apple's Mac helps Steam hit 30M active users

10/18/2010, 03:10 pm

Cloud-based game selling service Steam saw its sales increase more than 200 percent year over year, thanks in part to the platform's expansion to Apple's Mac OS X operating system.


Valve releases Counter-Strike: Source for Mac

06/23/2010, 03:06 pm

The No. 1 online action game in the world, Counter-Strike: Source, is now available for Mac OS X via Valve's Steam distribution platform, and is free for those who already own it on Windows.


Apple working with partners to improve Mac gaming performance

06/15/2010, 03:06 pm

With more major releases than ever headed to the Mac platform thanks to the release of Valve's Steam service, Apple is working closely with its hardware and software partners to improve performance of graphically intensive titles.


Steam survey finds more than 8% of gamers use Apple's Mac OS X

06/05/2010, 01:06 pm

More users of Valve's Steam gaming service ran a version of Apple's Mac OS X in its first month of availability than the 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Vista combined, according to a new hardware survey.


Valve's Steam gaming system may be headed to the Mac

02/26/2010, 02:02 pm

Users have discovered Mac OS X specific files hidden in the latest version of Valve Software's Steam distribution engine and multiplayer platform for gaming, indicating a Mac port may be around the corner.