And for everyone else who didn’t get the reference, no it’s not (just) a reference to how I feel about Apple’s hardware, it means System Shock 2 is now available for Mac OS X.
Regarded as one of the best games ever made (and paving the way for the Bioshock series), because it is. Yes it’s a bit old, yes it’s a bit clunky, but it’s a wonderful, terrifying thrill-ride all the same. One of the few games that I played that to this day I have memories of that seem a bit too real (silly Ninja Foodstuff, of course you that time when you went aboard that spaceship never happened), it’s–
ah to hell with the rest of this post. Must download and play now.
Oh ok, some other, lesser games also got released today:
- Jack Orlando
- Atlantis: The Lost Tales
- Megarace 1+2
- Amerzone: The Explorer’s Legacy
- Realms of the Haunting
- Return to Mysterious Island
- Realms of Arkania 1+2
- Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold