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#401 Matt Diamond

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Posted 16 January 2020 - 07:53 PM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 16 January 2020 - 01:54 PM, said:

I would love to see a Mac port of Age of Empires II Definitive Edition. It just released earlier this year on PC and has been a joy to play. I played the original version of Age of Empires II on my old G4 Cube back when it was ported from Windows to PowerPC Macs

Ooh good pick! I was a beta tester on the original AoE2 Mac port so I remember it fondly.

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Posted 16 January 2020 - 10:19 PM

I would like to see Metro Exodus, The Outer Worlds, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Dying Light 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo Infinite (and Deus Ex Human Revolution, Bioshock Infinite and Bioshock 2 remastered for Catalina). :)

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 09:26 AM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 13 January 2020 - 02:54 PM, said:

Mass Effect 1-3, Read Dead Redemption 1+2, Dead Space 1-3, Shadow of the Colossus, Uncharted 1-4, Kingdom Hearts 1-3, Dark Souls 1+2, Horizon: Zero Dawn, The Witcher 3 and Skyrim. All on macOS, because they are all supposedly awesome games.


Thanks! 8)

Horizon: Zero Dawn is apparently coming to PC, so itís not even the most far-fetched game on this list!

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 11:17 AM

View PostHomy, on 16 January 2020 - 10:19 PM, said:

I would like to see Metro Exodus, The Outer Worlds, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Dying Light 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo Infinite (and Deus Ex Human Revolution, Bioshock Infinite and Bioshock 2 remastered for Catalina). :)
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Posted 18 January 2020 - 07:57 AM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 16 January 2020 - 01:54 PM, said:

I would love to see a Mac port of Age of Empires II Definitive Edition. It just released earlier this year on PC and has been a joy to play. I played the original version of Age of Empires II on my old G4 Cube back when it was ported from Windows to PowerPC Macs

Absolutely. Age of Empires II is still one of the games I've put most hours into. I've spend hundreds of hours playing skirmish missions. This game just offers endless hours of gameplay. Every match is different, so you can just play this game over and over again. I'd love to see a new port of this game for modern macOS. The release of the Definitive Edition would be the perfect reason to release an updated port for Macs.

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Posted 18 January 2020 - 07:08 PM

View PostJanichsan, on 17 January 2020 - 11:17 AM, said:

You are a modest man with modest wishes.
A man is nothing without his hopes and dreams. :)

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Posted 19 January 2020 - 04:21 AM

View Postjos, on 18 January 2020 - 07:57 AM, said:

Absolutely. Age of Empires II is still one of the games I've put most hours into. I've spend hundreds of hours playing skirmish missions. This game just offers endless hours of gameplay. Every match is different, so you can just play this game over and over again. I'd love to see a new port of this game for modern macOS. The release of the Definitive Edition would be the perfect reason to release an updated port for Macs.

Update:
I've now seen a video on YouTube showing off some of the new features in this game. Wow, I didn't know so many things had changed. I've played the HD Edition that was released a few years ago, but that's essentially the exact same game as the original Age of Empires II with updated graphics. I expected this Definitive Edition to be the same: Just the same game with again updated graphics to make it look even better.

However, this is a complete overhaul of the entire game. I always thought Age of Empires II was a near-perfect game, so how can you improve on a game that's this good? Watching the improvements in that video I realised it is in fact possible to make the game even better.

This game looks absolutely fantastic. It makes one of my favourite games of all time even better, so after seeing what this Definitive Edition is all about I want a Mac version of this game more than anything else. Forget my previous vote of Doom 2016. I want Feral to start porting Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition right now.