E3: WarBirds III for Mac OS X
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The I Entertainment Network is at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo showing off a Mac OS X version of thier award-winning flight simulation game, <WarBirds III. The game is a massively multiplayer flight sim and ground vehicle combat game and features beautiful 3D graphics, realistic models, and terrain created by satellite data. WarBirds III also allows up to 1,000 players to play simultaneously around the world.
"WarBirds III leverages Mac OS X's advanced capabilities to deliver faster frame rate, smaller RAM footprint, and other special features," says JW Stealey, CEO of I Entertainment Network. "Developing WarBirds III for Mac OS X was so easy and exciting, all future versions of the game will be for Mac OS X only." WarBirds III for Mac OS X is available for download from the WarBirds web site. In order to play online, you'll need to sign up for a subscription.
"Mac OS X has integrated the most robust graphics technologies available, making game development on the Mac easier and more powerful than ever," said Ron Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "WarBirds III presents cutting-edge gameplay features, and we're delighted to have it available for Mac OS X."
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