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Apple Goes Bionicle
7:34 AM | Marcus Albers | Comment on this story

Apple has posted an article about Bionicle, the Lego action-adventure game released last month by UK Mac publishers Feral Interactive and developed by Zonic. The game, based on the successful Lego Technic toy line, has players playing one of seven different Toa heroes. The player's goal is to explore Mata Nui island in order to defeat the evil Makuta and his minions. Gameplay ranges from snowboarding to jumping to battles.

There are also many bonuses to be had, if you can find them:

You will also find lightstones during your travels. Collect them to unlock special bonuses in Kini Nui, which you can visit during breaks in your adventure. Those bonuses include video recordings of key moments from your journeys, a visitor’s guide that explains more about the island and its inhabitants and other secrets that I will leave you to discover. Don’t worry if you don’t find all of a Wahi’s lightstones — once you have completed it, you can return later to discover the missing ones.
Head over to Apple's site and read up on the Bionicle game and world.

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Battlefield 1942 Star Wars Mod Updated
12:57 PM | Ben Edwards | Comment on this story

Galactic Conquest, a Star Wars themed mod for Battlefield 1942 has been updated to version 5. The mod features character classes, weapons, and vehicles from the Star Wars universe, including ATATs, X-Wings, and more.

From the Galactic Conquest site:

Battlefield: Galactic Conquest will put you in the role of an every day soldier in the Star Wars universe. You will be able to choose between the Galactic Civil war and The Clone Wars and fight by either means of Land or Air in many of the Vehicles you can see throughout the Star Wars universe.
The mod's creators have also posted a short teaser trailer at showing off Galactic Conquest's features. For more information on the mod, head over to its official website.

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Apple Posts Command & Conquer General: Zero Hour Trailer
7:39 AM | Tuncer Deniz | Comment on this story

Apple has posted a new game trailer of Command & Conquer General: Zero Hour, the upcoming expansion pack by Aspyr Media. Zero Hour is the first expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Command & Conquer Generals real-time strategy game. It challenges players to square off against the world’s most elite commanders for battlefield domination with an all-new, hi-tech arsenal featuring 30 new units and 20 new upgrades, 15 new missions, and more.

To check out the trailer, please follow the link below.

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NeverEdit NWN Utilily Updated
7:34 AM | Marcus Albers | Comment on this story

Volunteer group, the Openknights Consortium, has released a new version of its free utility, NeverEdit. NeverEdit is an open-source project designed to bring module editing features for the game Neverwinter Nights to the Macintosh and Linux platforms, where BioWare's original Windows editor was never ported.

The new version, 0.8b1, features the following fixes and changes:

• Ability to add new items to modules
• Handling of non-ascii international characters
• Correct hak pack order/capitalization
Head over to to download the new version of the editor.

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Blizzard Releases New Warcraft III Bonus Map
7:34 AM | Marcus Albers | Comment on this story

Blizzard Entertainment has released the latest in its series of free bonus maps for Warcraft III. This map, named "Highperch", uses the Barrens tileset, and is designed for two players versus two players, or three players versus three players.

Highperch bestows beauty and magical powers to those brave enough to withstand savage attacks from the inhabitants who protect its secret healing waters.
Head over to to check out all of the free bonus maps available for Warcraft III.

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Mac Games News for Friday, February 4, 2005

IMG Store: Order Three Games, Get Elite Force II Free10:33 AM
ActionSoft Releases Midnight Mansion9:03 AM
Doom 3 Demo Coming to Austin9:03 AM
IMG Posts First To Fight New Dev Diary, Screenshots, Movie8:22 AM
Custer Goes Postal8:09 AM
Stubbs the Zombie Q&A, New Screens8:09 AM
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