IMG Archives
Archives  News  SF Chronicle Examines Intel Mac Game Potential  

Thursday, January 12, 2006
SF Chronicle Examines Intel Mac Game Potential
1:53 PM | Eddie Park | 1 comment

Citing something most of us have been anticipating since their announcement, the San Francisco Chronicle has posted an article noting the increased potential of Mac gaming due to the recent introduction of Intel Core Duo processors. The speed boost provided by the new processors should serve Macs better when it comes to playing games, which is important considering the fact that games are becoming increasingly relevant in the realm of digital entertainment.

The performance improvement from Intel chips gives Apple the ability to better compete with other computer manufacturers in attracting hard-core gamers who are tech-savvy. While there are still significant hurdles to overcome, this could be an important step for Apple, because video games are increasingly becoming a vital part of digital entertainment in the home, analysts say.
The article further adds that gaming is probably the one weak link in Apple's current digital life strategy, and needs to be shored up if Apple intends on becoming a "major player in the race to the consumers' living room."

SF Chronicle - Apple ramping up its game plan
MWSF 2006

Other Mac Games News for Thursday, January 12, 2006

MWSF: Tabula Digita's Dimenxion1:54 PM
OMG Cup winners to be announced Friday1:54 PM
• SF Chronicle Examines Intel Mac Game Potential1:53 PM
Macgamestore: Civilization III: Complete Now Shipping9:05 AM
Apple Offering Intel iMacs to Developers7:43 AM
Eschalon: Book 1 Coming Soon7:43 AM
Heroes Of Might And Magic V For Mac7:43 AM
PopCap Games Interview7:43 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Thursday, January 12, 2006 on one page

Mac Games News for Wednesday, January 11, 2006

MWSF: PopCap Games At Macworld Expo4:19 PM
MWSF Photo Gallery: Day One10:56 AM
MWSF: Developers React To New Macs, Dual Booting10:38 AM
MWSF: A Quick MacSoft Update9:17 AM
New Crayon Games Founder Interviewed8:49 AM
Preview Of Upcoming Dofus Add-On8:49 AM
10.4.4 Update Improves WoW GeForce 4Ti performance6:00 AM
MWSF: IMG Chats With ATI6:00 AM
MWSF: Pangea Announces Enigmo 26:00 AM
No One Lives Forever 2 updated to version 1.36:00 AM
Stubbs The Zombie Demo Released6:00 AM
World of Warcraft To Support Intel Macs6:00 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, January 11, 2006 on one page

Recent Mac Games News

Tuesday, January 10, 2006
Monday, January 9, 2006
Friday, January 6, 2006
Thursday, January 5, 2006
Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.

Archives  News  SF Chronicle Examines Intel Mac Game Potential