IMG Archives
Archives  News  Quake 4 For Mac Reviewed  

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Click to enlarge
Quake 4 For Mac Reviewed
9:05 AM | Cord Kruse | 2 comments

Macworld's Game Room has posted another review, this time focusing on the recently released Mac version of Quake 4. The game puts players in the role of Matthew Kane as he and his fellow soldiers battle the destructive forces of the Strogg. The Game Room gave Quake 4 a score of 4 out of 5 mice.

From the review:

The first three installments of the Quake franchise had very little in common with each other. The first was a techno-gothic monster shooter; the second was a straight-up sci-fi action game; and the third was an arena-based multiplayer game. Quake 4 actually picks up the story of Quake 2—you return as a human space Marine assaulting the homeworld of the Strogg—these nasty cybernetic aliens look like Star Trek’s Borg on growth hormones.

While a technically impressive game, Doom 3’s level design and overall gameplay style left a lot of first-person shooter enthusiasts wanting. That game was prone to way too many dark rooms and spots where you’d get ambushed by monsters—that’s great for a haunted house attraction at Halloween, but it doesn’t exactly make for compelling gameplay. Quake 4 doesn’t fall into that trap—most spots are well lit enough to see. And when they aren’t, your weapons often have flashlights so you can see what you’re doing in the dark.

To read the full review click on the link below.

Macworld Game Room: Quake 4 Review
Aspyr Media
Quake 4
Buy Quake 4

Other Mac Games News for Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Macgamestore: Wild West Wendy Digital Download10:16 AM
Big Fish Games Releases Mystic Inn10:07 AM
Another Tale In The Desert Interview9:05 AM
Fable: The Lost Chapters Examined9:05 AM
Preview Of Civilization IV: Warlords9:05 AM
• Quake 4 For Mac Reviewed9:05 AM
Raven Shield and Ghost Recon Mods Released9:05 AM
World of Warcraft Updated to v1.10.29:05 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, May 3, 2006 on one page

Mac Games News for Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Macgamestore: Airline Tycoon Deluxe Digital Download2:31 PM
One on One With Glenda Adams1:41 PM
Apeiron X Updated To Universal1:34 PM
New Dominions 3 Screenshots11:08 AM
Pangea Announces Winner in Enigmo 2 Contest10:53 AM
A Tale In The Desert 3 Interview7:57 AM
Blizzard's Rob Pardo Makes Time Top 1007:57 AM
Carmack on Next-Gen Graphics7:57 AM
Full Tilt Poker for Mac OS X7:57 AM
Heroes Of Might And Magic V Previewed7:57 AM
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, May 2, 2006 on one page

Recent Mac Games News

Monday, May 1, 2006
Friday, April 28, 2006
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Tuesday, April 25, 2006

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

Archives  News  Quake 4 For Mac Reviewed