State of Mac Gaming in 2014

 

By Posted 7 Feb 2014, 08:24

When it comes to the Mac we understand that this is not regarded as the ideal platform to play games on, which leads us to debate how the Mac is perceived in the gaming world. We must admit there are a few great games available, but looking at Steam there is not a large catalogue of decent titles to choose from. As we look at a few ideas that could assist this system we are interested to know how Apple’s popular laptops are perceived in the gaming community.

Below this post we have embedded an informative and thought provoking video that only lasts just over 3 and half minutes but goes through some of the pros and con of Mac gaming. While some Mac owners conceive that Windows has better titles available the presenter feels that there is plenty of potential as far as gaming is concerned and highlights a few ways this can be improved.

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The overall cost of the Mac means it is less affordable to the average consumer and a budget version could be the ideal way to increase the install base, thus giving developers more incentive. While we don’t expect a cheap version of the Mac to appear anytime soon we understand that the material in the iPhone 5s could be used when considering a budget Mac, although sacrifices on specs would defeat the object.

Software support could make all the difference when it comes to gaming and some suggest installing Windows, but this can affect the performance and lead to overheating. He admits that games like Starcraft 2 and Bioshock Infinite work well on the Mac, but he also feels that the Mac has the potential to be a decent gaming machine. This brings us to ask our readers for their opinion on the state of Mac Gaming in 2014?

State of Mac Gaming in 2014