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Computer Game Publisher Electronic Arts announced a couple of days ago that they will bring six games to the Intel-based Macintosh platform starting in July. At this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, EA co-founder Bing Gordon told the audience that "Need for Speed: Carbon" ; "Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars" ; "Battlefield 2142" ; "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" ; "Madden NFL '08" and "Tiger Woods PGA Tour '08" will all make their way to Mac.

While EA has had games for Mac in years past, this is the first time since Mac OS X that EA will be releasing the games themselves.

Transgaming's 'Cider' technology will enable Window's games to work on Intel-based Macs.

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Sweet! Now if only flight simulator was transferred, then I'd be set. I guess I'm in quite a bind since M$ makes FS.
I just want apple to take over the software industry completely and leave Microsoft in the dust. I'm sick of beta testing every unfinished piece of software that M$ spews out.
Only time will tell I suppose, way to go EA!
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Sweet! Now if only flight simulator was transferred, then I'd be set. I guess I'm in quite a bind since M$ makes FS.
I just want apple to take over the software industry completely and leave Microsoft in the dust. I'm sick of beta testing every unfinished piece of software that M$ spews out.
Only time will tell I suppose, way to go EA!
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You want Flight sims? Maybe you have not heard of most uber flight sim for mac EVAR?!?!?!? No!!! TIE FIGHTER!!! Bwahaha. You want strategy and puzzles? BAM Tetris. Mad Halo 2 won't run on Boot Camp XP? Not to worry we got you covered. POW! Marathon.

See? Plenty of Mac games to be had.
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Sweet! Now if only flight simulator was transferred, then I'd be set. I guess I'm in quite a bind since M$ makes FS.
I just want apple to take over the software industry completely and leave Microsoft in the dust. I'm sick of beta testing every unfinished piece of software that M$ spews out.
Only time will tell I suppose, way to go EA!
Hahaha, Apple taking over the software industry... That's about as likely as Microsoft's Windows operating system renaming itself to "Linux Open Source Is Good Kay?". And equally silly, really. Apple needs to stick to hardware, and leave the software to those people that aren't completely incompetent.
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You want Flight sims? Maybe you have not heard of most uber flight sim for mac EVAR?!?!?!? No!!! TIE FIGHTER!!! Bwahaha. You want strategy and puzzles? BAM Tetris. Mad Halo 2 won't run on Boot Camp XP? Not to worry we got you covered. POW! Marathon.

See? Plenty of Mac games to be had.
Dude. TIE Fighter rocks. I have the collectors edition on 5 FLOPPYS!!!! Greatest game ever. Period.

Anyway, now the Mac users can have fun playing games on their X1300's and 7300GS'!
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I'm saying, Tie Fighter is the best flight sim ever. Let's see you shoot down rebel scum in your 747. Pssh!
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I'm saying, Tie Fighter is the best flight sim ever. Let's see you shoot down rebel scum in your 747. Pssh!
You know, you shouldn't say that too loud... You might give Homeland Security ideas about places to mount missiles and machine guns.

"Yup, we carry 500 people, can fly nearly a thousand miles... And have enough firepower to shoot anything out of the sky three times over. Please take your seat, sir."
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Hahaha, Apple taking over the software industry... That's about as likely as Microsoft's Windows operating system renaming itself to "Linux Open Source Is Good Kay?". And equally silly, really. Apple needs to stick to hardware, and leave the software to those people that aren't completely incompetent.
Fanboy eh, well, I guess it's just a coincidence how Vista looks almost identical to Apples new operating system. Strange...
I don't believe they will take over the software market, but, if enough people get fed up with microsoft's crap then perhaps Apple can move in and show what a true software company can do. Don't get me wrong, I like some of Microsoft's software but lately they've given me a reason to look for an alternative.

They released Vista, which obviously has a lot of issues, could've been partially my fault for buying a premature operating system. They totally disappointed the flight sim users with flight simulator x, which has more issues then I can shake a stick at, mostly performance wise. I would just like once for microsoft to have enough competition for them to actually put a little effort into their products, that's all.
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