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Stealth Bastard release on Linux and Mac means a sale for everybody

Katie Williams at

Stealth Bastard Deluxe is a world of frighteningly fast-paced, dancing-between-the-deadly-lasers fun, so you can't blame Curve Studios for wanting to get it out to as many people as they can. Yesterday marked its official release on Mac and Linux (or as I like to call it, the penguin OS). But if you're a regular ol' Windows gamer like me, you might wonder, "Huh. What do I get?" Don't worry, friend. No matter the platform, everybody can now get the pixelly stealth platformer on Steam for 50% off. No longer will we be divided by our choice of operating system. Discounts for everybody!


Steam's latest hardware survey - more than twice the number of Linux users since December

Phil Savage at

It's a new month, meaning, for the most part, very little. Still, fans of minor incremental gains and losses in granular data do get the joy of a fresh Steam Hardware Survey, reducing down Steam's userbase into a comparable list of percentages. February's numbers bring strong gains for Linux, a new chunk of Windows 8 users, and the continued and seemingly unstoppable dominance of Windows 7.


Origin launches limited Mac alpha client, gives free copy of Bookworm to testers

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EA are planning to bring Mac support to Origin, and are accepting testers to help trial their client. As an incentive, they're offering a free copy of Popcap's Bookworm to anyone who takes part. Applicants had better really like Bookworm, though, because the Origin store isn't due to go live on Mac until the client's official release.


Gearbox's loot-heavy sequel (Border)lands on Mac in just two weeks

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Team Fortress 2 adds training mode, Mac support

Jaz McDougall at

Valve have released Team Fortress 2 for the Mac. If you don't own a Mac, there are four reasons why you should still care, and one of them rhymes with Spraining Node.