Macworld Podcast: Gaming roundtable

We continue to offer a sampling of live presentations from the recently concluded Macworld Expo trade show with a session on Mac gaming hosted by Game Room columnist Peter Cohen.

Peter is joined by a panel of Mac gaming luminaries— Ian Lynch Smith, president of Freeverse Software; Leah Heck, marketing director for Aspyr Media; and Chris Bentley of graphics card maker ATI Technologies. Their topic: the present and future of Mac gaming, with particular attention paid to Apple’s transition to Intel-supplied processors and its impact on game developers.

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Show Notes

Freeverse just won a Macworld Editors’ Choice Award for its game WingNuts 2: Raina’s Revenge. Aspyr, meanwhile, has a recent honor of its own, capturing a Best of Show award at Macworld Expo for its just-released game Prey. ATI, recently bought by chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, was included in our Holiday Gear Guide for its Radeon X1900 XT upgrade kit.

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