Aspyr Media Inc. announced Tuesday that its Mac conversion of
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down
has gone Gold Master and will ship June 30, with the game arriving on store shelves nationwide on July 5. It’s a tactical action game that puts players in the role of United States Special Ops soldiers thrust into the East African country of Somalia, circa 1993, on a series of missions to bring down oppressive warlords. Players can operate a variety of weapons ranging from pistols to machine guns to heavy artillery as they travel on foot, in boats, helicopter gunships, humvees and more on missions including weapons interception, destroying enemy communications, defending civilians and more. There’s a multiplayer component that allows you to play against other Mac and PC gamers using Novalogic’s Novaworld online game finding system.
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down carries a T rating for Teen by the ESRB, and costs US$39.99. System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later, G4/1GHz or faster, 512MB RAM, 1.5GB free disk space, ATI Radeon 8500 or Nvidia GeForce2 MX or faster 3D graphics with at least 64MB of VRAM, 4x CD-ROM or DVD drive.