Aspyr Media is putting the finishing touches on Star Wars: Empire at War, a real time strategy game set in the Star Wars universe. If you want to get your hands on the game early, the company has released a playable demo version. The full game is expected to be released in April.
Star Wars: Empire at War is set a few years before the events in the first Star Wars movie, Episode IV: A New Hope. You can command the forces of the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire as you build up and engage land and space-based tactical forces forces in battles that take place in memorable locations you’ve seen in the movies. You can also bring in Star Wars “hero” characters to strengthen your forces and help turn the tide of the battle in your favor. The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.
Please note that Star Wars: Empire at War is only compatible with Intel-based Macs. System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.4.8’; Intel processor 1.83GHz or faster; 512MB RAM; Radeon X1600, Geforce 7300 or Intel GMA 950 or better with at least 64MB VRAM.