Archive for the Mac Racing Games Category

Need for Speed Undercover (Origin) for Mac!

As promised another Origin game tonight!  This second one is “Need for Speed Undercover”! Also Need for speed Undercover was already added to paulthetall.com. The game installs fine in Origin altough you might need to restart Origin in order to launch it. In contrary of “Burnout Paradise”, login into EA games account ingame does work just fine. Lots of fun is awaiting you!

Install instructions:
Open the Portingkit and download the “Need for Speed Undercover Origin” file and let the Portingkit install Origin. The open Origin and activate the Gamersgate version serial mentioned above. After downloading the game this one stucks at installing (one of the only annoying bugs), but you can easily fix this by quitting Origin (after a few minutes to be sure), and then login again and then you are able to launch the game without problems. BUT, before you launch you have to do one more thing…Go to your preferences of Origin and turn off  “ingame Origin” and “Automatically update the game” (select-box). If you don’t do that, the game will freeze at launch. So make sure this is turned off , also when playing any other game in Origin. Then click play to start (it may ask to update, don’t do that). Have fun!

Get the Portingkit if you don’t have it up here…

Dirt 3 released for Mac!

The ultimate off-road racer powerslides onto the Mac! Speed to mud-splattered glory in a stunning world of all-terrain motorsport! Overcome the elements and overtake your rivals as you cut through Finnish forests, kick up dust on African plains, slide around icy mountain trails in Aspen, Colorado and much more. Dirt 3 is now available for Mac on Gamersgate. Check the trailer below to get introduced!

DiRT 3 Complete Edition features six high-octane disciplines including Rally, Rallycross and Gymkhana, a freestyle event hosted by rally star and YouTube phenomenon Ken Block, where you’ll perform jumps and stunts on obstacle courses. Master different driving styles in a range of rugged rides including the Audi Quattro, 1960s Mini Cooper S and Ken Block’s 2011 Ford Fiesta WRC.

Get this awesome Mac game up here…

Need for Speed Shift (Origin) for Mac!

Also Need for speed Shift works awesome in Origin! I can play this game in the highest resolution (1920×1080) with all shadows and environment settings on High if I want (motion blur/bloom excluded), on my AMD Radeon 6770M 512mb and Nvidia 640M. I used the Gamersgate (Origin) version which works out of the box. Simply get the Need for Speed Ultimate Digital Collection which contains 4 NFS games: NFS prostreet, and Need for Speed Undercover and Need for speed Shift + Need for Speed Shift 2! A must have collection for only $29! When not living in the US then get the Gamersgate UK version. Then install NFS Shift into the Portingkit as the video shows and play the game! Have fun!

Install instructions:
Open the Portingkit and download the “Need for Speed Shift” file and let the Portingkit install Origin. The open Origin and activate the Gamersgate version serial mentioned above. After downloading the game this one stucks at installing (one of the only annoying bugs), but you can easily fix this by quitting Origin (after a few minutes to be sure), and then login again and then you are able to launch the game without problems. BUT, before you launch you have to do one more thing…Go to your preferences of Origin and turn off  “ingame Origin” and “Automatically update the game” (select-box). If you don’t do that, the game will freeze at launch. So make sure this is turned off , also when playing any other game in Origin. Then click play to start (will ask to update, don’t do that). Have fun!

Game Description:
Need for Speed™ SHIFT is an award-winning authentic racing game that combines the true driver’s experience with real-world physics, pixel-perfect car models, and a wide range of authentic race tracks. Need for Speed SHIFT takes players in a different direction to create a simulation experience that replicates the true feeling of driving high-end performance cars.

Download the Portingkit up here…

NFS Hot pursuit Wrapper update!

Here a Wrapper update for the Non-Origin version (origin client doesn’t work yet in Wine) and of Need for Speed Hot Pursuit. I still own the digital version of Gamersgate from a few years back which contains a a activation key including the game download and works very nice in the wrapper on my Nviia 640M iMac including login to EA games online services. I fixed an activation bug and and a Gamersgate installer issue (“failed to sign in Error 12056 in network connection”) which prevented you to download the game from Gamersgate using their installer file. Enjoy!

Changes:
Fix of an Gamersgate download issue
Fix activation issue with the Digital version of the game (Non-origin)
Paulthetall.com Branded Icon

Download the new Wrapper on the game page here…

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T.E.C. 3001 released for Mac!

In T.E.C 3001 for Mac (Tesla Energy Collector), you are guiding a cutting-edge technology robot to collect virtual space energy leftovers for humanity. With great graphics and a unique heart-pumping soundtrack, T.E.C 3001 has what it takes to keep you on the right track. Oh, and maybe nice to mention that it was the  winner of the Indie Games Summer Uprising 2011 on Steam. Check out the trailer below for some game-play.

Run, Rush, Haste, Burst. Speed has never been pushed this far. Jump, Charge, Dodge, Slide. You just slipped and got crushed! You can’t handle T.E.C 3001 yet…  Try again until speed holds no secrets for you. The game has 41 levels of speed bursting dexterity test. A Split screen multiplayer mode to challenge your friends on the same computer. Four ever-challenging game modes: Free, Drag, Speed and Endless. 14 unique soundtracks to give you adrenaline rushes.

Get the game on Gamersgate up here…

SBK 2011 for the Mac!

On Request! SBK 2011 is now ported to Mac! SBK 2011 features improved visual and effects, as well as 20 motorbike models, mulitplayer for up to 16 players, 9 bike manufacturers, 70 riders and 16 tracks from the 2011 season.I tested the game on my Nvidia 640M iMac and on my Intel Graphics HD 4000 and it runs very well. Played a couple of races without any issues. I made a video tutorial including some game-play below. Enjoy!

Before downloading the Wrapper, make sure security settings are set correctly when you have Mavericks OSX or higher. Then download and extract Wrapper below –> Get and download SBK 2011 from Gamersgate.com  –> double-click wrapper –> install windows software –> navigate to the Gamersgate setup file and double-click on it –> then the install wizard will appear –> install the game –> at the end of the installation set the DarkVoidZero.exe file as start exe file and click finish and double-click the Wrapper and play! Have fun!

Download the Wrapper up here…

GRID 2 Reloaded for Mac

Grid 2 Reloaded is released for Mac! Speed your way to the front as the star driver of ‘World Series Racing’, a disruptive new championship with global ambitions. Hold your nerve and do whatever it takes to win in nerve-jangling duels on mountain roads, experience full-contact sprints through city streets, get sideways in high-stakes drift events and carve your way around famous circuits as you propel WSR to the top of international motorsport. Watch the trailer below to get warmed up!

Learn to master over 70 high-performance rides including supercharged muscle cars, agile open-wheel racers and cutting-edge sports vehicles. Master each car’s unique balance of speed, torque, grip and acceleration and adapt your technique to match the machine for a heightened driving experience that hits the sweet spot between realism and arcade racing.

Get the game on Gamersgate up here…

Vangers released for Mac!

Vangers for Mac, a classic quirky original mash-up of a racing game, an RPG, and a shooter, giving you freedom to explore a vast sandbox of a strange and surprising gameworld, is available on GOG.com, for only $5.99!

Vangers is a mixture of various, yet consistent gameplay components. The player enters the strange world of the future, emerged as a result of the clash between humankind and another intelligent race of creatures, and now living according to its own rules. The world challenges for the quest. With a big sandbox of a world to explore and shape, multiple endings and open gameplay, and over 70 mods to customize one of the 30 available “cars”, this little-known classic will keep you entertained for hours!

Get this Mac game for GOG.com up here…

Dirt Showdown released for the Mac!

Dirt Showdown has been released for Mac today! Dirt Showdown is one of the latest releases of the Dirt Series. If you are a racing game fan, then this one will be definitely something for you. Use boost to blast past your rivals in races, unleash your inner hoonigan in huge freestyle, free-roaming stunt parks and see gaming’s most advanced damage engine pushed to its limits in devastating demolition derby events.  DiRT Showdown provides split-screen multiplayer and quick-fire party games as standard.

Race, crash and hoon your way through a world tour of motorised mayhem in DiRT Showdown! Crowd atmosphere, social gameplay and accessibility are all ramped up in this turbo- injected shot of driving delirium. Smash down the accelerator and earn the adulation of frenzied crowds at hyper-energised events at iconic locations. Trick, speed and smash your way to victory, then do it again.

Get this Mac game on Gamersgate up here…

Wacky Wheels released for Mac

Wacky Wheels for Mac is a racing game with 8 wacky animals to race as, including a tiger, elephant, raccoon, panda, and a shark. The game has a large variety of unique race tracks, each one loaded with obstacles and weapons. With the 6 game types, including time trials, normal racing, battle zones, and duck-shooting, this game is although it is from 1994, a pretty nice game for young and old! Check out the video below for some game-play.

Nothing beats the competitive feel of racing. Feel the thrill as you race past your opponent, slam their car into a water trap, and beat them by a bumper to the finish line. You won’t want to finish because Wacky Wheels is too exciting: avoiding the obstacles, knocking against opponents, launching your weapons against them, beating them to the short cuts, engaging turbo mode on the straightaway, using your hand brake to skillfully hug tight corners without spinning out, and hitting jumps with perfect timing so that you sail above and past your opponents while executing a perfect 360 rotation in midair!

Buy this Mac game on GOG.com up here….