Star Wars®: Empire At War
By Aspyr Media, Inc.
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YOU ARE THE SUPREME GALACTIC COMMANDER
From the lives of soldiers to the deaths of planets, you are the supreme galactic commander. It is a time of galactic civil war. Take up the reins of the Rebellion or assume control for the Empire. Whichever you choose, it will be up to YOU to steer your side to ultimate victory. Command everything from individual troops to starships and even the mighty Death Star as you execute campaigns on the ground, in space and across the galaxy. Forget tedious resource gathering – just jump straight into the heart of the action. You can even change Star Wars history! Every decision affects your next battle and every battle helps shape the fate of the galaxy.
* Conquer or liberate over 80 ground and space locations including Kashyyyk, Tatooine and Dagobah – each with its own strategic advantage.
* Command iconic Star Wars characters such as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Boba Fett.
* Pit X-wings against TIE fighters or command an entire fleet of Star Destroyers in space. Then send down land forces to secure the planet below.
* Star Wars®: Empire at War™ for Mac App is LAN only multiplayer.
* If you are experiencing crashes on an NVIDIA in OSX 10.8, please click the support link at the top right of this page. Your info could help us solve the issue!
LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. © 1990-2014 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. & ® or TM as indicated. © 2013 Aspyr Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In order to run the game with satisfactory performance, your Mac must meet these minimum system requirements: CPU Processor: Intel chipset / 1.8 GHz / Memory: 512 MB / Hard Disk Space: 4.0 GB free disk space / (ATI): Radeon X1600 or better; (NVidia): GeForce 7300 / 128 MB VRam or higher / Multiplayer: LAN (TCP/IP) play supported.
Notice: The following Integrated video chipsets are not supported: GMA 950 / GMA X3100
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What's New in Version 1.0.8
- Lion (10.7) Issue: Fix a crash on launch if particular system fonts were unavailable
- Lion (10.7) Issue: Fix a crash when loading save games
Poor graphics for this day and age.
Game play is fine, a little complicated for most. I think it would be better to introduce people to space battles and then after an hour of game play introduce new features (i.e. planet battles).
The graphics don't look great (fonts, interface design, 3d triangles of the 90's), really detract your attention from the entire experience. This is a further frustration when the game is badly programmed so as to make high-end macs run slow and jumpy. My Mac is overheating running the game, the 3d camera views are jumpy with line distortions.
All in all, it's not a bad game for the money but could really be an excellent game with some graphical improvements.
Could be improved.
Still a few glitchy areas as far as general performance goes, but nothing tremendously bad.
Though in all honesty, I would have expected this to be released with the Forces Of Corruption expansion. The expansion has been out years and the original game out even longer! (Naturally). But alas, I still don't see Forces Of Corruption on the app store yet. Is there any news of it being released on here? As far as things that NEED fixing is concerned, I would like to see ships in the space combat stop moving slowly across the map! This is an issue that no longer exists in FOC.
Good game but has flaws
I used to have this on PC - worked fine. This version works well on the most part, but the death star is useless as whenever you use to destroy a planet - it causes game and macbook to freeze, causing a complete restart to whole system.
Also using the former right click control doesn't work with mac mouse - a reedit of mouse controls would of been nice.
So if you buy - don't waste time buying the death star as it will only lockup your system.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 23 August 2011
- Version: 1.0.8
- Size: 2.29 GB
- Languages: English, French, German
- Developer: Aspyr Media (iDP)
- © 1990-2014 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd.
Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later