Best online FPS for Mac

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by indigotheory, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Ok, so been playing wow for a while, fancy a change, whats the best online FPS out now for the Mac apart from Call of Duty 4, i played way too much of that on the 360, and is there going to be a 10-14 day trial etc....

    Thanks in advance
     
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    Schmittroth

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    I still play a lot of Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. It's a teamwork driven FPS. It's got plenty of depth and plenty to do even when you aren't shooting. No demo or trial though. It's a pretty old game now so don't expect a lot of graphical bells and whistles.

    Check out the tutorials and see if the gameplay matches what you like.
    http://community.enemyterritory.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11603

    Also you can see competition matches at http://www.EnemyTerritory.tv

    Public matches on 12v12 servers tend to be more chaotic but it's still a good intro to a game with no demo.
     
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    rj-300zx

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    Battlefield 1942, Call of Duty 2, Halo, Unreal Tournament 2004.
     
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    Left 4 Dead under cider runs very well now and they fixed the text/freezing issue.

    Personally if you want the best performance for a game, just run it under boot camp. The differences between the same title under OS X and XP/Windows 7 on the same Mac are staggering.

    CNC3 Kanes Wrath Windows version runs much, MUCH better under Boot Camp than its OS X counterpart.

    But on a desktop you may not notice. I'm always on Mac laptops, so the performance gain is much more noticeable with mobile GPU solutions.
     
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    I would say call of duty 4 is the best one out right now.
     
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    anthemus

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    Battlefield 2142

    If you want more out of an FPS try Battlefield 2142. Vehicle options, Infantry, Medic, Engineer.... Plenty to do, each having there role on the battlefield.
     

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