updated 11:45 am EDT, Wed June 23, 2004
Homeworld 2 hits beta
Aspyr today announced that the Mac version of has hit beta status and is projected to ship in August. "The game continues the epic struggle of the Hiigarans and their leader Karan S'jet. Many thought their hardships would end when they returned to Hiigara, yet fate has not been so kind to the Exiles. Now the Hiigarans face a new and bitter enemy, a renegade clan from the eastern fringes of the galaxy, who wield the power of the ancients. Homeworld 2 chronicles the valiant journey of the Mothership and its crew into the oldest regions of the galaxy to confront their new foe and discover the truth behind their exile." It requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later and runs on a G4/G5 machine (800MHz or faster) and only supports Mac-to-Mac network play. It is available for pre-order for $50.