updated 11:00 am EDT, Tue July 1, 2008
Chessmaster 9000 universal
Feral Interactive has released a Universal patch for Chessmaster 9000 that allows the game to run natively on PowerPC- and now Intel-based Macs. The patch also includes a built-in auto-update feature that will alert the user to new updates when they are released. Chessmaster 9000 introduces players to the rules and strategies of chess, while building skills through tutorials. It provides resource materials to help players improve their gameplay and has over 150 opponent levels from novice to grandmaster. It also utilizes 3D graphics for an improved visual experience. Chessmaster 9000 works on Mac OS X 10.2 and above, requiring a minimum 700MHz processor, 256MB of RAM and a 16MB video card. It retails for $40.