Wired News takes a look at the Japanese Mac gaming market (pretty much non-existent right now), and how Microsoft is about to change this.
While Japan is famous for video games and is the second-largest market for Apple’s Macintosh, it is not the land of the rising sun for Mac gamers.
Go to any giant Tokyo electronics store, like the eight-story Bic-Camera Yurakucho megamart in the Ginza district, and there are only two Japanese Mac games on the shelf: Railroad Tycoon and Sega’s Puyo-Puyo Fever.
But this situation may see an upturn in the near future. Mac gamers may have a savior in the form of none other than Microsoft.
Microsoft Japan is planning to translate and market a whole series of popular Mac games, calling it the Microsoft Mac Games Collection.
Read the full thing here.