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Steam for Mac now available, 57 launch games including free Portal, and LucasArts classics

[Update 3:15pm ET: And Valve has sent word that the service is now officially live, the store is operational (look at those deals!) and all is right with the world. There are 57 titles available for launch, and listed after the break. We've bolded out some of our picks, but don't let our recommendations stop you from downloading Wedding Dash 2: Rings Around the World.

Of note, the Diablo-esque Torchlight is only $9.99, a cool 50% off. Too pricey for you? Valve's own Portal – which it calls "the first of Valve's Source engine based games available on the Mac" – is available for the even cooler price of $0.00 on both Mac and PC until May 24th. Don't believe us? Look here.]

Tipsters are telling us that the Steam for Mac service is now live ... sort of. While the client makes the rounds, and the beta whitelist has been lifted, it appears Valve isn't quite ready to break out the cigars. The game store isn't live, and it's still not clear which titles will be available for launch. In this writer's case, games I had purchased on Steam for Windows previously (hello, The Dig!) downloaded just fine for me on Mac OS, though I'm unable to purchase new games in the app. (You can always use the web store!)

We'll update this post as the service prepares to takes its first steps, say its first words, and make its first million. Let us know how you fare in the comments!

Download Steam for Mac [DMG download]

  • And Yet It Moves
  • Atlantis Sky Patrol
  • Bejeweled 2 Deluxe
  • Bob Came in Pieces
  • Bookworm Deluxe
  • Braid
  • Brainpipe
  • Chocolatier: Decadence by Design
  • Chuzzle Deluxe
  • City of Heroes: Architect Edition
  • Civilization IV: The Complete Edition
  • Cooking Dash
  • Diaper Dash
  • The Dig
  • Diner Dash: Hometown Hero
  • DinerTown Detective Agency
  • DinerTown Tycoon
  • Dream Chronicles: The Chosen Child
  • Escape Rosecliff Island
  • Fairway Solitaire
  • Fitness Dash
  • Football Manager 10
  • Galcon Fusion
  • Gemini Lost
  • Guns of Icarus
  • Hotel Dash Suite Success
  • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • KrissX
  • Loom
  • Luxor
  • Luxor 3
  • Luxor: Mahjong
  • Machinarium
  • Mahjong Roadshow
  • Max and the Magic Marker
  • My Tribe
  • The Nightshift Code
  • Nightshift Legacy: The Jaguar's Eye
  • Parking Dash
  • Peggle Deluxe
  • Peggle Nights
  • Portal
  • Professor Fizzwizzle and the Molten Mystery
  • Quantz
  • Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse
  • Tales of Monkey Island Season 1
  • Toki Tori
  • Torchlight
  • Trijinx: A Kristine Kross Mystery
  • Unwell Mel
  • Valarie Porter and the Scarlett Scandal
  • Wandering Willows
  • Wedding Dash 2: Rings Around the World
  • World of Goo
  • Zenerchi
  • Zuma Deluxe

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