Top 8 Best Games for Mac

We bet you just got your new, shiny, stylish-looking Mac. Obviously, just like the millions of users out there, you are interested to see what games you can rock on your Mac, allowing you to enjoy the extraordinary gameplay with the processing power that Mac’s hardware, coupled with Apple’s super-efficient OS, have to offer. Not to worry! Below is our list of the top 8 games for Mac that you can run with no problem.

Top 8 Best Games for Mac

1. Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Genre: Horror

Face the horrors of Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

This a mysterious game, one that will test your senses and not your reflexes. The aura of the game lies in the immense suspense that it offers. Just a word of caution though. The majority of the gameplay is in pretty dark conditions. If you are into this mysterious type of horror, you will find the dark fascinating and might even get addicted to it, otherwise, it just might be frustrating to deal with. This one is certainly one of the best games for Mac out there.

2. Galaxy on Fire 2 Full HD Graphics

Genre: Space Exploration

Explore the vast universe in Galaxy on Fire 2

You will love this game if you love to explore the vast, mysterious expanse that is space. The graphics are surreal and truly offer an otherworldly experience. Of course, besides the scenic exploration, you have to fire laser weapons, fight enemy crafts, mother ships and carry out mission deadlines.

This is one of few games that will just not play on a Windows PC. That is how exclusive it is for the Mac community!

3. Left 4 Dead

Genre: Zombie Horror

Left 4 Dead is a high-energy multiplayer shooter.

Feel like shooting down some zombies?  Maybe hundreds as they wildly run towards you. Then this is the game for it! You must know that this game has one of the best algorithms, in the sense that the better you get at it, the more challenging it becomes. This way, zombies become nastier, smarter and stronger when you get good at shooting them down.

The gameplay is never boring and you can co-op with up to 4 people. This is a fantastic game to play with other friends who are on their Mac.

4. Minecraft

Genre: Retro/Urban Construction

Minecraft Java Edition on Mac

One of the few games that is still immensely popular, despite having obvious pixellated graphics. With the ultimate goal to build a magnificent Tower of Babel, you get an immense sense of satisfaction from playing this game, planning a city and building it into a fantastic structure that leaves people in awe!

The creepers, of course, keep things interesting, always offering you just a tad amount of distraction that actually breaks the monotony of building.

5. Portal 2

Genre: Sci-Fi/Puzzle/Comedy

Portal 2 is an extremely clever puzzle game for your Mac.

Just the fact that this game has to be classified in three genres; sci-fi, puzzle, and comedy, should tell you something. It is truly unique. Think Wall-E with a story, script, and screenplay that you run, control and alter. You solve puzzles, entertain yourself with gags throughout the gameplay and also test your reflexes, all at the same time. Try this game if you truly want a game that is like no other out there, one that makes you LOL every time.

6. Marvel Heroes

Genre: MMO

Marvel Heroes Omega is a new addition to the MMO.

This MMO by Gazillion has been around for a while and is being regularly updated. Marvel Heroes is an extremely fun game that resembles the beloved Marvel Cinematic Universe we’ve grown accustomed to over the years. Apart from the feel, the gameplay lets you experience the different superpowers Marvel characters sport and it’s fun to experiment and see what approach works best for you. The game also has a difficulty slider so the experiments are endless, really.

7. Diablo III

Genre: RPG

Diablo III is a great addition to the bleak world crated by Blizzard.

The Diablo franchise needs no further introduction. Blizzard Entertainment created a highly-addictive game set in a bleak and terrifying world that we simply cannot look away from. Diablo III is the latest installment where you have to fight against the demon lord with all kinds of weapons at hand. Whether you use sorcery or a good old, sturdy sword, Diablo III is a great addition to any enthusiastic gamer,  Mac users included, of course.

8. The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings

Genre: RPG

The Witcher 2 confronting orcs

The Witcher 2 is the follow-up to the 2007 game and puts you once again in Geralt of Rivia’s shoes, a Witcher slaying demons in the kingdom of Temeria. Assassin of Kings is a wonderful sequel, complex and rich in details, gameplay and background-wise. The storyline manages to submerge you into the fantasy world created by Polish writer Andrej Sapkowski and you will definitely put hours upon hours into completing the game. This is one of the top games for Mac for sure.

Summing up

Games are continuously being released at the Mac store so you can browse the selections of games in store as well to see what’s hot and what’s not. But trust us with these recommendations; they’re entertaining, well-crafted and run smoothly on your new Mac so you can enjoy the full experience.

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updated on 7/4/2017