Mac computers are great for video games, but there is still that preconception that you can’t run too many games on Macs. Well, that’s just completely false and that is why today we’re going to take a look at the most popular and best video games for Mac in 2014. Hold on to your video game controller for Mac, because these following games are going to blow you away.
This game puts the player in charge of a caravan of refugees during the Apocalypse. Think about Walking Dead without the zombies. You get to travel between towns in search of food and shelter and meet lots of new and interesting people. The music is absolutely fantastic and so are the visuals, while the tactical role-playing combat is mighty engaging. The Banner Saga costs $24.99.
If you loved the games of the 80’s and early 90’s, then Fez is the perfect game for you. It looks just like an 8-bit platform game, but as you play you discover that your world spins 90 degrees. This may look like your classical run-and-jump game, but it’s definitely not! It has loads of secrets to uncover and it’s highly addictive. Fez costs $9.99.
3. Tomb Raider
Tomb Rider will set you back $19.99, but it’s well worth it. If you’ve never played this game before, playing it on a Mac computer will surely impress you. Guide the adventurous and attractive Lara Croft through an island filled with savages and explore the surroundings. Some say that this rebooted video game for Mac version is the game’s best version. You will become fully immersed in this game, we assure you.
4. Gone Home
Costing as much as Tomb Raider, Gone Home is a game where you are Kaitlin, a college kid who returns home to her family only to find that her parents aren’t there anymore. In order to discover where they’ve gone, or who took them, you need to navigate from room to room, interact with objects and piece together the pieces of the puzzle that is your family’s disappearance. It’s a smart game that is going to fascinate even the easily-bored type of gamers.
5. BioShock Infinite
BioShock Infinite is the most expensive video game for Mac on our list, costing $39.99, but it’s also the most complex and engaging. The player gets to explore the skies and floating city of Columbia in search of a mysterious woman. The visuals are breathtaking and the game itself in memorable and fun.
Video Game Emulators for Mac
There are plenty of video game emulators for Mac out there, but after trying plenty of them, we’ve concluded that the best one is OpenEmu. Some have even called it a breath of fresh air, due to its friendly interface and ease of access. This emulator will allow you to drag and drop games right into its interface, from the systems of any of twelve different classic video games. You navigate using just the cover art and you can even hook up game controllers to easily play them. The present interface supports games for NES, Genesis, SNES, Sega 32X, TurboGrafx-16 and Sega Master System. Some portables are also playable: the Game Boy, Nintendo DS, Game Gear, Game Boy Advance, NeoGeo Pocket and Virtual Boy.
Aside from our little review of the best video games for Mac in 2014, we suggest you take a look at some YouTube trailers for the games, before you make a purchase. If you want free video games for Mac, another online search should help you out with that.