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All orginal Entis cursors represented when expected. Unfortunately proper build files don't exist, I only had the time to edit precompiled cursors. This is nothing special, but will save you from extraneous installation work. Z4rg Cursor 2 Cursors by Z4rgzor2. A minimal cursor theme I made with the goal of making the cursor's position as obvious as possible while preventing it from obstructing the view.
The pixellated art style was used to create maximum contrast between the colors, and the variety of colors is to help it stay visible against a If in doubt, get the cheaper and better Hotline Miami and thank me later. This is a retro game that can run on even older Macs. The game follows the story of a highschool senior. Although she looks like your average teenager, she can actually rewind time and affect the past, present, and future. You will, however, find a great story full of choices and consequences.
The game looks quite good and yet it can run on low-specs machines, such as my aging MacBook Air. Gone Home is set in a big empty mansion. As you return home from a long trip abroad, you realize your family is missing. The only clue is a note from your sister asking you not to try to find them. The gameplay is limited to you investigating the mansion and inspecting objects.
Her Story is an interactive movie game that lets you use police video clips to solve the case of a murder that occurred in The interviews are broken up into hundreds of pieces, but as you watch more and more clips, everything starts to make sense. Your job is to explore and search the huge database until you can eventually piece together her story.
It had excellent gameplay, story, and graphics. Unfortunately, it was starting to become too old to wholeheartedly recommend it. That is no longer the case with the release of BioShock Remastered. This new version features improved graphics, 5K resolution support, finer textures and better effects. If you missed your chance to visit the infamous underwater city of Rapture the first time around, BioShock Remastered will give you another opportunity to experience one of the most original shooters from the past two decades.
This is a game that won perfect scores from many critics, multiple awards, and is one of my personal favorite horror games. Crypt of the NecroDancer is a dungeon crawler with a twist: you can only move to the beat of the music, and that applies to your enemies too. This makes every enemy encounter an elaborate dance. This is a roguelike game too, and every dungeon is randomly generated. Dying Light is a survival game set in a devastated open world. Dying Light also supports Steam Play and Cross-platform multiplayer.
Enough to make this my favorite shooter right now. This thing is both gorgeous and demanding, so to run it, you better have a powerful machine. Because of the endless supply of dungeons, items, monsters, and bosses, this game never feels old. This is often painful and frustrating , especially when you just found a cool rare item.
Rebirth is a remake of The Binding of Isaac built on a newer engine. It features updated art, effects, music, and "hundreds upon hundreds of designs, redesigns, and re-tuned enhancements. That alone made me give The Banner Saga my full attention. The Banner Saga puts you at the helm of a caravan that you have to guide and protect. The Banner Saga offers many twists. For example, instead of focusing on one hero, it focuses on the caravan as a whole.
Throughout the campaign, you will get to use different characters, and every character will have the power to change the story. In Fez, you control Gomez, a character who can see both the 2D and 3D worlds around him. This gives you the ability to actually rotate the world and see all four sides of it. And that makes all the difference. This perspective gives this game a special touch, but it also makes the puzzles all the more difficult. There are no enemies to distract you, but trust me, you will need all your focus to solve those puzzles.
Like many indie platformers, Fez uses a retro look and lots of colors to look good. The graphics won't blow your mind, but on the plus side, it runs on even older Macs. Platformer Low No Spelunky Spelunky Not to be confused with the Enhanced edition, the original Spelunky is a great roguelike indie game that happens to be free.
In Spelunky, you have to gather as many treasures as possible while avoiding the traps and enemies that fill the tunnels. The gameplay is straightforward—you can whip or jump on enemies, pick up items, or use bombs and ropes to further explore the caves. Spelunky also happens to be a very lightweight game. Top-down view. Retro graphics. Same old, same old. Hyper Light Drifter is an homage to the games I grew up with.
The combat is fun, the sound effects are intense, and the art style looks great. It all creates an atmosphere that is hard to describe. Speaking of graphics, the retro style here looks great and makes this a lightweight game. This game plays a lot like the older Mario Bros games. For example, all the coins you grab are not for bragging rights only. You can use them to buy upgrades and more.
As can be expected from a retro game such as Shovel Knight, this is a lightweight game with low system requirements—perfect for a MacBook. GRID 2 is the perfect combination of realism and arcade fun. The game includes many real-world locations and a huge car selection. Plus, the physics engine makes every car feel different. This all comes together to guarantee that GRID 2 a joy to play.
For a casual racing fan like me, this is the best Mac racing game. Even my MacBook Air can run it decently! As you go about your adventure, you can decide whether you should kill your enemies or befriend them. Undertale is a tricky game to describe, because the less you know about it, the better it works its magic on you. Suffice it to say, this game has a story that constantly changes as you decide whether you want to make friends or increase the body count.
This is a funny game too and can easily make you laugh out loud. The best I can do is advise you to try it yourself. Also, this is a very lightweight game. Think your hardware is too old to play video games? Give Undertale a try. It also happens to be one of the most famous indie games ever made. Bastion takes place in a floating world that constantly changes. But what sets this game apart is the narrator. Throughout the campaign, a voice narrates your every move.
This gives impact to even the most mundane fights. Bastion is the complete package. It offers fun combat, a good story, and a beautiful, colorful world. And that narrator makes it even better in ways that are hard to explain. You do not want to miss this classic, which also happens to be easy on your Mac. You can also interrogate people and request fingerprints or even a full-body scan.
This game is full of clever puzzles and reminds me of Portal, which is a hell of a compliment. There are puzzles in total, and they're all hard enough to make you feel smart once you figure them out. The game provides a lot of tools to succeed too. There are blocks, signal jammers, lasers, motion-recording devices, and even turrets. The game also has a philosophical side, but you can completely ignore it if you prefer. Plus, the puzzles are what truly make this a good game. The Talos Principle's Mac version isn't particularly demanding.
Adventure Medium No Rocksmith Rocksmith Remastered Rocksmith is the only music game that can actually teach you how to learn to play music. This game is similar to Guitar Hero and Rock Band. It requires a real guitar. As a noob guitar player myself, I can tell you that this game can really teach you the basics. You can start at the lowest difficulty to learn how a guitar works, or you can set the difficulty to and actually learn to play the real song. Rocksmith takes the teaching part seriously and offers over 85 lessons covering bends, accents, slides, and more.
I love this game because it can really teach you something in a fun way. This game is hard, and you will have to die a lot. You will die hundreds of times, but the sense of accomplishment is much bigger because of it. Super Meat Boy actually evokes fond memories of times when games were hard. The game offers more than levels, all filled with traps like fans, rockets, lava pits, and other things designed to crush you.
And you can only run and jump to survive. This may sound simplistic, but Super Meat Boy has tight controls that will reward skill. Super Meat Boy's Mac version is lightweight and will run smoothly even on older Macs. Can you really call a collectible card game a gem? You can if the game is this much fun!
Based on the popular Warcraft universe, Hearthstone is a simple game to grasp. In every match, you pull three or four cards depending on who goes first out of your customized deck of 30 cards. There are different card types, but the aim is simple: kill you opponent. The rules are easy, but the strategy behind the game is complex, challenging, and satisfying.
Hearthstone is an excellent strategy game, and I'd recommend it to anybody. Granted, many Alien games have come and gone, and most were bad.
But Isolation is different. For the first time ever, an Alien game finally captured the essence of the original film. This is truly a scary game, and the Alien is to be feared and respected. All you can do is run and hide. The game does take place in an abandoned space station, which offers many places to hide.
Alien: Isolation is the complete package. The story is interesting, the gameplay is solid, and the graphics are beautiful. It runs great and is bug-free.watch
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Cave Story looks and plays like an old NES game, but beneath that pixelated exterior lies a good story with fun gameplay. In Cave Story, you can explore underground caves, upgrade your weapons, and search for secret loot. An enhanced version is available on Steam, but you can always try the community-driven free version.
The game gives you control of a ship carrying critical information. Problem is, a large enemy fleet is on your tail. You must guide the ship through several planetary systems to escape, and each comes with random events that will put you to the test—an enemy ship, a pirate, or something else. At the same time, you'll have to recruit new crew members and upgrade your ship.
Combat takes place in real time and leaves no room for mistakes.
Death is permanent, and losing your ship or crew will force you to start all over again. Part construction and management, part roguelike, and to top it all off, text-based, Dwarf Fortress is unique. A typical Dwarf Fortress game involves a randomly generated world in which you control a group of dwarves and attempt to build an underground fortress.
Needless to say, without much direction and text-based graphics, this game is hard. Many consider it the most complex video game ever created, and the game is notorious for being difficult. Also, text-based graphics may not sound sexy, but at least you can play this even on the old Mac Mini you found at a garage sale. This is a beautiful, open-world adventure game that looks great and plays even better. Set in the Lord of the Rings universe, Shadow of Mordor combines melee combat, stealth, exploration, and parkour.
But what sets it apart is that everything it does, it does well.
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But it gets better. The game also uses the Nemesis System, which allows your enemies to remember all previous confrontations and react accordingly. This game packs some serious graphics, and Feral Interactive managed to bring us a solid port. No one expected it to be so damn good. Firewatch tells the story of a fire lookout stationed in a forest. After some mysterious occurrences, you set out to explore the forest in search of answers.
Your only form of communication is a walkie-talkie, and the way you choose to respond will influence your relationships. This is a great game that feels like an adult game with realistic issues. That drives the story to a level we are no longer used to. Plus, the forest is beautiful and full of breathtaking sights. I just finished the game and totally understand why it's one of Macworld's favorite games.
Developer Campo Santo took Firewatch's Mac version very seriously. They are working on adding metal support to make it even better. This side-scroller game lets up to three players use Amadeus the wizard, Zoya the thief, and Pontius the knight. Each has special skills that will help you solve specific puzzles and progress.
This game takes place in a beautiful universe too. Trine 2 is a fairytale adventure and it shows, featuring detailed environments that can really make you stop and enjoy the view. Trine 3 came out not too long ago, but Trine 2 is still a better and cheaper game. Also, the slightly older Trine 2 can be player on weaker machines. Platformer Low No Grim Fandango: Remastered Grim Fandango: Remastered Grim Fandango is one of the finest adventure games ever created, but it was starting to feel too outdated for new gamers.
Enter Grim Fandango: Remastered, an attempt to bring the game back to modernity. The game follows the story of afterlife travel agent Manny Calavera and revolves around engaging other characters, collecting objects, and solving puzzles. Originally released in , Double Fine remastered and brought improved textures, 3D models, modern control schemes, a new soundtrack, and new lighting effects to this updated version. Adventure games age well, but the updated graphics are a welcome addition. As can be expected from a remastered old classic, the game looks good but is still easy to run on most modern hardware.
Adventure Medium No Outlast Outlast Outlast is a first-person horror game that many consider to be the scariest game available on Mac. As a freelance journalist investigating a psychiatric hospital lost in the mountains, you soon realize that was a bad idea. Hell breaks loose, and you find yourself in the middle of mutilated corpses, terrified inmates, insane doctors, and disfigured patients. And to make matters worse, you are completely incapable of combat.
With no way to fight, you basically have two choices: run or hide. Either way, the game plays beautifully. It offers tons of places to hide, and if you decide to run for it, the gameplay is fluid and fast. F1 is the ultimate Formula 1 simulation game available on Mac. The game features the official World Championship, including the full calendar of 21 tracks and roster of 22 drivers from 11 teams.
But beyond yearly updates, F1 introduced improved graphics, a new gameplay mode, invitational events, and pretty much everything a Formula 1 fan could ask for. In fact, I believe this is the best looking racing game you can play on MacOS. Feral Interactive used Metal to ensure the game runs as smoothly as possible, but this is still an extremely demanding game. As expected, this turn-based strategy game plays and looks much better than its predecessor.
The critics love it. In XCOM 2, humans lost the war against the aliens and have to resort to guerilla tactics to fight back. This changes the way the game plays and paves the way for cool features, such as the ability to hide from the aliens. One word of caution, though—this game looks great but is very demanding.
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Yet, there are a few that still capture the intensity that made the genre famous to begin with. Rust is the perfect example. Rust is a game about doing whatever it takes to survive in a post apocalyptic world. You start with practically nothing and must scavenge the basics to survive: food, shelter, fire, and weapons. The world is full of savage beast that will attack you on sight, but the real danger are other human players.
You can technically team up with others to increase your chances of survival, but people usually end up killing each other. Rust uses the Unity engine and is as stable as can be expected from an open-world online game. Still, the game takes place in huge environments and requires decent hardware and a fast internet connection. Metro: Last Light is the sequel, but developer 4A Games decided to remaster the original Metro and include all the improvements and goodies from the original.
For a long time, Metro was used as a benchmark to test the latest graphics cards—it looked that good. So why on earth was it remastered? Well, turns out Metro had a lot to learn from the newer Last Light. This is a true remaster with polishes, improved lighting and weather effects, expanded environments, and even new features, such as weapon customization. If you missed Metro the first time, Metro Redux is the perfect excuse to try one of the best-looking games you can play on Mac.
Be careful though, you'll require a powerful machine. Shooter High No Limbo Limbo In the same vein as Braid, Limbo is a platformer that managed to create something unique in a crowded niche. In Limbo, you guide a boy through dangerous places in search of his missing sister. The environments not only look gloomy, they are full of puzzles, traps, and monsters.
And those deaths are quite gruesome too, making the experience a little more tense.
Limbo uses simple graphics to create a dark and nightmarish feel. That simplicity provides another benefit—you can play Limbo even on older Macs. Platformer Low No. Our Criteria. MacBook Pro inch, Late 2. MacBook Pro inch, Late : 2.
Still, not optimal. Wrapping Up. Previous The Best Mac games of Brand-new games only. About The Author. Leave a reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Most Read. Search for:. Free Access. Rise of the Tomb Raider. Paladins Initially seen as a mere Overwatch clone, Paladins has proven to be so much more than that. Hitman Agent 47 is back with yet another excellent stealth action adventure.
Dead Cells Metroidvania games may be a dime a dozen, but Dead Cells is probably the best Castlevania-like game released since, well, Castlevania. Subnautica Subnautica is a massive open-world adventure game that takes place underwater. Owlboy Indie adventure games are a dime a dozen these days and it's getting harder to be impressed anymore. Tales from the Borderlands Tales from the Borderlands is a great point-and-click adventure game from Telltale.
Max Payne 3 Max Payne 3 was a difficult game to include here. Company of Heroes 2 Company of Heroes 2 is the sequel to the famous Company of Heroes, one of the best real-time strategy games ever created. Terraria Terraria is a side-scrolling game that lets you build, dig, and explore. Football Manager The best football simulation game is back, bringing refinements and new features.
Towerfall: Ascension Do you remember the good old days when you and your buddies would play games in your living room?