New Mac Games: Releases

Interested in the newest Mac games? What about the hottest upcoming Mac games?

If so, you were previously left in the cold, as no other site ever bothered with creating a good list of new Mac games. But Mac Gamer HQ’s got you covered now. This page includes two lists, one with the most recent games and the other one with upcoming games. And both lists are manually curated to include only the most interesting games.

As we are well into 2017, this page mostly focuses on new Mac games 2017 and upcoming Mac games 2017. And if you look closely, the best Mac games of 2017 are starting to take shape. That said, this page does include a few Mac games 2018…

If you’ve heard of a new game that should be included, let me know and I’ll make sure it is included. But for now, let’s get started.

PS: If you simply want the best Mac games you can play now, these are the Top 100.

New Mac Games

Box ArtNameAboutRelease dateRelease dateGenre
Total War Warhammer MacTotal War: WarhammerTotal War: WarhammerFollowing the Total War formula, this is an addictive turn-based empire-building with colossal, real-time battles. This time, it includes legendary heroes, giant monsters, flying creatures and magical powers. Read more.4/18/20162017 Q2Strategy
Full Throttle MacFull Throttle RemasteredFull Throttle RemasteredOver 20 years later, the classic adventure game from Tim Schafer is back. Full Throttle Remastered features all new hand-drawn and 3D high-resolution artwork, with remastered audio and music.4/18/20162017 Q2Adventure
Flinthook MacFlinthookFlinthookFlinthook is a fast action oriented platformer with “roguelike” elements. The game will let you become the greatest pirate with the help of a hookshot, pistol and slowmo powers. Ethan Lee is in charge of the Mac port.4/18/20162017 Q2Platformer
Hollow Knight MacHollow KnightHollow KnightFeaturing a gorgeous hand-drawn 2D style, Hollow Knight is an epic action adventure game taking place in a ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs.4/12/20162017 Q2Adventure
Yooka Laylee MacYooka-LayleeYooka-LayleeYooka-Laylee is an open-world platformer from the creative talent behind the Banjo-Kazooie. Explore huge, beautiful worlds as buddy-duo Yooka and Laylee embark on an epic adventure.4/11/20162017 Q2Platformer
F1 2016 MacF1 2016F1 2016F1 2016 is the latest Formula 1 racing simulation. This entry goes deeper, allowing you to work with your agent, engineer, and team to develop your car in a career that spans up to ten seasons. Read more.4/6/20162017 Q2Racing
X-Plane 11 MacX-Plane 11X-Plane 11X-Plane 11 is the most detailed, realistic, and modern flight simulator around. It includes a refined user interface, 3-D cockpits, and more. This all helps make this tough simulation more accessible to newcomers.3/30/20162017 Q1Simulation
Thimbleweed Park Mac artThimbleweed ParkThimbleweed ParkFrom the creators of Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion comes a new adventure game. This Kickstarter success let's you switch between five playable characters to uncover the surreal secrets of a strange town.3/30/20162017 Q1Adventure
Ballistic Overkill MacBallistic OverkillBallistic OverkillBallistic Overkill is a fast paced PvP shooter where you can select from one of 7 classes, each with their own skills and weapons. It aims to be a combination of Call of Duty with Overwatch and the result is quite impressive.3/29/20162017 Q1Shooter
Obduction MacObductionObductionObduction is a new sci-fi adventure game from Cyan, the creators of Myst. Abducted far across the universe, you find yourself far away from Earth. Explore, uncover, solve, and find a way to make it home.3/29/20162017 Q1Adventure
Day of Infamy MacDay of InfamyDay of InfamyDay of Infamy is a spin-off from the successful first-person shooter Insurgency. Set in WWII and featuring tactical close-quarters battles, Day of Infamy is a highly intense teamwork-rewarding experience.3/23/20162017 Q1Shooter
Kona MacKonaKonaKona is a surprinsing new indie game set in Northern Canada, 1970. As you step into the shoes of a detective, you'll investigate surreal events while battling the elements to survive. 3/17/20162017 Q1Adventure
The Witness MacThe WitnessThe WitnessFrom the man who delivered Braid comes The Witness, an open-world puzzle game. You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you.3/10/20162017 Q1Puzzle
Torment Tides of Numenera MacTorment: Tides of NumeneraTorment: Tides of NumeneraImmerse yourself in this isometric story-driven RPG set in Monte Cook’s Numenera universe. Torment is brought to you by the creative team behind Planescape: Torment and the award-winning Wasteland 2.2/28/20162017 Q1Role-Playing
Blackwake Mac artBlackwakeBlackwakeBlackwake is a multiplayer naval first-person game focused on teamwork and cooperation. You get to fire the cannons, sink enemy ships or board them. All as a crew of up to 16 real players!2/25/20172017 Q1Adventure
911 Operator Mac art911 Operator911 OperatorIn 911 Operator, your task is to answer incoming calls and to react properly: give first aid instructions, advice, dispatch firemen/police/ambulances, and sometimes... Just ignore the call!2/24/20172017 Q1Simulation
Night in the Woods MacNight in the WoodsNight in the WoodsAnother Kickstarter success, Night in the Woods is an adventure game that focuses on exploration, story, and characters. It features dozens of characters to meet and lots to do across a lush, vibrant world.2/21/20172017 Q1Adventure
Hidden FolksHidden FolksHidden Folks is a game about, you guessed it, searching for hidden folks in beautiful, hand-drawn landscapes. Find a target, click on it for a hint, and rinse and repeat to unlock the next area.2/15/20172017 Q1Adventure
OwlboyOwlboy9 years in the making, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming. Featuring beautiful pixel art, Owlboy has exploration, fights, dungeons, and boss battles.1/27/20172017 Q1Platformer
Cayne MacCAYNECAYNECAYNE is the free, isometric horror game from the creators of STASIS. Set in the grim STASIS universe, Hadley wakes up in a facility. Where is she? Why is she there? And, why do they want her baby? 1/25/20162017 Q1Horror
Detention MacDetentionDetentionDetention is a horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. Full of religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, this game features unique graphics and gaming experience.1/12/20162017 Q1Horror
Dying Light Mac artDying Light Enhanced EditionDying Light Enhanced EditionDying Light is a first-person survival game set in a vast world. Roam, scavenge and craft weapons to fight the hordes of flesh-hungry enemies. The Enhanced Edition features better graphics and tons of new features.12/15/20162016 Q4Shooter
Headlander MacHeadlanderHeadlanderFrom Double Fine Productions, Headlander is a side-scrolling, action-adventure game set in a world ruled by a computer. As the last human alive, you'll get to fight the robots to save humanity.
11/27/20162016 Q4Adventure
Tyranny MacTyrannyTyrannyTyranny is a new RPG from Obsidian, the creators of the amazing Pillars of Eternity. Tyranny takes place in a world where evil forces won, and as one of the villains, you are tasked with restoring order.11/10/20162016 Q4Role-Playing
Motorsport Manager Mac Motorsport ManagerMotorsport ManagerThe ultimate management game for motorsport fans, Motorsport Manager is a highly detailed simulator that lets you become the manager of a high-performance team. You'll hire the drivers, build the cars, and more.11/10/20162016 Q4Simulation
Football Manager 2017 MacFootball Manager 2017Football Manager 2017With over 2,500 real clubs to manage and over 500,000 real footballers and staff to sign, Football Manager 2017 is the most realistic and immersive football management game to date.11/4/20162016 Q4Sports
Oh Sir The Insult Simulator MacOh...Sir!! The Insult SimulatorOh...Sir!! The Insult SimulatorOh...Sir!! The Insult Simulator is an odd game. Assemble witty insults using different word strings, and employ combos, criticals, and more to battle your opponents both offline and online.10/26/20162016 Q4Simulation
Meadow MacMeadowMeadowMeadow is an online experience for old and new fans of the Shelter series to come together. Band together with other animals, find allies or choose to explore alone. This MMO let's you do it all.10/26/20162016 Q4MMO
Civilization 6 MacCivilization 6Civilization 6Civilization 6 is the first major entry in the series since 2010. Civ 6 isn't a drastic change, but it has enough to take the franchise to new heights with better gameplay and graphics. Read more.10/25/20162016 Q4Strategy
Farming Simulator 17 MacFarming Simulator 17Farming Simulator 17In Farming Simulator 17, you take on the role of a modern farmer. Drive over 250 farming vehicles and equipment from over 75 manufacturers, and explore farming possibilities in a new North American environment.10/24/20162016 Q4Simulation
Mad Max MacMad MaxMad MaxMad Max is an action-adventure game from the creators of the Just Cause series. The game takes place in a huge open world and features car combat, exploration, RPG elements and beautiful graphics.10/20/20162016 Q4Action
Aragami Mac artAragamiAragamiAragami is a third person stealth game featuring an undead assassin that can control the shadows. You can teleport to any shadow, become invisible, and even summon a dragon to dispose of your targets.10/4/20162016 Q4Action
Dawn of War 2 MacWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2Dawn of War 2 is a fast real-time strategy game set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000. Experience the brutality of battle as you play through your chosen race’s epic campaign or intense multiplayer matches.9/29/20162016 Q3Strategy
Clustertruck MacClustertruckClustertruckClustertruck is a completely chaotic (and fun) physics-based platformer. Jump your way through insane levels where "the floor is lava" on top of speeding trucks driven by terrible drivers.9/27/20162016 Q3Platformer
Virginia MacVirginiaVirginiaVirginia is a single-player first-person thriller set in a small town with a secret. Experience a missing person investigation through the eyes of graduate FBI agent Anne Tarver and unravel the mystery.9/22/20162016 Q3Adventure
Project Highrise MacProject HighriseProject HighriseProject Highrise is a skyscraper construction and management sim. You must coordinate the construction of everything. Every wall and wire, every office and apartment, but also keep all your tenants happy.9/8/20162016 Q3Simulation
Rocket League MacRocket LeagueRocket LeagueRocket League is a fantastic physics-based soccer game. You get to use your rocket-boosted vehicle to score amazing aerial goals and pull-off incredible game-changing saves.9/8/20162016 Q3Sports

Upcoming Mac Games

Box artNameAboutRelease dateStatusGenre
Cossacks 3 MacCossacks 3Cossacks 3Cossacks 3 is a real-time strategy game and the remake of the 2001 classic. Set in the 17th and 18th centuries of Europe, the original 12 nations will make a return as well as 70 various types of playing units.April 2017
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Strafe MacStrafeStrafeStrafe is a retro-looking shooter that's fast, action-packed, and gory. It pays homage to the older games that created the first-person genre back in the 90s.May 9, 2017
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Elder Scrolls Legends MacElder Scrolls LegendsElder Scrolls LegendsThe Elder Scrolls: Legends is a strategy card game that explores the series’ characters, creatures, deities, and lore. Legends provides challenges that are easy-to-learn but difficult to master. May 2017
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Graveyard Keeper MacGraveyard KeeperGraveyard KeeperFrom the creators of Punch Club comes Graveyard Keeper, a retro-looking medieval cemetery simulator. Build and manage your own graveyard while finding shortcuts to cut costs and earn more money.Summer 2017
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Inner Space MacInnerSpaceInnerSpaceInnerSpace is an exploration flying game set in a world where physics are inverted. What began as a project among college friends evolved into a successful Kickstarter campaign. Mac porting company Aspyr is publishing the game.Summer 2017
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Vikings – Wolves of Midgard MacVikings – Wolves of MidgardVikings – Wolves of MidgardViking - Wolves of Midgard is a Diablo-like hack and slash RPG. The game takes you to the Shores of Midgard, a world based upon the mythology and history of the Vikings, but with a fantasy twist.Summer 2017
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Dungeons 3 MacDungeons 3Dungeons 3As Lord of the forces of evil, it is time to expand your dark empire. Create a unique underground dungeon and raise the most terrifying army the world has ever seen, by choosing from despicable creatures.September 2017
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Routine MacRoutineRoutineRoutine is a first-person survival horror game that takes place in an abandoned base on the moon. There's a feeling of dread instilled by the empty hallways of the base. Except they're not really empty...2017
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Unexplored MacUnexploredUnexploredUnexplored is an accessible yet challenging roguelite action rpg, featuring a fantastic level generator, and a surprising amount of content and depth. Levels are so good, most reviewers can't believe they are randomly generated.2017
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Deus Ex Mankind Divided MacDeus Ex: Mankind DividedDeus Ex: Mankind DividedMankind Divided is the follow-up to the outstanding Human Revolution. Now agent Jensen must go undercover as mechanically augmented humans have been deemed outcasts.2017
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Tooth and Tail MacTooth and TailTooth and TailFrom the creators of Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine comes Tooth and Tail, a arcadey real-time strategy game. Set in a world of animal revolution, Tooth and Tail boils down to a few buttons and intense eight-minute matches. 2017
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Gorogoa MacGorogoaGorogoaGorogoa is a beautiful hand-drawn game that takes place within a puzzle. The game is about solving puzzles by stacking and connecting panels, which may sound simple, but end result is stunning.2017
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Chasm MacChasmChasmChasm is a pixelated adventure game featuring huge procedurally-generated areas. Help our hero, Daltyn, by gaining new abilities and equipment, evade dangerous traps, and defeat hordes of deadly enemies.2017
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Hitman MacHITMANHITMANAs Agent 47, you perform contract hits on high-profile targets in exotic locations around the world. This game comes in episodic form and will feature seven episodes.2017
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Dirt Rally MacDiRT RallyDiRT RallyDiRT Rally aims to be the most authentic and thrilling rally game ever made. Road-tested over 80 million miles by the DiRT community, it perfectly captures that white knuckle feeling of racing on the edge.2017
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ARK Survival Evolved MacARK: Survival EvolvedARK: Survival EvolvedARK: Survival Evolved is an incredible first-person survival game that let's you can craft resources, build a fortress, tame dinosaurs and much more. The game is on Steam Early Access.2017
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Kingdom Come Deliverance MacKingdom Come: DeliveranceKingdom Come: DeliveranceKingdom Come: Deliverance is a role-playing game set in the 15th century. The game has a big focus on historically realistic content and will feature branching questlines and a highly interactive world.2017
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Overland MacOverlandOverlandOverland is a squad-based survival strategy game set in post-apocalyptic North America. Manage fuel supply, weapons, and other items by making the right choices on randomly-generated maps. 2017
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Frozen Synapse 2 MacFrozen Synapse 2Frozen Synapse 2Frozen Synapse 2 is the sequel to the award-winning Frozen Synapse. Command your squads in a vast procedurally generated city: enter any building, perform any mission, execute any strategy.2017
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Rust MacRustRustRust is a survival game about doing whatever it takes to survive. Build a fire, a shelter, kill animals for meat, protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Whatever it takes. The game is on Steam Early Access.2017
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Seasons after Fall MacSeasons After FallSeasons After FallSeasons After Fall is a 2D platforming game that follows a fox as it tries to rescue the lost spirits of the four seasons. You'll be aided by your ability to change the seasons at will.2017
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Before MacBeforeBeforeBefore is a game about survival. Guide your tribe through the challenges of a harsh and unforgiving prehistoric world. It's being created by Facepunch Studios, the team behind Rust.2017
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We Happy Few MacWe Happy Few We Happy FewWe Happy Few is set in a dystopian alternate 1960s England. Its inhabitants are kept under control with a drug called Joy and as part of an underground resistance movement, you'll try to escape. 2017
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Black Mesa MacBlack MesaBlack MesaBlack Mesa is a fan-made remake of Half-Life, Valve's revolutionary debut title. Black Mesa will let you experience the game that raised the bar for the entire game industry all over again.2017
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Divinity Original Sin 2 MacDivinity: Original Sin 2Divinity: Original Sin 2Divinity: Original Sin 2 is an entirely new experience built on the next-gen Divinity Engine. Everything that made the original great returns: Go anywhere, kill anyone, and gather your ultimate RPG party.2017
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7 Days to Die Mac7 Days to Die7 Days to Die7 Days to Die is an open world sandbox game and is a mash up of first-person shooter, survival horror, and role-playing games combining combat, crafting, looting, exploration, and character growth. The game is on Steam Early Access.2017
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Observer MacObserverObserverFrom the creators of Layers of Fear comes Observer. Set in a dystopian Poland in 2084, you play as a police detective that can physically plug into people's' brains and relive their memories.2017
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At the Gates MacAt the GatesAt the GatesAt The Gates is a 4X survival strategy game by Jon Shafer, the lead designer for Civilization 5. You are the ambitious king of a young barbarian tribe seeking glory and the destruction of the old order.2017
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The Long Dark MacThe Long DarkThe Long DarkThe Long Dark is an exploration-survival experience that challenges players as they explore a frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. The game is available on Early Access.2017
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The Walking Dead Season 3 MacThe Walking Dead: A New FrontierThe Walking Dead: A New FrontierA New Frontier picks up right after Season 2's events and will serve as both a bold new entry point for the story, as well as a continuation of the saga that began with Lee and Clementine in 2012.2017
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Batman Telltale Game MacBatman - The Telltale SeriesBatman - The Telltale SeriesBatman is an episodic point-and-click adventure game developed by Telltale Games. The game is based on Bill Finger and Bob Kane's Batman comic book series.2017
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The Signal from Tolva MacThe Signal From TölvaThe Signal From TölvaThe Signal From Tölva is a first-person shooter set on a distant, haunted, future world. Unlock weapons and recruit robots to fight alongside you as rival factions fight to discover the mysterious signal.2017
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Oxygen Not Included Mac Oxygen Not IncludedOxygen Not IncludedOxygen Not Included is a space-colony simulation game from the creators of Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja. Manage your colonists and help them dig, build and maintain a subterranean asteroid base. The game is on Steam Early Access.2017
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Parkitect MacParkitectParkitectParkitect is a simulation game that puts you in charge of the construction and management of theme parks. Design roller coasters and build scenic structures to make your park beautiful. The game is on Steam Early Access.2017
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Sudden Strike 4 MacSudden Strike 4Sudden Strike 4Sudden Strike 4, the real-time strategy series set in WW2 returns. This time it brings bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios and more.2017
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Battletech MacBattletechBattletechBattletech is the first turn-based BattleTech game in over two decades. This huge Kickstarter success is being developed by Harebrained Schemes, the same studio behind the Shadowrun games.2017
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Tacoma MacTacomaTacomaTacoma is the next game from Fullbright Studios, the developers behind the indie hit Gone Home. Tacoma will be set in a space station 200,000 miles from Earth. 2017
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Arma 3 MacArma 3Arma 3Arma 3 is an massive sandbox military tactical shooter. Developed by Bohemia Interactive, this is one painful shooter that requires patience and precision. The game features over 20 vehicles and 40 weapons. The game is on open Beta for Mac.2017
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Outlast 2 MacOutlast 2Outlast 2Outlast 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed survival horror game Outlast. The game is set in the same universe as the first game, but with different characters and a different setting. We are still waiting for an official confirmation on the Mac version.2017
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Homefront the Revolution MacHomefront: The RevolutionHomefront: The RevolutionHomefront: The Revolution is an open-world FPS where you must lead the resistance against a superior military force. The game is already out for Windows but the Mac version is still pending.2017
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LikelyFirst-Person
PAMELA MacP.AM.E.L.A.P.AM.E.L.A.P.A.M.E.L.A. aims to deliver an intense and unforgiving survival experience. Explore, fight, and survive as an awakened sleeper, in a fallen utopian city ravaged by a horrific disease.2017
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Fortnite MacFortniteFortniteFortnite is an co-op survival game where players must gather resources to build and protect themselves. Epic promises an open beta early 2018 and Fortnite should support Apple's Metal API.2018
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Bloodstained MacBloodstainedBloodstained: Ritual of the NightThe most funded Kickstarter game ever, Bloodstained is a side-scrolling platformer featuring RPG and crafting elements. The game comes from Koji Igarashi and is considered Castlevania's spiritual successor.2018
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System Shock MacSystem ShockSystem ShockDeveloped by Night Dive Studios, System Shock is a complete reboot of the classic from 1994 built by a team of industry veterans. The game will be developed using the Unreal Engine and should look amazing.2018
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Into the Breach Mac artInto the BreachInto the BreachInto the Breach is a turn-based strategy game where you'll control powerful mechs from the future to defeat an alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge.Unknown
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Outer Wilds MacOuter WildsOuter WildsOuter Wilds is an open world exploration indie game where you have only 20 minutes before your planet is destroyed. Each replay should help figure out how to save yourself.Unknown
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Unreal Tournament MacUnreal TournamentUnreal TournamentThis is an early version of the Unreal Tournament experience, featuring new content and returning classics. There’s still a lot of work to be done, but you're able to participate and earn in-game rewards.Unknown
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Ylands MacYlandsYlandsYlands is a sandbox game that will captivate you by its beautiful polygon graphics. It comes from the same team behind Arma 3 and will let you create a completely modifiable island.Unknown
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Hot Lava MacHot LavaHot LavaHot Lava is a parkour-survival game from the creators of Don't Starve. Hot Lava is inspired by a game you may have played as a child: The floor is made of molten lava, and if you step on it, you die!Unknown
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Dark Souls MacDark SoulsDark SoulsDark Souls is an action role-playing game featuring tense tense dungeon crawling and fearsome enemy encounters. Dark Souls is famous for being one of the most punishing games ever created.Unknown
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