Games have been a form of leisure for centuries now. With the digital age, games have appeared on our laptops and mobile devices. Here, let’s discuss the top 10 best app store games for mac.
1. Hollow Knight
Hollow Knight is an action-adventure game released by Team Cherry in 2017. The story revolves around a nameless knight exploring the town Hollownest and discovering its secrets. The gameplay is challenging with some difficult levels. The lure of the game is enormous and players still do not have answers to some of the questions. A spin-off game with one of the characters of the main game named Hornet is in development now.
2. Rise of the Tomb Raider
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an adventure game released by Crystal Dynamics in 2015. The story revolves around the protagonist Lara Croft and her pursuit through the lost city. The game mechanics include shooting, stealth, and exploration. The series is a long-standing one with its first release in 1996. The sequel of the aforementioned game is in works.
SOMA is a survival-horror game released by Frictional Games in September of 2015. The game released in all the leading platforms. The story takes place in an underwater remote research facility that contains robots exhibiting human characteristics. The protagonist Simon Jarett tries to make sense of the situation in the facility and finding a way out alive. It is a game created by the developers of the widely acclaimed Amnesia series.
Firewatch is an adventure game released by Campo Studio in February of 2016. The game was made use of the Unity platform. The story is about the Yellowstone fires of 1988. Henry, the protagonist, experiences strange things and ventures out to explore the wilds with the assistance of his peers. The game was widely acclaimed by critics and has won various game awards in 2016.
Celeste is a platforming game released by Matt Makes Games in January of 2018. The game uses the XNA engine. The story is about a young lady named Madeline climbing the Celeste mountain and surviving & facing all the obstacles ahead of her. The game contains most of the platformer mechanics and has won many awards after its release. Downloadable content to progress the story of the game is also released.
6. Stardew Valley
Stardew Valley is a simulation role-playing game released by Sickhead Games in February of 2016. The story is about a person sick of the daily routine, city life ventures out to take care of the farm of his deceased grandfather in a valley called Stardew. In brief, it is a farming simulator with addictive gameplay mechanics.
7. The Banner Saga
The Banner Saga is a role-playing game released by Versus Evil in January of 2016. The game takes place in the fictional world from the Norse mythology and follows two main protagonists & their war against the Dredge. The game spawned two sequels after the initial success of the original game. A multiplayer version of the game was released as well.
8. Layers of Fear
Layers of Fear is a horror game released by Bloober in February of 2016. The story is about a psychologically disturbed painter that explores a Victorian mansion trying to finish his magnum opus. It is a first-person game filled with jumpscares. DLC, which follows up on the story of the game, is also available. The success of the game spawned a sequel that was released in 2019.
9. Portal 2
Portal 2 is a puzzle-platform game released by Valve Corporation in April of 2011. The story is a direct follow up of the events of the first Portal. The player controls Chell, who navigates the Aperture Science Enrichment Center during its reconstruction by a supercomputer. The game is well received because of its game mechanics and writing.
Undertale is a role-playing game released by Toby Fox in September of 2015. The game runs on the GameMaker engine. The game starts with a child falling into the underground and meeting many monsters & foes along the way. The player’s objective is trying to find a way out of the underground. The game has multiple endings based on the actions taken in the game.