50 Free Games for Mac OS Which Topped the Download Chart

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Apple Mac OS is the 2nd most usable Operating System after Windows OS from Microsoft. There are plenty of applications and software for Mac OS, but most of users are not aware of games which are dedicated to Mac OS. We rolled the dice, shuffled the deck, spun the dial, and came up with 50 irresistible Mac freeware games which not only the interesting to play but topped the CNET download chart also.

 

With the recent release of Steam for the Mac, the platform is receiving some great press for becoming a far more usable gaming platform. But what if your Mac isn’t quite powerful enough to run the latest releases? Or maybe you don’t have the money to splash out on the latest blockbuster titles? Today we’re rounding up over fifty games in a variety of genres, ranging from shooters to strategy, arcade to card decks. These are completely free. Who said the Mac wasn’t for playing games? It’s time to change your mind and move on to these games for another experience, bet it will not be lesser than Windows OS.

 

Free Mac OS Games

 

1. The Sims 2 University

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Your Sims are now young adults leaving home to live the ultimate college fantasy. Immerse them in college life as they become the Big Sim on Campus. They’ll relish their new-found freedom as they party with friends, join fraternities and sororities and pull outrageous pranks.

 

2. Spider-Man 2

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Spiderman is a third-person action/adventure, based on the Marvel comic series. Players play as Spiderman, high school student Peter Parker who is bitten by a radioactive spider and granted tremendous powers.

 

3. Pac the Man 2

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Pac the Man is a clone of the arcade classic PacMan. It has improved graphics, gameplay and sound effects.
What’s new in this version:
Increased memory usage in OS9.
Fixed internal event processing problems which should also fix input problems on some machines.

 

4. America’s Army: Special Forces

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In America’s Army: Special Forces, players attempt to earn Green Beret status by completing individual and collective training missions drawn from the Special Forces Assignment and Selection (SFAS) process.

 

5. Doom 3

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he ruins of an ancient Martian civilization have unlocked the secrets to teleportation, and the UAC will stop at nothing to harness this world-altering technology. As part of a marine detachment sent to protect the facility, your duty seemed simple enough until the invasion.

 

6. Harry the Handsome Executive

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Harry the Handsome Executive is not your ordinary game. In this adventure, you find yourself in an ergonomically correct chair, embarking on various missions delegated by your less-than-friendly manager.

 

7. Solitaire XL

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Solitaire XL is a stunning version of the well known one-person card game, Klondike Solitaire. It builds on the power of Cocoa and OpenGL to provide integrated 3D effects during gameplay.

 

8. GSX Snowboard

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GSX Snowboard is a simple, top-scrolling, snowboard racing game where you try to get down the mountain with the fastest time. During the race, you will need to avoid obstacles such as snow-covered trees, stein-holding barmaids, and reindeer throwing snowballs at you.

 

9. Royal Flush

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Royal Flush is a pinball simulation game that very accurately mimics the classic “Royal Flush” machine that first appeared in arcades way back in 1976. The graphics are entirely based on the original table and the sound effects come straight from the old school: you can even hear the silver ball rolling on the wood-paneled table.

 

10. StepMania

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tepMania is capable of playing many game types. Currently, it supports games similar to Dance Dance Revolution, Pump It Up, EZ 2 Dancer, and Para Para Paradise. In the future, it will support games similar to BeatMania, Guitar Freaks, and DrumMania.

 

11. MacChess

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MacChess is a simple adaptation of this classic strategy game. Features include easy levels for beginners to play, an expanded opening book, an option to show you your best move, and a log to record your moves.

 

12. SimCity 4 Rush Hour

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Your City is on the move. Take complete control of your city’s transportation system including roads, rail, air, and waterways. Watch you approval rating skyrocket as you get your Sims on the go.

 

13. Santa’s Gift Drop

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The download file is the Flash game itself, not an installer, so be sure to save it where you can find it again. You control Santa’s sleigh, which has an elf riding shotgun in back.

 

14. glTron

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glTron is an open source, 3D ‘Tron’-style game. The object is simple: each player must drive his or her ‘light cycle’ along a computer-generated grid and dodge the other racers.

 

15. KKGames

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KKGames is a collection of five creative and educational games for young children. In WordSpell, children drag letters to form words for the computer to speak. With MosaicPatterns, children can make stained-glass designs that can then be printed out.

 

16. Unreal Tournament: Infiltration Mod

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nfiltration is a military modification for Unreal Tournament. It combines the power of the Unreal Tournament game engine with a military look and feel (not to mention the ability to play against your friends or intelligent computer-controlled bots in custom levels).

 

17. Mystery Island II

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You escape the final blast and wash up on a tropical island. The situation, as you find out, is a much more grim that you originally anticipated. The fate of humankind now rests in your hands.

 

18. X-Moto

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X-Moto is a challenging 2D motocross platform game, where physics play an all important role in the gameplay. You need to control your bike to its limit, if you want to have a chance finishing the more difficult of the challenges.

 

19. Asteroid Storm

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The game contains an infinite amount of computer-generated levels as well as several levels with written introductions that tell you the story of your voyage into the storm.

 

20. Table Tennis Pro

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Bring the fast-paced game of table tennis, better known to some as ping-pong, to your desktop. Using a unique artificial intelligence engine, Table Tennis Pro pits you against several opponents with different styles, strengths, and weaknesses, all in a nicely rendered 3D environment.

 

21. MacSnake

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It’s a snake that you can move around to catch dots. It will get longer and it gets more difficult every time.

 

22. The Belt

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The Belt is an arcade game that pits you against another opponent in a battle to the finish. Vaguely reminiscent of old-style games where opposing turrets would fire against the wind to blow each other up, The Belt incorporates more strategy along with different kinds of weapons and zany creatures to provide a unique arcade experience.

 

23. Maelstrom

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You pilot your ship through the dreaded ‘Maelstrom’ asteroid belt–suddenly your best friend thrusts towards you and fires, directly at your cockpit. You raise your shields just in time, and the battle is joined.

 

24. The Kangaroo Jack Airplane

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If you can’t catch Kangaroo Jack on the ground, why not try the air? From high above the outback in your rented plane you can easily spot Kangaroo Jack and his fast-moving marsupial mates and slow them down with tranquilizer darts.

 

25. Bubble Pop

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Want to have a small game to distract you from time to time without needing to play it for hours? Then have a look at Bubble Pop. Bubble Pop is a board-like game which target is to remove as many bubbles from the board as possible.

 

26. Facade

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Facade is an attempt to move beyond traditional branching or hyperlinked narrative to create a fully-realized, one-act interactive drama, integrating an interdisciplinary set of artistic practices and artificial intelligence technologies.

 

27. N

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N is a Flash-based, 2D puzzle/platformer. Play as a ninja trapped in a world of well-meaning, inadvertently homicidal robots. Version 1.2 now includes a whopping 150 levels to challenge any potential ninja masters.

 

28. Tranquility

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Tranquility is a totally new gaming experience. Every Tranquility player experiences personalized games created by the TQworld servers. Game levels consist of geometric shapes moving in intricate patterns.

 

29. Mahjong In Poculis

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The ultimate Mahjong game with 300 levels and 6 fun scenarios: Christmas, Halloween, Asian, Easter, Wonderland and Future. This game is definitely designed for the mahjong lovers, and for those who enjoy challenging memorization and have a sharp eye.

 

30. Sauerbraten

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Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS. Much like the original Cube, the aim of this game is not necessarily to produce the most features & eyecandy possible, but rather to allow map/geometry editing to be done dynamically in-game, to create fun gameplay and an elegant engine.

 

31. PongWars

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PongWars essentially merges the game of “Pong” with the sci-fi classic “Star Wars” into one grotesquely twisted abonination. It features 640×480 graphics and animation, multiple channels of paddle-blasting sci-fi sound, an in-game MOD music soundtrack, and great 1 or 2 player action promising many hours of nostalgic revery for any 1970’s geek.

 

32. HunterDeer

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HunterDeer is a novelty game, in which you play the part of a deer who turns the tables on human hunters.

 

33. Cowy the Minesweeper

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Cowy the Minesweeper represents the evolution of the Minesweeper game into the third dimension. While the basic rules of the game are the same as in the classic Minesweeper, Cowy the Minesweeper was extended with some unique features.

 

34. 3DBlur

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3DBlur is a Cocoa-based first-person game in which you fly a vehicle through a series of canyons, gaining as many points as you can before you crash. Score points by flying under rocks and other obstacles that block your path.

 

35. Whack ’em All

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A simple game reminiscent of old shooting gallery favorites like Duck Hunt. Kill the Road to Perdition gangsters before they kill you!

 

36. The Hunt

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The Hunt is a First Person Shooter in which you are a zombies hunter in a special eradication mission. All the scores are online, with comments and ranking. Made by Stonetrip with the ShiVa 3D engine, this next gen free game include all the special effect and technology for a great immersion.

 

37. Snes9x

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Snes9x is a portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator and is the only SNES emulator available for MacOS X. Various flavors of this popular emulator exist for OSX today, however Zones version is currently the official version.

 

38. SuperTux

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Tux the Penguin’s girlfriend, Penny, has been kidnapped! Tux must run, jump and stomp enemies while tracking her down! SuperTux is an open source 2D side-scroller taking strong inspiration from the Super Mario Bros. games for Nintendo.

 

39. Nexuiz

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Though not on par with contemporary games in the genre, Nexuiz makes for a great first person shooter experience. Early Quake and Doom fans will feel right at home with the simplified graphics in this game.

 

40. Space Combat

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Space Combat is a space simulator where all of the laws of physics are accurately applied to your vehicle. You enter the spaceship mass, size, and thruster and engine powers and locations and see how the resulting ship handles… with the physics being accurate.

 

41. Kiki the Nanobot

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This game, still in development, is a mix between Sokoban and Kula-World. Kiki the Nanobot revolves around the theme of nanotechnology, putting you in an immersive, surreal environment. You play as Kiki, a small robot in the nano world.

 

42. Open Fire

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What is there for a lone man in a tower, armed only with his trusty rocket launcher, unlimited ammo, and cunning wits, to do with an endless stream of lemming-like tanks and army jeeps? Blow them up for fun, perhaps?

 

43. Patience

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Patience 1.2 is the card game Patience (also known as Klondike and Solitaire) for Mac OS X. As well as allowing the user to play the game, it also supports custom backgrounds and card sets.

 

44. SimpleYahtzee

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There are 13 different scoring boxes and the game does not end until all 13 are filled. Different boxes require different combinations of dice (see the section on Scoring the Game below) to get good scores.

 

45. FlightGear

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FlightGear Flight Simulator is an open-source flight simulator created by the FlightGear project. Source code for the entire project is available from a CVS repository and licensed under GNU General Public License (GPL).

 

46. Freecell

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A Freecell game for the Mac that doesn’t suck! Freecell is a classic solitaire card game which you can win almost every time, if you have the skill. Features include beautiful graphics, full undo and redo, game attempt history record, and hint function.

 

47. Bommo Sweeper X

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Find the hidden bommos (mines) by flagging them and not blowing yourself up. If all non-bommo spots are found, you win the game.

 

48. Komi

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You play the role of Komi, a space frog charged with the simple duty of retrieving stolen money from endless legions of bad guys. This game gives you an unlimited number of levels, multiple enemy types, and an original musical score. It also comes with source code included.

 

49. Excalibur: Morgana’s Revenge (EMR)

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EMR is a unique scenario based upon the Aleph One engine. It is a first-person action adventure game, featuring an epic and in-depth story line. As a Federation Marine, you start aboard the exploration class Starship Kronos where you learn of your epic mission.

 

50. Boggle

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This is the game Boggle, where you attempt to make words from a 4×4 or 5×5 grid of letters before 3 minutes is up. You can play alone or with friends.