The Best Dark Games for Mac OS

Update : Vampire Therapist added at rank #44.
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Undead Horde 2: Necropolis (2022)

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As a powerful necromancer you have the ability to raise the dead and command them in battle. With each victory, your army will grow stronger and your city will become more powerful. Undead Horde 2 is an action game with elements from RPG, strategy and hack'n'slash. Rise from the crypt and rebuild!


  • protagonist
  • collector
  • creature
  • strategy
  • rpg
  • dark
  • fantasy
  • hack-and-slash
  • villain
  • building
  • zombies
  • top-down
  • action
  • third-person
  • real-time

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GRIME (2021)

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Dive into the twisted world of GRIME, a challenging yet rewarding action-adventure RPG. Absorb your enemies, use their traits against them, and explore surreal environments. Face the unknown, unlock new abilities, and indulge in death-defying combat. Are you ready to conquer this world of anatomical horror and intrigue?


What we like:
  • Compelling and twisted world
  • Satisfying and responsive combat
  • Engaging exploration and movement
  • Unique parry and absorption mechanics
  • Generous progression system
What could be improved:
  • Lacks a strong narrative
  • Map functionality could be improved
  • Occasional sound glitches during boss battles

  • souls
  • surreal
  • boss
  • metroidvania
  • dark
  • platform
  • action-adventure
  • 2.5d
  • combat
  • boss-fight
  • exploration
  • rpg
  • scroller
  • cinematic
  • action

3

Little Misfortune (2019)

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PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS Linux Android IOS iPhone

Led by her new friend, Mr. Voice, Misfortune ventures into the woods, where mysteries are unraveled and a little bad luck unfolds.


  • dark
  • horror
  • psychological
  • interactive
  • cult
  • cute
  • point-and-click
  • choices
  • humor
  • fantasy
  • exploration
  • story
  • horrors
  • adventure
  • eight-year-old

4

Henchman Story (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Mac OS Linux Xbox One Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Playstation 4

Being a bumbling supervillain's henchman is a thankless job. The spandex chafes, there's tons of late nights, and your boss rarely remembers your name. But in this narrative adventure you'll soon discover that - sometimes - even the choices of the lowliest henchman can change everything.

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  • dark
  • comedy
  • choices
  • comic
  • humor
  • conversation
  • visual-novel
  • fiction
  • multiple-endings
  • book
  • replay-value
  • interactive
  • funny
  • story
  • 2d

5

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark (2021)

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PC Windows Playstation 5 stadia Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X Mac OS Linux Playstation 4 Xbox One

Delouse your room with sage and pack up your travel-sized ouija board, it’s time to re-enter Twin Lakes - America’s 34th most haunted city. Join Detective McQueen as he puzzles his way through 6 chilling cases, risking life and pixelated limb to solve the macabre mysteries that plague the poor town.


  • comedy
  • point-and-click
  • dark
  • detective
  • funny
  • pixel
  • text
  • investigation
  • humor
  • mystery
  • supernatural
  • fiction
  • story
  • visual-novel
  • atmospheric

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Please, Touch the Artwork 2 (2024)

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A handpainted cozy hidden object adventure. Explore a surreal world. Collect items for its quirky inhabitants. Fix damaged paintings and solve casual puzzles. Help a lost skeleton painter find his way home. This game is short but 100% FREE (no ads, no dlc's).

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  • hidden-object
  • dark
  • surreal
  • zen-puzzle
  • point-and-click
  • casual
  • narrative-adventure
  • puzzle
  • humor
  • cats
  • adventure
  • hand-drawn
  • colourful
  • friends-and-family
  • exploration

7

Freedom Finger (2019)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Mac OS

Shoot 'em Up, Punch 'em Up, F$ 'em Up! Freedom Finger is a music driven, side-scrolling shooter that sends you blasting, punching, and smashing your way across 36 levels of bat$#!% crazy cartoon action. Starring Nolan North, John DiMaggio, Eric Bauza, and Sam Riegel! Freedom Finger sends you blasting, punching, and smashing your way across 37 levels of crazy cartoon action. Featuring a unique soundtrack including music by Red Fang, Aesop Rock, METZ, Power Trip, Com Truise, White Fence, Ty Segall, Makeup and Vanity Set, True Widow, The Radio Dept., Drab Majesty, John Maus, Vektroid, Danimal Cannon, Cleaners from Venus, and many more! Freedom Finger features classic shmup gameplay blended with melee combat! You're flying a giant fist, so use it! Punch, toss, and smash enemies to smithereens! The unique Grab attack allows you to capture enemies; use them as a shield or wield their guns against their own comrades! Rhythm based chaos! The music is heavily connected to the gameplay, so things like enemies, bosses, attacks, and events are synced to the music. Fight your way through 37 handcrafted levels, spread out over 12 worlds! Each world features new enemies, power-ups, and challenges!


  • dark
  • cartoony
  • comedy
  • humor
  • music
  • bullet-hell
  • scroller
  • shoot-em-up
  • hand-drawn
  • space
  • fast-paced
  • funny
  • 2d
  • shooter
  • story

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Antioch: Scarlet Bay (2022)

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Antioch: Scarlet Bay is an online cooperative narrative adventure. Play as two detectives working together to solve a murder in the shadowy city of Antioch. Wander in a city filled with characters with their own agendas and attitudes, all your decisions change the story and lead to multi endings.

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  • choices
  • dark
  • multiple-endings
  • noir
  • cooperative
  • asynchronous
  • comic
  • 1990s
  • fiction
  • thriller
  • detective
  • comedy
  • interactive
  • visual-novel
  • book

9

Pineapple on pizza (2023)

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Linux Mac OS PC Windows

Can a video game convey a flavor?

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  • dark
  • short
  • cartoony
  • humor
  • walking-simulator
  • comedy
  • emotional
  • exploration
  • first-person
  • atmospheric
  • colourful

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Shapik: The Moon Quest (2020)

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SHAPIK: The Moon Quest is a touching and atmospheric quest, the story of which unfolds in a mysterious world after a nuclear war.

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  • beautiful
  • casual
  • point-and-click
  • touch-friendly
  • hand-drawn
  • cute
  • atmospheric
  • nature
  • post-apocalyptic
  • surreal
  • puzzle
  • dark
  • adventure
  • family-friendly
  • story

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