The Best First-person shooter Games for Mac OS

Update : Classic Marathon added at rank #43.
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DUSK (2018)

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DUSK is a glorious throwback to the shooters of the 90s, featuring all the graphical fidelity of Quake and the gunplay of DOOM and Duke Nukem 3D. The game world is polygonal with sharp visuals, while its soundtrack consists of edgy, heavy metal riffs. Players must fight their way through unique levels filled with creative enemies who each have distinct sound cues to let you know what's around the corner. There are also two distinct combat power-ups, infinite rounds per minute and SUPERHOT-style slow motion.


What we like:
  • Fast
  • Responsive controls
  • Creative roster of demonic opponents
  • Extra ammo and health rewards for exploration
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Cathartic infighting feature
  • Two distinct combat power-ups
  • Edgy heavy metal soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Sharp difficulty curve
  • Illusory walls that look like impassible walls
  • Mislabeled switches can drop you into a pit filled with enemies

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • retro
  • classic
  • horror

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System Shock (2023)

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

Dive into the rebirth of a legendary game with System Shock! Battle cyborgs and mutants in a space station, under the control of a psychotic AI. With immersive gameplay, challenging combat and puzzles, you'll need to think your way through Citadel Station to save humanity.


What we like:
  • Immersive gameplay with challenging combat and puzzles
  • Wide range of weapons and gadgets
  • Atmospheric and immersive atmosphere
  • Faithful remake of a classic game with improvements and additions
  • Well-balanced difficulty settings
What could be improved:
  • Confusing and tedious cyberspace sections
  • Lack of clear objectives and guidance
  • Unresolved issues due to abandonment by developers

  • first-person
  • shooter
  • cyberpunk
  • remake
  • fps
  • horror
  • sci-fi
  • classic
  • inventory
  • robots
  • maze
  • simulation
  • immersive
  • puzzle
  • survival-horror

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Metro Exodus (2019)

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

Flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness. Explore vast, non-linear levels, lose yourself in an immersive, sandbox survival experience, and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year in the greatest Metro adventure yet.


  • shooter
  • post-apocalyptic
  • first-person
  • fps
  • stealth
  • survival
  • survival-horror
  • open-world
  • story
  • novel

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SUPERHOT (2016)

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Xbox One Linux Mac OS PC Windows

Superhot is an innovative shooter that puts players in control of time as they battle their way through a thrilling narrative and intense levels. Players must use their skills to make quick decisions, manage time, and defeat their enemies with fists, guns, swords, or thrown objects. With a satisfying post-level replay system and Matrix-like script that keeps players engaged throughout the game's two hour campaign, Superhot is sure to please gamers looking for a thrilling challenge.


What we like:
  • Innovative shooter gameplay
  • Control of time mechanic adds challenge and excitement
  • Thrilling narrative with unexpected plot points
  • Tight fat-free campaign perfect length
What could be improved:
  • Some challenge modes are lame
  • No multiplayer modes exist
  • Limited colorblind modes available

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps

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BioShock Infinite (2013)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One Linux Mac OS Xbox 360 Playstation 3

Indebted to the wrong people, with his life on the line, veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now hired gun, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • cover
  • story
  • narrative
  • combat
  • steampunk
  • battle
  • thought-provoking

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Devil Daggers (2016)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux

Devil Daggers is a first-person arena shooter inspired by arcade games and a 1990s aesthetic. Players take the role of a bunny-hopping, demon-slaying champion as they take on hordes of angry skulls, monolithic living totems and other hellish foes. With creativity, memory and skill players can upgrade their attacks to become even stronger and defeat the ultimate boss.


What we like:
  • Rich sound effects
  • Nostalgic visuals
  • Leaderboard challenges
  • Smooth gameplay experience
What could be improved:
  • Not accessible to everyone due to 1990s aesthetics
  • No level-based shooter option

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • arena
  • fps
  • shotgun

7

Isonzo (2022)

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

Ferocious Alpine warfare will test your tactical skills in this authentic WW1 FPS. Battle among the scenic peaks, rugged valleys and idyllic towns of northern Italy. The Great War on the Italian Front is brought to life and elevated to unexpected heights!

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  • shooter
  • first-person
  • war
  • fps
  • historical
  • multiplayer
  • tactical
  • battle
  • realistic
  • i
  • artillery
  • military
  • pvp
  • combat

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SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE (2020)

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

Prepare for an intense first-person shooter experience in SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE. Time only moves when you do, as you shoot, slice, and explode your way through challenging combat encounters. Discover the meaning behind the mesmerizing gameplay and unravel the truth. Are you ready?


What we like:
  • Solid core gameplay
  • Wide variety of power-ups
  • Engaging twist to the formula
  • Powerful soundtrack
  • Fun and engaging gimmick
What could be improved:
  • Repetitive and boring after a while
  • Tedious game progression
  • Obnoxious meta commentary
  • Lack of variety
  • Overstays its welcome

  • shooter
  • rogue-like
  • first-person
  • fps
  • narrative
  • time
  • minimalist
  • puzzle
  • action

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Prodeus (2020)

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Xbox One Nintendo Switch Mac OS PC Windows

Prodeus is a modern take on the classic FPS genre, with a feel reminiscent of Doom. Featuring incredible action and sound design, you'll feel like an unstoppable force as you blast through enemies with an extensive arsenal. With no real story to speak of, Prodeus is all about the action and intensity - making it the finest single-player shooter of the year so far!


What we like:
  • Incredible action and sound design
  • Extensive arsenal
  • Smooth flow
  • Retro FPS mechanics with modern advances
  • Chaotic fun
What could be improved:
  • No real story to speak of
  • Cribbed weapons from elsewhere
  • Confusing economy and overworld

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • retro

10

Verdun (2015)

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Playstation 4 Android Linux Mac OS PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox One

Merciless trench warfare immerses you and your squad in intense battles of attack and defense. Verdun is the first multiplayer FPS set in an authentic World War One setting offering a rarely seen battlefield experience.


  • shooter
  • squad
  • first-person
  • fps
  • bolt-action
  • multiplayer
  • war
  • tactical
  • artillery
  • historical
  • realistic

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