The Best Linear Games for Mac OS

Update : Immortal Mantis: Revenge added at rank #20.
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HOOK 2 (2022)

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Linux Mac OS IOS iPhone PC Windows

Get Hook’d on unhooking the hooks again.

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  • linear
  • relaxing
  • 3d
  • puzzle
  • minimalist
  • casual
  • logic
  • abstract
  • family-friendly

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Smile For Me (2019)

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

A heartbroken clown, wayward souls, and juicy mechanical lips. As “The Big Event" draws near, help the troubled residents of the Habitat and de-mask the mysterious Doctor Habit... before it's too late.

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  • horror
  • lgbtq
  • fmv
  • point-and-click
  • conversation
  • surreal
  • psychological
  • linear
  • hand-drawn
  • multiple-endings
  • cute
  • cartoony
  • 3d
  • first-person
  • comedy

3

Discolored (2019)

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Mac OS xbla Xbox 360 Xbox One Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone PC Windows

Discolored is a strange and surreal puzzle adventure, taking place over two-or-so hours in a single desolate location. Your mission: restore the color to this once-vibrant world. What caused the colors to disappear? How can they be brought back? As you explore, you'll solve an array of inventive puzzles and uncover a selection of clues - leading you to discover the deeper secrets of this strange place at the end of an abandoned highway.Features:

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  • walking-simulator
  • surreal
  • conspiracy
  • linear
  • point-and-click
  • hidden-object
  • minimalist
  • relaxing
  • puzzle
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • first-person
  • story
  • detective
  • mystery

4

Cleo - a pirate's tale (2021)

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PC Windows Mac OS

Cleo is a solo-developed, top-down, pixel-art, retro, pirate adventure with a lot of nostalgic flair, humor and a linear story, inspired by the old Zelda games and the classic LucasArts adventure games.


  • investigation
  • pirates
  • 1990s
  • logic
  • linear
  • narration
  • top-down
  • comedy
  • point-and-click
  • action-adventure
  • pixel
  • funny
  • 2d
  • old-school
  • retro

5

Shatter Remastered Deluxe (2022)

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

Relive the award-winning classic that redefined the brick-breaking genre. Shatter returns in stunning 4K resolution running at 120fps, with a modernised UI, and multiple visual improvements. Re-experience the highly acclaimed original soundtrack, remixed and remastered in 5.1 surround sound.

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  • destruction
  • cooperative
  • 1980s
  • cyberpunk
  • arcade
  • abstract
  • attack
  • score
  • local
  • physics
  • linear
  • colourful
  • futuristic
  • space
  • pvp

6

The Multi-Medium (2023)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux

The Multi-Medium is a visually unique 2D puzzle platform adventure in which you play as an interdimensional explorer lost in the multiverse. Travel to diverse worlds, each drawn or painted by hand in a different medium and style, in search of your place in the cosmos.

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  • platform
  • science
  • 2d
  • hand-drawn
  • scroller
  • stylized
  • linear
  • colourful
  • puzzle
  • sci-fi
  • story
  • atmospheric
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • funny

7

Snapshot (2021)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux

Magic and science. Past and future. But what of the present?


  • platform
  • linear
  • fiction
  • visual-novel
  • narration
  • puzzle
  • interactive
  • text
  • casual
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • casually-paced
  • abstract
  • philosophical
  • action-adventure

8

Snowdome (2020)

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Mac OS PC Windows

For Tan Yan, there is little hope his life will change. It's like his whole life is trapped inside a snowdome, unable to escape. But, what if, one day, he's given the chance to make a change?

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  • conversation
  • linear
  • lore
  • visual-novel
  • narration
  • stylized
  • 2.5d
  • procedural
  • psychological
  • text
  • drama
  • anime
  • story
  • atmospheric
  • sci-fi

9

Snake Galaxy Online (2023)

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Mac OS PC Windows IOS iPhone Android

Snake Galaxy Online is a 3D game based on the famous Snake. Travel the universe, save the people of the stars and defeat evil in this fun adventure for all ages.

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  • action-adventure
  • cartoony
  • 3d
  • linear
  • stylized
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • pvp
  • colourful
  • retro
  • casual
  • story

10

Epiphany City (2022)

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Mac OS PC Windows

Use magical picture frames to manipulate the world around you in mind-bending ways. Turn paintings to life, change time, & re-imagine objects to suit your needs. Follow Lily, a girl who's lost all hope, as she steals powers from the strongest superhero, leaving it up to her to save the world.

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  • hand-drawn
  • emotional
  • drama
  • anime
  • story
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • funny
  • linear
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • cute
  • 2d
  • top-down
  • visual-novel

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