The 50 best games released in 2018 on Mac OS.

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Once again, 2018 has been a great year for video games, we have selected the 50 best games released in 2018. The games may have been available on other platforms before, but if you only play on Mac OS here is the best 50 games that you could play this year.

1# Dead Cells - 2018

Review89Score

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.

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3# Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - 2018

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Featuring gritty, grounded, fluid Multiplayer combat, the biggest Zombies offering ever with three full undead adventures at launch, and Blackout, where the universe of Black Ops comes to life in one massive battle royale experience. Multiplayer raises the bar, delivering the most thrilling grounded combat experience yet with a focus on tactical gameplay and player choice. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 delivers the biggest Day 1 Zombies offering ever with three full experiences at launch: IX, Voyage of Despair, and Blood of the Dead.

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4# Celeste - 2018

Review93Score

Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain.

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5# Overcooked! 2 - 2018

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Overcooked returns with a brand-new helping of chaotic cooking action! Journey back to the Onion Kingdom and assemble your team of chefs in classic couch co-op or online play for up to four players. Hold onto your aprons… it’s time to save the world again!

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6# Total War: WARHAMMER II - 2017

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Strategy gaming perfected. A breath-taking campaign of exploration, expansion and conquest across a fantasy world. Turn-based civilisation management and real-time epic strategy battles with thousands of troops and monsters at your command.

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7# Into the Breach - 2018

Review91Score

Control powerful mechs from the future to defeat an alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge in this turn-based strategy game.

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8# The Banner Saga 3 - 2018

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Banner Saga 3 is the final dramatic chapter in the mature, story-driven Viking RPG series which has won over 20 awards and has been nominated for 4 BAFTA awards. As the world continues to crumble around you, who can you trust, how will you protect your allies and what choices will you make as the Darkness draws near?

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9# BattleTech - 2018

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Take command of your own mercenary outfit of 'Mechs and the MechWarriors that pilot them, struggling to stay afloat as you find yourself drawn into a brutal interstellar civil war.

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10# Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 - Roads - 2018

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Two brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz, are forced to run away from home after a tragic incident in Seattle. In fear of the police, Sean & Daniel head to Mexico while attempting to conceal a sudden & mysterious supernatural power.

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11# Iconoclasts - 2018

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Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.

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13# Donut County - 2018

Review79Score

Donut County is a story-based physics puzzle game where you play as an ever-growing hole in the ground. Meet cute characters, steal their trash, and throw them in a hole.

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14# Moonlighter - 2018

Review82Score

People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was founded near the excavation site providing refuge and a place for adventurers to sell their hard-earned riches. Run Your Own Shop Fight With Style Restore the Village Craft and Enchant Get the Loot Explore various dungeons

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15# Muse Dash - 2018

Review97Score

Play as characteristic Heroines, Dash through fairy tale like stages, Dancing to the rhythm and beats, Kick those silly cute enemies into outer space!

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16# The Gardens Between - 2018

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The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure through memory, moments and time that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into a mysterious world of beautiful garden islands. The player can traverse back and forwards in time to discover each garden’s secrets and, along the way, reveal a story about friendship, childhood and growing up.

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19# CHUCHEL - 2018

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Join the hairy hero Chuchel and his rival Kekel in their quest to retrieve the precious cherry and face numerous puzzles and challenges!. Cheerful situational humor, wild music and sounds by the band DVA and dozens of hilarious gags that warm up even the coldest of souls.

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20# Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia - 2018

Review76Score

From the multi-award-winning strategy series, A Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia combines huge real-time battles with engrossing turn-based campaign, set at a critical flashpoint in history. Anglo-Saxons, Gaelic clans and Viking settlers clash for control. What Kingdom will you build?

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22# Mark of the Ninja Remastered - 2018

Review91Score

You must be silent, agile & clever to outwit your opponents in a world of gorgeous scenery and flowing animation. Key Features: True Stealth Experience: Player-centric gameplay rewards choice, be it finishing the game without killing anyone or assassinating all who stand in your way. Special Edition DLC Included: Dosans Tale adds a new character, level, items, and Dev commentary.

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23# Reigns: Game Of Thrones - 2018

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Through the fiery visions of Melisandre, claim the Iron Throne as Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and more to carefully navigate the complex relationships and hostile factions of the Seven Kingdoms. Impose Your Will: Swipe left or right to change the fate of the Seven Kingdoms forever as you hear the impassioned pleas and unpredictable demands from the people of Westeros.

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24# Unavowed - 2018

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A demon has possessed you and used your body to tear a swath of bloodshed through New York. You are now free, but life as you knew it is over. Your only path forward is joining the Unavowed - an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil. No matter what the cost.

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25# Runner3 - 2018

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Hes ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, slide, kick, float, drive, fly, and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling and joyous levels! - Players can spend their hard-earned Gildans and gems on costumes, capes, accessories, and more! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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26# Rusty Lake Paradise - 2018

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Rusty Lake Paradise is set on a small remote island which is cursed by the ten plagues of Egypt. Solve all the mysteries of this dark, macabre puzzle adventure. Paradise builds upon the distinctive atmosphere and excitement from the Rusty Lake series.

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27# The Jackbox Party Pack 5 - 2018

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It’s the biggest Party Pack yet, including the return of the classic pop culture trivia mash-up YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream; the game of hilarious hypotheticals Split the Room; the lyric-writing, robot rap battle Mad Verse City; the inventive drawing game Patently Stupid; and the outer space fling-fest Zeeple Dome.

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28# Where the Water Tastes Like Wine - 2018

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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a Narrative-Adventure game about traveling, sharing stories, and surviving manifest destiny. Featuring gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations, Where the Water Tastes Like Wine combines 2D visuals with a 3D overworld US map. Players wander across a folkloric Depression era United States at their own pace, meeting strangers with their own stories to tell.

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29# Wandersong - 2018

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Play as a silly bard who embarks on a globe-trotting journey to learn about the mysterious Earthsong, said to prevent the universes imminent end. It's up to you to sing your songs, unlock the world's secrets and make new friends! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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32# Chasm - 2018

Review78Score

Thrilled to prove your worth as a knight, you track strange rumors that a mine vital to the Kingdom has been shut down. But what you discover in the mining town is worse than you imagined: The townspeople have disappeared, kidnapped by supernatural creatures emerging from the depths. Honor-bound to solve the mystery and restore peace to the Kingdom, you embark upon an epic adventure, with deadly battles against cunning monsters, exploration of ancient catacombs and castles, and powerful new equipment hidden at every turn.

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33# Forgotton Anne - 2018

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Step into a hand-animated realm of wonder in which everyday objects take on a life of their own. Uncover the Forgotlings’ mysteries & harness magical forces as you embark upon a quest to return home.

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34# #WarGames - 2018

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You shape the story as Kelly (aka L1ghtman) and her clan of misfit hackers transform from pranksters to international hacker celebrities, taking on the powers that be under the handle #WarGames. #WarGames is a new interactive show from Sam Barlow.

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35# FAR: Lone Sails - 2018

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Key Features - Master your vessel: Maintain and upgrade your vehicle to overcome numerous obstacles and natural hazards. - Discover a unique world: Explore a desolate dried-out seabed, follow the trails of your people and find relics and buildings, that tell the story of a civilization on the run. - Experience an atmospheric journey: Let the sky full of clouds pass by and heed the wind that drives your sails towards the horizon.

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36# Semblance - 2017

Review75Score

Semblance is an innovative platformer with deformable terrain, set in a beautiful minimalist world. It’s a game that asks, what if you could deform and reshape the world itself? Semblance takes the idea of a ‘platform’ in a platformer and turns it on its head.

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37# Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle - 2018

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Help legendary horror icon Jason Voorhees stalk and slay campers across 100+ puzzle levels in a hilariously off kilter puzzle game. Jason will terrorize victims from the campgrounds of Crystal Lake to the highrises of Manhattan, from supermax prisons to space stations... and beyond!

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38# Kingmaker: Rise to the Throne - 2018

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Many years ago, the prince of Griffinvale fell in love with a poor girl and - against his father's wishes - married her. The king, unable to reconcile himself with the hopeless union, sent his son on a crusade and, in his absence, drove his young wife out of the castle. The king had counted on the fact that the prince would eventually forget about her, but his plans were ruined when his heir died in battle, and the prince's beloved wife gave birth to a child and died in confinement. After the death of his son, the king sank into mourning, and the future of the royal line was thrown into uncertainty. The royal court was overrun with ambitions and conspiracies, from which a group of people loyal to the fallen prince decided to hide his descendant. As the royal knight Edmund Ulmer, try to find the missing heir and help him regain his crown and retake the throne of Griffinvale!

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39# Bridge Constructor Portal - 2017

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Make use of the many Portal gadgets, like portals, propulsion gel, repulsion gel, aerial faith plates, cubes, and more to bypass the sentry turrets, acid pools and laser barriers, solve switch puzzles, and make it through the test chambers unscathed. Let Ellen McLain, the original voice of GLaDOS, guide you through the tutorial, and learn all the tips and tricks that make a true Aperture Science employee.

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40# My Brother Rabbit - 2018

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My Brother Rabbit is a beautifully drawn point-and-click adventure set in a surreal world that mixes reality with a child’s imagination. A loving family discovers that their daughter has fallen ill. While her parents set out to get her the treatment she needs, her determined older brother turns to the power of imagination to help both of them cope. While the outside world offers a harsh reality, these pure children envision a fantastic, surreal world that provides the innocent fun they deserve. Embark on a grand journey to five different lands filled with incredible robo-mooses, levitating baobabs, giant mushrooms, and clocks melting to the rhythm of passing time.

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41# State of Mind - 2018

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Drones and humanoid robots replace humans in the public sector, everything is interconnected, surveillance has become omnipresent. When he wakes up in hospital after an explosion and finds that his wife and son have mysteriously vanished, Richard realizes: he and his family have become more than just bystanders in a storm of rivaling ideas pertaining humankinds salvation between dystopian reality and digital utopia. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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42# Deiland - 2018

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Deiland is an adventure and RPG game with some special sandbox mechanics farming, crafting, building, combat and more! It is a calm game, made of small details, with a carefully crafted visual aspect and an interesting narrative. Deiland planet is a small living world, where everything evolves according to the actions taken by you.

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43# .projekt - 2018

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Minimalistic puzzler about silhouettes from creator of Evo Explores Features: - 60 mind blowing levels and more to come… - simple still very expressive animations - relaxing experience - no time pressure, no scores, just a pure gameplay - no ads and no in-app purchases - Mac OS touchpad gestures support

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44# Tesla vs Lovecraft - 2018

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Use devastating weapons to mow down hordes of nightmarish monsters, collect mighty powerups to boost the carnage, and finally overwhelm your enemies with the immense firepower of the Tesla-Mech battle robot!. On the eve of Nikola Tesla's greatest invention, his laboratory is burned down by the inhuman minions of the horror author H. P. Lovecraft.

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46# Descenders - 2018

Review77Score

Descenders is extreme downhill freeriding for the modern era, with procedurally generated worlds, and where mistakes have real consequences. Will you lead your team to glory and become the next legendary Descender?

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49# DUSK - 2018

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Battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants & even darker forces as you attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth in this retro FPS inspired by the '90s legends.

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