Best 2D Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 29,320 2D games, but not all of them are able to be played on Mac. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. 2D game rankings were last updated on 5/17/2024.

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1. Stardew Valley

You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?

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Stardew Valley holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS 2D game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 706,114 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 693,892 positive reviews and 12,222 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 2/26/2016
Developer ConcernedApe
Publisher ConcernedApe
Steam App Id 413150

2. Vampire Survivors

Mow down thousands of night creatures and survive until dawn! Vampire Survivors is a gothic horror casual game with rogue-lite elements, where your choices can allow you to quickly snowball against the hundreds of monsters that get thrown at you.

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Vampire Survivors has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 229,652 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 226,320 positive reviews and 3,332 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/20/2022
Developer poncle
Publisher poncle
Steam App Id 1794680

3. Terraria

Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!

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Terraria has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,284,451 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,253,969 positive reviews and 30,482 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 5/16/2011
Developer Re-Logic
Publisher Re-Logic
Steam App Id 105600

4. RimWorld

A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

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RimWorld has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 186,350 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 182,712 positive reviews and 3,638 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 10/17/2018
Developer Ludeon Studios
Publisher Ludeon Studios
Steam App Id 294100

5. The Henry Stickmin Collection

A choose-your-own-path where failing is more fun than succeeding.

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The Henry Stickmin Collection has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 43,986 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,386 positive reviews and 600 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 8/7/2020
Franchise Innersloth
Developer PuffballsUnited
Publisher Innersloth
Steam App Id 1089980

6. Slay the Spire

We fused card games and roguelikes together to make the best single player deckbuilder we could. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and Slay the Spire!

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Slay the Spire has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 155,468 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,133 positive reviews and 3,335 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $8.49
Release Date 1/23/2019
Developers
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Steam App Id 646570

7. Aseprite

Aseprite is a pixel-art tool to create 2D animations, sprites, and any kind of graphics for games.

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Aseprite has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,463 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,309 positive reviews and 154 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Aseprite on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/22/2016
Developer David Capello
Publisher Igara Studio
Steam App Id 431730

8. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 286,987 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 279,919 positive reviews and 7,068 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/4/2014
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Publisher Nicalis, Inc.
Steam App Id 250900

9. Helltaker

Helltaker is a short game about sharply dressed demon girls.

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Helltaker has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 118,140 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 115,538 positive reviews and 2,602 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Helltaker on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 5/11/2020
Developer vanripper
Publisher vanripper
Steam App Id 1289310

10. OneShot

OneShot is a surreal top down Puzzle/Adventure game with unique gameplay capabilities. You are to guide a child through a mysterious world on a mission to restore its long-dead sun. The world knows you exist.

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OneShot has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS 2D games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,286 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,528 positive reviews and 758 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run OneShot on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/9/2016
Developer Future Cat LLC
Publisher KOMODO
Steam App Id 420530

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Stardew Valley steam charts
83,298
2/26/2016
97
$14.99
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Vampire Survivors steam charts
6,142
10/20/2022
97
$4.99
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Terraria steam charts
23,519
5/16/2011
97
$9.99
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RimWorld steam charts
28,106
10/17/2018
97
$34.99
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The Henry Stickmin Collection steam charts
94
8/7/2020
97
$14.99
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Slay the Spire steam charts
16,421
1/23/2019
97
$8.49
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Aseprite steam charts
3,422
2/22/2016
97
$19.99
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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth steam charts
16,079
11/4/2014
96
$14.99
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Helltaker steam charts
113
5/11/2020
96
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OneShot steam charts
75
12/9/2016
96
$9.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Terraria on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). RimWorld on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Henry Stickmin Collection on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Slay the Spire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 5). Aseprite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 1). Helltaker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). OneShot on Steam. Steam Store.

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