Like all gaming community, Mac Gaming community and Mac users like to play the games that we know as Platform Games or Platformer Games. These games are recognized by the jumping to and from the suspended platforms or over the obstacles, enemies and dangerous hurdles. In these Mac Platformer Games you must have the controls to the jumps so that you don’t fall down and lose your life or health. The jump button is known as the most unifying element. Other elements like swinging from extendable arms or bouncing from springboards are also raise the level of interest in these Mac OSX Games.
The Mac Platformer Games originated from early 80’s and the next generation 3D successors were popularized in the mid 1990s. However it is not a pure game genre as it very frequently adds the elements that came from other genre like shooting elements, adventure, RPG elements and others. But the platform element is always in the game as a prominent element of gameplay and so the genre is known as Mac Platformer Games. These games were earlier available on Video Games consoles which we had played in our childhood in the shopping mall or at some ice-cream parlor etc.
The Mac OSX Platformer Games are said to be the most popular genre of the video game and as an assumption it has captured one fourth and one third of the console games were Platformers. Games of Other genres are far behind than this genre. Historically the Mac Platformer Games had the Single Screen Movement and then after development the Scrolling movement also came in these games. The Side scrollers made game more interesting.
Finally the 3D Platformer Games arrived that included the 3D Graphics. Many games which were earlier made in 2D were now designed in 3D games and so we got some new age 3D Mac Platformer Games.
The Sub Genre of Mac Platformer Games includes:
At the Present
These 3D Mac Platformer Games have never managed to get the popularity that the 2D Platformer games had got but some latest games like Final Fantasy VII, Resident Evil, Metal Gear Solid and Tomb Raider are now getting the popularity. These games have the multiplayer options that you can use to play with your friends or family members. If you want then can free download Mac Platformer games from websites as a demo and after playing that you can move on to buy process for complete version.