How to play Nikoli no Puzzle V: Heyawake on Mac

Game summary

All 50 questions recorded are handmade by Nikoli's puzzle writer, so the feeling of solving is different! In addition, the operation unique to PlayStation®Vita makes it easier to play problems with large board sizes! From beginners to advanced players, please enjoy the deep world of puzzles.
First released: Jun 2012

Play Nikoli no Puzzle V: Heyawake on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play Nikoli no Puzzle V: Heyawake on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.

Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.

Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).

Nikoli no Puzzle V: Heyawake installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Nikoli no Puzzle V: Heyawake like you would on any PC.
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