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Puzzle Games

Games that wrack your brain and encourage you to think in ways you don’t usually, puzzle-focused video games present challenges that conventional thinking alone won’t quite resolve.


  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Online
  • Linux
  • Windows Phone
  • Steam
  • Kindle Fire
  • PortableApps.com
  • Windows S
  • Apple TV
  • Self-Hosted
  • Playstation
  • Xbox
  • Daydream
  • Facebook
  • Blackberry
  • Symbian S60
  • BSD
  • Oculus Rift


  • Gaming
  • Portable
  • Single player
  • Multiplayer
  • Isometric view
  • Endless gameplay
  • Minimalistic
  • Virtual Reality
  • Free to play
  • Balls
  • Blocks
  • Multiple languages
  • First person view
  • Numbers puzzle


  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid


Portal™ is a puzzle game from Valve. Set in the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories, Portal has been called one of the most innovative games on the horizon and will offer gamers hours of unique gameplay. .


Plants vs Zombies

Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense video game by PopCap. A mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home, and your only defense is an arsenal of zombie-zapping plants.


World of Goo

World of Goo is a physics based puzzle / construction game.



Puzzle game written by 19 - year old Italian designer Gabriele Chirulli based on 1024.



Braid is a platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles.


Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope is an innovative and addictive puzzle game that combines physics oriented gameplay with bright and colorful visuals, in deviously designed challenges.



Solve puzzles, quests, brain-teasers and mini-games to rid the city of the wicked Black Cap Brotherhood robots.



Bejeweled: match sparkling gems three at a time to make them burst in showers of color and points.


Crush the Castle

The King has ordered you to crush all resistance in order for his kingdom to survive.


Monument Valley

In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world.


Candy Crush Saga

Join Tiffi and Mr. Toffee in their epic adventure through a world full of candy.



Threes! is an indie puzzle video game by Sirvo, an independent development team consisting of game designer Asher Vollmer, illustrator Greg Wohlwend, and composer Jimmy Hinson.


2048 by Uberspot

Port of the 2048 game by Gabriele Cirulli. It's playable without network connection.


Crayon Physics Deluxe

Crayon Physics Deluxe is a 2D physics puzzle / sandbox game, in which you get to experience what it would be like if your drawings would be magically transformed into real...


Tetris Blitz

Race against the clock in a two-minute blitz to clear lines and rack up points before time runs out. This twist on the famous puzzle game is a must-have on mobile.


Papers, Please

You're the immigration inspector tasked with controlling the flow of immigrants and visitors.


Bookworm (by PopCap)


The apps are no longer available on the AppStore.

Bookworm is a word-forming puzzle game by PopCap. From a grid of available letters, players connect letters to form words.



LinguaLeo - online service for the study and practice of the English language, both for adults and for children.



gbrainy is a brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained.It provides the following types of games:



Pingus has started at the end of 1998 with the simple goal to create a Free (as in freedom, not as in free beer) Lemmings clone.



Help a tiny robot stumble home through 50 puzzling mechanical dioramas.FEATURES- Relaxing gameplay- Charming robots- Collectible level cards- Diorama maker


Unblock 3D

Unblock 3D is a simple and addictive puzzle that can captivate anyone, even the most exigent gamers.


Quantum Conundrum

Quantum Conundrum is a first-person action video game by Airtight Games and published by Square Enix.



An addictive puzzle game inspired by Tetris. Play in your browser at https://hextris.github.io/hextris/


Where's My Water?

Where's My Water? is a fun, simple - yet challenging - physics-based puzzle game featuring Swampy the Alligator and his quest to take a shower.