50 Best Puzzle games

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The best 50 Puzzle games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Florence released the 12 February 2018 and ranked #29, The Room: Old Sins released the 25 January 2018 and ranked #39, Gorogoa released the 14 December 2017 and ranked #18.

1# RiME - 2017

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A land of discovery stretches out before you. Explore the beautiful yet rugged world of RiME, a single-player puzzle adventure. In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. You see wild animals, long-forgotten ruins and a massive tower that beckons you to come closer. Armed with your wits and a will to overcome—and the guidance of a helpful fox—you must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower's peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets.

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Price: $25-$40

2# The Sexy Brutale - 2017

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Set during a single, endlessly-looping day within “The Sexy Brutale” – a stately English mansion converted into a bizarre casino and named by the enigmatic Marquis – players take on the role of elderly priest Lafcadio Boone. To progress, Boone must hide, watch and learn the colorful stories of the other guests at the ball in order to save them from grisly deaths at the hands of the mansion’s staff. By discovering the key moments and methods how each guest can be saved and gaining occult seeming powers linked to their masks, Lafcadio is able to explore deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the mansion’s past and inhabitants to uncover the truth hidden at the heart of The Sexy Brutale. *Unique "Groundhog Day" puzzle concept – hours of gameplay exploring a single day from different perspectives and locations *Watch, listen and learn until you are ready to act to save each guest from murder *Multiple distinct areas of the mansion to explore, each with its own scenario, characters and puzzles *Darkly-humorous murder-mystery story spanning the entire mansion *Exotic cast of characters, including 9 guests *Acquire special powers by saving victims to progress deeper into the mansion and uncover the secret at the heart of The Sexy Brutale

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Price: $15-$25

3# The Witness - 2016

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The Witness is an exploration-puzzle game. The game is being developed by a small, independent team, a mix of full-timers and contractors.

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Price: $5-$15

4# The Talos Principle - 2015

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The Talos Principle is a philosophical first-person puzzle game from Croteam, the creators of the Serious Sam series, and written by Tom Jubert (FTL, The Swapper) and Jonas Kyratzes (Infinite Ocean). Players are tasked with solving a series of increasingly difficult and complex puzzles woven into a metaphysical parable about intelligence and meaning in an inevitably doomed world. This definitive version contains the original puzzler in all of its glory and the ambitious expansion The Talos Principle: Road to Gehenna.

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Price < $5

5# The Turing Test - 2016

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The Turing Test is a first person puzzler from the developers of ‘Pneuma: Breath of Life’ that explores the phenomena of consciousness and challenges the meaning of human intuition. Take control of Ava Turing, an engineer for the International Space Agency (ISA), and progress through a narrated story of introspection and morality whilst uncovering the hidden mysteries of Europa. Delve into The Turing Test’s human interaction puzzles and arm yourself with logical and methodical thinking. Take on tests designed in such a way that only a human could solve them. In an evolving story based on mankind’s inherent need to explore, protect and survive; players search deeper into Europa’s ice crusted core and transcend the line between man and machine. Investigate the truth behind the ISA research base on Jupiter’s moon Europa. Solve puzzles using your Energy Manipulation Tool (EMT) to transfer power out from one object and into another. Power up and take control of artificially intelligent machines, manipulate giant structures and solve complex tasks; all woven into a multi-layered story based on the human struggle for control. The Turing Test can only be experienced through the interactive medium of video games. The Turing Test sparks your synapses into action in this electrifying new first person puzzler, as players learn the true cost of retaining human morality.

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Price: $15-$25

6# Lara Croft GO - 2015

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Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom. Following the award-winning Hitman GO, Square Enix Montréal brings yet another beloved franchise to mobile with this unique take on the iconic heroine’s adventures.

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9# Mushroom 11 - 2015

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An award-winning anti-platformer where destruction is the only way to move. Mold yourself into any form by destroying your cells, and traverse a devastated landscape filled with brain-twisting puzzles and bizarre mutations. Are you ready to break the mold?

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10# Divide By Sheep - 2015

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Divide By Sheep is a mind-bending math puzzler about friendship and slicing sheep in half with lasers. The Grim Reaper flooded the world, and it's up to you to save critters stranded on islands. Insane math skills required.

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Price: $5-$15

11# Doodle Devil - 2016

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The same addictive, puzzle game play that made Doodle God a hit is back but with an evil twist. Discover the seven deadly sins and watch as the world crumbles at your fingertips as you create thousands of dastardly deeds. - Available in 13 languages: English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Swedish and Polish.

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12# Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons - 2013

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Brothers is presented from a third-person view overlooking the two brothers. The brothers are moved individually by two thumbsticks on the controller. The controller triggers also cause the respective brother to interact with the game world, such as talking to a non-player character or grabbing onto a ledge or object. The older brother is the stronger of the two and can pull levers or boost his younger brother to higher spaces, while the younger one can pass between narrow bars. The player progresses by manipulating the two brothers at the same time to complete various puzzles, often requiring the player to manipulate both brothers to perform differing functions (such as one distracting a hostile non-player character while the other makes their way around). Should either brother fall from a great height or get injured, the game restarts at a recent checkpoint. All of the in-game dialogue is spoken in a fictional language, thus the story is conveyed through actions, gestures and expressions.

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13# The Room Three - 2015

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tvMuch bigger and longer than the previous titles, more of a full-blown adventure game - Touch Arcade A brilliant, uniquely tactile experience packed with incredible puzzles. Easy to begin yet hard to put down, enjoy a unique mix of intriguing puzzles with a simple user interface.

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14# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015

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Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.

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15# Portal 2 - 2011

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Sequel to the acclaimed Portal (2007), Portal 2 pits the protagonist of the original game, Chell, and her new robot friend, Wheatley, against more puzzles conceived by GLaDOS, an A.I. with the sole purpose of testing the Portal Gun's mechanics and taking revenge on Chell for the events of Portal. As a result of several interactions and revelations, Chell once again pushes to escape Aperture Science Labs.

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Price: $15-$25

16# Blackthorn Castle - 2015

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Embark on your own quest in this beautifully designed classic point and click adventure puzzle game. Explore an all but forgotten 14th century Blackthorn Castle, surrounding dark forest and structures. - A built-in hint system for when you get stumped - A dynamic map to show the screens you have visited and current location - A camera that takes photos of clues and symbols as you discover them - Dozens of puzzles, clues, and items - Auto saves your progress - Available for phones and tablets!

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17# Hue - 2016

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Hue is a stark puzzle platformer where you shift the hue of the world, creating rifts when colours collide. In this world, everyone sees in grayscale. Anne, a researcher specialising in colour theory, has created a mysterious ring which grants the ability to perceive and alter colour. After a fracas with her research assistant, she disappears into a coloured void. You play as Hue, Anne’s son, as he discovers fragments of his missing mother’s research and learns to perceive and alter colour for the first time.

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Price: $5-$15

18# Gorogoa - 2017

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Gorogoa is an elegant evolution of the puzzle genre, told through a beautifully hand-drawn story designed and illustrated by Jason Roberts.

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Price: $15-$25

19# Pony Island - 2016

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No internet connection required * DESIGN beautiful accessories and castles * MEET cute ponies and their animal friends * DISCOVER beautiful and cute ponies of all sizes and shapes * 2 FREE mini games to enjoy! Make your visitors happy - show them your beautiful ponies and decorated fairytale castle. Populate it with ponies and their friends, and meet all kinds of cute animals that live in the sky kingdom.

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20# Snipperclips Plus - Cut it out, together! - 2017

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Partner up with friends or family to solve puzzles, including new comic book and toy box worlds, 3 new activities, and a new stamp mode. Snip may need to cut Clip into a needle to pop balloons or maybe you’ll have to team up to form a squawking, egg-laying bird! Prove you're a cut above the rest in Blitz mode, where 2-4 players* can compete in a series of puzzlingly action-packed challenges.

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21# Quell Memento - 2015

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Set within an old abandoned house, the player restores order to the jumbled memories of the last occupant, and in doing so embarks on a haunting journey of self-discovery and reflection. * New soundtrack by composer Steven Cravis * Localized for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese, Korean, Taiwanese, and Japanese.

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23# ZACK & WIKI: QUEST FOR BARBAROS' TREASURE - 2016

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Get ready to explore seven vibrant and fantastic lands with Zack and Wiki as they go on a quest to become the greatest pirates who ever lived! Use the Wii Remote™ to navigate, open objects, transform items, or unlock new pathways as you solve puzzles and outwit a variety of enemies and bosses!

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24# CRUSH! - 2017

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Crush is an old-school-styled shoot´em up. The game leads you through 7 challenging levels filled with action and great soundtracks. A must for all old-school shoot´em up fans!

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Price: $5-$15