The Top 10 Best Puzzle Games for Mobile
Step aside Candy Crush! We’ve put together the ultimate guide to the best mobile puzzle games for both iOS and Android. If you like to be mentally challenged by the mobile games you play, then you should download these immediately.
This isometric puzzle game centres on Ida, a silent princess, as she tries to find her way through mind-bending mazes. You’ll have to manipulate the world she finds herself in in order to guide her through the Escher-esque architecture of Monument Valley.
Simple to learn, but hard to master Threes! finds you sliding a numbered tile on a 4×4 grid to combine addends and multiples of 3 until you’re not able to make any more moves. Your goal is to reach the highest score with the limited numbers available.
The Room is a moody, four-part adventure game which finds you solving a variety of puzzles in order to unlock a mysterious box within a room of a house. As you solve puzzles, you’ll be further guided by cryptic messages from the author who went crazy trying to unlock the very same box.
The goal of Unblock Me is to slide blocks around until the red block is able to exit the area. The concept may sound simple, but is by no means an easy game. As the game progresses, the levels become increasingly challenging, not unlike enjoying a game at your favourite Bingo Cafe UK.
Cut the Rope
Cut the Rope is a charming game which sees you taking care of an adorable candy-eating monster. In order to feed his hunger, you must swipe at a serious of ropes in order to release what he craves.
Centred on the environment, Prune is a captivating game which sees you aide a tree in growing into the sunlight while protecting it from a variety of dangers. You’ll be surprised by the emotional connection you’ll form while trying to keep your tree alive in a dying world.
Brain It On
If geometry is your thing, then Brain It On is for you. You’ll be required to draw the shapes you’ll need in order to solve the puzzle and there is more than one correct answer to every puzzle.
While a simple enough concept, Two Dots is possibly one of the most infuriating puzzle games ever created. You’ll be required to match coloured dots in order to make them disappear, but the levels become increasingly difficult as the game progresses.
Puzzles & Dragons
The most similar to the types of puzzle games most popular today, Puzzles & Dragons hails from Japan and combines the gameplay of tile-matching games with the monster-collecting aspects of popular Japanese RPGs.
If you downloaded and enjoyed Threes! then the Dissembler puzzle game is the perfect follow-up. Flipping pairs of tile in order to make their matching colour groups disappear may sound simple, but your goal is to end up with a completely clean slate which means you need to consider every move carefully.