Top iOS Puzzle Games of 2009

Welcome to's top puzzle games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 12.


    Simplicity works heavily in favour of Blocked and it’s crucial to the success of pick-up-and-play games of this nature. Blocked is about as simple as you can get. You have a blue block, you have a hole in the wall, and you... more

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  • 11.

    Crayon Physics Deluxe

    Puzzle games with such a fresh approach as is seen in Crayon Physics are rare, especially on a platform as young as the iPhone. There is certainly no shortage of decent, fun, puzzle games on the iPhone. What sets Crayon Physics... more

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  • 10.


    The more you play Gemmed the more you get sucked in - what starts as a random chaining of gems ends up in considerate movements and strategic thinking. If you've ever had a tinker with a smart phone or palm pilot then you've... more

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  • 9.


    Anyone in the least bit interested in the yarn Soma's spinning would be foolish to miss out on this fine prelude to the series. According to the developer Soma games, G is the first installment in a storyline that will eventually... more

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  • 8.

    Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop!!

    Spooky Spirits is an enjoyable game that is worth a look in, just do not expect unbridled genius. Since the dawn of mankind, one question has been uttered throughout the ages. It is the question of myth and legend, magic... more

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  • 7.

    Bobby Carrot: Forever

    If you can live with dated visuals and want something that will test your mental prowess then Bobby Carrot Forever is definitely worth a look. Bobby Carrot's colourful interface and hum-along soundtrack deceive you into thinking... more

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  • 6.


    Labyrinth is the finest example of how the iPhone's accelerometer works and you should definitely check out this patience-testing puzzler. Patience is a virtue and it's a virtue that you had better be familiar with if you... more

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  • 5.


    There's really very little to complain about, with WordFu doing exactly what it says on the tin. Why is the simple activity of making words from an assortment of random letters so addictive? Whether it's during the word rounds... more

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  • 4.


    Edge is perhaps one of those rare games that you come back to not for the enjoyment of play but to remember the intricacy of design. As a central character the cube is somewhat underrepresented on Apple's touch gaming wonder.... more

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  • 3.


    Worth the asking price for the music alone, Glyder is a real treat for the senses. Quite often puzzle games can become frustrating, asking you to learn a certain skill or technique before cranking up the difficulty levels... more

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  • 2.


    Peggle's eccentricity is so infectious that even the most stoic of non puzzle fans are likely to warm to its charm. When Peggle first breathed life into the flagging PC puzzle market back in 2007, it quickly won over legions... more

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  • 1.

    Zen Bound

    Zen Bound breathes ingenuity and individuality on a scale that hasn’t been seen on the iPhone. Check it out and you won’t be disappointed. The launch of a new action/adventure game is often heralded with phrases such as "truly... more

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