Top iOS Puzzle Games of All Time

Welcome to's top puzzle games of all-time, 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.

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  • 27.


    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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  • 26.

    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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  • 25.


    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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  • 24.


    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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  • 23.

    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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  • 22.

    Land-a Panda

    Land-a Panda is another cutesy puzzle-platform game with an animal theme, but Big Pixel Studios' offering is a good one; one of those games you can happily dip in and out of over a period of weeks. Pandas. Aren't they just... more

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  • 21.

    Tiny Invaders

    (Personal) Space Invaders Tiny Invaders, the first iOS effort from independent UK studio Hogrocket, cleverly subverts the staple iOS cutesy aesthetic - most of its cast are nothing short of adorable - to propel you into a... more

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  • 20.

    Traffic Wonder

    Traffic Wonder is a very pleasant surprise. I'm the kind of person who, when faced with public services, occasionally mutters that he could do better and good merciful gracious how can things be this way. At 7:50am on a weekday... more

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  • 19.

    Layton Brothers: Mystery Room

    It's really rather good... If I was developing a video game, the last title I would give it would be Layton Brothers: Mystery Room. Aside from hamfisting in the Layton name to loosely tie in with that other franchise you... more

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  • 18.

    Baby Nom Nom

    Surprisingly challenging, and oddly addictive. I was surprised to find that Baby Nom Nom - despite its cutesy name - is actually a game very much founded in reality. Taking on the struggles of a single parent in a world that... more

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  • 17.

    Hitman GO

    Thankfully you won't want to put an 'S' in front of the title... Hitman GO is weird. For years we've been treated to Agent 47 quietly shuffling in the shadows, murdering people in cold blood as if it was the equivalent of... more

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  • 16.

    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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  • 15.


    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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  • 14.


    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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  • 13.


    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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  • 12.


    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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  • 11.


    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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  • 10.

    Angry Birds RIO

    With 60 levels and with the promise of four new level packs to be released between now and November, Rio isn't about to help you kick your old Angry Birds habit. After enslaving most of the phone-owning public with its throw-a-bird-at-a-pig... more

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  • 9.

    Cover Orange

    Cover Orange might not have the star power of Angry Birds or the score-based draw of Tiny Wings, but it's a brilliant physics-based puzzler that can be enjoyed alone or with friends. In Cover Orange you do what it says on... more

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  • 8.

    Cart Cow

    Cart Cow is a surprisingly clever game that deserves to be played. The day when all ideas are finally wrung out of iOS physics games will be a harrowing one, but for now we're safe in the arms of Cart Cow - the physics-based... more

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  • 7.

    Cut the Rope: Experiments

    It's impossible to discount the entertainment derived from Cut the Rope: Experiments' content. Cut the Rope was one of the App Store's more prominent success stories, and its skill-based puzzle challenges made it much more... more

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  • 6.


    PuzzleJuice is a triathlon of different games, all competing in unison and prodding various parts of your addled brain at the same time. The micro-team behind PuzzleJuice is under no illusions about just how hard its game... more

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  • 5.

    Angry Birds Space

    I find it a shame, though understandable, that many people see iOS development as a race to the bottom. Angry Birds Space, however, effortlessly shows why Rovio is currently on top. Angry Birds, eh? It's like the Call of... more

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  • 4.

    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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  • 3.

    Labyrinth 2

    This is a top-drawer iDevice game that feels perfectly at home on Apple's touch screen, tilt-enabled handhelds. At just £2.99 it's an absolute steal. It takes a lot to make me swear, but a devilish video game will usually... more

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  • 2.

    Helsing's Fire

    Helsing's Fire has inventive levels and immediate charm, making it an instant iPhone classic you'd be a fool not to pick up post haste. Dracula's never been one to have a large amount of light in his dastardly castle, and... more

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  • 1.

    Monument Valley

    A monument to mobile excellence. Monument Valley is a significant accomplishment by ustwogames - simultaneously beautiful, challenging, soothing and poignant. As the delicate and silent protagonist, Princess Ida, you must... more

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