Top Puzzle Games of 2010

Welcome to's top puzzle games of 2010, 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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  • 7.

    The UnderGarden

    Intentional or not the game is still relatively zen: calming, unchallenging but not particularly self-reflective. It's a strange time in the independent games market when in the last five years the approach to visual design... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 6.

    Professor Layton and the Lost Future

    The presentation is as charming as ever, and bar a few niggles, Lost Future as a whole is extremely enjoyable. Here's a puzzle: why would a thirty-something fellow in a top hat spend all his time dragging a young boy about... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 5.

    Super Scribblenauts

    An innovative step for the series and just one year since the last title it manages to offer a bit of polish to a game with a creation system that felt legitimately new and exciting. Last year's Scribblenauts was one of the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: DS

  • 4.

    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

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 3.


    Limbo is a puzzle game that is littered with ideas and an artistic eye, but more importantly it understands the frustrations of repetition and makes failure enjoyable. With the influx of pretty independent games over the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 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

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 1.

    Pac-Man Championship Edition DX

    Namco Bandai has once again intelligently built upon - and suitably drop-kicked into 2010 - one of the most famous arcade games of all time. Wakka wakka wakka wakka wakka. WAKKA. Okay, I've got it out of my system: Pac-Man... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3