Puzzle gaming genre is one of the most popular genres on the Android Platform. Puzzle games used to be very simple but they have improved a lot since their inception and puzzle video games these days come with great depth and extremely good graphics. In this guide, we will share the best puzzle games for Android in 2020.
- All that Remains: Part 1
- Amanita Design Puzzle Games
- Blue Wizard Digital Games
- Bridge Constructor Portal
- Faraway 3: Arctic Escape
- Hello Neighbor
- Life is Strange
- Part Time UFO
- The Room Series
- Mini Metro
- Monument Valley
- Logic Puzzles
All That Remains: Part 1
All that Remains: Part 1 is an escape puzzle game where you will wake up in the bunker and you will have to escape it. In the bunker, there are various rooms and each room has a bunch of puzzles which you will have to solve. There is also a communication option where you can communicate with the character’s sister over the radio. All That Remains also have really good graphics. It is available for $2.49 with no in-app purchases and no annoying Ads. Glitch games also have other puzzle games which you can try as well.
Amanita Design Puzzle Games
Amanita Design is a well-known game development company which is known for its puzzle games. The company has games like Samorost 3, Botanicula and the Machinarium on its credit. All of these games are extremely fun to play, they have great puzzles backed by simple game mechanics. In these games, you will wander in the environment to find the clues to solve the puzzles. These games are available for $4.99 with no in-app purchases and annoying Ads.
Blue Wizard Digital Games
Blue Wizard Digital Games is another well-known game development company which have two awesome puzzle games on its credit. The first game is the Slayaway Camp which is basically about a serial killer, in the game, you will be playing this role and you will be slaughtering people while avoiding the cops. The second game is the famous “Friday the 13th” which is another very popular puzzle game. It is similar to Slayaway camp but it has more levels. These games are extremely realistic and these games are not recommended for kids. The Slayaway camp is available for $2.99 and Friday the 13th is free to download but there are in-app purchases in the game.
Bridge Constructor Portal
Bridge Constructor Portal is basically a cross-over of two famous game genres Bridge Constructor and Portal. In this game, you will have to build the bridge from one end to another with a variety of strategies and parts. Moreover, in the game, there are over 50 different test chambers, plenty of portal references including voice acting and many more. This game offers the best of both worlds and you are going to love it. It is available for $4.99 with no in-app purchases or annoying ads. If you are looking for a unique puzzle game then Bridge Constructor Portal is a great option.
Faraway 3: Arctic Escape
Faraway 3: Arctic Escape was released back in 2018 and it won the Best Casual Games of 2018 award from Google Play Award. In this game, you will find the puzzles which are very similar to The Witness. There are various boards in the game, which you will have to solve. Moreover, there isa total of 18 stages in the game and each stage has a variety of puzzles with a storyline. The previous installments of Faraway 3 are also really good and if you are into puzzle games then Faraway is an excellent series for you. The game is free but there are in-app purchases.
Hello Neighbor is a unique stealth puzzle game on Google Play. In the game, your neighbor is doing some shady stuff and you want to check out what exactly he is up to. You will break into his house over and over again. Your neighbor will also set up defenses after every break-on and you will have to devise a strategy to counter those defenses. Hello Neighbor has very solid gameplay and you will have real fun playing it. It is available for $14.99 with no in-app purchases.
Life is Strange
Life is Strange is another very unique puzzle-drama game where you will be playing the role of Max, who is a high-school girl with some really special powers. She can control and replay the various moments in her life. You will also be rewinding the various moments until you have the desired results. The game has really good graphics backed by a solid storyline. Life is Strange is not a classic puzzle game but it has puzzle elements in the game. It is free to play but there are in-app purchases in the game.
Part Time UFO
Part Time UFO is another unique puzzle game where you be flying around in the UFO doing various jobs for the village townspeople. In the game, you will get various jobs and each job is a puzzle which you will have to solve in order to complete it. The game has very colorful graphics, variety of levels and puzzles. It is available for $3.99 with no in-app purchases.
Prune is a minimalistic puzzle game which has very unique gameplay. In the game, your goal is to grow a plant and you will have to help it grow into the light. The game has 47 levels and each level has its own difficulty. Prune has extremely minimalistic yet addictive gameplay and it is really fun to play. It is available for $3.99 with no in-app purchases. The game also supports the sync so you can save your progress across multiple devices. If you are looking for a unique puzzle game then Prune is an excellent option.
The Room Series
The Room Series is one of the oldest and most popular puzzle game franchise out there. The series hasa total of 4 games and each game has its own challenges. The first two entrants of this series are classic puzzle games while the third one has multiple endings. The 4th game Old Sins takes place in the dollhouse. All of these games have really good graphics and great puzzle designs. The price starts at $0.99 and it goes up to $4.99.
Mini Metro is arguably one of the finest puzzle games for Android. It is basically a simulation game that comes with the puzzle elements. In this game, you will be drawing the metro lines, and your goal will be to connect the different stations as the city expands. You will also need to make sure that passengers arrive at their respective stations on time.
This game may seem very simple to play, but we assure you that as you will progress, it will get more challenging and you will love every bit of it. You can get the Mini Metro for $0.99 on Google Play Store.
Monument Valley Series
Monument Valley Series is arguably one of the best puzzle game Series for Android. The game is all about a princess who you will guide through the different levels by solving the puzzles. In Monument Valley 2, you will have a mother and child, and your goal will be to guide them through various puzzles.
The main highlight of the Monument Valley Series is that each game is well-designed, which you can’t say about many puzzle games out there. You can get the Monument Valley for $3.99 and Monument Valley 2 for $4.99.
Two Dots is another very popular puzzle game that comes with addictive gameplay and beautiful graphics. The game comes with very simple gameplay where your goal will be to sink the anchors by eliminating the various dots, and you can eliminate them by connecting the dots of the same colors.
It comes with various power-ups such as bombs, fight fire, and others, which you can use to speed up the level. The game comes with a total of 2875 levels, and as you will progress in the game, the levels become tougher and complex to complete. Two Dots is free to play, but it comes with ads and in-app purchases.
Logic Puzzles is one of the newer puzzle games that comes with brain-busting challenges. In the game, you will have to rotate the various pieces to create different shapes. Each level will tell you about the number of shapes and pieces you will need to connect, and you will have to figure out the shape.
The game may seem very simple and easy to play, but we assure you that it’s one of the most complex puzzle games we have ever played. Some levels get so tough that for a moment, you will think that this puzzle is impossible to solve, but the solution will be right next to you. You can play the Logic Puzzles for free, but it comes with ads and in-app purchases.
Hitman Go is basically an adventure game, but it comes with the puzzle elements, and that’s the reason why it’s on this list. We all know that Hitman is all about precision, and Hitman Go also follows the same principle.
In the game, you get the option to take out your target in different ways: you can use the stealth approach, or you can go all in. Each level will require a certain level of planning, and if anything goes wrong, it will cost you your mission. Overall, Hitman Go is a very comprehensive game, and if you are into Hitman Series, then you should give a try to this one.
These are the 15 best puzzle games for Android. Some of them are around for years and some of them are relatively new but one thing is common among all of them that is these games offers the best puzzle gaming experience. Let us know your favorite puzzle game in the comment section below. You can also check out the best strategy games for Android on our website.