DescriptionPuzzle-Solving games are not so much a genre but denote any type of non-puzzle game that features puzzle solving elements.
Atari 8-bit (1992)
Samurai's Game is a puzzle game. The screen is divided into sixty four squares with digits. Black adds points, red...
Sandmen is a free, German 2D point-and-click adventure. You are sleeping and are awakened by some voices who turn out...
SandScript is a word guessing game with Middle Eastern themes, two modes and one mini-game.In the Genie's Quest mode, the...
Not much is known about Max Laughton at first, but it is clear that he is conducting a particularly important...
Dr. Joan Aiken had discovered a way to inject a special serum into the human brain, which will grant this...
Sanma no Meitantei (or, Sanma the Great Detective) casts the player as the assistant to the famous Japanese comedian and...
Tis' the season for cheese balls, snow balls, and a holiday game of...Santa Balls!Santa Balls is much like Bejeweled but...
Atari 7800 (2006)
Santa, a reindeer, a Christmas tree and a snowman will signal you, in a pattern order. Using the joystick, you...
Saru Ga Daisuki is a platform game where the player controls a ninja monkey, out to save his girlfriend from...
SEGA Saturn (1996)
An all out party game, this Saturn exclusive title has you controlling the little blue bomber along with up to...
Commodore 64 (1983), Apple II (1980), Atari 8-bit (1981), ZX Spectrum (1987), TRS-80 (1981), TRS-80 CoCo (1983), Dragon 32/64 (1984), Browser (2005), BBC Micro (1984), Electron (1984) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)
Savage Island is the only multi-part game in Scott Adams' adventure series, all of which have a very similar parser...
The second half of Savage Island, this continues exactly where the other game leaves off. It includes a mysterious code...
On the TI, the two parts of the Savage Island series from Scott Adams were combined into one package. This...
Lord Longstep is a 19th century British officer and explorer. He shares a passion for discovering ancient world mysteries with...
Scaffolder is a block puzzle game. Each puzzle consists of a set of blocks, which must be disassembled so that...
Have you have ever lost something you left in plain sight, wondered what happened to that odd sock, or turned...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 97 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- 96 World of Goo
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
- 95 Super Mario 64
- 95 Resident Evil 4
- 95 Resident Evil 4
- 95 The Orange Box
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 4.94 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Limited Edition) (2003)
- 4.10 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2013)
- 4.88 Metroid Prime Trilogy (2009)
- 3.89 Tomb Raider II Starring Lara Croft (2009)
- 4.80 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Collector's Limited Edition) (2009)
- 4.06 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1993)
- 4.14 Trine (2011)
- 3.75 Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1991)
- 4.69 LostWinds (2008)
- 4.67 3-D Animated Adventure Games Starter Pack (1987)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Puzzle-Solving is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hidden object
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- Interactive Movie
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Video Backdrop
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction