iPhone and iPad apps tagged "puzzle games."
Omini Stones: Fun and Frustration Rolled into One Strategic Puzzle
If you just look at the picture, Omini Stones might be mistaken for another drop in the popular match-three bucket. But that, dear AppCravers, is why you should never judge an app by it's cover.
Omini Stones is a different kind of puzzle altogether.
Storm Attack is Fast Paced Block Blasting Action
The arcade/puzzle genre of match and break brick games is inundated with titles ranging from classic games like Tetris and Break Out to newer games with modern twists.
Alien Glyphs: Grab this Rising Star in Memory-based Puzzles
Most memory-matching games don't require a whole lot of strategy, but Alien Glyphs has the little extras that make a game truly polished and fun.
Sparkz: Qix Clone Finds new Generation of Gamers on the iPhone
Sparkz is a puzzle game with a long history. The app is a reproduction of the vintage Mac game Qix, which was in turn based on an earlier arcade game. And while I never played Qix, I hear that Sparkz does an excellent job of porting the popular arcade puzzle to the iPhone platform.
iShuffle Mixes up your Photos for a Classic Puzzle
iShuffle calls themselves a "classic shuffle puzzle game." That's a pretty accurate description. Thankfully GoGoMobile has added just enough features to keep things interesting for more advanced puzzlers while also throwing a bone to new puzzle solvers like me.
I've never been big on puzzles.
It's Raining Droplitz in Tetris-like Puzzle Game for iPhone
The best puzzle games are both strategic and mindless at the same time in my view. Tetris — the best puzzle game of all time — had that something special that enabled you to play it on autopilot while staying mindful of the various techniques required to be successful.
Letrix Combines Boggle, Tetris in Frustratingly Fun Word Game
For a game with such simple instructions, Letrix is surprisingly difficult. Letrix is a word puzzle where you build words similar to Boggle or Scrabble using letters that drop down the screen like in Tetris. Once you've created a word, the tiles disappear.
Expand Your Game Experience with Xpandaballs
I know a game is good when I need to write a review of it and I find myself saying, “Let me just play it once more first.” Xpandaballs is one of those addictive games.
Xpandaballs is unique. I do not know whether to call it a puzzle game, action game or strategy game.
Memory + Adds a Few Twists to a Tired Genre
Memory +, from Pearl Fisher Games, is similar to Concentration, where the trick is to flip card or boxes and recall the image on the opposite side and then pair it with an identical image hidden elsewhere on the playing board.
PixPop FREE is a No-cost Taste of Puzzle Popper Games from Spinapse
PixPop FREE, from developer Spinapse, is a mash up of a matching game, jigsaw puzzle and "Where's Waldo?" Something for everyone, in other words.
Sevens Comes Without Any Luck Involved
Sevens, from developer Nigel Hanbury, is a spin on the wildly popular Sudoku number puzzler, of which there are several variations in the App Store.
Just in case you've never played Sudoku before: The playing field consists of a 3 x 3 grid of squares.
Shift Is a Fine Puzzler
Echochrome was one of my favorite games of 2008. It was a PSP downloadable puzzle game that was all about changing perspectives and using physics to solve puzzles to complete levels.
Jungle Bloxx is Digital Chocolate's Latest Puzzle Adventure
Jungle Bloxx - From their early titles like Chocolate Shop Frenzy to their most recent, Digital Chocolate is becoming somewhat of a giant in the way of App Store games. Many of their games, like Crazy Penguin Catapult and 3D Brick Breaker Revolution have become fast favorites of many users.
Toki Tori Now for iPhone
I am the world’s biggest sucker for games with cute, colorful, rich graphics and I love an adorable character in a starring role as well.
Minesweeper Classic Just Like the Original
Minesweeper Classic - For those of us who toiled away for hours in a cubicle at our Windows NT workstations, Minesweeper was one of the few solaces in the drudgery of office life. Minesweeper still lives on in the current release of Windows 7.
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