Puzzle Games

Bejeweled 3


Brought to us by PopCap Games, it is pretty mind-blowing to me that as I write this Bejeweled 3 is actually over 10 years old! This game was and is pretty much available on everything you could ...



I knew the moment I read that Helltaker “is a short game about sharply dressed demon girls” that it was a game for me. This is a kind of lewd puzzle game that has its tongue firmly placed in its ...

Neighbors back From Hell


Neighbors back From Hell is a remake/remaster or whatever you want to call it off a couple of games that came out over a decade ago. If you have ever had to deal with a neighbor from hell in your ...

Yokai’s Secret


Puzzle adventure games don’t always have to be a Tetris clone- they can also be about epic, world-changing events...that happen to take place during the more pedestrian things like getting to know ...



The game Quiplash is brought to us from the folks that made the hilarious, You Don’t Know Jack which is pretty obvious within five minutes of playing. This is a multiplayer-only game that is designed ...

The Witness

The Witness

When it comes to puzzle and mystery games few do it as good as The Witness. This is one of the most breathtaking and engaging games that I have played this generation and it is easy to see why when ...

We Were Here Too

We Were Here Too

I have to start this by saying that We Were Here Too is one of the best and most memorable co-op experiences I have ever had in my 30 plus years playing games! How this is not more revered is beyond ...

Baba is You


Sometimes you come across a game that is so strange that you wonder how you can talk about it and Baba is You is one of those games. This is a hardcore puzzle game that does not pull any punches. ...

while True: learn()

while True: learn()

OK, so I am not what you would call a tech or gear head at all so I was not sure if while True: learn() would be a game for me. However, I found myself still gawking at my computer screen a couple of ...

Zuma’s Revenge!

Zuma's Revenge

Zuma’s Revenge! is PopCap Game’s attempt at a sequel and it comes closer than many follow-ups to capturing the magic of the original. But how do you make a sequel to an iconic game? It is a problem ...



Dating can be tough, but dating sims can make the game even harder. Meet the Steam-downloadable title HuniePop, the match-three tiles dating simulation with an adult edge to it. Think of it as ...

Spades Premium

Editor's choice Spades Premium

Card games are often associated with PCs, especially if we are thinking about solitaires. After all, as one of the titles that Microsoft packed into its Windows OS for free, you’re bound to get some ...

Puzzle games are a genre of computer games in which the player, in order to progress has, to use his or her ability of logical thinking. The puzzles that you find in these types of games may also require the use of your strategic abilities, as well as the ability to recall characters, words, or shapes and combine them in special sequences. Experience and knowledge are also an asset, especially in quizzes.

Types of Puzzle Games

  • Card games – these can be complicated games like bridge or ones with simpler rules (like poker) in which you can find many strategic elements.
  • Escape games – a genre of puzzle games where the player is forced to click on certain items to escape from a given room, house or location. Escape games may contain horror elements.
  • Match 3 – this is a very popular type of logic game. The player’s task here is usually to get rid of similar shapes from the board, and this can be achieved by combining similar items in a row – at least 3 of the same kind. This type of game is especially loved by women players.
  • Jigsaw puzzles are a great entertainment mainly for younger players, but also the very experienced can find something interesting here. The task of the user is to recreate an image from many scattered pieces of the puzzle.
  • Traditional board games like Chess, checkers, or Go.
  • Mahjong Games – Mahjong is fun for the more advanced players. The player usually has to clear the board removing all blocks. To do this, it must delete the items in pairs of the same type.
  • Hidden Objects – casual games aimed at women, where the player’s job is to find the right items in the jumble of many other items on the screen. These games are often enriched with a storyline.
  • Quizzes – the games that test a player’s knowledge, either in a chosen field or in general.