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The Best Puzzle Adventure Games

Adventure games that emphasize puzzles. Normally these puzzles are built into stories and world progression instead of just a sequence of levels. These games might also offer a collection of puzzle mini-games within the context of the overall story. Different from point and click, as these games lack the menu bars, inventory slots, tappable environmental elements, etc. These are more interactive stories that are progressed through solving puzzles.

FRAMED
Pan-Pan
Faraway: Puzzle Escape

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

FRAMED
FRAMED

FRAMED

Loveshack

FRAMED is a multi-award winning noir-puzzle game where you re-arrange panels of an animated comic book to change the outcome of the story

Determine the outcome of the story by rearranging panels of an animated comic book in Framed.

Solve puzzles
Love You To Bits

Love You To Bits

Alike Studio

An endearing point-and-click puzzle adventure

Love You To Bits is a cute point-and-click puzzle adventure that tells the story of Kosmo, a clumsy space explorer, who is in love with Nova, his robot girlfriend. As they travel through space together, a fatal accident scatters Nova's bits across the galaxy, and Kosmo must set out on a quest to collect them and rebuild her to be together again.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Blast-A-Way
Blast-A-Way
Blast-A-Way

Blast-A-Way

Illusion Labs

Help three robot heroes save the lost Boxies throughout the many levels made of wood, metal, fabric, stone and plastic. To accomplish this honourable mission they have to use bombs, teleporters, rebuilders, colorizers, portals, color gates and more, found in and around the levels.

If you love to use your brain...

Solve puzzles
After the End: Forsaken Destiny
After the End: Forsaken Destiny

After the End: Forsaken Destiny

NEXON M Inc.

Get ready to flex your mental muscles and be wow’ed in After The End: Forsaken Destiny.

Solve stunning 3d puzzles of ever-increasing difficulty; discover a breathtaking, ancient world ready to be unearthed; and finally, unravel the mystery behind a father-son duo journey - on parallel paths, separated by time.

Begin the...

Get the aliens home
Splitter Critters
Splitter Critters

Splitter Critters

RAC7 Games

Split the world with a swipe of your finger and then rearrange it to guide critters back to their spaceship. Explore colorful planets full of danger, challenging puzzles, and innovative mechanics that will make you think in new ways. The immersive soundscapes of each world, best experienced with headphones, set...

Rearrange panels
FRAMED 2

I recommend FRAMED 2 if you were a fan of the original game or just love a unique puzzle game with a storyline that follows the “show, don’t tell” technique.

FRAMED 2

FRAMED 2

Loveshack

FRAMED 2 has arrived, and it's an excellent addition to anyone's game collection.

Manipulate the land
Old Man's Journey

Embark on an emotional puzzle adventure down the old man's memory lane.

Old Man's Journey

Old Man's Journey

Broken Rules

A story driven puzzle adventure that emphasizes narrative without relying on any text or voice acting. It still creates an emotional journey for the player as they guide the old man across the landscape. The puzzle aspect comes into play as you shift the ground to create continuous landings for...

A beautiful world
Pavilion: Touch Edition
Pavilion: Touch Edition

Pavilion: Touch Edition

Visiontrick Media AB

Designed exclusively for 64-bit devices requiring at least iPhone 5s, iPad Mini 2, iPad Air, iPad Pro or iPod Touch 6th Generation.

“An indie gaming masterclass in how to do things differently. You really, really need to play this one.”
9/10 – Pocket Gamer

"Pavilion is definitely a testament to what mobile...

Unfold The Path Forward
Tengami

An atmospheric adventure set inside a Japanese pop-up book

Tengami

Tengami

Nyamyam

Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game set inside a Japanese pop-up book. Fold and slide the beautifully crafted paper world to solve puzzles and discover secrets. Go on a serene journey through Japan of ancient fairy tales brought to life through striking visuals, unique gameplay and haunting music. Experience dark...

To the Moon
To the Moon
To the Moon

To the Moon

X.D. Network Inc.

A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.

ABOUT THIS GAME
Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning... but only in their patients' heads.

Due to the...

Kidu: A Relentless Quest
Kidu: A Relentless Quest
Kidu: A Relentless Quest

Kidu: A Relentless Quest

Juan Pedrido

KIDU: A Relentless Quest.
Discover fourteen unique levels where you will live incredible adventures. Make use of the accelerometer and be advised with the perspective to solve the puzzles suggested by INvoluntary Games Studio.

The first low poly game that uses the accelerometer of the device in order to have amazing...

Solve puzzles
Pan-Pan
Pan-Pan

Pan-Pan

Spelkraft

Pan-Pan is an open plain adventure that expands on the concept of environmental narrative storytelling with puzzle solving and exploration elements at its core.

Set against a backdrop of soothing ambient sounds crafted by renowned sound composer Simon Viklund, your task is to fix your downed spaceship and begin the pilgrimage...

Faraway: Puzzle Escape
Faraway: Puzzle Escape
Faraway: Puzzle Escape

Faraway: Puzzle Escape

Mousecity

In Faraway you're an adventurer exploring the ruins of ancient temples full of challenges and mysterious puzzles.

You're walking in footsteps of your father. He was a collector of unusual artifacts who went missing 10 years ago. Your journey will take you from deserts and oasis to old crumbling ruins of...

MacGuffin's Curse
MacGuffin's Curse
MacGuffin's Curse

MacGuffin's Curse

Ayopa Games LLC

Get addicted to this stunning werewolf comedy puzzle-adventure! ★★"A near perfect experience for players of all ages." - Gadget.com★★ Voted TouchArcade Game of the Week! App-Shack (4.5/5) - "Fans of the genre or tongue-in-cheek humor won’t want to pass up." Apple'n'Apps (4.5/5) - "One of the best adventure games in...

Puzzle Agent 2 HD
Puzzle Agent 2 HD
Puzzle Agent 2 HD

Puzzle Agent 2 HD

Telltale Inc

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Agent Nelson Tethers just solved the biggest case of his career. So why isn't he satisfied? There’s still the case of a missing eraser factory foreman, a whispering madness is still creeping from mind to mind, and a...