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Think Your Way Forward In These Puzzle Platformers

Puzzle platformers deliver a more methodical platformer expereince. You need to think about and plan out your actions rather than just running and jumping forward. There are still action sequences, but you need to figure out the puzzle at hand before performing those actions. These games often include switches, teamwork, or order of operations.

King Rabbit
EDGE Extended

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Highest scored apps in the category

Rescue bunnies
King Rabbit

King Rabbit

RareSloth LLC

King Rabbit is an action-packed puzzle game.

Help King Rabbit rescue his bunny friends from a dark enemy. Hop around and interact with objects to solve puzzles, find the keys and coins, and make your way to the cage to free your friends. You can also customize your death animation with those shiny diamons you've been collecting.

Work together
Heart Star

Heart Star

Jussi Simpanen

A parallel journey of the heart

Heart Star is a puzzle platformer game where players must guide two characters in parallel worlds so that they both work together to overcome dangerous and tricky puzzles. It's all about teamwork in this beautifully retro puzzle platformer.

Platforming action
Mimpi Dreams

Mimpi Dreams

Silicon Jelly s.r.o.

A charming puzzle platformer.

Mimpi is a dog who pees to mark his territory and dreams. Help him navigate his dream worlds, meet new friends and help them solve their problems, before finding the dog bed and settling in for a nap. The puzzles and platforming action is not too challenging, so it's a game that is friendly enough for everyone. The point is to have some fun and finish the game.

Colorblind - An Eye For An Eye
Colorblind - An Eye For An Eye



A color switch based platformer with a colorless world to navigate.

Play as right eye, and try to rescue the kidnapped left eye. With his partner missing, right eye is now color blind leaving a difficult world to navigate.

Control the totems


Flashbulb ApS

A totem teamwork challenge

Kalimba has players controlling two characters at the same time to help restore light to the island. Are you up to the task in this beautiful puzzle platformer?

Attention for the moving walls
EDGE Extended

EDGE Extended


Push a cube through geometry

The original game perfectly suited for mobile devices has come to the Apple TV. Develop your telekinetic strength by pushing a cube within a geometric universe. Platforms, enigmas and reflexes combine to make Edge Extended a rich and comprehensive game. Rotate and push the cube around the puzzle to complete each level.

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Apps with average score

Collect fish, unlock characters

Infiltrate Mice Dungeons and Recover the Stars as Nekosan



1Button SARL

Nekosan is a challenging platformer game that also throws in reflexes and puzzles into the mix. Help recover the stolen stars by infiltrating the mice dungeons as an almighty cat.

Burn through time
Lit the Torch

Light your way through parallel worlds

Lit the Torch

Lit the Torch

Beijing Corn Network Technology Co.,Ltd.

Lit the Torch is a puzzle platformer game that involves two parallel worlds, one that is the present and the other in the past. Players must help the protagonist find the hidden torches and light them up with her flame to complete the puzzles.

It gets complicated and challenging

A cute and charming portal puzzle game.



Acid Nerve

Help the paint bucket achieve its goal of getting the paintbrush that is locked away or in hard-to-reach places. Tap to open up portals and get the bucket to the brush while avoiding spikes and other obstacles. The simple controls are easy to pick up and make it so that...

Reunite with your love
Staying Together

Reunite the lovers

Staying Together

Staying Together

Naquatic LLC

Staying Together is a gorgeous puzzle platformer that is all about helping two lovers reunite in a world that is full of obstacles that try to separate them. Is love all that you need to overcome anything?

Hoggy 2
Hoggy 2

A puzzle platformer sequel that lets you play as cute stick slime balls.

Hoggy 2

Hoggy 2


A puzzle platformer sequel that lets you play as adorable slime balls that can stick to anything. Use your sticky ability to flip gravity, and maneuver through levels designed to counteract your ability.

Watch out for the marker

Finish the blueprints and watch out for the marker in this unique, physics puzzle platformer.



Hiker Games Joint Stock Company

Eraser has six unique chapters, each requiring a certain number of stars to unlock, with over 70 levels in all. Erase objects by swiping the screen to clear a path to the level goal.

Pretentious Game
Pretentious Game

There's a deeper meaning behind being pretentious

Pretentious Game

Pretentious Game


Pretentious Game is a puzzle platformer where the objective is to help the blue square reunite with the pink one. It sounds easy enough, but things get difficult and tricky once dangerous obstacles are all that stands between them.



Youzu Stars

**1st Prize of Best Game Creative Award in the 7th China Game Developers Awards**
**Excellent Indie Game**

How many steps do I need to meet you and not to miss you?
Yesterday! is a 3D Puzzle Game about the philosophy of love and encounter.
Space is independent, time is irreversible. The encounter in life,...

Lode Runner 1
Lode Runner 1

A modern twist on an NES classic puzzle platformer.

Lode Runner 1

Lode Runner 1

NEXON Company

Lode Runner is an arcade and NES classic that has now been redone for modern audiences in Lode Runner 1. There's an all new look and brand new levels built upon the familiar style of puzzle platformer. You need to climb ladders, dig holes for enemies to fall into, and...



Zero Rock Entertainment

*Winner of Indie Stream Fes 2015 - Best of Narrative Award
*Recipient of Famitsu Gold Dendo Award [31/40]
*Out of Index 2015 Official Selection

"Have you ever looked into a mirror carefully? How do you know whether the person looking at you from the other side is yourself or someone else inside the...

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Furdemption - A Quest For Wings

Furdemption - A Quest For Wings

RareSloth LLC

TouchArcade: 5/5 "Reminded me of the good old days of gaming." 5/5 "This game is intense, challenging and epic."

A puzzle platformer featuring a royal rabbit trying to escape hell. Confront grim reapers and poison spiders, dodge traps, and find items. Use your intellect and skill to overcome 140 puzzle and action levels gushing with craftsmanship, whimsy, and gore.


• 140 progressively challenging levels
• A mixture of skill and logic puzzles
• Plays perfectly on both iPhones and iPads
• Game Center leaderboards and achievements
• 3 iCloud game save slots
• No in-app purchases or ads
• Swipe gameplay, kid tested and approved
• Smooth animations and immersive sounds
• Original music by Jefferson Apply
• Only available on the App Store

Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

FDG Mobile Games GbR

also available for iPad and Mac OSX

Embark on an epic adventure that will take you beyond anything you have ever experienced before!

- iPhone 5 display support
- Never-before-seen gameplay
- 1 year in the making

This is the story of Kribl, a little bug on a big journey to bring light back to the Kingdom of Kriblonia. Help him to successfully traverse unexplored terrifying territories and find all the light-giving Dazzly Diamonds that were stolen by the Four Dark Spiders of the Apocalypse!

Move, turn and traverse labyrinth boxes which help you to safely reach the other end of each level. Beware of traps and deadly dangers!

During your journey you'll face dry dusty deserts, virulent volcano valleys, dank dark foggy forests and icy mountain peaks with treacherous slippery slopes. Each of these territories brings its own surprises and you'll find yourself pushing boxes, climbing platforms, jumping, sliding, falling - in every imaginable situation. All these actions require visionary thinking as each level contains puzzling structures which need to be turned, moved and navigated in order to get through. Use your wits to escape scorching sunbeams, freezing weather conditions and dangerous lava pits. You have to see this game in motion to truly understand how amazing it is. Follow the link at the end of the description below to see the game in action.

SlideToPlay: MUST HAVE 4/4: "Extremely well designed levels"; " might lose weeks of productivity"
TouchArcade: "The entire game is incredibly unique and each level is cleverly designed from beginning to end."
Appadvice: "brilliant artwork that looks great on the retina display and iPad..;"great soundtrack.." GREAT 5/5: "Beyond Ynth is a class act that is definitely worth checking out.."
Gizmodo: "..the graphics are very nice and the game has a high level of polish"
148apps: "It nails down the details that so many other puzzle games miss."; "awesome theme song (it’s amazing!)" "SUPERB! 5/5! The most innovative puzzle game ever!"

++ iPhone 5 display support.
++ NEW: Rewind Feature!
++ NEW: Solution Videos!
++ 80 levels with huge variety.
++ 15 hours of fun platform puzzling.
++ Original music and songs, recorded in a studio.
++ Voice acting.
++ Storybook with hand-drawn illustrations.
++ High-score lists and achievements.
++ Beautiful graphics and animations.
++ Super-smooth dimensional scrolling.
++ Realistic physics gameplay elements.
++ Tons of fun sound effects.
++ Official successor to the critically-acclaimed "Ynth".

If you're still uncertain about the game, please watch the exciting gameplay trailer. Please open up YouTube and search for Beyond Ynth or use this direct link:

Babylonian Twins (Freemium) Puzzle Platformer

Babylonian Twins (Freemium) Puzzle Platformer

BitHunch LLC

Featured by Apple: 'Great Platformer'

What happens when you combine Prince of Persia and the Lost Vikings in one game? An instant classic and iOS's best puzzle platformer.

Babylonian Twins is a 2D retro puzzle platform game that takes you to 576 BC in ancient Mesopotamia. With a beautifully reconstructed historic environments, original Middle Eastern music and innovative two-character control, you will enjoy days and weeks of exploration and mind-twisting puzzles. A critically acclaimed remake of the original Commodore Amiga game which was built in Iraq in the 90s.

Critical reviews:

4.5/5 - TouchArcade
4.5/5 - GamePro
5/5 - AppSmile
8/10 - PocketGamer (Silver Award)

"Fantastic head-scratching puzzles" - GamePro

"Top marks level design, superb challenges", EuroGamer

"A proud member of Mensa" - 148Apps

"Reminds us what was so good about 16-bit gaming" - PocketGamer

"A gorgeous, charming platformer with one of the most interesting backstories" - C-Net

"An Instant Classic" - THEAPPERA

Also featured on AOL News, Kotaku,, Arstechnica, The Independent, The Vancouver Sun and others.

About the game

- Guide the twin princes of Babylon in their quest to restore peace in Babylon in unique co-operative tag-team control

- Over a dozen large levels across five worlds including: Tower of Babel, the Assyrian Place, the Procession Street and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

- Super crisp retina graphics with a detailed reconstruction of ancient Mesopotamia derived from authentic history texts

- An album worth of original authentic Iraqi Music

- Super smooth scrolling at 60fps

- Secret treasures and bonus levels