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Best Point & Click Adventure Games

Best Point & Click Adventure Games

Point and Click adventure games excelled in the early 90s on PC. They're a natural fit for touch screens, and the style has seen a renaissance in the App Store. This list includes the best point-and-click adventure games for iOS.

The Room Three

Navigate a series of puzzling trials devised by the mysterious Craftsman

The Room Three
Interact With Life Like Boxes

For those that enjoy challenging puzzles presented through immersive 3D design.

The story of The Room continues with trials set by a creepy new nemesis, The Craftsman. As you explore huge areas and tiny ones, the challenges feel increasingly epic, and a better-than-ever hint system ensures that finding solutions is super-rewarding. Can you unravel the secrets of the remote island you've found yourself on?

Why we love it

The Room Three is beautifully crafted with a chilling atmosphere, mind-bending puzzles, and a collection of gorgeous visuals. It will bend your mind as you try to unravel the puzzles behind the island and the mysterious Craftsman. Enjoy the puzzlings trials and keep your wits about you.

For those who...

  • Love puzzles
  • Have a knack for spotting hidden features and objects

Not for those who...

  • Don't enjoy beautiful graphics
  • Don't like puzzles
Lumino City

Immersive 3-D puzzle adventure

Lumino City
Interact With Handmade Worlds

For those who like interacting with mini worlds filled with interconnected mechanisms.

Lumino City s arguably the best game of the year in 2015. The game is beautiful, the music is outstanding, controls are simple to learn, the puzzles are terrific, and the story is rather captivating and immersive. This is a puzzle adventure that is worth every penny and highly recommended if you are a fan of the genre.

Why we love it

The graphics in Lumino City are stunning. A big reason behind this is the fact that everything that you see in the game was created by hand out of real-world materials. The entire game is based off of a real life model city that the developers created from scratch, and the results have paid off.

For those who...

  • Love style
  • Want something new
  • Enjoy real world experiences

Not for those who...

  • Don't have patience
  • Rather be shooting things
The Silent Age

Travel through time in silence

The Silent Age
Time Travel Puzzles

For anyone who likes a stylized point-and-click adventure game

The game offers a relatively familiar point, and click adventure style as you need to search different rooms to gather items that you then need to use to advance. What really changes it up is the time travel inclusion allowing you to flip time to see the same room, but in a different time with new potential items. There’s a whole new layer of puzzle intrigue thanks to having a second time period in the same setting.

Why we love it

Stylized games are always fun and unique, and The Silent Age is no different. The game has flashy visuals but still provides the right amount of challenge in the puzzles. Plus it is fun to travel between two different time periods and see what a future is like where mankind is extinct.

For those who...

  • Like dystopian themes
  • Enjoy puzzles
  • Like seeing how things change over time

Not for those who...

  • Don't like puzzles
  • Don't like dystopian themes
  • Are not fans of time travel
Love You To Bits

An endearing point-and-click puzzle adventure

Love You To Bits
Solve puzzles

For those that love puzzles, charm, and a love story.

Love You To Bits is a point-and-click puzzle adventure game. Players take the role of Kosmo and help him solve puzzles throughout the galaxy while discovering new planets and life forms, all on a quest to collect the broken pieces of Nova in order to rebuild her.

Why we love it

The plot of the game is a rather cute and touching one, and the puzzles are not too difficult but still provide enough challenge to make you think.

For those who...

  • Like cute and endearing stories
  • Enjoy puzzles
  • Like point-and-click games
  • Want adventure in space

Not for those who...

  • Don't like cute and adorable
  • Don't have feelings
  • Don't like point-and-click games
  • Don't like puzzles
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

Secret agent puzzle action

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise
The House Is Full of Secrets

For those who like classic point and click adventure games, and spy movies.

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise provides challenging puzzles encased in an immersive story. With retro-style imagery and a classic tale of cat and mouse, you must use your secret agent puzzle-solving skills to locate and capture Ruby La Rouge.

Why we love it

For a challenging game full of logic-based puzzles and riddles, Agent A: A puzzle in disguise is an entertaining adventure. The interesting secret agent story, ingenious gadgets and devices, and enjoyable, casual gameplay make this puzzler a winner.

For those who...

  • Enjoy fast-paced adventures
  • Dislike puzzle games
  • Prefer intense, action-packed gameplay

Not for those who...

  • Enjoy story-based puzzlers
  • Like clever, challenging puzzles
  • Prefer relaxed gameplay
The Trace: Murder Mystery Game - Analyze evidence and solve the criminal case

Solve the criminal case in this exciting murder mystery

The Trace: Murder Mystery Game - Analyze evidence and solve the criminal case
Point and Click Case

For those who like thrilling murder mysteries

A point and click adventure game that pits you as a homicide detective. The goal is to solve a series of inter-connected murders by investigation crime scenes in the classic point and click style. You play as a detective called to an auto body shop to investigate a dead body. That leads to uncovering a series of clues and puzzles to help you solve the case.

Why we love it

We always enjoy a good murder mystery, and this game puts you right in the action. Gather up all of the evidence and clues, and see if you can figure it out on your own.

For those who...

  • Like murder mysteries
  • Enjoy detective games
  • Like to think

Not for those who...

  • Are sensitive to crimes
  • Don't like to use their head
  • Want a more action-packed game
Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Point and click your way through this touching adventure about war

Valiant Hearts: The Great War
WWI Puzzles

For those who enjoy story-driven games.

A game set during World War I that provides a point, and click adventure style that has now been ported to the touch platform. There’s an animated comic book art style, and yet the game is relatively historically accurate, which is quite a surprise. The game storyline follows the timeline of the actual war, and the diverse characters each play a key role. You go from the French countryside to German prisoner on through to trench warfare, all while solving puzzles along the way. The story of Valiant Hearts is highly engaging to keep you actively pursuing the progression to see what happens next.

Why we love it

Valiant Hearts features beautiful hand-drawn artwork and has a cast of amazing characters that you truly feel attached to after getting to know them. The game is also historically accurate and has rather challenging puzzles.

For those who...

  • Like a good story-driven game
  • Enjoy historically accurate titles
  • Like point-and-click adventure style puzzle games

Not for those who...

  • Want an action-based game
  • Don't care about historical accuracy
  • Don't care about storylines
Rusty Lake Hotel

A hotel where everything is worth dying for

Rusty Lake Hotel
Strange Puzzles

For those who like a good puzzle adventure game with a fun twist.

A puzzle adventure game for iOS that delivers animal personification, and mystery. The game delivers familiar elements for the genre, and yet easily stands on its own with a fresh approach and storyline. There’s an overarching puzzle scheme that is developed by solving little puzzles in each room of the guests. You get to explore each of six rooms one at a time, trying to solve each little brain teaser that you uncover.

Why we love it

Rusty Lake Hotel offers a unique art style that is sure to turn heads, and the puzzles themselves can be rather challenging, but it is still fun. It's a refreshing experience that everyone should try on their Apple TV.

For those who...

  • Like unique games
  • Love animals and don't mind seeing them in a new light
  • Enjoy puzzles

Not for those who...

  • Don't like puzzles
  • Want a casual game
  • Get weirded out by personified animals