WHERE ARE MY DRAGONS? Why, they're in this simple yet stylish and addictive sliding block puzzle. Swap dragons around the screen and move them to the correct places in each beautifully designed level.
A tower defense game without towers and enemies, but rather fast food stops and shipping trucks? Your reputation is on the line as you struggle to build a network of warehouses and workers that will deliver your goods on time, while contending with the things trying to distract your drivers along the way.
Nothing ruins a party like a witch, and in this puzzle platformer, three friends get cursed when a witch crashes their shindig. Now they're all stuck in the same body, and you must swap between them, and their abilities, to play!
Did you know ninjas are aliens? Well, they are, and in this strange puzzle game, you're the alien! After escaping a mutant invasion back home, you've gone back in time to infiltrate a mad scientist's lab to prevent the invasion from happening, using all your skills to succeed!
Simple, swanky, sneakily challenging... those are the three words that best apply to this minimalistic puzzler. Simply program a path and then plop down your square to collect all the gold ones. Sound easy? Ha!
Endless-runner-style gameplay meets RPG in this clever turn-based fantasy game. Explore a dungeon Minesweeper-style and duke it out with monsters across challenging levels to some... interesting music!
Stellar atmosphere make up for a short length in this clever interrogative I, Robot-ish game with a cyberpunk feel. Think about the questions posed, but think even harder about the morals behind them.
ErlinE is on a gorgeous quest to save the world, but she just might die trying... like, a LOT. Get the magic orb to the portal in each stage, but watch out for the crushing walls of death, spike-filled pits, and saw blades along the way!
Have you played this addictive puzzle game based on Threes! yet? Once you start, you won't want to stop. All you have to do is swipe and combine numbers, trying to reach 2048, but it's anything but easy, especially not easy to put down.
Puzzles meets action meets WHAAAAAA? in this bizarre, chaotic game packed with colour and humour. Can you have your way through levels to rescue your dear Mr. Teddington from the evil Queen Chigeon?
Everyone loves adventure, and everyone loves monkeys, so it would stand to reason that monkeys having adventures would be the best thing ever, right? Point and click to solve puzzles in this latest colourful installment from Pencil Kids!
Aimar's trippy puzzle platformer will have you changing the world around you in order to proceed. Want to reach that shiny gem? Just copy and paste some of the surrounding area to get to it! Just watch out, since you can cut away the very ground you're standing on, or even duplicate yourself!
For everyone who used to stomp around their toys making roaring sounds as a kid, this action game puts you in control of a massive monster duking it out against other huge creatures while you rampage through helpless villages.
The law of games says that if you're playing an alien, you must crash land somewhere, and thus your job in this cute physics puzzle platformer is to leap, squish, collect, and squeeze your way to your spaceship in each level... without being electrocuted!
Ben Olding's addictive strategy series is back and bigger than ever, with revamped graphics, new races to play as, and bigger maps. Build troops and overwhelm your enemies before they can do the same to you, against the computer or in multiplayer!
Need more Sokoban? Uh, duh. A sequel to the original no frills block puzzle game, Sokoboom 2 offers a simple yet polished presentation and thirty devious stages that will satisfy your thirst for Sokoban challenges even if it doesn't push the envelope.
This game is unfinished, and that's the whole point! In this puzzle platformer, you'll need to use tools to figure out how to finish levels to get your intrepid little stickman safely through all the hazards in his path!
Waking up in a hospital is bad enough. But what about if you couldn't remember who you were and the entire town was deserted? Follow a trail of clues in this creepy and ambitious action adventure that blends horror with sci-fi action and RPG elements!
Use your head, sometimes literally, in this colourful puzzle platformer! Tricky Ricky is stranded far from home and needs to find fuel to send an S.O.S. signal. Too bad that fuel is behind lasers, locks, teleporters, switches, force fields... oh, and some very big, angry robots!
Who needs fuzzy critters stuffed into tiny balls when you can be a digital assassin, capturing and reprogramming to suit your needs? Using the programs you capture, make your way through cyberspace, doing battle against system defenses, in this trippy and addictive gem.
It seems so simple. Replicate a pattern and image by layering colors on a grid in a specific order in a certain amount of moves. But this elegantly confounding puzzle will keep you busy for a lot longer than you first think!
Even though you don't have any toes, you'll still need to stay on them in this colour-based puzzle platformer! You can safely land on any platform that doesn't match your colour, but since each platform with CHANGE colour to match when you land on it, picking your patch becomes harder and harder!
Web your way through dangerous yet gorgeous caverns in this puzzle platformer. As a literal spider man (or spider critter), sling yourself across gaps, harnessing your momentum in a move that's tricky to master until you get some practice in.
Put up your guns! The ten baddest bosses the world has ever seen are coming your way, and they're packing some serious firepower! Blast your way through this exciting shooter as you tackle baddies and upgrade your equipment.
Guns will only get you so far... you have to build! In this fast-paced blend of shooting and platforming action, hold off aliens with mounted weapons, nab cash, and scramble to build safe structures between waves.
Explore a mysterious dungeon with a mirror image of yourself in Nitrome's latest puzzle platformer. With clever mechanics and atmosphere, this has fresh gameplay that will keep you coming back!
Procedurally generated chess-style logic puzzles? Yes please. Move like a knight piece on each grid to capture locks to open up the door to the next stage, avoiding enemies with classic chess movement.
Have pickaxe? Will travel! All the way to China in this arcade-y action game, as you try to dig as deep as you can each round before the timer runs out, nabbing precious minerals to sell for upgrades. It's like a launch game, but... down!
Forget limbo. How high can you go in this cute arcade game? This little monkey just wants to chow down on some bananas clinging to a massive beanstalk (because that's how you get bananas, duh), but as he climbs, he's being pelted with a baffling variety of trash from the angry monkeys above, trying to knock him down.
Man, why are rescue workers complaining? All they have to do is point to remove dangerous things so people can file safely down to the ambulance in an orderly fashion. Even the architects go so far as to explicitly construct every building with easy explosive escape devices in mind!
The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! Build turrets to defend your base and upgrade your weapons across challenging stages in this gorgeous tower-defense game.
Love jump scares? Get a load of these monkey shines! It's chaotic freaky horror in this browser arcade demo as you find yourself lost in a maze but not alone, hunted by monsters who just want to MEAT you.
Addicted to Threes! and 2048 but feel they could use a bit more Bart Bonte? Then check out this simple yet challenging puzzler. Swipe and combine identical numbers to raise the tally as high as you can, but watch out for the red blocks that will spawn to block your way!
Most games play WITH you, but this frenetic arcade game just wants to see you broken! Created for Flappy Jam, you'll be dodging dangerous paywalls as you try to rack up the highest possible score. The game is free, but it might cost you your sanity... or your teeth once you start grinding them.
This severely unsettling first person horror game seems innocuous at first as your find yourself in a sunlit yet strangely empty room fallen into disrepair. Follow the trail of clues in a series of increasingly unnerving notes to get to the truth... and turn your sound up.
Even if the weather outside is frightful, an escape is always delightful! In this funny and intuitive game, you've been locked up by some fellow coworkers who have gone a little stir-crazy, and now that you've radioed for a helicopter, it's time to find a way out to it.
Frozen treats lead you astray in this quirky, adorable puzzle game from Neutronized! Slide icy blocks to create safe paths for your little yeti child to make it by hazards, scarfing down any tasty treats in your way.
It's the end of the world as we know it, and it's adorable in this itty-bitty strategy simulation by Storm Alligator, where every move you make could bring devastation closer and closer to the little world depending on you to figure out how to save it.
Put on your hip waders, because there's buckets of cartoony gore in this simple yet addictive action RPG with randomised loot and tons of unlockables. Can you take on a whole pack of demon lords as a favour to one? Heck, should you?
A Dark Room will run quietly by itself in a tab in your browser with only minimal interaction at first. There's just you, the dark, dwindling wood, and a fire to stoke. But what might that light attract? What could you build if you dared venture the cold quiet outdoors? With gameplay that will remind you of Candy Box! but a decidedly creepier, more intriguing bent to go with simulation and adventure, A Dark Room is well worth checking out.
Match gems to duke it out against freaky monsters ripped from worldwide folklore in this simple yet quirky turn-based Puzzle Quest style game, taking on the role of a cybernetic superhero cat who defends kitties from the Nazghul. No, we're not kidding.
A new life in a new city sounds perfect for Xiro and his sister after the tragic loss of their mother, but with the undead attack one day while he's at work, he must fight his way back through the streets to find his little sister and scavenge blueprints and supplies in this action-packed game.
Hero Punch puts you in control of an itty-bitty retro ninja out to slay his enemies with the power of... flinging himself vaguely in their direction... ? Pick your projected path to slice and dice any foes in your way, but be careful... you have a limited number of dashes per level!
Idle God 3 puts a story spin on the "clicktoy" genre of games like Cookie Clicker, as you play an immortal leading the destiny of a planet... all while going through an existential crisis. Make choices and gather resources and upgrades to lead your little planet to a bright future... or destruction.
Dave had to quit his last job after he was caught bending time and space... while trying to sneak out early. His new job should be a lot simpler... if it weren't for the fact that the laws of physics have turned against him again in this puzzle platforming sequel!
Koan is a gorgeously designed puzzle platformer where enlightenment and the way forward comes with a little introspection. Meditate to create paths through the simple yet beautiful watercolour environments.
It's just your average day in the city for robotic bowler hat wearing, boombox carrying hero J-Tubeus, but a bot-napping changes all that! When he wakes up in a cell, he'll have to solve puzzles and look for clues in order to escape in this gorgeous point-and-click puzzle adventure!
Wiu wiu! The cars are back for more in the third installment of the popular fender-bending physics puzzle series! Put the pedal to the metal to get rid of the rotten villain cars, but don't waste time applying the brakes if you don't want to go flying!
Inadvertent saviour of the world Alexia Crow is back in this gorgeous though slightly unintuitive point-and-click adventure as continues her training to become a legendary hero, while at the same time struggling to uncover the mystery as to why her services are needed.
Most people have two eyes, but you've only got one, and getting it safely through each challenging stage of this unique physics game takes a lot of work and patience. Using the powers of strangely coloured critters, you'll need split-second timing to succeed!
The latest installment of Mateusz Skutnik's beloved Submachine series marries mechanics and mysticism for one huge point-and-click puzzle adventure. Stranded in an otherworldly temple, you'll need to use your wits and your eyes to uncover its secrets in this gorgeous, clever game.
Skudgee's retro Metroidvania game might be a little rough around the edges, but ain't it just the cutest? You control a little robot who, after relentless teasing from his peers, winds up getting lost and trapped in a very dangerous place indeed... though fortunately there are a lot of things to discover to help you!
If this cute as pie physics puzzle game feels familiar, it's probably because you played the developer's other game, Golden Scarabaeus. Get the porker into the mud bath in each level by manipulating the objects around him... and by changing the pig itself!
Being dead ain't all it's cracked up to be, and after a few years of haunting his cemetery, our ghostly hero decides to see what lies beyond the gates in this puzzle-platformer. Possess people with different strengths to make it past dangers and manipulate physical objects, but hey, what's up with that strange gate... ?
Currently in Alpha, this simple yet oh so addictive sim puts you in charge of public transportation as you struggle to meet the growing demands of the city. While far from complete, it's on the right track to being amazing.
In this fast-paced and stylish hack-and-slash side-scroller, you play a warrior who takes up a cursed sword that feasts on his own life force as you battle through endless hordes of foes.
You've heard about stopping to smell the roses, but do you ever just stop and listen? This odd yet intriguing experimental game uses sound to direct you around a surreal landscape, but beware since not everything you can find is friendly..
From the creator of Hanna in a Choppa comes a challenging strategic puzzle board game, pitting you against the computer or another player as you struggle for territory across a variety of challenging setups!
Like your tower defense games a little spacey? This gorgeous minimalistic strategy game is located inside cyberspace, where you'll have to use all your abilities and freely placed towers to defend against glitches, viruses, and much more!
Short, sweet, and more than a little poignant, this piece of interactive art sends you on a walk, but will you remember it when it's over? Is that even possible for you? While light on gameplay, ALZ delivers a heartbreaking experience that's worth checking out.
Standing still brings death, but so does, y'know, being crushed. In this challenging and gorgeous shadowy platformer, generate more lives by moving, but watch your step.
Being a dinosaur seems simple. You chow down on what you want (in this case coloured blocks) and one day someone makes a bad educational movie out of you for IMAX. Easy, right? But this colour-swapping platformer is anything but as you control an adorable dino who must change his hue to get his lunch and avoid danger... quickly!
Bullets, pixels, and a break-neck pace drenches in a retro neon aesthetic. What more could you want? Duke it out with big bosses and swarms of enemies in this upgrade-packed run-and-gun sci-fi arcade game!
Little Red Riding Hood can't catch a break, and if she stops to have one, she's going to be bludgeoned with a giant carrot and then cooked in a pan while she plays the trombone, because it's awesome that's why. Anjo Pascual and Ray Sagun deliver a gorgeously animated and quirky arcade game that challenges you to last as long as possible as you click to make Red leap over attacks and obstacles, nabbing power-ups and more. Though on the repetitive side, Run Red Run packs quality and charm to burn, and we'd love to see a more fleshed out version.
Keybol knows that, as gamers, there's nothing we love more than blowing things up and booting things across the room, so why not make a game about it? Like the original game, the goal in this physics puzzler is to remove certain shapes from the field while making sure others don't fall off. Some unnecessarily fiddly stages and physics keeps it from being as casually fun as the original, but hey... maybe you like a challenge.
If you're looking for a very silly point-and-click puzzle game, kokos012 will deliver in this strange little game where a breakdown on a dark road leads to all sorts of unexpected adventure in a mysterious castle. Each screen is its own puzzle where you'll have to figure out what to click to overcome a challenge in order to proceed... just, uh, don't overthink things too much. Or expect it to make a lot of sense.
Short and simple, this platformer will provide just enough of a challenge to fill up a break. Get from one pipe to another in each level by swapping your colour to manipulate walls and platforms, dodging whirling blades and timing vanishing blocks along the way!
Bam! Right in the nostalgia. Chris Martin puts a clever spin on one of the most notorious games of our decade by combining Earthbound and Flappy Bird for a game development jam designed to encourage and inspire. How long can you last flapping through some iconic locations past some mysterious office supplies before you take mortal damage and collapse?
Color Instinct is an uncomplicated, but highly interesting physics puzzle which lets you play with colourful bouncy balls (whee!). But don't let the simple graphics fool you – this baby is full of deceptively easy levels which will put your out-of-the-box thinking to the test. With five bonus stages and a level editor, Color Instinct will keep you entertained and challenged for a good while.
Goat Guardian is a platform puzzle game that stars Steven and his pet goat, Steven Jr.! Steven Jr. likes to climb to dangerous places, so Steven has to run out and and rescue him. It's a well-made and attractive game with a good set of stages that are just the right balance of reflexes and puzzle solving.
Less a game and more a community-driven storytelling experiment, this collection of tales and comics from different authors and artists covers everything from serious sci-fi to epic fantasy, and even humour. The catch? You get to vote on how each new installment of the stories you're reading will go.
Copy and paste your way to freedom in this unique puzzle game. After being abducted by aliens, use their own technology against them to copy any item and temporarily paste it elsewhere for your benefit. Outside the box thinking is a must if you're to get back to Earth!
If something is in your way, just change it! Nitrome puts a clever twist on the puzzle platform genre as you play a hero who can swap the properties of any two items. Turn dangerous spikes into soft clouds, or impassable bricks into collectible coins to boost your score!
Mummy Busters is a puzzle platformer by Dharmasta AW where you clear pyramids of all the somethings strange that are skulking its halls. Mummy Busters introduces elements at just the right pace to keep things entertaining, and even if a few levels are frustrating in the timing skills required, it'll keep you walking-like-an-Egyptian back to it.
Click and mouse to resolve beautiful scenes in a soothing, relaxing environment. This is ideal for a pleasant coffee break or just a peaceful moment away from everything. OFFS3T is a delightful interlude that reminds us that the pleasures in life are in the experience, rather than in the completion.
After bursting out of a coffin, you find yourself lost and disoriented in a strange city, and when night falls things get even stranger. The third chapter of the popular point-and-click horror adventure series provides some of the best atmosphere around in an otherworldly and supremely creepy setting that provides big scares without a lot of gore.
In Earth Taken 2, an action platformer by SeethingSwarm, you are a survivor, trying desperately to shoot through the hordes of aliens who've turned the world toxic. So a lot like the first Earth Taken, then. Jocularity aside, though, while there's a lot that's the same, gameplay has also been refined, making this the sci-fi horror game the original could and should have been.
Cover Orange Journey Knights by Johnny-K is a new installment of the Cover Orange series of physics puzzles that's a return to form for the series. With new puzzle mechanics and interesting integration of hidden-object elements, both fans of and those new to the series will find it quite a-peeling.
Let's protect the Moon! Again! In this fast-paced, lasers-everywhere defence shooter you'll mow down wave after wave of intruders in order to save a big hunk of space rock – and with all those cool upgrades and unlimited futuristic ammo, that will be no problem at all.
An evil king has stolen the monkeys' favorite playthings, making them go very sad. Make the monkeys happy again by going on a point-and-click puzzle adventure. Explore the kingdom, gathering up helpful objects and using them correctly to work your way into the castle and rescue the toys. As long as you aren't squeamish about a stinky spider poo, completing your quest quickly should be no problem. Which is a good thing—the sooner you finish, the sooner the simian weeping turns to joyful leaping.
Silvian is down on his luck, and running afoul of a local thieves guild doesn't help matters. He's taking a job to find out what's wrong in a neighbouring town, but before he leaves he has some items to gather. A short first installment to a new dark fantasy point-and-click adventure from Black Olive Games.
Plexus serves up some sweet seasonal puzzling with this Valentine's Day themed jigsaw. Though not as difficult as others we've seen from them, beautiful colours and cute imagery makes for proof positive that the best way to say "I tolerate you" is to say it with puzzles.
For some reason, whenever my mother read me the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, she left out all the clicking. Probably because it would have taken her fifteen years to tell it otherwise. Adam Vierra, Diploms1, and MB throw their hats in the clicktoy pool with this resource-gathering spin on the classic fairytale where you must mine and fish in addition to taking whacks at the beanstalk in order to afford upgrades to work faster and more efficiently. Maybe the cow was the better deal... ?
Can a game be both mellow and make you want to throw your computer off a bridge? If it's Hybrid Mind Studios' imminently stylish and simple avoidance game, then the answer is a teeth-gritting yes! Try to navigate yourself through a maze avoiding the walls that only appear when you click, which itself incurs a small penalty, so the object is to try to memorize the layout of the level to get through with your highscore intact. And your computer.
Bikas serves up some soothingly simple puzzling where all you have to do is click and drag hinged shapes to make them fit together according to the design. If you're looking for something low on difficulty but high on curiously cathartic atmosphere (what is that music? Am I drinking tea in Saturn Valley?), this is the game for you to set your day off on a calm note.
Help a cute, scampering demon-thingy storm the dark castle, crack the magic orbs, defeat devilish bosses, restore sunlight to the land, and score some sweet upgrades in Labyrinth: Secrets of ShadowHaven, a roguelike platformer by Nick Casto and Luis Castanon. The only real goal may be a high score, but the game's innate humor and likability sees it through
Horse Jump is a simple logic-driven puzzle game created by RatoLibre1. It utilizes a board with colored and marked squares alongside matching tokens you can click to manipulate. Each piece moves like a knight in chess, that clever little L-shape that works so well in puzzle games. Touch each matching square on the screen to progress to the next level. Do it flawlessly and within the move limit to earn a perfect score!
Who you gonna call? No, those guys are probably retired, and when your ghost problem is more of the match-3 variety, you need a specialist. This simple yet addictively charming little game takes you across 45 levels of arcade action as you deal with ghosts of all types that bounce and roll around the screen to make connections... just keep an eye on your timer!
Welcome to the exciting world of charging small domestic appliances! This is your chance to tinker with electricity without getting those nasty old shocks. All you have to do is supply the current to the appliances by solving a number of physics puzzles. It's all the fun of being an electrician without ever having to wear overalls!
Cats get into all sorts of things, and their love of laundry baskets is well documented. But Sylviepouetpouet's frisky feline winds up in trouble when it accidentally gets tossed in with the wash and must figure out a way to escape the machine! A short but adorable point-and-click puzzle game that shines with charm and personality.
turboNuke's fourth entry in the Harry Quantum series, Doc Star, contains everything necessary for a wild ride: sex, drugs and rock 'n roll! Okay, so there's no sex. And drugs make no appearance either. So it's just rock 'n roll, and that's all Harry and his robotic sidekick, Graeme need. Point and click your way out of a (still) crazy adventure saving Super Burro's brother, Percy, and his recently reunited band.
Sometimes you're in a mood for a simple, yet artsy deconstructed puzzle platformer. Deconstructed, you ask? Indeed, each level is broken into chunks and you have to make sense of it all while jumping around and trying not to break your neck. It's actually much more serene than it sounds: no complicated goals, no timers, just soothing music, poetic narration and beautiful gameplay.
Mallowin, OttoMoto and Yaros Mjelsky have put together a clean, thoughtful experience in their puzzle platformer, Risen. Play as the god Ra who is climbing his way back up from the Underworld, and, as you may expect, his only way out is through a pyramid. Puzzle you way through each of the 30 levels with your magical ball at your side... or on your head.
Strange Light Games serves up this very short and rough-around-the-edges but intriguing little experimental game. You wake up to find your apartment in shambles and you can't remember anything... but is it even your apartment? The choices you make as you examine things determines the outcome of the game, as the way you look at objects can be incriminating or mundane. A spotty English translation makes things a little awkward, but it's a clever idea that could do with being revisited and expanded on in the future.
Hiiiiiiiiigh-way TO THE monster zone! turboNUKE serves up more of the physics-based racing they're known for in this colourful game packed with upgrades and fangs. Fans might find little to pull them away from the more elaborate Cyclomaniacs, but you try telling a giant T-Rex in a monster truck that you've "been there, done that" and talk to me when you've picked the treads out of your teeth.
rottenmage's 48-hour entry for Global Game Jam draws inspiration from Terry Cavanagh's Don't Look Back to create a heavily symbolic action game where one wrong move means death. You play a man going about his "every day life", but in this case that means dodging lightning strikes, angry dogs, and... demons? Hmmm. Hmmmm, I say.
Though it starts off slow, this platforming puzzle is full of surprises and unexpectedly touching to boot, as you play a jetpack-toting old man gathering up photographic memories of his past and going on one last grand adventure.
From Red Medusa Productions, creators of the Versus flash animation series, and XPYC Team, creators of... potato chips (I think?), comes VerSus Ohrustenny Quest. The small amounts of in-game text are in Russian, but the general story of this point-and-click adventure should be clear in seconds: a fair maiden has been kidnapped, and it's up to the Fourth Musketeer (who, lest we forget, is actually a swordsman) to rescue her from her captors. A little naughty as potato chip commercials go, but fans of physical comedy will find it definitely worth an impulse try.
Improving its UI and crafting system while adding new worlds and creatures to contend with, this sequel to 2012's hit Motherload-esque mining simulation takes you to all new alien planets as you control a lost robot scrounging for supplies to repair and upgrade himself in a wide variety of ways.
Trapped in a dangerous lab of soldiers and monsters and deadly instruments, you've been sprung from your cell by a faceless hacker. Now it's up to you to blast, explode, dissolve, and electrocute your way out in this challenging and varied physics projectile puzzler.