The 12 Best iPhone and iPad Puzzle Games

The App Store is filled with puzzle games that come in all shapes and sizes. there are plenty of quality puzzle games out there for the iPhone and iPad.But these puzzlers are the cream of the crop. From new takes on familiar ideas to unique hybrids — these are the twelve best puzzle games for iOS.

Scribblenauts Remix

This game requires a different set of puzzle skills: creativity. Each level has a goal or star that must be collected by conjuring up items. This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Bejeweled Blitz

Bejeweled Blitz app is designed for both iPhone and iPad. The game uses Facebook to connect with the browser version of the game, bringing together achievements and friend leaderboards from across various platforms.

Match Panic

Match Panic app is simple yet addictive fun. app support with iPad, iPhone & iPod touch.


Peggle is Pong meets pinball. The goal of this Pachinko-like puzzle game is to get rid of all the orange pegs. Shoot the ball into the grid, and watch as it bounces all over the screen, taking pegs out one by one. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 3.0 or later.


Play the AD-FREE version of Drop7 by Zynga, the highly addictive and critically acclaimed puzzle game that you cannot put down! Zone out to the hypnotic numerical spell of Drop7 in this deceptively simple puzzle game that will keep you entertained for hours.


Connectrode is a pure puzzle game of simple but elegant strategy. Connect the chips to clear them from the board – but with each connector you place, beware blocking off parts of the board from yourself!  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later.

Cross Fingers

The game really feels like you are playing with a physical object and comes in a very nicely packaged application. You will need to exercise your brain, imagination and – unique for a puzzle game – your reflexes and dexterity to complete all 570 levels!


Puzzlejuice is an enveloping world of gorgeous design, funky music, and falling blocks that you can’t help but fall in love with. Puzzlejuice takes all of the elements of your favorite puzzle games and puts it into one convenient brightly colored package!


Compression is one of those puzzle games that seems to get everything right. Compression takes the famous falling blocks game concept and redefines it. Use all the block dropping skills you’ve mastered in the past, and then discover an all new level of strategy that only Compression can offer.


The player launches orbs onto a playing field, that then expand out until they hit a wall or another orb. A number is then added to the orb, signifying how many hits it will take for the orb to go away.


Linkoidz is an out of this world new arcade puzzle game. Crash landed on an alien planet, you must fight off the Linkoidz onslaught with only your gravity gun and trusty energy shield.

Monsters Ate My Condo

This is a delightfully manic puzzler that combines color matching with Jenga. Players swipe different-colored condos left and right, trying to keep the stack from toppling over by feeding same-colored condos to the monsters on each side, and matching up three of the same color condo in the stack.

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