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The 20 Best Mobile Puzzle Games  

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Who doesn't like to sit back and relax with a nice little puzzle game on their phone? It's a great way to kill time and give your noggin' a bit of a workout. However, there are so many puzzle games available to download it can be hard to pick the right one. That's why we're ranking the best mobile puzzle games - with the help of your votes, of course. 

Gorgeous puzzle games like Monument Valley prove you can do more with mobile games than simply reskin a clone of Tetris. There's also a great selection of pick-up-and-play games like Threes! or Unblock Me that anyone can understand immediately. Even ambitious games like Bridge Construction Portal or The Room retain a simplistic approach needed for mobile gaming without sacrificing their high-quality gameplay.

If you enjoyed playing any of these mobile puzzle games, make sure to vote them up so other gamers can be give them a go. 

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20 Best Mobile Puzzle Games
Photo: ustwo studio Ltd.

Monument Valley is a beautiful isometric puzzle game about a silent princess named Ida who's trying to find her way through magnificent mazes. By manipulating the world around Ida, you can guide her through the surreal architectures of the game. The vibrant colors are a perfect match for the game's minimalistic art style.  


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The Room
The Room is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20 Best Mobile Puzzle Games
Photo: Fireproof Studios

Not to be mistaken for the Tommy Wiseau film, The Room is an atmospheric adventure game in the style of Myst. Throughout the game, you're solving various puzzles in the hopes of unlocking a mysterious box within a room of a house. However, as you solve each puzzle, you are rewarded with a cryptic message from an author that went mad trying to unlock that very box. There are currently four games in the series.   

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Unblock Me
Unblock Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20 Best Mobile Puzzle Games
Photo: Kiragames Co., Ltd.

Unblock Me is a clever puzzle game that anyone can play. You simply slide blocks around until the red one is able to exit the area. Simple, right? It is...at first. Then, as the game progresses, you'll be sliding blocks left and right until you find the correct path to freedom. 

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Threes! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20 Best Mobile Puzzle Games
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Threes! is a perfect example of a game that's simple to learn but hard to master. The goal is easy: Slide one numbered tile on a four-by-four grid to combine addends and multiples of three until you are out of possible moves. Everyone knows how to add up by three. However, trying to reach the highest score with the limited numbers available to you is the real challenge. 

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