The Most Popular Puzzle Video Games Right Now

For those who love feeling perplexed but challenged for hours on end, we're ranking the most popular puzzle games in 2019. These are mostly new puzzle games that people are playing, but that doesn't mean popular classics can't pop up on the list. These current puzzle games are ranked by your votes, so don't be shy about expressing your opinion about each game by voting it up or down.

You might not think it at first glance, but games like Shadow of the Tomb Raider, which center around action and adventure, are awash with puzzles. In fact, the game is impossible to complete without scratching your head a few times in perplexed wonderment while trying to accomplish the various puzzle challenges along the way. If a more classically themed puzzle game is your style, check out Human: Fall Flat, an addictive puzzle platformer that's sure to suck up hours of your time with its fun and challenging physics puzzles!

Vote up the best puzzle games everyone should be playing in 2019, and check back for updates as new puzzle titles are released throughout the year.

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  • Portal 2
    1
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Puzzle game, Platform game
    • Genres (Video game): Survival horror
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure
  • Baba Is You
    5
    • Genres (Video game): Puzzle
  • Hitman 2
    6
      • Genres (Video game): platform-puzzle
    • The Witness
      8
      • Genres (Video game): Puzzle game
    • Poly Bridge
      9

      Poly Bridge

      2016
      • Donut County
        10
        • Genres (Video game): Puzzle
      • Opus Magnum
        11
        • Genres (Video game): Puzzle, programming
      • Marvel Puzzle Quest
        12

        Marvel Puzzle Quest

        2013
        • Tetris 99
          13
          • Genres (Video game): Puzzle, battle royale
          • Genres (Video game): Horror, Puzzle game, Interactive movie, Adventure
        • Return of the Obra Dinn
          15

          Return of the Obra Dinn

          2018
            • Genres (Video game): Action, puzzle
          • Unheard
            17

            Unheard

            2019
              • Genres (Video game): Platform game
              • Pode
                20

                Pode

                2018
                  • Genres (Video game): Puzzle
                • Pikuniku
                  22
                  • Genres (Video game): Puzzle, adventure
                • Observation
                  23
                  • Genres (Video game): Adventure, puzzle
                • Distraint
                  24

                  Distraint

                  2015
                  • Hacknet
                    25

                    Hacknet

                    2015