50 Best Challenging games

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The best 50 Challenging games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Challenging games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Angry Birds Match released the 30 August 2017

1# Croc's World 3 - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Croc's World 3
Screenshot of the video game Croc's World 3
Screenshot of the video game Croc's World 3
Screenshot of the video game Croc's World 3

"Crocs World 3" is a really nice jump'n'run with 60 incredible levels and many challenging enemies! + 60 incredible levels + Nice graphics + 2 different themes + many challenging enemies + 4 evil endbosses Collect special items like "Firehelmet" (walk through fire) or "Shield" (Invincible for 10 seconds)!

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2# Splix.io! - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Splix.io!
Screenshot of the video game Splix.io!
Screenshot of the video game Splix.io!
Screenshot of the video game Splix.io!

In splix.io your objective is to capture as many blocks as possible, draw a line around an area and get back to your own land in order to capture the area. But watch out, because if anyone touches your line before you reach your own land, you die.

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3# Nioh - 2017

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Ready your blade - grueling encounters await around every corner in this action RPG set in a vast land ravaged by civil war. Digital Deluxe edition includes the full game, five in-game weapons inspired by those found on Nioh statues across Japan, and a season pass to unlock three pieces of DLC containing extra missions, story, and a PS4 avatar. Also included is the Crimson Armor Set to wear in-game, based on the battle dress worn by legendary samurai Yukimura Sanada (available for the first two weeks after launch).

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4# twofold inc. - 2016

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twofold inc. is a humble puzzle game with stunning looks and mesmerizing mechanics. Scroll the playfield to unravel the tiles, then make a path to clear them away. * Endless challenges * Two game modes, Standard and Master * A wonderful acoustic soundtrack

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5# Return to Grisly Manor - 2016

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Being the scatterbrained inventor you know and love, the last place Grandpa remembers seeing the deed was in the old manor - back in 1999! Explore the new house, help Grandpa repair his time machine, and travel back to the original Grisly Manor - before all of its secrets and memories are swept away forever!

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6# Croc's World - 2014

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Croc´s World is a really nice jump'n'run with 60 incredible levels and many challenging enemies! It features: + 60 incredible levels + Nice graphics + 4 different themes + many challenging enemies Instructions: Jump and run through the levels and dodge all enemies. Collect a helmet to crush stoneblocks. Collect the stonebag to throw stones. If you collect 100 diamonds you´ll get an extra life! Controls: Move: Cursor-keys or 'a', 'w', 'd' Shoot: Space

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7# Tasty Blue - 2015

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Tasty Blue is an underwater side-scrolling eat 'em up game. You start as a small goldfish with an insatiable appetite. After being overfed by your owner, you'll escape into the ocean and eat everything that you encounter. The more you eat, the bigger you get!

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9# Divide By Sheep - 2015

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Divide By Sheep is a mind-bending math puzzler about friendship and slicing sheep in half with lasers. The Grim Reaper flooded the world, and it's up to you to save critters stranded on islands. Insane math skills required.

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10# Color Switch - 2015

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Windows version of Color Switch game! Tap the ball carefully through each obstacle and your ball will switch color with some powerups. You must follow the color pattern on each obstacle to cross it ! Be careful not to pass through the wrong color, or you’ll have to start again.

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11# Prune - 2015

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With a swipe of a finger, grow and shape your tree into the sunlight while avoiding the dangers of a hostile world. Originally based on an experimental tree generation script, Joel McDonald carefully crafted Prune to perfection over the course of a year. "Prune is an awe-inspiring work of digital poetry that transcends its initial subject material to explore a much larger, much more complex theme, in an articulate and powerfully moving manner."

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12# Angry Birds Match - 2017

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Terms of Use: Privacy Policy: This game may include: - Direct links to social networking websites that are intended for an audience over the age of 13. - Direct links to the internet that can take players away from the game with the potential to browse any web page. - This application may require internet connectivity and subsequent data transfer charges may apply.

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13# Blossom Blast Saga - 2015

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Watch as you set off an exciting chain-reaction of blooming flowers and blast through a huge selection of matching puzzles! Link 3 or more flowers of the same color and make the last flower in the chain blossom Simple to learn, fun to play and challenging to master Revel in gorgeous graphics and beautiful effects set in exquisite gardens Clear entire flowerbeds for 'Awesome Blossom!' Blossom Blast Saga is completely free to play but some optional in-game items will require payment.

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15# Cally's Caves 3 - 2016

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Cally's parents have been abducted, as her arch-enemy Herbert has taken control of the Caves to perform his evil experiments. Join Cally and her friends in this action-packed run and gun platformer, conquering insane bosses, exploring to find secrets, and levelling up EVERYTHING.

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16# Chameleon Run - 2016

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Chameleon Run is a unique, fast and challenging autorunner with a colorful twist. Features - Fast paced running, jumping and switching colors - Fun jumping mechanics like "double jump" and "head jump" - Pixel perfect physics - Stylish, super smooth and colorful graphics - Non-linear levels with 3 special objectives in each one - Compete for the fastest time on each level - Simple two button controls

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17# New York Mysteries: Secrets of the Mafia - 2015

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New York, 1955. It's become dangerous in the city. The mafia is trying to seize power. But recently, a new force appeared. A far more terrible force. Over the last few days, five mafia bosses have disappeared in mysterious circumstances. A strange liquid and a butterfly were found at the scenes of the disappearances. But this isn't what scared the citizens... Children started to disappear in the city. All of them drew exactly the same butterflies before they disappeared. This forced detectives and journalists alike to start their investigations.

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20# Tales From Deep Space - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Tales From Deep Space
Screenshot of the video game Tales From Deep Space

One Of The Best Mobile Adventures Of The Year Kotaku 90 Excellent rating - Gaming Trend Tales From Deep Space is a comedic mis-adventure set on Big Moon, the most eccentric space station in the galaxy. Players help E, a traveling salesman, and his loyal luggage drone CASI escape when Big Moon is thrown into lockdown. E and CASI must work together to fight dangerous battles, solve fiendish puzzles and unravel the nefarious plot behind the mysterious "Meek" uprising.

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22# Can You Escape - Island - 2015

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If you think that this island is deserted, then you are mistaken. You were thrown on the island shore after surviving a terrible shipwreck. Now you need to find a way to get out from this island. In this Escape game you’ll have to wade through the wild jungle inhabited by predators, ancient temples full of deadly traps, abandoned pirate fort and many more. Solve puzzles, find secret items and then you'll have a chance to get out from this island alive. Each level is a unique location - so don't think it'll be an easy journey for you.

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24# Mr Jump - 2015

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PocketGamer 7/10 It's a hateful experience, and you'll probably swear your entire face off while you're playing, but you'll still wrap your clammy palms around your phone and try to get to the end. TechCrunch Gameplay is challenging without being infuriating, and rewards the kind of hardcore pattern memorization that made classic titles for Atari and NES so fun to play. Macworld Flappy Bird fans, platformer lovers, and masochists alike will enjoy Mr Jump.

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25# Silly Sausage in Meat Land - 2015

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Pocket Gamer Gold Award "It's a wonderfully silly, highly addictive, often knuckle-chewingly difficult experience that you can play with a single finger." Your exposed body is vulnerable to all sorts of meat cutting instruments so don't over stretch yourself or you could end up butchered! - Risk based restart system - Unique stretch based mechanic - Simple swipe to stretch controls - Full of traps and obstacles ready to make mince meat of your faithful hound!

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