50 Best Puzzle games for Xbox One


The best 50 Puzzle games for Xbox One daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Xbox One. 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 Puzzle 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 Factotum 90 released the 19 September 2017

2# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015


Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.

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3# RiME - 2017


In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. Armed with your wits and a will to overcomeand the guidance of a helpful foxyou must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower's peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets. Be Enchanted Take in a beautiful world inspired by the wonders of the Mediterranean through a fusion of captivating music and color.

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4# The Witness - 2016


You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you. You don't remember who you are, and you don't remember how you got here, but there's one thing you can do: explore the island in hope of discovering clues, regaining your memory, and somehow finding your way home. The Witness is a single-player game in an open world with dozens of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you as an intelligent player and it treats your time as precious. There's no filler; each of those puzzles brings its own new idea into the mix. So, this is a game full of ideas.

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6# The Sexy Brutale - 2017


The Sexy Brutale is a 3D Puzzle & Adventure game, developed by Cavalier Game Studios and Tequila Works, a never-ending masked ball featuring intrigue, murder and the quite possibly occult. Players must unveil the secrets of The Sexy Brutale casino mansion and its inhabitants, as they relive the same mysterious and murderous masked ball. As the story unfolds in real-time, the player must find answers to every enigma and end the loop, to save all guests’ lives as well as his own.

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7# The Bridge - 2017


The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge exemplifies games as an art form, with beautifully hand-drawn art in the style of a black-and-white lithograph.

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8# Hue - 2016


Hue is a vibrant, award-winning puzzle adventure, where you alter the world by changing its background colour. You explore a dangerous grey land, unearthing coloured fragments on a journey to find your missing mother. As obstacles match the background, they disappear, creating new and exciting puzzles - full of peril, mystery… and colours unseen.

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9# The Turing Test - 2016


Take control of Ava Turing, an engineer for the International Space Agency (ISA), and progress through a narrated story of introspection and morality whilst uncovering the hidden mysteries of Europa. In an evolving story based on mankinds inherent need to explore, protect and survive; players search deeper into Europas ice crusted core and transcend the line between man and machine. The Turing Test sparks your synapses into action in this electrifying new first person puzzler, as players learn the true cost of retaining human morality.

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11# Replay: VHS is not dead - 2015


Replay: VHS is not dead is a puzzle/ platform game, set in a movie-based universe. Record your characters’ movements. Use the remote control powers to bend time. Change character and play again to combine their actions.

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12# The Magic Circle - 2016


In this darkly comedic story, you are the hero of an unfinished fantasy game, and your designers have failed you. Steal the power of a game god - trap their creations, swap behaviors and body parts, crafting your own unique solutions to free-form puzzles. Can you release a game ...from the inside?

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13# So Many Me - 2017


A charming puzzle platformer starring Filo and his band of misfit clones as they attempt to save a world threatened by an ancient, malevolent evil. Using their combined powers, Filo and his fellow Me must puzzle their way through a land of exotic creatures, devious traps and evil minions.

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14# Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut - 2014


Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut is the definitive version of the brain-twisting first-person puzzler. Using special high-tech gloves to manipulate cubes in the environment, the player solves an array of conundrums - from physics-based challenges; to 3D jigsaws; to platform-based trials.

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15# The Way - 2017


The Way tells a story about a member of space explorers team, who lost his beloved one and cannot accept her death. Finding ancient writings on eternal existence during one of his last expeditions makes him come back there in search of the meaning of life itself. Game Features: * Immersing sci-fi story * Mind-bending puzzles * Unique alien planet to explore * Retro style rich with animations * Inspired by ric Chahi's masterpieces

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16# Unravel - 2016


Inspired by the unique and breath-taking environments of Northern Scandinavia,Unravelis a visually stunning, physics-based puzzle platformer. Embark with Yarnyon a seemingly larger than life adventure to reconnect the long-lost memories of afamily. Told completely without words,experiencean exciting and heartfeltstory about love, hope and the journey of life.

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18# Yesterday Origins - 2016


John Yesterday becomes immortal following an occult ritual. However, not everything goes to plan. He and his girlfriend Pauline must embark on an investigation to try to reproduce the immortality ritual. But his former acquaintances have other plans for him...

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19# Kalimba - 2017


“Beautiful, wonderfully designed, thoughtful and thought-provoking… 10/10” Official Xbox Magazine “One of the biggest treats I have had all year… 9/10” God is a Geek Jump, switch and fly your way through mind-bending subterranean puzzles in this stunning new platforming adventure from the award-winning Press Play!  The island of Kalimba has been cast into darkness by an evil shaman, and your totems must journey from the underworld to the heavens in order to restore light to the land. Play solo or share a couch co-op challenge that Official Xbox Magazine called ‘magical’. Download Kalimba now and begin your adventure!

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20# Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones - 2014


In Stealth Inc 2, you play the role of a clone escaping a sinister and high-tech testing facility. Stealth Inc 2 tests both your brain and your reflexes over 60 varied levels linked together in a sprawling overworld.

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23# Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride - 2017


Within the shadow of an ancient forest, on the bottom of a foggy valley, stands the lonely village of Ravenbrook. The folk there are cheerful and diligent, yet warily superstitious. They surround the village with countless charms to keep the evil spirits at bay, for on the other side of the forest, there lies a seemingly bottomless pit, known as the Abyss. It is the place the villagers of Ravenbrook fear most...

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24# Binaries - 2016


Test your reflexes and awareness as you simultaneously guide two lovable balls through over 100 brightly-coloured challenges in a controller-smashingly tough BAFTA nominated platformer.

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25# Little Nightmares - 2017


INCLUDES - Little Nightmares™ - Little Nightmares™ Secrets of The Maw Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears! Help Six escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal. Unveil all the secrets in a parallel escape story where you play as the Runaway Kid, another prisoner looking for a way out of this place of misfortune. On his journey, The Kid will explore hidden parts of The Maw offering a different perspective on Six’s adventures.

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