Android smartphones and tablets have some of the best mind-bending games which can be played for hours at a time. Be it falling blocks or intensive physics-based puzzle games, they are addictive brain teasers. If you are looking to have some fun with these brain teasers, here are our top five mind-bending Android games that will boost your brain.
Splice is a little scientific puzzle game where you have to predict the movement, splice the cells and fit them into to the provided outline. Don’t let Splice fool you with its soothing classic piano music and amazing graphics because it throws some of the best mind-boggling puzzles which should be solved in a set number of moves. Each puzzle in Splice is different, and as of writing this, Splice has 75+ levels with unique geometry. Unlike other puzzle games, you may want to spend some time understanding how Splice works because of its unique approach and tricky puzzles.
2. World of Goo
World of Goo is an addictive and time-killing puzzle game where you have to build a bridge using as few goos as possible to transport the remaining unused goos to the other side. The best thing about World of Goo is that there is no learning curve involved, and those awesome graphics make it a fun game to play. As you play the game, the levels get trickier, though you will be provided with various goo creatures with unique abilities. Apart from all those, you can also compete with human players around the world to build the tallest towers of goo in the world.
3. Tiny Thief
Tiny Thief comes from the creators of Angry Birds. The game requires you to steal from the rich and give it all to the poor. Simply put, you are like a Robin Hood who uses trickery and cunning skills to outsmart and steal things from corrupt riches. This little puzzle game has stunning visuals and a good sense of humor, but don’t let it fool you because Tiny Thief presents the best mind-bending puzzles while facing fearsome opponents like rough pirates, giant robots, dark knights, etc. Apart from all those, Tiny Thief is packed with six big adventures and some unexpected surprises.
4. The Room
The Room is a fun-filled mystery game where you have to use hints given to you to solve the mysterious puzzles. Everything about “the room” is just surprising, and it delivers the pleasure of solving different puzzles. Apart from solving mind-bending puzzles, The Room gives you the pleasure of some realistic graphics, single-finger controls and layers of mysteries to solve.
There is also a version 2 of The Room which brings more mystery and more stunning graphics.
5. Atlantis: Pearls of the Deep
Atlantis: Pearls of the Deep is just like an old match ’em up game but requires you to use Physics-based motion to accomplish tasks. In the game, all you have to do is to match the pearls in groups of three or more to make them disappear. What makes this game different and puzzling is its use of physics and three different goals in each level. Besides the puzzling levels, the graphics are just amazing, and as of now Atlantis has 100+ unique levels to satisfy your brain hunger.
Monument Valley [Bonus]
Monument Valley is an absolutely gorgeous game where you have to solve puzzles in impossible-looking M.C. Escher geometry. In this game, all you have to do is guide the little silent princess Ida through the impossible geometry. With only 10 levels, this game is more of an artwork than a puzzle, but you will really appreciate the pixel by pixel art crafting. Just give it a try and you will be spellbound by those amazing structures and art.
With tons of games in the Play Store, I am sure there are many interesting games that we have not covered here. Let us know which one is your favorite brain teaser in the comments below.