Download Free Puzzle Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Candy Crush Saga

    Candy Crush Saga1.145.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    A sweet challange to keep you busy for hours

    8
    1184 votes
    • PROS: Extremely popular, Cute graphics, Social integration, Lots of levels
    • CONS: Cliched game mechanism, Poor quality, Confusing in-app purchases
  • Hill Climb Racing

    Hill Climb Racing1.40.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Driving the distance

    8
    1703 votes
    • PROS: Addictive gameplay, Interesting physics mechanics
    • CONS: Can get frustrating at times
  • Bubble Shooter

    Bubble Shooter2.22.43

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Cutesy bubble-bursting fun on your Android device

    8
    127 votes
    • PROS: Fun to play, Cute graphics, Lots of levels
    • CONS: Nothing original, Repetitive, Horrible music
  • Slugterra: Slug it Out!

    Slugterra: Slug it Out!2.9.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Game for Anime Fans

    9
    184 votes
    • PROS: Lots of cool features, Great graphics and sound effects
    • CONS: Not ideal for older gamers, Can get a bit repetitive
  • Diner Dash 2

    Diner Dash 2 1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Puzzle Fans

    7
    314 votes
    • PROS: Fast paced and engaging action, Large cast of colourful characters
    • CONS: Rather similar to the first game, Can be very challenging
  • Wordscapes

    Wordscapes1.0.58

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    The hottest crossword puzzle in town

    9
    41 votes
    • PROS: Can be played offline, Educational, Smooth gameplay, Provides hints
    • CONS: Can get repetitive, Fails to recognize some english words
  • UNITALE

    UNITALE2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A difficult and free RPG and puzzle game set in 2D

    9
    194 votes
    • PROS: Unusual in a new-developer sense, References to modern characters is a nice touch
    • CONS: It is a very ugly looking game, Some players may lack the patience needed to complete it
  • Microsoft Mahjong for Windows 10

    Microsoft Mahjong for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Puzzle Lovers

    7
    191 votes
    • PROS: Colourful graphics, Free to play, Extremely addictive
    • CONS: Only suitable for Windows 10 users, An internet connection is required
  • Criminal Case

    Criminal Case1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Criminal Case Game for Mystery Lovers

    8
    610 votes
    • PROS: Engaging storylines, Richly varied game play, Detailed and very colourful scenes
    • CONS: Advancing through the game can be slow at first, Pressure to make in game purchases
  • Dude, Stop

    Dude, Stop0.6.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A puzzle game where getting it wrong is right

    8
    142 votes
    • PROS: Offers a contradiction to typical OCD-type puzzle games , Has nerd-culture esoteric humour
    • CONS: You are forced to replay certain levels to progress , The graphics are cheap and nasty looking
  • Toy Blast

    Toy Blast1248

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows

    The ultimate matching puzzle game with unique gameplay!

    8
    68 votes
    • PROS: Simple gameplay for all ages, Extremely addictive, Progressively more challenging
    • CONS: Long waits for more lives, Later levels may require in-app purchases to complete
  • Word Cookies

    Word Cookies3.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Game for Wordy People

    8
    26 votes
    • PROS: Cool graphics and lots of features, Ability to play without an internet connection
    • CONS: Only for true word puzzle lovers, A bit limited in its scope
  • Classic Sudoku

    Classic Sudoku0.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Guess the missing number

    7
    72 votes
    • PROS: Challenging levels, Simple and easy to understand, Beginner friendly, Number combinations do not repeat
    • CONS: Gets boring, Some puzzles are too difficult, Time consuming, Dull design
  • Toon Blast Free

    Toon Blast Freevaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Puzzle Fans

    10
    4 votes
    • PROS: Very addictive game play, Large cast of colourful characters
    • CONS: Too easy to hook older players, Heavy emphasis on in-app purchases
  • Bubble Witch 3 Saga

    Bubble Witch 3 SagaVaries with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Puzzle Lovers

    9
    19 votes
    • PROS: Lots of free lives, Cute and colourful graphics, Plenty of levels to complete, Multiplayer mode available
    • CONS: Gets rather repetitive, Not very original, Heavy emphasis on in-app purchases, Theme music gets irritating quickly
  • Jelly Blast

    Jelly Blast6.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free puzzle app for Android, by MicroFun

    9
    15 votes
    • Farm Heroes Saga

      Farm Heroes Saga5.14.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Match-three puzzle fun on the farm

      8
      181 votes
      • PROS: Simple to pick up and play, Addictive gameplay, Bright, colorful graphics, Lots of levels
      • CONS: Highly unoriginal, Becomes hard to play without payment or connecting to Facebook
    • Word Cross

      Word Cross1.0.74

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Simple-but-free Crossword Puzzle Game

      8
      17 votes
      • PROS: Gives you daily bonuses such as extra lives, Get rewards such as hints and tips, Suitable for young adults and kids, Allows friends to send hints and rewards
      • CONS: Game is overly large in MB storage terms, Repeatedly shows the same word too often, Has issues connecting to user accounts, More low-tech and basic than is advertised
    • Sprinkle Islands Free

      Sprinkle Islands Free1.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free puzzle game featuring fire fighters

      8
      25 votes
      • PROS: The water effects are expertly animated , Fire bosses break the game up nicely, The music tracks are pleasant and fit the game aesthetic , Suitable for kids while being challenging enough for adults
      • CONS: Requires unfair precision to pass some levels , Most puzzles have only one solution that requires accurate timing , Many puzzles move too quickly , Some puzzles have very obtuse and weird solutions
    • Genius Games  Gems  Jewel  Gem Match 3 Puzzle

      Genius Games Gems Jewel Gem Match 3 Puzzle1.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Enjoy hours of puzzling fun with Genius Games Gems Jewel Gem Match 3 Puzzle

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Easy to use interface, Suitable for most ages, The game is regularly updated, Light on resources
      • CONS: The application can freeze unexpectedly at times, Not suitable for use on all mobile devices, Only certain levels are available for offline playing, Advanced players may find the game less challenging
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1UNITALE2.0.11949.1Windows
    2Criminal Case16108.2Windows,Android,iPhone,Web Apps
    3Hill Climb Racing1.40.017038Android,Windows,iPhone
    4Candy Crush Saga1.145.0.311847.9Android,Windows,iPhone,Web Apps
    5Diner Dash 2 13147.3Windows
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