8 (or so) Great Puzzle Games on Xbox One!

Fans of puzzles games know that puzzles come in many different shapes and forms, here’s just a few of the fantastic puzzles titles on Xbox One that are available now! Check them out!

Oddworld New ‘N Tasty

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee New ‘n’ Tasty is a fantastic remake of the original Abe’s Oddysee from Playstation 1. In it, you’ll play as Abe, a Mudokon who learns that the company he works for has decided to turn his race into their newest food product. You’ll solve puzzles and move across platforms as you endeavor to save all of the Mudokons that work in the plant and other regions. Challenging and clever, fans of the original will not want to miss New ‘n’ Tasty!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Oddword: Abe’s Oddysee New ‘n’ Tasty!

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse

Broken Sword 5 features the adventure of George Stobbart and Nico Collard as they search for a stolen painting. The latest in a celebrated series of adventure puzzle games, you’ll do your best to solve the secret of the Serpent’s Curse, forged by the devil himself. Featuring unique puzzles, ciphers, and detective work the challenge presented by Broken Sword is not to be underestimated. Fans of adventure games with a focus on puzzles and mystery will love Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse

Metrico+

Metrico+ is the unique puzzle platformer from Digital Dreams where you’ll enter a world filled with reactive infographics. Every move you make will affect some part of the level: a jump may lower or raise a platform, moving left or right might extend a bridge. No matter how you move it will affect the world around you, leading to tough puzzles where every movement counts. Fans of unique puzzle experiences will love Metrico+!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Metrico+

Bridge Constructor Stunts

Bridge Constructor Stunts builds on the challenging building gameplay and puzzle solving of the original Bridge Constructor and adds the fun element of creating a build that will hold the weight of the vehicle and yield some fantastic stunt work but isn’t too expensive. Each level encourages ingenuity and shooting for the highest score possible. Fans of building puzzles will love Bridge Constructor Stunts!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Bridge Constructor Stunts

Binaries

Binaries is a fun take on the platform puzzle genre in which you’ll take control of 2 different colored balls as you jump and glide your way across over 100 levels. As you progress the levels become increasingly difficult as you’ll control both balls simultaneously and need to avoid different obstacles on each part of the puzzle. Fans of funny and fun, but difficult puzzle games will love Binaries!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Binaries

Clockwork Tales: of Glass and Ink

In Clockwork Tales: of Glass and Ink, Dr. Ambrose Ink has disappeared during the midst of an investigation into why crazy earthquakes are devastating cities around the globe. Secret agent Evangeline Glass and her mechanical raven companion Matthew embark on an investigation into Ink’s disappearance solving puzzles, searching for clues, and solving the mystery. Fans of the other Artifex Mundi titles will love the puzzle solving fun of Clockwork Tales: of Glass and Ink!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Clockwork Tales of Glass and Ink

Skyling: Garden Defense

In Skyling: Garden Defense you’ll step into the shoes of Bloom, a young girl with a goal of saving gardens. Each of the gardens is like a maze and you’ll need to step on each space to grow the garden. It’s also essential to avoid monsters and use sleeping cats to protect yourself and ward off monsters as you move around 30 challenging maze-like levels. Fans of cute and challenging games will love Skyling: Garden Defense!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: Skyling: Garden Defense

The Magic Circle

The Magic Circle takes place in a game that has entered development hell. No one on the development team can agree on how to proceed and as a result you play as a changing protagonist who travels through the game making changes to the code in order to fix the game. You’ll encounter puzzles to proceed, creatures to control, and even older game builds! Fans of unique storytelling and gameplay will love The Magic Circle!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: The Magic Circle

The Witness

The Witness is the newest title from famous developer Jonathan Blow, In it you’ll explore an island while solving complex but well designed puzzles. Divided into 11 different sections, each part of the island includes a gold box that must be reached and activated in order to proceed to the next section all with the goal of reaching the mountain in the middle of the island. Challenging, complex, and beautiful The Witness is a game not to be missed!

Purchase Info: Microsoft Store | Release Trailer: YouTube | Game Website: The Witness

Best!
Jill Conto
ID@Xbox Community Manager