12 Games Like Gardenscapes

Games Like Gardenscapes
This list of games like Gardenscapes features other unique puzzle games that have you beating puzzles while you revive or discover a larger game world.

The Gardenscapes series of games uses hidden object puzzles or match three gameplay depending on the platform and game in the series. Using both of these core mechanics in interesting ways though has remained the staple of the franchise where your hard work ties closely with tangible benefits in the way of customisable gardens and mansions that you turn from rundown to booming attractions.

In addition to this visual progression Gardenscapes is all about telling a story as you advance from level to level you’ll meet interesting characters that support the beautifully animated adventure. Given this feature list Gardenscapes has attracted traditional puzzle players who are now wanting an extra level of story and progression outside simply racking up puzzle completion numbers.

The games like Gardenscapes below offer you puzzle based alternatives on your mobile device (iOS and Android) or PC. While you’ll solve puzzles as the core mechanic like in Gardenscapes you’ll see this convert directly into a persistent storyline or overworld of unlockables.

Games Like Gardenscapes

uptasia

Uptasia

Set in the 19th century Uptasia mixes the genres of hidden object games and economic simulation together. It’s an interesting mix that you probably haven’t run into before and well worth trying if you are on the hunt for a browser game that offers something different. Players are put in charge ... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(8 votes)
barn-yarn

Barn Yarn

Offering a similar gameplay experience to Gardenscapes is Barn Yarn, a title from the same developer that can be played on your computer (Windows and Mac) or iOS devices. A free trial is avaialble on both platforms although the full game requires a purchase. Playing as Tom and Joe are they repa... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(4 votes)
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Memorabilia: Mia’s Mysterious Memory Machine

After uncovering a strange machine in your new home players embark on a journey to restore the house which is in a state of disrepair. This mysterious device presumably left by the past tenant has the unique ability of allowing you to read the mind of others which turns into a profitable ventur... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(4 votes)
aquascapes

Aquascapes

Aquascapes combines the popular Gardenscapes gameplay popularised by Playrix with the aquariam. Made specifically for those that want some repeat gameplay with a focus on fish the game has proven to be another Playrix released hit. Your objective in this water themed title is to create the ulti... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(4 votes)
settlement-colossus

Settlement: Colossus

Putting you behind a settlement and mixing it with several mini games and hidden object gameplay is Settlement: Colossus. With successful mastery of the mini games and object hunting you’ll be better equipped to advance your empire through the ages. Using a traditional formula of collecti... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(4 votes)
hello-venice

Hello Venice

Hello Venice follows your adventure to help Adda and Ciro restore the garden of Sacrobosco Grimani to its former glory. In order to so you’ll have to match gems on large game boards for game currency which can be spent on special garden items. Picking up the garden some time after the dea... Read More »

User Score
7.4
(5 votes)
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7 Wonders: Ancient Alien Makeover

Adding to the 7 Wonders franchise is 7 Wonders: Ancient Alien Makeover a game all about creating amazing wonders with new alien technology. Match your way through building your own impressive landmarks on both PC and iOS. Marking the fifth title in the series players can expect a high quality a... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(6 votes)
another-case-solved

Another Case Solved

With the city now outlawing sugar the police have a full time battle on their hands to catch the big time smugglers. With other crimes falling by the wayside use of private detectives have sky rocketed and it’s a great time to be in your industry. This leaves all the quirky cases to fall ... Read More »

User Score
7.7
(7 votes)
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Hidden Objects: Mystery Crimes

Hidden Objects: Mystery Crimes gives away its two primary game mechanics right in the title; hidden object puzzles and mysterious crimes that need to be solved. Available only for iOS with a free price tag the game is similar to others in this sub-genre. Jumping into the shoes of a private dete... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(5 votes)
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CSI: Hidden Crimes

Outsmart the suspects in this CSI themed game that blends hidden objects with logical criminal puzzles for your mobile devices. CSI: Hidden Crimes is all about solving the crime scene by combining the available evidence and clues while asking the right questions of those that you deem to be sus... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(6 votes)
sunken-secrets

Sunken Secrets

Why play a traditional farming game when Sunken Secrets takes the formula and adds a magical touch to gameplay. Featuring the same old farming and harvesting of similar casual management titles but with added magical collections, decorations and villagers to train the game is much more than you... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(9 votes)
puzzle-craft

Puzzle Craft

Puzzle Craft is the kind of the game that always has something new to do with players never short on activities. The game mixes puzzle matching and basic city building together to deliver an addicting blend of puzzle, strategy and resource management. In the game the player is charged with buil... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(13 votes)