9 Games Like Gardenscapes

Games Like GardenscapesThis list of games like Gardenscapes features other unique puzzle games that have you playing 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 an overworld of unlockables.


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 of developing their own econom...[Read Review]

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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 to you in your office as you m...[Read Review]

7.7 User Avg (7 votes)

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 while retaining the core match three puzzle gameplay of the franchise. Just like the previous titles with similar mechanics and setting you’ll be challenged to match your way throu...[Read Review]

6.8 User Avg (8 votes)

Barn Yarn

Offering a similar gameplay experience to Gardenscapes is Barn Yarn, a title from the same developer that blends hidden object hunts with time management and simulation into a single barn yard adventure. Available for both Windows and Mac with a trial available on both platforms it’s an opportunity to step into the fa...[Read Review]

8.2 User Avg (5 votes)

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. Unlike some of the other crime titles on mobile devices though Hidden ...[Read Review]

9 User Avg (6 votes)

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 death of Sacrobosco Grimani who w...[Read Review]

7.4 User Avg (5 votes)

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 venture. Using it to look into the m...[Read Review]

6.6 User Avg (5 votes)

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 collecting resources, research tools a...[Read Review]

8.4 User Avg (5 votes)


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 ultimate acquarium both in terms o...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (4 votes)