23 Games Like The Room

Games Like The RoomExplore our collection of games like The Room which features other high quality free and paid puzzle games for iOS, Android and PC with unique puzzle mechanics.

The Room launched in 2012 on the iOS store and quickly became one of the top games on the platform with its unique blend of mystery, physics and adventure. At the time this combination and quality of The Room was ahead of similar mobile puzzle games and this success quickly led to an Android (2013), Windows (2014) and Nintendo Switch (2018) version amongst various 2012 mobile awards.

Unlike many other mobile games in the genre at the time The Room gameplay used three dimensional puzzle challenges that the players could manipulate. Players could rotate the game view in order to solve the puzzle boxes before them and also utilise a special lens that allows them to find important secret clues.

The games like The Room here aim to deliver a similar innovative or impressive puzzle experience, primarily for mobile devices. While a large majority of these games are available on iOS and Android devices a number of PC alternatives and free games like The Room have also been included.


Trimming down the puzzle experience to its most basic form hocus (also known as hocus.) lets you play as a red cube while you attempt to traverse and manipulate all sorts of puzzling environments. It’s a computer and mobile game that ultimately blends optical illusions with platform game elements and with its simple design is ideal for the mobile or casual gamer. hocus is a paid game on iOS and Steam with a free to play Android version supported by ads and in app purchases. Your objective ...[Read Review]

9.1 User Avg (19 votes)

Zen Bound 2

Find your own Zen in Zen Bound 2, a unique puzzle game that focuses on a slow and relaxing puzzle experience to let you take away the stress from life. With this calm and meditative experience available for both PC and Nintendo Switch you’ll be able to unwind at home or on the go. Your objective in each level of Zen Bound 2 is to solve the spatial puzzle that is presented before you which requires the piece of rope under your control to be wrapped around the various wooden sculptures. The ...[Read Review]

9 User Avg (16 votes)

The Silent Age

The Silent Age delivers a great blend of stylish, simple and solid gameplay fundamentals that make for an enjoyable adventure and puzzle experience. In The Silent Age you’ll take control of Joe, a perfectly average janitor and help him save the world through a side scrolling puzzle adventure that involves some time travel elements. While not your traditional hero this setting serves as part of the overall charm that the game brings to the genre. Released across two episodes in 2012 and 2014 for ...[Read Review]

8.6 User Avg (27 votes)


Shadowmatic will change the way you look at the world requiring players to call on their abstract imagination to advance through this puzzling game that leverages shadows. Available for iOS and Android Shadowmatic focuses on players creating shadows of objects by using silhouettes of oddly shaped everyday and not so everyday items. While relaxing on one thanks to the beautifully high production values Shadowmatic can also offer an extreme level of puzzle difficultly that will have many scratchin...[Read Review]

8.6 User Avg (12 votes)


The cute robot style of Martin Magni (creator of Odd Bot Out) returns with his latest mobile game, Mekorama. This time around you’ll find yourself in an impressive 3D game world as you progress though equally brain teasing puzzles that will call on your sense of direction and logical reasoning. Available across iOS and Android the game was released in 2016 with a number of updates to expand on the core game content available to players. The game has also been subsequently released as a onc...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (8 votes)


Released in April 2012 Fez is a puzzle experience like no other with its focus on game world manipulation (rotation) to solve puzzles rather than direct interaction from your avatar. With this unique premise combining with a fantastic art style and story Fez is a puzzle game that is more about the experience and overall design than delivering extreme brain teasing puzzles. For those that do consider themselves hardcore puzzle gamers that desire insanely difficult puzzles the anti-cube system mor...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (11 votes)

Quern – Undying Thoughts

Quern – Undying Thoughts offers a story of mystery and unique puzzles as you attempt to unlock the story of Quern’s past after becoming trapped on the island. After stepping through a strange portal that quickly zaps closed after you take your last step forward you’ll be trapped on Quern island. With a strange blend of technology and almost magic littered across the island the game’s presentation offers a unique blend alongside it’s interesting world based approach ...[Read Review]

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8.4 User Avg (25 votes)

Forever Lost

Forever Lost is a series of puzzle adventure games split into 3 chillingly eerie chapters of story, voice acting, riddles and logical challenging puzzles with point and click adventure mechanics. Forever Lost is available on iOS, Android and through the Steam platform in episodic format. Building this eerie setting around a rundown mental hospital players will quickly realise they are in for a disturbing atmosphere that makes you feel like you are constantly haunted by the location’s past....[Read Review]

8.1 User Avg (24 votes)


Interlocked offers up a challenging mobile game based around interconnected wooden blocks. What looks simple on the surface is anything but as you attempt to unlock the 3D wooden block puzzles that lie before you. Originally released as a flash browser title (now retired) the game was eventually brought over to both Android and iOS with 5 chapters of game content available for free. The Interlocked mobile version is similar in design and mechanics to the original Flash game of the same name alth...[Read Review]

8.1 User Avg (18 votes)

The Tiny Bang Story

The Tiny Bang Story blends puzzle and hidden object games together with a beautiful hand drawn art style and delivers it to your computer, mobile device and Nintendo Switch. With over 30 puzzles awaiting you in this puzzle point and click adventure blend The Tiny Bang Story will take you around half a dozen hours from start to end depending on your speed of progress. The game is set on Tiny Planet which was once a vibrant and calm environment filled with colour, people and strange objects. That ...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (20 votes)

Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival

Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival is the tenth game in this franchise of mystery adventure games and continues the themes that it has established with a diverse puzzle challenge. While this is a tenth release players are not getting a watered down adventure either with an impressively eerie, dark and addicting puzzle game that actually draws from the 4th game in the series (Madame Fate) but creates a fresh journey none the less by further exploring the foundations of that game. Set in Ma...[Read Review]

7.9 User Avg (7 votes)


Lume is an interesting take on the puzzle adventure genre and is set in a strange cardboard filled world that stands out from other adventures. If you are up for a unique experience that you can enjoy on either your computer or handheld device (iOS) then this paper world delivers plenty of adventure based discovery across several hours of game time. While short and a simple affair the appeal of Lume is its rewarding story premise and the unique art style that it employs. Many of these themes ret...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (11 votes)


Windosill is a strange atmospheric puzzle game for your preferred gaming platform that started as a free to play browser based adventure and has now transitioned to a paid video game title. Available for Nintendo Switch, Windows/Mac, iOS and Android you’ll find a consistent experience across these platforms as you try to complete each of the abstract puzzle screens. Windosill is a short puzzle game with ten of these puzzle screens where players will have to guide your small wooden toy trai...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (9 votes)

Please, Don’t Touch Anything

Can you resist the urge to not touch a big red button right in front of you? Please, Don’t Touch Anything challenges that assumption with a puzzle game with real consequences depending on your actions. First released on PC the game was later expanded to console and mobile platforms allowing a broader audience to test themselves on this brain teasing puzzle designs. Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic game title at heart that will test your brain as you try to find the 25 game endings by ex...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (5 votes)

The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk

The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk offers a unique adventure and world for players to explore across multiple platforms. Featuring a striking visual design which is paired with a journey of inventory based puzzles The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk is an enjoyable adventure title for fans of adventure gaming. The game itself is actually a return to the world of Asposia which players may have previously explored in The Inner World which was released in 2013, approximately 4 years ...[Read Review]

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The much anticipated game from Cyan Worlds is here, serving as a spiritual successor to their previous successful adventure titles of Myst (1993) and Riven (1997). The gameplay formula employed by Obduction is naturally similar to these originals with players exploring a strange alien world blended with human aspects while solving puzzles. However, the massive leap in technology since the original games has allowed Obduction to explore elements and present the game in ways not even imagined poss...[Read Review]

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Puzzle House: Mystery Rising

Puzzle House: Mystery Rising sets the bar at a whole new level with an extremely well made and thought out puzzle adventure that you won’t just be able to breeze through. For the puzzle veteran and fan looking for their next challenge or the novice looking to level up this iOS and Android addition to the genre should not be taken lightly. Available for only a few dollars on the respective App Stores Puzzle House: Mystery Rising starts out innocently enough with players sitting on their fro...[Read Review]

7.2 User Avg (40 votes)

The House of Da Vinci

The House of Da Vinci is a strange place allowing you to explore the home of the inventor himself in fantastic 3D design as you solve puzzles and uncover a broader mystery. Scattered around this residence are all manner of puzzles from the mechanical to objects with hidden information that the player must find and dissect and are based on the era of Da Vinci. Available for play on iOS, Android, Windows and Mac and eventually also the Nintendo Switch console The House of Da Vinci lets you explore...[Read Review]

7.2 User Avg (22 votes)

RealMyst: Masterpiece Edition

RealMyst: Masterpiece Edition(realMyst) is an enhanced remake of the original Myst adventure that brings the franchise into the Unity engine. Allowing players to explore familiar locations in full 3D you’ll also experience significantly enhanced game models and textures that capture 20 years of video game progress since Myst was first released to the world. RealMyst is the same adventure at the core with players once again taking on the role of an unknown protagonist after they stumble upo...[Read Review]

7 User Avg (56 votes)


Imagine a world in front of you where 1 plus 1 equals 0. This is exactly the equation that the world of VOI is built upon and one in turn you’ll have to master in order to overcome the puzzling game levels. From the same creators that brought you hocus players are in for a similar relaxing and minimalist brain teasing title on multiple platforms. With nearly 100 creatively design levels, relaxing music, no time limit and a small access size VOI is highly accessible. While relaxing VOI is s...[Read Review]

7 User Avg (19 votes)

The Secret of Grisly Manor

The Secret of Grisly Manor challenges you to explore the mysterious house of your Grandpa on your iOS devices as you uncover secrets and locate your lost family member. Developed by Fire Maple Games in 2010 (the same minds behind The Lost City) The Secret of Grisly Manor adopts many of the same fundamentals and brings them across to a different game setting. This gameplay also has Myst like elements with a blend of puzzle, exploration and action through a point and click style interface. In The ...[Read Review]

6.9 User Avg (23 votes)

The Lost City

The Lost City brings the adventure genre to your smartphone (iOS) with a journey that draws inspiration from the early point and click adventure games of the genre and adds its own unique setting to the familiar formula. As the name suggests you’ll be exploring a lost city that your grandma always believed existed but nobody else did (including you playing as her grandchild). With an artefact in your hand that has been passed onto you players are able to locate a city deep within the fores...[Read Review]

6.8 User Avg (20 votes)

The 7th Guest

The 7th Guest is a classic adventure game with horror themes that was originally released in 1993 during an era of interactive movie video games which The 7th Guest pushed to a whole new level. The game has since been re-released on modern platforms which allows fans of the original and newcomers to step back in time and complete the horror adventure that it offers. This adventure in The 7th Guest centres around the mansion of Henry Stauf just outside of town who was a master toymaker that had a...[Read Review]

5.7 User Avg (20 votes)