26 Games Like The Room

Games Like The RoomExplore our collection of games like The Room which features great free and paid puzzle games for iOS, Android and PC.

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. The Room delivered an experience unlike anything before it and the iOS success eventually lead to an Android version.

Gameplay in The Room draws inspiration from a number of genres but at its heart is a puzzle experience. Unlike many other games though, The Room relies on three dimensional puzzles with players having the ability to rotate their game view in order to solve the puzzle boxes that are laid out in front of them.

An important piece to the puzzles that The Room has to offer is a special lens that lets players find important secret clues.

The games like The Room here aim to deliver a similar innovative or impressive puzzle experience. A large number of these games are available on iOS and Android devices just like The Room but an effort has been made to also include PC alternatives along with free games like The Room.

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. Scattered around this residence are all manner of puzzles from the mechanical to objects with hidden information that the player must find and dissect. Available for play on iOS, Android, Windows and Mac The House of Da Vinci lets you explore the house of one of the great inventors of the day, while also trying to solve the mystery behind his disappearance. Playing as the app...[Read Review]

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Trimming down the puzzle experience to its most basic form hocus lets you play as a red cube as you attempt to traverse and manipulate all sorts of environments. It’s a game that ultimately blends optical illusions with platform game elements and with its simple design is ideal for the mobile gamer. hocus is a paid game with a free to play Android version supported by ads. Your objective in each game level is to guide your small red cube into a small red hole somewhere on the structure whi...[Read Review]

9 User Avg (18 votes)

Zen Bound 2

Find your own zen in Zen Bound 2, a unique puzzle game that focuses on slowing the pass down to let you take away the stress from life. With this calm and meditative experience available for both PC and mobile devices 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 your piece of rope to be wrapped around the wooden sculptures in order to paint them. Wherever your piece of r...[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 experience. In the game 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. Joe is literally as average as it gets and the opening game sequence shows some of Joe’s mediocre life up until the year that the game begins (1972). Joe has worked his way up through...[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)


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]

8.6 User Avg (21 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 or handheld device (iOS and Android). The game is set on Tiny Planet which was once a vibrant and calm environment. That was until the world was struck by a meteor which changed the world forever. Like most games the player is the only one with a solution with the fate of the world now resting solely in your capable hands. Saving the future of Tiny Planet has ...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (20 votes)


Interlocked offers up a challenging mobile and browser 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 the game was eventually brought over to both Android and iOS with 5 chapters of game content available for free (20 levels in the browser version alongside a challenge mode for puzzle veterans). The Interlocked mobile version is ...[Read Review]

8 User Avg (16 votes)

Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival

Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival makes number 10 in the franchise. This doesn’t mean a watered down adventure either with an impressively eerie, dark and addicting game that draws from the 4th game in (Madame Fate) but creates a fresh journey none the less. Set in Madame Fate’s twisted carnival there is plenty of wonder and mystery. This mystery is a little heavy handed at the start of the game though with very few story elements appearing until the middle stages of your adv...[Read Review]

7.9 User Avg (7 votes)

Mystery of Time and Space

Mystery of Time and Space (or MOTAS) is a free to play adventure game that is available online. The game involves mostly escape the room style puzzles (of which it was one of the first) with over 20 different levels for players. While you might be not expecting much of a plot to accompanying these puzzles MOTAS does actually offer a strong plot in comparison to other games in the genre. At the start of the game players wake up inside a locked bedroom without any memories of the past. This plot i...[Read Review]

7.9 User Avg (14 votes)


Lume is an interesting take on the puzzle adventure genre and is set in a strange cardboard filled world that stands out like nothing before it. If you are up for a unique experience that you can enjoy on either your computer or handheld device then read on to discover what this paper world has in store. The story of Lume is simple enough but the setting is unlike anything that has been done before. In the game players will find themselves at their grandad’s house, except that the power has rece...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (11 votes)


Windosill is a strange atmospheric puzzle game for your iOS device, browser or PC. Players can access the first half of the game for free from the official website. Launched online in 2011 and eventually transferred to iOS devices in 2011 Windosill is a short puzzle game where players will have to guide your small wooden toy train through a number of surreal environments. While this might sound like a simple idea on the surface players will find that they’ll have to use a very out of the b...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (9 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 though with equally brain teasing puzzles. At a basic level this robot title is about guiding your little robot (B) from his start point to an end point on each level. This is achieved by guiding your robot with the press of a finger and some interaction with the environment such as moving blocks or obstructions ou...[Read Review]

7.8 User Avg (5 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. Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic game title that will test your brain as you try to find the 25 game endings. In doing so you’ll have to solve various subtle hints, test out different assumptions and ultimately press the big red button. After a colleague steps out to take a bathroom break your Please, Don’t ...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (5 votes)

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward

Marking the second game in the Zero Escape franchise Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward once again combines the likes of visual novel with player choice and escape the room style situations. The blend of genres this time is available on Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita, allowing more players to experience the 24 different game endings. For story Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward hones in on nine main characters who have all been kidnapped by the unknown pe...[Read Review]

7.7 User Avg (20 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]

7.7 User Avg (20 votes)

The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk

The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk offers adventure gaming across multiple platforms. With an extremely unique setting, strong visual design and inventory based puzzles The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk is an enjoyable experience for adventure style fans. The game itself is actually a return to the world of Asposia which players may have previously explored in The Inner World, released in 2013. Those new the series though need not be left out though with the story designed that ...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (16 votes)


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]

7.4 User Avg (15 votes)

Puzzle House: Mystery Rising

In terms of seriously difficult puzzle games 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. Of course the game is perfectly suited to those puzzle veterans among us but it also serves as a great stepping stone for beginners looking to be really tested for the first time. For just a few dollars you’re guaranteed hours of brain bending entertainment on iOS and And...[Read Review]

7.2 User Avg (40 votes)

The Secret of Grisly Manor

The Secret of Grisly Manor challenges you to explore the mysterious house of your Grandpa on your iOS and Android 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 interf...[Read Review]

7 User Avg (21 votes)

Real Myst

Real Myst (realMyst) is an enhanced remake of the original Myst game released for Windows in 2000 (Mac in 2002) and more recently as an iOS app. If you want to relive the original Myst with a few extra features or just want to play your favourite game on the iOS you’ll want to grab a copy of Real Myst. The most attractive feature in Real Myst compared to the original is the introduction of free roaming in a 3D environment which create a whole new level of game atmosphere for players. You’ll see ...[Read Review]

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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 including a playable browser version. Important to note that the price tag varies between with these platforms with free to play available for bro...[Read Review]

7 User Avg (19 votes)

The Lost City

The Lost City brings the adventure genre to your smartphone (iOS and Android) with style. The game draws inspiration from some of the original point and click adventure games like Myst. The game has had great success in a number of countries reaching the very top positions in the respective app stores. Fire Maple Games was behind development of The Lost City and released the game in early 2012. If you’ve ever heard unbelievable stories from your grandma then you’ll fit into the storyline of The ...[Read Review]

6.8 User Avg (20 votes)

The 7th Guest

The 7th Guest is a classic adventure game that was originally released in 1993 but was re-released in 2010 for the iOS platform. The game was developed by Trilobyte. Maybe you remember playing the game when you were younger or maybe you are just looking for a classic point and click style puzzle solving adventure, The 7th Guest covers both. The game was well ahead of its time and used live action videos and 3D graphics not previously seen in video games before its release. The 7th Guest takes pl...[Read Review]

5.7 User Avg (20 votes)

The 11th Hour

The 11th Hour is a puzzle adventure sequel to The 7th Guest. Once again players will be exploring the creepy mansion in what is a thrilling PC adventure. The game was released in 1995, two years after the success of the original. The 11th Hour is set over 50 years after the original game with players stepping into the shoes of Carl Denning Jr. who is part of the popular TV show, Case Unsolved. After your producer (and lover) goes missing it’s your job to visit the same haunted mansion of the ori...[Read Review]

5.7 User Avg (14 votes)