Puzzling (Mis)Adventures

Our regular round-up of puzzle-platformers and other puzzle-centric games

Moss review

Big things can come in little packages, like the abundant charm of this short but sweet VR exclusive action-adventure.

Read review Mar 30, 2018

INSIDE review

Limbo’s superb puzzle-platforming spiritual successor will pull you in and not let go from start to glorious end.

Read review Mar 3, 2017

Candle review

Burning within this gorgeous watercolour adventure is a surprisingly challenging puzzle-platforming experience.

Read review Jan 11, 2017

Rememoried review

Once the novelty wears off, this surreal dream journey proves to be a largely forgettable explorational platforming experience.

Read review Apr 13, 2016

Pulse review

This stylish exploration of blindness has a unique artistic vision but stumbles through an incoherent story and insubstantial gameplay.

Read review Mar 23, 2016

Puzzling (Mis)adventures Volume 14: Never Alone, Last Inua feature

Puzzles aren't dead; they're just hibernating in the north, like in these enlightening Inuit platforming adventures.

Read feature Apr 21, 2015

Munin review

Some lesser-known Norse mythology is squarely at the center of this stylish world-turning puzzler.

Read review Mar 27, 2015

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 13: Where is My Heart?, Back to Bed feature

Your perspective on puzzling platformers may just be turned in unexpected ways in these two stylish offerings.

Read feature Dec 5, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 12: Wayward Manor, Phantom PI feature

A pair of haunted houses provide some offbeat puzzling fun, but will scare off anyone looking for story depth.

Read feature Nov 11, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 11: Magrunner, Project Temporality feature

These two puzzle-platformers emulate the popular Portal formula with their own clever ideas, if not quite the story depth or polish.

Read feature Sep 26, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 10: Monochroma, The Bridge feature

It's the rich settings and gameplay that add most of the colour in these largely black-and-white puzzle-platformers.

Read feature Sep 5, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 9 - Fez, Thomas Was Alone feature

There's a wealth of creative gaming goodness squeezed into each pixel of these lo-tech puzzle-platformers.

Read feature Aug 8, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 8 - Nihilumbra, Grimind feature

Our latest search for puzzles outside the genre was a dark and perilous journey, but the outlook proved anything but bleak.

Read feature Apr 11, 2014

Puzzling (Mis)adventures: Volume 7 - Stick It to the Man, Tiny Thief feature

Who knew that having a spaghetti arm growing out of your head or being a diminutive Robin Hood could lead to so many fun puzzling scenarios?

Read feature Mar 7, 2014

Contrast review

This stylish puzzle-platformer will keep you on your toes with its clever light and shadow-based gameplay and surreal atmosphere.

Read review Dec 2, 2013

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