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Genres: Action, Adventure, Brain Game, Collecting, Communication, Creative, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Platform, Point-and-Click, Push-Your-Luck, Puzzle, Race, Rhythm, Role-Play, Sequencing, Shooting, Simulation, Sports, Stealth, Strategy, Traversal and World Building
Era: 1998 - 2022
Total Games: 134
Total Likes: 295
 

 

Submerged Hidden Depths

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 04/12/2020, updated in 2022

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Adventure, Open World, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 43 features

Developer: Uppercut Games (@UppercutGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Submerged: Hidden Depths is an adventure game where you boat, climb and explore the ruins of a sunken world. With light puzzle solving and no combat you discover a drowned city, crumbling skyscrapers and deserted villages. It's the sequel to the first...

Horizon Zero Dawn

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Skill Rating: 14-18 year-olds

Release Date: 01/03/2017

Platforms: PC and PS4

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Shooting, Stealth and Traversal

Accessibility: 30 features

Developer: Guerrilla (@Guerrilla)

Players: This is a single-player game

Horizon Zero Dawn, and the follow-up game Horizon Forbidden West, has a post-apocalyptic feel familiar from movies like Planet of the Apes. It plunges you into an overgrown landscape with now-crumbling remnants of modern life where animalistic machines...

Heave Ho

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 29/08/2019

Platforms: Mac, PC and Switch

Genres: Action, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 13 features

Developer: Le Cartel Studio (@LeCartelStudio)

Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room

Heave Ho is a game where up to four players try and swing themselves across a level. But you can only hang on to certain points and must dangle and swing with both arms to progress. The twist is that you can also hold hands with other players and make...

Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Release Date: 07/08/2013, updated in 2015

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: Starbreeze AB (@StarbreezeAB)

Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an action-adventure game where you control two brothers at the same time with a single controller. After their mother passes away, they must find some water from the Tree of Life to save their father. The controls weave...

Stacklands (Sokpop)

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 08/04/2022

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Collecting, Simulation and World Building

Developer: Sok Pop Co (@SokPopCo)

Players: This is a single-player game

Stacklands is a strategy game where you stack cards so that your village can survive. You combine cards to grow food, build structures and fight monsters. Each of these three actions is a choice, make the right choices and your village grows, make the...

Parkasaurus

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 7-12 year-olds

Release Date: 13/08/2020, updated in 2022

Price: 20% off

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Creative, Simulation, Strategy and World Building

Accessibility: 35 features

Developer: Wash Bear Studio (@WashBearStudio)

Players: This is a single-player game

Parkasaurus is a strategy simulation game where you create a dinosaur park for people to visit. You need to construct well-designed exhibits, research specialised technology and maximize profits so you can expand with more dinosaurs. It combines pet...

Railbound

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC

Genres: Brain Game, Puzzle and Sequencing

Developer: Afterburn Games (@AfterburnGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Railbound is a track-bending puzzle game where you lay track, switch points and use tunnels to get the carriages to the engine in the right order. Although it's the puzzles that keep you playing, there's also a real joy in connecting tracks and seeing...

Rusty Lake: Roots

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 20/10/2016

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Brain Game, Narrative, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Accessibility: 18 features

Developer: Rusty Lake Com (@RustyLakeCom)

Players: This is a single-player game

Rusty Lake: Roots is an unusual point-and-click puzzle-horror game that has you piecing together your family tree. With a wide range unusual puzzles and game mechanics, like growing a literal family tree, it tells a story of a broken family and dark...

Dome Romantik

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Shooting and Strategy

Developer: Bippin Bits (@BippinBits)

Players: This is a single-player game

Dome Romantik is a strategy game where you mine to collect resources in between defending the dome that protects your world from terrible monsters. It's a hard game and when your dome is destroyed you die permanently and have to start from the...

Lego Bricktales

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC

Genres: Creative, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: Thunderful Games (@ThunderfulGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Lego Bricktales is a physics-based puzzle where you work to help your grandfather relaunch his rundown amusement park. You explore a series of jungle, desert, city, castle and island dioramas to help people by building things. Unlike other Lego games...

Foundation

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/02/2019, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC

Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibility: 17 features

Developer: Polymorph Games (@Polymorph_Games)

Players: This is a single-player game

Foundation is a city-building simulation game where you create networks of supply and consumption in a medieval village. You not only develop structures, gather resources and create your own unique settlement, but also manage the individual needs of...

Yarrr Har Hunt

Skill Rating: 3-8 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Collecting, Race and Traversal

Accessibility: 22 features

Pieces: Bag, Board, Cards and Tokens

Developer: Peaceable K (@Peaceable_K)

Players: You can play with 2 to 5 players in the same room

Yarrr Har Hunt is a traversal game where you are a band of pirates working together to follow the clues and find buried treasure. You move from clue to clue, but must work together and share movement to be efficient and find the treasure before the...

Depression Quest

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Release Date: 14/02/2013

Price: Free

Platforms: PC

Genres: Narrative and Simulation

Developer: Unburnt Witch (@UnburntWitch)

Players: This is a single-player game

Depression Quest is a narrative game about dealing with depression. You play the story of a someone suffering from depression and their attempts to deal with their condition. With emotive still images and atmospheric music that responds to your mood,...

Project Timi: Sasha's Curse

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Platform, Puzzle and Rhythm

Developer: Project Timi (@ProjectTimi)

Players: This is a single-player game

Project Timi: Sasha's curse is a rhythmic platform game where you lay traps and defeat enemies in time to the beat. Set inside a small child's dream, you need to save Lucity Town from the nightmares and restore peace in a unique combination of puzzles,...

QV

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 26/11/2020, updated in 2020

Price: 50% off

Platforms: PC, Switch and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Brain Game, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: @JK H41490832 (@JKH41490832)

Players: This is a single-player game

QV (QV: The Dimension Painter on iOS) is a puzzle game about using portals to push buttons with blocks. You are tasked with collecting the shattered crystals to save the realms from impending destruction by solving the series of puzzles. It stands out...

Stories of Blossom

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Accessibility: 48 features

Developer: Soft Leaf Studios (@SoftLeafStudios)

Players: This is a single-player game

Stories of Blossom is a narrative point-and-click game where you play Clara as her grandfather tells her stories. In each story you take on a different character and go on adventures as you solve puzzles.

Strange Horticulture

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 21/01/2021

Platforms: PC

Genres: Narrative, Puzzle and Role-Play

Accessibility: 27 features

Developer: Bad Viking Games (@BadVikingGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Strange Horticulture is an occult puzzle detective game where you run a plant shop. While you identify and sell new plants to your customers you discover and influence their interweaving lives. It's unusual because your power is in your knowledge of...

The Mind

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2018

Genres: Brain Game, Communication and Push-Your-Luck

Accessibility: 27 features

Pieces: Cards

Developer: Wolfgang Warsch (@WolfgangWarsch)

Players: You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room

The Mind is a cooperative sequence card game with a telepathic twist. Each card has a single number on it. Your task is to play them in order, lowest first. However, you are not allowed to communicate physically or verbally to co-ordinate who plays...

Type:Rider

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 10/10/2013, updated in 2019

Platforms: Android, PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch and iOS

Genres: Platform, Puzzle and Traversal

Accessibility: 23 features

Developer: ART Een (@ARTEen)

Players: This is a single-player game

Type: Rider is an adventure game where you play as the two dots of a colon as they roll and jump through levels made up of the letters and styles of different ages of typography. The level design showcases the fonts, techniques, artwork, people, and...

Unworded

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 17/11/2000, updated in 2017

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Brain Game, Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 22 features

Developer: Bento Studio (@Bento_Studio)

Players: This is a single-player game

Unworded is a narrative visual puzzle where you use letter shapes to create objects and solve puzzles. As you progress through the five chapters, you uncover the story of a writer who is in the hospital recovering from a serious accident.

A Highland Song

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Narrative, Platform and Rhythm

Developer: Inkle (@Inkle)

Players: This is a single-player game

A Highland Song is a narrative adventure where you explore a maze of crisscrossing routes through the hills of the Highlands. You are 15-year-old Moira who lives with her mum on the edge of the hills and receives a letter inviting her to come to the...

Blackbird

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 21/04/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC and Web

Genres: Platform, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: Bippin Bits (@BippinBits)

Players: This is a single-player game

Blackbird is a strategy game where you are a blackbird collecting food for your young. You need to scour the forest to find enough insects to keep them alive and them fly the nest (or die trying).

Cascadia

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Collecting, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Cards, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Flatout Games (@FlatoutGames)

Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room

Cascadia is a collecting world-building game where you create habitats for the wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. You balance building habitats and placing wildlife to score points. It's like Solitaire where you match habitats and wildlife, but with...

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition (Series)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/12/2014, updated in 2021

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS and Switch

Genres: Open World, Role-Play and Simulation

Developer: Bandai Namco US (@BandaiNamcoUS)

Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 1-player online game

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition is an open world full of Disney characters and locations. It is a huge universe, full of mini-games to play, characters to meet and things to craft, which gives any Disney fan can enjoy for hours.

Night Skate

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 25/02/2022

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Platform and Simulation

Accessibility: 24 features

Developer: Odd Animal Games (@OddAnimalGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Night Skate is a one-button skating and jumping game where you play a skateboarder endlessly trundling and tricking their way through the world at night. You use a single button to jump, float and land. In this way you can build up combos and tricks to...

Samsara Room

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Release Date: 06/09/2013, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Brain Game, Narrative, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Accessibility: 18 features

Developer: Rusty Lake Com (@RustyLakeCom)

Players: This is a single-player game

Samsara Room is an abstract point-and-click puzzle-horror game. By solving the puzzles hidden throughout the room, you uncover an uneasy story about judgement and atonement told through the things you find.

The Last Cube

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/03/2022

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Brain Game, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 30 features

Developer: Improx Games (@ImproxGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

The Last Cube is a puzzle platform game where you guide a cube through a series of 3D mazes to save the world from destruction. Because you have to get the right side of the cube on the right square to trigger abilities and progress, it creates a...

Agent Intercept

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 16/06/2021, updated in 2022

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Race and Shooting

Developer: Pik Pok Games (@PikPokGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Agent Intercept is an arcade-style racing game where you control a transforming spy vehicle in order to save the world. It is a bombastic, simple to play driving game that requires you to drift, dodge, smash and destroy your way through to victory. It...

Bomb Club

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 02/08/2021, updated in 2022

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Brain Game and Puzzle

Accessibility: 28 features

Developer: Lozange Lab (@Lozange_Lab)

Players: This is a single-player game

Bomb Club is a puzzle game where you use an arsenal of whacky bombs to clear the board with a chain reaction. You place and trigger the bombs to ensure a single chain and complete the level. It's a novel combination of fun explosions and puzzle solving...

Don't Escape: 4 Days to Survive

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 11/03/2019

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Adventure, Point-and-Click and Simulation

Accessibility: 28 features

Developer: Script Welder (@ScriptWelder)

Players: This is a single-player game

Don't Escape is a point-and-click adventure set after a cataclysmic event that left the Earth struggling with the environmental fallout. You play through just 4 days, and must discover how to fortify your home against each night's new danger. It's a...

How To Say Goodbye

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Developer: ARTE Interactif (@ARTE_Interactif)

Players: This is a single-player game

How to Say Goodbye is a narrative puzzle game where you interact with the illustrations to help a group of ghosts reach the other side. As you progress you discover the story of a character recently turned into a ghost and lost in an unknown world. Your...

Max Traffic

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 21/02/2022

Platforms: Android, Mac and PC

Genres: Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 24 features

Developer: George Kl 12 (@GeorgeKl12)

Players: This is a single-player game

Max Traffic is a minimalistic puzzle game where you manage traffic flow by controlling traffic lights. You take on different traffic systems that form the flag of different countries. It's similar in style to Traffix but offers a score challenge where...

Please Knock On My Door

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 07/09/2017

Platforms: PC

Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click and Role-Play

Developer: GT Lime (@GTLime)

Players: This is a single-player game

Please Knock on My Door is a narrative puzzle about someone suffering from depression and social anxiety. By making choices you help them get through work and reach out to friends. But more than the mechanics of self-care, the game engages with the...

The Past Within

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click and Puzzle

Developer: Rusty Lake Com (@RustyLakeCom)

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room or as a 2-player online game

The Past Within is a co-operative puzzle game where you solve a mystery by communicating with the past. You play the game with another person, either in the same room or elsewhere, by communicating what your different times and perspectives reveal.

Wayward Strand

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 21/07/2022

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5 and Switch

Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 8 features

Developer: Ghost Pattern (@GhostPattern)

Players: This is a single-player game

Wayward Strand is a narrative game about Casey Beaumaris, intrepid teenage journalist. You visit an airborne hospital, uncover the airship's mysteries, and explore the lives of its inhabitants. It's Tin-Tin-style point-and-click adventure with a complex...

A Musical Story

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 02/03/2022

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

Genres: Narrative and Rhythm

Accessibility: 31 features

Developer: Glee Cheese (@GleeCheese)

Players: This is a single-player game

A Musical Story is a rhythm game where you are a young man in the 70s coming to terms with ending up critically ill in hospital. Through flashbacks and playing along in time with the music, you discover how he got there.

Air Traffic Controller (Airport Hero)

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/1998, updated in 2020

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, DS, PC and PSP

Genres: Simulation and Strategy

Developer: Techno Brain Jpn (@TechnoBrainJpn)

Players: This is a single-player game

Air Traffic Controller (Airport Hero) is a series of games where you take charge of an airport. You deal with landing planes, directing them to runways and gates while ensuring things run on time and without accidents. Each session is a unique set of...

Ashwalkers

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 15/04/2021, updated in 2022

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Role-Play and Simulation

Developer: Nameless XIII (@_Nameless_XIII_)

Players: This is a single-player game

Ashwalkers is an adventure survival game where you play a small group facing the aftermath of an apocalyptic volcano. You journey through a wild landscape, encountering dangers and strangers. It's a challenge of survival notable for its understated...

City Guesser

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Web

Genres: Puzzle and Traversal

Developer: Paul MCB (@Paul_MCB)

Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 100-player online game

City Guesser (and similar web game, Geo Guesser) is a puzzle game where you watch a short film looking for clues to discover your location. You need to pay close attention to the sights and sounds to accurately pinpoint yourself on a world map. It's a...

Ctrl Alt Ego

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 22/07/2022

Platforms: PC

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Puzzle and Stealth

Accessibility: 32 features

Developer: Mind Thunk (@MindThunk)

Players: This is a single-player game

Ctrl Alt Ego is a puzzle game where you a disembodied character taking control of robots and electronics to move around, interact and solve the puzzles. Using a combination of stealth and problem solving to progress the story and get to the bottom of...

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