If you enjoy solving challenging puzzles and brain teasers, then you’re in luck! PlayStation gamers have access to a variety of high-quality puzzle games on the PS4 and PS5. From colorful sidescrollers to refreshing platformers, there’s a head-scratching puzzle game that’s sure to test your brain as it fires on all cylinders. Here are the top 10 best puzzle games on PS4 and PS5 in 2021:
- Escape Academy – a game that puts you in the shoes of a budding escape artist who must test their puzzle-solving skills in various challenging hand-crafted rooms.
- The Pedestrian – a delightfully unique game where you play as a stick figure navigating through public signage to traverse visually appealing urban environments.
- Puyo-Puyo Tetris 2 – a game for true fans of puzzle classics that combines Tetris and Puyo gameplay into one fantastic experience.
- Return Of The Obra Dinn – a unique adventure that requires you to unravel the mystery of a cargo ship that left five years prior and returned without its crew.
- Chicory: A Colorful Tale – a satisfying and colorful adventure that allows you to pick up a magical brush and add color back into the world while solving puzzles by manipulating the environment with paint.
- Manifold Garden – a mind-boggling first-person puzzler that has you navigate through a series of gravity-defying impossible architectures and break the laws of physics with perspective-based traversal.
- Maquette – a puzzle game that plays with perspective and scale in extraordinary ways and changes the shapes and sizes of the world’s objects based on your positioning and perspective.
- Gorogoa – a gorgeous game with a gorgeous story that puts its interesting story against the backdrop of thousands of beautifully crafted illustrations.
- The Witness – a game that takes intellectual puzzle-solving to a fully explorable and open 3D space with over 500 puzzles for you to solve.
- The Talos Principle – a game that expertly blends intelligent puzzle design with a captivating and intellectually stimulating narrative.