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Puzzle video game

Index Puzzle video game

Puzzle video games make up a unique genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving. [1]

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Action game

The action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time.

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Adventure game

An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.

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Alexey Pajitnov

Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov (born 14 March 1956) is a Russian video game designer and computer engineer who developed Tetris while working for the Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, a Soviet government-founded R&D center.

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Alice: An Interactive Museum

Alice: Interactive Museum is a 1991 visual novel/click-and-go adventure game, developed by Toshiba-EMI Ltd and directed by Haruhiko Shono.

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American Video Entertainment

American Video Entertainment was a San Jose, California–based software development company that developed unlicensed video games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Angry Birds

Angry Birds is a video game franchise created by Finnish company Rovio Entertainment.

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Antique Road Trip

Antique Road Trip is a casual hidden object puzzle adventure game series developed by Boomzap Entertainment and published exclusively by Big Fish Games.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

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Atari Games

Atari Games Corporation was an American producer of arcade games.

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Autocomplete

Autocomplete, or word completion, is a feature in which an application predicts the rest of a word a user is typing.

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Awakening (video game series)

Awakening is a casual hidden object puzzle adventure game series developed by Boomzap Entertainment and published exclusively by Big Fish Games.

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Awem

Awem Games is a casual games developer based in Mogilev, Belarus.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bejeweled

Bejeweled is a tile-matching puzzle video game by PopCap Games, first developed for browsers in 2001.

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Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is a casual gaming company based in Seattle, owned by Aristocrat Leisure.

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Black Box (game)

Black Box is an abstract board game for one or two players, which simulates shooting rays into a black box to deduce the locations of "atoms" hidden inside.

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Bomberman

is a strategic, maze-based video game franchise originally developed by Hudson Soft and currently owned by Konami.

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Boomzap Entertainment

Boomzap Entertainment is a casual games developer registered in Singapore with a virtual office environment.

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Boulder Dash

, is a video game released in 1984 by First Star Software for Atari 8-bit computers.

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Braid (video game)

Braid is a platform and puzzle video game developed by Number None.

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Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!, also known as Dr.

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Brain teaser

A brain teaser is a form of puzzle that requires thought to solve.

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Browser game

A browser game is a computer game that is played over the Internet using a web browser.

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Bulls and Cows

Bulls and Cows (also known as Cows and Bulls or Pigs and Bulls or Bulls and Cleots) is an old code-breaking mind or paper and pencil game for two or more players, predating the commercially marketed board game Mastermind.

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Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush Saga is a free-to-play match-three puzzle video game released by King on April 12, 2012, for Facebook; other versions for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows 10 followed.

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Casual game

A casual game is a video game targeted at or used by casual gamers.

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Claude Comair

Claude Comair (born February 3, 1958) is the founder of DigiPen Institute of Technology and co-founder of the Nintendo Software Technology Corporation.

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Codeminion

Codeminion is a video game developer based in Warsaw, Poland.

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Crayon Physics Deluxe

Crayon Physics Deluxe is a puzzle video game designed by Petri Purho and released on January 7, 2009.

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Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope is a series of physics-based puzzle video games developed by the Russian entertainment company ZeptoLab for several platforms and devices.

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Doki Doki Penguin Land

Doki Doki Penguin Land is a series of puzzle platform games developed and published by Sega, and which began in 1985.

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Door Door

is a puzzle-platform video game designed by Koichi Nakamura and published by Enix.

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Dream Chronicles (series)

Dream Chronicles is a franchise centered on a series of adventure, hidden object and puzzle casual games.

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Elephant Games

Elephant Games is a casual game developing company founded in 2003 in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia.

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Future US

Future US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.

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Game design

Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.

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Game physics

Computer animation physics or game physics involves the introduction of the laws of physics into a simulation or game engine, particularly in 3D computer graphics, for the purpose of making the effects appear more realistic to the observer.

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GameHouse

GameHouse is a casual game developer, publisher, digital video game distributor, and portal, based in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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GameSpot

GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

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Hangman (game)

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players.

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Heiankyo Alien

is a video game created by the University of Tokyo's Theoretical Science Group (TSG) in 1979.

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Hidden Expedition

Hidden Expedition is a series of single player hidden object casual games developed by the internal studios of Big Fish Games for the first five installments (using Big Fish Games Framework as the engine, and with the help of Flood Light Games in the 5th game), and by Eipix Entertainment for all subsequent installments.

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Ico

is an action-adventure game developed by SCE Japan Studio and Team Ico, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, released for the PlayStation 2 video game console in 2001 and 2002 in various regions.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Klax (video game)

Klax is a 1990 puzzle video game designed by Dave Akers and Mark Stephen Pierce.

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Konami

, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.

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Lemmings (video game)

Lemmings is a puzzle-platformer video game originally developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis for the Amiga in 1991 and later ported for numerous other platforms.

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Level (video gaming)

A level, map, area, stage, world, track, board, floor, zone, phase, mission, or course in a video game is the total space available to the player during the course of completing a discrete objective.

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List of puzzle video games

This is a partial list of notable puzzle video games, sorted by general category.

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Loco-Motion (video game)

Loco-Motion (also known as Guttang Gottong) is an arcade puzzle game developed by Konami in 1982 and licensed to Centuri.

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Lode Runner

Lode Runner is a platform video game first published by Brøderbund in 1983.

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Logic

Logic (from the logikḗ), originally meaning "the word" or "what is spoken", but coming to mean "thought" or "reason", is a subject concerned with the most general laws of truth, and is now generally held to consist of the systematic study of the form of valid inference.

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LucasArts

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC is an American video game publisher and licensor.

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Lumines

is a puzzle video game series developed by Q entertainment.

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Mahjong

Mahjong (Mandarin) is a tile-based game which was developed in China in the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century.

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Mahjong solitaire

Mahjong solitaire is a single-player matching game that uses a set of mahjong tiles rather than cards.

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Mahjong video game

A Mahjong video game is a video game that is based on the classical Chinese game mahjong.

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Mastermind (board game)

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Megazebra

MegaZebra is a game development company located in Munich, Germany.

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Microsoft Minesweeper

Microsoft Minesweeper (formerly Minesweeper) is a minesweeper computer game created by Curt Johnson, originally for OS/2, and ported to Microsoft Windows by Robert Donner, both Microsoft employees at the time.

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Mobile game

A mobile game is a video game played on a feature phone, smartphone/tablet, smartwatch, PDA, portable media player or graphing calculator.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Monster Strike

is a mobile physics game with elements of RPGs, strategy games and cooperative multiplayer.

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Mortimer Beckett

Mortimer Beckett is a hidden-object type video game series that consists of four games so far.

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MS-DOS

MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.

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Mystery Case Files

Mystery Case Files (also known as MCF) is a video game series originally developed by the internal studios of Big Fish Games.

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Mystery Trackers (series)

Mystery Trackers is a casual game series developed by Elephant Games and distributed by Big Fish Games.

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Next Generation (magazine)

Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).

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Nim

Nim is a mathematical game of strategy in which two players take turns removing objects from distinct heaps.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Online and offline

In computer technology and telecommunications, online indicates a state of connectivity, and offline indicates a disconnected state.

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Pattern recognition

Pattern recognition is a branch of machine learning that focuses on the recognition of patterns and regularities in data, although it is in some cases considered to be nearly synonymous with machine learning.

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PC-8000 series

The PC-8000 series was a line of personal computers developed for the Japanese market by NEC.

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Peggle

Peggle is a casual puzzle video game developed by Sukhbir Sidhu and Brian Rothstein of PopCap Games.

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Pentomino

A pentomino (or 5-omino) is a polyomino of order 5, that is, a polygon in the plane made of 5 equal-sized squares connected edge-to-edge.

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Personal digital assistant

A personal digital assistant (PDA), also known as a handheld PC, is a variety mobile device which functions as a personal information manager.

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Pipe Mania

Pipe Mania is a puzzle game developed in 1989 by The Assembly Line for the Amiga.

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Platform game

A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.

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PlayFirst

PlayFirst, Inc. is a San Francisco based publisher of casual games founded in 2004 by industry veterans.

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PopCap Games

PopCap Games, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher, based in Seattle, Washington, United States, and is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts.

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Portal (video game)

Portal is a puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation.

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Portal 2

Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation.

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Puzzle

A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or knowledge.

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Puzzle & Dragons

is a puzzle video game with role-playing and strategy elements, developed by GungHo Online Entertainment for the iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire platforms.

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Puzzle (disambiguation)

A puzzle is a type of mental challenge.

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Puzzle Panic

Puzzle Panic, also known as Ken Uston's Puzzle Panic, is a computer game created by blackjack strategist Ken Uston, Bob Polin (designer of Blue Max), and Ron Karr.

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Puzzle video game

Puzzle video games make up a unique genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving.

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Rubik's Cube

Rubik's Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik.

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SameGame

is a tile-matching puzzle originally released under the name Chain Shot! in 1985 by Kuniaki Moribe (Morisuke).

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Sandlot Games

Sandlot Games was a developer and publisher of casual and family-friendly games based in Bothell, Washington, United States.

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Scholastic Corporation

Scholastic Corporation is an American multinational publishing, education and media company known for publishing, selling, and distributing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and children.

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Score (game)

In games, score refers to an abstract quantity associated with a player or team.

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Sequence

In mathematics, a sequence is an enumerated collection of objects in which repetitions are allowed.

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Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus, released in Japan as Wander and the Colossus, is an action-adventure game developed by SCE Japan Studio and Team Ico, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2.

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Shariki

Shariki (Russian: Ша́рики, "The Balls") is a puzzle game by Russian programmer Eugene Alemzhin, developed for MS-DOS in 1994.

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Sokoban

is a type of transport puzzle, in which the player pushes boxes or crates around in a warehouse, trying to get them to storage locations.

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Solitaire

Solitaire is any tabletop game which one can play by oneself.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Spectrum HoloByte

Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. was a video game developer and publisher.

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Team Ico

Team Ico was a Japanese video game development studio led by game designer Fumito Ueda.

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Tetris

Tetris (Тетрис) is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov.

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The Incredible Machine (series)

The Incredible Machine is a series of video games that were originally designed and coded by Kevin Ryan and produced by Jeff Tunnell, the now-defunct Jeff Tunnell Productions, and published by Dynamix; the 1993 through 1995 versions had the same development team, but the later 2000–2001 titles had different designers.

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The Incredible Machine (video game)

The Incredible Machine is a video game released in 1993, and the first release in The Incredible Machine video game series.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo.

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The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle is a first-person puzzle video game created by the Croatian developer Croteam and published by Devolver Digital.

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Tile-based game

A tile-based game is a game that uses tiles as one of the fundamental elements of play.

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Time limit

A time limit or deadline is a narrow field of time, or a particular point in time, by which an objective or task must be accomplished.

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University of Tokyo

, abbreviated as or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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Windows 95

Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft.

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World of Goo

World of Goo is a puzzle video game developed and published by independent game developer 2D Boy.

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Zuma (video game)

Zuma is a tile-matching puzzle video game published by PopCap Games.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puzzle_video_game

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