Put your brain to the test! Seven of the best logic games for Android

Games that are based on riddles and puzzles have been around for centuries and are a way to keep the mind in shape. Whether it’s to focus at work, do better in school, or simply stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost your brainpower.

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These days there are hundreds of apps and games available that claim to put the “smart” in smartphone and give you a cognitive boost. Smartphones provide the perfect medium for this stuff.

Typically, game sessions are relatively short and can be done anywhere and whenever you have a few moments to spare. So, if you’re going to be staring at your screen, why not do something that could possibly make you smarter?

In order to help you find the best logic games, here is a list of some of the best apps you’ll find for download in the Google Play Store.

Blendoku 2

What it is:

Sudoku has been around for years and is no doubt one of the most famous math gamess around. Blendoku is sort of like Sudoku, but instead of numbers, you use colors to fill in the empty blocks.

Why we like it:

  • Become a color master by moving tiles of solid color into a hue- or shade-base spectrum, leading logically from one color to another.
  • Putting colors in order may seem like an easy task at first, but soon you’ll realize that getting from Magenta to Lime requires some serious mental gymnastics.
  • There’s a Painting Mode which shows the color schemes of famous paintings.
  • You get up to 500 levels you can play for free.

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Unblock Me

What it is:

Unblock Me is a game in which you need to figure out how to get the different colored blocks through the hole.

Why we like it:

  • The game is quite challenging, even if it starts off easy. Blocks on the board are positioned in either horizontal or vertical position. A horizontal block can only move right or left, while the verticals can move up and down. You will need to shift them around in a way that frees a path for the red block and that proves extremely difficult to do in some levels.
  • There are over 14,5000 puzzles to solve. Stuck in one of them? There’s a hint system that helps player solve puzzles.
  • The game has a rating system designed to motivate players to find the best solution.

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Dreamcage

What it is:

Dreamcage is an escape game. These are games in which players try to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using their logic skills.

Why we like it:

  • The game has nice, immersive graphics.
  • Interesting story-line set inside a strange world filled with different cages, where the Giant Caretaker has gone missing.
  • Search all of the 15 beautiful room for clues and pick up a variety of tools and items. Use your logic to perform a variety of tasks and solve logic puzzles by employing the objects you’ve found.
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Brain It On!

What it is:

Brain It On! is a game with a minimalist appearance which challenges you to complete a given objective. Do you think you have the logic skills to do so?

Why we like it:

  • It’s a unique logic game. Each level starts off with an objective written across the screen. It can be a simple “draw a shape” prompt. As you advance request get increasingly difficult such as “place the ball in the orange box”.
  • The game dares you to think out of the box, as you construct shapes and solutions to solve the problem.
  • You can compete with friends, as well as easily share your solution and compare it with the ones your buddies came up with.

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That Level Again 1-3

What it is:

A small but cute logic game(s) where all the levels are the same, but the ways to conquer them are not.

Why it’s fun:

  • The main character in the game has only one desire: to leave the house and you have to help him find the key, so he can escape.
  • Unique gameplay: once you get out of the room, you’ll find yourself in that room again, but the hint on how to play the game has changed. For example, gravity is now weak or you may have to tilt your phone to control your character.
  • The third installment of the game is actually a love story with a few separate levels. Here you’ll team up with your crush to solve puzzles and find the exit.

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Logic Pic

What it is:

A logic game developed by Tapps Games where you use logic to color blocks in a given grid and reveal a hidden picture.

Why we like it:

  • Use your deduction skills, solve puzzles and discover awesome colorful pixel art illustrations.
  • You solve puzzles by placing black squares in the correct place according to the numerical patterns on the side of the grid. After the puzzle is complete, the black and white patterns reveal the pic underneath.
  • The game includes a great range of puzzles, interactive tutorial and in-game tips. Extra daily challenges are also part of the bundle.

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Logic Master 2

What it is:

Logic Master 2 is an unusual logic game in which you sometimes have to come up with strange, creative solutions.

Why we like it:

  • The game challenges users to think in unconventional, yet logical ways to come up with answers to the questions.
  • Stuck at one of the trickiest levels? Not to worry, you can use hints. And there are also video solutions if you need more help.
  • Logic Master 2 includes three different levels of difficulty and 120 questions packed inside 30 levels.
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