The puzzler genre taps into the innate human desire to solve conundrums; the discovery of Fermats Last Theorum or the deciphering of Egyptian hieroglyphs. Its a genre suited to the computer, which can present puzzles that would be impractical or impossible in reality.

Often involving abstract tasks such as shape manipulation, the puzzler may also strange settings or situations.

Bring your Lemmings safely from the entrance to the exit, combine dropping shapes in Tetris, escape The Sentinel or match colours in GemX

View the full list of Puzzler games here.