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Best Puzzle Games on PS5

Best Puzzle Games on PS5

What are the best puzzle games on PS5? The puzzle genre is arguably the most popular on the planet, with franchises like Tetris and – whisper it – Candy Crush Saga appealing to millions upon millions of players all around the world. But, like the Tetronimos many of you will no doubt be familiar with, it’s important to remember that puzzle games come in all shapes and sizes.

On this page, as determined by the Push Square community, we’ve listed the best puzzle games on PS5 you can play right now. This is an eclectic and broad selection, spanning traditional block breakers like Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 through to co-operative head-scratchers like It Takes Two. Some of the games on this page will really tax your grey matter, while others are more delicate instead of being downright cerebral.

The consistent theme for all of the games in this list is that you’ll need to think and problem solve, either alone or with friends and family. Of course, if you do happen to think a game is inexplicably absent, then we fully encourage you to search for it using the box below and give it a rating. A game will need at least 10 ratings to be considered for this list, so do keep that in mind.

This list will constantly update and evolve over time, so be consistent with your ratings and remember to submit your votes any time you play a new game. We want this to be a true reflection of the Push Square community’s opinion, so this page always reflects the current tastes and opinions when it comes to the best puzzle games on PS5.

Best PS5 Games

With all that said, let’s hold down on the d-pad and get to your list quick. Below you’ll find the best puzzle games on PS5, rated and ranked by you.

10. Oddworld: Soulstorm (PS5)

Oddworld: Soulstorm (PS5)Oddworld: Soulstorm (PS5)

Publisher: Oddworld Inhabitants / Developer: Oddworld Inhabitants

Release Date: 6th Apr 2021 (USA) / 6th Apr 2021 (UK/EU)

9. Maquette (PS5)

Maquette (PS5)Maquette (PS5)

Publisher: Annapurna Interactive / Developer: Graceful Decay

Release Date: 2nd Mar 2021 (USA) / 2nd Mar 2021 (UK/EU)

8. Operation: Tango (PS5)

Operation: Tango (PS5)Operation: Tango (PS5)

Publisher: Clever Plays Studio / Developer: Clever Plays Studio

Release Date: 1st Jun 2021 (USA) / 1st Jun 2021 (UK/EU)

7. Bugsnax (PS5)

Bugsnax (PS5)Bugsnax (PS5)

Publisher: Young Horses / Developer: Young Horses

Release Date: 12th Nov 2020 (USA) / 19th Nov 2020 (UK/EU)

6. Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (PS5)

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (PS5)Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (PS5)

Publisher: SEGA / Developer: Sonic Team

Release Date: 8th Dec 2020 (USA) / 8th Dec 2020 (UK/EU)

5. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel (PS5)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel (PS5)Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel (PS5)

Publisher: Konami / Developer: Konami

Release Date: 19th Jan 2022 (USA) / 19th Jan 2022 (UK/EU)

If you enjoy the Yu-Gi-Oh trading card game, odds are you’ll love Master Duel. This is a nicely presented digital version of the card game you know and love, letting you battle it out against rival duelists in free-to-play online bouts. It also supports cross-play and cross-progression, meaning you can play against others on any platform, and carry your progress over to other machines. With over 10,000 cards included, you’re able to rebuild your real-life decks and put them to the test in numerous tournaments. It’s obviously a game for fans, but it also includes tutorials for beginners if you want to try Yu-Gi-Oh for the first time.

4. Deathloop (PS5)

Deathloop (PS5)Deathloop (PS5)

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks / Developer: Arkane Studios

Release Date: 14th Sep 2021 (USA) / 14th Sep 2021 (UK/EU)

3. The Pedestrian (PS5)

The Pedestrian (PS5)The Pedestrian (PS5)

Publisher: Skookum Arts / Developer: Skookum Arts

Release Date: 29th Jan 2021 (USA) / 29th Jan 2021 (UK/EU)

2. Chicory: A Colorful Tale (PS5)

Chicory: A Colorful Tale (PS5)Chicory: A Colorful Tale (PS5)

Publisher: Finji / Developer: Finji

Release Date: 10th Jun 2021 (USA) / 10th Jun 2021 (UK/EU)

1. It Takes Two (PS5)

It Takes Two (PS5)It Takes Two (PS5)

Publisher: Electronic Arts / Developer: Hazelight

Release Date: 26th Mar 2021 (USA) / 26th Mar 2021 (UK/EU)

Phew! So, that’s the best puzzle games on PS5, but do you agree with the Push Square community? Remember you can still very much have your say by clicking the star next to any of the above games and submitting your personal rating – or by using the text box all the way back at the beginning of this article. It’s really up to you which games rank and where, so be sure to have your say and watch as this page continues to update and evolve.

If a game is missing from our PlayStation Games Database, then be sure to let us know about it, and of course feel free to share some of your recommendations and suggestions in the comments section below.

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