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The best action puzzle games

Action puzzle games require the player to manipulate game pieces in a real-time environment. Action puzzle games show features of both action games and puzzle games; it's a broad definition that can be applied to a lot of puzzle games.

Most popular action puzzle games

Lemmings 95
puzzleWindows XP/98/95
Bomb Jack

Action puzzle games

  • bomb-jack-01
    DOS19844.5/5 Tecmo

    Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.

  • diggers-5
    DOS19944.3/5 Millennium Interactive
  • nightshift-1
    DOS19904.3/5 LucasArts
  • lemmings2-2
    DOS19934.3/5 DMA Design

    Lemmings 2: The Tribes is an abandoned puzzle game part of the acclaimed Lemmings series. It was developed by DMA Design and released by Psygnosis in 1993. Lemmings 2: The Tribes runs on DOS but was also published for Acorn, Amiga, Atari ST, Game Boy, Genesis, SNES. 

  • lostvikings-1
    DOS19934.3/5 Silicon & Synapse

    The Lost Vikings is an old DOS platform-puzzle game, developed by Silicon & Synapse and published by Interplay Productions in 1993. In The Lost Vikings you have to solve puzzles by controlling three characters (glorious vikings!), each with a single skill of its own.

  • locomotion-4
    DOS19924.2/5 Prestige Softwareentwicklung
  • zzt-2
    DOS1991freeware4.2/5 Epic MegaGames
  • holidaylemmings-1
    DOS19934.2/5 DMA Design

    Lemmings was one of the most iconic puzzle games ever made. It was also one of the most inventive. The idea behind those tiny furred punk suicidal rodents is truly a stroke of genius. Not surprisingly, after the huge success of the first game a lot of sequels followed. Holiday Lemmings is just one of them.

  • thehumans3-01
    DOS1995protected4.2/5 Imagitec Design
  • thehumans-2
    DOS1993protected4.2/5 Imagitec Design
  • zoom-02
  • chagunitzu-02
    DOS19904.1/5 Softdisk Publishing
  • arkanoid2-1
    DOS19894.1/5 Taito
  • guldkorn-1
    DOS19914.1/5 SilverRock productions
  • rodent-revenge-01
    Windows 3.x19914.1/5 Microsoft
  • beauty-and-the-beast-02
    DOS19924.1/5 Infogrames
  • arkanoid-1
    DOS19884.1/5 Taito
  • supaplex-5
    DOS1991freeware4.1/5 Think!Ware Development
  • Rockford_The_Arcade-05
    DOS1987protected4.1/5 Arcadia Systems
  • traintown-deluxe-04
    Windows XP/98/9520004/5 Dynamix
  • lemmings-5
    DOS19914/5 DMA Design
  • lemmings95-03
    Windows XP/98/9519944/5 DMA Design
  • archipelagos-1
    DOS19894/5 Astral Software
  • bust-a-move-01
    DOS1997freeware4/5 Taito
  • gapper-03
  • litil-divil-02
    DOS1993protected4/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
  • harmony-03
    DOS19904/5 The Assembly Line
  • xmas-lemmings-01
    DOS1992freeware4/5 DMA Design
  • oxyd-3
    DOS19924/5 Dongleware
  • ohnomorelemmings-4
    DOS19914/5 DMA Design