What are the best physics-based puzzle games for iOS?

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    #1Poly Bridge

    Poly Bridge
    Poly Bridge is a physics-based game in which you have to build your own bridge. It features more than 100 campaign levels and over 20 achievements. Use and boost your engineering creativity, solve challenging puzzles and become a Poly Bridge Master Engineer.

    iOS, Windows, Mac


    James Allen
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I went to college for engineering so it takes a certain kind of game to keep my attention. I read about Poly Bridge and decided to give it a try. It is such a addictive game. Build and engineer your bridges and hope they are strong enough. You can really tell someone put some thought into this game as the physics are almost spot on. If it won't work in real life, the game isn't going to let you have it either. A great game."
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    In Osmos, you are a ball of matter in space filled with other randomly arranged balls of matter, which can accelerate by excreting part of its own mass, and grow by absorbing orbs smaller than them.

    iOS, Windows, Mac, Android


    Rose Carr
    Written on September 11, 2018
    "Didn't know that this was an iPad Game of the Year. I think this is why my sister recommended it to me. The analytical thinking in playing Osmos should be above average. IYKWIM. 😉"
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    #3Build a bridge!

    Build a bridge!

    Build a bridge! is a physics-based puzzle for mobile devices with a simple interface and 36 levels of challenging puzzles. Put in practice your engineering skills in multiple environments, perform cool tricks and build bridges across the world and beyond.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vishal Chavan
    Written on September 11, 2018
    "At first, I just expect that I'm just going to build a bridge but it is different since you have to consider what kind of bridge you will make based on cars, trucks, etc. 👍"
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    #4Leo's Fortune

    Leo's Fortune
    Leo's Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.

    Android, iOS


    Samuel Mendez
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "very weary of mobile games due to the mechanics and using a touchscreen instead of a pad. But Leo's fortune felt very comfortable and I was able to master the controls after a few games."
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    #5Brain It On!

    Brain It On!
    Brain It On! is a free-to-play puzzle game where physics are essential to solving the puzzles. The player is presented with a couple of different physics problems, and it's up to you and your drawings to complete the level.

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Salvador Domínguez
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "Probably the most fun I've had playing a mobile game! A unique take on physics-based games, Brain It On! provides hours of fun and challenges. The levels are varied and also quite difficult! The game will make you be more creative in your problem solving in order to find the right solutions!"
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    #6World of Goo

    World of Goo
    World of Goo is a game where you have to create large structures using balls of goo. The main objective of the game is to get a number of balls to an exit, but to get there you'll have to build bridges, buildings and many other structures.

    Amazon, Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

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    Daniel Venegas
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "difficult and fun at the same time. keeps your mind sharp and entertained. give it a try."
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    #7iBlast Moki 2

    iBlast Moki 2

    iBlast Moki 2 is a physics-based game with 90 levels and 6 worlds to explore. Create your levels with physics tools and face new dangers in this adventure with beautiful  graphics in which your imagination is the limit.


    iOS, Android

    $2.99- with in-app purchases

    Billy Garcia
    Written on December 13, 2017
    "This game is a great deal of fun, and I can't remember the last time I played something so clever. I like to think of it like digital "mouse trap"; set it all up and see what it does. I find it to be lots of fun, though I wish they'd give us more levels."
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    #8Cut the Rope 2

    Cut the Rope 2
    Cut the Rope is back with an improved version! In this opportunity, you can get new features such as different characters and more tricky missions. The only thing you have to do is to accompany Om Nom in his adventure!


    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Denise Pearson
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "I enjoy video games and especially 80s video games. I am glad to see some of them make a comeback even if in different forms. This game reminds me of Quiqqly (I think this is the name). It was a squiggly character who you would have to use to jump on different areas of a pyramid to clear the board. This game, however, takes play to another level in collecting candy on different missions. Good fun."
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    #9Where's My Water?

    Where's My Water?

    Where's My Water? is the first game in the 'Where's My' puzzle series made by Disney, and while a sequel has been released, the first game is still considered one of the best puzzle-physics games.


    Android, iOS

    $1.99- with in-app purchases

    Estela Ordoñez
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "This is an awesome physics-based puzzle game. It can entertain me for hours. The graphics in particular are terrific. It's a very clever game, and a lot of fun to play. I'll take off one star because it occasionally crashes."
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    #10Angry Birds Classic

    Angry Birds Classic

    Angry Birds Classic is a free puzzle video game developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Entertainment. Released in 2009. players use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs stationed in a goal.


    iOS, Android, Online

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Kyle Harris
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "At this point in time Angry Birds is pretty much a classic of phone games. I've had my time with the game and still dink around with it from time to time when I'm travelling on a plane or something. It's fun but gets old fast. This game has probably influenced many other phone games, probably more than any other game. Everyone with a phone should give it a try at least once."


Best What are the best physics-based puzzle games for iOS
1Poly BridgeGames 16 Paid
2OsmosGames 13 Paid
3Build a bridge!Games 11 Free
4Leo's FortuneGames 9 Paid
5Brain It On!Games 9 Free
6World of GooGames 6 Paid
7iBlast Moki 2Games 5 Paid
8Cut the Rope 2Games 4 Free
9Where's My Water?Games 2 Paid
10Angry Birds ClassicGames 1 Free

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