5 hidden object games for Android and iPhone
As a bonus to our selection of Android puzzle games, we now present you with 5 hidden object games for Android and the iPhone. If you have never tried this new breed of mind-benders, the genre's name sums it all up: the challenge is to find a set of items that are contained within a detailed image. Kind of like "Where's Waldo?", if you think about it. Hidden object games are not only addictive for people who are into puzzles, but they are also suitable for developing observation skills.
The 5 hidden object games that we have in the slideshow below are the ones that we enjoyed playing the most while digging through app stores, but if you can think of a title that we should have included, do not hesitate to let us know by dropping a comment.
5 hidden object games for iPhone and Android
1. Mysteryville 2: hidden crime
If you are new to hidden object games, perhaps this is the title you should check out first. It is fairly easy, yet fun and engaging at the same time.
Android ($2.99) | Free version
2. Treasures of Mystery Island
Here is a hidden object game for experienced puzzle lovers. The items blend really well with the background, which makes them difficult to find. Most of the time, you need to assemble various of the object's pieces together for an extra dose of challengingness.
Android ($0.99) | Free version
3. Spirit of Wandering
Nice graphics, tons of objects, Spirit of Wandering has it all. The action takes place back in those romantic days when pirates roamed the oceans in search of plunder. Downloading the game is free of charge.
iPhone | Android
4. Paranormal Agency
Yet another good hidden object game for Android and iPhone, yet this time, the story revolves around a mischievous ghost and a detective trying to send it back to where it belongs. Good to know, in case you actually pay attention to the story line in these games.
iPhone ($2.99) | Free version
5. Jekyll & Hyde Hidden Object
As the name suggests, the story in the game is loosely based on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde novel. Clues and objects are scattered all over London's foggy streets. As an added bonus you get 30 mini challenges that add a bit of variety to the gameplay.
Android ($1.29) | Demo version