Everyone loves a good mystery and adventure now and again, and there’s no better way to indulge in mystery by playing through it yourself. Hidden object games are great for this because they often have a little bit of a story to go along with the game, allowing you to immerse yourself in some dialogue while you seek out hidden objects on the screen. There are loads of these games on the Play Store to choose from, so we’ve rounded up a list of 10 that fit into this particular category that are worth checking out.
Hidden Object Mystery Society
True to the name, Hidden Object Mystery Society will have you finding secret and hidden items on screen while you also try to solve the mystery at hand, of which there are plenty. You won’t just be searching for hidden objects as there are tons of quests to complete as well.
Adventure Escape: Time Library
Just like the last entry on this list, you’ll be able to search for hidden objects but instead of various mysteries and crimes to solve, you’ll be focusing on solving one mystery that will allow you to escape the time library so you can make your way home. There are 9 chapters in total and if you like puzzles, there will be quite a few to solve here.
Hidden City: Mystery of Shadows
Next up is Hidden City, and while there are over 1100 quests to complete, your main objective through the game is going to searching for hidden objects, as the name suggests. There are also a few mini games here and there if you want to take a break from searching for stuff.
Downton Abbey: The Game
This one isn’t all about hidden objects but that is one element to it, making it fit for this list. This is the official Downton Abbey game so if you’re a fan of the show, it’s worth looking into as you’ll be able to search for hidden objects, explore the abbey and solve for mystery of who broke in and stole priceless items.
Following the theme of this list you’ll be searching for hidden objects, but in this game you take on the role of Agent Alice Wallace as you look for clues to solve crimes. The game is updated weekly with new content so you shouldn’t end up getting bored with this one.
If you’re into crime solving, then Criminal Case is another hidden object worth giving a look. You’ll be solving hundreds of different crimes and scouring the screen looking for any hidden object that might be a clue that could help you in the case. You’ll also be able to interrogate witnesses and suspects.
Enigmatis – Hidden Object Game
Coming in a bit on the creepy side, Enigmatis lets you solve the mystery of Maple Creek, a small town where you’ve woken up without any memory of your arrival.
Alongside hidden objects to find, you’ll have loads of quests to complete and there are even achievements to collect as part of the Google Play Games services. You can also explore various locations and sole for puzzles, and for a social element you can send gifts back and forth between friends to help each other.
The Secret Society
Inside the Secret Society, people have magical powers that allow them to travel between worlds, and it just so happens that the ability runs in your family as your Uncle is an elite member. The game begins with you solving the mystery of his disappearance, and along the way you’ll solve puzzles, explore various worlds, and even be able to match gems in the match 3 mini-game.
CSI: Hidden Crimes
Rounding out this list is the official CSI: Hidden Crimes game. Fans of the show will love solving crimes just like a real CSI, all while searching for hidden objects. You can also customize your avatar and if you enjoy grabbing achievements, this game has plenty for you to pick up.