Scrubbles is a Match-3, Bubble Shooter, and Single-player video game developed and published by Big Fish Games for Microsoft Windows. Like other bubble shooter games, it has the same mechanics but comes with some different elements. According to the plot, Borb Bay is in trouble, and as the hero, you muster rescue Borb Bay from calamity. In the game, one wrong shot is enough to end the game. It lets you experience the arcade-style gameplay that will put your wits to test, not just for reflexes. So get ready to join the unforgettable cast of characters for an adventure to complete all puzzles. During the gameplay, you need to get all power-ups to gain new abilities. There are two types of modes, and the game comes with four difficulty levels. Five power-ups will let you unleash your hidden moves to clear the screen within no time to make the highest points. The game increases the difficulty level as you learn the basic and master some levels.
#1 Drop Off
Drop Off is an Action, Arcade, and Single-player Puzzle video game created by Data East Corporation and published by NEC Home Electronics, Inc. The game delivers breakout-style gameplay, in which the player controls a paddle in 2D setting move right and left, hitting a ball which he needs to use to remove all jewels at the upper end of the screen. It is quite different from Breakout, however, in that the paddle can up and down directions also. Unlike Breakout, the jewels are moving down toward the paddle of the player similar to Bubble Shooter games. So there’s a border at the screen’s end which bounces the ball back to the upper playfield. The storyline of the game involves the antagonist, the player’s girlfriend who is kidnapped and being in coma. As the game advances, a muse appears and informs the player that his beloved girl is stuck in a nightmare and is possessed by someone. After that, the muse cast a powerful spell to put the player into her dreams. With engaging gameplay, 2D graphics, and smooth controls, Drop Off is a best breakout-style game to play.
#2 Bubble Crack
Bubble Crack is a Puzzle, Arcade, Tilt-matching Puzzle, and Single-player video game for DOS. The game delivers an immersive gameplay similar to Bust-A-Move, but features several differences. Lots of challenging levels available and each level requires the player to destroy all the multi-colored bubbles to advance to the next level where he will face new challenge with a different layout of bubbles. As the player completing the levels, the difficulty level will be increased to make the gameplay bit tough. Similar to its inspiration, the game concerns itself for the player aiming and then releasing colored sphere up a narrow tunnel. The game introduces several power-ups each has its unique special properties. However, new level layouts can be designed by the player through the use of a level editor. With bubble shooter gameplay, 2D graphics, and Single-player mode, Bubble Crack is one of the best match-3 games of that time when it released, to play.
#3 Magical Drop III
Magical Drop III is an Arcade, Tilt-matching, Side-view, and Single-player Puzzle video game developed and published by Data East Corporation for Multiple Platforms. It is the third release in the series of Magical Drop and it put you in charge of a clown who needs to throw marbles up on the screen into the cluster of colored marbles, crystals, and rocks. The ultimate objective is to get three or more color marbles to remove and make points. It has both single-player and versus mode. However, in versus mode, you need to choose your character similar in fighting games, each with its unique skills and attacks. In the single-player mode, you will play alone with an objective to clear the screens of all levels by smashing bubbles to make points and use to unlock additional content. There several challenging levels available and each comes with a unique layout of bubbles and you must use your balls to destroy all the bubbles up to advance through the game. Magical Drop III includes prominent features such as Match-3 Mechanics, 2D Graphics, and Smooth Controls.
#4 Puzzle Uo Poko
Puzzle Uo Poko is an Arcade, Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed by Cave and published by Jaleco. It is a bubble busting video game, in which the player must use fire the bubble to a group of bubbles in order to smash and make points. The game has many levels and as it proceeds the difficulty level will be increased to face. It is about visual matching gameplay, in which one or two-player needs to clear the screen of colored bubbles to advance through the game and unlock the next stages. In the game, all actions take place underwater environment and with each completed stage the cats travel deeper in the submarine. It offers the similar gameplay to Bust-A-Move video game, but it features some differences. Somehow, it seems similar to Tetris game, but in this game you need to use bubbles to smash others to make points. Once the screen completely filled by colorful bubbles and you fails to destroy them, then the game will end and you need to play it again to complete. With good graphics, mechanics, and controls, Puzzle Uo Poko is a superb match-3 game to play.
#5 Puzzle Link
Puzzle Link is an Arcade, Puzzle, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed Yumekobo and published by SNK. The game is about tilt-matching gameplay, in which you need to clear the screen full of blocks to make points. In the game, the player clears these colorful blocks by connecting three or more discrete sections of each block type. It will be completed after firing one block units of pipe from a controlled launcher at the screen’s bottom, which you can move only left or right. There are pipes and each has several varieties to use to complete the levels. There are three modes such as Normal, Battle, and Clear. Normal is the main mode in the game and in this, the screen moves in vertical so that blocks to be removed descend down the screen. There are many challenging levels and each has its unique set of blocks to be removed to make points. With immersive gameplay, cool features, and detailed graphics, Puzzle Link is a fascinating game to play.
#6 Wrecking Crew ’98
Wrecking Crew ’98 is an Action, Puzzle, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Nintendo R&D1. In the game, the player controls one two characters such as Mario or Luigi, and struggle to destroy all the specific set of objects using a massive hammer on each of 100 challenging levels. During the gameplay, Mario can’t make a jump because of the hammer which is heavy in weight. During the gameplay, the player can choose any stage to start playing the game and each level is set on the playfield split into an invisible grid. However, each space of which comprise one object. In the game, the objects offer destructible walls, ladders, pillars, barriers, and more to smash all destructible objects and enemies that Mario avoids. The player explores the level from a side-view and can climb ladder to reach the upper platform to complete the tasks. A new character has been introduced named Spike who chases Mario to disrupt him by knocking down objects and more. Here’s a level editor that lets the player to create his custom level and share with buddies to play.
#7 Pop’n Pop
Pop’n Pop is an Arcade, Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed and published by Taito Corporation. The core gameplay of this game is described as a hybrid of Arkanoid, Puzzle Bobble, and Space Invaders. In the game, the rows of colorful balloons advance down the screen, and the player needs to shot his own balloons at them to destroy. When three or more balloons of same color match up, they disappear. Lots of challenging levels await the player to put his matching skills to test and advance through the game. The main change in the game is that the bubbles can’t bounce on the walls. So the player can only release them in vertical direction. It introduces exciting characters from the games of Taito, including Bub and Bob, Tiki, and more. Each character is cute in itself and comes with its unique skills. The player must use his shooting abilities to blast all bubbles available at the screen to complete the levels and attempt to reach the end to become the master. With immersive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and cool visuals, Pop’n Pop is a good game to play.
#8 Frozen Bubble
Frozen Bubble is a Puzzle, Match-3, and Single-player video game developed by Pawel Fedorynski for Android and iOS. The game introduces, similar to other Bubble Shooter games, addictive gameplay that lets the player to match three or more same colored bubbles to blast and make points. The ultimate objective is to knock all the bubbles down by forming clusters of three or more. There are three different modes such as Versus Play, Classic Puzzle, and Arcade. It takes place in the 2D graphics and introduces many challenging levels, in which the player controls a shooter placed at the bottom of the screen used to release bubbles to hit blast the corresponding bubbles placed at the top of the screen to make points. The game starts with less difficulty level, in which the player easily blast all bubbles within few moves, but as he promoted to the next one, he will face off more complex level that the player may need to play two or three times to complete. Frozen Bubble includes prominent feature such as 2D Bubble Shooter Gameplay, Match-3 Mechanics, and more.
#9 Worms Blast
Worms Blast is an Action, Puzzle, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Team17 and published by Ubisoft. The game offers the similar gameplay to Puzzle Bobble, with it comes with some differences. It is set in the hexagonal grid full of colored blocks at the top of the screen. In the game, the player controls the character who sits on a boat floating in the water. However, unlike the Bust-A-Move, the player is capable of moving side-to-side. There are a set of weaponry and each can be used to fulfill objectives. The only weapon the player has in the start is a bazooka. In the game, destroying blocks will have two different effects such as if the player hits the block that is either a rainbow block or the same color as missile, that block connected to it will be smashed. In the single-player mode, the player must travel all over the world to complete a set of puzzles. Again, differing from Bust-a- Move, playable missions are more complex as compared to simply clearing the blocks off the screen. With detailed features, superb mechanics, and cool graphics, Worms Blast is the best game to play.
Mushihime-Tama is a Match-3, Puzzle, and Single-player video game released for those players who loved to play bubble shooter games. It has arcade-style gameplay and comes with a set of challenging levels each level is full of bubbles of different colors. Lots of anime characters are here in search of your help, and you must help them to complete a set of puzzle-based levels. Each level comes with a set of bubbles that needs to be smashed to make points and unlock additional levels. The player aim is to make target toward the set of same colored bubbles and then release fire to blast them for points. Within time limit, the player has to complete the level and get promoted to the next one. Once the screen becomes full of bubbles and reaches to the bottom, the player will lose the match and he needs to play from the beginning point. Bubble Crack includes prominent features such as 2D Graphics, Anime Characters, and more.
#11 Snood 2: On Vacation
Snood 2: On Vacation is a Puzzle, Tilt-matching Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed Gravity-i Ltd and published by Destination Software, Inc. The game serves as the sequel to the previous title, Snood game and it keeps the main gameplay from the original title but takes it to new locations across the world. In the game, the player has to line up teams of three or more snoods to eliminate them, like Bust-A-Move video game series. However, they are released from the cannon at the screen’s bottom. For every released, the difficulty level increases and causes the snoods at the top position to downwards. However, when it reached to the bottom, the game will end, and the player needs to play this level again to complete. Up to five exciting modes are available such as Journey, Classic, Puzzle, World Tour, and Armageddon. During the gameplay, after making progress, four new bonus games will become available such as Snood Grab, Snood Sideways, Snood Ball, and more. With immersive gameplay, superb mechanics, and cool visuals, Snood 2: On Vacatio is an excellent game to play.
#12 Dynomite Deluxe
Dynomite Deluxe is a Puzzle and Single-player video game developed by Raptisoft Games and published by Pop Games for Microsoft Windows. The gameplay is almost similar to the Puzzle Bobble video game series, but it features several unique elements. The game introduces four different modes, such as Time Trial, Fossil, Stomped, and Endless. Each game mode comes with unique gameplay and has a set of objectives that the player must complete to make points. It takes place in the 2D graphics, and the player has to use a slinger to shoot his way through a set of the level to destroy the supply of eggs to earn points. According to the rules, when three or more eggs of the same color match, they will blast and reward the player with points in Endless Puzzle gameplay. In the Stomped mode, a puzzle arrangement happens on the screen, and the ultimate task is to clear the screen by shooting the same colored eggs as in Bubble Shooter. With 2D graphics, smooth controls, and addictive gameplay, Dynomite Deluxe is the best game to play.
QuantZ is a Puzzle and Single-player video game developed and published by Gamerizon for Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. The game delivers an opportunity to you experience a new dimension of puzzle mixed action gameplay full of fun. It sets out you on an epic adventure that takes you beyond the Action-Puzzle, Marble Popper, and Match-3 genres. The gameplay is quite immersive yet straightforward, and you must learn the basics to control a cube with your mouse and then drop marbles onto it. During the gameplay, you can create explosions of colors, attempt to chain reactions, and then conquer exclusive rewards. You have a chance to navigate the universe to become the QuantZ Oracle. The game introduces 100 worlds to explore, and each has up to 100 puzzles to complete with innovative physics. It offers easy to play, but hard to master gameplay, and it comes with three modes such as Strategy, Puzzle, and Action. With Captivating Graphics and Music, Twenty-four Worlds, Three Distinct Modes, and more.
Delbo is a Puzzle and Single-player video game developed by Beyond Interactive for Android. The game lets you experience the shooting-puzzle gameplay, in which you needs to shoot the orb from the screen’s bottom to hit the orbs at the screen’s top to match and destroy. To destroy the upper orbs, you should fire the same colored orb from the downside and make points. There are several playable levels each level comprises a set of orbs that must be smashed to move to the next one. During the gameplay, if you continuously hit orbs ten times, the game unleashes the Mystery Meter at the screen’s bottom grant you unique power which you can use to smash several orbs at once. It offers similar gameplay to Bubble shooter and lets the player make the highest points to win. Delbo includes prominent features such as Bubble Shooter Gameplay, 2D Graphics, Match-3 Gameplay, and more.
Trajectile is an Action, Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed by Q-Games Ltd. and published by Nintendo Co., Ltd. The game puts you in control of a character who must aim and fire missiles that bounce off the walls and then smash, blast, or drill through foes and blocks. The premise of the game is a puzzle genre, and it is about firepower, offering brain-bending puzzles need you to line up your shot and then release a flurry of missiles at targets. There are three kinds of missiles available at the disposal of the character, and each has its unique characteristics. Along the journey, you need to find item blocks to obtain special power-ups. There are several challenging levels, and each level requires the completion of specific objectives. Several multiple classes comprise unlimited stages and rewarding you with medals when you clear the stages within time limit and turns. Struggle to become a Trajectile Master to advance through the game. Trajectile includes brilliant features such as as2 D Graphics, Breakout-style Gameplay, and more.
#16 Puzzle Bobble 3
Puzzle Bobble 3 is a Puzzle, Single-player and Two-player video game developed and published by Taito Corporation for Multiple Platforms. The game is also known as Bust-A-Move 3, serves as a sequel to Puzzle Bobble game and similar to that of its predecessor, the player is tasked with shooting colored balls at the set of balls, making a set of group of three or more balls to smash. The game introduces a unique idea of previous releases that the screen is being pushed down by some kind of mechanical device and rather attaches a group of balls to nodes that move downward direction. The node will vanish when it’s not connected to any bubble. As a result, shooting a bubble to the screen’s top having no balls cause it to bounce back downward. There are several challenging levels, and each level comes with balls of different colors, and objective involves the player to destroy all the colored balls using a shooter. Similar match-3 games, the player must make groups of three or more balls to crush and earn points against each blast.
Supermagical is a Puzzle, Role-playing, Adventure, and Single-player video game created by Super Awesome Hyper Dimension. Welcome to the beautiful world, where the game lets you engage yourself in an addictive fun puzzle and adventure gameplay. You will find yourself in the land fighting against waves of Minix, upgrade your powerful warlocks, and then select your pet to tame. During the gameplay, you will explore three different continents in search of your evil sister. The game borrows the mechanics of the classic puzzles and then add then into the generous role-playing elements to offers unique gameplay full of twists. The game lets you join a character named Nina, who is a witch student, embarks on an epic adventure that will take you on a journey through three different worlds and each is full of spells, puzzles, and more. There are small creatures which have threatened the world of Nina, along with her evil witch sisters. Supermagical has prominent features such as Hand-drawn Graphics, Three Continents to Explore, more than seventy levels, and more.