Most Challenging Games for Android and iOS (2021-2022 Updated)

Most Challenging Games for android and ios

If you are really bored with the regular casual games, then you need to try these insanely tough mobile games at least once!

With the onset of mobile games, publishers round the globe have been developing some amazingly challenging games. These games not only dare the player to win, but have been quite successful in setting up challenges that are sanely impossible. Player’s simply adore such games that test their brains to the fullest. They spend sleepless nights to break through the game mechanics & become the ultimate survivor.

Thus, some of these listed games are a little old. Also, there are truly, obnoxiously difficult and most challenging games for android and ios that are designed to be obnoxiously difficult. We avoided those to focus more on games that you’re supposed to actually win, but the game presents a rather difficult challenge.

In this post, we have listed some of the most grueling games of all times. Games that tests your reflexes throughout their journey. Let’s deconstruct them.

List of top 10 Most Challenging Games for Android and iOS (All Time Hits)

    Rise in Love by Innovana Games

Innovana Games has recently launched a fun & extremely challenging game – Rise in Love. With multiple arenas and levels, this game holds 3 characters; Dave, Daisy & Jetpack Boy.

The game story revolves round the couple, where the boy is trying to protect his lady love from the other boy’s gifts. There are more than 115 gift patterns in the game Most Challenging games Rise in Love by Innovana Games

which are tough to break through. Every level has a different challenge laying ahead. The player has to bypass through each level carefully, without letting the gift reach Daisy.

In addition to tough levels, there are boosters & rewards in the game. These boosters like shield, bomb & skipper helps the player pass through the tough levels. It is a must-play game for those who really like challenging themselves. Play ‘Rise in Love’ with friends and find out who reaches the top first.

The game is available for download on both Google play store & App store and is trending now.

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    Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird – developed by dotGears, was a side-scrolling tap game with simple graphics. The difficulty of this game was appreciated and criticized both at the same time.

Flappy Bird extremly challening game

On one hand, it was the most downloaded game on both the stores, while on the other hand the mechanics was extremely tough to crack. We were fortunate enough to play its original version, as the developer later removed it from both the stores in 2014 saying that the game is too addictive and is quite overused.

Game is not available for download on Google Play Store and App Store.   

    Dancing Line

The enormous number of downloads for Cheetah Mobile’s Dancing Line game speaks for itself. Not only this game is addictive, but it is creatively difficult.

Dancing Line Most Challenging & Addictive game

Player has to guide a line through various platforms and obstacles while listening to the music especially composed for that level. It may sound easy, but trust us, this game is among the top difficult games on play store.

The game is available for download on both Google play store & App store.

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Playdead’s Limbo is the most unique and weirdly genius puzzle game. The game is dark and disturbing with minimalistic ambient sounds, creating a haunting environment.

Limbo genius puzzle game

Limbo is a 2D side scroller, where a boy, who is in search of his lost sister, has to pass through dangerous environments and traps. The possibility of finding the correct solution is almost impossible and Playdead called this style of play as “Trial & Death”.

The game has been rewarded on multiple platforms and is still the most haunted puzzle, unsolved!  

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    Super Hexagon  

Terry Cavanagh’s Super Hexagon is simply one of the most challenging games of 2015. The player has to race to escape through the contracting maze of hexagons.

Super_Hexagon one of the most challenging games of 2019

The game is extremely tricky and even a small achievement in the game is a total win-win. The geometric action of this game is very engaging and hallucinating.

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Hundred is a multi-touch puzzle game, a real brain teaser and a well-crafted time killer. The rules of this game are quite simple. All you have to do is to grow at least 100 points between the circles in each puzzle.

Hundreds multi touch puzzle game

If the circles turn red and collide, then your game is over. The game has over 100 puzzles and has been acknowledged By The New York Times, The Atlantic etc.

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    Geometry Dash series

Geometry Dash is a rhythm-based action platformer game by RoboTop Games, where the player has to jump, fly & flip over dangerous obstacles on the tune of the music.

Geometry rhythm based action platformer game

The game physics gets increasingly tough over time. The game is fun to play until the music and the obstacles becomes insanely difficult and challenging. Geometry Dash has a unique level editor, where the players can build their own levels and challenge their friends.

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    The Impossible Game

FlukeDude’s “The Impossible Game” truly stands for its name. It is possibly the world’s hardest game.

The_Impossible the world hardest & Challenging game

With one single control, the player has to constantly tap the screen to make the orange square jump across the deadly spikes, hop over the square platforms and complete the level.


Failing to do so will take the player right back to start. Yes, the most painful and challenging aspect of this game is to start all together from scratch. The game has an awesome music track that keeps it going.

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Bennett Foddy’s QWOP is a local sporting hero of a prosperous country in Scandinavian Alps, who has entered in the championship without any training.


With five different game modes, the player has to control QWOP’s legs & arms by moving their thumb across diamond shaped control and show him how to run. The player has to make sure that QWOP’s body does not touch the ground. The game is addictive, hilarious, fun to play & of course challenging.

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   Go Free

Based on the ancient game of Go (Wei-chi/Baduk), AI Factory Limited has developed the world’s
ultimate thinking game. 

GoFree world ultimate thinking game

Go Free offers the player with multiple boards of 9X9, 13X13 & 19X19 and has 10 difficulty levels. The game has both two-player & local multiplayer modes with simple rules. This is an ultimate strategy game where the player with the most captured pieces at the end wins the game. A pure brain teaser, this game is also listed under the most difficult games.

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