Gravity Block Review
- Unique 'digital' Labyrinth puzzling gameplay.
- 40 puzzles to complete with 30 more on offer.
- Strikingly bold and simple designs.
- 'Laissez faire' style makes it hard to get serious enough to beat par scores.
Gravity Block pits you against devilishly crafted mazes that will test your timing and ability to wrap your head around an ever-changing environment.
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Gravity Block by Playsteria is nominally a physics based puzzler, but leaving it there would be doing the game a disservice. Much like Labyrinth-clones, players must transport an inanimate block to the exit through a maze of conveyor belts, traps, disappearing walls and warps, but instead of analogue tilt controls all you can do is change the direction of gravity.
The screen is split in to quadrants, allowing you to quickly tap and redirect the direction your cube can fall in. A small delay prevents players from rapidly switching the gravity to bypass traps, forcing players to consider their environment carefully in order to make it to the end. Most puzzles can be easily solved using the 'par' number of moves, however players will need to think laterally and exercise lighting-quick timing to knock moves off this minimum.
Gravity Block's simplistic graphics are absolutely perfect and with nothing more than a handful of block-colored shades and patterns players can absorb the entire screen, easily identifying every element. Even the audio mimics this simplicity, with synthetic strings and tones softly chiming in the background to keep you focused. There are 40 puzzles in total to complete, with your overall score being submitted after completing each pack, however three more packs are already available for purchase.
Gravity Block is perfect for puzzlers of all levels, with open solutions making it easy to complete, yet still challenging to master.
DescriptionGamezebo.com: “It’s a game for those seeking an accomplished old skool challenge with a modern Twist”
Appspy.com: “Gravity Block is perfect for puzzlers of all levels, with open solutions making it easy to complete, yet still challenging to master.”
iPhoneGamerBlog.com: “I’ve been trying to think of a game that I’ve played that is similar to Gravity Block HD and I can’t, and I have to say, I like it.”
Try out this new puzzle game that requires both intelligence and skill!
Your task is to bring an inanimate cube to the exit point in 40 different levels. But, if you can't move the cube, how will you be able to do this? You have the ability to change the whole universe's gravity! You'll need to alter gravity direction to make the cube go where you want. But beware, this shouldn't be as easy as it seems… Physics will make your cube accelerate and collide with all game elements and this will make it bounce, get inertia, etc. so be aware of physical laws before altering universe's gravity.
You'll have to face cube conveyors, exploding blocks, black holes, and a large variety of game elements that will make you plan carefully your movements and, once you've decided what to do, use your ability to move as fast and precise as you can.
And, if you are good enough to beat the 40 game levels, you can find new level packs in the in-game store, all grouped in difficulty levels so you can then play the difficulty level you've liked the most.
The game also includes OpenFeint's global leaderboards and a lot of achievements to unlock, which will give you extra challenges within the game!
Are you prepared to face this gravitational challenge?
You can watch the video of the game at: http://www.playsteria.com
Available for iPhone, iPod Touch and an HD version for iPad