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Home » Apps with tag ' match-three'

Interlogic is a clever matching puzzler coming soon to iOS

News By Christian Valentin, 1 month, 1 week ago
Interlogic is a clever matching puzzler coming soon to iOS

The matching puzzler is one of the familiar on mobile, and yet every once in a while, a clever hybrid finds a unique approach for the mechanic, such as Swap Sword and Six Match. Interlogic offers its own twist on the formula, combining tile-matching with Sokoban-inspired block pushing. Controlling a tiny truck, you need to make matches in each level not through swiping tiles but by pushing them with your vehicle. This change turns matches into spatial challenge that forces you to consider how to move around a level, how to precisely push tiles, and when to make matches you can make space for your truck. Increasingly tight level design, barriers, and other mechanics add further complexity…

Hidden Gem of the Week: Swapperoo

Feature By Christian Valentin, 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Hidden Gem of the Week: Swapperoo

From Fallen Tree Games, developer of the Quell games, Swapperoo evolves the traditional match-3 formula in interesting ways to deliver a surprisingly strategic puzzler. At its most basic concept, Swapperoo follows the same design principle of connecting three or more items on a grid, removing those matched items from the grid, but that is where the similarities end. Most importantly, you can only move specific triangular tiles on the grid, and can only move these triangular tiles in the direction they're pointing. This design choice makes each match a strategic affair, forcing the player to plan several moves ahead. Across handcrafted challenges, randomized stages, and an endless mode, t…

10000000 developer reveals new puzzler You Must Build a Boat

News By Alex Beech, 4 years, 6 months ago
10000000 developer reveals new puzzler You Must Build a Boat

Since it was released in 10000000 back in 2012, developer EightyEightGames has been working on an update to the fantastic puzzler. But, as with so many things in life it was delayed. Then it changed a little, and became and expansion Then it changed a bit more. Now it has been revealed as an entirely new game, You Must Build a Boat. Like 10000000,  the main action in You Must Build a Boat will revolve around fast-paced match-three puzzling. Now, however, before each stage you must make a decision about the path your story will take. As the name implies, these choices will move you ever closer toward constructing your very own water going vessel, along with…