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Home » Apps with tag 'puzzle game'

Hitman GO Review

Review SQUARE ENIX INC By Alex Beech, 6 days, 5 hours ago
Hitman GO Review

Hitman GO is not the game fans of the series might expect. Rather than take the form of a standard third-person action game, Hitman GO plays out like a strategic board game. You begin by selecting a contract. Each of these mission play out on their own uniquely styled board. The settings range from a country club setting to more industrial locations, each with their own tile sets and enemy types. The goal is to guide Agent 47’s through the grid-based play area to his…

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Word Monsters Review

Review Rovio Stars Ltd. By Alex Beech, 1 week, 6 days ago
Word Monsters Review

Rovio's latest addition publishing adventure is the fiendishly tricky word game Word Monsters. Developed by Raketspel, this free-to-play puzzler blends wordsearch gameplay with gravity manipulation, creating a game that demands fast thinking and forward planning. You have to find all of the words in each of Word Monster's tile puzzles. Each round has a theme - one may have you searching for animals, while another will be spent locating girls' names. This does make things tricky at fir…

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See Gentle Ben trash a museum in new trailer for Halfbrick puzzler Bears vs. Art

News By Alex Beech, 1 month ago
See Gentle Ben trash a museum in new trailer for Halfbrick puzzler Bears vs. Art

Halfbrick's has released a gameplay trailer for its new puzzle game Bears. vs Art. which has been soft-launched in Canada and Australia The new trailer shows protagonist Rory making his way around an art museum, rolling through expensive exhibits and generally trashing the place. The aim is to turn every painting and statue from a priceless work art to a pile of worthless junk while avoiding detection by museum security, snooty guests and thieves. As Rory's natural habitat was destroyed by the new gallery, his vendetta against art is justified. This helps to make his destructive quest feel more like a fight for freedom than vandalism. Those of you who live in Canada and Aus…


Puzzle platformer Eets Munchies will have you nibbling at your iPad

News By Alex Beech, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Puzzle platformer Eets Munchies will have you nibbling at your iPad

Waking up in the morning always leaves us a little confused and peckish. This is exactly the feeling Klei Entertainment new iPad puzzle game Eets Munchies manages to provoke. The simple goal of Eets Munchies is to guide a ravenous creature towards a delicious cake. Rather than taking direct control of the beastie, however, each puzzle has you leading the little guy around the screen by laying items along his path, and clearing away any obstacles. There are dozens of items on offer to help you reach the goal. These include chillies to make the hungry chap angry, boards to form bridges, and even mushrooms that make you walk on the ceiling – all of which fit perfectly with t…


Lost Yeti Review

Review Gionathan Pesaresi By Alex Beech, 2 months, 1 week ago
Lost Yeti Review

Guiding a forlorn yeti home seems like it should be a relaxing and uplifting experience. Instead, what Gionathan Pesaresi's Lost Yeti treats you to is some of the most demanding and frustrating puzzles we have played. Our furry hero is out in the cold and determined to get home. Even when he has nowhere to go, he just keeps on walking, only turning when he reaches a dead end. To help him on his way you need to slide a variety of blocks along horizontal and vertical lines, thereby chan…

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Superb puzzle sequel The Room Two is finally coming to iPhone this Thursday

News By Alex Beech, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Superb puzzle sequel The Room Two is finally coming to iPhone this Thursday

Fireproof Games's puzzle hit The Room Two arrived on the iPad a little over a month ago. However, starting this Thursday, iPhone owners will also be able to unlock the game's mechanical mysteries, when the iPhone version of The Room Two appears on the App Store. Like its predecessor, The Room Two bowled us over when it came to the iPad last December, thanks to its atmospheric visuals, creepy audio, and diverse puzzles. However, while the eerie sequel retains the weathered, spooky environments that were a trademark of the original game, the game's puzzle-box based conundrums operate on a notably grander scale. How grand, you ask? Check out the glowing video review below for the a…


Shardlands Review

Review Breach Entertainment Ltd By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 4 months ago
Shardlands Review

A lot of games start you out with either a splash page of introductory context or a movie to set up the scene. Shardlands throws you right into the thick of it straight away. Your character Dawn wakes up in a strange alien world. Where is she? How did she get there? These are pertinent questions, but surprisingly not all that pressing. This game is of a slower pace, where exploration and evasion are the order of the day. The big questions can wait. And to explore this foreign landscap…

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Trauma Ted Review

Review Lonely Pin PocketGames By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 4 months ago
Trauma Ted Review

We've all played oh so many games like Trauma Ted. The quick, easy to play bursts of puzzle-y goodness, the simple yet endearing art and music, the level menu strewn with numbered tiles for all the options available. It seems that aside from some revolutionary gameplay ideas, the only thing that can make a game like this interesting after so many others is the premise. Well how about helping an injured cat with a migraine feed his painkiller addiction level by level, utilizing wrap aro…

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Girls Like Robots Review

Review [adult swim] By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 5 months ago
Girls Like Robots Review

Girls like Robots, published by Adult Swim is the most charming and entertaining seating arrangement simulator on the App Store. Now before you all run away out of boredom, let's clarify that. Yes the core mechanic of the game is to find the optimal seating arrangement between a collection of colorful characters that either love or loathe each other, but it's through the characters themselves, and how the game keeps unrolling new situations that makes this a puzzle game that's certainl…

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Jumpster™ Review

Review G5 Entertainment By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Jumpster™ Review

If there's one thing Jumpster has going for it, it's that for most of the levels, eye-absorbing would be a very apt description. The planet Okadia is definitely full of eye candy, but sadly this is not going to help Jumpster acquire all the fuel cells needed to power his ship off this lush and lavish planet. The core of the experience here is a physics puzzler that is designed around the freemium model. A catapulting drag of the finger will cause Jumpster to jump along the arc provide…

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Save The Puppies PREMIUM Review

Review HandyGames By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Save The Puppies PREMIUM Review

Sometimes you just have to solve your own problems. If a dogcatcher is going to capture all the puppies in your area, instead of trying to deal with the issue on human terms, you should just  rescue the puppies yourself (as they have been dropped all over town in their cages). How might a lowly sausage dog complete such an undertaking? By eating sausages to grow to a sufficient enough length to solve puzzles of course! Save the Puppies uses an on-screen d-pad on the bottom left o…

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Super Monsters Ate My Condo! Review

Review [adult swim] By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Super Monsters Ate My Condo! Review

Though it's mostly gone out of fashion, one of the defining characteristics on the Super Nintendo was that most sequels (and even some original games) had the word 'super' in front of them. It was meant to invoke the image of just not any sequel, but an upgrade to everything that had come before. More revolution than evolution. In the case of Super Monsters ate my Condo, sadly it's the latter and not the former. Not that it's a bad release, but it falls a little short of the expectatio…

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Space Holiday Review

Review Powerful Robot By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 7 months ago
Space Holiday Review

Everyone deserves a holiday, and hey, if the holiday is in space and you're in no danger of explosive decompression, all the better! Space Holiday is a simple little puzzle game in which you have to chart a course around the level's stars excluding all those nasty asteroids that might impede your travel as a portal opens off to a new constellation. The crux of this puzzle experience is in connecting all the stars via a line, with no asteroids being in the middle of the shape that's cr…

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Amp, Watts & Circuit Review

Review Jamo Games By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 7 months ago
Amp, Watts & Circuit Review

Sometimes, even robots need a vacation. In Amp, Watts & Circuit, you control the titular characters trying to escape their jobs, in the hopes of some well deserved rest and recuperation. Each level has you in a small isometric area full of buttons and traps, and a starting and finishing tile for each of the three characters. Tapping on the character's portrait will switch to them, and then tapping on the screen will move them in that direction, and if there's no spikes or pits on…

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