STAY ON TARGET
Flywrench, a fast-paced micro-level puzzle game, quickly crushes players towards an addictive yet rewarding relationship. With a gradual sense of diversity and stellar score, Flywrench quickly became one of my top sleeper hits for this year.
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TWO PARTS OF THE SAME WORLD
Semispheres is a calming, yet challenging puzzle game through which players manipulate two characters within parallel environments. The simple and abstract design of the game allows for thought provoking endeavors with a satisfying sense of accomplishment.
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A WHOLE NEW WORLD
Puzzle games these days seem to be centralized around the mobile marketplace. Titles like Candy Crush Saga and Bejeweled have millions of downloads because of their bright colors and simplistic gameplay. It’s been quite a while since a first-person puzzler was released to the world, or if there has been one, I haven’t noticed. So I was fortunate that Pneuma: Breath Of Life crossed my path. Deco Digital Studios did a fantastic job of creating a world that not only looks amazing, but is filled with tough yet manageable puzzles and an interestingly philosophical storyline.
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The Witness is inspiring, exciting, rewarding, breathtaking, and infectious. It’s also ruthless, cold, daunting, and isolating. Either of those lists of traits would make a great game. Both at once make a legend. Continue reading The Witness Review →
MINIMALIST GAMEPLAY MEETS MAXIMIZED ENTERTAINMENT
Puzzle games often get brushed aside. Who would want to play a puzzle game when Smash or Call of Duty is begging to be played? Blek however, is a simple game that isn’t trying to be the next Halo franchise. It’s just trying to be Blek. Continue reading Blek Review →
THE SUDOKO OF PICTURE PUZZLES
Puzzle games are often a hit-or-miss genre. You’ll often find a game that has little appeal or the concept has been done so many times that you just get sick of them. These games are just carbon-copies of other iterations of the same idea, but tweaked just enough so that no one gets sued. Tappingo 2 however, blends creativity with a simple design to offer a great gaming experience.
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Hugo Smits, Game Designer/Programmer for Goodbye Galaxy Games, announced today that Tappingo 2 will be released on August 28th for $2.99 in the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Continue reading Tappingo 2 Release Date Announced →
A PARTY WITHOUT THE SNOOZE BUTTON
Sometimes people are only interested in the big video game characters: Mario, Link, Master Chief, Sora, etc. Smaller games and characters are sometimes overlooked by these first-party only players as well as the scores of shovel ware and iOS games flooding the industry. It’s easy to lose track of all these games and miss a diamond in the eShop world. Siesta Fiesta is one of those games that should not be missed. Continue reading Siesta Fiesta Review →