The match-3 puzzle concept seems simple enough, but its a foundation that can build into a lot of different ideas, even a cooking competition or a fighting game. It’s that malleable mold that forms Rose City Games’ The World Next Door, an upcoming indie puzzle-battle game that looks pretty friggin’ sweet.
Hey, remember this puzzle from last Friday? If you’re still stumped and want to know the answer, click through and I’ll tell you.
Behold the marvelous science of alchemy, in which a modest molecule of lead, through careful programming of the transmutation engine, can be transformed into shimmering gold. All this and more is possible in Opus Magnum, a most elegant mechanical puzzle game from the maker of SpaceChem.
Torn asunder by unknown forces and ravaged by corruption, the world of Hob is in desperate need of repair and rescue. Its nameless, silent hero’s quest to set things right is one of the most captivating and spectacular adventures of the year.
Fidel Dungeon Rescue is puzzle game about a puppy plunging into dangerous dungeons out now on PC and Mac. In it, you must dispose of enemies using their weaknesses all while never doubling back to a tile you’ve already touched. It’s tricky but adorable.
Released today on PlayStation 4 and coming soon to PC and iOS, Gnog is a musical adventure through a series of diorama puzzle boxes filled with wondrous creatures, strange contraptions and gorgeous music. Let me show you how it works.
While the hero of Euclidean Lands seems to be wielding a spear, his greatest weapon is his axes.
In a world filled with information overload and digital noise from every direction, She Remembered Caterpillars is a tranquil puzzle game that will test your brainpower while still soothing the soul.
During my first 30 minutes with Stephen “Increpare” Lavelle’s latest puzzle game, Stephen’s Sausage Roll, I felt like a complete idiot. Ten minutes later I felt like one of the smartest people on the planet.
Being ‘the world’s greatest detective’ is one of Batman’s things, so it makes sense that the new Arkham Knight trailer had a rock hard mystery hidden inside.
Two Victorian gentlemen take to the stars in this interesting-looking puzzle-adventure called 39 Days To Mars.
I don't know why, I just enjoy watching these videos.
Ben Weiss recorded part of his game of Threes, and watching him get a 1536 actually made me tense, wondering what his next move was going to be.
There's something really peaceful and fun about slowly clearing this board of different colored pieces of paper. It reminds me of playing with the paint bucket tool in MS Paint. It can also get just as frustrating as when you have a space in your outline that you didn't catch.
What happens when you take a real time strategy game and an RPG, and wrap it all up in the package of a casual match three game? A huge stinking mess without a clear direction—at least that's what I imagined when I was told about Cavemania. After taking my time with the game, I have to say, I'm impressed.
The Professor Layton series is one of the staples of the Nintendo DS and its successor, the 3DS. The series has sold over 13 million copies across the world and has spawned spinoff games, novels, a manga, and a feature film. And what is the inspiration for all this? A book series that series creator Akihiro Hino read…
I've always favored cats over dogs. Cats clean themselves. Cats do not require action on my part in order to use the bathroom. Cats have an intelligent look about them, so when they do stupid things it's even more hilarious. I feel cats are superior to dogs in all ways but one—dogs make better detectives. That's why…