Nuts is a puzzle game where players must set up a series of surveillance cameras to hunt down a squirrel and find their hidden stash of food. Wandering through a hazy maze of trees to find the perfect space to drop a camera is a surprisingly tricky mind teaser that challenges memorization skills. The game’s concept is…
If your board game cabinet has been gathering dust lately, Amazon’s running a big one day sale on family games and puzzles from Ravensburger and Melissa & Doug, with options available for every age group.
Vane is an exploration game where you play as a young kid that sometimes transforms into a bird. The trailers released since it was revealed in 2014 have each been beautiful, moody cinematic shorts unto themselves. It was supposed to be released last year, but wasn’t. And it might not come out this year, either, said…
The first time I played Gorogoa, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.
Colorful and quirky PS4 puzzle box game Gnog is now available on iOS. The game works well on touchscreen devices, using taps and swipes to open hatches, flip switches and generally poke about in order to solve a series of clever mechanical puzzles. Check out our PS4 impressions for more on Ko-op Mode’s charming little…
In Mushroom Heroes, I’m looking at a fast-moving platform over a bed of spikes. Timing my jump is one thing, but figuring out which character should jump first is another. There could be a monster on the other side of the ledge, and there’s only one person who uses arrows. There might be blocks to push around,…
Amidst a weekend of fighting game championships and other major tournaments, the world’s finest Rubik’s cubers have descended upon Paris for a record-breaking world championship.
Nintendo has released a one thousand piece Mario puzzle, and there’s something wrong with it. Can you guess?
When you think of a visual novel, you probably think of pursuing super sexy romantic interests (or pigeons). Most of the interactions in these games involve choosing which way to compliment your virtual crush. At first I thought Let’s Meat Adam would be another dating simulator (only this time with goats). But it’s…
Old Man’s Journey is a gentle storybook like adventure through an elderly man’s scattered memories as he walks his way to an inevitably sad conclusion.
While I’ve still not gotten the hang of Japanese puzzle classic Puyo Puyo, I‘m pretty good at Tetris when I concentrate. Recording a Kotaku Plays video is not a good way to concentrate, but I don’t mind losing when I get to share the colorful sights and spirited sounds of Puyo Puyo Tetris.
Vibrantly-pixelated indie darling Fez turned five years old this week, so it’s the perfect time to celebrate the game’s strangest puzzle and the community of players who devoted themselves to solving it.
For some people, sitting by the fire during the winter and working a puzzle is as good as life gets. I’m not one of those people, but if you are, Amazon’s offering steep discounts on a huge collection of puzzles, today only.
Does the shape of a Rubik’s Cube affect how hard it is to solve? At first glance you’d assume the irregularly-shaped pieces of this R2-D2 rotating puzzle would make it easy to put back together, but before you know it, you could have a real mess of droid parts on your hands.
What better way to celebrate the holidays than a fiendishly difficult puzzle. Well, that’s what one of the UK’s intelligence agencies, GCHQ, reckons—which is why the Christmas card it’s been sending out features this infuriating puzzle. Can you solve it?
Traversing portals to solve puzzles split between two worlds, one black and white, the other white and black? Sounds like a simple enough concept to grasp in five minutes.
Unlike previous Five Nights games, Five Nights at Freddy's 3 has multiple endings. There is a bad ending, where you beat the game and the animatronics continue being haunted. And there is a good ending, where you put the spirits of the dead children to rest.
You're reading the first installment in a brand new puzzle series here at io9 – and what better way to kick things off than with the world's most difficult logic puzzle?