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?
It didn't take long for people to "beat" the Silent Hills teaser—but nobody understood how exactly they did it. There were theories, sure, but nothing concrete...until now.
I have stared and poked at this image for more than an hour over the past two days. I touch it, a red card pops up and a buzzer sounds. I have no idea what to do here, and The Icarus Box isn't keen to tell me.
Fez is no stranger to obscure puzzles. The game is absolutely littered with them, some more complicated than others.
Welcome back, Game Club! It's a brand new year, and we should make sure to start it on the right foot, right? There's no better way to do that, I think, then to play a game we know is going to be great. Since we just gave Portal 2 our Game of the Year Award, I'm pretty sure it's a good choice.