Jewel Quest Mysteries is a twist on the popular match-3 puzzle game, that inserts scavenger screens in between all the matching. The iPhone game is addictive fun, but it’s not without its glitches.
EA didn’t try to reinvent the wheel when they ported perennial arcade classic Snood to the iPad. But what they came up with radically alters the gameplay — in a surprisingly good way — nonetheless.
Sort of a deductive reasoning game based around numbers, Everyday Genius’ Square Logic could be Sudoku’s more creative and colorful sibling. Much like in Sudoku, you’re presented with a grid, which must be filled in with numbers, and there can only be one of each number in every row and column. The similarities end there, […]
Only a Japanese video game could offer you the chance to play as a cup of noodles, a hamster in a ball, a zombie, a lantern, a magazine, a squid, or a rice ball. Except this “Japanese” game was made by a bunch of Brits. What?
Much like the classic party game, Boggle for iPad is quick, easy-to-pick-up, and fun. With just one drawback.
I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love Life, the classic Milton Bradley board game. It ranks alongside Monopoly, Clue, Catan, and Scrabble as one of the most popular board games of all time. You might expect EA Mobile to skimp on features for the iPhone version of the game, but instead, every feature of the […]
MumboJumbo’s Unlikely Suspects HD takes the standard scavenger hunt game to new level, thanks to a small but important injection of deductive reasoning. Unlikely Suspects essentially one-ups a higher profile detective game on the iPad — Clue: Secrets & Spies. Yes, there are scavenger hunts galore, and they’re among the toughest ones you’ll ever play. […]
What can be said about Tetris that hasn’t been said before? As a puzzler classic, it’s probably one of the best-known games of all time. The gameplay finds you directing falling blocks into slots to fit them together; when you have a full row, the row disappears. But you already knew that, right? When it […]
The eleventh Doctor, as played by Matt Smith, has found his way onto the iPad in Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time, an adventure/puzzle game that lets you control his actions. The Doctor’s current companion, Amy Pond, is also along for the ride. The story — which is barely there — finds the Doctor and […]
Bumble Tales for iPhone, by Conjured Realms and Perfect Dork Studios, is a simple, fun-to-play match-3 game that’s essentially a companion piece to bigger and more complex PC game. Offering a slightly new spin on the ever-popular match-3 genre, the game presents you with a small, 7×7 tile screen with six different colors to match. […]