Contre Jour is iPad Game of 2011

As you may be aware from our glowing review, we are fans of the cool, stylish puzzler that is Contre Jour, and it seems that we are not alone. Taking the plaudits of iPad Game of the Year 2011 in 14 major markets  (UK, France, Spain, Malasia, Japan and Thailand amongst them) this game shows [...]

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Mon, December 12 2011 » Gaming News » No Comments

Puzzle Game: Can You Crack It?

One of the biggest areas of growth in the gaming market in recent years has been the explosion of brain teasing mental puzzles. Some of the highest selling games over the past decade have revolved around the prospect of improving your mental capacity, such as the incredibly popular Brain Training series for the Nintendo DS. [...]

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Fri, November 25 2011 » Gaming News » 6 Comments

Preview: Portal 2

We’ve played the opening section of Portal 2 – who wants to read about it? For those unfamiliar with the franchise, Portal was the critically lauded title from developers Valve, originally found in their deal-of-the-century offering, the Orange Box. The game combined extremely satisfying, and at times mind-boggling puzzle solving with the wicked sense of [...]

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Fri, April 8 2011 » PC/Mac, Previews, PS3, Xbox 360 » 2 Comments

Review: Kakuro Mania

Game: Kakuro Mania Format: iPhone/iPod Touch Developer: Boyan Kolev (Independant) Publisher: Indie Developer Consulting/Boyan Kolev I’d never consider puzzlers as my favourite genre of games. Maybe it’s because when I sit down on a Friday evening to get really stuck into a game, a puzzler would never even come to mind over an action, RPG [...]

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Tue, March 2 2010 » Mobile, Reviews » 1 Comment