U Connect in Review – Will you connect?

U Connect is a puzzle game and the premise is very simple. You’re presented with a series of dots, and you must connect them all to create an image, but without retracing your steps. At first, I thought it was going to be pretty dull, given the graphics aren’t exactly inspiring. However, as I progressed and the puzzles got more difficult, I found myself getting quite addicted to it.

As I say, the graphics aren’t that exciting, but because of the very nature of the game, it doesn’t need high definition craziness. It would probably result in making the game more difficult if your screen was full of distractions, anyway.

You can change the look and feel of the game, however. Your choices whilst playing are chalk and pen, which naturally look very different on the screen. I much preferred the chalk version, but of course that’s just personal preference.

There’s no music, either. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing or not. It’s probably easier to concentrate without it, but it’d be nice to have the option. It’s not completely silent though, there are some inoffensive and quite nice sound effects to accompany your game.

U Connect has four different game modes, just to make things a little different. There’s the standard game, where you simply keep playing to your heart’s content, and you can clear the screen if you make a mistake. There are also much tougher modes, which include timers, completing the level in a certain number of moves, and so on. This helps keep the game interesting, particularly if you’re a real logic buff, and you find the standard mode far too easy.

With over 1,000 puzzles to keep you entertained, U Connect is surprisingly a fun little game. It’s not one I’ll play continually, because I’m not a huge puzzle fan. However, people who are deeply into puzzle and logic games will love this, especially at this price.

It’s a shame there is no way to connect with other players and share your scores and achievements, because that would have added a whole new element of competition, which it doesn’t currently have. Never mind though, at $0.99, you can’t complain too much.


App Summary
Title: U Connect Developer: Bit Logik Inc.
Reviewed Ver: 1.0 Min OS Req:
Price: $0.99 App Size: 8.9 MB
  • Good price point
  • Easy to pick up and play
  • Addictive
  • Ideal for 5 minutes, or longer periods of play
  • Cute sound effects
  • Extra modes give the game new life
  • Graphics aren’t particularly inspired
  • There’s no music
  • No connection to networks for score sharing/competition


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