Geometrix in Review: Flat but compelling?

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Glyphic Entertainment, LLC have added a unique arcade puzzler to the App Store with Geometrix:  Flatland Unbound.  Fast and furious, it is a great addition to the catalogue of games that Chillingo have brought to the App Store.  For fans of Edwin A. Abbott’s novel, this game gains instant wuffie but fails when compared to the seminal literature.

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Alien Blobs in Review – A new “spin” on the match 3 genre?

alienblobs1Yes, here at Touchmyapps, we are dedicated to bring you as many reviews as we can.  If it means I have to sacrifice myself and try every match 3 game, I will….for you! So, without further ado, let’s review another match 3 style game.

Right off the bat, this isn’t your mother (or father’s) match style game.  We’re not shooting across, we’re not shooting up, we’re not even shooting downwards.  We’re now tied on a string going around in circles matching the colored “blobs”.  I have to admit that it took me a few games to wrap my head around this simple change to the genre, but once I got used to it, I really enjoyed it.  This brought in a sense of excitement to the genre that I haven’t felt in a long time.  It almost (dare I say it?) felt like an action game…

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Tangrams – The Ancient Chinese Logic Puzzles Come to the iPhone and iPod Touch! But which is “better”?

tangrampro10First, why don’t I explain what exactly a Tangram puzzle is.  In a Tangram puzzle, you have a shape.  This shape is actually comprised of a group of other shapes.  In Tangram, you have seven pieces:  Two large triangles, two small triangles, one medium triangle, a square, and a strange slanted rectangle piece.  The key is to place and rotate these seven pieces until they form the shape that you’re looking for.  So, now that you’re in the loop, let’s get to the review!

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EYE vs. EYE in Review – Very niche game, but addictive in its weird way

eyevseye1To clarify, I’m no designer; I don’t have an eye for décor or what not; and to be honest when I heard that this game was “one in a series of design-oriented games…”, it didn’t really pump up my enthusiasm towards it. However, given that OSX iPhone platform had given rise to a new generation of applications, my curiosity got the better of me to take a look.

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Hexile in Review- A Fresh New Puzzler for the iPhone

hexile1Fusion Development Group has recently released a unique puzzle/strategy game that could very well be the first of its kind at the App Store. Hexile is a fast paced “High-Low” tile-tapping game that will have you racing the clock and clearing the board of all stones. The premise of the game is simple: Tap the stone tiles in ascending or decending order to remove them from the screen before time runs out. While this may sound easy, Hexile is in fact a well designed game that will challenge all takers, especially as the game progresses.

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FindIT in Review – Find and Go Seek for iPhone

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Hiding away among the New section in the App Store is Granet Societe Cooperativa’s FindIT, an application which flaunts photographic faults in a spot the difference game. It makes no attempt however, to conceal its certain strengths: great photography, a wide selection of photos and a unique zooming system that will keep users engaged for hours in intricate gameplay.

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Crayon Physics Deluxe now Available

crayon_physics1Hudson has just released Crayon Physics Deluxe at the App Store. Those familiar with the popular title Touch Physics should feel right at home with this well designed puzzler. While I haven’t had the chance to explore the entire game, it seems to be well polished and challenging. One thing I did notice right away is that you are able to draw more complex shapes than in Touch Physics. Whatever it is you draw will come to life on screen. Very cool indeed. There are currently 50 levels as well as a level editor, a feature that will surely add loads of replay value. More screen shots and info after the jump.

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Mouse House in Review: Push in the Right Direction

mousehouse1The portable puzzler scene has a fun new addition thanks to Plaid World Studios and their new release of Mouse House for the low price of one dollar. Puzzle addicts can rejoice as this game certainly has its moments where it pokes and prods at your brain as you try to reach the solution. In this adorable game, you play as a miniscule mouse out to collect pieces of cheese in order to advance to the next level.
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