‘SNIKS’ Review: Hungry Hungry Snakes

SNIKS By: Shelly Alon There are few things that get me excited like a new puzzle game that's relaxing but challenging, features a great art style, and plays easily with one hand. Shelly Alon's latest game, SNIKS, does all this and more. In it, you need to push little two-headed creatures that resemble gummy worms around a grid so they can all eat their favorite fruits. I wrote a bit about it…

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‘Unhatched’ Review and Walkthrough

Unhatched By: Filip Loster I first mentioned Filip Loster's card-based puzzler, Unhatched, several weeks back in my preview, and have since had a chance to play through the whole game. It's a bit of a cross between Reigns and Meteorfall, but with its own unique story and mechanics. What really sets it apart, though, is that each card battle is a hand-crafted puzzle with a solution. Instead of the cards being randomized,…

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‘Sky: Children of the Light’ Review – Keeping the Lights On

Sky: Children of the Light By: thatgamecompany Developer thatgamecompany have made a name for themselves with gorgeous exploration-focused games like Journey and Flower. So you can imagine the excitement when they announced they were working on a new multiplayer game for mobile devices. Sky is just as pretty as their other works and is meant to be a game for everyone, encouraging friendship and teamwork and social interactions. There's a lot to…

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‘ROOMS: The Toymaker’s Mansion’ iOS Review – Sliding Tiles Can Be Fun!

ROOMS: The Toymaker's Mansion By: Jonghwa Kim / Handmade Game Somehow I'd never heard of Handmade Game's ROOMS: The Toymaker's Mansion before, even though it had been released as a free-to-play game back in 2013 as The Mansion: A Puzzle of Rooms. The developers regretted going that route and recently re-released the game as a fully premium experience with no ads or in-app-purchases. It now matches the PC version, featuring 144 levels…

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What Remains of Edith Finch: Switch Review and Gameplay Videos

What Remains of Edith Finch By: Giant Sparrow / Annapurna Interactive Giant Sparrow's What Remains of Edith Finch released on PC and consoles back in 2017, and since then I'd been holding out, hoping it would one day come to mobile devices. Unfortunately, that day has not come, but the next-best thing happened -- it was ported over to the Nintendo Switch. As I personally don't have a great PC setup, the…

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‘Total Party Kill’ Review: It’s To Die For

Total Party Kill By: Jussi Simpanen / Adventure Islands Dungeon crawling is a dangerous hobby, and not everyone can make it out alive in the hunt for treasure. But what if death was the answer? That's the idea behind Total Party Kill, the latest puzzle game from Jussi Simpanen. Sharing some similarities with Persephone and Sometimes You Die, this creative puzzler has you killing your friends so you can climb their corpses…

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‘Minit’ iOS Review: A Bite-Sized Adventure for Bite-Sized Devices

Minit By: Devolver Digital Ever since Minit was announced, I'd been hoping it would come to mobile devices. The bite-sized gameplay seemed perfect for on-the-go play. And now that it's finally made its way over to iOS, I can confirm that it is indeed a great fit for the platform. If you're not familiar with the game, it's a Zelda-like action-adventure RPG that's played through 60-seconds at a time. In some ways…

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‘Forgotton Anne‘ iOS Review: An Experience You Won’t Soon Forget

Forgotton Anne By: Hitcents.com / Throughline Games If you've ever thought that it might fun to be part of a Ghibli movie, then Throughline Games' Forgotton Anne is the game you've been looking for. It's been out on other platforms for about a year now, but I hadn't heard of it until it's iOS release was announced. After seeing one screenshot from it, I knew it was a game I needed to…

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