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I Found Despair When I Played “Dispair”

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Why Dispair? Dispair and other puzzle games like it (that’s the correct spelling. It has to do with the “distance” between correct block positions) walk the razor’s edge between brilliant time-eater and horrible waste of time. On the one hand, a good brainteasing puzzle game can offer the perfect chance …

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The Incredible Tiles 2048 iOS Game Review

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/app/id888976100″] Candy Crush for math geeks. That’s the somewhat derogatory summary that people throw at the various 2048 tile games doing the rounds. The Incredible Tiles 2048 does have parallels with King’s ridiculously popular puzzler, in that it’s destructively addictive and hard to defeat without splurging on in-app purchases. …

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Math Cube iOS Game Review

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-cube-puzzle/id917899043″] Look at the most addictive puzzle games over the years and there’s one common denominator – simplicity. Tetris, Bejewelled, Puzzle Bobble, these games rely on a few basic rules to keep us entranced. Livezen’s Math Cube follows the same approach and is built entirely on one core idea, …

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Peppa’s Paintbox iOS Game Review

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/app/peppas-paintbox/id775991654″] If you’ve got a miniature human in your life you will probably know who Peppa Pig is. For those without a toddler wobbling around the house, Peppa Pig is the star of her eponymous animated series which has become a worldwide hit. And now Peppa and her brother …

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Jumpy Jester iOS Game Review

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/jumpy-jester/id880520634?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D2″] Older gamers who grew up on a strict diet of pixelated 8-bit excitement will have fond memories of Cirus Charlie. It was a wonderfully simple game with a charming atmosphere, asking you to jump your little clown through or over an increasingly challenging stream of obstacles. Now, close to …

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