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iPhone and iPad apps tagged "puzzle games."
Booty Blocks a Tetris Lover's Dream
Booty Blocks is like Tetris on steroids. And it is just as addicting; possibly more.
While the concept is simple, Booby Blocks makes for some great fun. The goal is to group together blocks with matching colors.
T'is the Season to Do a Little Brain Teasing
Your kids can enjoy the holiday season and give their brains some teasing with Christmas Puzzles from xCube.
The app comprises 20 crossword puzzles. The Christmas themed puzzles are relatively simple with an average of clues for 10 words across and 10 words down.
Trism Offers a Triagular Twist on Bejeweled
Similar to Bejeweled and other color matching games, Trism brings a whole new concept to the game. The object of Trism is to get three matching triangles, or trisms, together. But the trick is that it has to be the triangles sides that are touching and not corner to corner.
MazeFinger Gives Your Hand a Workout
MazeFinger is a lightning fast maze game that puts your kinesthetic skills to the test and is a great app for some speedy, mindless fun.
Gameplay involves racing through a maze with your finger against a clock.
Bejeweled 2 is a Gem
Puzzle Games seem to be all the rage in the App Store these days. Many of them fondly remind players of 80’s arcade games that had players stuck in bowling alleys, laundromats and car washes for hours. Classic gmaes like Tetris carved their mark into history and now a new legion of puzzle games of have entered the arena. Many of them on their second versions.
Bonsai Blast Puts the Zen Into Shooting Marbles
Bonsai Blast is a zen-themed color matching puzzle game by California-based global mobile game publisher Glu, the company behind the app Space Monkey.
Like other color matching marble games, Bonsai Blast is highly addictive and a great game if you have some time to kill.
MyM Link Up: Sliding Tile Puzzle Game Offers Choice for Scenery
MyM Link Up by Me YuMe is pretty fun little puzzle game that is simple yet challenging at the same time. The concept is straightforward: move tiles around to form matching vertical, horizontal, or diagonal lines of four or more and once in place the lines will disappear. While you try to arrange the tiles into lines, more tiles will appear with each move. The goal to is to try and stay in the game as long as possible, getting as many lines as you can before the screen becomes so full of tiles that you can no longer move them.
Bounce Trap Tilt Mixes Different Games Into One Addictive App
Bounce Trap Tilt by game developer PlayScreen, is a fun puzzle game that combines different aspects of familiar games like Tetris, Solitaire, or Pinball. With a mixture of action, strategy, and chance Bounce Trap can get fairly addicting and will provide entertainment for young and old.
Spinblox Pieces Together Puzzles Like Tetris and Bejeweled
Once again, you see the mighty Tetris shine its way through in this game. Spinblox turns out to be a play on Tetris as well as Bejeweled. Similar to Tetris, the blox fall from the top and land on the top layer.
Stompem is a Brain Twizzler
Stompem is a game that will test your mental skills as you maneuver a one-toothed, balding character to squash vegetables and beach accessories. Think again if you believe the purpose of this game is to mindlessly squash away. Instead you have to figure out what order you should stomp the items in order to avoid Fumu-San (yes, that's his name) breaking into tears - which is what ends the round.
Will Tatomic be the New Tetris for iPhone?
Tetris has been the background to a lot of games that are coming out recently on the iPhone. I have written about a few so far, but nothing like this one.
Tatomic is a game that involves color-coded "atoms" that have to be paired up by color.
Check-4 is a Fun New Take on Tic-Tac-Toe
Check-4 is a great new take on the old tic-tac-toe game. With more versatility and far more challenging gameplay, this multi-player puzzle game offers fun for young and old and allows single-player and multi-player games with both human and AI players.
SPiN Makes Shape-Recognition Colorful, Addictive, and Fun
SPiN is the first App Store title by independent developer Secret Exit Ltd. and it offers addictive puzzle fun with multiple game options that provide added replay value.
SPiN's objective is simple — match the objects that appear on the screen to the silhouettes behind them.
Frenzic = Fast, Frantic, Frenzied and Feverish
Frenzic - I'm always trying to carjack SUVs, race motorcycles, play rock music and annihilate alien lifeforms creatures with shotguns. At the moment, I have a new copy of "Call of Duty4" on my desk and when I find time, I'm going to "Get some," as the U.S.