Tag Archives: puzzle

Ironcast Coming to Nintendo Switch

Ironcast Nintendo Switch

Fans of turn based strategy games that own a Nintendo Switch have something to celebrate now. Ironcast is a turn based strategy game set in an alternate Victorian history where giant mechanized robots are the norm. What is interesting is

Make Hexa on Android Review, ZTE ZMAX 2 Device

Make Hexa Android puzzle

I am a huge fan of just a few genres of gaming. Brawlers (Final Fight, Streets of Rage, etc), Full Motion Video (stop laughing) and puzzle games (Tetris, Columns, Tetris Attack, etc) are all at the top of my gaming

Xbox Store Receives Puzzle Platform Game Shift Happens, Steam Version Drops Too

We are trying a new focus here at Gravis Ludus so expect more coverage of modern games on Playstation, Xbox, Steam, etc. One of the first titles we wanted to mention in this new direction was Shift Happens by Deck

Human Age Review on Android

The Human Age by Noodlecake

Puzzle games. Ah, the good old standby that most developers, both commercially and homebrew independent types, pound into the ground. It seems since the early days of gaming puzzle games were going to be around. From Tetris to Columns to

Review – WWE Champions

WWE Champions Android

The WWE have been after that elusive successful mobile game for years. Well, let me differentiate things a bit here: I don’t consider the PlayStation Portable and PS Vita or Nintendo DS and 3DS “mobile” platforms. Those are portables. Mobile

Review – Angry Birds Blast on Android

Angry Birds Blast

Rovio are certainly keeping the Angry Birds license alive and active in the gaming world. We saw quite a bit of saturation with the original, physics based, model and we are seeing more branching out now. The Angry Birds group

Review – Knight’s Tour on Android

Puzzle games are a dime a dozen on mobile platforms.  This is apparent by simply opening your favorite mobile game store – go ahead, try it.  While there is a deluge of match 3 games that hope to capture 1/1,000th

Review – Fit in the Hole Android Game

I have to wonder if at least some inspiration for Fit in the Hole by Ketchapp was drawn from Fox’s short lived television show, Hole in the Wall.  First, those who know me know I am not a fan of endless

Review – 2048 Knight Android Game

The land is over run with creatures and you must take up arms and defeat them before life as you know it is eradicated.  That is pretty much the backstory for 2048 Knight.  As you can tell from the name,

Six! Review, Physics Puzzle Tower Destruction Game on Android

Hmm, what is this?  A puzzle game where you simply click the pieces below and they disappear causing things to fall.  I think I could get into this, that is what I thought the first few minutes I played of

Lumines Puzzles and Music Neo Released on Android

Lumines is one of those classic puzzle games that you probably will have trouble putting down.  It is also a newer puzzle game, having launched on the Playstation Portable (PSP) years ago and continuing to infect gamers minds since.  The

NVIDIA Shield Receives Pavilion – 2D Puzzle Adventure

2D puzzle adventures seem to be the new wave in gaming, especially if you are gaming on a mobile device.  Pavilion proves my point and it is releasing on the NVIDIA Shield before other platforms (such as PC via Steam,

Muhammad Ali Puzzle King Review Android ZTE ZMAX 2

When you think of match 3 Bejeweled style games, do you think of a boxing match and Muhammad Ali?  Probably not.  That has not stopped Cosi Productions from trying it though.  Muhammad Ali Puzzle King for Android devices and iPhone

Gram Games Released Reverse Tetris Game Called Six! On iPhone and iPad

When you see Tetris pieces you probably think, great another falling block game.  Well, Six! is different.  Gram Games have taken what is now quite an old, and for many tired, genre and turned things around on us.  While there

Paranormal Society Hidden Adventure Launches on Amazon and Android

New hidden object adventures are a dime a dozen on the various app stores.  Go ahead and look.  I will wait.  Back?  The problem is, not all of these hidden object games are good.  G5 Entertainment have a reputation for

Puzzle Monster Quest Initial Launch Features Attack on Titan Content

It is interesting how these puzzle games are evolving.  If not in actual gameplay then in game content.  Puzzle Monster Quest is one of those “lines” style matching games.  Similar to Bejeweled but just different enough in how it works