It has happened. The day spoken of in legend. After two years, I am finally to be set free of the Curse Of Steam Charts. All its taken is entirely leaving my job in four days time to end this purgatory. The only decision left is to whom I shall pass this vexation. That, and how to avoid mentioning the actual games for one more…
9 months ago
3 years ago
I am dad, hear me whinge. Too many games, not enough spare time, for all my non-work hours are spent kissing grazed knees, explaining why you cannot eat the food in that cupboard, constructing awful Lion King dioramas out of toilet roll tubes and being terrified that the next jump from the sofa to the armchair will go fatally wrong. I'm lucky in that my…
Game Swap is a series in which one person recommends another a games they might like. This week, Pip suggests Graham play logic puzzle game Hexcells Infinite [official site]. Pip: When I recommended that Graham play Hexcells I wasn't just doing my normal thing of assuming EVERYONE should play and enjoy Hexcells. NO. This was a reasonable recommendation for reasonable reasons. Graham has been playing…
4 years ago
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Okay, it's fair to say I went on about Hexcells rather a lot in 2014. The reason? It remains the best puzzle game I've ever played. And I play puzzle games.
5 years ago
The world's most accurate ranking of the 25 best puzzle games ever to reach a computer. Plucking the peak of PC puzzling, we break down what makes them so special, and put them in the correct order. Read on for more time travel, rearranged tiles, hidden objects and hexed cells than you could ever want.
There really wasn't any competition for this one. As a straight, purest puzzle game, Hexcells Infinite stands heads and shoulders above anything else. As the closing entry of a trilogy, it's the finest, most refined of the three, and a puzzle lover's joy.