Posts Tagged ‘logic puzzles’

Puzzle-Platformer Veer Out Now On Early Access

There’s something so very wonderful about solving video game puzzles, don’t you think? I’ve been playing a lot of Dark Souls III recently, and while besting a bastard-hard boss after umpteen failed attempts is a great feeling, figuring out a brain-busting conundrum in games like Portal or The Witness or the likes is for me a far more enjoyable experience. Veer [official site] is a 2D logic puzzle game that sees you navigate a world of levels via teleportation, gravity and inertia. It’s out now on Steam Early Access and looks a little something like this:

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Hocus Is An Escher-Inspired Perspective Puzzler

Hocus [official site] translates the impossible shapes of late artist MC Escher into a perspective-twisting puzzle game. Think Back To Bed sans any sense of narrative, with explicit puzzle-focus. In theory, the premise is simple: guide the red cube across a grey shape tracks to the red goal, before moving onto the next level. In practice, the mind-bending, aspect-altering illusions of each layout makes this easier said than done. Hocus began life on mobile devices but has now reached Steam.

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Have You Played… Nurikabe?

Let's get logical

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

So this is Nurikabe. It’s a logic puzzle where you click grid squares to create islands of white in a continuous seas of black. Some of the squares have numbers in and those numbers tell you how many connected squares (including that one) make up an island.

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