puzzler

The Station review

The Station may be a short game but its story is well-told, its puzzles well-themed to the environment, and the visuals, sound effects and music do a great job in immersing you. However, is that enoug...[Read More]

Samsara review

Samsara’s simple concepts and small scale hides surprisingly devious puzzles. It’s a puzzler that encourages you to think differently, and when it all clicks in your mind you can find yourself complet...[Read More]

Maize review

I could start this review with a few “corny” jokes, or discuss whether this game is “A-maize-ing, or even comment on how it “Barley” meets the standard of current-gen gra...[Read More]

Planet of the Eyes review

Planet of the Eyes is described as ‘Limbo in a colourful world’ and that covers this narrative led platformer very well. It delivers an intriguing tale punctuated by trial and error moments, with a si...[Read More]

Human: Fall Flat review

Protagonist Bob in Human: Fall Flat is akin to a toddler learning to walk. He haphazardly stumbles around the environments, bumping into objects and clinging on to them like a drunk trying to steady h...[Read More]

Human: Fall Flat lands on Xbox One May 12

The physics-defying and rule-breaking hilarity of cult PC puzzle game Human: Fall Flat will be unleashed on the Xbox One May 12th, developer Tomas Sakalauskas and publisher Curve Digital announced tod...[Read More]

Knee Deep review

Knee Deep takes a SWERY approach to its storytelling, filling the small gameworld of a Florida swamp town with enough quirky characters, odd storytelling techniques, a peculiar framing device, and an ...[Read More]

Toby The Secret Mine review

Released back in 2015 on Steam, Toby The Secret Mine is only just making its debut on consoles, with Wii U and Xbox One being the first step. Red-eyed catlike creatures have kidnapped your friends and...[Read More]

Nevermind review

Nevermind provides an interesting and eerie opportunity to see into the minds of four very different individuals, and help them overcome trauma. It’s part walking simulator, part puzzler and part horr...[Read More]

In Between review

I have to admit, I didn’t know what to expect from developer Gentlymad’s In Between. I’d watched a few of the trailers and it looked intriguing if not a little puzzling. What could this journey throug...[Read More]

Gear Gauntlet Review

Gear Gauntlet is a fun but rage inducing 2D action arcade game from Drop Dead Interactive. Test your patience through ever more punishing gauntlets while boosting, teleporting, reversing and rotating ...[Read More]

Puzzler Factotum 90 to hit Xbox One 10th February

Puzzle adventure game Factotum 90, originally released on the Wii U, will be hitting Xbox One on the 10th of February. The premise is that you’re in deep space and something’s collided wit...[Read More]

New trailer for 101 Ways to Die

Developers Four Door Lemon have released a new trailer for their upcoming physics-based puzzler 101 Ways to Die. Dr Splatunfuder has dedicated his life’s work to a twisted “recipe book” fo...[Read More]

Puzzle Game of the Year

The year is coming to a close and so it’s time once again to take a look back at all the great games that have been released in 2015. Every day up until the end of the year we’ll be revealing our top ...[Read More]

Darksiders II: The Deathinitive Edition review

Even after Vigil Games were disbanded and parent company THQ closed their doors, it’s terrific to see the Darksider series resurface with an enhanced re-release of the second game in the series,...[Read More]

Making a Splash on the XBLA Soon Is PUDDLE

Konami confirmed the launch date for its clever Xbox LIVE Arcade puzzler, Puddle – a game which began as a student project and duly won a Student Showcase prize at the Independent Gaming Festiva...[Read More]