Results for Tag "Puzzle"

The 25 best 3DS games

Posted 07/28 19:42 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best 3DS games

There's a chance that the Fire Emblem franchise means nothing to you.You may have heard about your friends playing it on NES or Game Boy Advance, but just never bothered to try it yourself.

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The best PSP games of all time

Posted 07/29 17:26 in Gaming | 0comments

The best PSP games of all time

The best Sony PSP games are not the games we imagined when Sony announced its intentions to dominate the portable gaming market.With the power of amazing PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2 games behind it, Sony made many promises with the PSP.

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GR+ Live: Celebrating 25 years of Super Nintendo games live

Posted 08/23 22:19 in Gaming | 0comments

GR+ Live: Celebrating 25 years of Super Nintendo games live

On August 23rd, 1991 the people of the United States started playing with power.The Super Nintendo launch brought the house of Mario into the world of 16-bit gaming.

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The Witness is coming to Xbox One in September

Posted 08/23 22:45 in Gaming | 0comments

The Witness is coming to Xbox One in September

The Witness has almost finished enough slidey line puzzles to unlock its Xbox One version.boss Jonathan Blow told IGN that his studio aims to release the first-person wander-and-puzzle-em-up on Microsoft's console on September 13, 2016.

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PS4 Pro update for The Witness explains how the new system can enhance games

Posted 09/08 23:39 in Gaming | 0comments

PS4 Pro update for The Witness explains how the new system can enhance games

Sony spent a lot of time talking about how PS4 Pro will make your games look better on both 4K/HDR TVs and HDTVs yesterday.Before I go into Blow's tech synopsis, remember that this is just one way people could decide to get their games running on PS4 Pro, and the details aren't final yet.

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Why I Love: Picross 3D Round 2's cafe

Posted 09/23 18:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Why I Love: Picross 3D Round 2's cafe

When you turn on Picross 3D Round 2 for the very first time, you're greeted by a cozy coffee shop covered in vines.Efforts have been made to improve that over the series, but even Picross 3D, as great as it is, is essentially a giant list of puzzles - even with that half-cute-half-frightening animated block as your guide.

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Rolling, hopping and bopping through LocoRoco - one of the best platformers on PSP

Posted 10/25 15:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Rolling, hopping and bopping through LocoRoco - one of the best platformers on PSP

From the first second of watching one of LocoRoco’s tiny heroes roll onto your PSP screen – the delightfully chirpy title music skipping through the speakers as you get stuck in – Sony’s PSP exclusive is focused on making you feel one thing, and one thing only: sheer joy.Back in 2006, owners of Sony’s first portable console were getting used to another feeling: déjà vu.

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Why Xbox One's Kalimba is totally - and totem-y - awesome

Posted 10/27 14:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Why Xbox One's Kalimba is totally - and totem-y - awesome

(And Max & the Curse of Brotherhood, Press Play’s other, also excellent release.They had a great track record, did Press Play.

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8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

Posted 11/17 02:33 in Gaming | 0comments

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

It's not hard to inject something different into the mix--some mini-games here, a couple of side missions there, maybe a boss or two with their own gimmick to nab our attention again.Go crazy!

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GR+ Live: The making of Lara Croft GO

Posted 12/08 21:31 in Gaming | 0comments

GR+ Live: The making of Lara Croft GO

For players with a sweet tooth for puzzles, Lara Croft GO is the best Tomb Raider game of this decade.Forgoing the action movie theatrics of the rebooted console series and the multiplayer focus of the Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light spinoff, GO melds the brain busting logic challenges of the classic PS1 games with the board game style of Square-Enix Montreal's growing GO series.

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6 games that do death differently

Posted 12/16 17:04 in Gaming | 0comments

6 games that do death differently

Most of us stop short of claiming we died during our travels, but video game protagonists have a habit of trading in extremes.When they describe their adventures after the fact, they'll detail their own demise before remembering that they're very much alive, and none of that actually happened.

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15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

Posted 12/17 11:33 in Gaming | 0comments

15 sidekicks who deserve their own game

These sidekicks shouldn’t be wasting any more time in the background, and we know just what type of game they should star in.The game could be a prequel, telling of Alyx’s many exploits as part of the resistance before Gordon decided to wake up from his convenient slumber, but that seems too safe for Valve.

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9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

Posted 12/22 15:34 in Gaming | 0comments

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

Love 'em or hate 'em, it's simple fact that guns facilitate violence.Our so-called "heroes" have probably put more bullets in living bodies than there are drops of rain during a thunderstorm.

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Portal 2: How Valve used paint and personality to rip reality apart

Posted 01/26 14:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Portal 2: How Valve used paint and personality to rip reality apart

Does the much grander Portal 2 topple its illustrious predecessor?If Portal 2’s mission statement was to make the average gamer feel intelligent, it succeeds spectacularly.

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The 25 best co-op games to play right now

Posted 01/27 12:55 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best co-op games to play right now

For some, games are a deeply personal, very private thing.For many, though, they're something to be shared, talked about, and played with others.

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The escape room game that makes PS VR worth owning

Posted 02/02 21:12 in Gaming | 0comments

The escape room game that makes PS VR worth owning

There is no way out of this room, no way to even move save for shifting the box around with your wrists.This is Statik Institute of Retention, a puzzle game for PlayStation VR by Tarsier Studios, the team behind the upcoming Little Nightmares.

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The best video game stories ever

Posted 02/04 00:15 in Gaming | 0comments

The best video game stories ever

Where most tales of this type are made of good guys and bad guys, heroic challenges and redemptive resolutions, The Last of Us has none of these things.No one at the start of the game is even particularly likeable.

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Smart, simple, and soothing: You should be playing Linelight

Posted 02/06 18:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Smart, simple, and soothing: You should be playing Linelight

Solve puzzles and outwit enemies by moving a beam of light through two-dimensional mazes When I play Linelight, I feel at peace.First, you'll learn how to manipulate line sections, moving them in and out of place by passing through gate switches.

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These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

Posted 02/15 21:56 in Gaming | 0comments

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

It's ok, you can admit it - we've been there too.Now thanks to the rise of the impossibly skilled and precise speedrunning community, we can see that we've pretty much been doing that with every video game ever.

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Psychonauts in The Rhombus of Ruin - like visiting a delightful old friend. In VR.

Posted 02/21 06:04 in Gaming | 0comments

Psychonauts in The Rhombus of Ruin - like visiting a delightful old friend. In VR.

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin almost makes this dream a reality - if only for a brief, sometimes frustrating few hours.If you don't know who Raz is or what a Psychonaut does, you'll end up fairly lost during Rhombus' tale.

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