Results for Tag "Puzzle"

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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Here's why Snipperclips is the Switch launch game you need (sorry Zelda)

Posted 02/27 18:59 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's why Snipperclips is the Switch launch game you need (sorry Zelda)

You know, Snipperclips, that papery co-op puzzle game Nintendo showed off alongside all the bigger-name Switch games?It might be the best reason to get a Switch yet, and here's why.

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Video game-themed board games that rival their digital counterparts

Posted 03/04 12:39 in Gaming | 0comments

Video game-themed board games that rival their digital counterparts

If you're like me, video games don't end when you set down the controller.The board game: XCOM: The Board Game is the most fun you'll have watching everything go horribly wrong.

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The 25 best Wii U games

Posted 03/17 23:32 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best Wii U games

Even with the lackluster sales and cumbersome GamePad, Nintendo's Wii U played host to some of the best games the publisher/developer has ever made.So as Nintendo enters an exciting new era, let's take a few minutes to celebrate the 25 best Wii U games ever made.

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Serial Cleaner's luscious puzzles blend Hotline Miami with clean ‘70s chic

Posted 03/21 14:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Serial Cleaner's luscious puzzles blend Hotline Miami with clean ‘70s chic

In short: you better make sure you game is Serial Cleaner, a sharp as nails blend of ‘70s style, clever puzzle solving, flexible stealth and gross violence.Dennator’s influential ‘80s nightmare Hotline Miami is a vital reference point for Serial Cleaner’s tight ‘70s tableau.

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Best Xbox 360 games of all time

Posted 04/26 13:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Best Xbox 360 games of all time

The Xbox 360 dominated gaming following its 2005 launch.There was a reason the 360 took the lead over the competitors for so many years: it had some of the best games ever made.

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Little Nightmares Nome and Statue collectibles walkthrough guide

Posted 04/28 17:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Little Nightmares Nome and Statue collectibles walkthrough guide

Crawl through the gap into the next room.In the next room, grab the fridge door and pull it open.

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