Logic 17 December 2014
A card logic game set in the fantasy universe of Azeroth, known from the Warcraft franchise. The game was developed by Blizzard Entertainment company, who mention the cult card game Magic: The Gathering as one of their major inspirations. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft lets you pick one of the nine available character classes and build you own deck of cards, which you can use in battles against the AI (tutorials) or living opponents (duels, tournaments). Gameplay mechanics are based on a set of easy to learn rules. Victory is rewarded with new cards. The game is based on free-to-play model with optional microtransactions, which means that although you can play Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft for free, some elements require payment.
Hearthstone: Journey to Un'Goro (AND)
Logic 06 April 2017
Another official expansion to the free-to-play card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment. This time the developers send us to the unexplored forest of the Un’Goro crater, which is inhabited by intriguing, but also very dangerous species of fauna and flora. We follow the team of explorers led by Elise Starseeker, encountering mighty dinosaurs, wild elementals, carnivorous plants and many other interesting organisms. Add-on introduced 135 new cards, a new keyword (skill) called Adapt, and a new card type (Task), as well as a board with an Un’Goro crater theme and a card back fossil. Developers also implemented another group of minions, consisting of Elementals. It consists not only of magical creatures from this expansion, but also some older cards.
The Talos Principle (AND)
Logic 28 May 2015
A unique first-person puzzle game developed by the Croatian Croteam studio, the creators of the Serious Sam series. Our character wakes up in a world filled with ancient ruins and advanced technology, where he finds 120 puzzles prepared by a creator, employing various laws of physics and different mechanics. We travel across the game’s world nonlinearly, choosing our own path and completing the tasks presented to us, which consist of e.g. manipulating tetris blocks, using gusts of wind, controlling drones, or disabling guarding turrets. Every decision has impact on our future, and the difficulty of puzzles rises with time, as we face deadlier traps and dangers. The characteristic feature of this title are its high-quality visuals that benefit from the Serious Engine 4 technology. It allows for scanning real life locations and items, then bringing them to virtual world.
The Witness (AND)
A first-person adventure game with logic puzzles, developed by the creator of Braid – Jonathan Blow and his independent studio Number None. The game takes you to a large, mysterious island, whose all inhabitants vanished without a trace. Gameplay has you explore this vast world, solve logic puzzles, and search for clues that will help you solve the mysteries of this place. Game mechanics resemble the cult Myst series. As you play, you have to display remarkable patience, observance, and the ability to connect different pieces of the story. Many things here have secret meanings, and the key symbols, hints, and markings were cleverly hidden within the game’s environment. The Witness features simple, but charming, 3D graphics and supports the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift.
Uncharted: Fortune Hunter (AND)
Logic 05 May 2016
A mobile spin-off of the popular series of adventure games developed by Naughty Dog. This installment accompanies the debut of the fourth full-fledged game in the series. In difference to the console entries in the series, Uncharted: Fortune Hunter lacks any specific story and concentrates on a series of logical challenges in which the famous adventurer Nathan Drake tries to obtain the treasures of the greatest pirates, travelers and thieves in history. On each of more than 200 levels, taking place in four different locations, the player is tasked with getting from the starting point to the indicated destination. Each new map is a big riddle with many moving parts built of square fields. Some of them are regular platforms through which one can freely walk, other can contain traps, items or mechanisms to activate. During the game the player must move and manipulate the surroundings in such way so that the protagonist will safely reach the destination.
Deus Ex GO (AND)
Logic 18 August 2016
One of the spin-offs to Deus Ex, a popular RPG series developed by Square Enix. The title takes place in cyberpunk universe known from the main installments of the series. In this universe the humanity learned how to improve the capabilities of humans with cybernetic augmentations. Gameplay mechanics of Deus Ex GO are similar to the previously released Hitman GO and Lara Croft GO - it is a turn-based puzzle game. The player assumes the role of Adam Jensen, the protagonist of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The action of the game takes place on small levels, through which the players move along a preassigned route. One can move between branching points and each action activates traps and enemies in the area. This forces the player to carefully plan his moves in order to avoid or eliminate threats. Visuals of Deus Ex GO are similar to the visuals of the aforementioned games, keeping their unique cyberpunk style.
The Room (AND)
Logic 23 March 2013
The Room is a novel production combining elements of HOPA and logic game genre. The game is a remake of a critically-acclaimed mobile title, and was developed by an independent studio, Fireproof Games. The action of The Room takes place in the eponymous space, in which an extraordinarily complicated safe hides many secrets. The task is to get into the safe by solving a set of logic puzzles. The mechanics boil down to manipulating the elements of the lock, and fitting a key to slots that match it, as well as searching the room for hidden items. Some of the elements of the puzzles can’t be seen with bare eye – they can only be spotted when looking through a special lens. The authors managed to retain the dark atmosphere of the original; compared with the mobile version, the changes mainly concern the graphics.
Gardenscapes: New Acres (AND)
Logic 25 August 2016
An extensive logic game belonging to the so-called match 3 subgenre; it was developed by Playrix Games. The player assumes the role of a gardener whose task is to restore a parcel back to its former glory and discover the secrets of the place along the way. The entire game is set in a large garden divided into several sections. In terms of mechanics, typical "match-3-objects" rules were applied here. Thus the player's goal is to match pictures of different plants together to create spectacular-looking combinations, which results in scoring an adequate number of points. Those can be spent on gradual expanding of the parcel. The experience is diversified by numerous bonuses and hacks, such as stopping the passage of time for a short while. Between subsequent levels, the player is taken to story-based segments - during those, the protagonist can talk to different characters, buy new garden accessories and plant more and more beautiful pieces of greenery.
The Room Three (AND)
Logic 11 January 2016
The third installment in a very popular series of mobile logic games, created by Finnish studio Fireproof Games. Both in terms of the story and the gameplay mechanics The Room Three is a successor of the first two parts of the series. At the same time gameplay was significantly expanded. Each chapter offers a sequence of puzzles scattered across adjacent rooms, where you proceed as you successfully overcome in-game obstacles. This makes The Room Three somewhat similar to classic logic adventure games, like the cult Myst. Interactions with individual pieces of puzzles are once again based on functionality of the touch screen, however, some new options were introduced when it comes to controls. The Room Three also offers a very useful hint system. What remained unchanged are: the game’s unique atmosphere and impressive, at least for a mobile game, graphics.
Bubble Witch 3 Saga (AND)
Logic 11 January 2017
A simple arcade game by King. Unlike its predecessors, the game can be played not only in browser, but also on Facebook and mobile devices. The story once again focuses on Stella the witch, whose task is to defend a magical world from the evil cat called Wilbur. The antagonist kidnaps the Fairy Queen and imprisons good ghosts and friendly owls. The gameplay in Bubble Witch 3 Saga still focuses on shooting colorful bubbles at the ones hanging in the upper part of the board. You have to match bubbles of the same color together — by matching at least three of them, you gain points and bonuses. In the story campaign, your task is to defeat the magical barrier created by Wilbur. Other game modes include the multiplayer mode and the collecting mode, in which you play until you clear the whole board. There is also an option to expand the witch's house, full of various gadgets. The game features pleasant cartoonish 2D visuals.
Candy Crush Soda Saga (AND)
Logic 11 November 2014
Another installment in the popular series of puzzle games developed by King. Since 2012, the series has become extremely popular among mobile platform and Facebook users. Candy Crush Soda Saga expands the ideas known from the previous installments of the series. The main objective of the game is, as always, to combine the elements found on the board into groups of at least three objects of the same type. However, this time, in addition to the candies, the game also features sodas. One of the main tasks is to use them to fill the levels. The core mechanics remain the same: player must connect colored water in the bottle with a candy that has the same color. The task must be completed within a limited number of moves. The less moves are used, the bigger the score. The game features colorful graphics similar to its predecessors.
World of Tanks Generals (AND)
A mobile and browser spin-off of the highly popular MMO game - World of Tanks, the game combining strategy and card game. In this game from Wargaming.net studio, players’ main task is to destroy enemy headquarter using their own units, representing one of the four fractions: USA, USRR, France, and Germany. Battles are conducted by playing cards – which symbolize different military formations – from a self made deck, built from a pool of over 200 cards. Each of them has its own strong and weak points, which might be modified during game by developing new technologies and using special cards that can raise their offensive and defensive capabilities. Unlike the original game, World of Tanks Generals lets the players commands not only titular tanks, but also other types of units known from battlefields of World War II.
Exploding Kittens (AND)
Logic 20 April 2016
A mobile card game created by Mathew Inman as an adaption of a popular board game of the same name. Exploding Kittens is unlike anything in its genre and has been developed purely with a group of players sitting at a single board in mind. Rules are incredibly simple: during each turn the players randomly select one card, and the one to draw the eponymous volatile furball is out of the game. All other cards are used to avoid the explosive animal or preventing others from achieving the same objective. We can find among them e.g. passing turn, looking at top threes cards of the deck or defusing the kitty and returning it into the deck in way that other players won’t know where it is.
Earthcore: Shattered Elements (AND)
Logic 21 July 2015
Earthcore: Shattered Elements is a card game developed by Tequila Games, an indie Polish studio. The game takes place in a classic fantasy world, where the players create their own decks and take part in card duels. The combat system is based on the "rock-paper-scissors" rules, with fire, water, and nature replacing the hand gestures. Combat is also spiced up with special combat abilities and the Risk mechanics: each cards has its own Risk value, and if a given card looses the elemental duel, its Risk value is deducted from its owner's health. The game also offers a crafting system, where we can merge cards to create new, more powerful ones. Earthcore: Shattered Elements offers a plot-driven single player campaign and a multiplayer mode.
Farm Heroes Super Saga (AND)
Logic 28 June 2016
Another installment in the popular casual series created by King.com. It is a direct sequel to Farm Heroes Saga that was released in 2013. This time the player is tasked with stopping the evil Rancid who obtained the supercropsies and uses them to achieve his villainous goals. The story of the game is just an excuse for the actual gameplay which in Farm Heroes Super Saga is based on the rules of the match-3 genre. It is a light logic game in which the gameplay focuses on moving colorful vegetables and fruits in order to combine them into vertical and horizontal lines consisting of at least three similar pieces. This removes them from the map and gives points to the player. It also allows for completion of various side missions. From time to time the player will face a challenging boss as well. Various power-ups make the game more interesting. They make it easier to complete levels and obtain more and more points.
The Trail: A Frontier Journey (AND)
Logic 03 November 2016
A simplistic survival game developed by 22 Cans Studios. The game is a free-to-play title with optional microtransactions. In The Trail: A Frontier Journey, the player assumes the role of a wanderer who finally makes it to shores of the New World after a long sea journey and begins exploration. The player travels a linear trail, getting deeper and deeper into the mainland. On their way however, the protagonist must manage both the powers and resources appropriately, as well as stop in camps to have some rest. During the journey, the player gathers different items, some of which can be sold, other used to craft various objects. What's more, the game features social aspects allowing to establish one's own town which can be afterwards inhabited by other players who will collectively work on making it a better place. All of this is complemented by minimalistic, though attractive visuals in full 3D.
Blossom Blast Saga (AND)
Logic 17 September 2015
Blossom Blast Saga is a mobile logic game developed by the creators of Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, and Paradise Bay. Blossom Blast Saga is a free-to-play game with microtransactions. The players control a curious little bee, which would like to know more about the world surrounding it. The gameplay is based on a match-3 puzzle mechanics - you have to pick elements that match up. During the game, you draw a line and connect flower buds of the same color, and collect points. In that way you make the flowers grow, and when the final stage of their growth takes place, a chain reactions ensues and fills your screen with beautiful plants. To achieve your goal, you have a limited number of moves. You can collect many power-ups, like a shovel that can be used to remove unnecessary elements. There are various modes with different rules available. Like every game developed by the King studio, Blossom Blast Saga features sweet-looking graphics.
Card Thief (AND)
Logic August 2017
Card Thief is an original mixture of card and stealth games developed by Tinytouchtales. We play as an experienced thief who has four heists to do. The contents of particular heists is randomly generated so that we can replay them many times. During our missions we will have to hide in the shadows, put off torches, avoid being detected, and steal valuable items. Our actions, events, characters, and items are presented like in a card game. Each level is accompanied by a deck of ten cards randomly assigned from a set created by the developers. Our job is to use them to create a path for our thief that will lead him safely to our mission objective. Cards activated by the player also influence the game. They represent our equipment and skills, and we use them to change the situation during a given mission. The game also has a Light System that decides if our character should be detected, and character progression mechanics. The game's eye-pleasing 2D visuals were designed by Max Fiedler. Soundtrack was composed by Oliver Salkic.