Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (iOS)
Logic 02 April 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.
The Witness (iOS)
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.
Papers, Please (iOS)
Logic 12 December 2014
An unusual logic game and a satirical take on the communism. It is the first commercial project from Lucas Pope. The story is set in a fictional socialist country named Arstotzka. The country was at war with the neighboring Kolechia for a few years, but now it is over. The city of Grestin has become a crucial point on the new border between the two countries. The player is put in the shoes of a new customs officer whose task will be to carry out border checks in order to neutralize potential smugglers, spies, and terrorists. Before giving someone permission to enter the country, the player not only has to check their papers and verify the data against a primitive database, but also order searches and inspections. Despite the simplicity of mechanics, the game features an extensive story campaign which ends in one of several alternative ways, depending on the player's choices.
Hearthstone: Journey to Un'Goro (iOS)
Logic 15 April 2017
Another official expansion to free-to-play card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment. This time developers send us to undiscovered forest of 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 and meet mighty dinosaurs, wild elementals, predator plants and many other interesting organisms. Add-on introduced 135 new cards, keyword (skill) called Adapt and card type (Task), as well as a board with Un’Goro crater theme and a card back fossil. Developers also implemented another group of minions, consisting of Elementals. It is formed not only by magical creatures from this expansion, but also some older cards.
Deus Ex GO (iOS)
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.
Uncharted: Fortune Hunter (iOS)
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.
The Room (iOS)
Logic 12 September 2012
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.
The Room Three (iOS)
Logic 04 November 2015
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.
World of Tanks Generals (iOS)
Logic 26 November 2015
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.
Euclidean Lands (iOS)
Logic 10 March 2017
An outstanding puzzle game (better known under the name of notSureAboutNameYet), created by independent developer Miro Straka. The title of Euclidean Lands refers to the mathematical term of Euclidean space, and we play as a wanderer traversing surrealistic lands made of cubic blocks. During his journey, the protagonist faces various puzzles, most of which come down to correct environment manipulation. We can freely rotate not only whole levels, but also single blocks – like in the Rubik's cube. This allows us to bypass traps, while learning the story, fragments of which have been written in seemingly invisible spots throughout the levels. Aside from that, the game also features turn-based fights with enemies, similar to what we have seen in Lara Croft GO.
Bubble Witch 3 Saga (iOS)
Logic 12 January 2017
An easy 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.
Human Resource Machine (iOS)
Logic 01 June 2016
Another game by Tomorrow Corporation, combining the mechanics of logic games with a rather serious topic (rarely occurs in the genre) and unique visuals. The player assumes the role of a corporate worker who begins their long way to the top, having taken up the lowest job position on the 1st floor. Each in-game level represents a year of work in the corporation, when the protagonist has to complete a certain task from their superior. To achieve this however, the player has to automatize certain actions using simple in-game programming. The tasks require the player to solve puzzles with numbers on particular pieces, as well as create the right combinations in order to reach the score needed. Human Resource Machine stands out both with an original concept, but also its surrealist visuals and story, which delivers a satire on the modern, corporate world.
Magic Duels: Origins (iOS)
Logic 08 July 2015
A video game adaptation of the Magic: Origins card game from Wizards of the Coast, developed by Stainless Game. Unlike the earlier digital renditions of Magic: The Gathering, the game is available as a free-to-play title and developed mostly through free updates. The creators changed some features in the game modes, with the biggest novelty being the return of the Two-Headed Giant variant, in which the players fight in pairs with shared life points. There is a system of dynamic missions and challenges that change not only for each user, but also for the whole community, and the new tutorial named Skill Quest lets players learn the rules easily. Deck Builder has also been improved, with in-game tips helping us in constructing our decks. Magic Duels: Origins offers Solo Battle mode to face off against artificial intelligence if we don’t want to duel with other people.
Candy Crush Saga (iOS)
Logic 14 November 2012
A match-3 puzzle game developed by King for mobile devices and social network services. The gameplay in Candy Crush Saga is very simple. The player is tasked with moving (vertically or horizontally) the candies on the map in such way so that they combine into groups of at least three identical ones. Candies combined in such way disappear and the player receives points. Each level features specific objectives to meet, such as obtaining specified high score or combining a predetermined number of specific candies. The game is more interesting thanks to various bonuses such as explosives which can be detonated after matching a larger number of candies in one go. These explosions can clear large parts of the level at once. The game features colorful, “cartoonish” graphics and it employs a typical free-to-play distribution model with microtransactions.
Candy Crush Soda Saga (iOS)
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.
Farm Heroes Super Saga (iOS)
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.