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: Knights of the Frozen Throne (AND)
Logic 10 August 2017
Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne is the sixth expansion for the free-to-play card game Hearthstone. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment and can be bought through the game’s store for real or in-game currency. This expansion focuses on Lich King’s army and his kingdom of Northrend. Just like the Whispers of the Old Gods DLC, Knights of the Frozen Throne tells an alternate version of the well-known events. This time we will see what would have happened if the greatest heroes of Azeroth (Jauna Proudmoore, Rexxar, and others) became Death Knights, the undead servants of the Lich King. Knights of the Frozen Throne continues Blizzard’s policy of not releasing small Adventure DLCs and focusing on the bigger ones. We get a set of 135 cards inspired by the Lich King’s army and the theme of death, including nine cards of a completely new type – Hero Cards. After using them our hero changes into Death Knight, gets a new portrait, war cry, ability, and a few points of armor which allows us to change our play style. We can test the new cards in PvP matches or in the single player campaign during which we will be able to face the Lich King himself. The expansion also introduces a new battlefield and card backs.
Framed 2 (AND)
Logic 16 August 2017
Prequel of the first Framed developed by Australian studio of Loveshack Entertainment. It is another puzzle game using setting of hardboiled novels, but this time set in Asia, where protagonist has been framed for a crime he did not commit. He has no choice, but to clear his name before he gets caught by real criminals or the police. Framed 2 is based on building comics panels in a way that will allow protagonists to get out of troubles. Finding correct solution might often be a true challenge – before we get it, we will see a few other versions of the story, each ending tragically for our hero. All of this is presented with interesting, comic-like visuals inspired by noir settings.
The Witness (AND)
Logic 16 January 2017
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.
Top Gear Road (AND)
Logic December 2017
A mobile logic game developed by the Finnish Motorious Entertainment. As the title suggests, the game is based on the popular TV show – Top Gear, aired by BBC Britain. In Top Gear Road, a player gets to travel across Great Britain, France, Italy, and other regions of Europe. During the game, one not only visits the aforementioned territories but also participates in multiple races, acquires new cars, and completes tasks based on the challenges from the TV show. When playing the game, a player has access to two separate parts of the screen – on the first one, he observes the action from the inside of a car, which allows him to control the situation on the track and quickly react to anything that might happen (the driving mechanics are typical for match-3 games). The bottom part of the screen is populated with colorful symbols, which players have to manipulate in order to create combinations of minimum 3 the same icons. Such sequences influence the movement of the driven car. What is worth mentioning, particular tracks can be completed multiple times in order to beat one’s best scores, as well as those set by players from all around the world.
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.
Eden: Renaissance (AND)
Logic 31 August 2017
Eden: Renaissance is a puzzle game created by The Last Kind studio. Players control a young archeologist who came across tracks of an alien civilization during his trip to Antarctica. Along with one of their representatives, the titular Eden, we have to save the world and find a way back home. The game uses turn based mechanics and we have to safely lead our characters from a starting point to a finish line. We can find many obstacles and dangers on our way which means that we have to come up with ways to deal with them. We need to plan our paths, use environment and Eden's special abilities that allows him to control elements. We also, from time to time, can come across enemies and each of their types requires a different tactic in order to defeat them. The game also has fights with powerful bosses. All of this is presented in good 3D graphics and a cartoony style. The campaign features half an hour of cut-scenes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Angry Birds Fight! (AND)
Logic 11 June 2015
A mix of a match-3 logic game with basic RPG features, similar to titles such as Puzzle Quest or 10000000. Angry Birds Fight! is a multiplayer-oriented title in which players from all around the world challenge themselves to duels, taking place on tile boards that see the players group bird tiles into lines of three or more. Depending on the color and the type of the connected tiles, we charge various attacks that enable us to deprive our enemy of health points. As a reward for wins, the players receive experience points and coins. Both items enable us to develop our account and unlock useful abilities, acquire equipment (e.g. weapons, pieces of clothing, helmets), or upgrade the boat used to move around the game world.
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.
Persian Nights: Piaski przeznaczenia (AND)
Logic 07 June 2017
Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders is a mobile HOPA (hidden object puzzle adventure) game developed by Sodigital and published by Artifex Mundi. The game takes us to a fairy-tale version of Persia where The Great Vizier Zaved rules the country. The rightful ruler, king Badiya, is fatally ill and, to make matters worse, a mysterious plague is decimating Persia. Apothecary Tara, our protagonist, decides to face those problems. She starts an investigation that aims to find the source of the plague and stop its further spread across the land. Mini the genie and Darius the swordsman are helping her in this difficult task. The game takes us to forty scenic locations where we solve more or less complicated riddles based on finding objects, characters, or items hidden across those levels. Every once in a while we will take part in interactive mini-games and create various potions from ingredients we collected during our adventures. Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders has high quality hand-drawn visuals. The game also offers beautiful animated cut-scenes during which we learn more about the game’s plot.
Green Game: TimeSwapper (AND)
Logic 24 July 2017
An arcade-logic game developed by iFun4All, and a sequel to Red Game Without a Great Name released a few months earlier. In terms of mechanics, the sequel follows the premise of the original game, but with a different set of rules. The players once again assume the role of the mechanical bird, the task of which is to safely reach a destination. The players have no direct control over the protagonist, but they can manipulate time and surroundings, filled with various useful mechanisms, to their advantage. The player's task is to control the bird's movements in such a way that it reaches its destination in one piece. The game features several dozens of different levels that thoroughly familiarize the player with different shades of green, as the title itself declares. As in the original game, the player can collect gear and use different items, introducing valuable bonuses.
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.
Dragon Quest Rivals (AND)
Logic December 2017
A card game developed by Square-Enix set in a fantasy world of Dragon Quest series. We participate in turn-based one-on-one fights during which we use our own card decks with pictures of characters and enemies known from other entries in this series (such as Huser from Dragon Quest X or Camus and Martin from Dragon Quest XI) – each of the characters has their unique abilities and using them is the key to success. Our goal is to reduce our enemy's health bar to zero which allows us to win a fight. Getting new cards increases our battle potential. The graphics in Dragon Quest Rivals are pleasant, made in manga style with vivid colors.