Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Surge Review (and a few others)

All block-based puzzlers need a kernel of a brilliant idea to become one of the greats. Tetris has its deceptively basic shapes. Lumines has its binary system of two different-coloured blocks. Even Bejeweled used the fantastic match-3 concept, even if it wasn’t the first to use it.
Block-based puzzlers need a unique core concept to make them work, but they also need that push that keeps you playing. Tetris has its rapidly rising tension; Lumines has its enthralling soundscape evolution; and, Bejeweled has the power-ups and the amazing sound bytes that make it stand out in its crowded genre.

...Read on at PSPMinis.

Here are my reviews of Fuel Tiracas and Beats Slider, also on PSPMinis. 
I've joined the PSPMinis team now, so expect to see a lot more reviews of Playstation Mobile titles in the future.

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