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Mobile review: Marbly

Mobile review: Marbly

There's a lot of pressure that comes with being one of the men who created Tetris, one of the world's most universally-recognized video games. With that kind of resume comes a lot of expectations, so when I heard that Alexey Pajitnov had released his first iOS game under the Wildsnake Software banner, I couldn't wait to try it out. However, while Marbly is a nice enough distraction, it's hardly the revolutionary puzzle game I expected it to be.

Read more: A simple learning curve

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Mobile review: Tetris Blitz

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Mobile review: Tetris Blitz

Tetris is one of the ultimate universal video game pleasures. Everyone knows how to play Tetris, some can even claim to master it. Either way, it's fun to play in just about any incarnation and EA is aiming to bring out people's primal competitive instincts with a new iOS version of the classic puzzle game. Tetris Blitz offers up enough of a bite-sized chunk of the game to scratch the normal Tetris itch, but the gaggle of in-app purchases prevents it from setting a high score.

Read more: Finishers needed for higher scores »

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Tetris co-creator releases iOS game, Marbly

Tetris co-creator releases iOS game, Marbly

Alexey Pajitnov, co-creator of the classic and endlessly iterated game Tetris, has tried his hand at iOS development. Marbly was released on the App Store, tasking players with matching marbles to clear the board. As you might expect from Pajitnov, it's a simple puzzle concept that turns devilishly complex.

Read more: 180 puzzles and daily challenges »

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