Editorials

Commuting Cognition: Wicked OZ Puzzle, Finger Dart

  Wicked OZ Puzzle Wicked Oz Puzzle markets itself as a unique Match 3 Puzzle game. I saw nothing that made me believe th

Commuting Cognition: Power Slide, Not Match

  Power Slide – Let’s Rock! Power Slide is an action game, where you hold the screen to move around and relea

Commuting Cognition: Knights Fall

  Knights Fall Knights Fall is a bit hard to describe. It’s kinda like a tower defence game mixed with pinball. You

Commuting Cognition: Bouncy Hero, Laps – Fuse

  Bouncy Hero Bouncy Hero is an endless runner where you spend most of the time holding the screen. You hold and drag to

Commuting Cognition: Snoopy Pop, A Planet of Mine, Golden Path Quest, Ruins of Glitterdeep

  Snoopy Pop Snoopy Pop is Puzzle Bobble. That’s pretty much it. It’s a King-style +1 of the original, level-

The “Ransom System”

The “Ransom System” is what i’ve been calling a common trend on level-based games where your level progress

Commuting Cognition: BotHeads, Fall Down, Crushy Bricks

  BotHeads BotHeads is a platformer where you move a little robot left and right to avoid obstacles. For reasons i can

Commuting Cognition: Drop Wizard Tower, Cobi Shoot!

  Drop Wizard Tower Drop Wizard Tower is Bubble Bobble, but streamlined for mobile. The character moves on their own and

Commuting Cognition: Dude Ball, Ultimate Tennis Revolution

  Dude Ball Wow, an interstitial ad before i even got to look properly at the title screen, i think that’s a new re

Commuting Cognition: Game of Coinball, Battleboats.io

  Game of Coinball Game of Coinball is a weird sports game, played with coins, that took me quite a bit to understand. En

Commuting Cognition: Game of War: Fire Age, Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire

  Game of War: Fire Age Game of War isn’t exactly a new game by any means, but i had some extra time this week and

Commuting Cognition: Swing King, Math Smashers

  Swing King and the Temple of Bling Swing King is an action puzzle game that has you swing in four directions from rope

Commuting Cognition: ChronoBob

  ChronoBob ChronoBob is a puzzle platformer that has you do low-gravity jumps to loop around the screen and reach other

Commuting Cognition: Flippy Hills, Adventures of Flig, Swim Up

  Flippy Hills Flippy Hills is a level-based platformer, i guess you could call it, that has you control a chicken by tap

Commuting Cognition: Castle Revenge, Monkey Ropes

  Castle Revenge Castle Revenge, the latest game in the Screaming Angry Man Icon series, is a half-castle builder half-sl

Commuting Cognition: Miner Mines, Two Touch: Switch

  Miner Mines Miner Mines is essentially a Flappy Bird under disguise. You’re moving down a mine, scrolling past co

Commuting Cognition: 66 Balls

  66 Balls 66 Balls is an interesting one. I guess the closest i could compare it to is Peggle, in that you shoot pellets

Commuting Cognition: Flick Champions Extreme Sports

  Flick Champions Extreme Sports Flick Champions Extreme Sports is a collection of mini-games, all based on drag-and-drop

Commuting Cognition: Astro Chimp

  Astro Chimp Astro Chimp is a super fun Auto-Runner Platformer. You control a permanently running chimp, tapping to jump

Commuting Cognition: MathFighter, Clicker Fred

  MathFighter MathFighter is a simple math game, skinned as a knight fighting off enemy soldiers. It’s a cute idea,

Commuting Cognition: Taxi Surfer, The Floor Is Lava

  Taxi Surfer Taxi Surfer is an endless jumper that has you jump onto moving cars instead of dodging them. Specifically y

Commuting Cognition: Bike Race, Phase Spur

  Racing Games 2017-Bike Race Bike Race Happy Wheels Keywords SEO is a racing game with waaAAaAaaAcky physics! You have v

Commuting Cognition: Flipping Legend, Candy Shake Cup

  Flipping Legend Flipping Legend is a spin on Crossy Road (what do we call that genre? Endless Hopper?) that has you mov

Commuting Cognition: Art of Conquest

  Art of Conquest Art of Conquest is a strategy game, similar to Heroes of Might and Magic but with real-time battles. Up

Commuting Cognition: GX Monsters, X-Tanks, Platforms

  GX Monsters GX Monsters is a classic 2D Motocross Racing game, with monster trucks. Right off the bat the controls aren

Commuting Cognition: Gatecrasher, Cage Away

  Gatecrasher Gatecrasher is a fast-paced obstacle avoider a la Super Hexagon, with a super cool soundtrack. You control

Commuting Cognition: Dream Pinball

Dream Pinball It took me a few plays to realize what was going on with this game but, once it clicked, i got super excited. Dr

Commuting Cognition: Blocky Pirates, Don’t Touch the Lava

Blocky Pirates Blocky Pirates is essentially a take on Crossy Road, with pirates. Unlike Crossy Road, where there is constant

Commuting Cognition: Level 24, Bouncy Hoops

  Level 24 Level 24 is a puzzle game in the style of 2048, where you collapse cells of a certain colour to increase their

Commuting Cognition: BitChip Bounce, Canyon Crash – Fall Down

  Bitchip Bounce BitChip Bounce essentially has you playing pong against yourself. You control two characters and tap to

Commuting Cognition: • Glide, Ball O

  • Glide Gilde (Dot Gilde?) starts off with a tutorial explaining the controls, which basically boil down to tapping t

Thoughts on Magic Duels design

  Someone recently asked me if i recommended Magic Duels, and i had a really hard time saying yes without some major cave