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iPhone: best match-3

01-04-2009, 04:29 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 45
best match-3

I am a fan of match-3 games. I guess there are a lot of them available in different shapes and sizes and of different quality. If you are into such games which ones are your favourites?

My current favourite is Gem Spinner. It's a great match-3 with some unusual twists... since i find it difficult to explain here is a quote from the gem spinner net site

"Gems are arranged inside of pieces of different shapes and sizes. Swap adjacent gems to match three in a row. Double-tap a gem to spin its piece 180 degrees. Match all the gems in a piece to clear the piece from the board. Drag pieces to empty board spaces to create more match opportunities. Match enough spaces to complete the level goal and then continue to swap, spin, and drag to try to clear the entire board."

http://www.tinybitegames.com/tbg/gemspinner/

I have been completely hooked with this game and its features which I haven't seen in any match-3 game before'

01-04-2009, 04:31 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 349
You might like Smiles.

http://www.smiles-game.com

Has 2 distinct games (Zen and Drop), and a plethora of extras. No time limit, and lets you play faster if you want (clicking matches while others are clearing). Check out the video.

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Last edited by PoV; 01-04-2009 at 04:33 PM.

01-04-2009, 04:43 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoV View Post
You might like Smiles.

http://www.smiles-game.com

Has 2 distinct games (Zen and Drop), and a plethora of extras. No time limit, and lets you play faster if you want (clicking matches while others are clearing). Check out the video.
Haa!!! I like Smiles. Actually I bought it not long ago thanks to this site (a thread about it) and I enjoy it VERY much! Especially I like the zen mode and drop and that fact, which you mentioned, that you can make simultaneous matches in other modes.
01-04-2009, 04:44 PM
#4
The best is Smiles and Puzzle Quest

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01-04-2009, 04:45 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 489
Dont forget Samurai Puzzle Battle!
01-04-2009, 04:46 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 263
Smiles is really excellent.
01-04-2009, 04:48 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,393
It's not necessarily a match 3, but Bomboozle is great! Instead of just clicking on clusters of colors, you have to drag your finger along paths of colors in order to get chains and such. I would also recommend Smiles

"Those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind"- The master himself, Dr. Seuss
01-04-2009, 04:51 PM
#8
The smiles video looks sick! Well done for a match-3 game.
01-04-2009, 04:57 PM
#9
Would Fuzzle count? B/c I have a blast playing that.

And Puzzle Quest looks awesome, I'm just a bit put off by its multiple parts and supposedly small text.
01-04-2009, 05:03 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,208
I like Aurora Feint. It has an rpg element to it, and isn't expensive.