The real fun of puzzle games is that they make you sit down and rack your brains. Action games, on the other hand, require good control, agility and are more exciting. Can you imagine a game that combines both of these? MigmO, an iOS app developed by marchEnterprise does just this.
The game can get very tricky at times. The outlook and design are simple but the gameplay adds a dimension of complexity to it. The main character, MigmO, has to be guided such that you get him to a yellow colored gate at the end of each level. However, it is not as easy as it sounds. The number of obstacles between the beginning and this yellow gate make the game challenging. In order to overcome these, there are four tools at your disposal: hammer, ladder, reverse and bridge. Each serves a unique purpose. It is up to you to select the right item at the right time. The solutions are not unique. You just have to find a way to make it to the end.
As you proceed up the levels, the game gets more complex and interesting. One of the essential things to get through any level is to make a good plan at first. Proceeding without one is just going to leave you trapped at some point. Also, a strong strategy will ensure that you stay focused and do not get distracted easily. Each level has a map to guide you.
If you want to do more than just play as in any other puzzle game, this app has something for you there. You can design your own unique maps and consequently share them with your friends. There is an inbuilt level editor to help you with designing your own maps.The app has good Facebook integration. You can collect hearts from friends on the game and also from friends on Facebook. Hence, you can share all your achievements with friends on a daily basis.
The graphics of the game are really worth a mention. The single celled character MigmO is indeed very adorable and cute. There are 5 hearts or lives that you set out with at the beginning of each level. Once you exhaust all of these, the game ends. To proceed to the next level, you require ten hearts. These you can collect from friends or on Facebook.
As the game is entirely based on touch, the controls are very easy to pick up. Also, the visuals have been kept simple. Only the puzzles and challenges are complex, adding to the fun factor of the game. This iOS app is available for free download on the app store for the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. It requires 12.2 MB of free space and iOS 7.0 or later on your device.
To sum things up, the game is quite entertaining. If you would like to test your puzzle skills and also stay addicted for hours on end, then this game is just perfect for you. All you have to do is keep your eyes wide open and follow your brain to the end.
Good: Simple graphics but challenging puzzles