Excerpt: Chime Super Deluxe by Zoe Mode Entertainment is Tetris meets Mozart. Actually comparing it to Mozart may be going a bit too far, but the general idea of the game is to place different shaped blocks on a grid which in turn makes music…sort of.
Excerpt: In this day and age of apps, minis and other cheap gaming downloadables, it’s overwhelming to sift through the garbage and pull out a gem. This especially becomes true when you delve into the puzzle genre as more puzzle apps are churned out faster than than your 4G connection can handle. When I started playing Zoe Mode’s Chime I took all of these facts into consideration, but yet remained unbiased.
Excerpt: Not everyone may have heard of Chime which was released on the XBLA last year. The game, which stepped onto Windows too, is a tile based puzzler where the player is tasked in covering the surface area of the map grid using the different shaped tiles that are provided. These are the classic tile shapes of children’s puzzles or more recently seen falling from the sky in Tetris.
Excerpt: Released last year with quite a hefty chunk of publicity, puzzler Chime proved to be quite a hit with both gamers and charity lovers alike. For gamers, its fresh take on the puzzle genre with a twist on the likes of Tetris and Lumines, satisfied that brain teasing itch we’d been eager to scratch for an age.
Excerpt: Last year, both the Xbox and PC owners got their hands on the highly-addictive puzzle game Chime. Now, it has finally come to the PS3 with a few updates and additions that make the game just that much better.
Pros: + Nice visuals, + Fantastic music, + New boards, + Local multiplayer is a blast
Conclusion: You might wish for it to be a mite bit more complex, but this is the most soothing puzzle/music fusion to hit the genre so far. Haunting melodies and mesmerizing visuals combine with solid single and multiplayer action for an excellent package.