Summary: It is fairly hard in this day and age to create a unique puzzle game and this is proven with the vast array of block building or shape matching puzzles currently on the market. What the developers have created with " Droplitz " is something pretty unique and for this they should be applauded.
Excerpt: I spent a few minutes playing Droplitz at E3 in the year of our Lord 2009. It felt like a fun little puzzle game that would compliment the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Personal Computer video game libraries.
Conclusion: The learning curve is pretty steep past the first few levels as the droplitz start depleting faster and the boards get wider. there are four modes to play in, each one unlocks the next -Classic is the basic game, though the difficulty increases with each board that you clear -Zendurance Challenge is...
Excerpt: Droplitz is one of the newest puzzle games added to the XBox Live Arcade and Playstation Network. It’s an interesting challenge that takes on elements of classic games such as Pipe Mania and even a superficial resemblance to the hacking minigame from Bioshock.
Excerpt: If you play puzzle games, then you are almost certainly familiar with the basic archetypes found in the genre. The hex game, for example, is a popular style found in endless permutations on almost every platform.
Excerpt: The gameplay concept of Droplitz is simple – by rotating several sets of tiles representing different pathways, guide a series a water droplets down the screen towards ‘buckets’ that catch the droplets. Simple.
Summary: Take the gravitational pull of the Price Is Right’s Plinko, pipe-wrench it into the hacking puzzles of BioShock, gulp it all down with a blended techno smoothie – complete with a miniature umbrella of game modes and level unlocks – and you have Droplitz, an icy-cold summer hit.
Summary: Sure, Droplitz might not have the flashiest graphics and features slightly harder gameplay than one might be accustomed to in a puzzler, but those that stick with it will find a time sink with a lot of modes and unlockables underneath the hood of a simple concept.