by Damien McFerran 27/2/2013
Developer: En Masse LLC
Publisher: En Masse LLC
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Sometimes a game is focused on such a strong idea that it requires minimal window-dressing and is able to entertain and enthral on its own merits.
The developers behind 7x7 are clearly hoping this is the case with their game, as it boasts presentation so understated you almost wonder if it was mistakenly released on the App Store in unfinished form. Even so, 7x7's addictive charms allow it to overcome such quibbles.
The game takes place on a 7x7 grid (hence the title) which is randomly filled with coloured blocks. The objective is to create vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines from four blocks of the same colour, and this is achieved by dragging the blocks to their new locations.
This block-matching puzzle title is appealing enough to hold your attention, but the relatively lackluster presentation might prove too off-putting for some
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