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Game review
Cognitive therapy
by Harry Slater 11/1/2013
Product: Cognitile
Developer: Express Media
Publisher: Express Media
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Line- drawing, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Cognitile is a game of surprises, both pleasant and painful. On the one hand it's a refreshingly new style of game - about memorising paths through jungle temples in order to snaffle up bags of ancient treasure.

On the other it's all about forgetting - about the painful shock when a lump of rock crunches down on your Indiana-like explorer when he's inches away from grabbing the gold, or when the path you've drawn leads you directly into the mouth of a giant cobra.

Path of least resistance

The game takes place in two phases. First you get a premonition of what's about to happen. You'll see the traps that are set to be sprung, the snakes that are set to burst out of the ground, and the poisonous gas clouds that are about to be emitted. ...
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With plenty of content and a fresh idea at its core, Cognitile is an entertaining puzzling diversion
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 8
Value: 9
Innovation: 8
Overall: 8
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