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Game review
Colourful fun
by Vaughn Highfield 28/6/2013
Product: Colortrix
Developer: Joyco Games
Publisher: Joyco Games
Format: Mobile
Genre: Casual, Puzzle
Players: 1
Format: J2ME
File size: 935kb
Reviewed on: K800i
Version: Europe
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Colortrix is to Tetris as Corn Flakes are to Frosties: the two games are structurally similar, but that sugary coating makes the world of difference.

Some people prefer Corn Flakes, but we all know the sweet allure of Frosties is something to be reckoned with. So, when it comes to creating a game that riffs on Tetris's core idea of clearing lines with the help of falling blocks, it’s easy to draw parallels.

That said, Colortrix does have an ace up its sleeve.

Colour me interested

Instead of matching shapes to clear a space on the screen, Colourtrix only ever sends down small vertical lines of three blocks for you to place at the bottom. The difference here is that each block is a different colour. ...
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The potential is here for a deeply strategic puzzle game, but it only really amounts to a bit of fun when you've got very little else around to entertain yourself with
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 6
Value: 4
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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