Combine robot - new way and different matching puzzle game

Genre Puzzle Action Game

Available on Itunes and Play store [$0.99]

Combine robot is a matching puzzle game that totally new way and different from existing games.This game aims to do something both thematically and mechanically. 

Instead of matching the same objects over and over, the game is dynamic and presents a new puzzle for every turn.  Set to the tune of a city highway, cars are displayed in a 4x5 grid format. They range from vans to sports cars to sedans, all of which are immediately recognizable from one another. At the top of the screen, a specific combination will appear (such as van, van, sports car), and it's your job to locate a possible combo and swipe it. You can swipe in any direction you choose, as long as you swipe in a line of some sort (think Tetris shapes).

But Robot is keen on mixing things up, having you search for combos that may not be apparent at first glance, which is part of its charm. There's also power-ups on-screen with bonuses like extra time, and they're deliciously designed with an arcade aesthetic. However, the wonderful pixel art, retro soundtrack, and on-point sound effects are all amazing. 

Combine Robot is good at both thematically and mechanically

There's also a little show to watch as players progress through a level in the form of a mecha-fight with various boss characters. From a gigantic Barney the dinosaur to a freaky lizard chicken you'll fight unique threats, and assemble your robot by way of the solved car parts. Once your hero is built it's time to fight, which can be done by solving more car puzzles or pressing an ability button.

The pacing would be nice to see a smaller lead time when it comes to building the mech, and then a more difficult fight once it's completed. Instead the game maintains a steady tone, where every phase is nearly identical.

As you progress you'll start to earn more parts for your mech, including new head, body, arm, and leg pieces. Most of these items are inconsquential and cosmetic, and aren't tied to IAP of any kind. Other than that, there's no real experience system to be had -- so if you aren't into customization, there isn't going to be a lot of positive reinforcement going your way.The game's art is eye-catching

If you like kaiju flicks and want to try a unique puzzle game, give Combine Robot a whirl for a buck. Once the allure wears off it does feel a bit more conventional than it does at first glance, but there's enough content there to keep you busy.

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