By Malcolm Inglis - May 18th, 2014
Before we get into this review, I have to admit that I’m not that big into casual games and I’m even less into the free-to-play variety. I had somehow managed to avoid the craze around Bejeweled, Candy Crush and their clones, known as “match-three” type games with simplistic, yet highly-addictive game-play that has a tight reward loop in order to keep you hooked. Even though many of my friends, family and coworkers were talking about them (and were constantly sending out invites to play), I was just not interested.
Recently, however, I did get into a mobile game called 10000000, which is a match-three type game with RPG elements and a retro aesthetic. I found it to be an enjoyable time-killer when I had a few minutes to spare. Gem Wizard, developed by Pixelmatic for iOS and Android, is also advertised as a match-three game with RPG elements and a crafting system, so I figured that I’d give it a try and see if it had the same appeal.
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