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Groovin' Blocks - WiiWare review

Talk about a block party...

For

  • Ideas are fresh
  • Hectic and intense
  • Beats sure groove

Against

  • Not as slick as Lumines
  • No online leaderboards
  • Can get too hectic

Lumines has ruled the music-infused block-puzzler roost for too long. Groovin%26rsquo; Blocks may not have the slick %26lsquo;rightness%26rsquo; of that rhythmical tyrant, but its ideas are at least fresh. Just like Columns, the aim is to link three blocks of similar color. Drop the blocks in time with the music%26rsquo;s beat and you%26rsquo;ll build a score multiplier. Keeping up with the beat adds even more intensity to the hectic act of color arranging. If only it let us revel in our brilliance with online leaderboards.



Oct 15, 2008

More Info

GenrePuzzle
Description<p>Don't knock Groovin' Blocks for being a&#160;Lumines clone, it's got enough style of its own to make it worthwhile. Now if only the Wii&#160;had real&#160;online capabilities...</p>
PlatformWii
US censor ratingEveryone
UK censor rating
Release date:8 September 2008 (US), 8 September 2008 (UK)
Available platforms:Wii
Genre:Puzzle
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