Lumines review

Hard to turn down a great, free puzzle game

GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    Style to spare

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    Simple and addictive

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    It's free!


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    Some ugly levels

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    Not much variation

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    Watching an ad before playing

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Like most puzzle games, this is simple to describe. Squares composed of two colours fall from the sky. Drop them so they make squares and they vanish, the more at once the better. As you play, it all gets faster and faster. Sounds good? Go play it. Goodness, that was an easy review. See you next time!

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DescriptionIt's kinda like Tetris in a disco shirt. You won't want to buy Lumines dinner, you will want it to scramble into your brain, set up home there and begin battering your think-pipes with its mad-hammer. Genius!
US censor rating"Everyone 10+","Everyone 10+"
UK censor rating"3+","3+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)