RealPlay Puzzlesphere review

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GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    "Motion sensing" peripheral

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    Reminds you of that Mario Galaxy level

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    Fun if you're a masochist


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    Screaming at insubordinate sphere

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    Punishment repeats over and over

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    Paying money for broken product

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Jan 8, 2008

Puzzlesphere might look like potentially the most fun out of the RealPlay range, but that impression couldn’t be more wrong. How come? Essentially, you navigate your ‘Xorb’ through a series of increasingly diabolic levels, a bit like classic puzzler Marble Madness back on the NES, only this is in 3D. You do so by tilting your peripheral in your chosen direction, liberally tapping the green button to apply the breaks. And therein lies the problem.

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DescriptionPuzzlesphere requires the patience of an immortal and the hand-eye coordination of an Olympic gymnast.
US censor rating""
UK censor rating"3+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)