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Styx for Mac

Hot new arcade-puzzle game with a new super-easy gameplay mechanic and non stop arcade puzzle action
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User rating
6 votes
Mac OS
File size
14 MB
Release date
1 September 2009

Editor's review

Arcade styled games have been famous since long and the craze for the short skill based games under this genre has experiences a rejuvenation since the introduction of portable devices like smartphones and tablets for playing such games. The touch screen and g-sensors let the developers add more and more features to the game so that the games can be played by realistic tilt and touch movements rather than the conventional keypad controls and such features are not available even on modern game consoles and PC. Styx Mac v.1.3 is a game meant for iPhone which offers infinite gameplay and entertainment with its puzzles, so you don’t get bored while you are on-board on a long flight or transit.

Styx Mac v.1.3 has a portrait mode screen in which you will see a menu with tabs titles Start, Hall of Fame, Profiles, Options and Help. On the first look of a typical puzzle, it looks like another match3 game like bejeweled, but it goes way beyond that. You have to look for identical pieces in the puzzle board which are arranged adjacent to each other without any other piece in between. Once you seek out such a pattern, you just have to touch and drag a brightly lit line over the required tiles and see them vanishing off the screen. The target lies in eliminating maximum number of tiles in one go and new tiles keep on falling from top to fill in the empty spaces that are created by elimination of previous ones. The game offers three levels of difficulty and three game modes i.e. Normal, Time trial and Puzzle mode along with a vast set of levels which gives the player, a never ending entertainment.

To sum up, Styx Mac v.1.3 is an addictive game which is easy to learn but hard to master. You have a virtually never ending level progression and the game is many steps ahead of a myriad of match 3 games which distinguishes it from other. Hence it receives a score of four and a half rating points out of five.

Publisher's description

Hot arcade puzzle game for your Mac!
Styx is a hot new arcade-puzzle game with a new super-easy gameplay mechanic and non stop arcade puzzle action. The goal of the game is to try and make the longest paths of gems, fruits and other items for big scores! Sounds so easy but can get so mind blowingly addictive! Infinite number of levels, lots of power-ups and cool features and the game has 29 medals for you to try and unlock.
Very easy to play, but hard to master. The gameplay is so easy that kids have no problem understanding the game in under 5 seconds but even the greatest players will find it challenging to master. Styx has two game modes and supports personal profiles for each player. All the game statistics and medals are recorded individually for each user. An online Hall of Fame with the all-time top players or the current month's best players is available for you to make your mark.
* 3 game modes with more modes to come
o Normal mode
o Time trial mode
o Puzzle mode
* 3 difficulty settings
* infinite levels
* 5 tile sets to play with and more will be added later
* different backgrounds for each tile set
* many power-ups
* 29 addictive medals to achieve
* up to 5 user profiles for all the family
* great fun, addictive gameplay !
* online global Hall of Fame
o view all time hiscores
o view this months hiscores
o view this weeks hiscores
* hi-score lists for each mode
* cool music and sound effects
* 60 frame per second update rate !
* auto save function !
* free updates and support
* and most importantly, countless hours of puzzel fun !
"A surprisingly deep puzzle game with some nice tweaks to the genre that is very addicting" -
"Styx is a fun, addictive puzzle game with solid production values and a lot of polish." -
Version 1.3
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