Awesome Puzzles

The Intimidator

The Intimidator

If you can believe, there’s a 45 caliber muzzle-loading pistol in this picture. Once GarE Maxton’s 135-piece metal puzzle is disassembled and the right parts reassembled, it fires bullets.

Portal 2: Pneumatic Diversity Vent

Portal 2: Pneumatic Diversity Vent

One of the new gameplay dynamics in Valve’s hotly-anticipated Portal sequel is these gigantic pneumatic tubes, capable of sucking objects across rooms and sending them flying through the air.

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Lara Croft + Guardian of Light

Lara Croft + Guardian of Light

The original Tomb Raider herself gets seen from a whole new angle in this isometric co-op puzzler/beat ’em up. Coming to XBLA, PSN and Steam this Summer for just $15 bucks.

Pop Cap 13-Game Pack

Pop Cap 13-Game Pack
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If you had any spare time left on your calendar, you probably won’t after you take advantage of this incredible deal from PopCap, who’s offering all 13 of their games for the Mac for just $49.95.

Prince of Persia TFS: New Powers

Prince of Persia TFS: New Powers
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Not satisfied with just bending time, Ubisoft added new elemental powers to the latest Prince of Persia game, including solidifying water, using wind as a weapon, and jumping off buildings long gone.

Books, Pi and Rubiks Girl

Books, Pi and Rubiks Girl

This girl likely has a line of geeks 3.0 x 10^8 meters long waiting to marry her: watch as she balances 15 books, recites pi to 100 digits and solves a rubik’s cube … simultaneously.

Video: Rubiks Cube Poster

Video: Rubiks Cube Poster

Usually it’s the Rubik’s Cube that is the puzzle, but this poster by brusspup has another trick up its sleeves: let’s just say you’ll need a new perspective to see past your expectations.

DIY/Video: CubeStormer

DIY/Video: CubeStormer

Looking like a cross between Unicron and the Tokamak, this LEGO CubeStormer puts humans to shame and humanity on notice: it can solve a Rubik’s cube in only 12 seconds.

The Superplexus

The Superplexus
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The Superplexus is the puzzle from hell; set in a 3′ acrylic sphere, this unforgiving 3D maze requires you to guide a 5/8″ marble along 331′ of track for 425 turns without falling off the track.

bOOleO Logic Card Game

bOOleO Logic Card Game
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Fun and logic need not be an empty set with the bOOleO Logic Card Game; you’ll start off with a row of binary numbers and try to build a logic pyramid using AND, OR, XOR, and NOT cards.

Game Trailer: Dominoze

Game Trailer: Dominoze

Now available as a beta demo, Dominoze will leave your free time in pieces; it’s a 3D physics-based game that’s also part Rube Goldberg builder, with gears, circuits, and lasers.

The Company of Myself

The Company of Myself

The Company of Myself is a platform puzzler in the vein of Braid and Winterbottom that mixes time travel and cloning; we just can’t decide if it’s singly multiplayer or multiply single player.

4-D New York Puzzle

4-D New York Puzzle
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The Big Apple goes small in a big way with this 4-D Cityscape’s NYC Puzzle; the fourth dimension is time, as it includes 125 buildings from City Hall in 1812 to the Freedom Tower in 2013.

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Launch: Critter Crunch

Launch: Critter Crunch
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Available today on PSN, Critter Crunch is a bit like Kirby meets Puzzle Fighter; called a Barf in the Night, the trailer above does the impossible by making binge eating cute AND competitive.

Debut: Winterbottom

Debut: Winterbottom

This debut trailer for The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom improves on the first with HD graphics, giant pies and hundreds of mustachioed paradoxes; it’ll be on XBLA Q1 2010.

12-Surface IQ Pentagon

12-Surface IQ Pentagon
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Move over, Rubik’s Cube: the 12-Surface IQ Pentagon is a Rubik’s Dodecahedron that promises to train both your left and right brain, if it doesn’t permanently scramble it into goo first.

LEGO Sudoku Robot

LEGO Sudoku Robot

Solving Sudoku is trivial for this LEGO robot by Hans Andersson; the hardest part is image recognition, accomplished with a light sensor and several algorithms. Thanks, Nurgak!

Free: Multitask

Free: Multitask

Multitask doesn’t look like much–it’s pretty basic–and the gameplay seems simple, but things get hairy fast as it torture tests your multitasking skills to their limits. Thanks, Mike!

Inverse Spatial Logic Game

Inverse Spatial Logic Game
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Don’t let the name scare you; the Inverse Spatial Logic Game plays a bit like Tetris and chess, albeit with three very specific rules that’ll test your spatial visualization abilities.

Guitar Hero x Rubik’s Cube

Guitar Hero x Rubik’s Cube

Watch as 15 year-old Julian simultaneously plays Guitar Hero on expert and solves Rubik’s Cubes; sure, he “only” gets 77% on GH, but he easily puts our multitasking skills to shame.

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Camouflage T-shirt

Camouflage T-shirt
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Available at Teextile, Wallstreet’s Camouflage t-shirt is full of win for puzzle fans; a fugitive Tetris block finds shelter, but we’re sure it’s no chip off the old block for that Rubik’s Cube.

Legendary Puzzles

Legendary Puzzles
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You won’t turn into Nathan Drake (or get a date with Lara Croft), but Sacred Myths Legendary Puzzles is a series of seven individual puzzles; each gives hints to solve the next.

Rubik Font Generator

Rubik Font Generator

Graphic Arts student Jas Bhachu takes a Rubik’s Cube and turns it into a functioning Font Generator; an array of geometric shapes on each face lets you stamp just about any letter.

Gift Card Puzzle Vault

Gift Card Puzzle Vault
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Gift cards are the ultimate in generic gifts, but this Gift Card Puzzle Vault ensures your friends have to earn it; the ball bearing maze must be solved in order to access the goodies inside.

Isis Impossible Puzzle

Isis Impossible Puzzle
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The Isis Impossible Titanium Puzzle is pricey, but can pay for itself if you can open up its aluminum case; inside is a number which you enter on their website for a chance to win cash.

Game Trailer: Droplitz

Game Trailer: Droplitz

Talk about a quadruple threat: Droplitz is a puzzle gamer hitting the PC, XBLA, PSN and the iPhone; think of it as hexagonal version of Pipe Dream with a bit of Tetris thrown in.

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