Gem Spinner 2 Android Game, Match 3 Evolved
The Gem Spinner 2 Android game is a fresh take on the match 3 style games you’re likely to have played in the past, with a new and challenging “twist”.
- Version: 1.0.7
- Size: 18.93MB (apps2SD enabled)
- Category: Games
- Price: $1.99
Gem Spinner 2 features 50 unique levels which span 5 different destinations across the map. The basic gameplay is similar to other match 3 type games like Bejeweled where you must align three different colored shapes in a row to eliminate them from the game board. However, this Android game adds a couple extra levels of difficulty by 1) isolating jewels within subsections which limits their movement and 2) requiring subsection rearrangement and spinning to find new matches.
You can swap jewels by taping two adjacent jewels but only as long as they are within the same outlined subsection. However, its perfectly acceptable (and necessary) to create alignments of 3+ similar jewels across the different boundaries. If you can’t seem to find an appropriate move, you can spin the subsections 180 degrees by quickly double-tapping them or drag-and-drop them into a new location (so long as they fit). This will introduce new arrangements to work with. After 3+ jewels are removed, you’ll notice that the background color of their positions will darken. Then, by eliminating jewels from each position in a subsection you will destroy it and it will disappear from the game board.
As you play, make sure to pay attention to the time/move bar on the bottom left of the screen. Creating a match will replenish the countdown time while letting it get too low will introduce “sinister suns” to the game board which block subsection movement and rotation. Additionally, be aware of the colored bubbles at the top of the screen which represent the next jewels to fall when a match removes jewels. This can have a strategic advantage if you have multiple potential moves to choose from. At the bottom of the screen you’ll see your score tracker made up of water droplets, stars, and a “P” for the perfect score.
- More advanced match 3 style Android game
- 50 progressively challenging levels
- Spinning game blocks/subsections adds new gameplay dimension
- Polished graphics, menus, maps, and levels
Areas for improvement:
- Hoping for a level expansion pack!
Conclusion: If you’re a fan of the match 3 games but want an even greater challenge (with more strategy required) look no further than the Gem Spinner 2 Android Game. “Swap, drag, and spin your way around the world in this unique action puzzler.”
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