Games.com Essentials: 10 match-3 games you must play
Candy CrushSweet! That's the word you'll hear ad infinitum as you match away in King.com's gorgeous, treat-themed puzzler. But don't rush your way though-patience and planning are key to the highest scores around.
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Bejeweled 2There's not much more than can be said of PopCap's ultimate match-3 distraction. Its grandiose tone and graphics will lure you in, but Bejeweled's speedy, explosive play hook will keep its claws in you for a long, long time.
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Galactic Gems 2This Big Fish gem (last pun ... promise) takes a level-based, structured approach and fuses it with the speed and explosiveness of more fast-paced match-3 games. The end result is crystal-crushing romp that makes ever click feel like a blast-literally.
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Bubble MouseA mouse is on a mission to help the mayor save the city by putting on shows of bubble-shooting bravado in Masque's take on match-3. Bubble Mouse brings some much-needed cute factor to the genre, so vote with your mouse. (We lied.)
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TrizzleThis Arkadium puzzler distills what made critically acclaimed hit Triple Town so addictive into a simpler, more digestible experience. Before you know it, you'll be matching matryoshka dolls like a maestro for hours.
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Bubble TownSometimes, you just want the tried-and-true, the tested, the proven. It doesn't get more reliable than I-Play's Bubble Town, a bubble shooter served to you straight and chock full of match-3 goodness.
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Jewel Quest IIIf you consider yourself a completionist, then this might be the match-3 for you. Rather than simply matching gems, it's up to you to turn the entire play field to gold. Fans of symmetry and, well, completing things, say hello to your new best friend.
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EggzNeed more twitch factor to your bubble shooter? Arkadium's take certainly requires a healthy amount of dexterity, with a shootout against the clock to reach the board behind the various colored eggs. It's time to mix up your approach to match-3.
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4 ElementsEver had a match-3 game take you on a journey? Well, that's essentially what Terminal Studio's stone matching romp is all about. Rather than simply match for points, you must carve a path to the exit. Prepare to get lost in this gem.
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Zuma's RevengeArguably the finest there is, PopCap's fusion of match-3 and bubble shooter has few true rivals. Aside from its near-blinding sheen of polish, its simple-yet-addictive hooks (i.e. power-ups, combos and chains) will keep you pushing for the high score.
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