Close search results

Minesweeper Genius Review

Play YouTube video
Like    

Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Minesweeper Genius is the classic puzzle game with some twists and more character. You help Aristotle sweep the minefield to regain his memory. To do this you use the number clues on each column to how many bombs are in adjacent squares.

It's inspired by the classic computer game from the 1990s, along with more recent iterations like Sudoku and Picross. It's a brain teaser that will challenge your mind and logical thinking. The levels are different each time you play them but ensure it is always skill rather than luck that wins the day.

Additional elements extend the Mine Sweeper play. For a start you have to walk around to mark tiles. Also, certain tiles change the order of the columns and there are special tiles that move and jump you around the board.

In the campaign mode of the game you have three tries on each level, lose a life and lose a star. This offers an incentive to go back and complete levels without losing a life. While younger players can just guess where the bombs are, the real fun is intelligently figuring out each location.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 12/02/2019

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Developer: M Gaia Studio (@MGaiaStudio)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 5 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Minesweeper Genius usually costs £4.99.
 

Minesweeper Genius

PlayStation Store PS4 £4.99
Switch Store Switch £4.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Minesweeper Genius Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@MGaiaStudio) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.


Image of the cover of the hardback edition of the Taming Gaming book  by Andy Robertson Image 311 Thank you for using our resource, supported by AskAboutGames, ParentZone and PlayAbility Initiative. We are editorially independent, written by parents for parents, but welcome sponsorship, partnership and suggestions. Email our editor for details on these opportunities.

The information on this database is designed to support and complement the in-depth discussion and advice about video game "addiction", violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. If you have any concerns or questions in these areas, email our editor who is quick to respond or can arrange for a one-to-one conversation.

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Discord | Contact | Help