Tricky Towers Review
Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
The simplicity of this challenge works for all ages. Older players may have nostalgic memories of playing Tetris in their youth, while others will connect with the Jenga-like stacking gameplay.
Tetris block-stacking is a premise the whole family can relate to. Family members often find themselves practising to improve in the next showdown. The more novel modes, like ‘Puzzle’, where you have to stack a set number of blocks as neatly as you can, or ‘Race’ – where you need to be the quickest to create the tallest tower, provide more variety once you’ve got used to the stacking challenge.
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. In-game purchases are available to add character and content. "Indie Friends", "Spirit Animals" which add costumes for characters. "Gem Bricks", "Galaxy Bricks", "Holographic Bricks", "Candy Bricks", which change how the bricks look.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 8-12 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
Text is generally very large and often accompanied with icons. However, some of the tutorial text is quite small, particularly on Switch in handheld mode.
Our Tricky Towers Accessibility Report documents 18 accessibility features:
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