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Cogs (iPad)

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Advertising Blurbs

Google Play description:
    Cogs is a ground-breaking puzzle game where players build increasingly complex machines using sliding tiles in 2D and 3D environments. It comes with 50 puzzles and three gameplay modes for a total of 150 unique challenges, totalling more than 10 hours of mind-bending gameplay. This award-winning game is perfect for puzzle fans of any age and ability!
    ***If you receive a "graphics format unsupported" error, please email us! If you are using Chainfire3D, please set it to support PVR or uninstall it to play Cogs***

    “It is awesome.” – TouchArcade
    "One of the highest quality puzzle games we've seen." – PocketGamer
    “The visual design and imagination of the game are stunning, with great attention to detail, and the sound effects are downright enticing.” – Adrenaline Vault
    “If a sliding puzzle was a wheel, consider it re-invented!” – TouchGen
    “A masterpiece visually, as well with the actual gameplay.” – AppAdvice

    INVENTOR MODE
    Starting with simple puzzles, players are introduced to the widgets that are used to build machines — gears, pipes, balloons, chimes, hammers, wheels, props, and more.

    TIME CHALLENGE MODE
    If you finish a puzzle in Inventor Mode, it will be unlocked here. This time, it will take fewer moves to reach a solution, but you only have 30 seconds to find it.

    MOVE CHALLENGE MODE
    Take your time and plan ahead. Every click counts when you only get ten moves to find a solution.

    LEADERBOARD AND ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGH OPENFEINT
    Unlock achievements, see how you stack up on global leaderboards, and play with friends!

    The "discover known accounts" permission is used by OpenFeint to pre-fill the email address field if the user opts to set up a new OpenFeint account.

    Cogs does not have in-game ads.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13029) on Jan 10, 2014.

Steam website (Official product description):
    Cogs is a puzzle game where players build machines from sliding tiles. Players can choose from 50 levels and 3 gameplay modes. New puzzles are unlocked by building contraptions quickly and efficiently.

    • Inventor Mode: Starting with simple puzzles, players are introduced to the widgets that are used to build machines — gears, pipes, balloons, chimes, hammers, wheels, props, and more.
    • Time Challenge Mode: If you finish a puzzle in Inventor Mode, it will be unlocked here. This time, it will take fewer moves to reach a solution, but you only have 30 seconds to find it.
    • Move Challenge Mode: Take your time and plan ahead. Every click counts when you only get ten moves to find a solution.

    Contributed by jean-louis (15214) on Nov 20, 2010.

www.cogsgame.com (Official game's website):
    Cogs is an innovative new puzzle game for the PC, iPhone and iPad where players build an incredible variety of machines from sliding tiles. Immersed in a steampunk world with stunning visual design, Cogs is pure eye candy. And with 50 unique levels and three gameplay modes, we've packed in hours of entertaining, addictive fun.


    "Lazy 8 Studios have created a beautifully presented and extremely smart puzzle game." -John Walker, Rock Paper Shotgun

    "Lazy 8 have managed to squeeze every idea possible out of the genre and then shadow any acts of repetition with clever objectives and outcomes." -Mike Rose, Indiegames Blog

    "What would you say if I told you that Lazy 8 Studios made sliding puzzles not only enjoyable, not only super addictive but incredibly sexy?" -Mark Brown, BritishGaming

    "Cogs is a simple concept that manages to deliver its fair share of fiendishly tricky moments." -John Gillooly, New Enthusiast

    "An absolutely gorgeous curio for puzzle fans." -Jess Nickelsen, NZGamer.com

    "It’s all a very authentic mechanical experience, and its easy to appreciate the painstaking effort that’s been taken when designing the game." -Nicholas Rego, Middle East Gamers

    "...indie games is what will keep this industry alive and thriving when it comes to innovation. Indie games like COGS" -Branden Brushett, The Gamer Report

    "Cogs, its exercise for the brain while having some fun. What more can you ask for?" -Edwin Millheim, Impulse Gamer

    Contributed by jean-louis (15214) on Nov 20, 2010.