Francisco Padilla, an Indie Game Developer, released Beat Enigma, described as a casual puzzle game for iOS platform for $0.99. In Beat Enigma machines have taken over the world. You play as a hacker and member of the resistance and must crack the code using a match 3 dynamic.
Here’s the description of Beat Enigma from Padilla:
Beat Enigma portraits a typical situation, machines took over the world. The plot thickens with an archrival, Enigma, the central computer, source for encryption of communication. The player is part of the resistance, in the role of a hacker with the mission to crack the enigma code and dismantle the machine.
Enigma’s screen is a matrix of colorful symbols, grouped by streams in continuous vertical movement, each one with different directions and speeds. The hacker cracks codes by swiping its finger over three or more symbols of the same type, or over four or more different symbols, when these share the same row. With a clock running out at each level, the player’s precision is tested. The speed of streams and complexity of game change after each part is destroyed. By identifying special codes, the players boost their hacking abilities to reach the ultimate goal of Enigma destruction.
Even when simple in conception, the board movement makes the player keep strongly focus to predict possible matches. This game allows player to tweet about their performance and publish scores and achievements to the Game Center and Facebook, where players may therefore compare their performance with their friends.
“As Enigma crumbles and the pieces are falling, the game is full of visual and sound effects, providing an experience that is packed with action and sense of humor. The unique look and feel, combined with an engaging gameplay mechanics will make that puzzle fans love Beat Enigma” said Francisco.