Gyromancer is a Pop Cap / Square Enix collaboration. This is a Puzzle RPG. Join Rivel and his companion, Laska, on a grand chase spanning twelve stages. What awaits at the end of the hunt? Each stage contains its own objectives, from defeating the beasts that block your way to solving puzzles before time runs out.
User reviews: Very Positive (68 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 18, 2009
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Gyromancer is a Pop Cap / Square Enix collaboration. This is a Puzzle RPG.

Join Rivel and his companion, Laska, on a grand chase spanning twelve stages. What awaits at the end of the hunt?


Each stage contains its own objectives, from defeating the beasts that block your way to solving puzzles before time runs out. Rivel can learn to summon dozens of the beasts he encounters, bending their power to his will. Each beast you command in battle is unique, so find the one that best suits your play style.


Hidden within each stage are a number of awards earned for completing feats great and small. Finding them all won't be easy. Are you up to the challenge?

  • New battle system based on Bejeweled Twist
  • Command unique beasts to battle your foes
  • Search the map for items, coins, and new beasts to fight at your side
  • Gain levels in battle and acquire powerful new beasts
  • Assume the role of Rivel, a deadly mage, as he rids Aldemona Wood of a brooding darkness

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista, XP
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 512MB
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible video card with Shader model 2.0 Capability
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 170MB
    • Sound: 9.0c Compatible
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Game really reminds me of Bejeweled - In fact it is Bejeweled Twist with the RPG Elements of Square Enix. Its very challenging but you have to go through the tutorial to really understand it , because if you write off this Bejeweled Themed game as a puzzle game with a visual skin slapped on it, you will not win at this game.

There have been people who have not been able to run this game. It has to do with people who don't have very high resolution monitors or their monitor can't support certain resolutions. I've posted a workaround in the forum for this that should work for everyone but it will result in a 640x480 resolution.

Posted: August 10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Recommended ONLY if you LOVED puzzle quest. It's a bit different but still shares a lot of mechanics. Be advised that the game is way harder than any other game of this type.

The PC port isn't that great, unfortunately. There are no video options whatsoever and you can't even change the resolution. Graphics are still decent, though.

This game can not be played with a 360 controller. Which is fine because the mouse controls work just a great.

Overall 6.5/10
Posted: June 21
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
it has an interface that reminds me of ps2's classic square enix games.it is a jewel puzzle game and it has an average story and soundtrack is amazing.
Posted: August 16
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
20.8 hrs on record
finally, a game that combines wizardry and kebab
Posted: April 13
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2 of 9 people (22%) found this review helpful
16.9 hrs on record
I have to say that this game - unlike for example Puzzle Quest 1 or Puzzle Kingdoms - quite a few times made me scream in horror at how random, unfair it can be; leaving you without control.

See, in this game you play alone. There are no moves done by the computer, basically you just rotate stuff (in one direction only) and pray for a good outcome. Then a bit later into the game there's this thing "Idle twist" - sometimes you just can't match anything, and you get PUNISHED for this.
Bonus games - create a x8 combo (later one) - it is of course doable, but to set the whole thing up is like the greatest pain in the butt, fighting with the game's mechanics.

And then there's the length of the game - it surely outstays it's welcome for my taste. 15hrs of stupid rotating and I'm somewhere halfway through, although I have to admit I've wasted some time unlocking "rewards" (nothing rewarding, no sense of accomplishment, trust me). But at least it's looking better than Puzzle Quest 2 which was even longer and tiring, I'll give you that.

5/10, weak puzzle game, too random and repetitive
Posted: April 8
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