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Hexcells is an ambient logic puzzle game for PC, Mac and Linux.
Release Date: Feb 19, 2014
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$2.99

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Includes 2 items: Hexcells, Hexcells Plus

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“It quickly reaches those magnificent moments where you’re working out new rules on the fly, realising that if you apply previously acquired understandings you can make logical leaps and eliminate or highlight in a brand new way. Those are special moments that only very few puzzle games manage.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About the Game

Hexcells is an ambient logic puzzle game for PC, Mac and Linux.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Hard Drive: 60 MB available space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Hard Drive: 60 MB available space

Linux System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.04 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Hard Drive: 60 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 21 people (90%) found this review helpful
3,484 products in account
4 reviews
2.3 hrs on record
This is a modern revision of Minesweeper. Unlike Minesweeper the boards aren't randomly generated and can be solved purely by logic. There are lots of interesting methods to solve whether a cell is shaded or not. It's fun brain exercise but unfortunately light on content as you can 100% it in a couple hours. It's also clearly a mobile port.
Posted: April 28th, 2014
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
3,137 products in account
24 reviews
1.0 hrs on record
An interesting puzzler that is akin to a mix of Minesweeper and Picross with a very chill ambient soundtrack and a no-rush approach to solving the increasingly complex hex cell maps. Cheap and fun time killer for those stressed days, just don't expect too much content or replay-ability on the long run. 4/5
Posted: March 23rd, 2014
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
711 products in account
34 reviews
3.3 hrs on record
Hexcells presents a spin on the classic Minesweeper formula, but Hexcells quickly surpasses the iconic Windows game. While Minesweeper offered little in the way of guideance, Hexcells is brilliantly designed. Sharing elements of Picross, each puzzle can be logically solved with zero blind guessing. The ambient tones are a treat, and the zen atmosphere the game manufactures is well done and marries well with the elegant visual polish.

The experience is short. Most players can finish the game and complete all achievements in 2-3 hours. Those wishing for more can buy the Hexcells Plus expansion, and hopefully, we can look forward to more expansions down the road.
Posted: February 22nd, 2014
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1,895 products in account
57 reviews
0.6 hrs on record
Hexcells is a good way to kill time (about an hour's worth). The background music is very mellow so you know it can be relaxing. The game itself is quite easy but you do get a good amount of puzzles so it's not bad for the price. I recommend playing it in short intervals.

4/5

If you found it too easy or too short then try the plus version.
Posted: April 13th, 2014
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
469 products in account
46 reviews
5.4 hrs on record
If you know Minesweeper well, you are familiar with playing Hexcells, because Hexcells is Minesweeper hexagonal! That means the hidden patterns are in hexagons and you have max. 6 possible neighbors to mark.
Hexcells is amazing. There's a chillout soundtrack and you can run it in window mode or fullscreen. What it makes more challenging is that in higher levels the number of counting pattern cells in a line is viewed next to a cell. You can make horizontal, vertical or diagonal lines visible by clicking on these numers. You will need it to solve practible unsolvable mazes.
Conclusion: It makes so much fun. This game is a musthave for every puzzle game freak! A few hours of Joy!
Posted: March 15th, 2014
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51 of 59 people (86%) found this review helpful
350 products in account
2 reviews
3.3 hrs on record
This is a brilliant puzzle game with a great ambient feel to it. The interface and music would almost lull you to sleep if your mind wasn't working to seek out the next path to completion. Definitely recommended.
Posted: February 17th, 2014
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