Hexcells Plus is a standalone expansion to Hexcells that contains 36 new and more challenging puzzles.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (630 reviews) - 95% of the 630 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 19, 2014

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“The puzzles themselves, and clearly this is the most important point, are sublime. They are so well designed, so utterly brilliant in construction and delivery, that I wonder at Brown’s brain. There’s even a wit to them, moments that make me smile as I play, as I realise how carefully and deliberately a puzzle has been designed...”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

Hexcells Plus is a standalone expansion to Hexcells that contains 36 new and more challenging puzzles.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.04 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2015
Game Series

Hexcells Plus is the second game of its' series. Previous game: Hexcells.

Game Visual/Audio

There isn't much can be said about the game's visuals asides from that they're minimalistic. Pretty much the same thing can be said about the game's audio.

Gameplay

There is no difficulty mode option that's assigned. But each of the puzzles has their own difficult.

Hexcells Plus basically has same formula as its' predecessor Hexcells. So the objective remains the same. Which is to figure out which cells to make blue and which cells to make black.

There are total of three slots with six worlds that has thirty-six puzzles to solve. The first world for each of the three slots are automatically unlocked. Completing one world will unlocked the next one. All of these puzzles can be replayed after the first go around. Please do note that the puzzles in the other two slots are the same as the ones in the first slot.

There's no time limit in this game. Allowing the individual take as much time that they want to solve each of the puzzles.

There six achievements for this game. Each of these achievements has certain requirements before they can be unlocked.

Miscellaneous

Final thoughts, it's an neat game to play and enjoy. As for the game's replay value it's low. I would recommend this game but not at the full price.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
2nd Part. Again really good puzzles. Shame that is has only 610 Reviews and no trading cards, but i enjoyed it and thats all i need :) i hope you like it too, if you love pure puzzle games
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 28
Hexcells Plus is the same exact game as original Hexcells, but it offers 36 different (more challenging) puzzles.

Hexcells is a minimalistic logic puzzle very similar to classic Minesweeper. You need to find blue cells and numbers show you how many of them are nearby.
  • For one, there is no instadeath. If you make a mistake, you just keep going.
  • Most importantly with a little bit (and sometimes with a lot) of thinking you can figure out where each blue cell is located. Unlike minesweeper where sooner or later you come to a point when you have to close your eyes and guess randomly.
Music is very nice and the game itself is relaxing.

I recommend buying Hexcells Complete Pack (Hexcells, Hexcells Infinite, Hexcells Plus) because you will definitely want more.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
I finished the original Hexcells in less than two hours, figured I could have played some more, and bought this one too. And you get what you order: clever puzzles in the spirit of good old Minesweeper, sans the random guessing element.

The difficulty level in Hexcells Plus goes up way quicker than in Hexcells, there are few really easy levels. The more difficult levels can even take up to 30 minutes or so, which started to feel like too much, especially given that you cannot save the game in the middle of a level! Also, it does feel irritating if you make a mistake towards the end of a level after having spent 20 minutes on it, especially if you're after the Perfectionist achievement without cheating.

Anyway, the puzzles are hand-made and some actually almost made me laugh out loud when they revealed some perfectly composed, might I say beautiful, hint as to how the blue hexes are set. If you liked the original one, then this offers more of the same, but much more challenge too. (My play time ended up to 11.5 hours, but a couple of times I just left the game running while I was away from keyboard, so I'd say my actual play time is about 10 hours.)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Logic puzzle game, similar to minesweeper but without the need to guess any moves and sequel to the original Hexcells.

Hexcells Plus increases the difficulty over the original game while having only 6 more levels(36 in total) over the original the amount it took me to finish them all was an extra 10 hours.

Again like the original every puzzle is fully solvable buy logic alone and like the original it is forgiving with no punishment for guessing or making mistakes.

Also again one negative is that puzzles can’t be saved mid game, so you lose progress when you exit, which given the increase in difficulty in puzzles could be a problem.

Hexcells Plus is easy to recommend to those wanting harder puzzles over the original; it increases the difficulty and the playtime with it for the same price.

I had no technical issues with Hexcells Plus.
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