Hexcells Infinite is the third game in the series of ambient logic puzzle games.
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Release Date: Sep 1, 2014

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“...the sense of artistry behind the crafting of the puzzles, puts this a level above.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

Hexcells Infinite is the third game in the series of ambient logic puzzle games.

It includes a new set of 36 puzzles as well as a random puzzle generator and now supports mid-level saving and cross platform cloud saves.

The level generator uses an 8 digit seed number to generate each puzzle so they can easily be shared.

System Requirements

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    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: OSX 10.5 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.04 or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
11.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
Some of the reviewers have said that this game requires you to make guesses. At first I thought this was the case too, but on my second playthrough I realized that every level is in fact doable with only logic (no guessing). These ones are a lot trickier than Hexells, but if you like that game then you should definitely attempt Hexcells Infinite.

New to Hexcells Infinite is the ability to randomly generate puzzles. This offers literally infinite combinations of time-killing puzzles, however they are not as challenging as the real puzzles.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
98.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Mine Sweeper x Picross = Hexcells?

What would happen if Mine Sweeper and Picross had an affair after a few too many drinks?
Hexcells would happen...

Tired of Mine Sweeper's randomness?
Not satisfied by Picross's excessive thinking?

Hexcells takes the best of both worlds, and combines it in an easy way:
no more gambling with weirdly placed mines, yet sometimes you might need to carefully analyze the board before clicking a hexagon... although here you won't die by misclicking.

Compared to the other two Hexcells games, Infinite adds a level generator, bringing a million new levels.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
35.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
Hexcells Infinite is the 3rd game of the Hexcells series and the best imo.
There are 6 worlds, with increasing difficulty and an "infinite" mode.

A really nice game for logic puzzle lovers and achievement hunters.
And due to the infinite mode a good casual game to relax.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 10
At first I thought that the Hexcells series were minesweeper clones. However, the later puzzles introduced some mechanics that made things more complex. As someone who enjoyed playing minesweeper, this was a very nice game. This one is a continuation of the original Hexcells and Hexcells Plus, and is actually harder in my opinion. Further, Hexcells Infinite has a random puzzle generator, hence the Infinite in the name. So if you are thinking of getting only one Hexcells game, this is the one to get. It also has a slightly better UI than the earlier two games.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
Fun, addictive, challenging, playtime for infinite hours. Best 1.50€ you could spend. And don't listen to the people who are not bright enough to understand the logic behind the game and claim that you have to guess. Never ever in this whole game you have to guess.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
27.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
This game is not just well designed and mindbending it's easily the best logic puzzle I've ever encountered. A mixture of Minesweeper (Without any guessing involved - You can solve everything using logic) and Sudoku but with way more mechanics.

The only thing I can criticize is that the white background behind the puzzles is too bright and starts hurting your eyes in longer sessions.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
13.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
Hexcells Infinite is probably the absolute puzzle game in the Hexcells series (Hexcells, Plus). It feels like a new version of the previous two with new levels and a random generator for even more levels. Since this feels like a refresh of the series I will copy/paste elements from my review of the previous two and build upon them.

Hexcells is a fairly simple game, much of it employing a combination of mechanics from minesweeper and nonograms (Picross) on a non standard 2D grid. It is a logic game were rules of the levels are defined by numbered brackets (minesweeper style) that give information on whether nearby brackets are false or true. This is sometimes mixed in with column markers that do the same, but for a column (picross style). To deepen the gameplay a bit more, you are sometimes also presented with special rules beside the numbers which frankly, in my humble opinion, make minesweeper look like a joke.

The base levels start easy enough but the difficulty curve steeps beyond what was comfortable in the first game yet stays bellow the hellish fires of Hexcells Plus. This time round we are presented with a random level generator which definitely extends the game but sadly does not escape the dredge facing all random generated content. Even though Hexcells level are simple, they always feel like it is you against the designer. Where the designer tried fooling you with level symmetry, hiding some emotion in the puzzles. In contrast, random generated levels feel cold and somewhat uninviting. It's not a dealbreaker by any means but I would have opted for community designed level sharing instead.

As with previous games, It kept me coming back. Infinite is challenging and fun. Cheap and as long as you'd like it to be. Took me 13 hours to get 100% achievements but I have 999,999,940 levels to go.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
362.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
Finished just over 1,000 puzzles in infinite mode. Great, relaxing little puzzle mode. If you're looking for a nice puzzle game to relax with at the end of the day, this will fill that niche.
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2 of 20 people (10%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
Minesweeper JR Infinite
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122 of 125 people (98%) found this review helpful
135 people found this review funny
3,207.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Help. I'm 8161 puzzles in and i can't stop. This is like minesweeper, but better. No randomness, way better mechanics, unlimited replayability. It's all about logic and stuff. Just the right level of challenge for me. I'm way too hooked. Also each puzzles takes me 1-4 mins. Just woke up? Time to sneak in one puzzle. Queueing up for LoL and nothing to do? Sneak in another few puzzles.

Some one save me.

Edit 24/09/2016:
10 000 infinite puzzles finally.


Cons: After you've gotten the hang of the game, it's not challenging anymore. In the infinite puzzles you can make as many mistakes as you like, no penalties, and if you solved them it's still considered completed. It's up to you to challenge yourself to make no mistakes and/or speedrun. But it's still very addictive. Minesweeper kind of addiction.
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16.5 hrs
Posted: October 21
The final chapter, this game uses the knowledge gained in the previous two games to throw some extremely hard puzzles at the player. These puzzles can be quite the head-scratchers, but again can be solved without any guessing being necessary.

The procedurally generated levels are a nice addition, but they lack the hand-crafted finesse and difficulty of the main levels and tend to have a few main types of layout. This makes them great for passing a few minutes (2-7 minutes depending on complexity and skill level), but they don't come anywhere near the difficulty of the hand-crafted levels.
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282.6 hrs
Posted: October 19
A very delightul puzzle.
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99.6 hrs
Posted: October 18
Very soothing and absorbing to play.

Hexcells makes it easy to block out the rest of the world for a few minutes while focusing completely on the logic of a puzzle, without distracting noises, animations, or time limits demanding attention - exactly what I want most from a puzzle game.

The standard levels do a good job of teaching and exercising the mechanics, and the infinite generated levels mean that the game is never exhausted. Doing a puzzle or two makes a good break to reset your brain when you're stressed.
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7.9 hrs
Posted: October 16
The best of the three. If you don't find all three bundled together, just buy this one. It has an "infinite" mode, so that you're not limited to 36 levels.

Also, the level design is superior to Hexcells Plus.
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55.1 hrs
Posted: October 15
I feel the same way as many other reviewers, it is one of the best puzzle games out there and even projected on all games easily one of my top 5, which you can check seeing the (a little inflated) hours I played it.
At first I didn't like it at all, because especially in the first few levels it seemed like a hexagonal minesweeper, in the way that only the early conceptualizing phase is fun, but this phase just keeps coming with new features and of course there never is this 50:50 tile in the end.
That's all for the main game which "plus" and to some extend the original version also had.
Additionally, Infinite has the new addition of the eponymous "infinite" randomly (aka algorithmically) created levels, which to be honest are not that amazing, granted I played less than 0.01% of them all, but like 90% aren't challenging in any capacity.
You can get a few good ones, but generally the only fun aspect would be speedruning them (I would recommend having fewer levels and then a leaderboard for the respective levels).
The feature of the game that I used 90% of my time on, is one that you may not have even seen at first or second glance: custom levels that you can copy into your game and create yourself (no creator interface thus far though).
https://www.reddit.com/r/hexcellslevels/ has 100+ posts of levels and level packs that are all amazing that is why this is in my opinion the only game of the trilogy you really HAVE to get.
I got all three for like 2 bucks, but this game is easily worth the 5 it costs normally.
The game of course doesn't get worse the longer it's out it gets better, so you might aswell wait for a sale, unless you've really tasted blood now.
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27.7 hrs
Posted: October 14
Did you like Hexcells and want more? If yes, buy.

Unlike plus, this feels like DLC which is good if you wanted more. The puzzles are harder and get harder a hell of a lot faster until at the end, you're facing a wall of hexes to clear. There is an infiite mode in case you can't stop but I didn't really mess around with it. Play this if you want more harder puzzles.

---About the game in general---
Hexcells is a logic game sort of like minesweeper but at any given point in the game, you always have a logical way to solve the problem. This part is important because it gives puzzle fans something that relies only on skill and not on guesswork.
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3.2 hrs
Posted: October 12
The original Hexcells and this one should have been the same game (Infinite being an eventual free update or DLC). This is the definitive version of Hexcells, but it's missing the easy beginner levels from the original. It also has a different set of sound effects to it. If you played Hexcells Plus, Hexcells Infinite is just that with slightly different puzzles for the stages and a random puzzle generator for those who need more content. The only problem I have with this is the puzzles sometimes require a bit of guessing, so mistakes aren't always your fault but a lack of information being conveyed to you about the empty hexes. I personally think you should play Hexcells first, skip Hexcells Plus, and play Hexcells Infinite if you simply like the original.
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24.9 hrs
Posted: October 11
The third part of the Hexcells series is definitely its peak. There are no new game mechanics. The tutorial aspect is handled better than in the first game. There is a nice progression between easy and challenging levels and the game felt much more balanced than the first two rather one-sided parts. The pre-made levels took me about 10 hours to complete as a seasoned logic puzzle player and featured a few really nice stages.
Arguably its main selling point is the titular infinite mode. Finally Hexcells allows you to generate millions of levels and thus offers near infinite gameplay. The levels are usually much easier than the pre-made levels, which is completely fine with me and makes this an even better casual game for inbetween. My only gripe with this mode is its large randomness. Generated levels take anywhere between 3 and 20 minutes to complete. I would have liked a little more control over length and difficulty.

The interface is much improved compared to its predecessors. Finally you can mute the music independenty from the sound effects. The game lets you save levels mid-progress, visibility of areas can be improved and you can swap mouse buttons more easily. It is such an improvement that it makes you wonder why the previous two games weren't patched to this UI. Like with the other parts I've never encountered a bug, error or crash.

Due to the infinite mode this game as a stand-alone is worth full price. I recommend picking it up as part of the compilation or during one of the frequent sales which make this brilliant game a real bargain.
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44.4 hrs
Posted: October 10
You should think twice before purchasing this game. The price is quite high - and I'm not talking about the actual money but about time it drains... I was going to mention more levels would be fine, more achiements would be great but no... it is so simle for our protection. After day or two you manage to get all achievments and you can peacefully go to bed and get some sleep...

Anyway, unlike windows minesweeper all levels can be solved without guessing. So, if you get stuck then you just missed something. It's always about the brain and you don't have to rely on luck - that feature may not seem to be important, but it is, as you are never going to click randlomly and you always know there is solution, you are just not seeing...
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