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.

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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
10 of 11 people (91%) 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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4 of 5 people (80%) 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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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
28.6 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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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
372.7 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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123 of 126 people (98%) found this review helpful
135 people found this review funny
3,211.2 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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97 of 100 people (97%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
23.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 1, 2014
The Hexcells series are my favorite puzzle games. It's true that minesweeper is an easy comparison, but also unfair, as it would be to compare a modern car to a Model T. A bit of math, much more logic, an infinite puzzle generator, and you've got yourself a puzzle game that will last forever! Buy it now!

DISCLAIMER: Forever is a really, really long time, and you won't be around to see it. Rest assured though, that whoever is around will be able to enjoy Hexcells forever! Just not you. Sorry.
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64 of 65 people (98%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2015
Hexcells Infinite offers more of the same logic puzzle awesomeness that you find in the rest of the Hexcells series. If you were just going to get one of the trilogy, this would be the one I'd recoomend. The random and daily seed puzzles, plus the level editor and ability to download and share custom puzzles gives this third title in the series a replayability that the first two Hexcells games can't touch.

I was a little hesitant in picking this up at first, since I found the difficulty jump between Hexcells and Hexcells Plus a bit daunting and couldn't imagine a similar jump in complexity between Plus and Infinite, but fortunately that wasn't the case. I found the difficulty level overall in Hexcells Infinite to be somewhere in between that of the first two titles. The game is a challenge, but not a frustration.

I do still recommend the entire series, as it's one of the best puzzle games I've found on Steam (or elsewhere), but if your budget is limited, Hexcells Infinite offers the most for your money.
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4.6 hrs
Posted: October 26
Hexcells Infinite is a fun little game that will make you feel smart... for a while.

Like all the best puzzle games, Hexcell's rules are simple but their applications can be fiendishly difficult.

I love the mental gymnastics I have to do while I'm playing. "If this is a blue cell, then this column has five blue cells, which means there's only room for one more, which means that black 4 is forced to use two cells from the neighbouring column, which gibes that nearby black 1 too many blue cells... therefore (going back to the start) this can't be a blue cell, so it must be black instead." Proof by contradiction. At some point the proof gets too complicated for me to keep in my head so I have to resort to pen and paper, but that's fun too.

I wish the game contained a tool to mark "candidate" cells à la Minesweeper, and it would be great to be able to toggle the advanced rules for the randomly generated levels (I find the "number inside blue cell" mechanic makes the game really slow), but those are only minor complaints. Recommended!
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104.3 hrs
Posted: October 25
Unbelievably good, and while the random puzzles(Infinite mode) are pretty darn easy the later ones in the "campaign" are very challenging.
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2.0 hrs
Posted: October 22
Love this game and trying to make no mistakes.
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8.3 hrs
Posted: October 22
Painfully logical and wonderfully simple (yet woefully complex), Hexcells Infinite builds beautifully on the solid foundation of its predecessors. I cannot recommend this enough for the strategic logic buffs and Sudoku gamers out there.
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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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65.5 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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40.2 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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