Every now and again, we've got the chance to play a really original and creative game, different from anything else we've seen in the App Store, and totally opposite to all the classic shooting, simulation, sports or RPG titles we're used to. When this happens, it ends up being a viral hit, something that will probably happen with Blackbox as soon as people get to know it.
The truth is that it's an excellent game that's really well-crafted and that's not similar to anything else you've ever played before. With a simple, minimalistic, and intuitive aspect, it's going to make time fly while you play because it's terribly addictive.
Blackbox is a game for people that aren't into gaming.
Explore 70 levels full of puzzles in which, in some cases, you won't even have to touch the screen thanks to your iPhone's accelerometer. Press, swipe, and click to turn off the lights and move onto the next level bearing in mind visual clues full of color, and discover unexpected secrets on your way. Your mission is simple and clear: manage to turn out all the lights whatever it takes. No words can describe this experience, just one recommendation: give it a chance, you won't be disappointed. It guarantees hours on end of amusement, abstraction, and disconnection from your daily life.
Advice to play
We don't want to fool you: the game has been developed to squeeze your mind to the max but the levels are more or less attainable if you've got patience and perspective. So relax and think about the puzzles twice before trying to solve them. It's all about reading, analyzing and moving your iPhone to see what happens. It will seem hard at the beginning but you'll soon get the hang of things. Anyhow, in the case of getting stuck you can always resort to clues, cheats, and tips, although that must be your last resource.