It’s odd that a puzzle game called Prism doesn’t relate to matching colors, or even to prisms for that matter. How refreshing!
Prism is essentially a 3D cross between Jenga and Tetris. Ok maybe not, but kinda. The goal of the game is to eliminate levels of the steadily rising tower by dropping shapes to complete platforms. I can’t say the concept is wholly unique, but it’s executed extremely well, and both looks and feels great when you play. You can rotate the shapes before they drop using either touch controls, or on-screen buttons. Both are equally responsive, and both work very well.
The highlight of prism is the fantastic sound and visual effects. Both really draw you into the game, and keep the intensity level high. You even get to choose between 3 different music tracks in case you get tired of one. There is a second game mode that has you stacking shapes on a slowly lowering platform (rather than rising). When it reaches the bottom, the game is over. I suppose this is in essence a timed mode for the main game.
Presentation & Graphics
Great visuals and effects during gameplay. No lag during multiple chains of effects.
By far the best part of the game. The sound effects work perfectly, and the music is just as good. I love that you can choose between different tracks if one gets old.
Extremely responsive controls and extremely fun gameplay provide for surprisingly fun puzzle game unlike one you’ve experienced before. Unfortunately, there is no autosave when you hit the home button are get a call, but the game sessions are short enough to where this shouldn’t be a huge problem
My one complaint is the fact that you can’t enter your name when you submit your high score. What’s the point if you can’t brag about it to your friends? Other than that, the game is very re-playable.
Prism looks and sounds great, and provides a unique 3D puzzle experience that will challenge you and keep you coming back for more. This is the first game to beat out DoodleJump for me for play time over the past few days. It’s a lot of fun, and is a bargain at it’s current sale price of $1.99. Let’s hope they add in personalized high scores soon!