Puzzle. Welcome to Switchball that invites you to a fascinating world of unique puzzles that brings you tons of fun and helps to develop logical thinking.Your goal is to guide a rolling ball to the end of each stage, solving puzzles and crossing treacherous pathways all the way. In each level you are to bring the ball through sets of ramps, boxes, cannons, planks, fans, sheets of cloth and more, in order to reach the goal. To make it through you'll have to roll down narrow ramps, slide objects to clear a path, move items to create a solid floor and perform many other feats. There are 30 levels that take place in five distinct environments: sky, ice, cave, cloud, and lava. One of the best uses of physics in the game allows you to place boxes on one end of a platform to prevent it from tipping over as you cross. A tutorial system shows hints the first time you encounter a new situation, so settling into the game is as easy as Sunday morning.
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Switchball is the captivating puzzle game that features stunning 3D graphics, diverse sound effects and realistic physics. Stage design is consistently good and feels fresh throughout the game. You surely like tremendous views on the background with mountain peaks or clouds on sky in the morning or decks of beautiful ships. The difficulty increases at just the right pace, so you'll be pleasantly compelled to keep playing. And if you're looking for an extra challenge, choose timed mode from the main menu to set a time limit for each level. All in all, Switchball is magnificent and appealing puzzle game that makes you think just enough about it in order not to cause boredom and irritation.
Offline gameplay: 1 player
ESRB Ratio: Everyone
Extras and features:
Stunning 3D Graphics 30 Mind-bending Levels 5 Original Locations: Skyworld, Iceworld, Caveworld, Cloudworld and Lavaworld Over 40 Interactive Objects: wooden blocks, sheets of cloth, spinning fans, magnets, cannons and more Realistic Physics
Unoriginal game concept
Windows XP/Vista,Processor: PIV 1.4 GHz,DirectX 9.0c,256 MB RAM,Free hard drive space: 185 MB,3D Accelerator 64MB DirectX 9.0c,DirectX-compliant Sound Card
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