Around the World in 80 Days - and without airplanes! Can you do it?
Around the World in 80 Days is a new match 3 game from Playrix
Entertainment that will take you to the end of XIX century. I am sure
you have read the classic novel of Jules Verne. This game gives you a
fascinating chance to revive the events of the book while playing
colorful match 3 levels.
What do you think about travelling all over the world with English
daredevil Phileas Fogg and his French servant Passepourtout? Seems a
great idea to me!
game story is of no surprise for those familiar with the famous novel.
Rich London bachelor Phileas Fogg enters a dispute with the members of
his club and finally gets himself into a bet where the position of the
club's Chairman is at stake. Phileas undertakes to make a trip around
the world and come back in 80 days - and he is determined to keep his
So the whole London is talking over the unusual case and our brave
hero ventures into the journey of his life, accompanied by his loyal
Passepourtout and private detective Fix who has a task to prevent him
from winning the wager.
first destination will be England, where you'll have to pack your
carpet-bag in order to be ready for the trip. The game play is quite
standard - match 3 or more similar tiles in a row to make them
disappear. On each level you will have to collect several pieces of a
certain object that will later prove to be useful in your adventure by
leading them to the bottom of the playfield. Surely you will have
limited time for each level and various power-ups, some of which are
situated on the field and some have to be earned by matching four or
Here is a little tip: do not use your hammer power-up as soon as
you earn it. You can accumulate its power by creating more matches and
get a bomb or even a fireball tool, which is much more helpful. Some of
those will destruct several tiles at a time or all tiles of a certain
But you will also meet some obstacles on your way. Be ready to
stumble upon locked or frozen tiles which are more difficult to remove.
Fogg needs to bring a unique stamp from each country he visits in order
to prove he has really been there. You will collect such stamps before
leaving each location - these are levels where your task is to clear
the field from all golden tiles by making matches over them. Again
nothing uncommon for match 3 games. But this is what makes them so
addictive, isn't it?
I should also point your attention at something that really
distinguishes the game from the others - its visuals. The graphics is
astonishingly beautiful. And while playing you can watch the
spectacular backgrounds representing each country change as the day
passes by. You will find yourself in rainy London and shining Paris, in
hot Egypt and exotic India...(and you can enjoy the views anytime
during the game by clicking the eye icon at the top of the screen).
And one more thing to be mentioned - each location passed unlocks
one more picture for the terrific screensaver you get together with the
game. This one can be even set up so that its time would coincide with
your time of day!
On the whole I can say that Around the World in 80 Days is a sample of
a match 3 game of really high quality which you are sure to love from
the first sight. See for yourself!
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