Just like its bestselling predecessor, Amazing Alex boasts physics puzzles galore. But this time, the gameplay is not a simple matter of hurling something into a soon-to-be-destroyed structure. Rather, in true Rube Goldberg fashion, there will be much bouncing, popping, ricocheting, bashing, and crashing of different objects.
These objects, which amount to no less than 35, are used by Alex in creating complex contraptions to perform simple tasks. These tasks range from cleaning up his room to battling cardboard robots in his backyard.
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As announced in the trailer above, in which Alex configures various thingamajigs into an automated baseball pitcher, Amazing Alex features 100 levels with free updates. What’s more, players can “play, create, and share” (à la PlayStation’s LittleBigPlanet) their own custom levels.
Is Amazing Alex a worthy follow-up to the hugely successful Angry Birds franchise? Check back later for our full review of the game.