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puzzle

a toy, game, or question presenting a problem that requires skill or ingenuity for its solution
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Further emphasis on puzzle-solving was evident at the conference, with journalists given a series of clues to solve during the event as actors dressed as soldiers and game leads Black and Ross urged them to find a safe-house located somewhere in India.
It's a fun system, and flattening out the world in order to place a puzzle-solving sticker looks great on the 3DS.
OK, your grappler weapon can get you into some pretty unique gaming situations while also offering itself up as a puzzle-solving tool, but these gimmicks actually prove to be smokescreens for what is in fact a pretty poor shooter.
There have been reports suggesting that mental stimulation - such as puzzle-solving - can help stave off the onset of Alzheimer's," he explained.
Well, it can continue to hover in heaven because Chaos Rings takes everything that's great about the genre - turn-based combat, dungeon exploration, puzzle-solving and character development - and fine-tunes it perfectly for this portable format.
The puzzle-solving lesson helps with geometry, algebra, direction-following, memorization and perseverance, writes the New York Times (11/16/09).
Nintendo DS owners can welcome back some favourite friends as the puzzle-solving Professor Layton returns in a mysterious new adventure and platform gaming hero Kirby brings a slew of new adventures to the handheld.
Written for MS "survivors" as well as their caregivers, this book offers concrete yet beautifully written advice on how to develop better cognitive skills through conversation, puzzle-solving and psychological strength.
Fourteen Anglo Australian and eight immigrant Indian (Telugu) mothers' interactions with their 4-year-old male and female children on a puzzle-solving task were videotaped.
My favourite part was the puzzle-solving and I think we did particularly well considering we weren't allowed to use calculators".
Featuring an intriguing blend of puzzle-solving, stealth, combat, and exploration, players are able to explore detailed environments and discover hidden clues in world famous locations such as the Louvre, Westminster Abbey, Saint-Sulpice, and more.
In this case, the puzzle-solving transfers well, but the story, and lead characters, don't fare as well.