Rubik’s cube has been an amazingly popular mechanical puzzle since long; and is often recommended for children who require sharpening their logical skills and needing to develop an eye for detail. Such has been the fame of this puzzle that various tournaments have also been organized in the past related to quick solving of Rubik’s cube and some time challenges. Since computers are a common platform today for playing games, this puzzle has also been developed for playing on PC. At first place, it may seem impossible for a computer game to achieve that level of hassle free playing as found in a mechanical puzzle, but you just need to give a single look to Rubik`s Cube v.1.1.0 to get addicted to it.
Rubik`s Cube v.1.1.0 is a browser based flash game made available by Novel Games Limited. The game launches with a menu showing an option for starting the game and viewing the high scores list. After you click the ‘Start’ button, you will get shorthand instructions for playing the game and manipulating the sides of the cube. In the game, you can see a 3D cube and arrows in the periphery of each visible block on the sides; and each arrow points towards the direction in which the slab will move upon clicking that arrow. The rules and the cube setup is same as in the classic game with nine blocks on each face of the cube and the player has the target to arrange all identically colored blocks on each face of the cube. You will see the running timer and number of moves continuously during you session.
Rubik`s Cube v.1.1.0 is overall, a nice reproduction of the classic game for playing on PC and offers a nice interface for hassle free handling of the cube, leading it to score four points out of five.