Don't brush off Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords as just another Bejeweled knock-off. Sure, the puzzle format looks like the classic PDA/online/cell phone favorite, but 1st Playable Productions has wisely blended in some RPG components, which rewards gamers with an incredibly deep experience. The touch-screen controls can be quirky, and the music irritates over time. These problems aside, Puzzle Quest still turns conventional puzzle game play on its ear with addictive party-building and multiplayer options. Even RPG haters might find themselves surprised by this instant classic.

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