Groove out to ELOH
Author: Brandon Girod
Date: 30 Oct 2018, tested on HTC One M8
Insanely good visuals, peaceful puzzle environment, fantastic music
Only features 85 levels
Mobile game platforms have kind of been a haven for puzzle games in the past decade, mostly because it makes the games so easily accessible and they’re the perfect type of game to play on the go. With that, we’ve been blessed to have such great puzzle games like ELOH for Android. They’re fun games that really allow visual artists express themselves in fun ways.
The first thing you’ll probably notice about ELOH is its unique, almost papercraft aesthetic. I’ve never really seen anything look quite like this and I was intrigued by the art style and the way it really brought the game to life. The gameplay isn’t a slouch, either. The objective is to create a path that allows you to ricochet a red ball across bricks and ultimately end at the desired location.
Manipulating the blocks is as easy as dragging them around. There is no aim indicator to give you any kind of idea of where the ball will travel, so many of the puzzles must be solved through trial and error, which is fine. You can start and stop the red balls when you want, so there is no failing in the sense that you’ll have to start over. Instead, you can make subtle adjustments until you get the blocks where you want them.
ELOH is a game that looks good on paper and plays as good as it looks. There are no ads or unlocks you have to worry about. Your $2.99 gets you full access to everything in the game, so you can rest easy knowing you get everything out of the box.