Casual gamers will definitely want to take note today of Paradise Jewel, a truly satisfying and relaxing match-3 puzzler for Android where someone – or perhaps something – has put Paradise Island in danger, and it’s up to Marie, the chieftain’s daughter, to head out on an adventure and save the day.
You’ll do all of this by engaging in a series of match-3 puzzles that are easy to learn but hard to master. Along the way, you’ll need to think tactically in order to create explosive, score-boosting combos, called chain reactions or cascades. These can be achieved by building power-up jewels, before unleashing them on the board.
Thankfully, you’ll have some help in the form of special boosters that make getting through the trickier stages a little easier. In general, it’s really looking to be a relaxing experience, with no imposing time limits to stress you out.
The game is visually vibrant, and that breezy island aesthetic makes getting jewel combos even more satisfying. Of course, you’re not going to be alone on your adventure, and you might just spot some adorable parrots and koalas as you progress.
There are also plenty of reasons to keep coming back for more, with tons of achievements to earn, free daily bonuses to pick up, and leaderboards to top. And, in a nice touch, Paradise Jewel can be played anywhere, so you won’t have to worry about needing WI-FI access whenever you fancy playing a few rounds.
Paradise Jewel is out now for free on Android, but iOS players can expect to see it release onto the App Store in January.