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Puzzles are perfect time killers on iPhone. Whether you have some down time, or just want to take some time to sharpen your problem solving skills for a few minutes every day, puzzle iPhone games come in handy. Mercutio is one of those games. It’s a cool, simple game of matching discs that will test your ability to plan ahead and mix and match discs of different colors in a way that bags you the most points possible.

Here is how the game works. You have four different kinds of discs that you can put on the grid. You can only put them down in groups of 4 (horizontally, vertically, or in a 2*2 space). Your goal is to overlap your groups as much as possible to earn the most points. The game comes with 200 different levels, so you can keep playing until you run out of time. The game may sound simple on the surface, but you do need to think a bit to improve your score with every try.

Like most modern puzzle games for iPhone, Mercutio comes with an international high scores and social gaming features to help you have more fun on your phone. The game also saves your progress automatically, so you can always get back to it in the future without having to start the game from scratch. All in all, if you are looking for a simple, fun puzzle game to play on your phone, Mercutio is a nice one to try.

Ratings: 8/10

Win It

The good people behind this exciting app (check their blog) have been kind enough to provide us with 3 free coupons to giveaway to iAF readers. The competition will run for 11/6 to 11/13/09, but since we don’t want you to be waiting days to get your code, we will give away one code each day (unless there are no winners in which case the competition goes on until we find our 3 winners). Here is how to enter:

  1. Watch this video, comeback here and leave a comment about what you like about this puzzle.
  2. Follow @iphoneness and tweet the following message (or click here) : “Mercutio for iPhone Giveaway! Follow @iphoneness and enter for your chance here:”

You need to do both steps to enter. Please make sure you leave a working e-mail address with your comment or your entry is void. Do not leave duplicate comments. The contest starts on 11/6 and ends on 11/13. Each day we will giveaway one code (until we hit 3). If there are no winners, the competition gets extended by one day (until 11/13). The winners are chosen by

Good luck and please spread the word about the developers of this excellent game.

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