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  • Summary: [WiiWare] Experience a unique combination of strategy and skill as you maintain a level playing field in the physics-based action puzzler You, Me, and the Cubes. The action centers around Fallos, mysterious creatures that resemble humans and have an ability to balance on a playing field of 3-D cubes. First, create a pair of Fallos inside your Wii Remote™ controller by shaking it up and down. Next, determine suitable places for the Fallos to land, then fling them to the selected cube with a swinging motion. After that, the Fallos are on their own. If your placement is sound, the Fallos will remain stable and you'll clear the stage after tossing a required number onto the cubes. But if the weight or locations of Fallos causes the cubes to tilt and sway too much, the Fallos will lose their balance and fall off. Adding to the challenge, you'll find that some cubes have different properties, making tosses tricky and further threatening the stability of the Fallos. Guide Fallos through dozens of single-player stages or invite family and friends to join you in two-player cooperative mode. [Nintendo] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. 90
    Puzzles fans rejoice - another high quality product in your favourite genre has arrived on WiIWare for only 1,000 Nintendo Points.
  2. You, Me and The Cubes offers, like every good puzzle game, a simple and addictive experience, attractive by itself, without many complications.
  3. A simple, stylish, interesting and definitely original action puzzler. [Dec 2009]
  4. 80
    As difficult as it all sounds, You, Me, and the Cubes is actually one of the few games I can play that actually relaxes me.
  5. I really like this game, despite the fact that it can get a little repetitive and the Fallos look sort of ugly.
  6. Just like every good puzzle should be, You Me and the Cubes is based on a simple, yet brilliant concept. There are some flaws, especially regarding the controls and the repetitive gameplay, but it's however a pleasure to play in short sessions.
  7. A well-executed, cleverly designed puzzle game. It won't last you particularly long - while the latter stages are fiendishly difficult, the game isn't infinitely replayable like Tetris, for example.

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  3. Negative: 2 out of 2
  1. NotWorthIt
    Nov 12, 2009
    4
    Gameplay relies more on ridiculous luck than strategy or skill. Use your Wii Points for Tetris Party or Bomberman Blast instead.
  2. GregF
    Jan 15, 2010
    1
    Very disappointed in this game that received excellent reviews. There is little skill involved and the graphics are bland. I played it for an hour and won't play it again. Expand