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Out of lives on Candy Crush? Tired of begging your ever-shrinking Facebook friends list for lives (shrinking because you keep sending game requests instead... Not Just Another Candy Crush Knock Off

Out of lives on Candy Crush? Tired of begging your ever-shrinking Facebook friends list for lives (shrinking because you keep sending game requests instead of posting cat videos)? Then take a look at these other great app-based games, all built around the concept of the match-three puzzle without being just another cheap imitation. Looking at you there, Bejeweled, Candy Swipe, Jewel Mania, Jelly Splash, et al.

The following games bring a new twist to the three-match experience, all requiring some level of effort other than unfocusing your eyes and moving your finger tip around. From words game to Tetris-like speed, these variations will keep you guessing.

Bake Shop Drop

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This one works a lot like Tetris in that the next pieces drop down on you and you have to position them where you want them to go. Careful, or you could block a line you've been patiently building.