Two Dots, the latest installment of connecting the dots Windows Phone games

Two Dots is a casual, Windows Phone puzzle game that appears to be the third installment of connect-the-dot styled games from Data Arc. Two Dots follows Pop The Dots and Dots, sharing the same minimalistic design and mildly addictive game play.

Two Dots has over three hundred levels of play, which gives the game a little staying power and while game play is easy to pick up, it's no pushover. Two Dots does a nice job of picking up where Pop The Dots left off and is an entertaining puzzle game for Windows Phone 8.

Two Dots Layout

Two Dots' main menu offers two options that include jumping into game play and accessing the game's settings. Settings cover turning on/off the sound and upgrade the game to the premium version ($2.49) that will remove the ad support. The 350 levels of play are organized in groups. Each level is progressively unlocked within the grouping and the groups become unlocked as you earn stars during game play.

While Two Dots is a free, ad-supported game the ads aren't overbearing. You do have a full-page ad that pops up here and there but not enough to beat you into submission. You could probably live without the IAP to get rid of them.

Game Play

Game play with Two Dots takes on a match-three feel in that you have to connect two or more of the same colored dots. You can connect dots vertically, horizontally or diagonally and the more dots connected, the more points earned. Each level will either have a defined goal with a time or move limit. For example, one level may call on you to reach a scoring goal within ten moves or collect a set number of a particular colored dot before time expires.

The higher your score with each level dictates how many stars you earn (up to three) and your cumulative star count will eventually unlock additional groups of levels. As you move through the levels, game play does become more challenging. However, the first group of gaming levels is a little on the easy side to help you get more accustomed to game play without too much pressure.

Overall Impression

The Two Dots game style is an appealing option for those times you need a time killer or just want to play a challenging game that isn't overly involved.

While Two Dots offers more gaming levels, it is a little odd that the developer didn't update the previous gaming titles with more levels. There really isn't much difference in these three titles. Dots does have a leaderboard though.

Overall, Two Dots is a fun game for Windows Phone 8. It is a game that isn't too complicated, challenging enough to avoid being too easy and a nice way to pass the time with.

Note: This game is not affiliated with the iOS version that bears the same name and similar design.

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

  • Should have at least changed the icon and graphics a bit ...  It is exactly the same concept as this ...
  • Its a rip off of this iOS app... With the logo for "Two Dots" on iOS (Link you posted)   Looks like this dev rips off a lot of other peoples work...
  • Can some one tell me a good time pass game may be just like cloud raiders....These people in WP just red reviewing some LollyPop games...Its boring give me some names....
  • More rip off games that will probably be more popular than the original (see threes and 2048)
  • I completed 2048 What's next
  • DCD - Dots connecting the dots is a whole lot better than this.
  • I think the ios version is free. ):
  • This is nothing like the iOS version. It looks to be a very poor rip off of the original "Dots" game that appeared on iOS a while back. If only dev's who rip off others ideas did a better job!
  • The pictures show ads, so thats a no-go for me.
  • App link are of "Dots" game in WPC mobile app & laptop too
  • Dude has same last name as me.
  • I've been loving the IOS game twodots on my iPod and was just suckered into paying $2.49 for this when it is NOT twodots. It's not even close. You don't eliminate colours by making squares, there are no bombs, no anchor levels, none of the snappy threes-ish soundtrack. This is shit.
  • And this is why I don't buy games that don't have a trial, even if a website like wpcentral "likes" it. Most of these games are just rehashes of stuff already done and ultimately end up being boring. Or, even if they are brand new, have no depth whatsoever.