One of the best free games Android has to offer.
Wading through the endless Android freebies is on a par with being a regional X-Factor judge. Half the time you're not sure whether to laugh or cry. Mostly you just wish that dignity and self-awareness will save the day, but it generally doesn't.
Mouse Trap isn't going to change anyone's world. You might not even feel compelled to show it off to a mate. It's basic, looks like crap and it's not even slightly original, but that won't stop you from playing it for hours on end.
Even the premise is painfully dull: get the mouse to the exit by sliding blocks out of the way in the shortest number of moves. Whoop-de-doo.
But once you actually get on with playing it, there's a rapid realization that it's making your brain happy. You solve one puzzle. You want more. Then it's on to another. And another. A few dozen later and, oh, your train has reached its destination.
The fact that you'll almost resent ending your commute probably tells you all you need to know about Mouse Trap. That there are 1900 levels of the stuff might not be such good news for anyone else trying to sell mobile games.
Used under license from Eurogamer.
What's Hot: Strangely addictive, free, 1900 puzzles.
What's Not: Boring concept, minimal presentation.