Up!

Earn a $20 Reward with every $200 spent
In store and Online >> Learn about MarblesCASH
Free Standard Shipping on orders $19.99+*
menu
Home > Marbles: the Brain Blog > The V-Cube 3 is Here!

Marbles: the Brain Blog


Subscribe
The V-Cube 3 is Here!
By Jeff
4/20/2012 9:00:00 AM
V-Cube 3Cubes, or "Twisty Puzzles", are among the most popular of our Coordination games, and are many people's introduction to the world of puzzles. Indeed, the granddaddy of them all, the Rubik's Cube, is widely considered to be the world's best-selling toy. We've always loved innovation, and when Greek engineer Panagiotis Verdes patented and released his V-Cube 5 in 2008, Marbles was able to showcase them in our stores. Since then, his company Verdes Innovations has produced a multitude of variations, including the V-Cube 7, the V-Cube 2, and now the V-Cube 3. Whether you are new to cube puzzles or have been collecting and competing in speed tournaments for years, the V-Cube 3's innovations will be intriguing and worth adding to your shelf. To start with, the sides are slightly curved, or "pillowed" which allow one to see the colors on sides not facing the player much easier. Many BrainCoaches agree that the pillowed edges fit nicely in one's hand, and are simply more aesthetically pleasing. Another innovation worth mentioning is the smoothness of the mechanics of the V-Cube. Whereas the original Rubik's Cube came out of the box stiff, and needed to be "broken in"(indeed, there is even special lubricant designed for oiling the cube's gears one can purchase), the V-Cube comes out of the box ready for play and has a smooth flow to its design that increases the tempo of its possible moves and makes for much better practice for anyone interested in speed-solving, or breaking one's own previous record. Another great aspect of the V-Cube is that its design may actually make it easier to solve; not that there are shortcuts involved, but in this age of YouTube channels and video tutorials anyone can do an online search and within minutes be directed to a multitude of video demos showing you the various algorithms that help in solving this most perplexing of puzzles. Marbles is proud to introduce our customers and fans to the newest member of the V-Cube family, the V-Cube 3x3! http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/v-cube-3 Other V-Cubes also available: The V-Cube 2: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/v-cube-2-curved The V-Cube 5: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/v-cube-5 The V-Cube 7: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/v-cube-7 And for the traditionalist, for a limited time we also offer on our website the original: http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/rubik-s-cube-3x3 As well as "The Ultimate Guide": http://www.marblesthebrainstore.com/cube

Currently rated 0 by 0 people

Tags: N/A
Categories: Coordination, Brainy Fun

Comments:

No Comments have been submitted.

   
 
Write your own comment
 
  Your name (required):  
   
  Your email address (required):  
     
  Your website address (optional):  
   
  Submit a Picture No larger than 250kb (optional):  
   
  Submit a video via URL (optional):  
   
  Your comments (required):  
   
   
 
Text From Image:
 
   
 
Include comments
Recent Posts
Stress Awareness Day
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Autism Awareness Month
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 5 / 1
Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens with Sphero's BB-8 App!
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Star Wars™ Episode XIII Rumors
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 5 / 2
What else can I do to maintain brain health?
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 5 / 1
6 Life Lessons Kids Learn by Playing Games
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
Studies Continue to Confirm That Physical Exercise is Key to Brain Health
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
How perfect is it that Pi day coincides with Einstein’s birthday?
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 4 / 1
The Odds of Winning Super Bowl Squares
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 5 / 2
Alone Time is Really Good for You
  Comments: 0
  Rating: 0 / 0
 
Archive
2016
 April (3)
 March (5)
 February (6)
 January (7)
 
2015
 December (6)
 November (10)
 October (6)
 August (4)
 July (3)
 May (1)
 February (1)
 January (2)
 
 
Authors
angie (6)
Austin Call (1)
BrainCoach Amanda (1)
BrainCoach Dan (1)
BrainCoach Derik (47)
BrainCoach Hallie (1)
BrainCoach Henry (1)
BrainCoach Nick (1)
BrainCoach Paulette (9)
Chrissy (4)
Derik (4)
editor (1)
halliesteube (1)
Jeff (7)
Joni Gatz-Bauman (1)
Marbles Blog (37)
Marbles Brain Workshop (1)
Marbles: the Brain Store (1)
Paulette (43)
scottbrown (1)
 
Categories
Brainy Recipes (1)
Exercise (1)
About Marbles (16)
New at Marbles (8)
From the Brain Workshop (8)
Brain Health News (25)
Trivia (3)
Brain Teasers (2)
Visual Perception (7)
Word Skills (4)
Coordination (20)
Critical Thinking (15)
Memory (36)
Full Brain Workout (3)
For Teachers (4)
Brainy Fun (49)
BrainCoach Recommends (10)
Store Events (3)
Books (8)
 
Blog Roll
No Blog Rolls Available
 
Close
Sign Up!