GIVEAWAY: Rubik’s Cube – Revival and Reinvention

Parents Pick Rubik’s As One of this Year’s Top Stocking Filler

A new survey has revealed a third of all parents would choose the Rubik’s Cube as a stocking filler for kids this Christmas. The survey, which had 2,000 respondents, also included chocolate and stationery as top stocking solutions.

Rubik’s has fascinated curious minds since the 1980s, and the iconic colourful cube is enjoying a retro revival and a 2019 reinvention to boot.

Rubik's Selection of 2019 puzzles

Whether you’re looking for a small stocking filler, or a new family favourite, Rubik’s is a brand that continues to delight each generation.

Just check out the newly released range from Rubik’s, that are sure to turn an eye with their different but simply smashing new spin on the classic puzzle.

2×2 Rubik’s Cube

The 2×2 Rubik’s Cube consists of 8 corner ‘Cubies’ and operates in much the same way as its biggest brother – The Original Rubik’s Cube.

This smaller Rubik’s Cube can be more easily slipped into a pocket or bag, making this perfect puzzle for on the go. Such a great gift for younger and new puzzle enthusiasts who may not be ready for the full 3 x 3 challenge.

Rubik's 2x2 Cube

The 2×2 Rubik’s Cube might look easy – but don’t be fooled, it is still a challenge with 3,674,160 permutations but a lot of fun to be had along the way.

Rubik’s Edge

The Rubik’s Edge (RRP £9.99) is a great introduction to the new Rubik’s range. The cube is a single layer puzzle with nine cubes in the square. So quite a difference to the well known cube.

Rubik's Edge

With the Rubik’s Edge you can twist and rotate it to find the 192 possible permutations. But beware, it’s harder than you think as only the corner pieces can change position! Don’t be fooled thinking just because its thinner that it’s easier.  It really isn’t!

Rubik’s Cage

Rubiks Cage in box

Drop it. Twist it. Flip it. Win it! The Rubik’s Cage (RRP £19.99) is a fast-paced, fun game of strategy.

The aim is to get three cubes of the same colour in a row but you’ve got to watch-out as players can twist, turn and flip the cage to re-shuffle and deter their opponent.

Rubiks Cage

So quite simply, you could be trying to make your line of 3 vertically, but the cage then can be twisted, dropping your started vertical line, into a completely different side when twisted, putting a whole new spin on the game!

With 4 cubes per colour, the player with the most rows wins!

Rubik’s Orbit

The Rubik’s Orbit (RRP £14.99) is a puzzle with a twist, literally! The aim is to solve all six sides of the 360° rings to have a matching colour all the way around.

Rubik's Orbit in use

Featuring the traditional Rubik’s colours, the Orbit is an exciting update to the classic cube and it really has been a big hit with Jake and Grace. They’ve enjoyed the challenge of trying to match all the colours, but did admit defeat after a while of really giving it many spins and twists.

It has been great fun for all though and a great twist on the classic Rubik’s Cube.

Rubik’s Match


See it. Find it. Match it! Rubik’s Match (RRP £4.99) is the ultimate brain teasing card game. Players must race to build the pattern on the Challenge Cards using their own Cubie Cards. The first person to complete the pattern is the winner!

3×3 Rubik’s Cube

Classic Rubik's Cube

The 3×3 Rubik’s Cube (£12.99)  is The best-selling puzzle in history. 43 quintillion combinations and yet some people can solve it in under 5 seconds, pretty impressive right!

Its unique turning and twisting action and simple iconic colour concept keeps it the World’s number one puzzle.

Our thoughts

Rubik’s has been around a long time now, and it’s great to see it come back now for our own children (and us) to enjoy again. We have had great fun testing this new range out and they all do have the same great Rubik’s play value we have always once loved.

Why not read my previous review Rubik’s Flip & Rubik’s Battle Card Game.

Products available in all good toy stores and online on the Amazon Website. For a full list of stockists, visit John Adam’s website.

Mummy H and Jake

GIVEAWAY

If you would like a chance to win your very own 3×3 Rubik’s Cube, then enter our Rafflecopter below!

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117 Thoughts to “GIVEAWAY: Rubik’s Cube – Revival and Reinvention”

  1. Ellen Stafford

    I had one when I was a child. I could never do it though (unless I cheated by taking it apart and putting it back together again lol)

  2. ElizM

    I remember first seeing the Rubik’s cube when my younger sister was in hospital as a small child – we bought it as one of the shedload of presents for her on the way to the hospital – kept her entertained for ages

  3. Sue McCarthy

    I could only ever get 3 side done. My sister however, used to pull hers apart and put it back together completed!

  4. Angela Sharp

    I remember me and my brother trying to work out a Rubik’s cube and really getting no where! We wanted to peal the stickers off and cheat so that we look like we managed it. Now my daughter has been wanting one so I would love to win her one.

  5. Dale Dow

    I loved trying them out but I could never solve one no matter how hard I tried!

  6. anneperry23

    My son is a wiz at this game. I will need to watch a video explaining how to solve this puzzle.

  7. Val Pownall

    Oh my word! I didn’t know there were so many different versions of this! We still have our old Rubik’s cube from years ago, still unsolved, and I’m still determined to one day solve it. Although it hardly turns now. Worn out with the effort!

  8. Alison Johnson

    I remember a challenge at Junior school in the playground to see who could solve the Rubiks cube the fastest. I even have an old photo of the challenge, it was sunny, everyone looked either confused or was concentrating really hard & the headmaster was shouting encouragement. (it actually looks like he’s shouting in the photo!)

  9. Alice Dixon

    As teenagers me and my new husband used to sit together trying the complete a Rubik’s cube, we still have it and still haven’t managed it!

  10. Emily Hutchinson (@emilyh13)

    Back in the days before we had mobile phones to entertain us, I used to take my rubiks cube on my long bus journey to college to while away the time.

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