Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

The GoCube is a Rubik’s Cube with a twist – and it’s coming very soon

A new smart puzzle from a company named Particula is launching later this week. The GoCube is a connected Rubik’s Cube that offers a modern take on the classic puzzle. 

The GoCube was announced last month, but we now we have a firm release date for the redesigned Rubik’s Cube. The GoCube will be sold from the company’s website beginning the 15th of August and will make its way onto Amazon by the 1st of September. 

Related: The Ultimate Back to School Gadget Guide

The GoCube is priced at $99 (~£82) and can be bought in a wide variety of bundles – including ones with multiple cubes and a range of accessories.

The $99.95 price will get you the GoCube Edge Full Pack. The GoCube Edge is a version of the cube that gives you access to online leaderboards and the ability to digitally compete with your friends. The pack also includes the sleek looking charging stand – which acts as a phone stand too – as well as a pouch for travelling and custom USB charger.

The new take on the Rubik’s Cube is making its way to market following a successful crowdfunding campaign which brought in $1.1 million.

Related: Best iPhone games

The GoCube has been modernised with a range of features – enabled by the sensors onboard. The sensors track and measure activity as well as the cube’s positioning. 

Once connected to Android or iOS, a full digital representation of your GoCube can be displayed. This tracking allows for a wide range of challenges and games to be completed using the cube.

The new cube even aims to enhance further on the original Rubik’s Cube design without the need for its tracking tech. The GoCube is designed as a Speed Cube – allowing puzzlers to complete the challenge as fast as possible with a lower likelihood of the blocks getting stuck.

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2004, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have 9 million users a month around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.