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1. Posted: Fri 21st Dec 2012 00:37 GMT
"Play a round of Sudoku, do a relaxing puzzle or make the other player's ships sink to the bottom of the sea. A grand total of 25 game types in three magnificently themed worlds provide plenty of variety and lots of fun. Accept the challenge and try to collect all the trophies. But be warned - it won't be easy! Every game learns and adapts to your abilities!"
Anybody grab this one yet?
Edited on Fri 21st December, 2012 @ 00:38 by grumblegrumble
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2. Posted: Fri 21st Dec 2012 04:16 GMT
I was planing to, but I bought two random DSiWare instead.
I hope it's good to download it later.
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3. Posted: Fri 21st Dec 2012 04:35 GMT
I hear you. If my 3DS has one more Sudoku game on it I think the world may end. Oops.
4. Posted: Sat 22nd Dec 2012 04:50 GMT
All right, so I went ahead and got this because I like game collections, and wanted a downloadable version. I'll try to help out anyone who's thinking of getting it.
The game is just about exactly what I expected. I'd imagine it lands a 6 or 7 from the upcoming NL review. The games play very well, there is decent variety, but there's nothing outstanding. Each game keeps your high score (would have liked a Top 5) which is nice, and the game is perfect for short bursts, but I've also found myself playing some of the games for fairly long stints. For example, I like it's version of Yahtzee. I can't quite get a gold trophy on it, and it keeps me playing it over and over.
Speaking of, the trophies are a nice touch because it gives you a reason to play all "55" games. Many are repeats of others, such as different themed jigsaw and slider puzzles. I haven't even played them all, but I'll get to them eventually. I like having the goal of getting all the golds.
It really is a great game to have right on your 3DS without having to switch carts, and the $6 is just about right. I will definitely get my money's worth. It's a solid game that gets the job done.
As a side note, I was actually a little annoyed when I saw Joindots was putting this out right after I bought 3D MahJongg, but the MahJongg in the 3D collection is nowhere near as good the game solely dedicated to it so I don't regret my initial purchase.
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5. Posted: Sat 22nd Dec 2012 04:59 GMT
I was kinda suprised because of that. I'm glad to know the mahjong in this is more simple, that way I won't regret my purchase of 3D Mahjongg
6. Posted: Sat 22nd Dec 2012 07:31 GMT
@Krim Thanks for the review! I like what you have to say about it, it sounds appealing! I'm still playing Puzzler World XL and Crosswords Plus pretty much every day, not sure I have time for another huge collection of games, but maybe later.. Gonna see what NL has to say about it too.
7. Posted: Sat 22nd Dec 2012 08:03 GMT
Wow, so I just played a game of Checkers on this thing and I've never seen rules like this. Every piece starts with the ability to move forward AND backward, and if you get a king it can travel over multiple empty spots to jump over an opposing piece. Weird.
Got gold on Yahtzee finally.
8. Posted: Thu 27th Dec 2012 06:29 GMT
In your opinion, @Krimbatize, what score would you give this game?
9. Posted: Thu 27th Dec 2012 17:00 GMT
I would probably give it a solid 6, almost a 7. Not a bad game, but not spectacular. I wanted to have a fun collection of games on my 3DS that I could play without switching carts, and I got what I was looking for. Some of the individual games (like the slider puzzles) are things I'll never touch, but the games that I have enjoyed I have put a surprising amount of time into. I like the 5 Dice game, there's a fun Match 3 game, and a Pipe Dream type of game. I've played the entire collection for just over 9 hours already, mostly in short bursts to kill time during a commute or whatever.
Going for a gold trophy on some of the games has been a fun challenge, too. Often, you'll beat a game easily the first time, but that will only be good enough for a bronze trophy. Then, they'll ramp up the difficulty a little and you'll have to beat it on the tougher level to get a better trophy. If you fail, they drop the difficulty down again. They do this for games like Sudoku, Connect Four, and a few others.
I think a price point of $5 would have been more appropriate, but it seems like it's the same version as the full retail release of the game, so getting it for $6 is still a pretty good bargain.
So, to sum up, if you're a fan of these types of games, I think it's worth the download. If you're not, there's nothing here that will change your mind.