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Pure Chess (3DS eShop)

Game Profile

Pure Chess will include three stunning locations and three different sets of chess pieces to play with in a selection of different materials.

The game also features 10 different skill levels which are tuned at the high levels by a genuine chess Grandmaster. It also features 100 chess puzzles to scratch your head over, a single player tournament mode, three levels of difficulty, and online multiplayer.

Game Review

Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

En Passable

VooFoo Studios took on a tough challenge in not only producing cross-platform online chess multiplayer, but achieving it on both the Wii U and the 3DS. Pure Chess immediately earns credit right away, in that case, as a technical example of what can be...

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User Comments (2)

deadaccount

#1

deadaccount said:

booh! Slow online, no zoom or camera turn on 3ds, bad resolutions on all texts and a overpriced dlc (15€ tree set) is just a booh! Beside this, the eshop descriptions promises HD graphics on the 3DS...

Stay on iOS-the place where you belong! Wondered how Nintendo QA failed such big?..

Dyl_73

#2

Dyl_73 said:

Big fail for the 3DS version. Poor camera that won't move. White pieces can be virtually invisible on white spaces. Pointless DLC. Worst version of them all. 3/10.

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