Picross 3D

Picross 3D

2010

System
DS
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
HAL Laboratory

8.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 10

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Puzzle
Release Date

DS

  • 3rd May 2010 (USA)
  • 5th Mar 2010 (UK/EU)
  • 3rd Mar 2009 (JPN)
Tags
Picross
Official Site
nintendo.co.jp

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Reviews

  • 33

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    Review Picross 3D

    Box clever

    Longstanding nonogram puzzle fans will know that Picross games have been a part of Nintendo gaming for the best part of fifteen years. The excellent Mario's Picross appeared for the Game Boy way back in 1995, but this quintessentially Japanese pastime – where a matrix of squares is carefully shaded in to reveal simple, blocky pictures...

About The Game

Picross 3D is based on the worldwide popular Picross DS puzzle game.

Picross 3D moves the action into three dimensions and blends the logical challenge of a number-based puzzle with the excitement of discovering the hidden images within.

Features:

  • Players start with a solid block of cubes marked with numbers on the end of each row. The numbers represent the number of blocks that will remain in that row. If the number five is marked on the end of a row of six blocks, for example, one of those blocks must be eliminated. But which one? Players must deduce the answer based on the numbers marked on other rows.
  • Players tap a hammer to eliminate blocks they think don’t belong or use a paintbrush to mark ones they think should stay.
  • Once all the appropriate blocks have been chipped away, a fun object will be revealed. There are more than 350 objects to discover in the game
  • Picross 3D lets players create their own customised puzzles. Players can either share their creations with other Picross 3D players via a local wireless connection or use their broadband Internet connection and Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection to submit their puzzles into a monthly contest. Winners will have their puzzles featured in free weekly downloads available to all Picross 3D players.
  • If multiple people want to play Picross 3D, game owners can also send a few sample puzzles to others via DS Download Play without the need of a second Game Card.