Wii U eShop / SNES
The in-game tutorial, the greatest puzzle
The early batch of Wii U Virtual Console games have followed a bit of a trend, in that they serve up familiar retro goodies with a few Wii U specific extras. For Europeans there's been the extra treat of getting these classics in their 60Hz variety, but in the case of Mario's Super Picross the treat is...
Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo
You won't pi cross buying this
Ask anybody to name some Mario puzzlers and you'll most likely hear Dr. Mario, maybe Wario's Woods, Yoshi or Yoshi's Cookie. They never name the best of the lot though — Mario's Super Picross, or its predecessor, 1995 Game Boy title
About The Game
More than 10 years before Picross DS, there was Mario's Super Picross for Super Nintendo. This classic 'picture crossword' game, previously unavailable outside of Japan, features hundreds of relaxing yet challenging brainteasers.
Each Picross puzzle consists of a grid of tiles which reveal a picture when solved correctly. In Mario's main game mode, a wrong move means losing precious time. However, in the more difficult Wario puzzles, mistakes are not indicated and the timer counts upwards!
Like Picross DS, Mario's Super Picross also features a save ability that lets you return to a puzzle later, and various background melodies.