Excerpt: There are games that defy explanation, and categorization. Meteos is one such game. Nintendo does an amazing job creating new, and innovative experiences within the video game industry. Again Meteos is one such game. This is a puzzle game that adds some RPG (role playing game) elements. The main goal while playing the game is to move blocks up and down until they line up three or more (either horizontally, or vertically).
Conclusion: It’s hard to think that a puzzle game could work on so many levels to the point where it’s almost an instant classic. Unless you absolutely despise puzzle games, there isn’t any logic you could provide supporting not getting Meteos. The controls work flawlessly with the DS and forces you to get better as you play. Meteos really stands out in being such a simple game while displaying creativity and easy of use.
Excerpt: I've done it. I think I've finally been able to come up with a way of describing Meteos in a nutshell. It's the videogame equivalent of a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. For those of you not familiar with The Hitch Hikers' Guide To The Galaxy (all two of you), a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster is described by the guide as being like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped around a gold brick.
Excerpt: Metoes is a fast-paced, innovative puzzle game for the Nintendo DS. You represent a planet, which is being attacked by the planet Meteo. Meteo\'s attack consists of various colored Meteos, and when three or more of them are lined up together, they ignite, which can cause them to fly off of the screen and attack the rogue planet.
Excerpt: Japanese game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi has won legions of fans around the world in recent years, and not just for the infamous vibrating controller incident. His unique style of blending music and graphic art seamlessly into puzzle gameplay has wowed critics and gamers since his Dreamcast debut, Rez.
Conclusion: Gamers jaded from playing the same game designs over and over should see this simple and excellent puzzle game as a breath of fresh air, and people who have never picked up a controller before can easily learn the basics of a game like Meteos. I have seen this with my own eyes. Sisters, female friends, cousins, all types of people who either have not played games in years or possibly ever are all willing to give Meteos a try, and some even become addicted (it was a huge...
Excerpt: Meteos is a quality puzzler, and along with Kirby: Canvas Curse, is
considered to have been the first great game for the Nintendo DS,
helping carry the DS until the release of Nintendogs and Advance Wars:
Dual Strike in August. It was developed by Q Entertainment, formed by
Masahiro Sakurai (famous for creating the Super Smash Bros. and
Kirby series), also the creator of the excellent PSP puzzler, Lumines.
Excerpt: Features Cartridge Save 1-4 Players Wireless Multiplayer (single cartridge and multiple cartridges) Dual Screen Compatible Touch Screen Compatible Introduction Many people associate Tetris as being one of the greatest puzzle games ever. With that being the case many have tried to copy the formula which was laid down by this original game. Nintendo recently sent me its latest entry into the puzzle genre, Meteos.