Excerpt: Picross 3D is a thought provoking puzzle video game on the Nintendo DS that relies on luck more often than skill. If the number is two then you know there are two blocks in a row that need to stay. If there is a circle of square around the number then they are on the same row, but separated.
Summary: Even with the interface issues,
manages to outshine many other budget titles. The puzzle creation mode is easy to use, and sharing puzzles via the Nintendo DS Wi-Fi connection is simple and fun. With all the different puzzles and the easy learning curve, any puzzle-playing fan will love
Summary: What it lacks in presentation, Picross 3D makes up for in sheer fun, addictiveness, and replayability. The game fits the DS like a glove from top to bottom, making it almost a necessity for DS owners.
Awesome, but very challenging, depth perception puzzle game.
Common Sense Media
14 September 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Picross 3-D requires patience and a good use of strategy. Much of that strategy is outlined in the lengthy tutorial. Kids used to fast-paced action may need to be reminded that blind block-smashing (as tempting as it may be sometimes) will raretly lead them to a correct...
Excerpt: The task of putting the appeal of a puzzle game into words always presents a challenge. Take Tetris , for instance. It's a game where you move falling blocks into columns and then watch with delight as they flash and disappear so that you can move more falling blocks into columns and repeat the...
Excerpt: The original Picross DS (the name is a portmanteau of picture and crossword) was launched in May 2007 and presented us with a surprisingly captivating game mechanic that soon captured the hearts of puzzle lovers all over the world.