Excerpt: How does Nintendo keep doing it? They continue to innovate, and come up with fresh, new creative ideas. Sure those of us at Family Friendly Gaming can relate to coming up with so many awesome new ideas, but still Nintendo continues to impress me.
Excerpt: Picross DS is not the first in its genre. Many years ago Mario’s Picross was released on the original Game Boy and the NES. The Japanese game didn’t sell all too well on the Western market, but those that bought the game really enjoyed it because of its simplicity and originality.
Conclusion: This review might seem a tad short for a game with so much content. The fact of the matter is it is very difficult to review a game with nearly no graphical interface, no stirring soundtrack, and no characters to speak of.
Summary: There are a couple of faults but they’re easily overlooked, if you don’t like logic puzzle games though you won’t like this. It takes time and effort to complete the harder level puzzles but it’s a very worthwhile experience to get there.
Excerpt: Over the last few years, the 'funny pages' at the back of the daily newspapers have seen a major change. The humble crossword has been joined by a whole host of new grid-based puzzles, which have pushed the comic strips and word searches to one side, replacing them with numerous number-based...
Excerpt: Unless you grew up having played Mario’s Picross for the Game Boy, odds
are that you don’t know much about this puzzle, but at the same time,
odds are that you played it at one point in your life.
Excerpt: Brain teasing puzzle games all the rage these days, with the gird based numbers game Sudoku leading the charge. Picross DS is an interesting addition to the genre that is fun for as long as it lasts but it certainly won't leave an impression the way more notable puzzle games like Sudoku or Tetris...