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8.0 out of 10

Puzzle Quest 2

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Overall 8
8.0

Puzzle Quest 2 review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: AI is fairer and less lucky, Pummel tiles add cool weaponry, Attractive isometric map
  • Cons: Viewing mana is a pain, Navigating the map is clunky, Character sound bites are lame
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Overall 7
7.2

Puzzle Quest 2

Auracore MediaWorks
22 February 2011
  • Summary: Puzzle Quest 2 comes out looking like a tarnished gem.
  • Pros: Lots of mini-games; same puzzling gameplay as the original; new point of view makes the game feel fresh.
  • Cons: Issues with game pacing; new defense element makes battles feel far too long; lack of interesting equipment; spell resistances make for extremely frustrating moments.
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Overall 7
7.2

Puzzle Quest 2

Auracore MediaWorks
22 February 2011
  • Summary: Puzzle Quest 2 comes out looking like a tarnished gem.
  • Pros: Lots of mini-games; same puzzling gameplay as the original; new point of view makes the game feel fresh.
  • Cons: Issues with game pacing; new defense element makes battles feel far too long; lack of interesting equipment; spell resistances make for extremely frustrating moments.
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Overall 7
6.7

Expert Review

GamingNexus
4 August 2010
  • Conclusion: After two years of nothing but rocky seas, Puzzle Quest 2 manages to right the ship and correct the course. D3's newest Nintendo DS game is everything you could want in a sequel, from improved graphics to enhanced gameplay. Still, the freshness of the original is likely gone forever!
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
30 July 2010
  • Summary: My love for Puzzle Quest knows no bounds. I was absolutely giddy to get my hands on the sequel. Imagine my disappointment when it turned out to be merely good, not great. The core match-three gameplay is nearly identical. The mechanical changes from the original are uniformly excellent, cleverly eliminating the more egregious abuses of the game’s systems. I love the unusual boards for different encounters, as well.
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Overall 9
8.5

NDS Review - 'Puzzle Quest 2'

WorthPlaying
19 July 2010
  • Summary: Puzzle Quest 2 features a blend of match-3 gem matching and fantasy, with a simple but meaningful role playing experience, using all-new weapons, spells, and shields that make every decision meaningful in the deepest puzzle adventure yet.
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Overall 9
8.5

Puzzle Quest 2

Nintendo World Report
14 July 2010
  • Summary: D3Publisher follows up their 2007 hit with a sequel that is both addictive and polished.
  • Pros: Polished interface, RPG exploration is a nice addition
  • Cons: No online multiplayer
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Overall 8
8.0

Puzzle Quest 2 Review

AtomicGamer
7 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Over the course of the last three years, game developer Infinite Interactive has really been cranking 'em out. After its original sleeper hit Puzzle Quest , the team went on to create a surprising number of variations on its genre-bending theme. (If you don't know, Puzzle Quest created a mash-up even more unlikely than Susan Boyle and Marilyn Manson by blending hardcore RPG elements with casual Bejewelled -style match-three gameplay.
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Overall 9
8.5

Puzzle Quest 2

gamervision.com
2 July 2010
  • Excerpt: It has been three years since D3 published Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords , a game that blended together the RPG and puzzle genres in a way no one though possible. The result was, simply put, magical, and proved more addictive than anyone expected. Since then, the style of gameplay has been replicated on several occasions, and the puzzle/RPG game type has slowly evolved into an entire genre, featuring such hits as Gyromancer and Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes.
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 8
8.0
Funfactor 9
9.0

Puzzle Quest 2

Digital Chumps
1 July 2010
  • Conclusion: Puzzle Quest 2 is a worthy sequel to the original title. Despite some parts of the game being more simplistic overall, the exploration of the catacombs is far more enthralling than the over world from Challenge of the Warlords. With a lengthier adventure, extra types of mini-games, and an improved layout, Puzzle Quest 2 still retains the flair of the original title.
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