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Picross S

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

50%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchSep 28, 2017

Developer: Jupiter Corporation

Genre: Puzzle

The new Picross series is now playable on Nintendo Switch! Comes with Picross and Mega Picross, with 300 puzzles in total, including plenty of difficulty levels. Traditional Picross with comfortable controls! We've brought back the handy assist functions, too. Check out the tutorial for more details. Even if you're new to Picross, give it a try! Unique to the Nintendo Switch version, two players can now play simultaneously! Enjoy with friends and family! Picross is a picture crossword puzzle game that uses numbers as hints to complete an illustration. The rules are simple and easy to understand, so anyone can pick it up and enjoy.

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A fantastic puzzle game that is almost perfect on the Nintendo Switch.

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Picross S is the epitome of a one-trick pony, it knows exactly the kind of experience it's going to deliver and it does just that. Those of you that loved the Picross e games will find plenty to love here, as this is essentially just another 300 (well, 150) puzzles, now with local multiplayer support. Still, it all comes off as being a bit bland, while the absence of Micross and mission systems seen elsewhere makes Picross S feel like a lazy sequel. We give this a recommendation to fans of puzzle games, or anybody looking for a slower paced game for their Switch. Just don't go into this one expecting a comprehensive, ultimate entry in the series.

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The game's basis did not change and it's still Picross as everyone knows it but the lack of use of the touch screen and the absence of pointers when playing on a television screen could have made it a more pleasant experience. What makes Picross S more difficult to digest is the size of the game screen, which does not change compared to its predecessors, a decision that is unjustifiable.

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Picross S A lazy version of Picross that offers nothing new compared to the 3DS versions, doesn't use the Switch properly, offers the same pictures in its two modes and offers very little with the multiplayer mode. Better go on 3DS.

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