Picross 3D (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Picross 3D is a pseudo-sequel to Picross DS. As with the original game, the player's goal is to uncover the hidden image by using the number clues as a guide. Unlike Picross DS, where the puzzles were flat, in this game, each puzzle is encased in a cube of a varying size and shape. By chipping away and rotating the cube, the player can reveal the hidden picture.

The game has approximately 350 puzzles, across a variety of different themes. Each puzzle is grouped into a particular theme, such as Beach, Sports, or Fire. When all the puzzles are found for a theme, a medal is added to the theme to indicate that it is complete. Nearly every puzzle has a possibility for a three star rating. To earn all three stars, the player must:
  • Solve the puzzle;
  • Complete the puzzle within the time limit;
  • Not make any mistakes.
As with Picross DS, this game features a puzzle creator. The player can create their own puzzles and then, using Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, send them onto the Internet to trade with friends, as well as receive additional ones.

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Alternate Titles

  • "立体ピクロス" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Rittai Picross" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Sep 18, 2010 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
4Players.de Mar 01, 2010 90 out of 100 90
WiiDSFrance Mar 11, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot May 05, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN May 03, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 05, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Play.tm Mar 15, 2010 80 out of 100 80
Thunderbolt Games May 10, 2010 8 out of 10 80
JeuxActu Mar 05, 2010 15 out of 20 75
Random Access Aug 16, 2014 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2010 – Best DS Game of the Year
    • 2010 – #3 Best Dexterity Game of the Year

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Ben K (23096) added Picross 3D (Nintendo DS) on Jun 15, 2010