DescriptionPuzzle Quest: Galactrix is, just like its predecessor, a mix of many different genres. At its core there is a Bejeweled-style match-3 puzzle game. In Galactrix, the gems the player has to match have been changed to hexagon shapes, making diagonal matches possible. Also, new gems are filled in from whatever side the player last removed a gem, making the gameplay even more complex.
The game's back story is this time set in the future, and the player has a large galaxy map to explore. In each star system, there are a number of planets, asteroids, leap gates and space stations. The player has to accept missions which further the background story, but they can also choose to do side quests like mining for raw materials that can be sold for varying prices in each solar system.
During the course of the game, the player can pick up several side characters which bring along with them mini games, like constructing devices for the player's ships or hacking leap gates to access new areas on the map. The core gameplay revolves around battling other space ships though. Successful battles will result in more intel (the equivalent of experience points), which in turn helps leveling up the player's hero, increasing their stats.
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The Press Says
|IGN||Nintendo DS||Feb 19, 2009||8.4 out of 10||84|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||Feb 27, 2009||83 out of 100||83|
|GameFocus||Xbox 360||Apr 17, 2009||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Game Over Online||Xbox 360||Apr 16, 2009||80 out of 100||80|
|Games Radar||Nintendo DS||Feb 20, 2009||8 out of 10||80|
|AusGamers||Windows||Apr 30, 2009||8 out of 10||80|
|4Players.de||Nintendo DS||Apr 08, 2009||76 out of 100||76|
|Game Captain||Nintendo DS||Apr 09, 2009||76 out of 100||76|
|Game Positive||Nintendo DS||Mar 11, 2009||3 out of 5||60|
|GameSpot||Windows||Feb 26, 2009||5.5 out of 10||55|
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- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Puzzle Quest: Galactrix.)
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