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Puzzle 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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Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Nintendo DS Your skills
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Windows Conversation with another character
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Windows Character creation
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Windows One of the many systems

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Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Screenshot
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Screenshot
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Screenshot
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Good Game Windows Mar 02, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Nintendo DS Feb 19, 2009 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Informer Magazine Nintendo DS Apr, 2009 8.25 out of 10 82
Video Game Talk Nintendo DS Mar 12, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Captain Nintendo DS Apr 09, 2009 76 out of 100 76
The A.V. Club Nintendo DS Mar 09, 2009 B 75
GameZone Windows Feb 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo DS Apr 20, 2009 13 out of 20 65
Gamer.nl Xbox 360 Apr 16, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Giant Bomb Xbox 360 Apr 09, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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