Picross 3D

aka: Rittai Picross
Moby ID: 46970
Nintendo DS Specs
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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.


  • 立体ピクロス - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Nintendo DS version)

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


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Ben K.

Wii U added by Michael Cassidy.

Additional contributors: Patrick Bregger, Victor Vance.

Game added June 16, 2010. Last modified March 24, 2024.