Pokémon Picross for Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon Picross

Dec 3, 2015
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About this game

Developer: Nintendo
Content Rating: Everyone


Pokémon Picross is a puzzle game to complete and reveal a hidden Pokémon illustration. The main feature of this game is that once you solve a puzzle and complete an illustration of a Pokémon, you can collect the Pokémon. In addition to 300+ standard Pokémon puzzles, Pokémon Picross has an advanced mode that is significantly harder.

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Critic Reviews

13 Reviews
Joe MerrickDec 18, 2015
Pokémon Picross is a solid take on Jupiter’s puzzle series if you can look past the free-to-start aspects. Those that like both Picross and Pokémon can definitely get a lot of enjoyment from the 600 puzzles that populate the game. Those that choose to pay will likely have more fun chiselling through due to the free-to-start mechanics essentially being removed, but those that don’t are in for a grind which isn’t what most will want in a game. Despite that, it’s still solid Picross, and while it’s worse value for money than the Picross e games, you’re bound to find enjoyment here.
Kyle HilliardDec 03, 2015
I love the idea of Pokémon Picross, and it is executed well. The core game got its hooks into me quickly, but as a puzzle game with no random elements, it doesn’t translate well to the world of free-to-play. Even patient and skilled Picross players will find their entertainment held hostage behind paywalls. Overlapping these two disparate genres and franchises works, but your progression through them does not.
Neal RonaghanDec 03, 2015
It’s a perfect gateway drug to nonogram puzzles if you’ve never tried them before. And if you’re a Picross vet hankering for more, this is well worth diving into as long as you’re okay with the fact that, if you want to play this free-to-start game without mindlessly repeating puzzles ad nauseum, you’re going to have to spend some money.


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