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Jewel Master: Cradle of Rome 2
Still a gem
by Peter Willington 3/5/2012
Product: Jewel Master: Cradle of Rome 2
Publisher: Rising Star
Format: 3DS
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Just a month ago we reviewed Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia for the DS. If you read that review you can probably skip this one, as Cradle of Rome 2 is practically identical to the first Middle East-themed outing.

For those still here, this is a match-three puzzle game with plenty of content. As with all of these titles, you need to line up three or more icons horizontally or vertically to clear them from a perpetually refilling board. Removing them gains you resources with which to buy buildings in the Adventure mode, slowly growing your city. ...
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Business as usual for the Jewel Master series, though the move to Nintendo's latest portable frankly seems pointless, such is Cradle of Rome 2's similarity to the last
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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