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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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Summary
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
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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