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Picross e2
Naught (new ideas) and Picrosses
by Mike Rose 6/2/2013
Product: Picross e2
Developer: Jupiter Corporation
Format: 3DS
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Half an hour after I booted Picross e2 up, I had to quit to the main menu just to make sure that I hadn't loaded up the original by accident.

I lambasted Picross e last year for failing to bring anything new or interesting on the regular Picross formula.

Developer Jupiter Corporation has demonstrated with its latest effort that it doesn't particularly care about innovation, as we can barely tell Picross e2 apart from its predecessor.

Here2 we go again

It's tricky to describe the act of Picrossing without simply repeating exactly what I said in the last review, but here goes - it's all about filling a grid of squares with coloured blocks and crosses. ...
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Summary
You'd be forgiven for mistaking Picross e2 for the original, so similar do they look. Here's hoping for something new in the next instalment
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 3
Overall: 5
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