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Pixel Defenders Puzzle
Saving throw vs match-three
by Matthew Diener 29/1/2013
Product: Pixel Defenders Puzzle
Publisher: Social Titans LLC
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Puzzle, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: US
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Somehow, when we weren't looking, match-three puzzlers became the next big thing in gaming crossovers.

Pixel Defender Puzzle
is the latest of these mash-ups to make its way to market, although you'd never guess by the retro look of it.

In spite of its undeniably puzzley format and gameplay, it's shot through with graphical elements and strategy ingredients that wouldn't be out of place in an RPG.

Waves of goblins, reapers, and skeletons all lurk at the top of the screen waiting to tear a vulnerable princess or lord to ribbons. These ambulatory noble liabilities can't attack or defend themselves against their foes, so it's up to you to build Defenders to stop them. ...
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This match-three-puzzler-in-RPG-clothing adds just enough flavour to spice up its otherwise passable gameplay
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 8
Overall: 7
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