Picross S3’s Color Picross makes it easier to see pictures take shape

We are big fans of nonograms here at Michibiku, both ones created by Jupiter and those from other studios. We take their history very seriously. So, when Picross S3 became the first Jupiter installment to include color, we took notice. While this publisher is always known for some of the highest quality puzzles, Color Picross takes things to a whole new level. Thanks to its unique mechanics, it pushes people to think harder, gives them a better sense of progress and might even offer a greater reward.

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Should you get Puyo Puyo Champions or Puyo Puyo Tetris?

It is such a good time to be a Puyo Puyo fan. Puyo Puyo Tetris is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC. Puyo Puyo eSports has been released worldwide as Puyo Puyo Champions for the Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC. Even Sonic Mania paid tribute to the series with a boss fight that was Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine-themed. Sega Ages Puyo Puyo and Puyo Puyo 2 are both a thing.

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What do you need to know about Giga Wrecker?

Game Freak fans are going to get a chance to see another game from the developer that isn’t related to Pokemon soon. Giga Wrecker Alt is coming to consoles. It seems like something of a director’s cut of the original PC game. But, those who missed out on it originally may have some questions. What’s going on? Why did Game Freak make this game? Which version do I need? Let’s see if we can help.

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Review: Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission brings a Japan-only arcade experience to the West

It can be fascinating to drop into a franchise years into a deep, devoted fandom and view it without the knowledge or context of the past. Fans of Japanese games often have no other choice, as newer entries are localized and released in the West without its predecessors in tow. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission is definitely one of these, and its combination of cumulative elements and beginnings in a culture for which we have no equivalent makes it quite the peculiar case.

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How to pick a Fate/Extella Link Servant for every situation

Fate/Extella Link is the sort of game with lots of options in front of the player. As someone goes through the adventure, they can eventually end up with 27 playable characters. It is a lot to take in. A newcomer might wonder which Servant might be most suitable for certain situations or best suit a person’s style. Fortunately, each one has a sort of niche they fill due to their class, and they also have active skills that can be changed to make them even more accommodating.

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What do you need to know about Ace Attorney?

It is a good time to be an Ace Attorney fan. Capcom’s series of courtroom simulations has a whole new audience, as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is bringing the first three games in HD to the PS4, Switch, Xbox One and PC. But, what if someone isn’t familiar with Phoenix Wright? What if people don’t know the first thing about being a virtual attorney? Let’s go through a debriefing before heading to court.

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Preview: Umihara Kawase Fresh! gives people a sense of purpose

Umihara Kawase is back! By which I mean, both the physics-heavy, weird platformer series and its heroine are here again. Umihara Kawase Fresh! is heading to the Nintendo Switch worldwide, and things seem a little different this time around. Before, an installment would plop people into a strange, disjointed world, one where giant fish and frogs are ready to crush characters. All they would get is a fishing pole that functions as a grappling hook and means of pulling enemies into a surprisingly deep backpack. But with this new installment, players could be looking at one of the most enlightening and inviting entries in the Umihara Kawase series.

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Fate/Extella Link constantly provides context

The Fate/ series is one with complicated backstories, but one thing that is relatively easy to understand is the concept of Servants. In each installment’s war, there are these fighters that are summoned by Masters, the people participating in this sort of competition for a Holy Grail that can make their wish come true. These familiars are based upon both real and imaginary historic and legendary warriors. With Fate/Extella Link, we have an installment that is incredibly aware of how little people might know about these people and the series and takes care to enlighten them.

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