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Report: Picross e4 heading to 3DS eShop in April

3DS eShop puzzler Picross e4 is headed stateside next month, developer Jupiter confirmed in a statement to Nintendo Everything this week. Picross e4 updates the series' number-crunching gameplay formula with new 20x15 puzzles, in addition to smaller-sized challenges. Players who purchased any of...

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Review: Picross 3D

I hate picross. I've never been able to figure out the "trick" to the traditional square picross puzzle, driving myself to frustration any time I try to teach myself how to fill in the correct number of squares on a grid to draw a picture. As a result, I've had to let games like Picross DS pass me...

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Picross 3D shaping up for May 3 release

If you've been looking for a way to tease your brain into an overloaded, catatonic state while on the go, Nintendo and HAL Laboratory will soon deliver an application that should aid in your endeavor. Picross 3D, the DS puzzle game that hit Japanese retail last March, will be released on May 3 in...

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Rumor: Picross 3D in Europe this February

Picross 3D for DS was one of the titles announced by Nintendo at E3, but not dated or mentioned again, like Line Attack Heroes, Monado: The End of the World, and, until recently, WarioWare DIY. According to posts on Cubed3 and NeoGAF, the puzzler will be out on February 5 -- in Europe. Though...

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Swag Saturday: Picross and CrossworDS (DS) [update]

Update: Comments have been closed and winners will be contacted tomorrow (or, ya know, pretty soon). Thanks for playing, every one! Check those inboxes and please by all means join us next week. Interested in using your Nintendo DS for a ton of puzzle solving this summer? We'll bet you are, you...

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3D Picross causing meltdown of Japanese brains in March

Quiet as you like, Rittai Picross (Picross 3D) recently slinked its way onto Nintendo of Japan's release schedule, with a launch date of March 12th. As a puzzle game, Picross has never really relied on lashings of dialog, so this may just be import-friendly enough to consider buying! That said, we...

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Gaming to Go: Picross DS

Math is fun! Or something. Normal people likely don't put much stock in the words, but every now and then a complex equation or three can be a great way to get the mathy part of your brain up and going. You could also just play Picross DS, an interesting take on the puzzle genre that emphasizes...

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Nintendo goes trademark crazy, Picross 3D and others heading west?

Nintendo recently filed a veritable smorgasboard of DS-related trademarks in Japan. How many is a smorgasboard? In this case, it's forty. All but three of the terms are preceded by either "DS" or "DSi," and the mind can only boggle at the potential of some of these: DSiMovie, DSiMusic, DSiMail,...

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DS Fanboy's Media Summit screen round-up

The worst bit about big industry events for impatient bloggers and readers? The game assets. Oh Lordy, the assets. An absolute landslide of screens, usually scattered about across, ooh, dozens of pages. But not at DS Fanboy! Not on our watch! Because we wub you, readers, we've collected a big old...

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New DS games make their Stage Debut

The DSi wasn't the only DS news out of Japan. A video showing Nintendo's upcoming lineup just happens to reveal several upcoming games for the handheld, all published by Nintendo themselves. It makes E3 look like a cruel joke. We've culled the totally new games from the video and listed them here,...

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