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Puzzle Quest: Galactrix - Review @ Eurogamer

by Magerette, 2009-02-25 17:11:39

With the game hot off the presses, Infinitive Interactive's Puzzle Quest:Galactrix gets a review over at Eurogamer, who score it 7/10:

The character classes of the original Puzzle Quest are gone, replaced by the different ships your character can use. The shift, while at first looking like a simplification, soon reveals itself to be worthwhile. You can have up to three ships in your fleet at any one time, and their design changes the way the game plays out: a fast ship will help you speed past attackers in a hostile part of the galaxy, a slower, larger ship will offer lots of equipment slots for customisation.

Equipment replaces Puzzle Quest's magic system although it works in an identical way, granting various offensive and defensive abilities during battle. For example, the Bola Mines item doubles the number of mines on the board while Shield Matrix adds a +5 to your shield total. Choosing the appropriate ship for a battle is important and adds a decent high-level element of strategy to the game.

 

 

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Puzzle Quest: Galactrix

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Sci-fi
Genre: Puzzle-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released


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