It is exhausting to consider it, however 11 years have handed because the final numbered entry within the Puzzle Quest sequence. The hybrid match-three/RPG journey gimmick was an odd pairing, however the sequence amassed greater than 30 million customers since its 2007 debut. Right this moment, writer 505 Video games has revealed that the following installment within the sequence is coming this 12 months, within the type of – you guessed it – Puzzle Quest 3.
Steve Fawkner, creator of the sequence and CEO and inventive lead at Infinity Plus Two, says he is excited to disclose extra about what’s forward. “The imaginative and prescient for this newest venture has been years within the making, and like all good Puzzle Quest recreation, it is a delicate steadiness of gameplay, story, and strategic puzzle-solving whereas introducing one thing surprising that may enchantment to each outdated and new followers. We are able to’t wait to share PQ3.”
Past that, the businesses aren’t sharing a lot else in the mean time. They did reveal Puzzle Quest Three shall be coming to cellular units and PC later this 12 months, with different platforms to be revealed at a later date. Moreover, this one’s being designed as a free-to-play expertise. It is untimely to take a position too a lot at this level, but it surely’s doubtless which means gamers will get a sure variety of cracks at a given degree earlier than they will both have to attend for an vitality recharge or pay to speed up the method.
Puzzle Quest is not a part of the broad gaming dialog the best way it was, however that may very well be due to its lengthy absence. In the meantime, upstarts just like the Puzzle & Dragons franchise have crammed the void and additional honed the thought of mixing Bejeweled-like gameplay with RPG components similar to spells and bodily assaults.