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  • Summary: A new mode has been added to Picross S Series! Collect the puzzle pieces, solve them, and put them together to complete a story!

    The second part of the new Picross series for the Nintendo Switch has been released! Now you can play the new "Clip Picross" mode in addition to the 300 problems
    A new mode has been added to Picross S Series! Collect the puzzle pieces, solve them, and put them together to complete a story!

    The second part of the new Picross series for the Nintendo Switch has been released!
    Now you can play the new "Clip Picross" mode in addition to the 300 problems already available for Picross and Mega Picross!
    Solve the questions on the pieces scattered across the board to complete a large illustration in this mode.
    Solve more than 100 questions to make progress in Picross Mode, and if you clear all of Clip Picross, it will link to a story.
    In addition, a new feature has been added that allows players to count squares by moving the cursor.

    Picross is a picture crossword puzzle game where you follow number hints to complete a picture.
    With simple, easy-to-follow rules, it's a game for everyone.
    *cannot be played with touchscreen controls
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Aug 24, 2018
    90
    Picross S2 perfectly encapsulates the alluring one more go feeling that so many like-minded puzzle games aspire for, and does so with such masterful implementation. Jupiter show they are still the master of their craft, as they have always been in their 25 years of releasing Picross titles across Nintendo's hardware.
  2. 85
    Whether you’re new to Picross, or you’ve played it since the Game Boy days, Jupiter’s excellent and refined gameplay experience in Picross S2 is the perfect way to unwind and relax in short or long bursts. The vast amount of content available between the regular, Mega and Clip Picross modes are also very impressive - and will have you deciphering pictures for hours upon hours, either solo or with a friend.
  3. Aug 7, 2018
    70
    We’d recommend this game to any puzzle fans looking for something that’s easy to get into and will take a long time to beat, as there’s plenty of content to justify the price. Fans of the first game may be a little disappointed at the lack of ambitious new features but, overall, this feels like a slightly better version of its predecessor.
  4. Aug 8, 2018
    70
    Jupiter has delivered another satisfying slice of Picross bliss. While Picross S2 might be just more of the same, its hard to imagine a way in which the developer could shake things up without ruining what makes the puzzler so addictive in the first place. If you’re hungry for more Picross or just a new puzzler in general then Picross S2 is a safe recommendation, albeit a rather predictable one.
  5. Aug 8, 2018
    60
    Picross S2 feels exactly like the previous game. It is still very addictive, but also unable to bring some real new stuff to the mixture, except a rebranded Micross mode.
  6. Jun 4, 2019
    60
    Picross S2 is a relaxing game that offers some variety in its gameplay to stay interesting enough. It is surprisingly addictive, yet it also lacks some features that could improve its levels of variety. Its price currently seems a little too high for what is offered.
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  1. May 25, 2020
    9
    Compared to Picross S, it's definitely more of the same, but that's a great thing! The only thing that Picross S2 really adds over Picross SCompared to Picross S, it's definitely more of the same, but that's a great thing! The only thing that Picross S2 really adds over Picross S is the Clip Picross mode, but there are also 300 new Picross and Mega Picross puzzles. It really doesn't need to add much because Picross S is already a great game, and after finishing it, you'll probably be hunger for more Picross puzzles.

    As someone who enjoys logic puzzles, I find this game to be a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. If you also enjoy logic puzzles, you should definitely pick this up. However, if you haven't enjoyed logic puzzles in the past, I doubt this game will change that for you. If you're unsure, you might as well try the demo for Picross S4 first, as that will give you a good idea of what to expect from pretty much every game in the series.

    I do recommend starting with Picross S, but it doesn't really matter that much. My main reasoning is that each new installment adds a little extra content or a new mode, and you'll probably enjoy the more simplistic Picross S if you play that before something like Picross S4, which has color picross added in. Again, the fact that future games add more content does not mean that this is a bad game. It's still very enjoyable and well worth the money. One could easily approach 100 hours of gameplay for only $9. That's quite a deal, in my book!
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