Puzzle Quest 2 hitting XBLA next Spring

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D3Publisher announced today that Puzzle Qwest 2 will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade in Spring of 2010. We have looked at several previous versions of the Puzzle Quest game on the Xbox 360 (mostly by Cyril) with all receiving favorable grades and one the Gaming Nexus Editor’s Choice Award. The next iteration looks to build upon the original’s winning formula with four character classes, the ability to build up each character’s level in story mode or hop right into instant action with multiplayer or Tournament mode. I imagine Cyril is licking his chops to get his hands on this one.
Be Victorious with Puzzle Quest 2 Coming Spring 2010

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Nov 30, 2009 Put yourself closer to the action with a more intimate viewpoint of the gem-studded match-3 video game Puzzle Quest 2, announced today for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Nintendo DS™. Puzzle Quest 2 combines its trademark style with an enhanced real-time experience using all-new weapons, spells, and shields that make every decision meaningful and never passive in the deepest puzzle adventure yet. Named one of GamePro’s “Top Upcoming Sequels of 2010,” Puzzle Quest 2 is scheduled for release in spring 2010 from D3Publisher.

“Puzzle Quest is an award winning franchise with numerous accolades including an Interactive Achievement Award for “Best Downloadable Game of the Year” for Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3P. “Puzzle Quest 2 returns with a captivating, rewarding, and accessible journey for gamers of all levels as the ultimate delivery system for the mental release puzzle gamers seek.”

Puzzle Quest 2 features its hallmark blend of match-3 gem matching and fantasy, with a simple but meaningful role playing experience where players can choose any of four character classes; War Mage, Inquisitor, Barbarian or Assassin. Each character class provides interesting twists during multiple play-throughs as players reclaim the once peaceful village of Verloren from the evil clutch of the demon Gorgon. Players will be able to level up each character to progress through the adventure in Story Mode or even dive into Instant Action, Tournament Mode, or Mutliplayer Mode for a rich and diverse experience. With the entire Puzzle Quest world accessible on your fingertips in real-time action, players will be able to get a more streamlined experience for instant gratification.

Puzzle Quest 2 is under development by Infinite Interactive and is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB. For more information on the upcoming video game, please go to the Web site at http://www.d3publisher.us/.
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