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Rittai Picross: Putting The Pieces Together

By Spencer . March 17, 2009 . 3:10pm

Rittai Picross (3D Picross) is a twist in the evolution of nonogram logic puzzles. Instead of marking spots you chisel a rectangular solid. Each brick has numeric clues written on the faces. A number indicates how many blocks should be in a row. The rest need to be broken by holding up on the D […]

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This Week In Imports: Picross Idol

By Spencer . March 9, 2009 . 1:16am

Sony is pushing the Resistance series in Japan by launching Resistance Retribution before we get it and bundling Dualshock 3 controllers with Resistance 2. Microsoft counters the Chimera assault with… the Idolm@ster? Two budget re-releases of the Xbox 360 Idolm@ster also come out in Japan this week.   While we’re in the eye of an […]

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Chipping Blocks In Nintendo’s 3D Picross

By Spencer . March 4, 2009 . 9:45am

Rittai Picross (3D Picross) comes out soon, next week in Japan soon. I got an early feel for how it works and even though Picross is in the title Rittai Picross is quite different from Picross DS.   Standard Picross has players fill spaces on an empty grid based on numeric hints. Rittai Picross gives […]

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Rittai Picross Has Downloadable Puzzle Packs

By Spencer . February 23, 2009 . 2:17pm

Nintendo will provide downloadable puzzle packs for Rittai Picross (Solid Object Picross) with a little help from you. Just like Picross DS these extra puzzles will be distributed for free over Nintendo Wi-Fi. Some of the puzzle packs will include user generated content.   Nintendo will hold contests asking Picross fanatics, well at least Picross […]

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A Chip Of Rittai Picross Information

By Spencer . February 10, 2009 . 11:15am

So, Nintendo is releasing Rittai Picross (Solid Object Picross) in Japan on March 12. That’s a month away and we know next to nothing about the game. Rittai Picross is essentially 3D Picross. Players chip away at a giant block and rotate the camera with the stylus.   I scouted around for more details and […]

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Picross Ventures Into The Third Dimension This March

By Spencer . January 19, 2009 . 8:50pm

One of the DS titles Nintendo flashed in their fall press conference video was Rittai Picross. Since then we haven’t heard much about it, but Nintendo should be showing it off soon. Out of the blue Rittai Picross appeared on Nintendo’s March release calendar scheduled to be in stores on March 12.   This screenshot […]

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