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Picross S Genesis & Master System Edition Will Arrive in August

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Picross S Genesis & Master System Edition, the new Jupiter Picross entry filled with puzzles inspired by classic Sega games, finally got a release date. The company announced it will appear worldwide on August 5, 2021. (In Japan, it will be known as Picross S: Mega Drive & Mark III Edition It will cost ¥1,100/$9.99 and have 480 nonograms to solve.

The release date announcement confirmed both the modes that will appear in the game and the series that will show up. In addition to the standard and Mega Picross staples, this latest installment will also include Clip Picross and Color Picross puzzles. The game was first announced a year ago at Bitsummit Gaiden 2020.

The full list of 59 games with puzzles appearing is available on the official site. However, here are some of the more notable series and games that will appear.

  • Alex Kidd
  • Columns
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Golden Axe
  • Out Run
  • Phantasy Star
  • Puyo Puyo
  • Shining Force
  • Shinobi
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Space Harrier
  • Streets of Rage 4
  • Super Hang-On

    There’s also a new Picross S Genesis & Master System Edition trailer. It spends almost two minutes looking at the UI and some of the puzzles people will see in-game. For example, Fantasy Zone and Outrun ones appeared in the video.

    Picross S Genesis & Master System Edition will come to the Nintendo Switch eShop in Japan on August 5, 2021. A worldwide release date has yet to be announced.

Jenni Lada
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