Lightwood Games

Link-a-Pix coming to 3DS eShop this week

Lightwood Games’ latest Picross inspired title is coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop this week. Link-a-Pix is a clue-linking puzzle where every grid has a picture hidden inside. The aim is to reveal the picture by painting paths to link the clues. Connect pairs of clues which have the same colour and number. The number shows the length of the line which will connect them. Link-a-Pix can always be solved using logic and deduction. You don’t ever...

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IMPRESSIONS: Pic-a-Pix Color

Pic-a-Pix Color is an interesting twist on the genre and creates an entirely new way to look at the logic puzzles. Note that these impressions are from the demo of the game. The full version of the game is also available in the eShop. Pic-a-Pix are logic puzzles that form pixel-art pictures when solved. Pic-a-Pix are sometimes known by other names, such as Picross. Nintendo has released quite a few Picross games, including a free Pokémon Picross...

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Lightwood teases new puzzle game

Lightwood Games teased a new game title in the form of an interactive holicay card today. The game, called “Pic-a-Pix Color”, with the spelling appropriately corrected to “Pic-a-Pix Colour” in Europe, is a game similar to Picross games. The colour element sets this game apart from other Picross games, and adds additional rules so that puzzles require a slightly different mindset to solve. The puzzles are designed by Conceptis Ltd, the leading supplier of logic puzzles to...

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Splat the Difference | REVIEW

There are a lot of find the difference games out there, with tons of them for free games in the app stores. To be honest I haven’t played too many of them as they aren’t really my cup of tea. Sure they’re simple in practice, but I’ve often looked at a title shot and moved on. Heck, there are times when a game title and visuals looked rather interesting and it was the revelation that the whole...

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Lightwood Games bringing Splat the Difference to 3DS on Thursday

Lightwood Games has announced that their next game headed to the Nintendo 3DS is Splat the Difference. While the game will be released on September 15th, the developer actually moved up the announcement of their new game earlier than planned. The game was added to the Nintendo eShop on Friday morning, which preemptively revealed the game before the developer could formally announce it themselves. Splat the Difference was originally an iPhone game released by the developer back...

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Epic Word Search 2 challenges 3DS gamers Thursday

Lightwood Games’ next word game will hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop on Thursday. The game is a follow-up to their Epic Word Search Collection, aptly titled Epic Word Search Collection 2. The game will be released in North America, Europe and Australasia on May 26th. Epic Word Search Collection 2 brings together five more of Lightwood’s “epic” puzzles. Each one is a giant scrolling monster of a word search, with around 1,500 words hidden in a massive...

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Epic Word Search Collection on the way

After the announcement of Dan McFox: Head Hunter yesterday, Lightwood Games has revealed that they are still into word games and are planning to release a second volume of Epic Word Search puzzles on the Nintendo 3DS in the near future. Epic Word Search Collection 2 includes 5 new puzzles. They are Epic America Word Search, Epic Ancient Word Search, Epic Animals Word Search, Epic Journeys Word Search, and Epic Shakespeare Word Search. Lightwood Games plans to...

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Dan McFox: Head Hunter turns up on Nintendo 3DS

Lightwood Games has announced their next game for the Nintendo 3DS and it won’t be another word game. The game, Dan McFox: Head Hunter, will hit eShops in Europe on Thursday, April 21st with the North American release date still not determined. It’s a budget title (£1.99 / €2.49) which we plucked from our back-catalogue of mobile phone games and remixed in some interesting ways for 3DS. Dan McFox: Head Hunter is inspired by the kids’ board...

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New word puzzle game for 3DS and Wii U will support ALL amiibo

Word Puzzles by POWGI will be released soon for the 3DS and has just been announced for the Wii U as well. Word Puzzles by POWGI contains six different pen-and-paper style word puzzles which are solved using the stylus and touch-screen controls. Featuring hundreds of hand-crafted word puzzles, and with a firm focus on the content, it’s a no-fluff puzzle variety pack that’s ready to play whenever you are. As well as solving the included puzzle content,...

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