The might warriors circle each other warily, keen eyes searching for the slightest chink in their foe's armor. The tightness of an overtaxed muscle. The telltale twitching of an over-eager sword arm. An over-reliance on purple gems.
Not the full game of course, but the tower defense mobile version of the Xbox 360 game.
Namco brings the sequel to the original role-puzzling game to the iPhone, and while Puzzle Quest 2's engaging gameplay is intact, the controls are a little on the tiny side.
I got to spend a half hour this morning with Puzzle Quest 2, the sequel to a game I found so addicting that I'd rather play it than write up this preview. Is my life over come late spring?
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the game that launched the puzzle-RPG genre, Puzzle Quest, will be playable at PAX East next weekend, if you can manage to pry us away from the controls.
If you're the kind of person who didn't think a DS game could even have loading time issues, then you're a person who never played Puzzle Quest: Galactrix on Nintendo's handheld. Its sequel won't have the same problems.