The sequel will be coming to Nintendo DS in 2010.
Puzzle Quest 2, the sequel to the 2007 multiplatform hit Puzzle Quest, has been officially announced by D3Publisher. It is being developed by Infinite Interactive.
GamePro originally broke the news of its existence, but did not reveal the game's release platform. We now know that its initial handheld incarnation will be coming to the Nintendo DS.
Puzzle Quest 2 chronicles the struggle to reclaim the village of Verloren from the evil demon Gorgon. It promises new spells, weapons, and shields, along with four character classes including Barbarian, Assassin, War Mage, and Inquistor. In addition to Story Mode, there will also be Instant Action, Tournament, and Multiplayer modes.
Puzzle Quest 2 will be arriving in Spring 2010.
Be Victorious with Puzzle Quest 2 Coming Spring 2010
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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/.
D3Publisher, a subsidiary of D3, Inc., is a video game publisher for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., U.K., and Japan. The company also owns development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform, Vicious Engine®. For more information about D3Publisher, please visit: www.d3publisher.us.