505 Games and developer Infinity Plus Two has just announced Puzzle Quest 3 for PC (Steam), iOS, Android. The game is expected to launch later this year as a free-to-play title.
Steve Fawkner, Infinity Plus Two CEO and Creative Lead of the project said that the “overwhelming demand from fans over the past decade for the next installment of the Puzzle Quest” has encouraged the development team to fulfill the vision of the delicate balance of gameplay, story, and strategic puzzle-solving. Fawkner affirms that new features will appeal to both old and new fans of the franchise.
Clive Roberts, head of the free-to-play segment of 505 Games affirmed that Puzzle Quest “defined the puzzle-RPG genre, creating a beloved franchise with a rich heritage that continues to resonate with a player base of millions globally today.” Roberts is confident that the vision of Fawkner and his team will reinvent the puzzle genre-
Check the announcement trailer down below:
Here is an overview of the game, via 505 Games:
Puzzle Quest 3 returns to its origins, recalling the deep RPG mechanics and signature heroic storylines that made the original a standout hit within the Match-3 category. Now featuring a twist on traditional puzzle gameplay, Puzzle Quest 3 offers an intense one-versus-one battle system realized in a 3D game world. Taking place 500 years after the original Puzzle Quest, players will embark on a heroic journey across Etheria to discover the meaning behind the ancient Red Dragon’s dying words.
Puzzle Quest 3 features an all-new adventure to become the ultimate hero, battling and building a legacy in thrilling head-to-head combat. The game includes an immersive battle system where players unleash torturous spells and paralyzing attacks through the power of gem-crushing in an enhanced turn-based system. Puzzle Quest 3 once again pushes the genre limits by introducing new and imaginative gameplay mechanics. The game will be available to fans worldwide, across a wide variety of mobile devices and PC later this year, with additional platforms to be announced.
Source: 505 Games