Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Coming to Xbox 360, PC and DS This Fall
Puzzle Quest 2 is indeed coming, and it’s coming with the subtitle “Galactrix” and a new sci-fi setting. It’ll also introduce a hexagonal board, which should help to mix up what is already a really great game. From the press release:
“D3′s support of our inventive experiment to create compelling gameplay based on a combination of puzzles, strategy and role-playing reaped fantastic rewards for us and for game fans of multiple genres,” said Steve Fawkner, President and Lead Designer of Infinite Interactive. “For Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, our development team will persist in that vein and introduce an innovative hexagonal puzzle board to the mix, along with a deeply immersive new science-fiction setting and storyline that gamers will find irresistible.”
In Puzzle Quest: Galactrix a horrifying scientific accident has provoked another race to attempt extermination of humankind; players will create a persistent pilot who gains skills, crafts items, maneuvers among the universe’s political factions, and upgrades the ultimate space fleet as they attempt to end the genocide. An innovative hexagonal puzzle board allows for a wide range of strategic depth as it heeds to gravity according to a player’s location in the game universe. A rich and detailed storyline and fresh gameplay elements make the world of Puzzle Quest: Galactrix a captivating new adventure to explore and conquer.
While the only platforms mentioned in the press release as releasing this fall were Xbox Live Arcade, PC and DS, but given the history of the first game, you can expect to see the game end up on every platform you can think of.