Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (PlayStation 4)
Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris, one of the largest-selling and recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game.
- Big bright colourful graphics.
- 1.89GB download size.
- Platinum trophy.
- Four play types- Adventure, Solo arcade, Multiplayer arcade and Online.
- Dedicated lessons section to learn all the techniques to become a master!
- Full stats screen.
- Theatre- Watch replays, Play cutscenes and listen to sound tracks.
- Eight different control layout options including one handed.
- Supports 4 player online/offline.
- Solo arcade- Vs, Fusion, Swap, Party, Big bang and challenge.
- Online- Puzzle league (ranked) and free play (unranked). You can host or search for a room and also set up a private room for just friends to join.
- Can watch other peoples replays.
- Handy description of each mode from the main menu.
- Earn credits based off performance.
- Shop- Buy new Tetris/Puyo skins, Avatars and alternate sound bites.
- Unlock new backgrounds and music from playing campaign.
- Save replay option after each game.
- Can skip/Fast forward dialogue.
- Each level in campaign has a 3 star rating system.
- 16 initial characters with a further 8 to unlock.
- Tetris feels snappy and responsive.
- Puyo Puyo is every bit as good as previous iterations.
- You can play where Tetris and Puyo are in the same game! Or where you play a game of each along side each other.
- Before a game you can change the soundtrack, Set the background etc.
- Handicap system that can be set for players and AI.
- Campaign is a good way to introduce the different game modes and rack up credits.
- No Japanese audio what so ever in the game.
- Handicap options are confusing as to what is what.
- Adventure mode has difficulty spikes.
- Learning curve for Puyo Puyo and the other new modes.