Puyo Puyo Tetris

Game review by David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Popular puzzler mash-up confuses, leaves newcomers in cold.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Easy to play, hard to master

I play this game on a regular basis. I was introduced to the series when I had played Puyo Puyo Tsu on the SNES virtual console on the Switch. I loved the game ever since, and when I got this one, I kind of knew what to expect since it went through a rebranding back when the original developer, Compile, went under. The game was given to the Sonic Team branch of Sega, and got a new cast of characters. However, with this game it brings the two games of Puyo Puyo and Tetris together through several different gamemodes and challenges. Players can play singleplayer through an adventure mode, play with others in multiplayer, and can play against players from around the world. I think it would give anyone who likes puzzle games like Tetris a great experience.

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Easy to play/use
age 13+

Great game, but suggestive comments make it questionable for kids.

So, for those of you unfamiliar with this particular installment in the Puyo Puyo line up, this game was originally exclusive to Japan due to licensing issues between SEGA and Tetris holdings. The gameplay is simple enough. If you've ever played Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine or Kirby's Avalanche, then you should be familiar with the concept of Puyo Puyo. If not, there are tutorials (though they're not very good at giving you pro strategies, just the basics.) Just about everyone should be familiar with Tetris. Again, there are tutorials if you're not. Most of the game is innocent, puzzle fun. However, some of the dialog in the story mode contains sexually suggestive comments; some of which is not subtle at all. Characters will talk about scoring together and assaulting others, among other things. Within the context of the game, most of the dialog is benign and innocent. Taken out of context; however, some of the dialog is quite risque.

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Easy to play/use

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