Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles casts you in the shoes of the eponymous heroine as she embarks on a quest for buried treasure. This picture puzzle (picross) game features exciting power-ups, beautiful graphics, hidden object levels and puzzle mini-games.
When I booted up Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles, I wasn’t expecting a lot. And I say that in the nicest way possible. Buoyed up by the introduction’s lilting, seaworthy tunes and kitschy story (you’re the “world’s best treasure hunter!”), I was willing to give myself over to some hunting, finding, and light puzzling inside an over-the-top story that served as a break from the genre’s moody tendencies. So when I say this game under delivers on even those expectations, you’ll have an idea of what you’re in for. Read more »