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In Spring of 1999, a new addition to the nonogram puzzle game series ''Picross'' was announced and widely advertised/featured in Japanese magazines. Titled '''''Pokémon Picross''''', the game was being developed for the Game Boy Color, and would most likely have been simply a ''Pokémon'' themed version of ''Picross''.
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In spring of 1999, a new Pokémon-themed ''Picross'' game for the Game Boy Color, simply titled '''''Pokémon Picross''''', was announced and widely advertised in Japanese magazines. It was cancelled for unknown reasons, however.
  
Allegedly intended as a "spin-off" of the hugely successful ''Pokémon'' Game Boy titles, ''Pokémon Picross'', for whatever reason, never saw the light of day.
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Notably, on April 1st 1999, a Japan-only downloadable SNES game (''Picross NP Vol. 1'') was released and featured twelve ''Pokémon'' puzzles. It is largely assumed that ''Pokémon Picross'' was either reworked into ''Picross NP Vol. 1'', or whatever had been finished of the game was implemented into it. Additionally, a Pokémon-themed Picross game was eventually released for the 3DS.
 
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==Gallery==
Notably, on April 1st, 1999, a Japan-only downloadable SNES title, ''Picross NP Vol. 1'', was released, featuring twelve ''Pokémon'' puzzles. It is largely assumed that ''Pokémon Picross'' was either reworked into ''Picross NP Vol. 1'', or that whatever had been finished of the game was implemented into it.
 
 
 
However, an updated version of ''Pokémon Picross'' was released for the Nintendo 3DS in December 2015.
 
 
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File:Picross magazine scan.jpg|Japanese magazine feature on the then-upcoming game (Spring 1999).
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File:Picross magazine scan.jpg|Japanese magazine feature.
File:PokémonPicross.jpg|Closeup of gameplay screenshot, taken from an advertisement.
 
 
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[[Category:Lost video games]]
 
[[Category:Lost video games]]

Revision as of 01:36, 25 September 2016

PokémonPicross.jpg

Screenshot from a magazine.

Status: Lost

In spring of 1999, a new Pokémon-themed Picross game for the Game Boy Color, simply titled Pokémon Picross, was announced and widely advertised in Japanese magazines. It was cancelled for unknown reasons, however.

Notably, on April 1st 1999, a Japan-only downloadable SNES game (Picross NP Vol. 1) was released and featured twelve Pokémon puzzles. It is largely assumed that Pokémon Picross was either reworked into Picross NP Vol. 1, or whatever had been finished of the game was implemented into it. Additionally, a Pokémon-themed Picross game was eventually released for the 3DS.

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