Despite it being a Square game, this title is all puzzle-dropping and popping action as it always has been.
“Bust-A-Move Universe is the next iteration in the popular puzzle series that has remained a fan favorite since it first appeared in 1994 as a TAITO arcade game. While the standard gameplay mechanics remain the same – connect three or more colorful bubbles to make them disappear – several enhanced features will also make their debut in Bust-A-Move Universe.
Key features of Bust-A-Move Universe include:
So is there anything new in Bust-A-Move Universe? The answer is no. The game does not contain any online play or multiplayer whatsoever, and does not support any of the 3DS’ cool features like StreetPass. However it does have a budget price of $30, making it the cheapest 3DS title. Still it feels like a missed opportunity, but at least fans of puzzle games will have something to play at launch.
Here is a trailer for Bust-A-Move Universe.