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My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

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My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
マイニンテンドーピクロス ゼルダの伝説トワイライトプリンセス
My Nintendo Picross: Zeruda no Densetsu: Towairaito Purinsesu
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Developer(s): Jupiter
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo 3DS
Category: Puzzle
Players: 1
Predecessor: N/A
Successor: N/A
Release dates
Worldwide: March 31, 2016
Japan: March 17, 2016
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My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is a puzzle game for Nintendo 3DS, released in 2016 as a My Nintendo reward for 1,000 Platinum Points. It is a picross game themed after The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, specifically based on the HD remake.

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This is a My Nintendo-exclusive downloadable game for Nintendo 3DS systems. In this puzzle game, you'll use numbers on a grid as clues to complete a hidden illustration with The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess theme. You can play all 45 puzzles in Picross mode or Mega Picross mode.


The game plays similarly to an actual picross puzzle, in which the player must fill in the correct squares on the touch screen to create an image of an item or character from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Specifically, the game reuses many elements from Pokémon Picross. Players can switch between stylus controls and d-pad controls at any point, though switching between filling in squares and placing X's can be done with the circle pad in addition to tapping it for either. Players can also toggle the Answer Autocheck, which fills in a square with the correct answer if filled in wrong, though it adds extra time to the timer as a penalty. Also available is the Hint Roulette, in which the player stops a roulette to fill in a single row and column, and a Navigation feature which indicates which rows and columns can be filled in or not.

Included in the game are three modes: regular Picross, Mega Picross, in which the player is given "Mega Numbers" which span multiple rows that must not only be filled in but the squares must be connected; and Micross in which the player solves an Overall Puzzle to access several Micro Puzzles, which when completed form part of a complete picture on the Overall Puzzle. If a puzzle is completed in under 60 minutes, the player can see the solution in color, and the player earns a Miiverse stamp for every puzzle completed. Players can also share completed puzzles on Miiverse.

Technical details

Technical details
Media: Digital download (Nintendo 3DS)
Download size: 498 blocks
Supported features: Nintendo Network (Miiverse)
Input / compatible controllers: Nintendo 3DS

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Games Mario's Picross (1995)  • Mario's Super Picross (1995)  • Picross 2 (1996)  • Picross DS (2007)  • Picross 3D (2009)  • Puzzle Iroiro series (Gekkan Crossword House) (2009)  • Picross 3D: Round 2 (2015)  • Pokémon Picross (2015)
Picross NP 1999: Vol. 1  • Vol. 2  • Vol. 3  • Vol. 4  • Vol. 5
2000: Vol. 6  • Vol. 7  • Vol. 8
Promotional/limited time Tamori no Picross (1995)  • Satella de Picross (1997)  • Club Nintendo Picross (2012)  • Club Nintendo Picross + (2014)  • My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2016)

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Main series

The Legend of Zelda (Classic NES Series) • The Adventure of Link (Classic NES Series) • A Link to the Past • Link's Awakening (DX • Nintendo Switch) • Ocarina of Time (Master Quest • 3D) • Majora's Mask (3D) • Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons • The Wind Waker (HD) • Four Swords (Anniversary Edition) • Four Swords Adventures • The Minish Cap • Twilight Princess (HD) • Phantom Hourglass • Spirit Tracks • Skyward Sword (HD) • A Link Between Worlds • Tri Force Heroes • Breath of the Wild • Tears of the Kingdom • Echoes of Wisdom

Other games
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Tingle games Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland • Ripened Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love • Tingle's Balloon Fight DS • Dekisugi Tingle Pack
Other games
Picross games Picross NP Vol. 5 • My Nintendo Picross: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Unreleased games / demos Mystical Seed of Courage • Retro Studios prototype • Tingle horror game • Zelda HD Experience
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia • The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts • The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Explorer's Guide
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