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Dungeon Hearts mixes match-3 puzzling with Final Fantasy

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At the 2012 Game Developers Conference, publisher Devolver Digital had independent game designers pitch their ideas on a bus. For some strange reason, they let us aboard. More understandably, however, they picked up a promising-looking puzzle/role-playing game called Dungeon Hearts.

Coming to PC, Mac, and mobile devices next year from Cube Roots, Dungeon Hearts combines match-three gameplay with heavy inspiration from classic Japanese RPGs. These images are fairly self-explanatory, but this early video should help you along if your imagination isn't getting the job done.

Looks to me like the folks at Devolver made a wise decision. This seems like exactly the type of thing that could get really popular on the App Store.


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"The original pitch was for Dungeon Hearts to be medieval brothel simulator," said Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker. "I recommended we shift development towards the puzzle/RPG hybrid because medieval brothel simulators just don’t sell anymore."

 

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  • Dungeon Hearts mixes match-3 puzzling with Final Fantasy - Jordan Devore
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