[Beyond PlayStation] Glass Masquerade Review
Glass Masquerade is a mosaic puzzler that is a lot of fun and very relaxing â€“ unique in its own way. Learn more in our Glass Masquerade review!
Glass Masquerade offers an experience that has you basically completing jigsaw puzzles. Youâ€™ll be traveling around the world, and each location you visit, you will get to take on different puzzles that are just beautiful to look at. Around the clock face in the center are rotating dials that can be turned clockwise or counterclockwise. Every puzzle has a distinct shape, so no two of them are the same, which definitely helps to make puzzle solving a bit easier. The first pieces you need to place on the clock face are those that are glowing. Once you place those pieces, the rest of the shapes start to come into play, and they are easier for you to manage. The puzzles do offer hints if you take too long to find a suitable piece, but you can easily ignore those – I most certainly did.
Each puzzle is going to take you around 15 minutes or less to complete. Because of this, you can certainly complete Glass Masquerade in a single afternoon since youâ€™re looking at roughly 4-5 hours for finishing all the puzzles depending on how good you are at jigsaws puzzles. As long as you take your time to evaluate every piece you can place, and have a little bit of patience when you canâ€™t find the right one for the spot youâ€™re eyeing, youâ€™ll eventually find the solution to the conundrum at hand, and then carry on with the next piece, and the next piece.
Once you complete a puzzle, it will shine as you would expect a piece of glass to do so in the real world. You will be presented with the total time it took you to complete the puzzle. Completing puzzles also opens up new locations on the map for you to visit, and once you choose a destination, you will find a new set of puzzles to solve. The puzzles are themed to the country you are visiting, so if youâ€™re familiar with the landmarks of a particular country, youâ€™ll have an idea of what to expect from its puzzles. When you think about it, itâ€™s a bit like an educational game!
The beauty of Glass Masquerade is total and complete relaxation. There are no timers, no percentages, nothing in this game that will make you feel like you have you rush through the experience. You have complete and total control over how long you take to complete a puzzle, marveling at the great art youâ€™re bringing back to life. Itâ€™s something I certainly wish more puzzle games would do. My only complaint about Glass Masquerade is that there arenâ€™t more puzzles to play. I did end up leaving hungry for more once I had placed the last piece of the final puzzle. I would love nothing more than to see extra puzzle packs released for the game â€“ Iâ€™d buy those in a heartbeat!
Glass Masquerade is a very fun puzzler on Nintendo Switch that you should download today. When the only complaint you have about a game is that you loved it so much that you want to play more of it, you know that other players are in for a treat. I was very impressed with how relaxing the game and its music where, thanks to there not being any timers or penalizations if you take â€œtoo longâ€ to solve a puzzle, which gets a big thumbs up from me. The game is very addictive and will keep you thinking about just playing it some more to finish â€œone more puzzleâ€ until youâ€™ve managed to complete all of them.
This Glass Masquerade review is based on a Nintendo Switch copy provided by Digerati Distribution.