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Puzzle Quest 2 dated for XBLA

Plus: Euro DS date revealed.

Namco Bandai has said that Puzzle Quest 2 will be released for Xbox Live Arcade on 23rd June and for DS in Europe on 16th July.

The DS version of the game is already scheduled for release in the US on 22nd June.

Puzzle Quest 2 is a fantasy-themed puzzle game with an RPG framework that sees players levelling up, enhancing their character and battling monsters across a match-3 puzzle board.

Players and the AI take it in turns to match runes and skulls in lines of three or more on the board, actions which accumulate experience, powers up spells and unleash attacks.

The sequel promises new weapons, rewards and mini-games in a new third-person fantasy world.

Check out our Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords review for our take on the original.