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Jewel Quest has became one of the most popular puzzle games around in recent years and I am one of the many players to become somewhat addicted to the series. That is why when this Jewel Quest Trilogy title was released on the Nintendo Wii and you essentially here get three games for a budget price. I paid £15 for this but it is available much cheaper online and elsewhere recently and this makes it something no fan of puzzle titles or Wii games that require a brain should be without.
The game is very well presented with bright and vibrant screens, takes very little time to load and has some great games within it.
The first game you get here is Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear. This is what is referred to as a Hidden Object title in which you must find a list of items on the screen. Harder than it sounds. Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear is set in Egypt and takes you to Pyramids etc in the search for treasure. All you basically do is read the list of items and find each one by pointing and clicking your wii mote. It runs smoothly, the controls are easy and it is fun for all to play.
Not everybody is a fan of hidden object titles and indeed many may find Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear the most boring of the titles on this disc but if like me you enjoy hidden object games then the 80 plus levels here and additional bonuses that add to the replay value make this the most fun. Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear is close to being the finest hidden object title I have played.
Jewel Quest is the second game and this is the more familiar of the titles and you basically have to match items of the same colour and make next to each other to win. Like many other games before it this is a simple yet addictive puzzle game that gets very very tough. Its easy to pick up and play. There are hundreds of levels to play and enjoy and this gives you an all round fun and deep gaming experience.
Mah Jong is the last of the titles and probably in my opinion the least. Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear is easily the best but fans of Mah Jong may indeed like this one. Hundreds and Hundreds of puzzles, a selection of main modes and a level of difficulty that will challenge all types of Mah Jong players this will give you plenty to see and do.
All in all Jewel Quest Trilogy is well worth it as the three games you get are very different and all will appeal in different ways. Because of my personal taste I feel Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear is the finest but each game is good in its own right and this will provide anyone with hours and hours of fun!