Match Three Pirates II Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

We join our Match Three Pirates II Review after Bobby has freed all pirates from the clutches of the ruthless Davy Jones, the pirates are finally enjoying a free life. They feel at home on their happy island, however, without the joyful, carefree laughter of children, Pirate Island is awful quiet. Then, suddenly the clever Bobby has a brilliant idea. The pirate captain suggests building a theme park in the pirate world. This will be a 100% guaranty that laughter and joy will be all over the island. Help the pirates in this cheerful Match 3 Game to build an amazing amusement park to change the island into a world full of adventure and fun!

Match Three Pirates II Review Pros:

  • Cartoon graphics.
  • 290MB download size.
  • Full touchscreen support for controls and menu.
  • Match Three gameplay.
  • Three difficulties affect if you have a move limit or timing.
  • Can play with touch screen or buttons at any time.
  • Instructions act as a sort of text-based tutorial.
  • Every level will have specific gems/items you have to clear.
  • Pieces will have gold attached to them and clearing them will give you the gold.
  • Each level gives a Bronze, Silver, or Gold medal that gives more gold as a reward.
  • Island – you spend your gold on restoring and building a community on an island.
  • You can create special items by combing items in groups of four or five to make a bomb that clears all gems associated with the one you clear.
  • Boosters – pay gold before a game to add game board changing actions like more gold rewards or having gems closer together.
  • The levels just keep generating.
  • The difficulties change how the game plays, having a move limit makes it more of a puzzle game whereas on easy with no limits it is more a casual pick up and play type of game.
  • The story unfolds as you build structures.
  • Solid gameplay.
  • Pirate-themed soundtrack.
  • Up to four boosters can be activated at one time.

Match Three Pirates II Review Cons:

  • The button controls are less than good, it’s overly fiddly.
  • You cannot replay levels.
  • The game doesn’t actually tell you how the scoring is worked out for the medals at all.
  • At times it can take ages to get the perfect layout of gems so you can actually finish the level.
  • Only one save can be had.
  • No way to change the difficulty once you are locked in.
  • Music is not great and repeats a lot.
  • No in-game achievements.
  • You don’t get to manually place or interact with any of the structures you build.
  • No online interactions like leaderboards.

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Match Three Pirates II:

Official website.

Developer: Denda Games

Publisher: Denda Games

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Sound - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!