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Puzznic (PlayStation)

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Title Screen


Developer: Altron
Publishers: Altron (JP), Midas Interactive Entertainment (EU), Mud Duck Productions (US)
Platform: PlayStation
Released in JP: March 22, 2001
Released in US: May 15, 2003
Released in EU: December 13, 2002

GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.
DummyIcon.png This game has unusual dummy files.

A halloween-themed remake of Taito's same-titled arcade game.

Unused Graphics

In the Japanese version only, there are several files that are not loaded by the game's executable:

An unused font, with much bigger characters compared to the one the game uses.

An earlier version of the Area Mode spritesheet.
PuzznicPS-PZPP04 2.png

Earlier versions of the Continue/Game Over/Ranking screen sprites.

An earlier version of the area intermission spritesheet.
PuzznicPS-PZPP07 1.png

(Source: tikal.)

Dummy Track

In the localizations only, there is a file in the root of the disc titled DUMMY.BIN, dated February 8, 2000. When played as Redbook audio, it is revealed to be the title screen theme from Colorful Logic, which was also developed by Altron. While there is a dummy file in the Japanese version, it is a duplicate of one of the used audio containers.

(Source: tikal.)

Regional Differences

Menu Screens

  • The scrolling tiled background is smaller in the localizations.
Japan US
PuzznicPS-menuJP.png PuzznicPS-menuUS.png


  • The gameplay backgrounds are much more vibrant in the European release.
Japan/US Europe
PuzznicPS-bg1US.png PuzznicPS-bg1EU.png
PuzznicPS-bg2US.png PuzznicPS-bg2EU.png
PuzznicPS-bg3US.png PuzznicPS-bg3EU.png
PuzznicPS-bg4US.png PuzznicPS-bg4EU.png