Puzzle Quest 2 is an all new puzzle RPG game developed by Infinitive Interactive and published by D3 Publisher. The game will still some of the same gameplay from Puzzle Quest but with a few more features added to it. One such feature is being able to use Weapons and items in battle which can greatly help the player win a battle. Another feature is that player will be able to use armor to greater degree being able to reduce damage or even block attacks. Gold and Experience gems are being removed from the battle grid meaning experience and gold can only be earned through doing quests or defeating enemies. There is also Red, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple Mana. A unique feature in Puzzle Quest 2 is challenges, which work same way as a normal game but with special rules. There are also four new classes, Sorcerer, Templar, Barbarian and Assassin.
Unlike Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, you can no longer learn spells from enemies, or train them as mounts. Puzzle Quest 2 has many different mini-games, such as Disarm, Bash, Unlock Spell, and Search.
The game begins with your character entering the town of Verloren, where they find goblins raiding the town. After helping to ward off the goblins, they are sent into the dungeons beneath the town.
In Puzzle Quest 2, you control a character model who you guide through the areas. Combat involves matching gems to gain mana to cast spells, skulls, to deal damage, and Action gems, which give you Action Points, whcih are used for weapon attacks.
When you level up, you can choose a stat to add a point to. The five stats are Strength, Agility, Stamina, Intelligence, and Morale.