Sudoku gets a whole new look as Majesco Entertainment announces 'Toon-Doku' for the Nintendo DS
Jan 26,2007 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

Puzzle Game Adds Images and Multiplayer to the Popular Numbers Pastime

Majesco Entertainment Company, an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, today announced Toon-Doku for the Nintendo DS(TM). Developed by Dragon's Den Unlimited, Toon-Doku will offer fun, cartoon picture-based puzzles in addition to traditional number-based Sudoku puzzles when it ships this April.

Current product line highlights include Cooking Mama for the Nintendo DS(TM), Bust-A-Move Bash! for the Wii(TM) console and JAWS(TM) Unleashed, as well as digital entertainment products like Strawberry Shortcake(TM) Dance Dance Revolution(R). More information about Majesco can be found online at
"Toon-Doku is the answer for Sudoku fans looking for something different and younger players looking for a less intimidating puzzler," said Ken Gold, vice president of Marketing, Majesco Entertainment. "The combination of pictures and unique multi-player features adds several new dimensions to one of today's most popular brain games. Of course, Toon-Doku also includes number-based play, so fans can enjoy 'Doku' the traditional way as well."

Toon-Doku features 250 different images gamers can place on the board to complete each puzzle. A deep Edit Mode lets budding artists create their own customized pieces for play or trade with friends. In addition to three multiplayer modes, Toon-Doku includes a unique Distraction System that lets players block portions of their opponent's board to thwart their progress in competitive matches.