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Majesco Announces "Toon-Doku" for the Nintendo DS

by Brendan Gallagher - January 24, 2007, 9:33 am EST
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The cartoons help people get over the "math anxiety" of seeing all those numbers.

Puzzle Game Adds Images and Multiplayer to the Popular Numbers Pastim

EDISON, N.J., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ:COOL), 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.

"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.

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