You know Sudoku, the grid-based number game that everyone went crazy over a few years ago? This is Sudoku with power-ups, a three-move-per-turn limit, explosive mines and poker-style suites. When you've got all that, plus turn-based multiplayer, you do not require eye-catching wordplay.
Pirates and musketeers battle card sharks and...Sudoku this week in the once again Virtual Console-less Nintendo download.
The New York Times this weekend started running a new numerical logic puzzle from Japan called KenKen next to their crossword puzzle.
I had only so much time to spend ogling iPhone games at EA's Showcase – but really, what's the point of a mobile game if you can't experience it on the fly? So, in one whirlwind tour, I took in Spore, Scrabble Bonjour, Sudoku and Tetris and now I'm regurgitating for you everything I can remember from the brief blitz.…