London: 22nd October 2007
The UK's best loved newspaper, The Sun, today announces that it will be releasing The Sun Crossword Challenge on the Nintendo DS in Europe this November.
The Sun Crossword Challenge operates like a traditional crossword puzzle but with a twist. Like the daily crossword in The Sun newspaper, each puzzle will have two sets of clues - coffee time with quick clues and cryptic with longer, more brain teasing clues. The game has more than 1000 crossword challenges to test the player's mind.
Using the intuitive game play of the Nintendo DS stylus, the player writes their answers straight onto crossword with the character recognition. If the player gets really stuck, help is at hand with optional hints!
The game will be published by UK publisher Mercury Games and is due for release in November 2007. The SRP will be £19.99.
Notes to the Editor
About Mercury Games
Mercury Games was set up in 2005 as a video games publisher and has sold over one million units worldwide of the Crazy Frog franchise.
Mercury Games publishes games across all platforms including licensed and original IP products for PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, Sony PS2, PSP and PSN, and Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade.
Mercury Games currently operates two additional brands, Turtle Games which publishes games for the children's market and The Zen Series , which it co-publishes with Japanese videogame company Ertain, consisting of relaxing, non-violent and non-competitive lifestyle games.
Mercury Games are based in central London.
For more information on Mercury Games visit, www.mercurygames.com
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