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'Sudoku Fever' (GBA) Puzzles Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2006 @ 3:00 p.m. PST

Global Star Software announced that Global Star Sudoku Fever is now available at retailers in North America, Europe to follow in March. In response to the puzzle craze that is sweeping North America, Global Star Sudoku Fever is the first Sudoku puzzle game available for GBA.

The Sudoku phenomenon continues unabated: puzzles appear daily in newspapers such as USA Today, the New York Post and Chicago Sun Times. Hundreds of books and magazines are dedicated to Sudoku and thousands of chat rooms, online forums and blogs have been created where Sudoku enthusiasts trade strategies.

Global Star Sudoku Fever is designed with varying difficulty levels to appeal to beginners as well as experts. It features an infinite number of puzzles and four different grid sizes: the classic 9x9, as well as 8x8, 6x6 and 4x4. For an extra challenge, players can select colored symbols or letters in place of numbers. They also have the option of choosing a variety of themed backgrounds. Additionally, there is a unique Sudoku Solver Mode which serves as a companion for puzzles from newspapers, books and other outlets.

"Global Star Sudoku Fever takes Sudoku to the next level," said Steven Lux, vice president of publishing for Global Star Software. "In addition to playing the traditional game loved by millions, we've added new twists with mini and junior puzzles and game play with symbols and letters among other intriguing features. And thanks to Global Star Sudoku Fever's interactive nature, the game can provide you hints and tips along the way."

Global Star Sudoku Fever was designed and developed by, a division of Nithbridge Ltd. The title has a suggested retail price of $19.99 and is rated E for Everyone.

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