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Sudoku Ball: Detective

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, Wii
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: Playlogic
Developer: White Bear Studios
Release Date: Aug. 25, 2009

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'Sudoku Ball: Detective' (NDS/Wii/PC) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 5, 2009 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT

Sudoku Ball is a new take on the popular Sudoku puzzles, consisting of six interlinked Sudoku puzzles mapped on a 3D ball. The ball can be twisted and turned with the easy-to-use interface, while the numbers are entered by using the stylus, Wiimote or mouse.

Sudoku Ball is a revolutionary new take on the popular Sudoku puzzles. The Sudoku Ball consists of 6 interlinked Sudoku puzzles mapped on a 3D ball. The ball can be twisted and turned with the easy to use interface. The numbers are entered by using the stylus, Wii Remote or mouse.

In Sudoku Ball: Detective, you take the role of a detective in a small town where a murder has been committed. It is up to you to find the murderer by completing different styles of Sudoku Ball puzzles. The puzzles represent separate stages of the investigation, like searching for clues, picking locks, investigating evidence in the lab, and chasing your suspect!

Sudoku Ball: Detective is inspired by the popular Cluedo game as well as English detective stories surrounding Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie and Midsomer Murders. On top of the storyline, players can compare their scores in the numerous extra puzzles in different gameplay modes.

“Sudoku Ball – Detective is fun for the whole family, giving fans of the classic Sudoku game a new and unique way to re-discover the fun of puzzles,” said Adam McGowen, marketing director for Playlogic. “Not only do players get to put their skills to the test with a multitude of challenging number puzzles, but they must also conquer each puzzle to get closer to solving a number of mysterious crimes.”

The easy controls ensure players can concentrate on the puzzles as they delve deeper into the mystery!

Key Features:

  • Unique Sudoku Ball feature for a brand new puzzle experience
  • Challenging and engaging story mode with 20 levels
  • 3 difficulty settings from beginner to expert
  • Stand-alone Sudoku Ball, Story puzzles and original Sudoku modes with over 240 Sudoku’s in total.
  • Compare your best scores with friends and family
  • Easy to learn and play
  • Distinctive art style

Sudoku Ball: Detective is currently in development for Wii, DS and PC and is scheduled for release on June 23, 2009.

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