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Zendoku
6.8 out of 10

Zendoku

Zendoku is a martial arts-themed, puzzle battling game based on Read more

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Overall 5
5.4
Gameplay 5
5.0
Funfactor 4
4.0

Zendoku

Digital Chumps
18 March 2008
  • Conclusion: Ultimately Zendoku is going to turn any non-Sudoku player into one, so it will really only appeal to Sudoku players, who already have a lot of DS games to choose from and may or may not be interested in the battle system in Zendoku.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Addiction 7
7.0

Puzzle Meets Pummeling

GIN
1 October 2007
  • Excerpt: I was never really into crossword puzzles or the word scramble, but when Sudoku started showing up in newspapers I was game. They're addicting and give you some false sense that you're doing some sort of math since you're using numbers.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0
Multiplayer 10
10

Zendoku

GamersHell.com
18 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Zendoku is a fun, fast-paced way to fill your craving for more Sudoku puzzles. By pitting you against an opponent (AI or multiplayer), the game provides an interesting twist on the standard Sudoku play, with interspersed mini-games in addition to a timer turning it into more of an action-puzzler...
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Overall 8
8.0

Zendoku

Auracore MediaWorks
30 July 2007
  • Summary: Strange goofiness abounds in Eidos' new fusion of Anime and Sudoku.
  • Pros: Colourful graphics that are as appealing as Sudoku graphics can get; a goofy sense of humor that never forgets to revel in its own cheesiness; touch screen controls are functional and easy to use; lots of characters to unlock and play as; a great game of Sudoku for veterans and newbs alike.
  • Cons: If you don't like Sudoku, this won't change your mind; the anime motif may not appeal to everyone; using symbols instead of numbers in the quest mode may be confusing for some; CPU attacks in quest mode can get annoying; if you're like me, you'll end up with bite marks on your stylus from thinkin...
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Overall 8
8.0

Zendoku

Auracore MediaWorks
30 July 2007
  • Summary: Strange goofiness abounds in Eidos' new fusion of Anime and Sudoku.
  • Pros: Colourful graphics that are as appealing as Sudoku graphics can get; a goofy sense of humor that never forgets to revel in its own cheesiness; touch screen controls are functional and easy to use; lots of characters to unlock and play as; a great game of Sudoku for veterans and newbs alike.
  • Cons: If you don't like Sudoku, this won't change your mind; the anime motif may not appeal to everyone; using symbols instead of numbers in the quest mode may be confusing for some; CPU attacks in quest mode can get annoying; if you're like me, you'll end up with bite marks on your stylus from thinkin...
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
6.7
Sound 7
6.8
Multiplayer 6
5.7
Longevity 6
6.0

Zendoku

NowGamer
20 April 2007
Overall 6
6.1

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
4 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Yes, we know what you're thinking: "sudoku was soooo 2006, I'm bored with it now." But give Zendoku a chance. Maybe it's the game that will revolutionise sudoku and make it more than just a simple grid-based puzzle game. Maybe it's a surprise gem that has us glued to our DSes every lunchtime.
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Sudoku with fighting: it's mental jujutsu!

Pocket Gamer
1 May 2007
  • Conclusion: Neatly presented, well thought out and with plenty of modes – multiplayer is especially good - Zendoku is a fun improvement on the basic Sudoku
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Overall 7
6.9
Gameplay 8
8.0

Zendoku

GameQuarter3
18 December 2009
  • Summary: Het puzzelspel Sudoku heeft zich inmiddels volledig in onze samenleving weten te integreren. Iedereen heeft het wel eens gespeeld. De een vindt het saai, de ander speelt het dagelijks. Persoonlijk ben ik niet zo heel erg gecharmeerd van het spel.
  • Pros: Gemakkelijke gameplay, Snelle laadtijden, Leuke stijl
  • Cons: Gebruik van figuren, Matige minigames, Enkel voor fans van Sudoku
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Overall 8
8.0

Zendoku

gamekyo.com
19 December 2007
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