NEVES

DS Roundup

DS Roundup

Zombies, Ninjas, Crayons, Brains and Neves.

NEVES

Every now and then, you play a mini-game - either in a collection of such games, or as a distraction in a larger game - and think to yourself, "hey, this would work as a full-size game!"

This isn't a thought that crossed our mind when we first encountered a NEVES-style puzzle. Simplistic in the extreme, the game's core idea will inevitably be familiar to most people - given a collection of geometric shapes, you need to slot them into position to make up a single shape. It's a classic puzzle game, but not, perhaps, the kind that makes for a full-scale game experience that you'd pay actual money to play.

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Yuke's prepares DS puzzler

Stylus-based tangrams.

Japanese developer Yuke's has come up with a novel new DS puzzle game to appeal to mature audiences. (By which we think they mean granny and granddad - otherwise their vision of bongo gaming is somewhat different to ours).