Given the Nintendo DS' popularity amongst casual gamers, it is no surprise that the system's touch screen capabilities have been utilized to create crossword games.
Nineoverten.com compares three different crossword game releases for the DS system: "With the release of USA Today Crossword Challenge, the Nintendo DS has actually quite a number of games to cater for crossword fanatics. But as much as I like word games like Scrabble, I rarely can bring myself to finish a crossword puzzle.
So how does a casual gamer like me measure up to the plethora of crossword puzzle games on the DS? We have here a trio, the recently released USA Today Crossword Challenge and Crosswords DS, and the old standard bearer, The New York Times Crosswords."