Bored by Sudoku puzzles ? Challenge your brain with Kakuro Cross Sums

Sudoku is certainly the most known Japanese puzzle game in the world. Nowadays, this puzzle game is everywhere : on newspapers or on smartphones. This kink of logic game know a great success but sometimes when you have solved a lof of puzzles and grids, you are a little bit bored by Sudoku.

When you reach this point of no return, it’s time to you to discover other great Japanese puzzles. Among those, you must absolutely discover Kakuro Cross Sums ! Kakuro is a logic puzzle played on a grid of filled and barred cells, called “black” and “white” respectively.

Kakuro Cross Sums is freely available on Google Play Store :

Black cells contain a diagonal slash and numbers on bottom or right side. Goal is to place one digit from 1 to 9 in each empty box so that the sum of the digits in each set of consecutive white boxes(horizontal or vertical) is the number appearing to the left of a set or above the set. No number may appear more than once in any consecutive boxes.

Kakuro mixes approaches of Crosswords and Sudoku. Fans of these Japanese logic puzzles will enjoy Kakuro Cross Sums. An Unlimited number of puzzles can be generated of different sizes from 6×6 for beginners to 16×16 for best players. With autosave game feature, you can solve a Kakuro in several hours and days.

Rules of Kakuro are quite simple but solve a puzzle can be very hard and challenge your brain. To help you in this resolution and improve your game experience, Kakuro Cross Sums offers you some helpers to :

  • Touch a clue cell and an helper dialog will open displaying sums that are possible for the number to find and the number of cells to fill.
  • Highlight constraints row vertically and horizontally when you touch an empty cell.
  • Highlight repeated digits in a constrained row vertically or horizontally.
  • Dynamic clues to update the values of clues when you enter digit in a number of row horizontally or vertically.

Kakuro Cross Sums comes with an elegant Material Design User Interface and integrates Google Play Games to offer you a global Leaderboards and a lof of achievements to unlock :

Don’t hesitate to give a try to this fun and exciting brain challenge. A Youtube demo video is also provided to show how to play easily :