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Time well spent in 'Crosswords Plus' and 'Art Academy' for the 3DS

Nintendo's handheld game console 3DS and its game

(Credit: Getty/TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA)

Crossword puzzles may very well be the godfather of passing-the-time activities. Whether it was a long business flight or that last few pages of a TV Guide, we are all victims to its black and white boxes of splendor. Nintendo brings that same classic brain scratcher to the 3DS with 'Crosswords Plus'.

No trees were harmed in the making of this game thanks to its simple design and touch-screen...

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