Live Chat

We're sorry, but chat isn't available at the moment. Agents may be helping other customers or Live Chat may be closed.

Please check back soon.

6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. PT
7 days a week
Crosswords Plus Box Art

Play over 1,000 professionally designed crossword puzzles and enjoy other word games.

The Crosswords Plus game offers over 1,000 professionally designed crossword puzzles at multiple skill levels to challenge all types of players. It is all controlled with the stylus and touch screen to input your answers. Within the crossword puzzles, players will discover 4 different skill levels (Easy, Medium, Hard, and Expert) and an accessible Hint system. Players can work through puzzles at their own pace as they improve their skills. Additionally, new crossword puzzles will be available for download through the SpotPassTM feature at no additional charge (wireless Internet access required). You can also unlock new puzzles by connecting with others through the StreetPassTM feature. And with the new giant-sized puzzles, players will feel like they are working through multiple crossword puzzles at one time.

  • Over 1,000 professionally designed crosswords puzzles broken into four difficulty levels (Easy, Medium, Hard, and Expert level)
  • Intuitive controls to navigate the puzzles and write answers using just the touch screen with a stylus…no more messy eraser bits!
  • Accessible hint system to help players move along at their own pace by using points to get an additional clue, reveal a single letter, or even show the answer.
  • Additional Game Modes
  • - Wordsearch
  • - Anagrams
  • - Word of the Day
  • Giant-sized crossword puzzles give players the feeling of working on multiple puzzles at once.
  • Go online with SpotPassTM to download additional crossword puzzles at no additional charge
  • Connect with other players through StreetPassTM to unlock additional puzzles
  • Available for purchase at retail or digitally in Nintendo eShop (wireless Internet access required)

Read more  

Game Details
  • System Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date Oct 01, 2012
  • No. of Players 1 player
  • Category Puzzles
  • PublisherNintendo
Questions about buying digital games?
  • How can I purchase a game on

    A Nintendo Account with a linked Nintendo Network ID is required to purchase games through To purchase a game, complete the following steps:

    1. If you haven't already done so, create a Nintendo Network ID on your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system.
    2. Visit and create or sign in to your Nintendo Account.
    3. Link your Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account.
    4. Locate your game on and follow the on-screen steps to make your purchase.
    5. Your game will be automatically downloaded to the system associated with your Nintendo Network ID.
      • Make sure that your system is connected to the Internet and meets these download requirements.
      • For pre-purchases, the game will be pre-loaded to your system at the time of your order. You'll be able to start playing it after downloading a small update, beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET on the game's release date.

    For additional information about this process, please click here.

  • Is a Nintendo Network ID required to purchase games?

    Yes. You will need a Nintendo Account with a linked Nintendo Network ID to purchase games through The games you buy will be automatically downloaded to the system (Wii U and / or Nintendo 3DS family) that is associated with your Nintendo Network ID.

  • What do I need to download a game?

    You'll need a Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system (registered for use in the U.S. or Canada), Nintendo Network ID*, Internet connection, and Nintendo eShop access to download the game once you've purchased it.

    For help downloading a game, click here.

    (* You'll need a Nintendo Network ID to download the game, but you won't need one to play the game once it has been downloaded.)

  • Does my purchase qualify for My Nintendo Points?

    Yes. As long as you have signed up for My Nintendo before you purchase the game, your game will qualify for My Nintendo Points. My Nintendo Points are automatically awarded to the Nintendo Account that was used to purchase the game. (Please note that DLC items, passes, and themes do not qualify for My Nintendo Points.)

    To see your My Nintendo points balance:

    1. Visit
    2. Select "Sign in."
    3. Sign in to your Nintendo Account.

    Once you're signed in, you can review your My Nintendo points balance and history, check out the latest My Nintendo rewards, and view active missions you can complete to earn My Nintendo points.

    For additional help with My Nintendo, please visit our support site.

  • What is the order cancellation policy for digital purchases?

    All sales are final. Please be sure that you meet all of these download requirements for your game before you place your order.

    For additional information, please see the Purchase Terms.

Close Preview
Close X Close X

Send this demo to your device

To get started, simply log into (or create) your Nintendo Account.

Before downloading, be sure to link your Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account and visit the Nintendo eShop on your device at least once.

Log in or create an account
Mario, Luigi, and Peach

Thank you!

Your demo is on its way. Please check the status of this download on your device.

Back to top

Hm, something doesn't quite match

We noticed that your account's country setting is set to Canada, but you're viewing the U.S. version of

If you’d like to purchase a game or see product details for your region, please switch to the Canadian version of the site.