Word nerds and letter lovers definitely have the pick of the App Store for games to keep their erudite gray matter engaged. Whether it’s Zynga’s Words with Friends or Scrabble, the plethora of word games available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch will keep even the most scholarly wordsmiths busy on the go (but remember, not on the tarmac).
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "word game."
Word Cracker is a Uniquely Fun Word Game Challenge
If you enjoy word games but have grown weary of jumbled word and anagram games, then Word Cracker may be the game for you. Instead of rearranging letters or making multiple words out of the same group of letters, Word Cracker presents words a bit differently.
Letter Mix Challenges Players to Unscramble Words
Bohemia Touch has released their latest app Letter Mix for iOS, a fun word game that is sure to have players engaged for hours. The object of the game is simple — reorganize and unscramble the letters on the screen to form an actual word.
Word Stack Challenges Players With Word Association
MochiBits is proud to announce the release of Word Stack, a free word association game for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Challenge your brain and have some fun with our new word association stacking game.
Are You a WordMaster? Prove it on WordCrasher Blitz
Independent game developer Pixels on Toast launched WordCrasher Blitz for iOS today. Based on the hit game WordCrasher, the game is a universal app, and is free to play.
In WordCrasher Blitz, letters drop onto the screen and can be made into words, destroying them in the process.
New on the App Store from Mr. Moo: iPhone Word Game, Worzled
A game-induced state of happy confusion. Symptoms include failure to account for the recent passing of time. Thought to be induced by prolonged exposure to the iPhone app of the same name.
With Word Lubbers for iPhone, Spelling is the Only Defense
Ahoy, word game fans! Word Lubbers by Accio has landed in the App Store and packs quite a word-forming punch. A pirate themed word game with a bit of action to boot, Word Lubbers spells big fun for wordsmiths.
Challengein - Game platform that reinvents the word games
Independent developers Claudio Carnino and Nicoletta Donadio have announced Challengein 1.8, their new gaming platform for iOS. Challengein serves to reinvent the word games for the modern age.
Hanging with Friends Makes Hanging with Strangers Fun
Zynga makes good use of their experience with Words with Friends and offers up a different kind of word guessing game. Hanging with Friends is classic hangman with enough twists to create a solid, multiplayer online word game that iPhone and iPod touch players will love.
iTabo is a Party (Game) That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand
iTabo is a great idea, well executed. The app markets itself as a word game, but it can more accurately be called a “party game,” one of those quasi-board games you’re meant to play with a group, with or without a few alcoholic beverages to help the hilarity along.
Abble Dabble is a Letter Tile Game with a Twist
Logophiles, Scrabble fans, and anyone who enjoys a good word game should definitely check out Coresoft’s Abble Dabble. Raising the word game bar, Abble Dabble presents an array of settings and features that breathes new life into the characteristic letter tile game, while still retaining the familiarity of a classic.
Word Absurd is an Uncommonly Good Word Search
Word searches are all the more fun when you're searching for the bizarre words rather than the mundane. Word Absurd by developer new-comer Trephination Proved Worthless LLC is a collection of word searches where the hidden words are slightly more unique than the standard fare.
Race to Make Words with WordMonger HD
WordMonger HD is another in the line of word games that that are quite popular on iDevices. Words with Friends and Scrabble are among those that dominate this category. While WordMonger does not have the social features of those other games it is a good challenge for those who want another app to tackle in this genre.
Word Droppings - Funny Name, Fun Game
Don't worry, it's not in your eye, it's with an I and an E, O, U and sometimes Y. Word Droppings is a word building game played by tapping letters to form words, which as expected, scores you points.
Woffo Is a Smarter, Harder, Twistier Word Puzzler
Developer Obo Games says its app Woffo has "more smarts than Crosswords, harder strategy than Scrabble and more twists than Boggle." Trust me, it’s true.
Woffo is easily one of the more challenging word puzzlers that I’ve come across.