iPhone and iPad apps tagged "word game."
Hint Sprint Goes and then Slows
If you’re a fan of the Jeopardy TV quiz show, you might get a kick out of Hint Sprint, from developer Sobits.
The app feeds you two or more word clues and you have to find two related words that rhyme. For example, if the hint is "chuckle chart," the correct answer is "laugh graph.
Interview with Christopher York, Blue Ox Technologies
Blue Ox Technologies has been in business as a consulting firm since 1998 and has been designing iPhone apps since July 2008. The company’s most popular app is the word game Moxie, which is like a mashup of Solitaire and Upwords, Christopher York, of Blue Ox, told AppCraver recently.
Improve Your SAT® Score and Build Your Vocabulary with SAT® Vocab Challenge
SAT® Vocab Challenge - I am now and will remain a proponent of “edutainment” until I am no longer capable of independent thought.
Letter Bug is an Engaging Word Game
As soon as you start playing Letter Bug, you will find that it is a unique word-forming game, with multiple layers and levels. However, because Letter Bug is more complex than other word games, it can also be slightly confusing.
It Takes Moxie to Win this Word Game
Moxie, a bitter soda from Maine, has come to mean “guts” or “nerve. It probably has something to do with the intestinal fortitude of those who drink this belly-washer.
Seek 'n Spell is a GPS-Based Adventure Game For Groups
Don’t let the name mislead you. Seek ‘n Spell is nothing like your childhood toy, Speak & Spell. In fact, forming words is only a small part of this adventurous, GPS-based scavenger hunt.
Interview with Adam Saltsman of Semi Secret Software
Adam Saltsman and Eric Johnson, are co-founders of Semi Secret Software. If you're a fan of the popular Wurdle word game, then you'll probably recognize the company's name. Saltsman handles the design end, and Johnson does the coding. AppCraver corresponded with Adam recently:
App Sales and Giveaways: Devs Get Together to Promote Apps, Make Some Noise
Almost from the ribbon-cutting ceremony, it’s been tough for developers to grab the attention of App Store shoppers.
WordSearch Unlimited is Short of Interesting Features.
There’s not much to hidden-word search puzzles like VirtueSoft’s WordSearch Unlimited. The big idea is to find words hidden in a grid. The words are spelled forward or backward, top to bottom or on a diagonal.
WordSearch Unlimited's take on the traditional game is based on an 11 x 11 grid.
Bookworm is the Defining Word Game App for the iOS Platform
If you’re a word game fan and have never played Pop Cap Games’ Bookworm online, then check out Bookworm in the App Store.
TextTwist Turbo is Disappointing
If you play TextTwist on your computer, do not expect a similar experience playing TextTwist Turbo on the iPhone. The two word games are surprisingly dissimilar.
Both games are based on the same objective: form as many words as you can from a bunch of jumbled letters.
Easter Words is a Feel-Good Family Game
Easter Words is a family-friendly holiday game for the iPhone. Like its cousin, Hangman, the user guesses a word one letter at a time. Unlike Hangman, there are no negative consequences for picking the wrong letters.
A blank egg and the alphabet greet the user at the start of the game.
Wheel of Fortune: Take It For a Spin
Fellow word nerds, rejoice! The Wheel of Fortune app for iPhone by Sony Pictures Television is a near-perfect replication of the popular TV game show. You spin the wheel, buy vowels and attempt to guess the word or phrase hidden behind the blank squares.
Build Cities as You Build Words with Textropolis
Textropolis is a text twisting game for the iPhone that lets you vicariously travel the world, if cartoon buildings and faceless people represent the world. Like Chicktionary and Word Warp, the object of this app is to form new words from the letters of one big word.
Million Dollar Password Goes for Broke
I'm a big fan of word games, but I just couldn't get into Million Dollar Password 2009 Edition from RealArcade. I've never been able to understand the popularity of Regis Philbin but that's not what put me off about this game. It was everything other than Regis, truth be told.
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