Letterpress – Word Game For iOS
Review

On November 26, 2012, in Game, iOS, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPod Touch, Review, by Mark Greentree

Letterpress – Word Game
App Developer: atebits
Version Reviewed: 1.1
Licence: Free with in-app purchase. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Are you into Scrabble or Words With Friends? Then you will certainly enjoy this latest word game to come to iOS devices. Letterpress is an online social game that allows you to compete against friends via Game Center integration.

It is so popular that it broke Apple’s Game Center servers in its first week of release.

How many words do you know? I’ll take a guess: significantly fewer than you think you know. At least that is my experience with Letterpress.

Letters are presented on a board containing 25 letter combinations. Plenty of word opportunities, right? Not quite. You will see many challenging letters such as v, x, z, and q presented up to twice or even three times in a single game, plus not all vowels are included in each game. The result is a game that is significantly demanding and one that is highly addictive.

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Word Triangle
App Review

On September 1, 2011, in Apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, by Mark Greentree

Word Triangle available from the iOS App Store
App Developer: Tanu Kush
Version Reviewed: 1.1
Licence: Free with in-app purchase to Full Version for US$1.99
Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad running iOS 3.1 or later

Word Triangle is a game that will test your patience, general knowledge and ability to understand the English language.

The game can be compared to a crossword puzzle, but limiting it to this area would be a gross understatement. It also makes users think more than a challenging game of Scrabble. The biggest difference between this game and a game such as Scrabble is you will only be presented with a single letter to work from. This becomes a significant challenge when you have to answer the questions or statements for that specific line with up to six unknown letters.

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