NIt's almost certainly not pulling in as many users as Words With Friends, but the App Store's buzziest word game right now is Letterpress, an elegantly designed asynchronous experience that even loops in territorial control elements. And it's a slick freebie that actually lives up to the hype. Spawned by Tweetie creator Atebits, Letterpress is a marvel of minimalistic design.
As I prepare next week's amazing Peggle HD GameTime, we all need just a few breaks from the color-frenzied, peg-bouncing action on our iPad. So, we've opted to take those breaks with you, our equally game-crazy readers.
This week, we're taking a unique opportunity to challenge our readers to a few of our favorite games. If you think you can beat us at our own game, hit the break.
It seems like every week the Mac|Lifecrew is addicted to another app. It's not affected by genre, price, or even the amount of fun we're having, but rather what we've downloaded most recently. The sharing process usually starts the same too, someone says "Hey other editor, have you played this game?" And then all the sudden everyone's playing it and we can't stop. But of all the addicting apps we've found, these are the ones that we just can't stop playing, no matter how hard we try.
As the summer winds down, rumor season winds up. We can't say that enough. Expect it: fast, furious, leaks, photos (legit and 'shopped), whispers, unnamed staffers, broken NDAs. It's gonna get hot out there with a new iOS and likely a new handset to go with it. But, Apple's always got a trick or two up its sleeve, so what else is cooking in the long slow summer burn?
We can't for the life of us figure out how there is even a legal case to be made that lets us do this App Showdown. Making words with tiles is so generic a concept that Scrabble can't have a beef with Banagrams, but Words With Friends is so completely similar to Scrabble in every particular that it boggles our minds. Nevertheless, which is the better game?
Just because your iPhone fits squarely inside your hand doesn’t mean you always have to enjoy it on your own -- several apps let you connect with friends to share locations and photos, or even have a little fun while together. Here are eight excellent options.