January 9, 2013

Vic Mahfood

Word Head

Developer Quote: "Word Head is the ‘Rubik's Cube’ of word search games. It’s like if Word Search and ‘Boggle’ had a baby..."

- COST:     Free     - APP STORE STARS:     4-1/2
- Categories: 3D, Entertainment, Games, Word Game

Word games sure bring the family together. They're fun, tickle the brain and spark conversation making good times. Word Head is a new game that's making waves with its entertaining and challenging aspects. On the screen, it looks a bit like a Rubik's Cube or a Boggle set-up. What's neat is the 3-D cube you move this way and that seeking words to wrap around it. Try to find words from ready-made or customized lists and score big points. Features of this addicting 3D, iPhone word-game are as follows:

o Traditional Word Search on a 3D cube
- 4x4 cube - 96 letters
- 5x5 cube - 150 letters
- 6x6 cube - 216 letters
- 7x7 cube - 294 letters

o Word Placement & Game Play
- Words placed randomly in an orthogonal or diagonal manner in all eight cardinal directions
- Words wrap around corners of cube both orthogonally and diagonally - think 3D
- Scoring based on word selection times - the quicker you select a word from the last successful selection, the more points you earn
- Multiple instances of a word on the cube are playable (Bonus Points)
- Games are saved during all interruptions

o 3 modes of play
- Alphabet Quest Mode - A series of 26 games where you attempt to earn all the letters of the Alphabet. You must find an additional hidden word in each game in order to advance to the next game in the series. The Alphabet Quest is integral to Word Head because it's the only way to unlock word lists and game features.
- Word List Mode - A single game where you can play any unlocked or custom word list scoring points
- Casual Mode - Similar to Word List Mode but no points are scored

o 79 Themed word lists to be unlocked as you play the Alphabet Quest
- Play Word Head in English, French, German, or Spanish


o Un-lockable features through the Alphabet Quest
- Word Lists
- Cube Sizes
- Cube Themes - 5 Themes
- Cube Inverse Colors
- Word Density - 8 to 50 words per game based on word list and cube size

o Create custom word lists from the word look-up provided in four languages
- US English: 153,000 + words
- UK English: 154,000 + words
- French: 269,000 + words
- German: 675,000 + words
- Spanish: 419,000 + words

o Share custom word lists with your family and friends through the Game Center or Bluetooth

o Create "custom words" by concatenating (stringing together) words to create short sentences or phrases for your custom word lists (Maximum 16 characters not counting spaces)
- send special messages to your friends

o Uses the internal iOS dictionary for word definitions in English, French, German, and Spanish

With this many features, you'll be playing this puzzling game for a long time! There are so many word lists that are just waiting for you to unlock in Alphabet Quest. An extra touch is the fact that you can search words from extensive word look-up dictionaries provided in English, French, German, and Spanish. Pick the size puzzle you'd prefer from many choices depending on how much time is available to you. So many combinations and options are yours to enjoy with the unusual and challenging Word Head word game.

COOL CONCLUSION: Word Head is a unique word game with a 3D, floating cube sporting Rubik's Cube/Boggle-like play! It's loaded with challenge, words, dictionaries and fun for the whole family to enjoy time and again.
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--Date/Version: Released 1/7/13 - Version 1.04
--iOS/Age Rating:  This app requires iOS 5.1 or later. Rated 4+.
--Device: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad.
--Developer: Andy Kiger - JWACK APPS

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