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Game review
Casts a spell
by Damien McFerran 3/5/2012
Product: AbraWordabra
Developer: Total Arkade Software
Publisher: Total Arkade Software
Format: Android, iPhone
Genre: Brain training
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Unless you have a brain like a dictionary then it’s highly likely that as a child you dreaded taking spelling tests at school.

Nothing exposes your weak grasp of English more than being tasked with correctly constructing massive words, so you’d expect a game based around spelling to be about as entertaining as a Jedward acoustic gig.

However, we’re pleased to report that AbraWordabra manages to achieve the impossible. It skilfully combines frantic touchscreen action with Scrabble-like gameplay, and the end result is a family-friendly title that tests your reactions as much as that soft, spongy object located inside your skull. ...
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Cunningly fusing word play with finger-friendly action, AbraWordabra offers something that’s a little different from the norm, and is well worth investigating
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 8
Value: 8
Innovation: 8
Overall: 8
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