by Peter Willington 30/4/2013
Product: Idol Words
Developer: Outplay Entertainment
Publisher: Outplay Entertainment
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual, Puzzle, Word game
Networking: wireless (network)
Social games in which you form words with letter tiles are ten a penny. Actually, scratch that - they're even cheaper, as most are now freemium releases.
This means that perfectly sound releases - like Idol Words - can get forgotten amid a crowd of other technically well-made word games that have neither a visual hook nor an established licence to attract enough players to keep them going.
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It's a genuine shame, because there's nothing very wrong with Idol Words, aside from a lack of invention.
The game's basic premise is simple: you're given a 4x4 grid of letters, and must link lines of adjoining characters together to create words of three letters or more.
If you're completely new to word games on mobiles, then you're in for a treat. Otherwise, this is a fun, functional, but forgettable word game
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