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Game review
Sqword to your mother
by Nadia Oxford 4/7/2013
Product: Sqwords
Developer: Toy Studio
Publisher: Toy Studio
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Sqwords. It's almost as much fun to play as it is to pronounce. Sqwords is essentially a crossword puzzle with a dash of sudoku: you complete words on a grid by filling in missing letters, the caveat being that the words must make sense both vertically and horizontally.

The game's simplicity and addictiveness will please word game fans, though having hints locked behind a paywall is sure to irritate some.

You begin each round with a grid that has pre-set letters in addition to a varying number of loose letters. Your job is to place the loose letters in an order that fills the grid with words that make sense both vertically and horizontally. ...
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Sqwords is an addictive word game that anyone can play, though the presence of in-app purchases might cheese some players off
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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