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Game review
A real scrabblerouser
by Matthew Diener 2/1/2013
Product: Wordament
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Format: iPhone, Windows 8
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: US
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No matter how complex and enthralling modern video games may be, it's unlikely that they'll ever eclipse the appeal of the humble wordsearch.

A hangover from the back page of newspapers and idle days in primary school, wordsearch games stimulate the basic linguistic portion of our brains while tapping into a primitive, competitive impulse as we try to beat our friends and classmates.

Wordament - which has been available on Windows Phones for some time - builds upon both of these elements by adding an interesting new twist to the competitive wordsearch puzzle game: Xbox Live integration. ...
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Challenging, competitive word-searching make Wordament a game worth playing whether you're padding your Live stats or not
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 8
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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