Quarrel Deluxe in Review – The Pen is Mightier…

The appendages to limbs ratio in this game is simply staggering.

I’ve never been so frustrated with tiny men lacking in necks, arms, and legs. Oddly enough I also can’t remember the last time I fell quite so in love with them. Such is life in the land of Quarrel Deluxe: at times an exhilarating dose of brain-busting competition, and at others… phone-throwingly frustrating. What is Quarrel, you ask? It’s an unfortunately overlooked game cast into a world in which games just like it have already planted their flags. There is little room to move on the map over which apps such as Words With Friends already rule. However, if Quarrel were to advance on their territories it would do so with the word value of SCRABBLE, and all the war strategy of RISK.

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WordSearch Rush – A WordSearch Game with a Twist – Available on iPhone

Derby, UK – WordSearch Rush 1.1 has been released for iPhone and iPod touch devices. We Are Colin provides a different experience to ordinary wordsearch puzzles by removing the word list and presenting the user with one topic. Using this topic they must find words related to it within a specified time limit. This gameplay mechanic brings a fresh and fun new way to play wordsearch puzzles.

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Fishtropolis in Review – Throw it back and reel in another one.

Fishtropolis is a word game. You log in to the game (you can have five game slots in total, so if others in your household want to play, they can have their own account) and you’re then presented with a grid of letters, above which is a fish tank. The tank contains the fish corresponding to the particular level you’re on. They swim around as you match words – and that’s about it.

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Wuggle in Review – Pimp ‘em words

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Texas Wuggle’s precursor is a word game based on familiar slide-to-play mechanics and 4J Studios’ penchant for touching. Wuggling isn’t a word commonly used by iDevicers, but according to 4J Studios (and some personal investigation), it means: the playful arranging of letters. The great part is that Wuggle doesn’t require the biggest thinking cap, just a capable pointing digit, a place to sit, and as you will see, patience.

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Scramble Live comes to the App Store, $2.99

scramble5If you’re already on Facebook AND love word games, then you’ve probably heard of and even played Scramble, one of the most popular and addictive word titles on the social networking site. Developed by Zynga, who is also responsible the slew of Live Poker titles at the App Store, they now bring you Scramble Live for your iPhone/iPod Touch. This Boggle like word game allows you play by yourself or live against other players, both on Facebook and on the iDevice.

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time on this portable version the past 2 days and already its become one of my favorite word games for the iPhone. Competing against other Scramble players online is simply fantastic and definitely gets the competitive juices flowing. If you’re a fan of the game, better grab it now while its on sale for $2.99 (until March 8th). Check out more screenshots and a video after the jump.

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