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Review

Wordscapes is a game for mobile phones and tablets, available to download for free on the iOS and Android stores. The game consists of a sequence of puzzles, each with a grid of letters, which you must unblock to uncover the hidden words. Wordscapes is a word game that requires you to find words that are hidden on the board. The more letters you fi...

Wordscapes

  • Samanta Blumberg
  • Feb 03, 2022

Wordscapes is a game for mobile phones and tablets, available to download for free on the iOS and Android stores. The game consists of a sequence of puzzles, each with a grid of letters, which you must unblock to uncover the hidden words. Wordscapes is a word game that requires you to find words that are hidden on the board. The more letters you find, the more points you score. You can find words vertically, horizontally, and diagonally on the board. Wordscapes is an addictive word game with an extensive vocabulary and tons of levels. There are over 180 levels for players to try to complete. Each level has a different word puzzle and objective. The objective for the level is stated at the top of the level. If the player doesn’t know the word, they can use one of their hints to show two letters of the word.

Gameplay

Gameplay consists of a sequence of puzzles, each with a grid of letters, which you must unblock to uncover the hidden words. You are given a hint, which you can use to find the word that is hidden behind the grid. The game starts with one puzzle unlocked, and the player must unlock the second puzzle by solving the first one. There are two modes in Wordscapes: Classic and Timed. In Classic mode, you play on a 15x15 grid and the timer is at 2:00. In Timed mode, you play on a 10x10 grid and the timer is at 1:00.

Graphics

The graphics are simple, but they do the job. The game does not have an animation, but it does have sounds that make it more enjoyable. The graphics in Wordscapes are very similar to those of Candy Crush and Bejeweled Blitz. The backgrounds are simple, but they are able to match the theme of the game. There are also different types of tiles to help you find words easier, such as gem stones, wood, and metal.

Information about replayability

Each puzzle is different, because it has a different sequence of letters to uncover the hidden words. On top of that, the game offers a leaderboard, so that you can compare yourself to other players.

Conclusion

Wordscapes is a game that offers many puzzles to play, with different sequences of letters. The game is available to download for free, and it does not use the phone's camera. It has only one game mode, but it has hints to use, and a leaderboard.

Pros:
  • There are many puzzles to play, with different sequences of letters
  • Player can compare himself to other players
  • Simple graphics are easy to understand
  • The game is available to download for free
  • There are hints to use
  • The game offers a leaderboard
  • The game is for mobile phones and tablets
Cons:
  • The game only offers the one gameplay mode
  • The game does not have an animation
  • There are no sound effects
  • The game does not use the phone's camera
  • The game does not give you feedback
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