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By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Challenging brain teaser for wordsmiths.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

FYI: New update with 3- & 4-letter dictionaries

Hey Chris, Thanks very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed it and we'll definitely take your feedback into account for upcoming versions. I actually just wanted to let you know that we released an update yesterday that now features new 3- and 4-letter dictionaries. So that should make the game a lot more accessible to younger players. We're now recommending it for ages 8+ Hope you get a chance to try it out with the new gameplay modes. Thanks, Amy

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

WordUs2 (which, as far as we can tell, has a superfluous number at the end) is a love it or hate it game. It's full of puzzles that can confound, stump, and aggravate you one minute, and fill you with a sense of euphoria the next. With a Spartan, efficient design, it's an easy game to learn to play -- and if you're the type of person who lives for word puzzles, it will delight you. But be warned that if you're just a casual fan of the word games genre, the in-game dictionary can be full of baffling omissions (despite its claim of containing thousands of words) that can turn fun into frustration. In either case, it's a great time-killer, potential vocabulary builder, and certainly has the potential to chew up several hours.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Release date: December 18, 2010
  • Category: Word Games
  • Version: 1.1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.1.3 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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