Reviewer, 2011-07-02 10:28:00
Apart from making it to the top spots among some of the best puzzle games, Word games often serve the educational purposes as well. Some of the most famous games in this arena are scrabble, word building, scramble, word completion puzzles etc. The games are good exercises for building vocabulary and enhancing the linguistic skills of the player. Apart from this, most of the games involve verbal logic, reasoning and sharp observation skills because the player has to explore his existing vocabulary in order to seek out the solutions to the puzzle. One such game available for playing on PC is Flip Words v.2.
Flip Words v.2 by Free Ride Games is a freeware game consisting of puzzle solving based on words and phrases. The game has a nice and colorful interface with score shown on the left hand side in big bold letters in oval shaped fields. At the bottom of the screen, you can see green colored tabs for menu, quit, save and help options aligned towards the left hand side. In a square grid, you will find round fields consisting of alphabets and a button for shuffling these alphabets when you canít find any matches. The target of the player is to complete the required phrases by clicking on the alphabets to make the words for completing the phrases. The game has a classic mode where the player can test his skills for any long and a strategy mode where the target lies in earning more and more tokens in order to spend them for helping you through other phrase completions. If you are bored of playing alone, you can even compete against other online players in the multiplayer gameplay.
To conclude with, Flip Words v.2 is a really challenging and addictive puzzle. With its infinite replayability and simple and intuitive interface, the game gets a stellar score of four-and-a-half rating points on the scale of five.