What you need to know
- Wurdweb sees gamers use words to try to reach the finishing tile.
- The game is a cross between Scrabble and traditional crossword puzzles.
It's Friday which means there are new Apple Arcade games to be had. The latest to catch the eye is an interesting take on crossword puzzles called wurdweb.
Available ad-free and without any in-app purchases thanks to its inclusion in Apple Arcade, wurdweb has players use words to make their way to the finishing tile. It's like a cross between Scrabble and crosswords and it's positively delightful.
Check it out:
Gamers will need to be Apple Arcade subscribers to play wurdweb and it's available for download from the App Store (opens in new tab) right now. You can play wurdweb on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. That being said, this seems like the perfect game to lay in bed and play on your phone on a Sunday morning!
If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the Best Game Controllers for Apple TV and Apple Arcade 2021.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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