Hooked on words – A war of Vocabulary

by Jul 21, 20140 comments

Genre : Games
Platform : iPad | iPhone
Developer : Plasmaworks LLC
Rating : 4
Positives : Good and Simple . Best time killer.
Negatives : Ads

The name ‘Hooked on Words’ itself gives a clear idea about this game, yes a very addictive game. Hooked on is developed with an intention to shape up your vocabulary skills in the form of game. It sets up a platform to learn new words and frame new words. There are many games on this theme in app store but this game Hooked On Words is unique in it’s own way. The game is well designed to entice the users with it’s visuals and music.

The game is available for two different type of player modes. Single player mode has several other five different type of games which is the specialty of this game. The multiplayer mode gives you option to challenge your friends. You could use your Facebook account to play in multi player mode or if you wish to keep your Facebook privacy you have option to create a new account using your email address.


This game Hooked On Words comes with a cool tutorial where they explain the game controls and several ways to play the game. The game controls are very simple, all you have to do is just swipe on letters and form a meaningful word. The bigger the length of the word you get more points. This game has an in-app store which they call it as “The Word Shop” where you can spend some money and earn some tokens which you can use it in the games. There are several ways to earn free tokens too. So if you are a free loader then this game will not bore you for sure.


The Word Shop has some options to remove the advertisements that come as part of free version, you could either spend $1.99 and remove just the advertisements or you could buy a Deluxe version for $2.99 where you can remove ads and receive 100 bonus tokens. You could buy tokens for a cost ranging $0.99 to $4.99 which i feel is not a big deal. Also if are a free loader you could ear tokens for watching few advertisement videos, liking in Facebook, Posting on Facebook wall about this game and by inviting your friends. So this game never forces anyone to buy from their Word Shop you could play this game just for free of cost, if you are ready to tolerate the advertisements.


This game is incorporated with social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. You can post about this game right from the application just by connecting to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. Please note that this game maintains the users privacy and it will never make any anonymous posts on your Facebook or Twitter pages.

Pros: Good and Simple way to empower your vocabulary knowledge. Very good time killer and it doesn’t have any age limitation to play.

Cons: Didn’t observe anything big to write as a con, like any other free games this game also has advertisements, which you need to watch before playing each game.

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