Amazon Debuts Scrabble App For Kindle


Sure, you wish Amazon launched a Space Invaders app instead to enliven your dreary reading. Alas, a word game is what coming to the Kindle family thanks to the team at Electronics Arts Inc. The app is compatible with either second or third generation Kindles and the DX. At $4.99 it’s no sleeper either. The app has cracked the top 10 of Amazon’s bestseller list right behind Stieg Larsson’s scorching novels.

Amazon Debuts Scrabble App For Kindle

As for specs, the minimalist graphics have earned raves and gameplay can accommodate from a couple to a whole bunch of players. This version of Scrabble even has two letter words added to your alphabetic arsenal.

Now let’s have a chunk of text straight from Amazon’s product description to further entice you:

“With SCRABBLE for Kindle play the game you know and love – anytime, anywhere.

Simple controls make it easy to play any way you want, whether you’re a casual or experienced SCRABBLE player. Pass N’ Play with a friend, challenge the Kindle, or play a solo game. If you need help, use the Best Word feature to create the highest scoring word possible. You can even pause the game anytime and pick it up later.

Follow your progress game by game with instant statistics tracking. As your game-play and strategy improves, you’ll find more ways to rack up double and triple word scores.

Enjoy the number one name in crossword games, and sharpen your vocabulary in a fun new way.”

Via Engadget


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  • http://auriette.blogspot.com Auriette

    I would play STAINED on the bottom line, with the S on the double letter box and the D completing the word STONED. With the double letter on S and the triple word score, that’s 18 points, plus 50 for using all seven letters plus another 7 for STONED. 75 points in all, if I’m adding correctly. Math was never my strongest subject.

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