Best Word Game Apps for iOS and Android

If you are a fan of crossword puzzles then this article is for you. Below we will show you some of the best word game apps for iOS and Android devices. Check it out!

There are many types of mobile games like RPGs, action games, racing, adventures, platforms… But there are also other types, less popular ones, aimed at casual and occasional players. A perfect example of this are crossword-style word games. Although it seems so, these games are not aimed at children (you can always find some that are) and by playing them you will improve your vocabulary and keep your brain sharp. 

Word games are enjoyable, mostly because they are simple and easy to play. Like in all game categories, there are a variety of word games to choose from. In ones you will need to unscramble anagrams, fill in crossword puzzles, and in others you will need to find words within massive blocks of letters. Despite most of them being similar to each other, there are also some rather unique ones available on the market. Below you will find some of the best word game apps you can play right away!


Playing Wordscapes for just 10 minutes a day will shape your mind and get you ready for your daily challenges. The game is pretty easy at first, but as you progress through the levels it quickly gets harder. Each round only lasts a couple of minutes so it is perfect for quick brain-stretching. Wordscapes is an all-in-one word game. You can play word searching game, anagrams as well as crosswords! On top of that, the app has beautiful game backgrounds that will help you relax.

Available on: iOS and Android


This is a perfect game for anyone who gets itchy after spotting a big spelling mistake while reading books, magazines, movie titles, etc. The idea is to find a spelling mistake in the provided text before the time runs out. The game is surprisingly fun and dynamic, especially at the end when you have just a few seconds left to find a spelling mistake. Typochondria has an endless Zen mode as well where you can play without any fear of the time running out. You can choose from 4 different genres (Crime, Sci-Fi, Non-Fiction, or Romance) where each of them comes with its own unique vocabulary.

Available on: iOS and Android

Words With Friends 2

Words With Friends 2 is one of the world’s most popular word games with more than 10 million users. This version has more game modes than its predecessor including a mode where you can play against a fictional character as well as the multiplayer time-based team challenge mode. There are also weekly community challenges and flash events you can participate in, making this game really challenging. This is a great game you can play with your family and friends and stay connected with them wherever you are. 

Available on: iOS and Android

Crossword Puzzle

As its name suggests, this is a crossword puzzle game with plenty of free content. It works like any normal crossword puzzle that you may find in newspapers. You get a lot of clues and all you have to do is type in the answers based on the clues you got. You can choose between hard, medium, and easy modes and you will be getting free packs of crosswords on a weekly basis. There is even an offline mode so you can do your crosswords wherever you are. 

Available on: iOS and Android


Typeshift is quite an original crossword and anagram game, and above everything, it’s really fun. The game offers you rows with different letters that you have to move up or down in order to form a word. The objective is to complete all the rows and color all the tiles. The further you advance in the game, the more complicated it gets. Keep in mind that the first couple of levels are really easy, but as you progress levels become a lot harder, even impossible at first sight.

Available on: iOS and Android

These games can be really fun to play, but at the same time will improve your vocabulary, grammar and will train your brain. This is why everyone should be playing these kinds of games once in a while. If we forgot to mention some of your favorite word games feel free to let us know in the comments below. You can also visit our blog and check other apps lists and mobile tips and tricks.