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  • Publisher: We Are Colin
  • Genre: Word
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 10.7 MB
  • Version: 1.3
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (2)
App description: Tired of traditional word searches? Why not spice it up a bit with a rush.

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What the Critics Say
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Featured Worldwide by Apple.

Top 30 All Games in the UK,
Top 5 Word game in over 15 Countries,
Top 10 Word game in over 35 Countries.

Featured on the front page of the App Store in the UK and Australia and a 'Hot New Game' in the US and Canada.

"A great puzzler with a small twist that will keep you entertained for hours, if not days!" - touchAholics.com

"If you like word games then we can definitely recommend WordSearch Rush" - gamesuncovered.com

"It's odd to actually be enjoying a puzzle that's often used in grade-schools to boost your vocabulary" - AppSpy.com

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About the Game
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Traditional word searches give you a list of words to look for, but this isn't a traditional word search game. To feel the rush you must find 7 words associated with a chosen topic, within a time limit. The twist being, you aren't given the word list!

For example, if the topic was colours you may have to look for the word "blue". But don't worry help is at hand. If you struggle to find a word you can always use 1 of 3 hints which tells you a word that's in the grid. The way you play and the speed you play at will decide your score.

Play to learn, play for fun, play for competition and play for the rush!

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OpenFeint Enabled
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The score you achieve can be sent online (via. Openfeint), so you can see your rank among the world. Your scores can also be posted on Facebook or Twitter, just so you can brag about your new high score.

Lots of OpenFeint Achievements are also in the game, so why not try and get them all!

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In-App Purchasing
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With the game you are given two packs to kick-start your word search rush addiction. Additional packs can be downloaded from the store in-game. These packs include foreign languages, larger grids and much much more! New packs will continuously be added to the store, so there will always be a new word search to play!

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Educational
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The game's ease of use enables children to learn words whilst having fun, so its educational value cannot be missed. Parents and teachers have already been very positive regarding its hidden educational benefits. The range of topics covered are vast and foreign languages are also introduced in the game. These foreign language puzzles are ideal for those wanting to practice their language skills. The game is continuously updated with new wordsearches that can be downloaded from the store, so the fun of WordSearch Rush will never stop!

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Features
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* Easy to pick up and play for any age.
* Drag or tap functionality to select words.
* Multiple wordsearches can be downloaded that cover foreign languages.
* Submit your score worldwide and compete with every rush fanatic!
* Compare scores over facebook and twitter and challenge them.
* A collection of achievements up for grabs!
* Choose to listen to your own music whilst word rushing!
* Change letters to lower case for better readability if dyslexic.

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Credits
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Programmers: David Leverton, Justin T Alexander.
Artists: Joe Pykett, Stacy Cannon.
Music: Kevin MacLeod
Sound from 'The Free Sound Project': junggle, Robinhood76, Koops, adcbicycle.
Beta Testers: Sandi Dean, Mike Holmes, David Hayward, Trevor Raynsford, Binyomin Freedman, Mike Reddy, Tim Jordan, Graham Sear.

DaveLev's comments:
WordSearch Rush has been Released - 19th March - Check it out,



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03-19-2010, 05:33 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Derby, UK.
Posts: 161
Previews

Check out the couple of Previews of the game that happened before release:

http://www.appspy.com/game-preview-wordsearch-rush-news
http://touchaholics.com/main/2010/03...-preview-video

Hope you enjoy the game!

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03-19-2010, 06:30 AM
#3
You know, I've always liked crossword puzzles vs. word searches...although, this game has sparked my interest, I'd probably really like this one with the added element of global leaderboards the game also looks top-notch and nicely put together.

Btw, that app icon looks just plain cool! All the best with your new game,

Richard

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03-19-2010, 08:04 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Derby, UK.
Posts: 161
Quote:
Originally Posted by rich_952000 View Post
You know, I've always liked crossword puzzles vs. word searches...although, this game has sparked my interest, I'd probably really like this one with the added element of global leaderboards the game also looks top-notch and nicely put together.

Btw, that app icon looks just plain cool! All the best with your new game,

Richard
Thanks! It's nice to heard some good feedback about the game, not many people were interested due to the WordSearch title I believe, but every hardcore gamer we've shown it to seems to love it too.

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03-19-2010, 08:23 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: MA, USA
Posts: 211
Great! Been waiting for this!
03-19-2010, 11:58 AM
#6
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Derby, UK.
Posts: 161
Quote:
Originally Posted by cthibault View Post
Great! Been waiting for this!
Wow, didn't think people would be waiting for it. Guess the pre-release promotion payed off a little.

Thanks!

Enjoy the game.

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WordSearch Rush - Featured by Apple - Available now
03-20-2010, 05:02 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Derby, UK.
Posts: 161
An update has been applied to fix a few issues people were having with the in-game store, and also improves loading times!

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Screw The Dealer + iSevens - Card Games -
WordSearch Rush - Featured by Apple - Available now
03-30-2010, 02:08 PM
#8
This game is maddeningly addictive! It's the only thing I've wanted to play all day since d/Ling it early this morning. I played one puzzle category, Colors, for almost two hours just now. I'm a high-score junkie, and this is the perfect game to play for that fix

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