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  • Publisher: Warp The Form
  • Genre: Word
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 19.3 MB
  • Version: 3.01
  • Price: $0.99
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App description: Match Phrase is a fun and addicting game that combines the excitement of a match 3 format with the challenge of a word puzzle in one fast-paced, easy to use app for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The concept is simple, the puzzles are fun, and with the wide choice of topics, the possibilities are limitless! Click "More" to learn why you should download this App today!

"I give it 5/5..it's addicting"
--Facebook Fan

"The gameplay is excellent and awards Match Phrase our 4-dimple status."

If you like match 3 and word puzzle games, then you're going to love Match Phrase for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Match Phrase blends two of the world's most popular games together into one exciting and easy to use app. Once the power of Match Phrase captures you, you'll be hooked. This game is easy to pick up, but extremely hard to put back down!

The concept is to match at least 3 symbols that are the same in a row. Simply tap your finger on the screen over each token you want to switch; it's as simple as that. Tokens are located on either silver or gold tiles; and when a match is made, one level of the tiles is destroyed, and the lower tile is shown. Symbols that are over silver tiles require matches to be made on them twice before getting destroyed and possibly revealing a letter; and symbols that are over gold tiles need to have a match made just once before being destroyed; and a letter may be shown.

We've also thrown in several locked tiles just to keep you on your toes. These tiles are silver ones and they have a lock and chain across them. These locks mean that the token behind the lock cannot be moved. There is only one way to unlock these tiles, and that is to make a match with the locked token. You can only unlock it by moving a token next to it so the locked token becomes part of the Match 3 combo. If no match is made, then the tiles stay locked.

Some of the awesome features of Match Phrase include:
* 35 different boards
* 5 new challenging levels (40 in all!)
* 40 new puzzles (Over 600 possible puzzles in all!)
* New sounds
* New screens
* New effects
* New screen re-shuffle

If no matches are made, then the board reloads with a completely new batch of tokens. You can even make matches of $ symbols to earn virtual money to buy vowels for $150 and to erase strikes for $750. When letters are finally revealed, they turn green and then they are put in the alphabet area at the bottom of the screen. When you think that you're ready to solve the word puzzle, click to expand the letter screen at the top; and use the green letters from the bottom to solve the puzzle. For every guess you make that is incorrect, you receive one strike. Once you accumulate 5 strikes, the game is over and you have to start over.

Work quickly because Match Phrase has one last curve to throw at you. Just to add a bit more excitement to this already challenging game, we've included a time limit for you to worry about. The timer is located in the right hand side bar, as well as on the letter select screen for close monitoring.

Download Match Phrase for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad now and start playing the biggest game to hit the market in recent years. Once you've played Match Phrase for the first time, you'll wonder why no one came up with this brilliant idea sooner. You'll also be wondering what happened to all your spare time. This game is guaranteed to become your most used app and an uncontrollable addiction. Use it wisely.

godsized's comments:
Match Phrase is the new addictive game based on the classic match-three concept with the addition of innovative word puzzle features, for the iPhone and iPod touch!

"...the gameplay is excellent and awards Match Phrase our 4-Dimple status." - AppSmile.com

The rules are simple: swap adjacent gems to make sets of three or more gems of the same color. Do this over the metal tiles and unlock letters to solve the word puzzle!

Gameplay is intuitive: just swipe your finger on the screen to swap gems and get the letters you need!

If you like Match Three and Word Puzzle style games, you'll love Match Phrase from Warp the Form.

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05-26-2010, 01:10 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Game Impressions

Nice idea, but the execution could be better.

The match-3 interface feels clunky and isn't very satisfying to play. You can't even slide the tiles, only tap.

I'm sure there is a way to design the interface so you don't need to flip between the match-3 screen and the letter entry keyboard. (Hint: get rid of the keyboard.)

Pity, as I think there's real potential here that really could shine in more capable hands.