Graphics and Gameplay
The game is cool in the eyes and easy to pick up and play. Its blue background, eye-candy letter tiles, and appropriate sound events are just the right blend of a simple yet engaging game elements that would make you want want to keep playing over and over. There are two game modes to choose from: Puzzle and Action.
Puzzle Mode is the untimed game where you can play at your own pace. The round doesn’t end until you complete all the possible words available with the letters you have, figure out the longest word, or until you want to end it by pressing the Give Up button. The Action Mode is a more exciting game, where you are allotted two and a half minutes to figure out as much words as you can while racking up the points. Your main goal in Action Mode is to also figure out the longest possible word within the two minute and a half time span.
Rearranging letter tiles can be achieved by twisting them so you can unearth other words that you might miss. Additional points are garnered as you submit other possible words that can be formed with the available letters.
Controls are easy to adapt to. For those who can type fast or more akin manuevering via keyboard, you may find it easier to enter the letters with the use of your keyboard, pressing enter to submit your formed words, and hitting on the space bar to twist the letters that can help you discover more words. You can also use the cursor in selecting the letters and pressing the buttons on the game board if you’re more inclined to use the mouse or track pad. You can use both approaches simultaneously seamlessly.
Super TextTwist is so good, Gamehouse decided to create a sequel game called Text Twist 2. But of course, nothing beats the original. With the game’s large database of words, you can enjoy Super TextTwist way beyond what you can imagine, and you’ll enjoy earning high scores to share with your friends and family.