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TextTwist Turbo

By GameHouse

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Tease your textual talents!
Enjoy a supercharged version of the classic word game!


Everyone's favorite word game returns as Text Twist Turbo has finally landed on your iPhone and iPod Touch. Play one of the most popular word games of all time, the hit game that over 5 million people have downloaded onto their PC and Mac.

This classic word game has stirred millions of players around the world with its laid-back style and brain-teasing action.

Create words out of the letters provided to progress to longer words and bigger challenges. This is the perfect game for crossword fans, wordsmiths, puzzle gamers and anyone who is looking for an exciting cerebral workout.


* Two game modes: Basic Word Puzzle and Twist Puzzle
* Unlock Awards as you advance through the game solving word puzzles
* Thousands upon thousands of words to solve
* High Score Tracking

Language support:

English, Spanish, German, French, German

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What's New in Version 1.2.2

TextTwist Turbo is now available in English, Spanish, German, Italian and French!

We have included several new features and fixed some small issues with the game. Additionally, the game is now compatible with OS 3.0.

Among other updates, we have made it possible for you to listen to your favorite iTunes music as you play the game.


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Customer Reviews

Could be so much better

Text Twist for the Palm and PC were great, so I'm not sure why they messed with a good thing.

That aside, this version has problems --it's a serious battery hog (maybe due to the flowing background graphics?), it doesn't recognize common words such as 'core' and 'ape' (is this random?), and it just lacks what the original version had.

The twist puzzle isn't bad, but the other one bores me, especially with the constant popups asking if I want to change levels, then having to use the pause menu to switch manaully. Awkward.

All in all, I'm very disappointed. Losing Text Twist was one of the things I missed most when I switched from Palm to the iPod Touch, so I was excited when I saw this in the app store. I really, really want the original version again. I'm not opposed to change when it makes something better, but I feel this missed the mark.

Pretty good game - just needs a couple of things

Needs a broader dictionary - has told me that several words that are actual words are not words (one that comes to mind at the moment is 'grey' - this is a fairly common spelling of 'gray'). Also, it would be nice if the Word List could be accessed from the play screen - it is a pain to have to go through a couple of levels to get to it, especially as you get close to finishing out a level. Would also be nice if there were not quite so many pop-ups - maybe they could be combined somehow or something done with them.

Other than that, I do enjoy the game.

Text Twist

Addicted to this game, love it! Some glitches include- perfectly good words (edgy,) "not in dictionary," and after spending an hour looking for a "go-between these two words" word, when you give up, it turns out to be the same word twice. My biggest complaint is the very annoying additional whiney/moaning/spooky sounding noise in the background of the game showish original sounds. It's worse than any glitch. Please stop adding unnecessary frills, that are off-putting to your players. Please leave well enough alone. The enemy of good is better.

TextTwist Turbo
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: May 22, 2009
  • Version: 1.2.2
  • Size: 3.8 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Seller: RealNetworks, Inc.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 2.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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