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Hasbro’s classic game UPWORDS is now available for iOS from indie developers Lonely Star Software.

**Featured in the App Store for World Battle Games!

UPWORDS adds another dimension to crossword board games. Build words by playing letters across, down and stacked atop existing letters. This unique 3-dimensional game play allows you to change existing words into new words. Score points for each letter tile in your word and every letter tile under your word. The higher you the stack, the higher you score. Build words, stack letters, score high and have fun!

If you love word games, give UPWORDS a try.

-Online multiplayer with friends or random opponents
-Play against the Computer Opponent with 4 skill levels
-Pass and Play for 1-4 players
-In-game chat
-Push notifications
-Multiple Themes

Upgrade to the full version UPWORDS to play without ads.

What's New in Version 1.6.55

We're happy to announce UPWORDS Chat, a new version you can play over iMessages. UPWORDS Chat has a smaller 8x8 game board and fewer tiles for quick games with friends. Search for "UPWORDS Chat" in the AppStore.

-Fixed bug showing incorrect score in game history
-Added compatibility with UPWORDS Chat


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Customer Reviews

NOT like the real game in distribution of letters

Thanks to developers for free game. Playing against computer I've seen lots more of the letters s, f, w than in orig game and fewer a's and e's so I gave it a 4 instead of a 5. Computer also seems to play like a scrabble player. Those who love UPwords for the ability to cover tiles, esp corners, will know what I mean. Long words just tend to hog the board and make building UP more difficult. I don't like scrabble but I do like Upwords. If you are an aficionado like me, you might want to consider the upgrade. Otherwise, acknowledge that it's a great free game and just close the ads when they appear. Use the time to plan your next move as the computer moves pretty quickly- or it apologizes for "thinking...

Great game!

We played this game as a board game for quite a few years and loved it. When it came out as an app, it prompted my wife to get a smartphone which she thought was unnecessary until then. Now we can play almost anywhere anytime which is a lot of fun. No more boring waiting times, even an elevator ride is a chance to make a move or two. Chat function is both fun and useful. The game operates very smoothly on our phones and tablets. While using electronics a lot can cause less real contact with people, this actually improved our social life.

Fun & doesn't take forever to finish

Challenging and fun. If your partner is quick to take their turn, even better. Games can finish pretty quickly for a game like this, which adds to the charm. For me, at least.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.6.55
  • Size: 33.6 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Premium Upgrade$3.99
  2. Word Glow$1.99
  3. 10 Tokens$0.99
  4. 35 Tokens$2.99
  5. Theme Pack$1.99
  6. 80 Tokens$5.99