Word games are easily among the oldest form of puzzles that mankind have been addicted to. They are not only great time killers but help improve your vocabulary as well. Then there is also the exciting prospect of testing your skills on a world stage and against the best out there. What’s more, the games are all completely free.
The most popular word games for Windows 10
Alphajax is clearly one of the best word games that you can have on Windows 10. It’s a must-have for those who love words. It can be played on both the PC and Phone and can be played against anyone in the world. And in case you don’t like the idea of playing with strangers, you can always invite your friends to test out your word skills.
Wordament is another extremely popular world game and should appeal to hard-core word enthusiasts. Essentially an Xbox title that can also be played on the phone and PC, Wordament offers a significantly enlarged scope in that you get to compete against thousands of players from all over the world and in real time. That’s not all as you compete on the same board and against all at the same time. No wonder Microsoft is calling it a word tournament given its extensive scope.
3rd Floor Word Search
As the name implies, you will be searching for words that are already there, instead of making up those using given hints. There are 150 categories, four game modes and four difficulty settings which ensure there is a new game each time one plays and none gets repeated.
It’s another game where you will be searching for a particular word. Also the biggest plus here is that the game can be played in several languages such as German, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
It is a classic word game where you have time till the hangman drawing is complete to guess both single words and phrases. Then there are lots of word categories to choose from and can be played in both single and dual player modes. Surely a must-have for anyone addicted to crosswords, sudoku or the different varieties of hang man games.
Here is a game where you have four picture clues to guess the right word. The target for you will be to reach level 325 without having used a single coin or with more than a 1000 coins to spare. You can use the coins to reveal one of the correct letters or to remove the incorrect ones in your quest for the right word.
Master of Words
It is essentially a word construction game where you will be sharing your board with thousands of players from around the world. Ranking are provided at the end of the game, so you know where you stand or how much progress you need to make.
It’s sort of a word association puzzle where the first and the last word are already given. Your job will be to come up with those words that connect to the first and last given words. Also with 450 levels, there will never be any dearth of words to start playing with. Another unique aspect of the game is that new levels gets added automatically and does not call for updating the app for the same.
Here you will be required to unscramble words from six letters. It is a time based game in that the player who unscrambles the most words in each 2 minute round will have the highest point. You can play against yourself or against anyone in the world in each round.
Word Teaser- Challenging Word game
It is another fast paced game where you will be required to find the right word from inside the grid. Time allowed is just 90 secs, which means the game can be a real challenge of your vocabulary skills. You can either hit upon the right word or make as many as you can that is closest to the target word. The words can be found on the grid in all possible directions – up, down, left, right, diagonal and so on. You can challenge yourself or play against anyone in the world. Then there is also the option to play with a word of your choice, which again can be chosen from an exhaustive category list.
Lexiqo: Word Puzzle
It is an interesting game where the game board tends to fill up on its own and the only way you can prevent that from happening is building your own words. The game tracks your progress and you can also compare your scores against others in the online leaderboard. The game also offers dictionaries in French and English.
Crossword Puzzle Plus
The good old crossword puzzle that will allow you to discover new words and further enhance your general knowledge skills.