From Casual to Hardcore Gamer in 10 Easy Steps (or 40 Years)

While the folks at the iTunes gaming division might have trouble rooting out copycat games, what they excel at is making lists. In creating a list of ten games that can take a mobile gamer from casual to hardcore, those Apple list-builders have created a mini history of gaming in portable form. » 1/02/13 12:55pm 1/02/13 12:55pm

Barack Obama Would Probably Beat Mitt Romney in Letterpress, Too

The thing I like about Letterpress is how it makes a field of letters turn into a vicious battleground, with two players vying to control more territory than the other via clever word-forming. Sounds a lot like something important that happened this week, no? » 11/08/12 3:30pm 11/08/12 3:30pm

How Do You Spell Addiction? L-E-T-T-E-R-P-R-E-S-S.

Word games? I love ‘em. Give me a jumble of letters and a grid and I'll go to town. One great thing about the advent of smartphones is how they've ushered in a major re-think of the word game DNA. So, last week, when a neighbor mentioned that a new iOS word game was spreading like wildfire through his workplace, I… » 10/31/12 1:16pm 10/31/12 1:16pm

There Was Only One Way to Respond to the N-Word in Letterpress

I couldn't find the words to respond to the appearance of that most unacceptable of racial slurs in a random game of Letterpress on my iPhone this weekend. Luckily I found the right letters. » 10/31/12 12:26am 10/31/12 12:26am