As you probably already know, the World Scrabble Championship 2016 final took place on Saturday. Brett Smitheram, a 37-year-old east Londoner took home the grand prize of €7,000, which is equivalent to about $7,815 USD.
Nigel Richards, a God amongst mortals on the Scrabble tournament scene, has outdone himself this time: he’s won the French version of the Scrabble world champs without speaking a word of French.
Imagine a world where you can play the word "selfie" or "twerk" in Scrabble. Sound absurd? Both these words are definitely a playable possibility starting later this year.
In a desperate attempt at tying its products in with current events, EA Mobile grabbed some key words from President Obama's Inauguration speech on Monday, randomly placed them on a Scrabble board and tallied up the total.
The rise of Words with Friends has brought the slow and plodding casual word game genre into the spotlight. With Lexatron, Fictorial's Brian Hammond seeks to add a little excitement to the scene with a keen competitive twist.
I sometimes play Words With Friends, and I play it the way I play Scrabble: using words that a) I know and that b) I'm sure are words normal people would use.
Scrabble fans might want to sit down before reading this news. During EA's live summer preview event, EA Mobile demonstrated a live round of Scrabble played across four different platforms: iPad, iPhone, Android, and Facebook. You're probably floored right now. Catch your breath and read on.
Do not mess with the rules of Scrabble. That was the lesson of yesterday, the day many people thought the rules would soon be changing. Blasphemy by the Scrabble-makers? Snobbery by the fans? The heated reactions seemed familiar.
Not only did my face manage to make it's way onto the The Colbert Report last night, as I slept, but it did so as the voice of the Twittersphere.
Word from the Scrabble makers at Mattel is that proper nouns will be fair game for Scrabble players as of this summer. [UPDATE: Not so fast concerning this "rule change."]
EA continues its onslaught of Hasbro titles this spring as the company reveals plans to flood Xbox Live Arcade with classic board games via the Hasbro Family Game Night channel.
RJ Softwares, the creators of the popular Facebook game Scrabulous, can now rest easy as Hasbro drops the copyright infringement lawsuit they filed in order to protect their precious Scrabble.
Hasbro is suing the creators of the popular Scrabulous Facebook game, after a request the toy company made to the social network earlier this year to pull the game went unanswered. In January when Hasbro first began to fuss about Scrabulous, many were perplexed — wasn't the prolific Facebook board game an homage to…
You now have two more ways to get your online Scrabble fix, as EA and Hasbro have announced the release of Scrabble on Pogo.com with a Facebook app to hit the social networking site later this month. Wait, you say, I'm already enjoying Scrabble via Facebook, Kotaku! No, that's Scrabulous, an unofficial Scrabble clone…