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Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game app review: Scrabble on steroids

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Introduction

Prepare to have your intellect stretched to its very limits by Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game for iPhone and iPad, which will pit you against AI versions of some of the greatest literary minds in history!

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If you like word games then you’re going to be in for a real treat with this one as it provides the option to play against human opponents or AI personalities; be sure to check it out if you’re looking for a Scrabble clone with a little more to offer.

Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game

$0.99

Enjoy Varied Opponents

Making an awesome addition to the Games category of the App Store - and one that is sure to have you scratching your head and / or pulling your hair out - is this multifaceted crossword game that allows you to play against up to five other players.

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With this game you can choose between human and AI players with a range of different difficulty levels, as well as some very impressive AI Authors that come with their own dictionaries based on that author’s works.

A play on words
A play on words

Take On the Greats... or Grandma!

Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game also features AI Personalities such as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and Aesop, so you’re definitely going to have your work cut out for you if you want to reign supreme!

As if all of that wasn’t enough, you can also choose to face off against the ultimate AI player, Mr. Genius. In all honesty you probably won’t stand a chance against Mr. Genius so you might want to try practicing on the online multiplayer mode first!

How well do you know your literature
How well do you know your literature

Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game

$0.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Enjoy a multifaceted crossword game against up to five other players
  • Choose between human and AI players with a range of different difficulty levels
  • Amazing AI Authors come with their own dictionaries based on that author’s works
  • AI Personalities include William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Aesop, and more
  • Human players can either play on the same iPad or go head to head online
  • Multiplayer mode allows for up to 15 games to be played simultaneously
  • Proper nouns can be toggled on or off depending on your preferences
  • Includes support for UK, US, Australian, and Canadian English
  • Choose to face the ultimate AI player Mr. Genius if you dare

Cons                            

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Choose AI players
Choose AI players

Final Words

I really like what the developer has done with Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game, and would strongly recommend it to any of you who are looking for a fun word game for iPhone and iPad that will get your grey matter buzzing!

 

Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game

$0.99
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.