War of Words is the next generation online crossword game. It starts with the turn-based word spelling gameplay you know and love – and adds bombs! Have you ever wanted to blow up your opponent’s words? Or maybe steal some words for yourself? Now you can.

War of Words is a free, ad-supported game. You can disable ads with an in-game purchase, or by purchasing the separate paid version.

Innovative New Gameplay

  • Start with the standard online crossword gameplay you know and love
  • Your letter rack is extended to 8 tiles
  • No longer limited to just letters – War of Words introduces Action Tiles!
  • Bomb Tiles let you destroy your opponent’s letters
  • Thief Tiles allow you to steal words from the other player
  • Drop Land Mine Tiles to catch your opponent unaware
  • Play your own Multiplier Tiles to get the score of your dreams
  • Reverse Tiles let you play a word backwards
  • Start Over Tiles let you start a word anywhere on the board – without connecting to another word
  • Use an Extra Turn Tile to play two turns in a row
  • Barricade Tiles let you block strategic locations on the board
  • Shield Tiles protect areas from your opponent
  • Wildcards can be multiple letters at the same time


  • Multiple different board layouts! New boards will be introduced regularly
  • Play online with up to 30 friends at once, or play at home with friends using Pass and Play
  • Start a Random game to get into the action fast
  • Online leaderboards let you compare your best scores against your friends – and the world!
  • Over 90 achievements to keep your games interesting
  • Supports multiple different accounts on the same device

A Truly Social Experience

  • Instantly start a game with any of your Game Center friends
  • Online chat
  • Push notifications let you know when to play
  • Invite friends using Facebook, Twitter, or email
  • Find friends using your contact list, their email address, Game Center nickname, and more


  • Supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 2nd Generation, iPod Touch 3rd Generation, iPod Touch 4th Generation, iPad, and iPad 2
  • Requires iOS version 4.2 or higher
  • Requires an active Game Center account
  • A connection to the Internet is required (cellular or Wi-Fi)

Troubleshooting & How To Play

  • Answers to most questions can be found under the Help & Rules menu option (start with the Frequently Asked Questions)
  • If the game freezes, crashes, has a difficult time connecting, or gives you other trouble, first try restarting your device
  • Next, make sure you have a good connection to the Internet
  • If you’re still having problems, send an email to support@wolf-studios.com

See you on the battlefront!


War of Words

Available on the App Store

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS or later, iPod Touch 3rd generation or later, and any iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.