Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Amazon Appstore's Free App of the Day, 2/15/2012: Word Collapse has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app is Word Collapse. -Specializing in Cheap Flights
Word Collapse is priced at $1.99 in the Android Market. It is normally priced at $1.99 in the Amazon Appstore. As we've noted previously, prices sometimes differ between the two marketplaces.

Word Collapse is described as follows:
Do you have a way with words or are you simply interested in improving your vocabulary? Word Collapse is the perfect little word game for your phone. This app transforms the alphabet into a modern and exciting board game. Explore your creative side as you form words using all the tiles on the board. While some games only focus on providing an addictive experience, Word Collapse manages to combine addictive and simple gameplay with brain-stimulating fun.

Observe and Detect

Challenge your observation skills as you look over the 48 tiles on-screen and locate all the possible words. Find longer words for extra bonus points. Discover new words and use the game as an educational tool, or show off your vast vocabulary while having fun and racking up points with Word Collapse.

Three Games in One
  • Spot a word: Use all the letters to make words and clear the board
  • Untwist: Unscramble the letters and find the 3 to 12 letter words hiding in plain sight
  • Letterfall: Don't let your board bury you--words fall from above as you work to clear the board
Play at your Own Speed

In all three game modes you can choose the speed of the game, which gives you even more ways to play. If you're the leisurely crossword-loving type then you'll want to play a slow game with unlimited time so you can find the best words. Choose a fast game for more pressure and enjoy the rush as you play to clear the board and beat the clock in time.
Word Collapse has a rating of 4.1 stars in the Android Market and 3.5 stars in the Amazon Appstore.

There's a difference between the two ratings, but not huge, as we've sometimes seen in the past. It looks like this is a low 4's, mid-to-high 3's game, and worth "buying" while it's free.

Those who are considering "buying" a Free Amazon Appstore app might want to consider what it means to developers. opened up the Appstore despite a lawsuit by Apple, which has previously trademarked the term "App Store." Microsoft has filed an appeal against that trademark, saying the term is too generic. has responded to the lawsuit in the same manner.

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