Words With Friends : Chances are, any given iPhone has Words With Friends downloaded on it. Zynga’s run¬away hit found the sweet spot among word game enthusiasts when it came over to iOS in 2009, making the iump from the web browser and Facebook to the iPhone and iPad.
The asynchronous, turn-taking mode with push notifications set the standard for these types of multiplayer games. Players match up with friends from Facebook or their contacts list in a word game similar to Scrabble. Each letter earns points, and several spaces add score multipliers. While having a large vocabulary helps, what really sets the top scorers apart from the rest is their ability to use the game spaces and multipliers to their benefit. Words With Friends proves once again that smart is fun’.