The latest update of our breakout word game, Red Herring, added bonus packs for everyone, allowing players to earn a free pack with every five purchased. Currently, there are two bonus packs available: “Divertimento” unlocks when you purchase 5 puzzles packs, and “Quest” becomes available after your 10th pack. Of course, we will be adding more bonus packs when the content becomes available.
Also, the app is now available for Windows Phone 8 and Apple computers running OS 10.8 or later in addition to the original versions for iOS and Android (including Kindle Fire).
Red Herring has been an outstanding success since its May release, with over 800,000 downloads and more than 60,000 people playing each Daily Puzzle. With the new Windows Phone and Mac versions we are excited to provide even more ways for fans to have fun putting things into the right categories!
Find the new Windows Phone version in the app store here and the new Mac version in the app store here.
One of the best-loved features of 7 Little Words, the free Daily Puzzle, is now available in Red Herring!
With update 1.1 rolling out to iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), Google Play and Amazon Kindle App stores, Red Herring fans are now able to play a fresh, free puzzle each day in addition to the puzzle packs in the app.
This update also includes 2 new puzzle packs, bringing the total to 10 (500 puzzles) in the app!
The 7 Little Words 2.3 version released this week for Android (Google Play and Kindle Fire) adds some new features previously only available on iOS devices. Important additions include:
2 new color themes: now find a clean, white theme and a green-on-black night theme at the bottom of the “Settings” menu.
5 new puzzle packs: yes, new puzzles in every flavor from “very easy” to “impossible.”
UK for all: previously available only for the Daily Puzzle, players can now choose a ‘less-American’ version for any puzzle (option available in the “Settings” menu).
Accessibility support: now visually impaired players can access all features of the game with Talkback.
The new version (2.3.1) is now available on the Google Play and the Amazon Kindle Fire app stores.
Fans outside of the U.S. have long told us that 7 Little Words is too American. While we have taken some steps to improve it in the past, including creating a UK version, we think that starting today you will see a real difference in the game.
Our Daily Puzzles are now being revised for a non-American audience by a real, live English puzzle writer and language guru, and eventually she will extend these changes to all of our puzzles.
We are excited to roll out this new, improved UK version, and we look forward to your comments on it!
Red Herring, a new game from the makers of 7 Little Words, debuted successfully for iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch), Android, and Kindle Fire on May 1.
Red Herring is about organizing words into categories while keeping an eye out for sneaky “red herring” words that are only in the puzzle to confuse you. A video of the game in action can be found on the www.RedHerringGame.com website.
It may be downloaded from these stores:
For fans who really can’t get enough, we’re rolling out a second Daily Puzzle, available now – but only on Facebook (https://apps.facebook.com/sevenlittlewords/).
Each week, puzzles will be easiest on Mondays and get harder through the week with a themed puzzle on Sundays (following the same pattern as our current Daily Puzzle).
Who doesn’t want more for free? As we approach the 3rd anniversary of 7 Little Words, we continue to be extraordinarily grateful to all the fans who have supported and continue to find enjoyment in playing our little game!
The 2013 Best App Ever Awards (iOS) from 148Apps/Steel Media were just announced at Macworld/iWorld Expo, and 7 Little Words was honored to named to the top three in the Best Word Game category. The Best App Ever Awards are promoted as ‘honoring the best, not just the best-selling,’ so we are very appreciative of the nominations, votes, and support of all kinds that we have received from the fans of the game. Votes can now be cast for 7 Little Words as Best Brain & Puzzle Game in the 2013 Best App Ever Awards (Andoid) here.
We’re working on some exciting new developments that will continue to make 7 Little Words a better and better ‘Best App Ever.’ For more information about the awards, including other winners, visit the Best App Ever Awards here.
We can’t wait to share our new game with you, but you can get a sneak peek at it in the video trailer we made for you here: www.RedHerringGame.com
Red Herring is a game that uses words, but it’s more than just a word game. It’s also a logic puzzle. And in some ways a trivia game.
Development of Red Herring is well along, and the new app will be available in May for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch) and Android (including Kindle Fire).
Now download the free 7 Little Words Daily Puzzle in PDF (with answer key) directly from the For the Classroom page or sign up here for a daily email link to the puzzle.
All of our new, printable PDF puzzles will be available here for download, so you can find a specific puzzle anytime.
7 Little Words Version 2 is now available for Android devices through the Google Play store and the Amazon Appstore. As it did for the iOS app, this new version gives Android (including Kindle Fire) users a streamlined navigation interface with easiest access to puzzles currently being played. In addition, version 2 adds 23 new puzzle packs (including packs of themed puzzles) organized by difficulty, so fans can play the puzzles they like most!