Word Search for iOS is a straightforward, no frills sorta word search game. This one presents well, but does have a few glitches along the way. However, word search fans will love the tried and true play.
Word Search presents in portrait mode to deliver a fairly bare bones gaming environment, with only a few technological bells and whistles to speak of. This is a word search purist's game, to be sure, with a traditionally dry, but effective, presentation that's sure to be appreciated. The play is straightforward, featuring oodles and oodles of categories to choose from, like: what's cooking, animal mania, and places (which features an array of geography puzzles). There are literally tens of thousands of word search puzzles to play here, so this one will certainly keep you busy for a good while.
The controls employ the usual screen slides to find words, and they functioned well. The graphics are simple but nice, highlighting letters as you drag your finger to join letters. As you find words, they are crossed off the list below the grid of letters. The animation is minimal but effective, as are the sounds. The interface features a multi-layered selection of puzzle categories, all nestled within each other in a pleasing and intuitive manner.
Word Search offers an exhaustive amount of puzzles to be solved. Just do yourself a favor and get the ad-free version to improve performance and the quality of play.