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Wordle Review

Posted: 3 weeks ago, last updated 13 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Rich Adams.

OverviewOverview

Wordle is a daily puzzle game where you (and anyone else playing that day) try and guess the secret word. You get six guesses that must be real words. Each letter is then coloured to provide clues: green for right letter in the right place, yellow for right letter but not in the right position, grey for letters not used in the word.

The format is near-identical to the long running Lingo TV show, although takes the play in a communal direction. You can only play once a day, but this means that everyone in the world is trying to guess the same word every day. Once you have succeeded (or failed) you can share your results on social media. Cleverly, this shares a grid of squares that are coloured to show how many letters each of your guesses revealed but not what the word is.

You can play Wordle for free. Because it's played in a web browser you can play on any device.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 20/12/2021

Price: Free

Platforms: Web

Genres: Puzzle

Developer: Power Languish (@PowerLanguish)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 3 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Wordle

Web Free
 
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need a reasonable command of words and language, but guessing is rewarded with more information. It works well to play in a family, each on their own device.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Wordle Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@PowerLanguish) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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