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Crossword game Test Express Word Adventure launches
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Crossword game Test Express Word Adventure launches

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Crossword game Test Express Word Adventure launches

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Freeman Lightner Freeman Lightner

The crossword puzzle game Test Express: Word Adventure has been launched from GameHouse. Now you can experience an emergent crossword puzzle game with challenging word puzzles combined with an epic game world full of fantasy challenges and rewards, that makes for the perfect getaway.

GameHouse has announced Text Express: Word Adventure, a vast and challenging emergent crossword puzzle game with an exciting and visual adventure narrative and huge variety in gameplay; spanning 3,500 levels, 37 destinations, over 95 speaking characters, and thousands of unique crossword puzzles. This beautiful and unique puzzle game is packed with rich environments to discover and experience and makes for the perfect getaway!

Created and developed by Story Giant Games, Text Express: Word Adventure brings a daily dose of fun, relaxation, and quality 'me time' for the entire family, as players discover the joys of this incredible word adventure. Join Tilly, a brave and smart young engineer, as she travels through the Text Express world to majestic destinations on her old train, meets exciting new friends, and, with your help, unlocks her true destiny by solving multiple themed world puzzle games that will advance her journey.

Epic and immersive gameplay

In Text Express: Word Adventure, the gameplay is challenging and varied, as puzzles go far beyond the standard crossword game. Play thousands of unique crossword levels, combine letters to find hidden words, and discover new daily challenges with the ultimate aim of unlocking new destinations and advancing Tilly through her global adventures.

Pick fruits, watch stars, pick locks, observe animals, explore ruins, and many more variations to influence the actions of the characters and drive the story forward. Customize your train and explore the world to discover many exciting landmarks and interesting characters. With so much to see and do, your special souvenir collection will grow as you explore.

Text Express: Word Adventure also delivers an engaging ‘brain training’ experience for iOS and Android gamers who want to test and perfect their vocabulary. The variety in word puzzle play extends and reinforces vocabulary and spelling, and delights and rewards as Tilly advance through her global adventures.

"Text Express: Word Adventure brings the word puzzle genre to mobile gamers in an entirely fresh and inventive way. For the first time, we are combining word puzzle challenges with a unique visual story narrative and vast gaming world; which gives players an innovative way to interact with word puzzle action and an engaging learning experience for all," said Tj'ien Twijnstra, Game Director, Story Giant Games. 

"Text Express: Word Adventure is a growing world that sets no limits on how players can use their creativity. The game breaks the limits of previous word puzzle games and allows for players to relax and have fun during their 'me time' in a totally new and challenging experience," said Simonetta Lulli, CEO of GameHouse.

Lulli continued, "Inclusivity and particularly the celebration of women are an integral part of our mission at GameHouse. Tilly, our young engineer, and main character breaks stereotypes as a game female protagonist and reinforces GameHouse's commitment to delivering fun entertainment experiences with strong values around female empowerment and equality that all players can enjoy".

Key features

Key features

Unique Word Puzzles

  • Tons of word puzzles - pick fruits, watch stars, pick locks, observe animals, explore ruins, and many more variations
  • Find words and unlock the story - make words that influence the actions of the characters and drive the story forward
  • Customize your train - Earn dazzling train parts and design your train to your own liking
  • Explore the world - travel the world to find many exciting landmarks and interesting characters!
  • Souvenir collection - with so much to see and do, your special souvenir collection will grow as you explore
Immersive stories

Immersive stories

  • Mysteries, family secrets, drama, comedy, adventure, love - Tilly will experience it all! Unlock stories with every new chapter and help Tilly become the author of her own life.

A world full of wonders

  • A world full of wonders awaits Tilly! Fix and decorate her old train to travel all around it! Reach fantastic locations: from beautiful gardens to mysterious towns. Collect cute souvenirs on the way!
Relaxing word search

Relaxing word search

  • Text Express doesn’t have any time limits or penalties! Engage, relax, swipe words and enjoy a wonderful story as Tilly starts her epic journey!

Text Express: Word Adventure has been created by Story Giant Games, a small indie game studio that is experts in combining casual gameplay and strong storytelling, and published by GameHouse, a game developer and publisher, who has focused on bringing fun and meaningful gaming experiences to players around the world for more than twenty years

Text Express: Word Adventure is free to play with optional in-game purchases and releases on iOS and Android on September 1st.

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