These days, most people would rather choose an activity that combines enjoyment and learning. For languages, word games are chosen as the best option for people of all ages.

Learning vocabulary through games is an efficient approach for teaching youngsters to remember and spell simple words. Meanwhile, students of older ages choose these kinds of games for the purpose of learning vocabulary without pressure. Knowledge in this way will be acquired in the most passive and comfortable way.

Word games are of great benefit for adults since they help to reduce stress, train their minds, improve their vocabulary, and improve their reasoning capacity. Some choose to entertain after a long day at work while some choose to play with their children.

Word games are now turning up more in a variety of forms. Word guessing, letters unscrambling, picture-based word guessing, and crossword puzzles are among the most common ones. 

Most Popular Word Games

Here is a list of some of the most popular word games that many people are interested in today:

Wordle

Wordle is a word game challenging players to guess a 5-letter word with up to 6 guesses. Clues are given through each guess by color-coding. Wordle players will use the ability to reason, analyze and eliminate to find the final answer. The game is ideally suited to adults and children above the age of eight.

Daily Wordle

This is a Wordle game with only one word given per day. All players worldwide will also solve the same puzzle. The game challenges the brain, fosters the community, and gives players a sense of personal achievement for each win. The rules are the same, but it gives you the feeling of waiting for a new puzzle.

Anti Wordle

Anti-Wordle is treated as the reversed Wordle. In this game, instead of trying to guess a word as a challenge of the day, you will try not to. The game's system blocks your used letters and forces you to land them in the correct order. It's the hardest challenge of the game.

Dordle

If the challenge of guessing a 5-letter word through 6 guesses is too easy for you, Dordle is the ideal choice with a double challenge. Instead of guessing a word, the game will ask you to guess 2 words at the same time. There will be 2 parallel grids provided. Each word entered will appear in both grids at the same time. This is the favorite game of those who have conquered Wordle easily.

Quordle

In this game, you are given 9 attempts to correctly guess four 5-letter words at the same time. Similar to Dordle, each guessed word will be entered into all 4 grids at the same time. With each grid solved, entered words will only appear in the remaining grids. This is a challenge 4 times harder than Wordle. You can share on social networks after conquering it.

Octordle

If you thought that guessing 4 words at once in Quordle was an impossibility, you are wrong. Octordle presents a two-fold challenge with 8 words to be found. You are given a total of 13 attempts and no more. The game was born for players who have easily conquered both Dordle and Quordle.

Nerdle

Nerdle is a Wordle spin-off for those who love Math. Instead of guessing words, what you need to guess is an equation. Each of your guesses will contain numbers 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 with symbols of + - * / and =. The game also has color coding to show you which numbers or symbols are in the right order. Besides math ability, it requires players to have analytical ability and quick thinking.

Waffle

Waffle is a word game where you will have to guess 6 words. The game will give you green, yellow, and white letters on a grid of tiles. Your task is to swap letters to form 6 words, complete 6 words and you win. You have 15 chances to swap but Waffle players usually take the 10th turn to settle them all.

Hurdle

Hurdle is a fun word game where players will try to solve 5 puzzles. There will be new challenges presented to players every day and players will conquer it with their thinking ability. Hurdle gives you fun and helps you train your brain.

Word Game Benefits

Games are of course for entertainment, however, besides entertainment, word games also have incredible benefits.

Build Your Vocabulary: No matter how wide your vocabulary is, there will always be new words because the language world is endless. By playing word games, you will come across words that you have never seen before. This may cause you to lose the game but give you new knowledge of vocabulary.

Stimulate Brain: Word games require players' flexibility and logical thinking. It also helps train the brain in the same way that physical activity does. By reasoning and analysis, your brain is properly functioning and developing in a positive way.

Improve Focus: Focus is a natural requirement for a word game to find the answer. You have to work with the best of your ability to find the final answer while using strategy. The ability to focus high helps you get the job done well and take on many tasks at the same time.