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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Hexicon (2020) is a word-puzzle game where you complete words to gain control of an area of the map. You take turns to form words to score points but the real challenge is to capture the most tiles within your area. This combination of strategy and literacy is a great incentive to increase your word power.

Play involves selecting a chain of letters to capture tiles in your colour. You can focus on expanding your own territory or go after enemy letter tiles by using them in new words. The more times you use a letter in different words the darker the colour and the harder they are to steal. The result is a competitive word with a novel strategic element.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Hexicon 21 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Brain Game and Sequencing game with Strategy and Traversal elements. You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. You can play online against other players or take on the computer opponents. There are also daily challenges.

 
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DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Level

11+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it’s important for parents and guardians to ensure they understand in-game purchases and have spending limits set-up.

CostsCosts

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Out Now: Android and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Players: 1-2

Genres: Brain Game, Sequencing (Strategy and Traversal)

Accessibility: 24 features

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

Developer: Spiral Burst LLC (@SpiralBurstLLC)


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