Amazon Kindle now adds free word games

Amazon Kindle keeps on getting better with two new free games

Although Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos has said that the new Kindle eReader experience is sharply  focussed on reading books, the company seems happy to serve up a few distractions on its innovative device, with two free games now being announced.

Free games

After inviting third-party software developers to conjure up some applications for their electronic book reader back in January, two simple word games have just appeared on Amazon’s store.

Amazon Kindle keeps on getting better with two new free games

The first, Every Word tasks users to find as many words as possible in scrambled letters, while Shuffled Row is all about unearthing words in 60 lettered tiles.

Described by Amazon as “active content,” both games are free and available for downloading now, with the user response so far being very positive indeed.

Amazon Kindle keeps on getting better with two new free gamesAfter a Kindle?

We’ve already placed our order for a Kindle, and if you find yourself being tempted too, you can pre-order the devices by clicking on the links below – but get in quick!

Our order went in after the first batch had sold out, so delivery has already been pushed back to the first week in September.

Kindle, Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, Graphite -£109

Kindle, Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, Graphite, 3G Works Globally -£149

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