Try Participate Learning — Better teaching through digital resources.

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 9: SeeWordz Brain Game, Olympic Quiz!, Viking Voyage

by Ian Black

Two of today’s fresh games will keep your mind active. SeeWordz Brain Game delivers fun word cryptograms that you must decode, while Olympics Quiz! tests you knowledge of the Olympic Games trivia. But brains aren’t everything: Viking Voyage lets you unless your inner warrior.

SeeWordz Brain Game ($1.99)

Quick – what is the common word phrase represented by “lasonw”? This cool word puzzle games shows you a picture where the position of the letters, and other symbols, can help you crack the code.

Puzzles come in easy, medium, and hard levels. If you’re stumped you can ask for a hint and the game will display the first two letters of the answer. Still blocked? Then press the "Answer" button. By the way, the answer is “son in law”.

Olympics Quiz! (Free)

How many gold medals did Michael Phelps win in Beijing? The next summer Olympics is 2012 in London. But don’t let that stop you from taking an Olympics trivia quiz right now.

Multiple-choice questions help you narrow down the options, but that doesn’t make it easy. New questions appear each time you open the app. And, the Michael Phelps question? The answer is eight.

Viking Voyage (~$1.01)

The mighty Vikings ruled the seas. This game lets you guide a Viking through a treasure hunt using a boat on the water. Collect gold and use it to buy potions, extra powers, and enhancements.

Sail over lightning power-ups in order to use it to destroy obstacles blocking the way. A lively soundtrack and fun sound effects keep you focused. Where’s my horned helmet?