• Publisher: Konami
  • Release Date: Jul 16, 2008
Metascore
39

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 6 out of 8
  1. In all honesty though it's too pricey and the standard text input method will drive you absolutely crazy within ten seconds of trying to enter a word.
  2. Put your $10 toward a newspaper subscription instead. [Oct 2008, p.85]
  3. While the game is almost as fun as playing with a pencil and paper, it just seems to be lacking a personality that will leave you wanting to play puzzle after puzzle.
  4. 35
    The controls are awkward, there’s no Xbox 360 Chatpad support, and the puzzles are mediocre at best (and repetitive at worst).
  5. Insultingly simple and clumsy Live Arcade puzzle game, unworthy of your time.
  6. At 800 points it’s difficult to recommend Coffeetime Crosswords to anyone but the super bored Crossword obsessive, who desperately needs those extra gamer points and achievements.
User Score
3.4

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 2 out of 2
  1. Apr 9, 2012
    0
    Worst xbla ever.
  2. JoeMawma
    Jul 22, 2008
    3
    While I actually like crosswords, and felt the alphabet wheel was serviceable, the music loop is absolutely the worst I've ever heard.While I actually like crosswords, and felt the alphabet wheel was serviceable, the music loop is absolutely the worst I've ever heard. You can turn it off, but only if you mute all game sounds - a startling shortcoming in my view.
    Again, while the input wheel was fine for me, it is ridiculous that the game doesn't support the chat-pad. Plus, at 800 points, it is far too pricey for such a basic game. Call me when it hits 400...
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