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Bejeweled 2 Deluxe

MobyRank MobyScore
MeeGo
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Browser
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3.7
Xbox 360
72
3.2
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Description

Bejeweled 2 Deluxe is the enhanced, standalone version of the free online puzzle game of similar name. It builds on the original award-winning game, with the same basic objective of matching "jewels" in a grid by threes, by swapping adjacent jewels of different colors. Sharper graphics and more special effects improve the experience.

Also new to Bejeweled 2 are different play modes. There are "Classic" (no time limit, finite possible moves), "Action" (time limit, infinite moves), and "Endless" (no time limit, infinite moves) just for passing the time. Each mode has increasingly difficult levels. An additional "Puzzle" mode challenges the player with over 50 preset arrangements.

Bejeweled Blitz, the 60 second mode with unique power-ups, was also later added to the iPhone release of the game, where a player's score can then be uploaded to Facebook to compare with friends.

Screenshots

Bejeweled 2 Deluxe iPhone One minute to get your best score in Blitz.
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe iPhone Last hurrah!
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe iPhone Tap 'Hint' for a tip on where to go next.
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe Windows The encouragement is great!

Alternate Titles

  • "Bejeweled 2" -- Browser/Palm OS/Windows Mobile/Pocket PC/Xbox 360 title

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User Reviews

Like fast food - addictive, but it might leave a sick feeling Windows Andy Voss (1635)
An addictive and fun time-waster Windows Twilightseer (252)
Fun puzzle game, but not interesting enough Android Pixelspeech (955)

The Press Says

PIB (Programmer In Black) Windows Apr 10, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Oct 14, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Feb 10, 2008 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpot Windows Aug 25, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Xbox 360 Apr 16, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Palm OS Aug 01, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendo Life Wii Jun 21, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
App Spy iPhone Jul 11, 2008 4 out of 5 80
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Dec 13, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
Brash Games Wii Jan 15, 2011 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Bejeweled 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • Golden Joystick Awards
    • 2008 - Mobile Game of the Year

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