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Description

In Peggle the player's objective is to clear out all the orange pegs on the screen. This is done by using a cannon at the top of the screen to shoot a metallic ball that bounces between the pegs. The hit pegs will then lit up before disappearing. In addition to the orange pegs there are also blue pegs that are the majority and give less points, purple pegs that are worth 50x the value of the blue and green pegs that activate a magic power. In total there are 10 magic powers, each tied to a character that can be chosen before a level. On the bottom of the screen is a bucket that moves left and right. Hitting the bucket results in an extra ball. For each level, the player has 10 balls to use.

Four game modes are available. In the adventure mode the player progresses through all 55 levels to become a Peggle master. In the quick play mode, players can freely play any of the levels that have been completed in the adventure mode. In the duel mode, players can compete against a human or computer opponent. In the challenge mode extra difficult feats are offered.

Screenshots

Peggle iPhone Title Screen
Peggle iPhone In this level, all the bricks lead downward to the center.
Peggle Zeebo Selecting player in adventure mode. New players must be unlocked as the player progresses through the adventure mode.
Peggle Windows Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Peggle HD" -- iPad title
  • "Peggle Deluxe" -- Windows/Macintosh title
  • "P" -- Official iPhone abbreviation

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Official XBox Magazine Xbox 360 Mar 10, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Mar 11, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Totally Gaming Network Xbox 360 Jun 15, 2009 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
IGN Xbox 360 Mar 10, 2009 9 out of 10 90
JustPressPlay Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Gameplanet Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox 360 Mar 18, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Thunderbolt Games Windows Dec 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
MacNN Macintosh Mar 05, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamer.nl Xbox 360 Mar 14, 2009 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

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

Awards

  • IGN
    • 2009 - iPhone Game of the Year (Readers' Awards)
    • 2009 - Best iPhone Puzzle Game (Readers' Awards)

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