By Mika Halttunen / MHGames
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The casual mobile hit game Jewels (over 11 million installs already *) is finally on the App Store, better than ever!
iJewels a.k.a Jewels(**) is a simple, yet highly polished match-3 puzzle game. It can get quite addictive, so consider yourselves warned! ;)
iJewels has been downloaded 3.4 million times as of Feb 23rd 2011! Thank you!
✔ Colorful, crisp graphics (pixel perfect support for the Retina Display!)
✔ Smooth and polished game play (runs nicely at around 60 FPS on iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, but also works fine on older devices)
✔ Global High Scores (cross-platform) — compete with players around the world! (courtesy of Scoreloop)
✔ Game Center supported on compatible devices!
✔ Four game modes: Normal, Timed, Quick and Infinite
✔ Calm and soothing music, including more intensive tracks for the Timed-mode
✔ You can play your iPod music by starting iPod before starting the game
✔ Supports iOS multitasking / fast app switching, automatically saves the game state on older OS versions as well
Try iJewels if you like puzzle / match-3 games — it's fun for the whole family! :)
Best rankings: #1 free app in Finland, Canada, Singapore and Jamaica! #2 in Malta! Top-5 free app in Sweden, Australia, Argentina, Ireland, Croatia, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, Chile, Portugal, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Macau, #6 in the US!
Some user reviews:
"With the addition of the quick mode, I find myself constantly trying to beat my score every time I play. This is a very fun and addicting game. The different modes of game play give it a nice variety and the Game Center addition is nice too. 5 stars." -OQHMAM
"This is one of those apps that I keep coming back to! It's entertaining, well-made, and fun. Give it a try!" -Emidy
"For presentation, this gets top marks. It's great. I love the music too. Everything works together. And even though it's not an original idea, I had fun playing it. Overall, very nice!" -Trent
"I've been waiting for a game like this for free on the app store for so long! Thank GzoD and the creator lol for this :)" -Ichichi123
"This is a brilliant game. Very relaxing. Loads very quickly and works very well. Beautiful music too as it plays. Would definately recommend :)" -Caaccbbnew
NOTE: To opt out of automatic high score submission to Scoreloop/Game Center, go to the Profile-page and disable the score submission.
(iJewels is ad-supported with the option of removing ads with an In App Purchase. Also note that the ads are only in the main menu, not in-game.)
Please read the FAQ from the iJewels support site, before contacting for support!
*) As of Feb 23rd 2011, with Jewels v1.91
**) The game has always been called "Jewels", but as there was already an app by the same name on the App Store, the iOS-version is therefore called "iJewels".
What's New in Version 1.5
• IMPROVED: Optimized textures for quicker loading and better runtime performance. The game should start up a bit quicker now. :)
• UPDATED: Updated various SDKs.
In version 1.4:
• IMPROVED: High resolution graphics on iPad. When running in the 2x-mode on iPad, most of the graphics are now in hi-res (apart from few menu screens & settings). Note that this requires iOS 4.1 to be installed. With iOS 3.2 the game works as before the update.
Remember to rate each update separately. Thanks to all the players and especially thanks for the ★★★★★-reviews! So far, iJewels has been downloaded 3.4 million times (as of Feb 23rd 2011)! So again: Thank you!
Remember: I cannot reply to App Store reviews, so if you have problems, check out the FAQ from the iJewels support site (http://www.mhgames.org/jewels). If the FAQ doesn't answer your question, you can contact me at email@example.com. Please provide details of the problem, what device and iOS-version you have, etc.
It's a great game with good graphics. I like the different play modes. Different types of games allows me to choose depending on what mood I'm in, whether I want a quick game or just to play until I can't anymore.
The only issue I have is the two different green stones make it a little challenging to match. I wish the blue-green one was more visually different, like an orange or something.
Lovely agility puzzle
Soothing music, stable graphics and clever background changes make this a perfect game to unwind the mind with. It displays just the right touch of challenges. The easy-to-fast modes provide enough variety that I keep playing, enjoying the high-quality visuals and attention to details. Thank you! You've done a great job! (iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3 on AT&T)
I love this game!!
I play it every day when I'm
Bored or fiddling with my phone. It never gets old!! Also, I just purchased a bass guitar and don't know how to play officially yet, but I'm good at picking out notes & the music on this game is absolutely perfect for playing along with!! Love the whole app! It's really worth downloading!! My only wish is that I can actually get a really high score ;)
- Category: Games
- Updated: May 05, 2011
- Version: 1.5
- Size: 19.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Mika Halttunen
- © 2010 Mika Halttunen.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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