Bejeweled 3

  • Bejeweled 3
82
Based on 21 scores, 22 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    14
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Improves and expands upon the game fifty million players know and love. Gorgeous in high-res. New soundtrack. Objective-based modes. Addictive.
  • Classic gemmatching fun, Most of the new modes are excellent, Bright visuals and sound effects, Quest mode provides a nice sense of progression.
  • Plenty of modes to fool around with, achievements to unlock, and butterysmooth gameplay

Cons:

  • Steep requirements for a casual game. Addictive.
  • A high price for a safe sequel, No online leaderboards, Zen mode doesn't satisfy.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Blogcritics on 100

There are some games that people never seem to get tired of, and the Bejeweled series is apparently one of them. In the latest installment, Bejeweled 3 adds onto what its predecessors began: lots of mouse-clicking and matching. The infectious...

By About.com on 90

But while some social features and updated visuals would have been nice, Bejeweled 3 is still the best match-3 game on the market. The sheer wealth of game modes is incredible, as it the variety. This isn't just any match-3. There's something here for...

By Realm of Gaming on 80

Bejeweled 3 is the surprisingly addictive puzzle game by PopCap which was released in December of 2010. Players swap gems in order to make paths of like-colors disappear, thereby increasing the score and unlocking nifty graphics and special effects....

By NZGamer on 80

There’s something enormously satisfying about lining up and knocking things down in the name of entertainment: dominoes, tenpins, pedestrians… Well, maybe not the pedestrians [i beg to differ - Ed.], but you get the idea. Nearly a decade ago, PopCap...

By GamePlanet on 80

Productivity at an all-time high? Not any...

By Diehard GameFAN on -

Bejeweled 3 takes the basic 3-match gameplay that defined its predecessors and adds yet another series of twists to stay as fresh and addicting as ever. Players will have eight modes of play in total, four of which are available from the start. Each...

By Strategy Informer on 85

Looking over the last 10 years in ‘casual’ gaming, there is one title that has been repeatedly hailed as the pinnacle of mass appeal, Pop Cap’s Bejeweled. The concept is simple, match sets of 3 or more jewels in a square grid to score points. The...

By PC Advisor on 80

Despite a hit-or-miss assortment of new and old modes, Bejeweled addicts are guaranteed to flock to this game in droves – and why not? Bejeweled 3 takes a few risks, and the result is essentially Bejeweled 2 plus a handful of both worthwhile and...

By PC Mag on 80

Bejeweled 3 brings a treasure chest of improvements and enhancements to its gem-smashing predecessor. Just in time for the holidays, it's priced to stuff some stockings....

By Tech Olive on 90

Undisputed kings of the casual gaming scene, PopCap Games entrust us with the third installment in what is arguably their most popular series yet, Bejeweled. Is there enough left to squeeze out of this tube of toothpaste? Or will we be left with an...

By Games Radar on 70

So, Bejeweled 3, eh? Really, all you need to know is that the core game of Bejeweled 3 is nearly unchanged from the Bejeweled formula we all know and love. As you'd expect, the meat and potatoes of Bejeweled 3 is the untimed classic mode, a...

By GameSpot on 75

This compulsively fun sequel is a delight, though it's a familiar one....

By GameZone on 75

Though Bejeweled has been all the rage lately thanks to PopCap’s Blitz phenomenon, it’s actually been over five years since the last proper release. And had Blitz or Twist never existed, this year’s iteration would undeniably carry more weight. But...

By PC Gamer on 84

A fine balance of polished gaming and addictive new modes. The world’s most compulsive puzzle game just got even...

By GadgetSpeak on 80

With 50 million units sold over all platforms and a new sale being generated every 4.3 seconds, the original Bejeweled title makes a welcome return with version 2....

By GamePro on 80

The Bejeweled brand has grown tremendously since its debut a decade ago, with tens of millions of gamers playing the match-three phenomenon on every platform from the iPhone to Facebook. Bejeweled 3 has finally arrived, jam-packed with new modes and...

By ign.com on 80

Bejeweled is as accessible as gaming gets. With the third numbered version PopCap delivers eight distinct modes, so if you get hooked by the classic gameplay formula there's a lot more to dig into. There's something here for every kind of Bejeweled...

By Cheat Code Central on 84

Within five minutes of firing up my review copy of Bejeweled 3, I knew for certain that even after nine years, the game's basic formula still holds up. A few quick rounds in Classic mode got me hooked all over again, and when my non-gamer wife saw the...

International Review By Spieletest on 73

Am Anfang war es für mich gewöhnungsbedürftig, weil ich lieber eine ganze Reihe verschieben wollte (wie bei Chuzzle) als nur zwei Steine nebeneinander. Schnell habe ich aber erkannt, dass man nach Zweierblöcken Ausschau halten und dann nur einen...

International Review By MacWorld on 80

Gillar du klassiska pusselspelet Bejeweled så lär inte heller nummer tre i spelserien göra dig besviken. Hur många gånger kan man göra om ett klassiskt pusselspel? Uppenbarligen minst tre gånger, och i senaste utgåvan får vi se bättre grafik, ljud...