FREE: BBTetris for the BlackBerry Bold

By Kevin Michaluk on 30 Jan 2009 04:49 pm EST
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Free BBTetris for the Bold

* Updated: Follow Papped's Tetris for the Bold forum thread to stay on top of the latest updates for this app! *

Need a fun, addicting and FREE game to play on your BlackBerry Bold this weekend? Then you'll want to check out BBTetris! BlackBerry Addict and CrackBerry member Papped optimized the game for the Bold but it may work on other trackball models as well (install at own risk). You can check these comments over at BerryReview to see how users on other devices have faired.

I installed it on my Bold just now and it's totally addicting! Game play is easy - click the trackball to rotate pieces and scroll to move it around. Just don't judge my Tetris skills by the image above... I wasn't paying attention to the game while grabbing the capture. Trust me. I've got mad Tetris skillz :)

If you give it a go, be sure to drop your comments to this post. You can download the game over the air by visiting the link below on your Bold's browser:

Topics: BlackBerry Apps

34 comments

dagda1

Typical Tetris implementation. Very simple interface (trackball moves and clicking flips the shape). Keeps score and will play the tetris song ad nauseum. If you like tetris this is for you. One item they need to fix is that the item is unsigned and this bothers me.

papped

Don't particularly plan on paying $100 to get a free app signed =P

ccrx

Man, it would have been sweet if this worked on the Storm. Unfortunately its a no go. I know it didn't say it was supposed to, but I had to try.

shirase

The bottom of the screen has a large white bar on it and pieces will fall into that area and appear bigger than they really are. Of course, the dev only said it was supposed to work on Bolds.

davidnyc

I can confirm this problem! Looks neat though.

havanahjoe

It's Tetris! What more can I say. Using the trackball to control it works pretty well, I wish there was a way to stop the accelerated drop rate (or be able to accelerate the drop a little) to have a more fast paced game, but I'm sure this will happen as I go higher up in levels. In any case, it's a great little game. Thank you

papped

Scroll up = stop fast drop

minnick

awesome free app!! i did notice one thing though.. it froze after i paused it tryna get to homescreen.. i mean, the block would still move sideways, but it wouldnt go down at all >_< free though so i ain't complainin!

8830 Anonymous

Anyone try to install it on an 8830?

carpedm2

No problems with the curve-thanks for an awesome freebie!

prometheus

anyone know if this'll work on a Curve 8330 4.5??

prometheus

yes --- works on curve 8330 i got impatient and just decided to dl

rwind

Doesn't work that great on a 8320, kind of laggy and it won't move all the way to the right, rotating sticks a little.

Using the latest firmware and all up to date on the 8320.

bgwavrder

What a perfect game for the Bold!

Stuart Parsons

It works fine on the Curve 8330, But the picture is a little off, The playing area looks bigger than it really is, Thats all =) Great time waster

fisherclive

works on curve 8900...awesome game

BlackPearl890

using on the Pearl and works great! thnx!

mattburns9999

This is an awesome version for Free!!

funkster

Can't show this to my kids or I will not get my BB back. OK I just don't want the to beat my score!!!

chipahoy

how did you download on the 8830?

tasha23

Awesome!! My 1st game download n it was free. Thank u. I know my girls would enjoy as well.

medievalist

Great version of Tetris, although it drains my Bold's battery pretty quickly.

rob_adams

Papped - thank you.... one of my favorite distractions whilst I wait for the wife out shopping....

buckwild

has anyone tried this on a pearl 8100 yet?

delta1

Just snagged this, looks great and runs beautifully on my Bold.

Thanks very much!

gorJess

your link doesn't work when i put it into my bb browser. tried several times.

'the page you were trying to load could not be found.'

RAPTOR0065

The playing field doesn't fit the screen. It would be cool for the Curve.

windyzhou

man,i like it.classic game.

TheReclinerJockey

I dl this for my Pearl 8100 because I really liked the idea of being able to play with the trackball... and It's great! I actually deleted a version of tetris that I paid for because I like this version so much better. I've only played it at work so far, so I don't know about the sound effects, but really that's just icing.
And over at the berryreview site is a new version for the curve 8900 as well!
Thank you Papped!

WLF705

I downloaded the BB Tetris and as stated in the blog, "It is addictive!!!" I really like this game!!!

Zach7

What a great idea! A free game that everyone can enjoy! Just wanted to say thanks. This has worked great thanks to all the people posting comments and updates by the maker!

bbatfan

it works on my 8330 but the background is off a bit

Efeezy4Sheezy

Does it work on the 8130?