Xploding Boxes - A free strategy game for BlackBerry

By Michelle Haag on 23 Feb 2011 10:01 am EST
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Xploding Boxes by Ebscer
When I first saw this game, I didn't think it would be very entertaining. The graphics are very simple, and I just wasn't expecting a lot from it. However, once I started playing, I was hooked! Xploding Boxes by Ebscer is a strategy game. The goal is to start a chain reaction that will explode all of the boxes on the screen. Each level gives you a different number of clicks, and requires a different strategy to solve. The first 25 levels are free, while the rest of the levels can be accessed by making an in-application payment of $2.99. Xploding Boxes starts with five levels unlocked, and every time you beat a level, an additional level is unlocked. The end result of this is that if you ever get stuck, you can usually just skip ahead to the next level, because there are always a few that are unlocked. Ebscer's plan is to continue to release additional content and levels for this game. Version 1.1 of Xploding Boxes will add levels 101-120 and will be released by the end of February.

Xploding Boxes requires a minimum OS of 5.0 and supports the 8520, 8530, 8900, 9300, 9330, 9500, 9520, 9530, 9550, 9630, 9650, 9700, 9780, and 9800. Gaining access to all levels requires that you have version 2.1 or higher of BlackBerry AppWorld installed in order to make use of the in-application payment API.

For more information and to download Xploding Boxes FREE (levels 1-25)

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32 comments

Crackberry Brandon

Once again something not for the 9000. Wtf

pilothaz

I'm with you, this is just disappointing. I wanted to check this game out.

Technerd.McLeod

Fun, addicting game. Wish I had 2.99 in my paypal account to get the full version.

Connor83

Bill it to your carrier

nelsonn

Oh joy...yet another lack-luster and lame game for BlackBerry. No wonder Apple is wiping the floor with RIM when it comes to apps...

Kiddo2050

L owned an iPhone and iPod touch, beleive me the iTunes Apps Store is the world leader in lame games and lame apps in general. yes it has some good stuff but it's full of crap too.

It's no secret that the graphics on the iPhone are better than on Blackberries if you value that get an iPhone, but I think the new Sony phone is likely going to "outplay" the iPhone.

Oh my, did I say something is better than the iPhone I'm sorry God Jobs please forgive me.

pookpooi

This game has a sequel. It's called "Xploding Boxes 360"

erikluyten

GREAT game. Im in level 106 now :)

Redz20

No ofense to the developers, and I'm sure this is a fun game, but it's depressing that in 2011 I am able to see a blackberry game come out with such graphics..

nolan.b

Fantastic, glad to see BB has caught up to 1985 gaming standards. If we're lucky we'll see 1993 in a year.

Redz20

I literally lol'ed.
+1!

Quisinberry

I'd like to see the comments from Engadget or Gizmodo regarding this game's graphics!

gregorylkelly

How do I beat lvl 25?!?!??!

MattD

lol. beat that one second try!

gregorylkelly

Thanks for the help.....

I got it anyways, eventually! I ended up buying the game! It's a great fun strategy game.

sasf

see my comment at the bottom of the page

cornbread16

Who Needs Angry Birds, when you can have games like this?

Wow The Atari 2600 is offended by those graphics

Connor83

I freakin can't wait for angry birds on my Blackberry. They should have pushed it when the torch came out, and they could have played it well on the storms as well and now with the all touch curve, torch 2 and the one we'll all have, Bold Touch. It only makes more worth while for them to get it on them. More ranting --->http://m.crackberry.com/angry-birds-blackberry

rrrebo

Easily the most addicting simple game since Pixelated. Level 87 is flippin' impossible.

Connor83

60,61,80,85,86. Those are the levels that are now keeping me from going up any more levels. Dang them.

captainbdsc

Sweet Game!!!! The graphics aren't that amazing, but it is really fun. This is the first game I have actually ever purchased!

BerryUK

Fun game, but really the graphics really let the game down. Current BlackBerrys may not be graphical powerhouses like Android phones and iPhones however these are just plain ugly and comes across to me as lazy programming.

Its still a good game however.

gtirsmiley

Any OTA links for us select people who can't access App World?

ironwiller

nice game. is there anyway i can purchase it outside appworld?

bbmaddicto

Please how do we solve level 25!!!

sasf

to solve level 25 you need to...

in the bottom right hand corner of the screen there are 2 red boxes. press the top one.

now there's a column of 3 red boxes in the bottom right hand corner of the screeen, again, press the top one.

This will solve the level :-)

sasf

stuck on level 141, please help!!

PhoenixHero

Stuck on Level 193. It's been 3 days and all my strategies are worn out.

When I get to this stage I give the phone to my 8 y.o. son and he normally clears it straight away... not this time though!

Help!

(probably whistling in the wind but you don't get help if you don't ask for it)

SORTED THIS LEVEL. (Took me 5 days. As you can tell, I'm not a genius. )

Now on Level 227 and I can hear the cuckoo birds calling because it's driving me round the bend.