bejewelled3(1) PopCap launches Bejeweled HD for iPad

PopCap Games has launched a high-definition version of its classic gem-busting game Bejeweled for Apple's iPad, complete with support for the retina display on the new model.

PopCap Games has launched a high-definition version of its classic gem-busting game Bejeweled for Apple's iPad, complete with support for the retina display on the new model.

 
The game features all four modes from the original (Classic, Butterflies, Diamond Mine and Zen), but delivers the gameplay in full high-definition graphics, optimised to run on the new iPad with its high resolution display.
 
Gamers will be able to make a myriad of special gems, such as Flame gems, Star gems, Supernova gems and Hypercubes, in addition to earning badges and achievements in the Game Centre, where they can go up against friends and earn a place on the leaderboard.
 
bejewelled3(1) PopCap launches Bejeweled HD for iPad
 
“The iPad has become a de facto standard for tablet gaming and is an ideal platform for the Bejeweled franchise,” said Giordano Bruno Contestabile, business director of the Bejeweled franchise at PopCap Games. “This native adaptation is one of our best yet, and will enthrall players with fantastic HD graphics and optimized gameplay. As Bejeweled further evolves, we’ll continue to bring exciting new iterations, updates and content to millions of new and existing players.”
 
The game is available immediately, or within 24 hours across the globe, from the Apple App Store and iTunes for $3.99, €2.99 or £2.49.