Magmic to launch 2049er for BlackBerry


Talk about a blast from the past. Ottawa’s Magmic Games, the leading developer in mobile gaming, has brought back and old classic title from the dead and slapped it onto the BlackBerry (as well as other devices, too). 2049er celebrates it’s 25th anniversary with this release, and is celebrating with a special preview available at

“We’re extremely excited to be working with creator Bill Hogue, a legend in the video games industry, to bring these great classics back for old and new fans to enjoy,” says Phil Giroux, VP Business Development.

Miner 2049er, the first of this series to be released, will have two play modes; the original “as-is” look-and-feel with all original levels, and another mode which has embellished graphics and sounds. Same great game play, same great levels and challenges!

The title will officially become available “later” in 2007.