Tag: mobile gaming

Play Texas Hold’em King 3 and win an iPod Touch and cash



Bplay is running a contest right now where you can win daily prizes, an iPod Touch and $500 USD cash. The contest ends November 7th.

To play, all you have to do is grab a copy of Texas Hold’em King 3, available on a free trial or purchase for $4.99. In game, join the contest mode and submit a bankroll high score. Entries larger than $2,000 are eligible for a daily prize.

To win more, go to Magmic Social and register for the contest. If you have a bankroll larger than $5,000 and are registered, you automatically become eligible to win the grand prize. If you don’t see where do register, look for the “Contest” tab.

Happy gaming!


Zeemote now available for BlackBerry – let the games begin!


Zeemote+console-quality games+Pico Projector+8900 = An incredible mobile gaming experience.

We first got a look at the Zeemote over a year ago when we were writing about them on QuicklyBored and then at BBDC 2008, they brought it to the BlackBerry world. The Zeemote is an interesting addition to the world of BlackBerry gaming, a market that is still young but has a great deal of potential.

Now officially out of beta testing and ready for the BlackBerry community, Zeemote has some great implications for not only gaming but for other random BlackBerry uses that we’ve been testing here around the office. One example of this is with vPost. You can set vPost with the Zeemote so that you have a remote trigger for your camera. This makes for some interesting live action pics.

In terms of gaming, Zeemote fills in the gap where the BlackBerry lacks. If you’re an avid BlackBerry gamer, you know that when the game starts getting difficult, the keyboard on the device makes it impossible. You need the dexterity and precision of a brain surgeon. The Zeemote takes this stress away and lets you enjoy your games.

The Zeemote will be available in ShopBlackBerry.com this summer.


Wild West Hangman for BlackBerry includes trivia questions



When I was living in Korea teaching English, all the kids wanted to play hangman. It’s a fairly morbid game but it’s a big part of Western culture. Now you can play hangman on your BlackBerry and the game offers a trivia twist.

Wild West Hangman combines the original pen and paper game, with 800 trivia questions in 10 different categories.

Purchase Wild West Hangman for BlackBerry for $4.99 until June 20th.


Tournament poker for BlackBerry from Poker Buddy


Poker Buddy

Poker Buddy is a multiplayer poker tournament game. One interesting feature is that the rules for the particular poker game change, and it isn’t necessarily just Texas Hold’em.

This poker game features a digital clock that will keep track of your tournament and blind levels while the extensive player list will allow you to track knockouts, re-buys and add-ons. You can also email your players with automatic tournament reports after the game.


* Fully configurable blinds, round time, re-buy and add-on counts.
* Up to 100 players in a tournament
* Live tournament viewing from any java enabled browser
* Tournament results transmitted at the end of tournament

Buy Poker Buddy for $4.99 or under a free trial.


CES 2009: Zeemote for BlackBerry


When he wasn’t gambling, drinking, or twitter live-blogging, BlackBerry Cool contributer Nan Palmero was roaming around Las Vegas with a camera to bring you the goods from CES 2009. One of his first stops was at the Zeemote booth, a BlackBerry Cool 15 presenter and all around cool company that makes a sweet bluetooth controller for smartphone gaming. While the Zeemote JS1 controller is only out in Europe and Mexico right now, you can expect it to launch in Canada and the U.S. in a few months.


Nintaii v.1.6.1 for BlackBerry Storm Reviewed!


Some of you may remember us mentioning Nintaii by Mobigloo back in October when we discussed the finalists for the BlackBerry Developer Challenge. ‘Nintai,’ a Japanese Kanji that means “patience” offers users a great gaming experience from start to finish. More recently, I also reviewed this app back in November, giving it a healthy and well deserved 4 out of 5. Well, Nintaii now comes equipped to handle the awesome power of the BlackBerry Storm, making use of the Storm’s accelerometer and huge screen. Sweet.

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