Peggle (Series) Review

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Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

In Peggle, you fire a small ball into an array of pins that are triggered and disappear when the ball touches them. It's like a bright, saccharine pachinko game. But being electronic you can earn all sort of bonus balls and abilities by hitting particular combinations of pins.

The game has an Adventure mode here you work through fifty-five themed levels. The goal of each level is to clear the board of the twenty-five random pegs that are turned orange at the start of the level, by using a ball launcher located at the top centre of the screen to strike one or more of the pegs. Every five levels there is a new Peggle Masters character that grants a unique special ability: a second ball, show the ball's path, larger ball catcher.

Peggle is available on many systems:
  • Peggle (2007) on PC, Mac, DS, Xbox 360, PS3, iOS, Android
  • Peggle Nights (2008) on PC, Mac, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Peggle Dual Shot (2009) on DS with multiplayer option
  • Peggle 2 (2013) on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4
  • Peggle Blast (2014) on iOS and Android with In-App Purchases

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3+

Skill Rating: 4-11 year-olds

Release Date: 27/02/2007, updated in 2014

Platforms: Android, DS, Mac, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle and Turn-Based

Developer: @Popcap

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 4 players online. In Dual mode 2 players (local or online) take turns on the same board to score the most points. In Peg Party mode up to 4 players online get their own boards and compete to score the most. A bit like game/Tetris Tetris 99 you see small versions of the other players’ boards off to the side but you can't hamper their progress.

CostsCosts

Peggle usually costs £6.75 to £12.99.
 

Peggle

Peggle 2

Xbox One £9.99
PS4 £9.99

Peggle 2 Magical Masters Edition

Xbox One £12.79
PS4 £12.99
 
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Peggle is free to start on iOS and Android, with in-game purchases for extra balls and power-ups to help you progress.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 4-11 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our Peggle Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Popcap) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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