Bejeweled has a massive fan base and was named as one of the most influential online puzzle games ever, according to Business Insider. If you want to experience the fun of this match-three strategy game for yourself, there are several places you can play it online.
Play Bejweled Online on Facebook
While you can download the latest versions of Bejeweled (Bejeweled Blitz and Bejeweled Stars), from the Google Play or the App Store and play on your phone or tablet, another easy venue for playing the games is to log into Facebook. Visit the official Bejeweled Blitz or Bejeweled Stars Facebook pages to play online for free. There's also a link to the FB sites on the EA Games website. On Facebook, Blitz is a fast-paced game that lets you play in one-minute increments, while Stars offers up unique ways to match gems and lets you connect and compete with friends.
You can also play Bejeweled Blitz online for free at Game Fools. This is a short, timed version of the game that provides hints without any penalties. There is an automated 'Last Hurrah' that is played once your time is up that may give you extra points. You can also download the full version of the game from this website. You'll need Flash Player, but you do not need to register for an account to play.
Play Bejeweled 3 at Pogo Games. They offer a classic version of the game that is timed, and there are no penalties for hints. They also offer an overview, a how-to guide, and tips and tricks for playing. Account registration isn't necessary just to play the game, but you'll need it if you want to access some of the other features of the website, such as in-game chatting with others who are playing the game, posting the forums, keeping your high scores, and earning tokens. Flash Player is required.
Match 3 Games
At Match 3 Games, you can play a classic version of Bejeweled 2 without time limits as well as a 'Beat the Clock' version that has a time limit. You can pause the game during play. Once you're done with the timed version, you'll see your total score, as well as specifics about your game play like how many many gems you collected and what your biggest cascades and combos were. You can get hints if you get stuck. There is no penalty for hints in the classic version, but they will reduce your time limit in the times version. You'll need Flash Player but don't need to have an account to play.
Another place to play Bejeweled 2 online is at Candy Games. It's very similar to the above-mentioned versions on Match 3 Games, with classic and timed versions, but there is a 1000-point penalty for hints in the 'Beat the Clock' game instead of a time penalty. Flash Player is needed here as well. No account registration is required.
Bejeweled 2 is available for free online at GSN.com. You'll need Adobe Flash Player to play, and there's only one version of the game available. It's timed and provides hints if you need them, though 50 points will be deducted for each hint you get. You'll see your score once you stop playing. You do not need to register for an account to play Bejeweled 2, but registering for an account gives users access to earning tokens and Oodles (GSN.com's winnable currency) through various site activities.
Play the original version of Bejeweled on Digbejweled.com. You can play online for free just by going to the website, but if you want enter high scores you'll need to register for a free account and log in each time you play. You'll also need to have the Adobe Flash Player enabled to compete.
MSN Games offers simple and timed versions of classic Bejeweled with no account registration needed. You will need to have Flash Player and enable pop-ups because it opens in a separate pop-up screen. For security reasons, users who do sign in will only be able to access scores for the current session, and there are no longer badges or awards available. Penalties aren't given for hints in either version of the game.
Speldome offers the classic Bejeweled game with a couple of enhancements. You do not need to have Flash Player in order to access this version and no registration is required. There is also an option for SD or HD modes, and you can disable hints if you want to. There is both a classic and speed version to choose from, with no penalties in either version for using hints. You also have the chance to earn bonus playing time for good moves in the speed version.
Fast and Fun Game Play
When you want to relive stress, have some fun, or challenge yourself, games like Bejeweled offer a quick way to to do it. Whether you're a frequent or casual gamer, there are plenty of options for playing this addictive matching game for free online.