August 01, 2008

Crosswords for BlackBerry

CrosSynergy crosswords are already available via cellphone (click on the ad atop this page for details). Now Magmic Games (...which is hard to pronounce) has a mobile New York Times Crosswords app in development. If you've got a BlackBerry and would like to be a beta tester, read on for Magmic's request:

Are you a crossword puzzle addict who owns a Blackberry?

Magmic Games, under license from The New York Times, is now looking for enthusiastic participants to help shape the soon-to-be-released mobile version of The New York Times Crosswords. Your commitment would involve: downloading a pre-release version of The New York Times Crosswords onto your Blackberry; spending some time playing the game; and then answering a questionnaire giving your feedback and suggestions.

If you are interested in applying to take part, please send an email to, with the subject line “Application.” The body of the email should include the following information:

1. Your name

2. Your email address

3. Your Blackberry model number, e.g., 8130

4. Your location: City/State or Province/Country

5. Your experience with crossword puzzles

Please note that your personal data will not be used for any other purpose, now or in the future.


Magmic Games is a world leading developer and publisher of mobile entertainment with over 80 titles in action, sports, casino, puzzle, retro and multiplayer genres across a variety of mobile platforms, and is the world’s leading provider of Blackberry games through its portal . Go to for more on Magmic Games.