Bounce (video game series)

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Genre(s)Side-scrolling video game
Rovio Entertainment
Year of inception2001
First releaseBounce
Latest releaseBounce Boing Battle

Bounce is a mobile game series that was published by Nokia.

Bounce (2000)[edit]

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Gameplay of original Bounce, Nokia 6820
Genre(s)Side-scrolling video game

In the original Bounce game the player controls a red ball through many levels in a 2D side-scrolling game world. It came pre-loaded on many Nokia mobile phones and is considered one of the most well-known Nokia mobile games along with Snake.

The player controls a red ball with the requirements to go through all hoops. The ball can also become big, allowing it to float in water areas (which is coloured blue). The enemies come in the form of static obstacles as well as moving blue 'spiky' objects and firm yellow 'candle' objects.

The Nokia 9210 Communicator (Series 80) from 2000 (released 2001) was the first device to feature the game.[1][2] Through updated versions it was also pre-loaded on entry-level Series 40 handsets such as Nokia 6610 (2002), and Nokia 2600 (2004).[3] The game had a total of 11 levels. An additional levels pack (levels 12–21) was available to download for Series 60 and Series 80 (Symbian OS) Nokia handsets.[4]


Later Rovio Entertainment teamed up with Nokia to develop new Bounce games:[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Many unofficial "remakes" of Bounce have been created and are available on the Google Play Store or App Store.[13]

Level editor[edit]

An unofficial level creator called BouncEdit was created in 2003 which allowed a personalized level to be made.[14]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ MegaBojan1993 (17 September 2016). "Nokia 9210 - Bounce game" – via YouTube.
  2. ^ Nokia. "Bounce for Series 60 1st & 2nd Edition by Nokia :: Symbian software @".
  3. ^ " Review Nokia 6610".
  4. ^ "Nokia - Game Downloads". 14 June 2003.
  5. ^ GameAxis Unwired Sep 2008
  6. ^ Finnish Video Games: A History and Catalog by Juho Kuorikoski
  7. ^ "Maemo software - Nokia › Bounce Evolution". 16 August 2010.
  8. ^ "".
  9. ^ "Bounce Tales for J2ME (2008) - MobyGames". MobyGames.
  10. ^ symbian60mobi (15 December 2008). "Bounce Touch on the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic" – via YouTube.
  11. ^ "Bounce Boing Voyage now available on N-Gage". 7 August 2008.
  12. ^ "Bounce Boing Battle".
  13. ^ "Let nostalgia hit you with Bounce Classic on Nokia Android devices". 12 January 2018.
  14. ^ Harris, Chris. "BouncEdit".