Tile-matching solitaire mahjongg games, Shisen-Sho and Ishido games for PocketPC handheld systems. 

Please note that I am not an user of or an owner of any PocketPC handheld system and that all information and screenshots are taken from the publishers sites or sites who list programs and games for handheld systems.

If you should find any errors or omissions (who I'm sure there are plenty of...); please contact me.



9.95 Mahjong Commercial
Solitaire mahjongg game. 50 layouts (12 to 154 tiles), backgrounds, 3 tile sets, unlimited undo/redo, high-score, hint, shuffle, 

Versions for PalmOS (3.5+) and PocketPC

Publisher: 9.95 Soft Price: $9.95

Screenshot from PalmOS version


Absolute Mah Jong 1.0


4 game modes: Classic, Word (collect words and form letters), Math (build mathematical expressions) and Shuffle Mah Jong (tiles reshuffle automatically if there is no free moves left). Highscore can be published on the net, layout editor, shuffle, auto save, 66 layouts. There is a very crippled demo available (it will expire after 10 games among other things). For PalmOS5 (320x320+ and 65000 colors) and PocketPC (Color device, WinCE 3.0+). Also versions for Windows, Mac and Linux. Review based on Windows version.
Download demo (1,6 mb/1,2 mb) Absolutist Price: $16.95

Screenshot from Windows version


Amazing Mahjongg 1.1.0



"Amazing Mahjongg CE is solitaire game for PocketPC handheld devices. The game has very contrast and colorful tile set designed for use on handheld devices. Amazing Mahjongg CE includes 25 layouts." Author: Andrew Ovcharov. 

Req.: Microsoft Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002/2003, SH3, MIPS, ARM or xScale, one mb storage, one mb program memory, 16-bit color. Window 9x+ version also available.


1,3 mb -download:

Thinking Thing Softw.

Price: $14,95


CEtaipei 1.0 Shareware
For: PocketPC, MIPS, WinCE 2.11+. Author: KyrandiaSoft (2000)

Homepage dead (unknown where you can register the trial version). Download site for SH3 version? : PilotZone. The trial version of CEtaipei will stop after reaching 150 points.

357 kb - download demo: CEArchives Price: $13.00


Gamebox Asia Commercial
Graphics and features looks impressive. Three game modes: Standard solitaire mahjong, Shisen-Sho, and Nagori (memory). 320x320 high-res graphics, 80 layouts, 3 tilesets and 7 backgrounds. Tournament mode (28 levels), multiplayer, unlimited undo, sound, music, shuffle, hint. 2 reviews: PDASquare and Schoon's Place. Versions for Palm OS 5 and Pocket PC. Demo versions available.
Producer: Gamebox Asia Price: $9.95


Jade & Match 1.0 Freeware
Shisen-Sho game for PocketPC (ARM/XSCALE) with pictures of Jade pendant's. A new twist: Stones will block your line, and it will appear after round 10.

Author: Terence Jade

249 kb-download from: Terence Jade Store Online Price: 0


Link 1.0 Commercial
Shisen-Sho game.

3 difficulty levels, music and sound effect, 11 layouts, 6 tilesets, shuffle, hint, online high score.

Req.: PocketPC 

Publisher:  BOOQIO Price: $14.95


Mahjong 1.0 Freeware

From review: "The tile drawings are sufficiently different to allow you to play correctly in spite of the small size of our screens. Sadly, the game is a bit slow".

Made in 2001 - Req.: PocketPC (ARM/XSCALE) 


108 kb - download from: PocketPC Freewares Price: 0


Mahjong Dragon 1.0 Shareware
Solitaire mahjongg. Nice photos as backgrounds, hints, sound, music, 11 layouts, play with or without time limitations.

Versions for "All Pocket PCS - ARM, XSCALE and Pocket PC 2000 - MIPS". Limitations in trial version unknown.
Download demos from producer: ClickGamer Price: $14.95


Mahjongg for Pocket PC 1.0 Commercial

Versions for Pocket PC/WinCE, Pocket Manager OS Pocket Manager OS (Casio BE-300 and Casio BE-500) and Sony Ericsson P800/P900 (SymbianOS). 

15 days trial are available from the homepage. 

Screenshot from PocketPC version

The same game is being sold by ClickGamer under the name of 'Mahjong'... 


Producer:  Top321 Price: $7.95


MajCE 1.0 Freeware
Quote: "It is a simple Mahjongg for Palm PC." I don't even know it's a true mahjongg game or the tile-matching one... 

Author: Epicard. Req.: 2.0 Only

Alternative download site: PocketPC City

56 kb - download from: CEArchives Price: 0


Masque Mahjongg Commercial
8 layouts, 3 tilesets and 4 backgrounds, 2 difficulty levels, hint, undo, reshuffle, highscore (individually or for all games).

Req.: Palm OS 3.5+, 250k storage memory, color recommended.
Pocket PC with WinCE 3.0+. Supports ARM, MIPS, and SH3, 675k storage memory,  65000 color screen recommended. 
Publisher: Masque Publishing Price: $24.99

Masque Mahjongg PalmOS screenshot

Pocket PC screenshot here


MousePeople MahJong Solitaire 1.0  Shareware
Solitaire mahjongg game. Has 40 different layouts. 

Features: Undo, hint, stats, game timer, reshuffle.

For Pocket PC ARM/MIPS/SH3 devices. 
Demo or shareware version ??

292 kb - download from: MousePeople Price: $12.95


Nanching Mahjong 1.02 Shareware

Some kind of SameGame variant with mahjongg tiles. 

"1. The symbols on the face of the tiles must match. 2. The tiles must be in the same row, column, or immediately diagonal to each other. As tiles are removed from the board, the tiles above them will fall to fill the gaps."

For Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002 and Windows Mobile 2003, ARM / MIPS / SH3. Limitation in the shareware version: No highscore.

753 kb - download from: YanCEyWare Price: $8.00


NeoTiles 1.0 Freeware

"A freeware Taipei style game for the Pocket PC (Windows CE). There are 6 levels in all, but each level contains 1 of 5 possible random sub-levels, with the exception of the first and last stage. This makes a grand total of 22 levels in the game"

Author: Stephen Heald (SHEALD), 2001

231 kb - download from : Pocket PC for You Price: 0


Peter's GameBox 2.5 Freeware

"The latest version of Peter's GameBox includes eight different games, even more sound effects, adjustable game levels, pause function, support for landscape screens (HPC/HPC Pro). The games included are Blocks, Blocks2, Snake, Same, Cannons, Squash, Mahjongg and Mahjongg Rivers

Windows CE 3.0, PocketPC on SH3, ARM and MIPS processors

Author: Peter Balogh (2001).
618 kb - download from: PocketPC For You Price: 0


Pick 11 v.3.0 Shareware

A mahjongg solitaire derivative. Clear the field by summing the open (free) tiles up to 11. After clearing all the tiles you will be transferred to next level (8 levels) Online tournament mode. In demo version only one level is available. Windows and PocketPC.
888 kb - download from: XI-ART Price: $11.69 


Piles'O'Tiles Desktop 2.2.5



28 boards (layout). Four tilesets available (incl. one mahjongg set). Online high score, hint. Tileset /level editor in registered version. Author: Andy Kellett. Req.: Versions for Windows, Macintosh and Pocket PC (ARM/XScale and MIPS) available. A crippled demo (only five boards and two rounds of play) can be downloaded from the homepage. Review based on Windows versions

1,5 mb Demo - download from:


Price: $ 16.95


Pocket-Jongg 3.71 Commercial

Shisen-Sho game. 

Versions for PocketPC, Desktop PC (Windows9x+) and Windows Smartphone 2002. 

Animation, highscore, 30 different level, multiplayer play via infrared or LAN

Publisher:  C-Labs Price: $ 9.95


Pocket Mahjongg Shareware
Pocket Mahjongg allows you to customize backgrounds and tile sets. User made tile sets and backgrounds available. Highscore.

The PalmOS version will only run on high-resolution color Sony CLIE! machines. Different versions for PocketPC and Pocket PC 2002.

Trial versions available from the producer (121 kb Palm, 417 kb pocketpc, 148 kb pocketpc 2002). Trial versions expires after 15 days.

 Screenshot Sony CLIE! version

Publisher: Oopdreams Software Price: $15

Pocket Mahjongg Pocket PC screenshot


Pocket Shisen 1.1 Commercial

Shisen-Sho with mahjongg tileset. 16-bit color display and 5 levels of difficulty.

Requirements: ARM based Pocket PC
Demo version with 60 minutes gameplay available.


600 kb - download from: Kojents FX Price: $8.99


Pocket Taipei 2.0


Horizontal screen mode. 60 layouts (only 3 layouts in shareware version). Unlimited undo, hint, change backgrounds. Author: Lena Pankratova.

Req.: PocketPC, Pocket PC 2002, Win9x+ version available (Desktop Taipei).

623 kb - download from:

Lena Games

Price: $ 12.00


ppcShisen 1.5.2 Shareware
Shisen-Sho game. 4 levels of difficulty, undo, redo, sounds, 2 tile sets, highscore.

You can save the high scores as spreadsheet "CSV" files. 

Req.: PocketPC2002/2003

1,1 mb - download from: Ranware Price: $9.95


Shanghai Majong 1.5 Shareware

Solitaire mahjongg game for "Pocket PC / Pocket PC 2002 (Windows CE 3.0 / 3.5), MIPS / SH-3 / StrongARM"


Seems like shareware version have no limitations. Game available in Chinese and English. 


Download from producer: Mobem Technologies Price: $5.00


Shanghai Pocket Essentials Commercial

Solitaire mahjongg game for PocketPC and PalmOS, 

Layout Editor (up to five levels deep), grayscale or color, 100 layouts, highscore, 2 difficulty levels (36 tiles or 24 tiles), timer, hint, 3 tilesets (9 in PalmOS version) , bonus packs available (music/tilesets), 4 ways to play - incl. standard and Contemplation (tiles are upside down).

14 days trial versions available.


Publisher: Landware Price: $14.95

Screenshot PocketPC version


Sichuan Majong 1.5 Shareware

Shisen-Sho for "Pocket PC /Pocket PC 2002 (Windows CE 3.0 / 3.5), MIPS / SH-3 / StrongARM".

Seems like shareware version have no limitations. Game available in Chinese and English. 


Download from producer: Mobem Technologies Price: $5.00


Sichuan Mahjong 1.02 Shareware

Shisen-Sho game. 

Limitation in the shareware version: No highscore. Version for Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002 and Windows Mobile 2003, ARM / MIPS / SH3

[Might be based on the same code as the game Sichuan Majong 1.5 above??]


754 kb - download from: YanCEyWare Price: $ 5.00


Taipei Solitaire Shareware

"...a tile matching game that uses cards rather than the traditional tiles. The object is to clear the layout by matching free cards of the same value."

Well, it doesn't seems to be a Shisen-Sho game; then it must be a 'standard' solitaire mahjongg game (I think...). 10 layouts, replay, 2 difficulty levels, choice of background color.

Req.: Win CE 3.0, Pocket PC, ActiveSync 3.1. Supports ARM, MIPS and SH3. The trial version has a 15 day evaluation period.

2,1 mb-download from Publisher: PuzzleExpress Price:$15.00


The Emperor's Mahjong


Very good graphics and game. Single and two player mode. 72 layouts, 6 themes, 3 tilesets, 3 difficulty levels. In the 'Emperor's Challenge' you have to solve the 12 layouts in each theme successive. Music, hint, undo, reshuffle, online high score. Layout Editor. Developed by Hexacto, sold by Broderbund. Req.: PocketPC/Windows CE 3.x. Palm OS 3.5+. Win9x+ version also available. Review and screenshot based on Windows version.



Price: $ 19.95


Xcogitate 1.1 Shareware

Ishido clone. Random game or fixed game. Highscore. Author: Martijn Dekker. Versions for Win9x+, Java and PocketPC.

Java online version can be played here.  

The trial version only has the easy level, no hint, no highs core and no shuffle (you play the same game each time).

Review based on Windows version.
606 kb - download from: PFF Software Price:$4.99





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