The most rabid player of PopCap's Plants Vs. Zombies series I know sat down next to me as I loaded up Garden Warfare for the Xbox One. After watching me play for five minutes, she stood up, said "I'd be so lost playing this", and wandered off.
The dead will rise and the vines will writhe come spring 2013, when Popcap Games finally gets around to releasing a sequel to the popular lawn defense game Plants. Vs. Zombies. It's about damn time.
An update to iPhone's Plants vs. Zombies hit today that adds the ability to play as zombies in the game, a new free level and some festive hats for the holiday season.
To no one's surprise, the ever-present Plants Vs. Zombies is coming to the PS Vita. Sony and PopCap unveiled the latest iteration of their game earlier this week at an event.
Bejeweled 3 is an excellent video game. Normal people play it on computers. But special people—people who work at PopCap, the studio behind the Bejeweled series—get to play it on a massive touch-sensitive TV right in the lobby of their headquarters.
Google's latest stab at building a social network, Google+, has (as expected) added games to its ever-growing list of services. And while it may boast many of the usual social games suspects, Google+ Games aims for more privacy and less pestering.
Whatever Electronic Arts is spending to acquire PopCap, its casual gaming rival Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, would cost more. That's according to ... well, Rovio.
What will the $750 million buy out of PopCap Games, makers of Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled, do to the beloved developer of quirky, casually engaging games? It could mean you get future PopCap Games faster—but it doesn't mean the end of games like Peggle in World of Warcraft.
The undead people behind one of PopCap's most popular games, Plants Vs. Zombies, welcome EA's acquisition of their parent company with open arms, open mouths, and jagged, ichor-dripping teeth.
Electronic Arts is in the Plants Vs. Zombies business it seems, announcing today that they have picked up PopCap Games for what could total more than one billion in cash and stock.
The makers of Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled are reportedly in the process of being snapped up by someone with very, very deep pockets. The rumored mystery buyer may be paying more than $1 billion USD for the right to PopCap's brand of casual, commercially successful fun.
The makers of great, time-stealing games like Peggle and Plants Vs. Zombies are bringing one of their biggest successes to consoles and handhelds later this year, with Bejeweled 3 making the leap to five platforms (or three, depending on your point of view).
Kicking off a two week exclusive launch at Amazon.com, Android owners can score Popcap's award-winning flower defense game Plants Vs. Zombies for free today only. Grab it before the price rises to $2.99 at midnight!
We're all familiar with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, who it supports, and why. With that out of the way, PopCap Games today announced that Allied Star Police, by the Seattle-area games designer Owain Weinert (pictured) will soon release for all iOS devices on the iTunes App Store.
PopCap Games, the creators of small-ish casual games such as Bejeweled and Plants Vs. Zombies, has created a new studio to make games even smaller than those. Unpleasant Horse is one of those games.
What kind of relationship does Shunxiang Technology have with Planets Vs. Zombies developer PopCap Games? None whatsoever, but that isn't stopping the former from releasing an arcade version of the latter's popular tower defense game in China.
PopCap's discounted iPhone and iPad games helped to raise more than $200,000, the company tells Kotaku. The money will be given to the International Red Cross for use in their ongoing efforts to provide food, shelter, medicine and other essentials for those suffering from the natural disaster in Japan.
Last week's PopCap Games party at the Game Developers Conference wasn't just a chance to indulge in Plants Vs. Zombies drinks and snacks while watching flowers cavort around the packed room. It was also a chance to check out some really neat concept art from the game and, you now, talk to people.