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Once a zombie sinks its teeth into its first victim, the undead infection spreads like wildfire. Such is the case with the iPhone and iPod Touch version of PopCap’s Plants vs. Zombies, which released February 15. In a mere nine days on the market, over 300,000 iPhones have contracted the game. Even more impressive, the game became the top-grossing iPhone launch ever within 24 hours of its release.“Plants vs. Zombies is our latest major franchise to make the jump to iPhone, and from the early customer and critical feedback it appears to be a great adaptation of the game,” said Andrew Stein, PopCap‘s director of mobile business development. “There's always a concern when bringing a computer game to a mobile, pocket-sized device that something will get lost in the process, but in this case the overwhelming consensus is that Plants vs. Zombies is even more fun on the smaller touch screen!"The iPhone’s version of Plants vs. Zombies has been lauded as even better than the original. Features like touch screen control and portability lent perfectly to the game’s addicting format. Now the battle between fauna and their foe can continue on the go. From what I’ve played of the iPhone version of Plants vs. Zombies, it’s the exact same brilliant game. Adorably zombie and plant sprites look great on the smaller screen. At no point did the occasionally touchy iPhone touch screen result in my brains being devoured.Congratulations to PopCap for the continued success of a great game. Have you downloaded Plants vs. Zombies for your iPhone?
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I love that game for ipod. As I have said before ipod is my favorite handheld. What is suprising about plants vs zombies is that it is in the tops 3 and has 5 stars with about 5,000 reviews.
such a fun game
This game saved me from dying of boredom this past weekend.
It's close to the same game. It doesn't have the minigames and challenge modes that the full PC version does.
Still, effing brilliant. Love it, and it's more than worth the $3. Performance can be rough on a non-3GS, though :\
played this a few times on PC, DL'ing now on my ipod. i can see i'll have a new peggle-like addiction soon...
Awesome news, glad this game is getting the respect it deserves, played it on PC and loved it.
Ahhh no minigames is a bummer, I liked bowling for zombies with WallNuts lol.
Downloaded the first day. Both my wife and son are addicted as well. Now how about a version for XBLA for the achievements?
I HAVE downloaded Plants vs. Zombies... but PAID for it? I have no comment...
I think I'm going to purchase this game. The iPhone is a pretty good "console" in its own right. I don't know if it should be mentioned in the same breath as the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii.
Did I read it's selling for $3??? The PC version (though it has more modes, etc.) sells retail for $20. Those with i-Phones and i-pod Touch better not pass this up!
I won the PC version and it's one of my favorite tower defense games out there.
*I own the PC version. haha I didn't "win anything" - although I did finish the game and all the modes...so i guess I "won" the game? Sorry for double post!
Myself included in that number.
I really need to get an iPod Touch, I mean it's only for $3, and it's a great game! Ugh, whenever I finally get an iPod Touch, I'm downloading this.
I LOVE DIS GAME!!
Probably the nerdiest comment I've ever said, but doesn't that plant remind you of the plant Pokemon? I don't know the name, but as soon as I saw it, that's what came to mind.
Why do people say there are no minigames. Once you beat the adventure mode there are like 10 of them.
Its a good game, but I've heard some angry customers complaining that they paid like $15 for this on PC then its only like $3-4 on the i-Phone. At that price though this is a steal, so no wonder it sold so much.
I bought this game. It's awesome.