The lights are on
If job postings are to be believed, Popcap is looking to expand its operations into the console market with a much larger scale game than their typical releases.
Popcap usually releases smaller, but very fun, games like Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies, and Bejeweled. The job listing says, "PopCap studio is looking for an experienced generalist SE to build a AAA console title. This generalist will work on a broad range of game systems including, but not limited to: animation, audio, resource management, pipelines and visual effects. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with the Frostbite 2 engine."
The Frostbite 2 engine is the engine used to build Battlefield 3, if that gives you any idea of the sort of scale Popcap is looking for. My wild speculative stab in the dark? A mature Peggle with huge explosions that uses the Frostbite engine's impressive physics and destruction capabilities.
[via Joystiq and @superannuation]
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Plants vs. Zombie Island.
A Bejeweled Shooter???
Plants vs. Zombies where you take control of the zombies.
Plants vs Zombies 2.
PopCap Heroes: Battle Royale confirmed for 2013.
they dont know the meaning of those words
i can't picture this at all ... what i can picture is a crappy kinect game of some kind or a shovelware like thing for wii u
Im guessing physics related, and some YARN.
It better be some platformer.
PvZ 2: Garden Warfare.
I'm not kidding. They have the domain names.
That's slightly different than what they normally do...
Probably another underperforming FPS. But I hope it's good, COD may someday need a replacement.
left for dead like plants vs zombies ??
At least someone is making a new IP.
As a huge fan of Popcap games, I hope this turns out to be false. But if it's not, then I hope they don't go too far away from their roots.
aw sh-- i think we are now about to see some plants vs zombies in frostbite 2 engine