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  • Blog Post: Hasbro, PopCap Teaming Up For New Bejeweled-Based Games

    You've played it on your PC, your phone, and just about every other device with a screen. Now PopCap and Hasbro have announced that the popular match-three game Bejeweled is heading over to the world of physical gaming. The companies are releasing a pair of new games this spring. The announcement... More
  • Blog Post: Is Popcap Games Working On A Triple A Console Title?

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: The Next Bejeweled Game May Be Called Frenzy

    PopCap has registered the domain name BejeweledFrenzy.com, leading to speculation that the next entry in the Bejeweled franchise may have the word Frenzy at the end. PopCap also registered the .net and .org versions of the site. Outside of the numerical Bejeweled entries, there have been Twist and Blitz... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Announces Plants Vs. Zombies Merchandise

    Move aside, Angry Birds. PopCap is going to need all of the retail space it can get for Plants Vs. Zombie themed T-Shirts, plush toys, wallets, calendars, pajamas, and hats. PopCap has enlisted the help of Funko, MjC International, Trends International, Bioworld Merchandising, Walls360, and Jazwares... More
  • Blog Post: EA Buys PopCap

    Publishing giant Electronic Arts has reached an agreement to purchase the Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies developer for approximately $650 million in cash, plus $100 million more in stock. That's a lot of $3 App Store purchases. The deal could end up costing EA significantly more than that already... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Releases Bejeweled Soundtracks Free Of Charge

    PopCap Games released the Bejeweled 2 and Bejeweled 3 soundtracks today, free of charge for fans of the popular puzzler. Made available for the first time, the tracks were composed by Peter Hajba and Alexander Brandon and have been remastered for release. An entirely new remix is up for grabs, too. The... More
  • Blog Post: The Sordid History Of Bejeweled And PopCap Games

    The humorous headline isn’t as sensational as it seems. PopCap co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Jason Kapalka discussed the origins of Bejeweled in a fascinating postmortem today, revealing the somewhat surprising origins of PopCap in the process. Kapalka revealed that PopCap wasn’t... More
  • Blog Post: Beyond Good & Evil HD And Other XBLA House Party Games Dated, Priced

    Microsoft's latest Xbox Live Arcade blowout is set to begin next week. To prepare us, the company has released a full list of dates and prices for the games that will be arriving as part of the XBLA House Party event. The House Party will kick off on February 16 with Hard Corps: Uprising for 1200... More
  • Blog Post: Bejeweled 2 Launches On WiiWare

    Casual gaming masters PopCap released Bejeweled 2 on WiiWare this morning. The game, which features 100 percent of the gameplay present on the thousand or so other platforms Bejeweled is available on, costs $10 worth of Wii Points. Your cries have been heard, gamers. You can finally integrate your Miis... More
  • Blog Post: California Man Becomes First To "Beat" Bejeweled 2

    You may not have thought it possible, and PopCap probably didn't either, but as of March 23, 2009 (and PopCap's official confirmation today) California native Mike Leyde is the first person to ever "beat" Bejeweled 2 by reaching the highest score possible in the addictive casual game... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Games Coming to Nintendo Handhelds

    The developers at PopCap Games announced today their intentions to completely dominate the casual game market - more than they already are. Their plan of attack? Take their two most popular franchises - Bookworm and Bejeweled - and bring them to the DS and DSi. Bookworm will be coming to the DSi in the... More
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