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  • Blog Post: May Games With Gold Includes Defense Grid 2, Costume Quest 2, And More

    The end of April means the end of another wave of Xbox Live Games with Gold. With May joining us this weekend, you’ll have new games to play on your down time. Here’s what’s rotating onto the service: Xbox One Defense Grid 2 (May 1 through May 31) Costume Quest 2 (May 16 through June... More
  • Blog Post: Peggle 2 Coming To PlayStation 4

    Peggle 2 was initially a timed exclusive for Xbox One . Then it came to Xbox 360 . Now, after waiting patiently, PlayStation 4 owners can get in on the ball-bouncing and Ode-to-Joying. The good news comes from a tweet from the official Peggle Twitter account: It's official! We're excited to announce... More
  • Blog Post: EA: PopCap Is Working On A New Peggle Game, Madden To Mobile This Summer

    On its first quarter 2015 earnings call , EA announced that PopCap is working on a number of new titles. Among them, is a new Peggle game for mobile. "New FIFA and Madden NFL experiences are set to launch during Q2, as well as a big and really fun new update for The Simpsons: Tapped Out," said... More
  • Blog Post: Peggle Now ‘On The House’ From EA And Origin

    EA’s next On the House game is available now. Peggle is the latest title to be offered free via EA’s digital distribution platform, Origin. The title joins a roster of titles that has included Dead Space, Battlefield 3, and Plants vs. Zombies. You can get your copy of Peggle by heading here... More
  • Blog Post: Report: PopCap CEO To Retire, Co-Founder To Lead

    A new report suggests that Dave Roberts, CEO of Peggle and Bejeweled developer PopCap (owned by Electronic Arts) is preparing to retire. In his place will be co-founder John Vechey. The news comes by way of GamesBeat , who says that the change in leadership will be effective on January 8, 2014. According... 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: 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: Peggle Free On Android Phones Today

    When PopCap kicked off its support for Android phones with the release of Chuzzle, everyone had the same reaction: What the heck is a Chuzzle, and where is Plants vs. Zombies? Two weeks later PopCap soothed our cranky souls by giving away PvZ for a day, but the casual game developer isn't done. Today... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Auctioning Off Awesome Game Art For Charity

    PopCap is giving back to the community, in the form of a charity auction. The auction includes some one-of-a-kind artwork and other items inspired by the company's games like Plants vs. Zombies, Zuma, and Peggle. All proceeds from the auction go to benefit Starlight Children's Foundation (U.S... More
  • Blog Post: Peggle Created In LittleBigPlanet 2, Looks Shockingly Well-Done

    You can already play PopCap's incredibly addictive Peggle on virtually every platform imaginable, from PC to Xbox Live Arcade to iPhone to the original Game Boy, probably. But one place that you couldn't play it was within Sony's popular user-creation-focused LittleBigPlanet 2. Thankfully... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Announces Korean MMO, Inexplicably Draws Disneyland Comparison

    PopCap is expanding its casual-games empire in an unexpected way. Later this year, the company will release PopCap World in Korea, which will combine a social-networking hub with 13 of the company's games – including a new one, Super Zuma, developed specifically for the Korean market. PopCap... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Brushed Off $5 Million Microsoft Buyout Bid

    “I don’t think a month goes by where we don’t get enquiries of investment offers in some form or another,” PopCap creative director Jason Kapalka told Develop in an interview. “So far nothing has worked out.” The casual-games developer, best known for games like Plants... More
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