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  • Blog Post: Peggle 2 Coming To Xbox 360 In May

    Peggle 2 launched for the Xbox One last year, and now publisher Electronic Arts and developer PopCap Games have announced it's coming to Xbox 360. The game arrives on May 7, and includes the multiplayer Duel mode from the Xbox One version of the game (shown) – which is now available as free... More
  • Blog Post: Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Delayed (Slightly)

    PopGames and Electronic Arts have delayed the Xbox One and Xbox 360 release of Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, but only slightly. The game was supposed to come out on February 18 for the systems, but it will now hit a week later on February 25. A PC edition has been announced, but no release date... More
  • Blog Post: Plants Vs. Zombies Conehead And Peashooter Statues Coming Soon

    Collectible manufacturer Gaming Heads has some high quality Plants vs. Zombies statues on the way. The conehead zombie, seen above stands 13" tall and will be available for $150. There will only be 350 created, so it's a limited run. The Peashooter stands 9" tall, and will cost a little... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Closes Dublin Office, 96 Employees Laid Off

    PopCap Games announced the closing of its Dublin-based offices, resulting in 96 employees being let go. "PopCap has provided outplacement support and many employees have offers in other parts of PopCap, at EA or new opportunities with technology partners in Ireland," the company said in a statement... More
  • Blog Post: Layoffs Hit PopCap Games

    The makers of Plants vs. Zombies, Peggle and other hit titles let go 50 employees from its North American office in Seattle, Wash. The studio is also reevaluating the future of its office in Dubin, Ireland. PopCap co-founder John Vechey published a letter outlining the reasons behind the cuts. "The... More
  • Blog Post: Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Announced

    PopCap Games announced a sequel to its hit franchise, appropriately named Plants vs. Zombies 2, for release next year. PopCap is not sharing any details about the title at the moment, other than to say that it's coming out in late Spring of 2013. Even though nobody knows exactly what's going... More
  • Blog Post: Zen Pinball 2 Release Date Announced

    Developer Zen Studios has announced a release date for Zen Pinball 2 for PlayStation 3 and Vita (you can even play on both for no extra charge), and fans will also be excited to hear that there's more coming their way. The game comes out on September 4, and on that day a mystery table based on a... 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: 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 Giving Away Plants Vs. Zombies For Free

    PopCap has just released Plants vs. Zombies for Android devices, and to celebrate the occasion, the game is being given away for free for the first 24 hours after launch. PopCap is featuring the game exclusively for the next two weeks on Amazon.com's app store (through June 14), and if you hurry... More
  • Blog Post: [Update]: Plants Vs. Zombies, Chuzzle Get Amazon Exclusivity

    [Update]: PopCap's release of Chuzzle today and Plants vs. Zombies later this month will enjoy a two-week exclusive window at Amazon's Appstore. The store has drawn criticism from the IGDA for its pricing practices, and it'll be interesting to see if this new deal draws any more of the organization's... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Considering Initial Public Offering

    PopCap Games has enjoyed unparalleled success in the casual market over the past few years with a string of popular games that have been released on every electronic gadget known to man. But could you someday partake in the company's profits? According to a recent interview with PopCap president... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Study Finds The Depressed Like PopCap Games

    PopCap Games and East Carolina University have teamed up for a study that found that the effects of depression can be mitigated by playing PopCap casual games. The study was comprised of almost 60 clinically depressed patients playing Bejewled 2, Peggle, and Bookworm Adventures, and 57% of the experimental... More
  • Blog Post: PopCap Announces Bejeweled 3, Coming In December

    Gem smashers, rejoice! PopCap Games has announced that Bejeweled 3 is coming, and that it'll be out in a month. The casual-games company calls it the series' first true sequel to the game in more than six years (we see how you rate, Bejeweled Twist). “The challenge in creating a new version... More
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