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PopCap had two titles to unveil during Electronic Arts’ press conference: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare and Peggle 2. Unfortunately, nothing was shown for the latter announcement, but plenty was shown for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.
A brief trailer was shown that made it look like a military shooter, but it quickly changed to familiar Plants vs. Zombies characters being controlled from the third-person perspective. A live demo was shown with four-player cooperative play. It was reminiscent of Horde mode from Gears of War; players take on the roles of plants and take on waves of zombies.
We saw players playing as the peashooter creating smaller peashooters as mobile turrets, flying characters that could fire from the sky, healing-class sunflowers, and cacti that could fire from long distances.
We also saw a few bosses including the Disco Zombie, and the Gargantuar, an enemy ripped straight from Mad Max. He’s a gigantic zombie enemy with a smaller zombie enemy hanging from his back.
It was shown running on the Xbox One. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming first to Xbox One, and then to Xbox 360.
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