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6:30 PM on 10.09.2013

A few precious moments of Peggle 2

Short clips of Peggle 2 -- so this is what it's come to ... okay! Look, I'm desperate. PopCap has "gameplay preview" videos of the Peggle Masters Bjorn, Luna, and Berg that offer a quick fix to get us through the wait for th...

Jordan Devore

11:15 AM on 10.09.2013

New details on the Plants vs. Zombies arcade game

We recently told you about a new Plants vs. Zombies arcade game coming out of a tag team between PopCap and Sega, but we had no details to share at that time.  Thanks to Arcade Heroes and their copy of trade publication ...

Dale North

11:23 AM on 10.04.2013

Plants vs Zombies: The Last Stand is an arcade game

A new image on Sega's arcade Facebook page teases a new Plants vs. Zombies game. It gives no information other than a name: Plants vs. Zombies: The Last Stand. The name sounds cool but we have no idea what kind of game this would be. A full-on arcade cabinet? A redemption machine? It's going to be cool, whatever it is.  We'll bring you more information on this game as soon as we get it.

Dale North

5:00 AM on 10.03.2013

Plants Vs. Zombies 2 coming soon to Android

Plants Vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time is on the way to Android devices. It's available in Australia and New Zealand as part of a soft launch, and will be available globally soon.The game will be free to download just like the...

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6:00 PM on 09.03.2013

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare only has multiplayer

In retrospect, perhaps I should've expected that Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare would be multiplayer-only. But that doesn't make its lack of a single-player mode any less disappointing. Even a short one -- something to ge...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 09.01.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 downloaded nearly 25 million times

Last we heard, the mega-successful Plants vs. Zombies 2 had clocked in 25 million hours of playtime with gamers around the world. But as per another recent update from Popcap, we now know that the game has been downloaded "ne...

Chris Carter

9:00 AM on 08.22.2013

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare confirmed for PC

Well this a relief. After the curious PC-less launch of Plants vs. Zombies 2, many fans of the series were similarly disappointed that Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was only announced for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. But n...

Chris Carter



I almost missed an appointment playing Peggle 2 photo
I almost missed an appointment playing Peggle 2
by Dale North

It's an unending joke at the Microsoft booth here at gamescom. Nearly every group that walks into the booth seems surprised and amused that the shiny new Xbox One is powering this decidedly simple ball bouncing game. A lot of them act as if they are too cool for experiences as simple as Peggle 2, moving onto to some of Microsoft's other offerings.

But that's not the case for me at all. I nearly missed an appointment playing Peggle 2

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6:30 PM on 08.20.2013

Peggle 2 looks like everything I want it to be

There are few things more satisfying in all of gaming than lining up that perfect Peggle shot -- the one that gracefully slides across every last peg you intended to hit. Gosh, I need Peggle 2 in my life more than I realized...

Jordan Devore

9:41 AM on 08.20.2013

Play as zombies in Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

You can play as zombies in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. There are four zombie classes, including, adding a scientist and engineer to expected ones, like a ranger and an all-star. I love that the Engineer rocks a plumb...

Dale North

9:34 AM on 08.20.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 fans have clocked 25 million hours

[Update: EA has announced a new update for Plants vs. Zombies 2 called the "Far Future" level pack. Details are coming at a later date.] Although the concept of launching Plants vs. Zombies 2 exclusively on iOS and for free d...

Chris Carter

8:30 AM on 08.20.2013

Xbox exclusives: Peggle 2 and PvZ: Garden Warfare

PopCap Games have a couple of their new games locked up with Microsoft. Announced today at a pre-gamescom press conference, both Peggle 2 and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare are Xbox exclusives.  Peggle 2 comes to Xbo...

Dale North



Review: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time photo
Review: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time
by Chris Carter

Plants vs. Zombies launched in 2009 on the PC and absolutely changed the face of tower defense games. It was a cultural phenomenon, inspiring even the most infrequent of gamers to play for hours on end, popping off one zombie's head after another with reckless abandon.

But the original game was also a premium purchase, and with $20, you got every bit of content right away. The sequel, Plants vs. Zombies 2, offers up a very different approach -- it's free-to-play only, and, at first, it's launching exclusively on iOS devices.

Everything about this approach has disaster written all over it, but somehow, Plants vs. Zombies 2 actually pulls through mostly unscathed.

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2:01 AM on 07.18.2013

Awesome Plants vs. Zombies 18" Munny auction for charity

PopCap and EA had many of these really funky 18-inch Mega Munny custom pieces on display at their booth here at San Diego Comic-Con today. Many folks from the game development community took one of Kidrobot's big-headed blank...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 07.10.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 delayed, but you can play it sooner

Those blasted Australians and New Zealanders are at it again, getting all sorts of special attention and treatment. We reported that Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time would be delayed beyond its July 18 release date targe...

Steven Hansen





2:00 PM on 06.26.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 has been delayed

If you were waiting for Plants vs. Zombies 2 next month, prepare to be disappointed: the official PvZ Twitter account notes that the sequel will not hit its target date of July 18th, instead launching "later in the summer." I...

Chris Carter