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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



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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

7:00 PM on 06.21.2013

Peggle 2 announcement video turns into a fever dream

This video is Reason #1,349 why I love PopCap. Unwilling to rest on its laurels following its representative's notable Peggle 2 E3 enthusiasm, this short clip has surfaced. Cue the "Ode to Joy" as the explosions, rainbows, and creepy human unicorn faces fly. Extreme Fever, indeed.

Brett Makedonski



I am so happy Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare exists photo
I am so happy Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare exists
by Brett Makedonski

One of the biggest surprises of E3 has been PopCap's announcement of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare as a real game. Following a spoof pun-filled campaign with the likes of "Petal of Honor", it turns out that PopCap actually pulled the trigger on one of them.

In hindsight, it shouldn't be surprising. Nothing PopCap does should be surprising anymore. But rather than capitalize on a kitschy spin on the well-known game, PopCap seems to have created something with some true depth. 

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6:40 PM on 06.10.2013

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare caught me off guard

My biggest E3 surprise so far has been Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, a game I didn't think would even exist much less look as compelling as it does. I mean, a third-person action game based on Plants vs. Zombies should...

Jordan Devore

4:23 PM on 06.10.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 is about eating the best taco ever

So remember in the first Plants vs. Zombies when you randomly found a taco? Crazy Dave immediately bought it off of you for 1,000 coins, and then he pocketed the taco to eat later. Well in Plants vs. Zombies 2, Crazy Dave fin...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:15 PM on 06.10.2013

PopCap announces Peggle 2 for this year

During Electronic Arts' E3 2013 press conference, PopCap kicked things off proper with an announcement of the ridiculous, shockingly great-looking Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. Right after a live demonstration, the pres...

Jordan Devore





11:59 PM on 06.08.2013

PvZ: Garden Warfare leak in Google cache [updated]

Update: Supererogatory found a Google cache snapshot of that URL, which quasi-confirms its existence (or incredibly elaborate joke).  The description of the game appears as follow: PLANTS VS ZOMBIES™ GAR...

Niero Gonzalez