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E3 2015: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 hands-on impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2015 1:30pm PDT

The ongoing war of attrition between plants and zombies continues, only now the roles have been reversed. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2.


Bejeweled 3 free today on Origin

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2014 10:50am PDT

Origin's On the House program has marked down Bejeweled 3 by 100%--otherwise known as "free."


Peggle 2 bounces to PlayStation 4 this fall

By Daniel Perez, Sep 02, 2014 8:00am PDT

Get ready to head back to the Peggle Academy this fall, because PopCap has officially announced that Peggle 2 will be releasing for the PS4 this October.


"That happens to me often as well. Whenever I buy a new piece of tech, a price drop tends to ..."

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Tactical Taco' update coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jun 30, 2014 7:31am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is getting another free update tomorrow, packing a new map and game mode.


"the gameplay is actually really fun, I got way more time out of it then Titanfall, soooo much to ..."

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Plants vs Zombies 2 expands to the 'Dark Ages'

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2014 8:55am PDT

Plants vs Zombies 2 has rolled out its next time period: a Dark Ages expansion with emphasis on the "dark."


"I can't get into it all the same so it's not gonna be any fun for me. But I am having a blast ..."

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare director discusses PC version

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 21, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Ahead of next week's PC release, the makers of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare discuss the game's PC-centric features and its timed-exclusive map, Jewel Junction.


"I see its more or less 100% the same as TF2 only by EA and popcap."

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PSA: Peggle now free on Origin

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2014 1:13pm PDT

PopCap's Peggle is now free on Origin, as part of the rotating "On the House" program.


"I own it too I'm pretty sure, but I can't remember where/how I got it. So I'll just go ahead and ..."

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare taking root on PlayStation in August

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2014 6:45am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on August 19. PopCap announced the date, along with some features (and a higher resolution) making it to the PS4 version.


"Yea, it's a really good class shooter, and it's kid friendly!"

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Plants vs Zombies free on PC & Mac from Origin's On the House program

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2014 6:30am PDT

Last month, EA gave away free copies of Battlefield 1942 on Origin. Today, they've made the original Plants vs Zombies free. Like before, there's...


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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare coming to PC in June

By Steve Watts, Apr 28, 2014 7:00am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming to PC on June 24, with all the content from the Garden Variety and Zomboss Down packs.


"Does this game have any bots or anything that would make it a viable SP experience?"

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Peggle 2 adds 'Windy the Fairy' DLC

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2014 11:10am PDT

Peggle 2 has gotten its first bit of DLC today, a downloadable Peggle Master with her own power, stages, and trials.


"thanks peggle, you would have my money right now but you had to be exclusive"

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare free DLC adds new mode & map

By Steve Watts, Mar 17, 2014 11:30am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is getting a "Garden Variety" pack tomorrow, which will add a new map, three ability upgrades per character class, and a mode that has zombies and plants working together.


PopCap hit with layoffs, console team unaffected

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 13, 2014 2:30pm PDT

PopCap Games, the studio behind well-known casual hits like Plants vs Zombies and Bejeweled, has laid off some of its employees.


"I work in Digital Products, which isn't affiliated with the games group. That said, because ..."

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Peggle 2 adds multiplayer Duel Mode today

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2014 3:00pm PST

Peggle 2 has received its free Duel mode DLC, making it possible to, once again, stomp your friends into a fine, pink mushy unicorn paste.


Peggle 2 bouncing to Xbox 360 in May

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 04, 2014 6:30am PST

Surely the main reason to buy an Xbox One is to play Peggle 2, which launched exclusively on Microsoft's new console in December. But who cares about Xbox One now! EA this morning announced that PopCap's peg-popping sequel is bouncing onto Xbox 360 too, landing in the bucket...