PopCap News


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...


Garden Warfare team turns into PopCap HD, working on new IP

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 28, 2014 12:30pm PST

The team that made Garden Warfare is now being dubbed "PopCap HD," and they're working on a brand new game.


"hmm, i wonder if i should wait and buy it on ps4 then since i already have a 2nd controller for ..."

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare review: seeds well planted

By Robert Workman, Feb 25, 2014 1:30pm PST

Remarkably, PopCap has managed to create an experience that delivers all the strategic twitch combat of a shooter, presented with PvZ's unique charm.


"I don't know who said it, but no. You earn in-game currency which may have had the idea to have ..."

- mancide see all 18 comments

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare trailer highlights class abilities, in-game economy

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2014 7:30am PST

A lengthy hands-on trailer for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare runs through the class abilities and explains the in-game economy of purchasing randomized sticker books with earned coins.


"I won't be buying this till I learn if PC is getting the XBOX ONE mode (co-op isn't it?)"

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare trailer gets Chum-my with dolphin gun

By Robert Workman, Feb 14, 2014 11:15am PST

Think guns are getting boring in third-person shooters? Hardly. In the latest trailer for PopCap Games' Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, players will shoot dolphins.


Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare delayed one week

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2014 7:00am PST

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare has been pushed to February 25, from its previous date of February 18. PopCap released a new dev diary to accompany the news, giving an extended look at the co-op mode.


"I wish they would at least put PvZ2 on the Amazon Marketplace so I can play it on the one ..."

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PopCap CEO and co-founder both leaving company

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2014 7:45am PST

PopCap CEO Dave Roberts and co-founder Jason Kapalka are reportedly leaving the company, effective this Wednesday. Fellow co-founder John Vechey will take over the lead role, and described his plans for the future.


"Holy shit, and financial report is scheduled to be released on the 28. Not gonna look good for ..."

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 starts Feastivus celebrations tomorrow

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2013 7:30am PST

In case all the shop displays and television commercials and themed movies and novelty songs and ironic sweaters and video game events and familial guilt haven't clued you in yet, tomorrow is Festivus. PopCap's celebrating in its own special way in Plants vs. Zombies 2, with...


Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare reveals Battlefield-y mode

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2013 7:15am PST

Comparing a Plants vs. Zombies game to Battlefield is pretty darn weird and unexpected and confusing but hey, that's PvZ: Garden Warfare in a nutshell. PopCap today revealed the class-based multiplayer shooter's 'Gardens & Graveyards' mode, describing it as "a bit of a mix b...


"This looks like a 3rd person version of TF2 before it went full retard with F2P"

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 update ditches level keys, adds Gargantuars

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 13, 2013 6:30am PST

Part of the free-to-play-isation of Plants vs. Zombies 2 was locking certain levels off behind gates, requiring players to farm keys (ho hah!) or give in and buy them. That's gone with the latest update, which turns the maps linear and opens up those previously-locked levels...


"Strategy seems played out, not new not challenging not rewarding "

- Audhuml4 see all 14 comments

Peggle 2 multiplayer Duel mode coming in patch

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2013 10:30am PST

Training in solitude is important, building patience and control, but true Peggle Masters are only formed in the heat of battle. To that end, PopCap plans to release a new free multiplayer mode for Peggle 2, bringing back the original's Duel with support for both local and o...


Peggle 2 videos showcase new Master abilities

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 03, 2013 2:30pm PST

Five videos show off the five different abilities you can unlock with the five Masters you'll be able to play as.


Report: Peggle 2 coming to Xbox One December 9

By Steve Watts, Dec 02, 2013 10:00am PST

Peggle 2 is coming to Xbox One on December 9 for $11.99.


"Unlock all new Peggle Masters™ with Unicorn Piss®, an all new in-game currency that you can ..."

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Peggle 2 delayed from Xbox One launch

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 04, 2013 6:00am PST

PopCap's ping 'em up Peggle 2 was supposed to debut on Xbox One at the new console's November 22 launch, which really was the main reason to look forward to the next generation. But oh no, disaster! It's now due in December, PopCap has said.


"Apparently they are only able to get 720 pegs on screen at one time. "

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Peggle 2 gameplay videos: it's more Peggle

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 6:00am PDT

Peggle 2 sure looks like more Peggle.


"can't wait to pay to play ever fucking level. thanks for ruining plants vs zombies 2 EA"

- askedrelic see all 10 comments