UK Videogame Art Open For Bids At PopCap’s Charity Art Auction

WHAT:          
          PopCap Games launches the third wave in a month-long series of online art auctions giving consumers a chance to bid on once-in-a-lifetime items from the PopCap vault.

Amongst this week’s auction items is the UK’s contribution - D J Brainz - a spectacular six foot by six foot piece graffiti homage to PopCap’s BAFTA-nominated Plants vs. Zombies game. The vibrant piece features a DJ-ing zombie and was created by London-based urban artist ArtJaz. The piece is on display for a limited time at London’s Mash Clothing, 73 Oxford Street, London.

Other videogame art items up for grabs include:

·         Plants vs. Zombies Dr. Zomboss original concept sketch,

·         Plants vs. Zombies zombies concept sketch on canvas

·         Plants vs. Zombies zombie head costume

·         Peggle Splork concept sketch

·         Zuma Blitz ceramic tea cup and saucer set

·         Personalised sketch to be done post-auction with buyer input

·         Bejeweled neon blue diamond that you have to see to believe.

Starting bids for ALL of these items start at just $1 (dollar).

PopCap is donating 100 percent of all proceeds from the auctions to two nonprofits dedicated to helping seriously ill and disabled children.  In the UK, monies go to SpecialEffect and in the United States, Starlight Children’s Foundation

           
          More information about PopCap’s first ever charity art auction can be found at www.ebay.com/popcap
           
WHO:         Adults, teens, tweens, parents, video game fans and consumers of all kinds
           
WHEN:         Tuesday, June 28-July 5– 12 p.m. PDT
           
           
WHERE:          

www.ebay.com/popcap

           
           
VISUALS:     http://dropbox.popcap.com/PR/CharityArtAuction/Wave%203%20photos.zip

Please view the attached for smaller images or please follow the link to download larger images of ArtJaz creation - http://dropbox.popcap.com/CharityArtAuction/DJ%20Brainz.zip

We currently have a video on YouTube just to give you an idea of the kind of art that is in this auction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqAM3JC-tBw

  


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