Entries in 'popcap' (69)

Delay for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on Xbox One

Delay for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on Xbox One

PopCap has revised its release date for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 launches on Android

Plants vs Zombies 2 has launched for Android devices, available now as a free download on the Google Play store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2013 at 7:22AM in News
PvZ: Garden Warfare strictly multiplayer, will carry mid-tier price

PvZ: Garden Warfare strictly multiplayer, will carry mid-tier price

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare will be a multiplayer only affair, a fact EA states will allow the publisher to sell it at a lower price online and at retail.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2013 at 8:35AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 PopCap's biggest release ever, according to CEO

Plants vs Zombies 2 PopCap's biggest release ever, according to CEO

PopCap CEO Dave Roberts has dubbed the iOS launch of Plants vs Zombies 2 the company’s biggest release to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:35AM in News

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Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Valve, PopCap developers form Temple Gates Games

Former Plants vs Zombies developers Tod Sample and Jeff Gates have split from their current positions at Valve to form new indie studio Temple Gates Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 pushed past July release date

Plants vs Zombies 2 pushed past July release date

Plants vs Zombies 2 will miss its previously announced release date of July 18th, PopCap has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 27th 2013 at 6:45AM in News
PopCap's Giordano Bruno Contestabile joins Tilting Point

PopCap's Giordano Bruno Contestabile joins Tilting Point

Creative agency Tilting Point has named former PopCap man Giordano Bruno Contestabile as its new VP of product management and revenue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 3:49PM in News
PopCap working on 'Team Fortress 2 style Plants vs Zombies game'

PopCap working on 'Team Fortress 2 style Plants vs Zombies game'

Popcap is looking for a software engineer to build a triple-A console title using the Frostbite 2 engine.

by Seth Tipps
on Dec 11th 2012 at 10:41AM in News

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PopCap signs connected TV deal

PopCap signs connected TV deal

Cross-platform games solution provider Antix Labs has been in operation for more than five years, but in some respects its 'share and play' gaming tech was ahead of its time.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 25th 2012 at 10:05AM in News
UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

PopCap Dublin has been closed by parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
Gibeau: PopCap cuts due to "duplicative" roles with EA

Gibeau: PopCap cuts due to "duplicative" roles with EA

The recent job cuts at PopCap were due to roles that were “duplicative” of those that already existed at parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2012 at 2:48PM in News
PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

The co-founder of PopCap has insisted that the job losses at his studio would have been considerably worse if it did not have the backing of EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 1:30PM in News

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 announced as layoff rumours circle PopCap

Plants vs. Zombies 2 announced as layoff rumours circle PopCap

Popcap has announced a sequel to its hit multi-platform tower defense title Plants vs. Zombies, but it appears all isn’t well for the casual giant.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2012 at 8:20AM in News
PopCap enters gambling sector

PopCap enters gambling sector

EA subsidiary PopCap is to dip its toes in the gambling waters with the release of its fourth Facebook game – Lucky Gem Casino.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 3:25PM in News
PopCap axes 730,000-user Facebook game

PopCap axes 730,000-user Facebook game

EA PopCap has dropped ZipZapPlay’s Facebook game Baking Life, despite the title having almost three quarters of a million players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 10:39AM in News
PopCap: 120m people play social games

PopCap: 120m people play social games

More people are playing social games than ever before, says PopCap.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:53PM in News

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PopCap reveals how to fail at mobile gaming

PopCap reveals how to fail at mobile gaming

At London Games Conference today, PopCap senior designer David Bishop listed ten ways to fail at mobile gaming.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 10th 2011 at 6:06PM in News
EA and Zynga back Amazon's Kindle Fire

EA and Zynga back Amazon's Kindle Fire

PopCap, Zynga, Gameloft, EA and Rovio are leading the charge to publish games for Amazon’s new iPad competitor Kindle Fire, the online merchant has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 10th 2011 at 10:58AM in News
PopCap announces Popcorn Dragon

PopCap announces Popcorn Dragon

The casual gaming giant has lifted the lid on its next mobile title: Popcorn Dragon for iOS.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 13th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
PopCap, Parker, OnLive and GoG.com join LGC line-up

PopCap, Parker, OnLive and GoG.com join LGC line-up

Digital games experts from around the world will convene in London this November.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 11:30AM in News
PopCap cuts iOS prices, fingers point at EA

PopCap cuts iOS prices, fingers point at EA

A range of games by casual giant PopCap have been reduced to their lowest possible price point on the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2011 at 11:53AM in News
PopCap likely to work with existing EA IP

PopCap likely to work with existing EA IP

Speaking at GDC Europe PopCap's director of online business Bart Barden has said the casual gaming company may look to work with EA's established IP in the wake of the ...

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Aug 16th 2011 at 3:33PM in News
Out this week...

Out this week...

Australia and New Zealand's key releases this week are PopCap DS titles Bejewelled Twist and Plants vs Zombies, plus Brink 'Agents of Change' downloadable content.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 1st 2011 at 5:14AM in News
Why did PopCap choose EA? Because it “really cares about games”

Why did PopCap choose EA? Because it “really cares about games”

Suitors have been lining up to acquire PopCap since the turn of the year, but earlier this month EA was named as the successful buyer in a $750m deal. But ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2011 at 4:13PM in News
PopCap lands Sony Ericsson deal

PopCap lands Sony Ericsson deal

Casual games firm PopCap has announced a global deal with Sony Ericsson to pre-load ‘Games by PopCap’ onto its Xperia mini and Xperia mini pro models.

by Helen French
on Jul 22nd 2011 at 11:55AM in News