PopCap Launches Final Wave of Charity Art Auction



          In the final wave of its charity videogame art auction, PopCap gives collectors and PopCap fans the opportunity to secure a piece of one-of-a-kind art– while benefitting both UK charity, SpecialEffect and Starlight Children’s Foundation in the US.

The remaining items under the online hammer this week include a one-of-a-kind creation by Irish artist, Mick Minogue. His piece‘Bjorn’ was inspired by PopCap’s hit franchise, Peggle, which is a particular favourite of SpecialEffect.

His last remaining piece, Bjorn goes under the hammer this week. To see what it looks like: http://dropbox.popcap.com/CharityArtAuction/Bjorn.zip

This week’s auction items also include a

·         Bejeweled 3 ceramic lemonade set

·         A Bejeweled 3 introduction screen painting

·         A personalized sketch to be done post auction with buyer input

·         A Plants vs. Zombies street scene concept sketch

·         A Plants vs. Zombies zombie jack-in-the-box concept sketch on canvas

·         Finally the coup-de-resistance– a Plants vs. Zombies light box

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

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

          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, July 5-12– 12 p.m. PT


VISUALS:             http://dropbox.popcap.com/PR/CharityArtAuction/Wave%204%20Slides.zip 

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