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Plants vs Zombies theme park attraction in the works

A Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare attraction is under construction at US amusement park Carowinds. Popcap is working on an accepted proposal to construct a 3D experience dubbed Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena for the Charlotte, North Carolina-based theme park. The attraction will have two opposing teams of …

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Peggle 2 out now on PlayStation 4

Peggle 2 is available today for PlayStation 4 owners in Europe and North America, EA and PopCap have announced. The sequel to PopCap’s popular casual title offers single-player offline play, as well as local mutliplayer and two online multiplayer modes with support for up to four players. Peggle 2 had …

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare ‘Legends of the Lawn’ out this week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is set to receive a batch of free content with the impending arrival of the game’s new Legends of the Lawn update. Publisher EA and developer PopCap Games have announced the update will launch tomorrow – Tuesday, September 30th – as a free download across …

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PopCap co-founder John Vechey departs company

John Vechey is leaving PopCap after nearly 15 years with the studio, parent company EA has announced. A post on EA’s site shares a memo to employees in which both EA Mobile president Frank Gibeau and Vechey himself address the departure. "Many of you know me as the energetic, happy-go-lucky …

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EA teases Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on PlayStation

EA has posted a new Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare image that hints at a PlayStation version for PopCap’s third-person shooter. The image (pictured) – posted to EA’s Twitter account earlier this week – seems an obvious tribute to Sony’s Sly Cooper. EA has yet to officially announce anything regarding …

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PopCap hit with unspecified layoffs, console team unaffected

PopCap has suffered an unspecified number of layoffs, publisher EA has confirmed. An EA spokesperson told Polygon that the company doesn’t disclose numbers” regarding reductions in staff, adding that there are no changes to announce with regard to PopCap titles." The spokesperson also confirmed that PopCap HD – the studio’s …

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PopCap senior manager Bilas joins GameAnalytics

Denmark-based company GameAnalytics has announced the appointment of PopCap’s Allison Bilas as its new vice president of product. Bilas joined PopCap in 2010 as a social games business analyst, later rising to become senior manager of the studio’s game analytics department. She’s credited for several titles, including Bejeweled Blitz and …

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PopCap working on new console title

PopCap is working on a new game for consoles, according to the company’s franchise marketing manager Gary Clay. In an interview with Digital Spy, Clay confirmed the studio is working on a new title for consoles – adding that the game in question isn’t necessarily” a new IP. VG247 keenly …

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