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2009-10-06 08:00:00

SEATTLE, and DUBLIN, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of the world's most widely played video games, today announced that it has secured US$22.5 million in funding led by Meritech Capital Partners, one of the preeminent late-stage investment firms. Meritech was joined in the financing round by Larry Bowman and John McCaw, both longtime technology industry luminaries and investors. The new funding round represents a minority stake and is the first...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of broadly appealing video games, today announced its participation in New York City's 36th Annual Village Halloween Parade as an In-Parade Sponsor happening Saturday evening, October 31st . The parade kicks off at 7:00 p.m. PopCap will be assembling a throng of plants and zombies to celebrate the massive success of its best-selling title of 2009, Plants vs. Zombies(TM), and give away themed...

2009-09-29 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced that Zuma's Revenge!(TM) -- Adventure, a single mode version of the recently-launched sequel to the ball-blasting classic, is now available on leading game portals with a suggested retail price of US$9.95. The highly anticipated sequel to the original hit game that has sold 17 million copies worldwide, Zuma's Revenge! -- Adventure is available for the PC via Web download...

2009-09-28 09:00:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeebo, Inc. announced today that its 3G-connected gaming, entertainment and education platform will feature new titles and a reduced price of USD $219 ($399 Brazilian Reals) in time for the Children's Day holiday in Brazil. The Zeebo console, which was introduced in Brazil in June, is available in more than 200 retail locations throughout Rio de Janeiro. The system ships with three pre-embedded games and provides users the ability to download...

2009-09-24 10:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix(R) interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today the upcoming launch of Gyromancer(TM) for Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Steam(R). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030403/SQUARELOGO) Gyromancer is a new puzzle-RPG developed in collaboration between Square Enix and PopCap. With a blend of puzzle elements...

2009-09-21 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of the world's most widely played video games, today announced the upcoming launch of two major adaptations of Bookworm(TM) and two, first-ever video game platform adaptations of Bejeweled Twist(TM). These new iterations of two of PopCap's most successful franchises, mark PopCap's entry into the DSiWare(TM) market, and its continued support of Nintendo DS(TM) with all-new, feature-rich versions, fully...

2009-09-15 08:00:00

SEATTLE and DUBLIN, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced that Zuma's Revenge!(TM), the highly anticipated sequel to the original hit game that has sold 17 million copies worldwide, is now available for PC and Mac via Web download at PopCap.com, and for PC at North American retail outlets including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Amazon.com and Target. Zuma's Revenge! carries a list price of US$19.95 and effectively re-imagines the...

2009-08-26 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of broadly appealing video games, today announced the upcoming launch of Peggle(TM) Nights on the Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade (XBLA) online service of Microsoft's Xbox 360(R) video game console. Tuned specifically for the XBLA player, Peggle Nights is an expansion for the original Peggle (XBLA) and includes all the levels and challenges from the PC and Mac versions of Peggle Nights - along with the ability to play...

2009-08-20 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced that over the past 36 hours, Plants vs. Zombies(TM) has arrived on store shelves throughout North America. The crossover hit of 2009 and a front-runner for game of the year, Plants vs. Zombies is the fastest-selling game in PopCap's history, based on its first three months of availability via Web download. Further, the company announced that an iPhone adaptation of Plants...

2009-08-18 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced that Zuma's Revenge!((TM)), the sequel to the original hit game that has sold 17 million copies worldwide, will be available next month for the PC and Macintosh. Zuma's Revenge! reinvents the ball-blasting bliss of the original Zuma((R)) with high-resolution graphics, wild new game mechanics, all-new modes and power-ups and much more. Available on September 15 at retail...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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