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2011-02-28 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced the results of a new survey which found large increases in overall usage and frequency of mobile game playing among U.S. and U.K. adults. The survey, conducted by Information Solutions Group, also found that among mobile phone gamers, the mobile phone is now the primary gaming device of choice, leapfrogging video game consoles and personal computers in less than two years....

2011-02-23 10:45:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 10 weeks after being launched, Zeewe (www.zeewe.com), the new free-of-charge stand-alone HTML5 based app store, is already a great success among iPhone owners, with more than 160,000 users. As of this month, such number is expected to grow even more, as Android and iPad fans will also be able to access the store. "Companies such as Google and Apple showed HTML5 will be the technology of the future for the design of Web applications. One of...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

SEATTLE and DUBLIN, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the global release of Bejeweled® Blitz LIVE on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The game delivers the same fun and frantic action found in other popular variants of Bejeweled, but is packed with all-new, highly competitive multiplayer modes and a brand new look...

2011-02-23 07:59:00

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Most Competitive Adaptation Yet: Popular Gaming Phenomenon Comes to Xbox LIVE Featuring 16-Player Party Mode, Battle Mode and More PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the global release of Bejeweled(R) Blitz LIVE on Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The game delivers the same fun and frantic action found in other popular variants of...

2011-02-16 07:59:00

DUBLIN, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Study by East Carolina University Establishes Efficacy of Bejeweled(R) and Other Games in Reducing Clinical Depression and Anxiety East Carolina University's Psychophysiology Lab and Biofeedback Clinic today revealed the results of a year-long randomized, controlled clinical study that measured the efficacy of so-called "casual" video games (CVGs) in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety as a co-morbid...

2011-02-08 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced the global launch of Plants vs. Zombies(TM) for the PlayStation® Network. An extension of the company's hugely popular franchise, this adaptation delivers 2 modes of non-stop multiplayer action, 12 achievements and 21 mini-games, and is available immediately for US$14.99. Plants vs. Zombies on the PlayStation Network is one of the most action-packed...

2011-01-18 02:01:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced the widely anticipated North American release of Plants vs. Zombies(TM) for the Nintendo DS®. Expertly adapted in the PopCap tradition, the game features all of the engaging gameplay included in the PC edition -- Adventure, Survival and Puzzle modes -- while adding multiplayer action, plus four all-new, exclusive mini-games and 14 achievements. Available...

2011-01-17 08:01:00

SEATTLE and DUBLIN, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today officially announced it is bringing the classic gameplay of Bejeweled® Blitz to Xbox LIVE® Arcade with availability in Quarter 1 2011. Bejeweled Blitz LIVE offers XBLA players the same fast paced 60-second action found in the popular Facebook variant of Bejeweled Blitz, but with all new modes, including 16-player simultaneous Party mode and...

2010-12-14 08:00:00

DUBLIN, December 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Casual Game Leader's Latest Social Adaptation Blasts PopCap's Games on Facebook to New Levels of High Energy Fun PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced that Zuma(R) Blitz is now live on Facebook, inviting the more than 500 million members of the leading social platform to join in the ball-blasting fun. Zuma Blitz is the social adaptation of PopCap's hit franchise (over 20 million units sold worldwide)...

2010-12-13 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SpinTop Games, a division PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the launch of Escape Rosecliff Island(TM), a new "hidden object" puzzle game for the iPhone® and iPod® Touch as well as Escape Rosecliff Island HD for the iPad(TM). Based on the original PC version, the iPhone (iPod touch) and iPad adaptations of the game are available now via the Apple App Store for...