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2012-08-22 19:07:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Zombies remain hot in comics, movies and in TV shows, but that wasn´t enough for Plants vs. Zombies maker PopCap Games, which this week laid off 50 employees at its Seattle office. The company, which also made BeJeweled, would likely hawk any jewels it has may instead look to close its Ireland Studio. The layoffs account for about 10% of PopCap´s staff. “Today´s news is something you expect periodically...

2011-08-04 11:03:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Vechey, co-founder of PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, will keynote the 2011 Game Developers Conference Online (GDC Online) when the event returns to Austin, Texas. Vechey's keynote, titled "Playing Well With Others - How PopCap Creates Compelling Social Game Experiences," will explore how the company is adapting its catalog of some of the most successful single player games of all time to social platforms. GDC Online...

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