Plants vs. Zombies(TM) Launched for Nintendo DS(TM) and Nintendo DSiWare(TM) in Europe and AustraliaBy Popcap Games International, PRNE
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Widely Anticipated Adaptation Features Multiplayer Action, Four Exclusive Mini-Games and 14 New Achievements
DUBLIN, May 6, 2011 - PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games,
today announced the widely anticipated release of Plants vs. Zombies(TM) for
the Nintendo DS(TM) and Nintendo DSiWare(TM) in Europe and Australia.
Expertly adapted in the PopCap(R) 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.
The Nintendo DSiWare version of Plants vs. Zombies contains
Adventure mode gameplay, all four of the new mini-games from the Nintendo DS
adaptation and one Nintendo DSiWare exclusive mini-game, Zombie Trap.
"Plants vs. Zombies is already a fan favorite on PC, iPhone,
iPad, and Xbox, and with this latest incarnation, we're bringing something
special to Nintendo DS enthusiasts that'll keep players equally enthralled,"
said Ed Allard, head of worldwide studios at PopCap. "Four modes of
dual-screen play, multiplayer action, four all-new mini-games, and 14
achievements offer a great combination of original gameplay and unique
features that makes the backyard battle for brains fresh and fun."
Plants vs. Zombies for the Nintendo DS has been tuned
specifically for dual-screen gameplay and features multiplayer action via an
ad-hoc wireless network in the game's Versus mode, where players can go
head-to-head against one another as sunflowers, or zombies. Along with this,
and all three modes of original content, the game introduces non-stop action
with four all-new - and exclusive - mini-games such as Air Raid, Home Run
Derby, Heat Wave and BOMB All Together where players will blast zombies into
PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and
operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that
appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social and other platforms. Based in
Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of
more than 400 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin,
Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. PopCap's games have been downloaded over 1.5
billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship franchise,
Bejeweled(R), has sold more than 50 million units.
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