SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the immediate availability of Bejeweled® for the Google Chrome Web Store. The game has been customized specifically for the highly innovative HTML5 browser, with advanced 3D accelerated graphics and effects, and features two dazzling modes: Classic and Speed. Bejeweled® can be installed for free at: https://chrome.google.com/webstore.
“Everyone is looking to HTML5 these days because it holds the promise of cross-platform development across all browsers and mobile devices,” said Giordano Bruno Contestabile, Bejeweled franchise business director at PopCap Games. “While it’s still early in the technology life cycle, we at PopCap are very interested in the potential of HTML5 gaming, and this game is one of the most advanced and impressive HTML5 games yet implemented.”
PopCap Games also announced today the first ever availability in the Android Market of award-winning game Plants vs. Zombies™ and Peggle® later this week. Long time smash hits across multiple platforms, Android Market users the world over will now be able to get their fill of zombie-zapping and ball-exploding action.
“Plants vs. Zombies has previously been available to Android consumers via other compatible marketplaces, but this will mark its first appearance in the official Android Market. This is also Peggle’s first venture on Android and we’re thrilled,” said Tony Leamer, Plants vs. Zombies franchise business director at PopCap Games. “With the recent availability of Plants vs. Zombies on Kindle Fire, fans will now have access to the game on multiple devices and from several marketplaces.”
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, was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011, and has a worldwide staff of more than 500 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®, has sold more than 50 million units.
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