|By Business Wire||
|May 7, 2014 09:10 AM EDT||
PopCap Games, creator of some of the world’s most beloved video game franchises and a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA), today announced Peggle™ 2 is now available as a digital download on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system worldwide. Praised as “one of the best pick-up-and-play downloadable titles of the year” by Polygon, Peggle 2 is the whimsical puzzle game featuring the peg-popping greatness of the original with tons of new features and content.
Peggle 2: Extreme Fever (Photo: Business Wire)
“The joy of Peggle 2 is like a contagious fever…an Extreme Fever!” said John Vechey, General Manager at PopCap Games. “I can’t wait to share all the rainbows, joy, and unicorn horns to players on Xbox 360 and hope lots of new fans catch the fever!”
Peggle 2 offers 60 levels, 60 trials, 180 objectives, Peg Party multiplayer action, and four all-new Peggle Masters and power-ups at the price of $11.99, and is available now on Xbox Live. Peggle 2 on Xbox 360 will also include the brand-new multiplayer Duel Mode and colorblind option.
Just as in the classic original, Peggle 2 combines elements of pinball, pachinko and billiards and adds liberal doses of quirky fun, excitement and challenge – not to mention rainbows and a ninth of Beethoven!
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 studios in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Shanghai.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 300 million registered players in over 200 countries.
In fiscal year 2014, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Dragon Age™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.
EA SPORTS, The Sims, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies and Battlefield are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. and its subsidiaries. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.
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