Plants vs Zombies coming to Nintendo DS
If you haven’t heard of Plants vs Zombies then you’re probably living under a rock. This awesome tower defense game is by PopCap an has spanned multiple platforms, from the PC, the Mac, the iPhone/iPod Touches to the Xbox via an XBLA version. Now if you Nintendo console owners are feeling left out, don’t worry, Plants vs Zombies is headed for the Nintendo DS as well!
The DS version of the will feature all of the original modes—including adventure, survival, and puzzle—as well as “new and exclusive game content.” No word on what that exclusive content is so well have to sit on this one.
The game will feature the excellent touch controls found in the iPhone and iPad versions of the game. Plants versus Zombies for the Nintendo DS will be released on January 11 for $20.
Below is PopCap’s official press release:
Nintendo DS, Plants vs Zombies
PopCap’s Plants vs. Zombies™ Coming to Nintendo DS® in January 2011 for the North American Market
SEATTLE, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ — PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced plans to release its mega-seller Plants vs. Zombies™ for the Nintendo DS®, expected to arrive on North American store shelves in January 2011. GameStop, the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, is now taking pre-orders for the game, which will carry an SRP of US$19.95.
The DS adaptation will feature all of the engaging gameplay featured in the original version, including Adventure, Survival and Puzzle modes, and mini-games, as well as new and exclusive game content.
Since its debut in 2009, Plants vs. Zombies has become a global phenomenon, selling millions of units worldwide. Additionally, on the iPhone and iPod touch, the game generated over $1 million in revenue the first nine days it was available via iTunes, and remains near the top of both the iPhone and iPad sales charts. The XBLA adaptation, set for release next month, is anticipated to be one of the year’s most popular and successful titles for the console market.
PopCap Games (www.popcap.com) is the leading multi-platform provider of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106 and are available anytime, anywhere. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 300 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, and Shanghai. Its games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms.
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