Excerpt: One nice thing about casual games, with fairly simple engines and small budgets, developers aren’t afraid to try new things. If the game works out, then great, and if it doesn’t, then the developer just tries something else.
Summary: Plants rule, zombies drool Plants vs. Zombies has been on one wild ride since PopCap was acquired by Electronic Arts. What started off as a grassroots (hah) series with humble beginnings on the PC has become an exclusive-heavy franchise -- with Plants vs.
Summary: It's not PvZ 2, but it's a decent romp The Plants vs. Zombies IP is a particularly interesting case. After creating one of the biggest casual hits of all time in 2009, Popcap kind of just sat on the property, keeping quiet about future plans despite its popularity.
Summary: It may not be as flashy as Uncharted or wipEout, but Plants vs. Zombies makes up for that by offering a ton of great content. Sony's powerful hardware ends up making this one of the best versions of this Pop Cap hit.
Excerpt: Plants vs. Zombies originated as a PC game way back in 2009. Since then, the popular strategy title has garnered a large amount of acclaim and found several other gaming platforms to call home. Now the botanical struggle to defend your home from zombies has landed on the PlayStation Vita.
The Xbox 360 version of this great tower defense game is the best yet and is the first to feature both cooperative and competitive multiplayer.
13 September 2010
Summary: You're trapped inside the house; brain-craving zombies are closing in from all sides; and there are no firearms or weaponized power tools in sight. What do you do? In Plants vs. Zombies, now available for the Xbox 360 a little over a year after it debuted on the PC, you have only one option: to...
Pros: Accessible, satisfying tower defense gameplay, Controls are smartly adapted for X360 controller, Loads of things to do beyond just beating the campaign, New competitive multiplayer option is a blast, Cute and colorful presentation
Cons: Multiplayer modes are local only, Early campaign levels offer practically no challenge