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Preparing for Popcap Bejeweled Twist Launch Party

October 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’m here in Seattle Washington awaiting tonight’s Bejeweled Twist launch party. It was a long trip considering Chicago’s the leading city for airport traffic and the wind didn’t allow for a speedy departure. Arriving at 2:00 a.m left me cold, hungry and in dire need of sleep. Today it’s bright and sunny, still cold as […]

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TD Gaming Podcast 93: The M.I.T Gang

October 20th, 2008 · No Comments

This weeks Gaming Podcast comes out a bit early due to some travel plans and an upcoming trip to Popcap’s Bejeweled Twist launch party. This week in the news we took a look at: Metal Gear Solid 4 may be coming to Xbox 360 Ubisoft taking a page out of EA’s book Microsoft bringing the […]

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Bejeweled Cookies Arrive From Popcap: Twist?

October 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I arrived at home tonight to find the most peculiar yet creative marketing message from Popcap. Not knowing what it was, I tore it open to examine the contents. It’s a secret message made of pastry. Yes, it’s a box of cookies! Holiday treats made of bejeweled pieces. How cool, now this is marketing we […]

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Popcap’s Feeding Frenzy 2 on Xbox LIVE Arcade

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

The place to be, this week, is Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) as Popcap’s now released Feeding Frenzy 2 on the 360 platform. Xbox Live Arcade has been the go to place for awesome new content brought in high definition on both shrink wrapped box games along with classic casual titles. Not into casual games? Perhaps […]

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Casual Gamer Chick’s Peggle Nights Review!

September 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Last year Popcap developed Peggle, a title which received 2007 casual game of the year and dozens of media and industry accolades. Now, Popcap has produced the next game in the Peggle series called Peggle Nights. If you’ve never played Peggle, you can read a full review of the game as it will apply to […]

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Win A Free Copy of Peggle Nights

September 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Many folks know the name Peggle as an addictive casual game from PopCap Games. For those that have played the original Peggle game, you’re already up to speed on the addictive nature of the little peg bopping game with family fun and innovative game play. Gamingpodcast.net has a unique chance to give away eight electronic […]

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PopCap’s Bejeweled Franchise Hits 25 Million Units Sold Mark

August 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Congratulations to PopCap for showing why casual games will always be a viable market. Let’s put this in perspective, investors believe GTA IV will push 13-million sales by the end of 2008 and, as of January 2008, Halo 3 had sold 8 million copies. PopCap’s little casual game has hit 25 million units sold, that’s […]

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Kids with ADHD Are Benefiting from Casual Games

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Popcap does some pretty interesting surveys and their latest one is no different. Their finding kids with ADHD are benefiting from playing casual games. The idea makes a bit of sense if you watch your children playing video games. While TV viewing is very non-interactive video games light your brain on fire with thought. Besides […]

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