PopCap casual games heading for console retail release

A leading UK publisher of computer and videogames, Mastertronic, has signed a deal with casual games pioneer PopCap Games which promises to bring many PopCap hits to the shelves. As part of this deal, Mastertronic will publish and distribute a number of PopCap’s casual game franchises for PC, handheld and console formats to retail across the UK, Europe and PAL regions. The first of these releases ...

11 for 11 sale begins tomorrow on PSN; games for 50% off

I don’t recall there being many promotions that took advantage of the year 2010, but alas maybe my memory is slipping considering it’s a whole year later and all. Then again one can also take notice in how many companies are taking advantage of the year 2011 already in their marketing plans. Sony isn’t one to be left behind in this regard. Tomorrow the PSN will be getting a discount of 50% off 11 ...

Plants vs Zombies Launches for the DS…

Consider this post more of a reminder that one of last year’s biggest titles, Plants vs Zombies will be out tomorrow (1/18) for the Nintendo DS. While this version doesn’t seem all too different from the standard Plants vs Zombies we have all seen, it does offer a great way to take the addicting title with you at all times as fully utilizing the Nintendo DS’ touch screen control ...

Bejeweled Blitz Live XBLA Details

Bejeweled Blitz the popular Facebook game spin off from the Bejeweled series by Popcap Games, is making a move to the console. The Facebook game is insanely popular hitting an average of 11,373,722 mouthy users thanks to its fresh takes on Bejeweled, most notably a Bejeweled Blitz game only last for 60 seconds. Bejeweled Blitz Live for the XBLA, set to be released as a part of upcoming Xbox Live A...

KONAMI’s Hard Corps: Uprising To Front Xbox Live Arcade House Party

Hard Corps: Uprising by KONAMI has been selected to front Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade House Party event. Hard Corps: Uprising, the next game in the Contra series, is set to be released for download on February 16 for 1,200 Microsoft Points (about $20) on the XBLA, where a game a week will be released over the next five weeks. Included in the lineup are Bejeweled Blitz Live, Full House Poker...

Bejeweled 2 to Swap it’s way Down to Australia and New Zealand’s Wiis…

Popcap have had a busy year. After the recent release of Bejeweled 3 and the several versions of the highly successful Plants vs Zombies, the company is finally bringing one of their most popular titles to the Wiiware. The title of course I am referring to is none other than Bejeweled 2. Of course this version will have some Wii flare in the mix as well with several new features. As the player sma...

Capsule Computers 2010 Game Awards

*Voice over*  WELCOME Ladies and Gentlement to the first ever CAPSULE COMPUTERS Game Awards for 2010 !!  Here is your host Philip “MasterAbbott” Federico !!  *Crowd goes wild* *MasterAbbott steps out from behind the curtain and approaches the mic…* “Greetings everyone”  Let me start off by saying that myself and the Capsule Computers Crew are very excited to bring you...

One Week Left for Steam Holiday Sale 2010!

Steam Holiday Sale is going on now, and we already saw a lot of great deals this last week on Steam. But don’t worry if you’ve missed anything, everyone have a new opportunity as they are running today a “Best Of” deals for their top selling games, check it out: Assassin’s Creed 2 – 50% Off ($14.99) Dead Rising 2 – 50% Off ($19.99) Super Meat Boy – 7...

The Steam Holiday Sale is On!

Today was the start for the crazy Steam Holiday Sales, where gamers can save up to 80% (and even more) on select titles, with special and daily deals, publishers packs, indies pack and other special compilations. My three favorite deals from today are the ones for Super Meat Boy (75% Off! – $3.75), Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (66% Off! – $10.19) and Oddworld’s Oddboxx (50% Off! &#...

Zuma Blitz Officially Launches on Facebook…

For the past month or so I was lucky enough to obtain a “golden ticket” and be a beta tester for Zuma Blitz. Now beforehand I knew very little about the game aside from a brief experience or two in the past. That has all changed now as I am catching myself logging into facebook several times a day just to see my froggy friend as I bash the multi-colored balls of joy. Now if you are now...

Bejeweled 3 – Review

Game Name: Bejeweled 3 Platform(s): PC Publisher(s): PopCap Developer(s): PopCap Genre(s): Puzzle Release Date: December 7, 2010 Price: $19.99 (US) For nearly a decade, Bejeweled and it’s many incarnations and spin-offs have kept us distracted from our work with it’s addictive yet simple swap-3 gameplay. Bejeweled 3 is the third in installment of the series which as a whole has already...

Bejeweled 3 Gets New Zen Mode Video as Release Date Grows Closer…

Bejeweled is only a few days from getting it’s third installment, and I am ready more now than ever to jump back in the addictive puzzler. PopCap have now also released a new video explaining Zen Mode, a mode which lets you personalize your game by switching out sounds and music to more relaxing tones. The whole concept sounds amazing as if you have ever played a game of bejeweled, the game ...

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