Second Installment of Casual Cult Classic Now Available for Macintosh®
SEATTLE, Washington– February 25, 2008— PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced that Peggle™ Nights, the second installment in the immensely popular Peggle series, is now available for the Apple? Macintosh? line of personal computers. Peggle Nights carries a retail price of US$19.95 and is available now for download at www.popcap.com. Peggle Nights and the original Peggle have been downloaded more than 45 million times and have garnered numerous critical accolades and“game of the year” awards. PopCap also announced the imminent arrival of the second free bonus level pack for Peggle Nights, sporting a“Spring” theme.
Peggle Nights features 60 all-new Adventure mode levels and 60 new Challenge mode hurdles, along with a new“Peggle Master” power-up, new kinds of style shots, achievements, and other special bonuses. The game takes players into the“dream worlds” of each of the eleven Peggle Masters, providing five beautifully rendered and themed levels for each character’s secret dreams and aspirations. Peggle Nights supports downloadable expansion packs, and early next month PopCap will release a free 10-level“Spring” themed bonus level pack, the second free expansion pack to be released for the game.
PopCap Games ( www.popcap.com) is the leading multi-platform provider of“casual games”— fun, easy-to-learn, irresistible computer games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of over 200 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, and Shanghai. Its timeless games have been downloaded more than 1 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled?, has sold more than 25 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap is the only casual games developer with leading market share across all major sales channels, including Web portals, retail stores, consoles, mobile phones and MP3 players.
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