Fans Invited to Dress as Characters from PopCap’s Family-Friendly Zombie Game in Orlando-Based Costume Contest
Orlando, FL– February 23, 2010— PopCap Games, maker of some of the world’s most popular video games, announced its participation in MegaCon 2010 as the sponsor of Anime Sushi’s special Plants vs. Zombies™ costume contest. The contest will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 12, in room W224D of the Orange County Convention Center, Hall D. Runners-up will take away copies of the best-selling title, and the grand prize winner will receive an official Plants vs. Zombies (PvZ) costume worn in New York City’s 2009 Village Halloween Parade. PopCap invites all Plants vs. Zombies fans to come compete, whether they’re channeling their inner foliage or searching the show for brains!
As the largest multi-genre (comic book, gaming, toys, anime) convention in the southeast, MegaCon hosts artists and actors from Star Trek and Star Wars, plus a huge variety of guests from other science fiction and fantasy media, such as Battlestar Galatica and Hercules. PopCap is proud to be a part of the Anime Sushi costume contest, and hopes Plants vs. Zombies fans will pull their creativity—and their limbs—together, dig up some great costumes, and show convention goers that the undead aren’t quite ready to rest!
PopCap Games ( www.popcap.com) is the leading multi-platform provider of fun, easy-to-learn, captivating video 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 260 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, and Shanghai. Its games have been downloaded more than 1 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled?, has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, social platforms, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox and DS), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap is the only“casual games” developer with leading market share across all major sales channels, including social, Web portals, retail stores, mobile phones, MP3 players, and game devices.
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