Monday, January 17, 2011

PopCap Announce Bejeweled Blitz Is Coming To Xbox Live Arcade In Q1 2011

PopCap have announced that Bejeweled Blitz is coming to the Xbox 360 Xbox Live Arcade during Q1 2011. this version of Bejeweled Blitz will feature the same 60 second gameplay found in the Facebook version of the game but there will also be several new features. new features include 16 player simultaneous Party Mode, Head To Head Battle Mode, HD Graphics, Real Time Leaderboards, and Friendscore where you combine your score with your friends and try to get the highest weekly total.


Press Release

SEATTLE and DUBLIN, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today officially announced it is bringing the classic gameplay of Bejeweled® Blitz to Xbox LIVE® Arcade with availability in Quarter 1 2011. Bejeweled Blitz LIVE offers XBLA players the same fast paced 60-second action found in the popular Facebook variant of Bejeweled Blitz, but with all new modes, including 16-player simultaneous Party mode and head-to-head Battle mode over LIVE.
Beyond crystal-sharp, high-definition graphics, Bejeweled Blitz LIVE for XBLA boasts two styles of play: classic and an all new twist. In addition to real-time leaderboards driving up-to-the-minute scores from you and your friends, the game also provides the all new Friendscore. Friendscore allows you to combine your score with the scores of your Xbox LIVE friends for the highest weekly and all-time totals.

About PopCap
PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social and other platforms. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 380 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. PopCap's games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship franchise, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 50 million units.

The PopCap logo and all other trademarks used herein that are listed are owned by PopCap Games, Inc. or its licensors and may be registered in some countries. Other company and product names used herein may be trademarks of their respective owners and are used for the benefit of those owners.

SOURCE PopCap Games
For further information: North America, Eric Walter, +1-206-588-8565,, or International, Cathy Orr, +353 1 646 8107,, both of PopCap Games

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