news\ Sep 27, 2011 at 4:17 pm

Plants vs. Zombies vs. Nintendo DS


Plants vs. Zombies still has a few platforms left to conquer, though today's announcement by PopCap scratches the Nintendo DS off that list. PvZ is available now throughout North American retailers for $19.95.

“Plants vs. Zombies is already a fan favorite on PC, iPhone, iPad, and Xbox, and with this latest incarnation, we’re bringing something special to DS enthusiasts that’ll keep players equally enthralled,” said Ed Allard, head of worldwide studios at PopCap. “Four modes of dual-screen play, multiplayer action, four all-new mini-games, and 14 achievements offer a great combination of original gameplay and unique features that makes the backyard battle for brains fresh and fun.” The DS version includes a number of added features:

Four All-New and Exclusive Mini-Games -Air Raid: As a pilot flying repeater, players have to dodge, weave and shoot their way to victory in this side-scrolling shooter-style mini-game -Home Run Derby: In a wacky marriage of zombies and baseball, players hit home runs to score sun. But they’ll have to watch out for the oncoming, sporty hordes of some all-new zombies. -Heat Wave: It’s a real scorcher! Players have only a few plants and they tire out quickly. Swap them around with the stylus and cheer them up with the microphone! -BOMB All Together: Players will blast zombies into the hereafter, but they’ll have to use their plants wisely; there’s a limited supply.

14 New Achievements Resolute Homeowner – Complete Adventure Mode Attention Deficit – Earn a trophy in each mini-game Think Hard – Earn a trophy in each puzzle mode Tough Beans – Earn a trophy in each survival mode Shopping Spree – Spend $25000 in Crazy Dave’s store Book Learner – Fill out the Almanac Greenhouser – Raise 10 plants to full growth in the Zen Garden Cerebral Canopy – Grow the tree of wisdom to 100 ft. Demolitioneer – Blow up 10 zombies at once with a single cherry bomb Photosensitive – Beat a night level without picking up any sun Don’t Drink the Water – Beat a pool level without using any aquatic plants Nebulaphile – Beat an extremely foggy level without disturbing any fog Unsiege Mentality – Complete a roof level without using any catapult plants Street Team – Play Download-Play at least once I can't wait for 2015 when we finally get to see a new Plants vs. Zombies game....

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