Play Classic Casual Games on the PSNetwork

January 29, 2009

Play Classic Casual Games
Bejeweled2, Zuma, Heavy Weapon, Peggle  and Feeding Frenzy, on the
PlayStation Network

Sony Online Entertainment and
PopCap Games Announce Publishing Agreement that Brings Five New Titles to the

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE)
and PopCap Games Inc. announced an exclusive publishing agreement that will
bring five hit titles to the PlayStation®Network, with the first, Bejeweled® 2,
being available immediately for download in North America with European versions
to follow at a later date. Fan favorites, Zuma™, Heavy Weapon™, Peggle™ and
Feeding Frenzy™ will also become available for download soon thereafter.

“As leaders in their genre, PopCap
is to casual games what SOE is to MMOs,” said John Smedley, president of Sony
Online Entertainment. “Being the second largest publisher on the PlayStation
Network, SOE is excited that this partnership will expand the
PlayStation®Network catalog with awesome casual titles that players of all types
can enjoy.”

Beginning today, Bejeweled 2 is
scheduled to be available for purchase from the PlayStation® Store for $9.99
(plus applicable taxes) and features four unique ways to play the time-honored
Match-3 game. Players can solve handcrafted brainteasers in Puzzle mode while up
against the clock or kick back, relax and rack up the points in Endless mode.
With awe-inspiring planetary backdrops, explosive new gems and dazzling special
effects, Bejeweled 2 is more wildly irresistible than ever before!

Features Include:

  • PlayStation®Network Trophies!

  • PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Remote

  • Stunning 3D special effects and HD
    resolution (up 1080p).

  • Explosive new pieces: power gems,
    hyper cubes and time bombs!

  • Four ways to play: Classic,
    Action, Puzzle and Endless modes.

  • Explore a galaxy of handcrafted
    puzzles in Puzzle mode.

  • Play for eternity and collect
    jewelry in relaxing Endless mode.

  • Discover secret game modes!

  • Hint-on-demand feature!