Sony Online Entertainment have announced today that they’ve partnered with PopCap Games to publish games such as Bejeweled 2, Zuma, Heavy Weapon, Peggle, and Feeding Frenzy for the PlayStation Network.
Bejeweled 2 will be the first to hit the PlayStation Network today for $9.99. The game features trophies, remote play, 1080p resolution, secret game modes and much more. Hit the jump for the press release.
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Sony Online Entertainment and PopCap Games Announce Publishing Agreement that Brings Five New Titles to the PSN
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. â€“ Jan. 29, 2009 â€“ Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and PopCap Games Inc. announced an exclusive publishing agreement that will bring five hit titles to the PlayStationÂ®Network, with the first, BejeweledÂ® 2, being available immediately for download in North America with European versions to follow at a later date. Fan favorites, Zumaâ„¢, Heavy Weaponâ„¢, Peggleâ„¢ and Feeding Frenzyâ„¢ will also become available for download soon thereafter.
â€œAs leaders in their genre, PopCap is to casual games what SOE is to MMOs,â€ said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment. â€œBeing the second largest publisher on the PlayStation Network, SOE is excited that this partnership will expand the PlayStationÂ®Network catalog with awesome casual titles that players of all types can enjoy.â€
Beginning today, Bejeweled 2 is scheduled to be available for purchase from the PlayStationÂ® 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!
– PlayStationÂ®Network Trophies!
– PSPÂ® (PlayStationÂ®Portable) Remote Play
– 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!