Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition storms the chart

Back in July we were confident in saying that The Last of Us Remastered would hold onto the top spot of the UK chart until Destiny arrives. Turns out we underestimated Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition’s popularity somewhat. Blizzard’s loot laden quest set tills ringing last week, becoming...

South Park is king of the castle

South Park: The Stick of Truth taking the top spot of the UK chart provides some food for thought – could this have been the game that would have turned THQ’s fortunes around? It certainly would have helped the publisher get back on track. The eagerly awaited cartoon...

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare – Review

EA’s plan to take Plants vs Zombies – PopCap’s much loved 2D timewaster – and turn it into a third-person class-based shooter did initially sound disastrous. Yet with some attentive nurturing on behalf of the newly formed PopCap HD studio, we’re reminded of that not particularly well-known phrase:...
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Thief by name, thief by nature

Three big name new releases were competing for people’s payday money last week, and even with some mediocre reviews behind it Square-Enix’s Thief has managed to steal the top spot, pushing LEGO The Movie Videogame down to #2. FIFA 14 is at #3 while the better than expected...

Let Garden Warfare grow on you

Of the three major releases out this week, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare has been getting the steadiest reviews. The majority of critics were surprised to find that it’s a clever little shooter, with balanced character classes and decent maps. Scores for the Xbox-exclusive include 8/10 from both...

E3: Plants vs. Zombies blooms into a shooter

When PopCap first set out to create Plants vs. Zombies we very much doubt that even in their wildest dreams would their twee little “flower defence” game be transformed into third person shooter. A shoot’em up powered by Battlefield 4‘s Frostbite 3 engine, no less. Plants vs. Zombies:...