Dublin, Ireland — July 13th, 2012—PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games and a division of EA, today announced an exciting new update to Bejeweled® for iPhone® and Bejeweled® HD for iPad®, now featuring the ever-popular Lightning mode. Existing players can download the update for free. First time players can purchase the full game, which will now include Lightning mode for £0.69 and £2.49, respectively.
With the addition of Lightning mode, the Bejeweled and Bejeweled HD update takes PopCap’s marquee franchise to new levels with crisp, beautiful colors while delivering a total of five breathtaking game modes in all.
In Lightning mode, players test their gem swapping agility in a race against time as never before. As before, they can also ease into Classic mode for cascades of fun, save Butterflies from a hungry spider in Butterflies mode, dig into Diamond Mine mode for a gem-blasting challenge, or slip into Zen mode for a revolutionary new way to relax. Players can also collect Bejeweled badges, compete with their friends on Game Center leaderboards and achievements, and create electrifying special gems, including Flame gems, Star gems, and Hypercubes!
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, was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011, and has a worldwide staff of more than 600 people in Seattle, San Francisco, 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.
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