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4.67 stars 4.67/5 Stars Average score of 24 user reviews spread across 22 releases and 0 DLC

A Ravenous Distraction 0

Picking what plants to bring with you into a level is full of conundrums.Plants vs Zombies is the latest in a long line of highly addictive casual games by PopCap games, and it may be their best yet. It's certainly their most refined game design to date, with a more player-controlled, skill-oriented game that's rarely prone to simple turns of luck or fate. It's also the most striking of their games visually, offering a colourful and very well-animated game that will run on just about any PC or M...

22 out of 23 found this review helpful.

Plants vs. Zombies Video Review 0

 [PC/Mac; 2009]Developed by PopCap Games [full credits]  The “tower defense”-genre has become an unexpected leader in the casual games market mostly due to the success of the iPhone.  Chances are that you’ve played one by now.  You either thought the game was absolutely pointless or addictive to a fault.  While Plants vs. Zombies isn’t a carbon-copy of any “Tower Defense” to come out thus far, it is still firmly rooted in the genre and it’s the first essential game to come out of it.    The prem...

7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

There's a zombie on your lawn 0

I've never really liked traditional tower defense games. I've always felt like they lack focus and variety, two components I like in my games. That being said, PopCap Games is not your traditional tower defense developer, and it shows. Plants vs. Zombies is a surprisingly fresh take on the genre, and is a fun, lighthearted game that should be enjoyed by both "casual" and "hardcore" gamers alike.  What Plants vs. Zombies shares with tower defense games is its basic structure. That is, your primar...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A Very well designed game that, above all is great fun! 0

Plants Vs Zombies is Popcap games latest take on the tower defence genre, in which you play a gardener who must defend his home from a lovable horde of zombies.The game retains standard tower defence elements such as timed waves and varied enemy types but PVZ takes these elements and does them in style.All plants cost Solar Power which will drop from the sky during the day but can also be produced by certain plants, you can spend your solar power on over 40 different plants that are unlocked as ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Plants vs Zombies Review 0

Plants vs. Zombies reintroduces the tower defense genre by incorporating a hordes of zombies against the defense of plants. However does it succeed in its attempt to make a niche genre accessible for everyone? The massive horde of the undead looks to be the dominant theme as of late in video games but none of them are as hilarious as the ones in Plants vs. Zombies. The prominent mode of the game is undoubtedly the Adventure, or the story. However the addition of Puzzle, Minigame, Survival, and ...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

An Interesting Take on the Tower Defense Genre 0

Plants vs. Zombies is yet another game from PopCap (mostly known for Peggle). PopCap is pro at coming up with a extremely simple idea, and somehow making it so complex and seemlessly addictive at the same time. A game that can be played by an 8 year old, but easily has enough strategy for a teenager to dive into deep possibilities that the game has to offer when it begins to show that it can be a pain in the ass when it comes to difficulty. Plants vs. Zombies is that game.Plants vs. Zombies is a...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A unique approach to Tower Defense 0

I was skeptical at first, approaching Plants Vs. Zombies.  It didn't look like much watching the youtube videos.  In fact, it looked like nothing because I couldn't understand what the hell was going on.  The thing that immediately sucked me in was downloading the demo.   So, in the world of Plants Vs. Zombies the world has been overrun with zombies and you (some random schmo) have to protect your home from the invading hoards.  How do you do this you may ask?  By planting plants in your front a...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Adorable and addictive 0

The first time I saw the the promotional music video for this game I thought "Ugh, another casual Popcap game.". I did think however that it would make a nice gift to a casual game player and thus I gifted PvZ to my mom. For research purposes of course I had to download the demo and give it a quick go. Before I knew it zombies ate my brain.Popcap has produced a wonderfully addictive little game here. PvZ has the premise of a tower defense game, although a simplified one at that. The game succeed...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Plants and Zombies: A Match Made in Heaven 0

   My review may very well be a little skewed. I've never really played any tower defense style games, so if you're coming to this review wondering if it's that "one more time" tower defense game, I can't really help you. What I can do is assure you that, one way or another, PopCap's latest Plants vs. Zombies is an unmistakably brilliant game, crammed with a surprising amount of charm and content.   The premise behind PvZ is that, in typical view of the future, Zombies have overrun the Earth and...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An Accessible Tower-Defense Title That Appeals Beyond Its Genre 0

[This review is for the PC version of the game. For my iPhone review, check it out here.]I've liked tower defense at times in my life. Generally, my preference is for maze-based tower defense games; Wintermaul, along with its various spin-offs, was my favorite multiplayer mod of WarCraft III, and this particular version kept me occupied for quite a bit of time. However, I've also reviled tower defense many other times, and whenever it's simply shoehorned into a major title, I feel jilted and ups...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The zombies come back for a 3rd strike. 0

Pros: Beautiful art style Fun gameplay Great casual game and still fun for regular gamers Cons: $5 too expensive Multiplayer modes aren't online   Written By: Steven Beynon (EpicSteve) Plants vs. Zombies has a lot going against it. Here's a game that lacks any online play whatsoever, has been out for over a year on other ubiquitous platforms such as the PC and iPhone, and is apart of the common tower-defense genre. With these large barriers, it's even more impressive t...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

It radiates brilliance at every turn. 0

I started this review at around half-eight in the evening, yet I haven’t written a single word.  It’s now exactly seven minutes past ten, at night, and a dialogue box pops-up, asking me, “Are you sure you wish to quit the game?”“Yes, goddamn you, I want to quit. I want to quit so bad. Why won’t you let me quit you, Plants vs. Zombies?” Plants vs. Zombies is the latest game from PopCap, most famously known for their phenomenally successful Bejeweled games as well as the pachinko-inspired Peggle ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants on the Pad 0

It has the (multi)touch The game-play on the iPad version is replicated perfectly from the original PC version. Instead of the mouse, you use your fingers. The difference? You've got ten fingers, and dishing out concurrent commands works brilliantly. A minor setback is that it doesn't include the Zen Garden or the Tree of Wisdom, two elements that fuels the grind after you've completed it all. These are indeed minor as the game still includes loads of different ways to whack those zombies. It's ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The selection available is bound to find something for everyone. 0

In the good old ‘zombies equals gold’ scenario, we see many games come and go that simply use brain munchers as a plot device. PopCap Games does pretty much the same thing in their colorful tower defense game Plants Vs Zombies, but does manage to squeeze in much needed variety throughout its whole. Crazy Dave is crazy, true story.As the yards of the quirky neighborhood get terrorized by the cartoonish assailants, the power of the sun must put a stop to this attack, by laying down rows of ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants vs. Zombies Review 0

Plants vs. Zombies is a puzzle strategy game which takes place in your own front yard. You'll have an ever growing arsenal of plants at your disposal to stop the advance of the zombies, bent on defeating your yard and any plants in their path.Graphically this game suffers from the fact that you can't change the resolution. If you play fullscreen there's a good chance that the textures are going to distort a bit and get stretched. On the plus side though the unique appearance of the advanced zomb...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The game's simpilicity makes it accessible, but not for everyone. 0

For nearly eight years, the Bejeweled series has been lending a helping hand to procrastinating students, husbands, wives, employees and employers everywhere.  It wasn't until the later release of Peggle,  however, that PopCap would truly step up and threaten to put an end to real-life as a concept in its entirety.  With the unprecedented amount of buzz surrounding Peggle's release, it really doesn't come as any surprise to me that PopCap's latest foray into stealing our souls has garnered such ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants VS Zombies Review 0

ATTENTION: Due to the timing of this review, and the recent updates to the mobile devices, the games on offer on all platforms are almost identical. It is with this in mind that the review has been written with all platforms taken into consideration. For those interested in the benefits of a particular platform, there is a note at the end of the review.Plants Vs Zombies. Plants Vs Zombies? What kind of a name is that for a game? If someone were to try and come up with two things that had as litt...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

popcap, [john] master[n]s of their craft 0

popcap have done it again! popcap, known by many as [john] master[n]s of their craft, have literally done it again, with this tantalising display of raw game-making talent! popcap have the ability to make games of this calibur and more, and PVZ is an epic display of what a developer can do when they spend considerable time making and then releasing a game on steam and on other channels.  popcap are synonymous with PVZ and previously released games, and PVZ puts all those other games and more to ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants and Zombies work well together. Who would have thought. 0

The ShortPros- Addicting twist on the tower defense genre- Easy to learn but very difficult to master- Dozens of plants to choose from- Charming aesthetic, from the zombies to the plants to the kickin' soundtrack- A metric butt-ton of game modes including survival, minigames, puzzles, zen garden, and more- Seriously, this game has more content than three $60 retail games- Crazy Dave is awesome. The ending song is awesome.- Horrendously addictingCons- Those damned bungee zombies.- Unlocking stuff...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants vs Zombies 0

Plants vs. Zombies is a strategy game by PopCap games. You are in charge of defending your house by placing plants and mushrooms on your lawn to defend against the zombies that are walking towards you. The game makes you get Sun Points to gain the ability to plant plants. Sun points can either be received by from the sky in the daytime or from plants that you have placed in the ground. 100 sun points will get you a shooter, 50 sun points will get you a sunflower and each different plant...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

For it's price and charm, you'd like these zombies on your lawn. 0

We've probably come to a point where zombie games has gotten old. We have Dead Rising, Left 4 Dead, Nazi CoD zombies and Resident Evil (if you still consider them zombies) to satisfy our need for zombies in our videogames for a long while. Make room for your stomach for at least one last zombie game as Popcap, the makers behind casual games like Zuma, Bejeweled and Peggle is now ready to add that final sprinkle on top. Plants vs Zombies initially comes off as a simple tower defense game. It star...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

AHH. THERES ZOMBIES AND MUTATED PLANTS! 0

AHH. THERES ZOMBIES AND MUTATED PLANTS! Since when did Popcap make games people actually gave a f*** about? It used to be that Zuma or Bejeweled were games your mother played! Now Popcap games end up being one of the most talked about topics on twitter! Personally, I blame Peggle and its addictiveness. Bloody unicorns. But I’m going off topic. Plants vs. Zombies has a very intresting setup. Zombies are attacking your house and, due to the fact you are an expert gardener who appears to have done ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Plants vs. Zombies: A Journal of Survival 0

   I wish the Zombie Apocalypse would get here really damn quick if for no other reason than I can finally litter my front yard, backyard, pool and roof with a metric ton of plants that’ll do my bidding and slaughter the hordes of the undead wholesale for me. Granted, I don’t think I could keep a plant alive short of watering it and making sure it’s in the sun all while a shuffling group of reanimated dead were approaching me. So. I guess I’m fucked. But that doesn’t mean that playing Plants...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Great Little Handheld Title 0

[This review is for the iPhone version of the game. For the PC version, read my review here.]I've liked tower defense at times in my life. Generally, my preference is for maze-based tower defense games; Wintermaul, along with its various spin-offs, was my favorite multiplayer mod of WarCraft III, and this particular version kept me occupied for quite a bit of time. However, I've also reviled tower defense many other times, and whenever it's simply shoehorned into a major title, I feel jilted and...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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