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GSN Digital Awards $60 Million in Prizes Annually Across PopCap Games' Titles
Bejeweled® 2, ZumaTM and ChuzzleTM Available Exclusively on GSN.com for Cash Prizes
WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - GSN Digital, the interactive division of GSN (Game Show Network), today announced that its cash game adaptations of popular casual gaming hits from PopCap Games, including Bejeweled 2, Zuma and Chuzzle, have awarded GSN players $60 million in prizes across millions of game plays in 2010. PopCap fans who want to get in on the fun can head to GSN.com to join in tournaments for real cash prizes.
Players can experience the thrill of winning and play their favorite games, including these popular PopCap titles:
One of the Web's most popular puzzle games, Bejeweled 2 is part of the Bejeweled series, which has sold more than 50 million copies since it launched in 2000, generating more than $300 million in sales.
Zuma, launched in 2003, is a fast-paced puzzle game that has sold more than 20 million units since its launch.
One of the most fun and exciting games on the Web, Chuzzle received a four out of five game review score from PC Mag.com.
GSN Digital also offers cash prize competitions in these popular PopCap titles: Bejeweled Twist™, Bookworm™, Dynomite!™, Mystery P.I.™ and Plants vs. Zombies™.
Quote, attributed to Peter Blacklow, EVP, GSN Digital
"At GSN Digital, we strive to be the platform where users can play the titles they know and love. Bejeweled 2, Zuma and Chuzzle are three great titles that are extremely popular among our players, and we're thrilled to provide social competition where players can win real cash prizes."
GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 75-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Digital's free casual games, cash competitions and social games. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN at www.gsn.com.
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 and has a worldwide staff of more than 400 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, 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. For more information, visit www.popcap.com.
"Bejeweled 2, Zuma and Chuzzle and related logos are trademarks of PopCap in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved."