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  • Summary: Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Armed with an alien nursery-worth of zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs, you'll need to think fast and plant faster to stop dozens of types of zombies dead in their tracks. Obstacles like aZombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Armed with an alien nursery-worth of zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs, you'll need to think fast and plant faster to stop dozens of types of zombies dead in their tracks. Obstacles like a setting sun, creeping fog and a swimming pool add to the challenge, and with five game modes to dig into, the fun never dies! [Steam] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41
  1. AceGamez
    100
    Plants vs Zombies is what casual gaming is really all about; it's intuitive, easy to start and stop at any time, and has a tremendous variety of gameplay modes.
  2. 92
    Plants Vs Zombies is clearly a labour of love and on top of that it's what you might call the perfection of simplistic budget gaming. The game stimulates the emotional mind from start to finish, providing the kind of spontaneous quick-fire stimulation that our minds have come to expect from 21st century lifestyles.
  3. With a main game mode that spans 50 levels, numerous unlockable modes that extend the lifespan significantly, stupidly addictive gameplay and fun-infused presentation you'd be a fool to pass up Plants Vs Zombies.
  4. Plants vs. Zombies is not just one of the best tower defense games out there, it also gives you a tremendous value for the mere 10 euro you pay for it. PopCap has really surpassed anything they have done before with this game’s beautiful graphics, depth and modes that will keep you busy for months. You’ll love every minute of it.
  5. Plants vs. Zombies is not as complex as classic titles of this genre, GemCraft and Protector, but then again, it doesn't want to be hardcore. Its graphics are nice despite the minuscule 800x600 resolution, voice-overs make you smile, and there are many ways to entertain yourself (even more than in Space Rangers 2).
  6. PC Format
    82
    PopCap at its finest. [July 2009, p.95]
  7. This game masters all aspects of a good tower defense game and comes along with a lot levels and many items to unlock. Recommendation alert.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 10 out of 215
  1. JosephS.
    May 6, 2009
    10
    It's a fun game, does what it's ment to do, and does it well. It has personality and it has style. I loved the zombie bowling It's a fun game, does what it's ment to do, and does it well. It has personality and it has style. I loved the zombie bowling minigame, as well as the the overall art direction. It's definitly worth the $10 on steam, and with the amout of actual content is worth the $20 if you want a boxed copy. Expand
  2. Dec 11, 2011
    10
    The best game in the PopCap family. It is really just a fun game . Even for people that are over 10 years old, it is still a very good game.The best game in the PopCap family. It is really just a fun game . Even for people that are over 10 years old, it is still a very good game. Right after you play that demo, why don't you go right ahead and but it, for it is currently the best PopCap game to exist other than Peggle. Expand
  3. JamesR.
    May 6, 2009
    10
    Pop cap just can't make a games that aren't addiciting. THe game is simple, fun, and has an interesting sense of humor. each plant Pop cap just can't make a games that aren't addiciting. THe game is simple, fun, and has an interesting sense of humor. each plant and zombie type feel like it has it's own personaility. The mini games fit the feel of the main game very well. The game art is sharp, and agian, fits the game very well. Expand
  4. Oct 20, 2019
    10
    This is probably a 9.5. There is so much fun to be had and so many different things to do. There might be three legitimate complaints. If youThis is probably a 9.5. There is so much fun to be had and so many different things to do. There might be three legitimate complaints. If you do adventure mode a couple of times, it does feel like a chore. The game is probably too easy. Some of the mini games is very heavily luck based as are some of the endless puzzle boards. Otherwise, it is close to perfect. I spent a lot of time with this game, but unlike games I haveily invest in, it was almost always fun throughout. Expand
  5. MichaelF
    May 13, 2009
    9
    The humor alone is worth the price of admission. The gameplay is fun, the variety is fantastic, and the addiction level of the game is off The humor alone is worth the price of admission. The gameplay is fun, the variety is fantastic, and the addiction level of the game is off the charts. Highly recommend to casual players, strategy players, or anyone that enjoys a good laugh while playing a fun game. Expand
  6. Feb 2, 2012
    9
    I found this game to be fun. There were a lot of mini games that referenced a lot of the Pop Cap famous titles like Bejeweld, InsaneI found this game to be fun. There were a lot of mini games that referenced a lot of the Pop Cap famous titles like Bejeweld, Insane Aquarium, etc. I liked that it was a tower defense game but not based on violence like a lot of other tower defense games. I would recommend it if you enjoy a game that requires some strategy but is easy going and fast paced--definitely worth the buy! Expand
  7. DougH
    May 5, 2009
    0
    I'm with Henry. The PC is the most powerful gaming platform, use it! If someone released a 2D game with poor animation on the Xbox or I'm with Henry. The PC is the most powerful gaming platform, use it! If someone released a 2D game with poor animation on the Xbox or PS3, the critics would tear it to pieces. This might make a good $5 app on the iPhone, but give us something a bit more substantial on the peecee. Expand

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