GREE Unveils New Gem with PopCap's Bejeweled® Legend Smartphone Game- All-New Title in 500-Million-Download Series Available in Japan from Today -
TOKYO, Japan - June 5, 2012 - GREE today announced the immediate availability in Japan of Bejeweled® Legend, an all-new game for Android™ and iOS on the GREE platform. Custom-designed and developed for the Japanese market, the game is based on PopCap's flagship franchise, Bejeweled®.
The existing titles in the world-famous Bejeweled® series have together accumulated more than 500 million downloads worldwide and are available on more than 10 platforms from Windows, Mac, PlayStation® and Xbox 360 to Android and iOS mobile devices.
Sanku Shino, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Developer Relations at GREE said:
“We're delighted to see our collaboration with PopCap Games culminate in the release of such a globally popular title. This game has the potential to be a great addition to the lineup of available titles on the GREE platform. We want to build a global platform serving more than a billion users, and teamwork with partners like PopCap is key to achieving that goal.”
James Gwertzman, General Manager, PopCap Games APAC said:
“GREE has been a great partner for us, working closely with us to build a great game for their platform. With their support on the launch of Bejeweled® Legend, we look forward to introducing a new audience of Japanese players to PopCap's flagship franchise, Bejeweled®.”
Screenshots of Bejeweled® Legend
About Bejeweled® Legend
- A rich, pirate-themed story involving conquest of the seven seas and the discovery of secret rare gem treasures, Bejeweled® Legend introduces a new angle to the world's number one puzzle game through its mission-based structure
- Unleashing the powers of the Moon Crystal, Fire Crystal and Water Crystal allows players to boost their score
- Enables collaboration with friends to fight against stage bosses, a characteristic feature of social games
|Service Starts||June 5, 2012|
|Platforms||Android: Android OS 2.2 or later (with exceptions)
iOS:iPhone 3GS/4/4S/iPod touch 4G
*Download link shown above
*Game requires member registration on GREE
|Price||Free to download; items may be purchased within the game|
|Copyright Information||© 2012 Electronic Arts Inc. Bejeweled and PopCap are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc.|
About GREE, Inc.
GREE is a global mobile social gaming company at the forefront of mobile technology. GREE is focused on building the world's leading mobile social gaming ecosystem for users and developers, while creating and supporting unique free-to-play game content. GREE is continuing to expand globally and its network now reaches more than 230 million users around the world. GREE has offices in Tokyo, San Francisco, London, Singapore, Seoul, Beijing, and Amsterdam.
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 over 600 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, 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.