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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare gets Minimum PC Requirements

After its release earlier this year on Xbox One & Xbox 360; Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is gearing up to hit PC next month and to get PC gamers prepared; Popcap have revealed the minimum requirements that PC gamers will need to run the game and they are pretty decent in line with Standard Games.

When Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came out earlier this year, It done something completely new for the series changing the gameplay from Tower Defense to Third Person Shooter which not only includes wacky customization options but also has the different types of class such as Medic and Soldier. The game debuted earlier this year on the Xbox One & Xbox 360 and proceeded to impress both Gamers and Critics alike and now the game will be hitting the PC next month aswell as the PS3 & PS4 in August.

Ahead of the games release on PC next month; PopCap confirmed via the Plants vs. Zombies Facebook page the minimum requirements for the PC version which have been set in place and overall they look quite decent; although, just like with other Frostbite 3-powered games, only 64-bit versions of the Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems are supported. The list is below.

  • Required: Internet Connection required to install and play
  • DVD-ROM: N/A
  • OS: Windows 7/8 64bit
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 8800GT, AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5750
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 3.0 GHz
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • DirectX: 10.0+
  • Hard Drive: 15 GB
  • Input: Keyboard, Mouse or Dual Analog Gamepad

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be available on PC on June 24th in North America and June 27th in Europe.

So what do you think? Are these requirements decent enough to you? Are you a fan of the Plants vs. Zombies series? Which game is your favorite in the series? Be sure to let me know what you think in the comments section below and be sure to stay tuned to UGNN for all your gaming news and reviews and remember to follow us on WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Reddit & YouTube. In the meantime, Check out a trailer for the game below.

Article by Matt McNamee

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Review

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Developed by PopCap Games

Published by Electronic Arts

*Whoever Wins; We laugh*

What is Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare:

PvZ (Plants Vs Zombies) Garden Warfare is an online 3rd person shooter from the same creators who brought you Plants Vs Zombies. This time around the game has changed and its no more Home Defense for crazy dave. no this time is Vanquish And Gardens & Graveyards I will speak more about the game types soon . the game still holds its own towards the old PvZ and I will tell you how if you read on.

The Gameplay:

PvZ Garden Warfare’s Gameplay is a Third Person Based shooter with 4 classes on each team which are listed below:

Zombies Team:

  • The Soldier (Assault Class)
  • The Engineer (Tech Class [Builds Things])
  • The Scientist (Medic)
  • The All Star (Heavy Class)

The Plants Team:

  • Peashooter (Assault Class)
  • Cactus (Sharpshooter)
  • Chomper (Melee Class)
  • Sunflower (Medic)

There is also 2 Gametypes which are also listed below:

  • Gardens & Graveyards (Similar to Rush from the Battlefield Series)
  • Vanquish (TDM [Team Deathmatch])

Each Team has its plus side and its Negative side which makes for a great team based shooter if you play this game as a team you will enjoy it also the gameplay is great and really does compete with other third person shooters. Also PvZ Garden Warfare has a great mode called Garden Ops where you have to defend your garden from 10 waves each 5 waves there is a boss round which random bosses are chosen from Disco Zombie – The Yeti Zombie – Gargantua – Also if 3 of the same bosses are chosen prepare your self for a super boss wave.

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The Graphics:

The graphics in this game are great they are bright which is something you need in a game like this everything is perfect the lighting and movement the plants and the zombies look amazing i didnt experience any texture problems any glitches.

My Thoughts:

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare is an amazing game and is one game that should not be missed for any fan of the 3rd person shooter genre also if you are a fan of the original Plants vs Zombies then this game will be great for you although it does not keep in the defense gameplay. The Gardens and graveyards game type is great for the people who enjoyed the classic as this is where you will have to defend your gardens also if you fail to defend all gardens you will have to defend one last thing depending on the level But on one of them you are not aloud to let 5 Zombies into crazy daves mansion otherwise its game over. This is where garden warfare reminded me of the classic PvZ and I was glad that something like this still remained in the game.

My Score – 9/10

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The Good:

  • This game can last very long if you want it to
  • Gameplay & Graphics are great
  • Great Servers (Which is good considering the game is only Online)
  • I liked the idea of Sticker Packs which contained customization for your Plants & Zombies aswell as new Plants & Zombies
  • The Game modes are fun
  • Garden Ops can be very challenging and is great fun
  • Great for Team Based Players

The Bad:

  • The Leveling up system can be very annoying

Plants Vs Zombies Garden Warfare was a great game and can be very time consuming if you want to unlock all the other plants and zombies and also if you want to reach the top rank but the only problem I had with the game was the leveling up system where you had to complete various challenges and a whole level star to rank up. This was a bit annoying esspecially when you got further in and your plants and zombie where level 8 because the challenges became more and more difficult such as kill a certain zombies with only 20 remaining HP But if you can get past this I’m sure you will all enjoy it a lot.

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is available from all good retailers now on Xbox 360 & Xbox One. Thanks go to EA for the assets used in this review. Be sure to let me know what you thought of the review in the comments section below and be sure to stay tuned to UGNN for all your gaming news and reviews and remember to follow us on WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Reddit & YouTube.

Review by ThaMaskedGamer

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Whats in Stores: February 24th – February 28th 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to Whats in Stores where we take a look at what will be available on Store Shelves from this week (according to Amazon UK). This week we have some big releases including a Reboot, A Highly Anticipated Sequel, A mobile franchise making it onto consoles & A classic return aswell as much more so lets get started.

  • Thief – Square Enix – PS3, PS4, X360, X1, PC
  • Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare – EA – X360, X1
  • PlayStation Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 – Sony – PS4, PS3, PS Vita
  • Senran Kagura Burst – Pqube – 3DS
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – Konami – PS3, X360, PC
  • Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles – Bandai Namco – PS3
  • TV Kinect Mount – Microsoft – X1
  • Energizer 2X Charging System – Microsoft – X1
  • Resident Evil 4 HD Edition – Capcom – PC

So thats it for this weeks edition of Whats in Stores but what will you be picking up this week? Will you be joining Garrett’s Way of Life in Thief? Are you going to continue the adventures of Gabriel Belmont? Who will you be siding with; The Plants or The Zombies? Be sure to let me know what you think in the comments section below and be sure to stay tuned to UGNN for all your gaming news and reviews and remember to follow us on WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn & Reddit. In the meantime, Be sure to check out the special feature videos below for UGNN’s Game of the Week; Thief.

Article by Matthew McNamee

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare rated for PS4 in Korea

This year, we saw loads of huge announcements at E3 in June (most of them being for next gen consoles) however their was one announcement which took quite a few people by surprise; Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare which brings the highly popular mobile game; Plants vs. Zombies to the home consoles in the form of a third person shooter/strategy game.

The game which is getting published by Electronic Arts (EA) has been highly made out to be an Xbox exclusive however a recent online discovery could prove this is not the case. A Korean ratings board has rated Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for PlayStation 4, Xbox One & Xbox 360. The latter consoles were already known to be getting the game. EA are still to officially confirm if a PlayStation 4 version is in the works.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is currently set to be released on February 20th 2014 in Europe & February 18th 2013 in North America on Xbox 360, Xbox One & PC. Check out the trailer below.

So what do you think? Do you want this game on PS4? Are you going to be buying this in February? Where do you think Plants vs. Zombies could go next? Be sure to let me know in the comments section below and remember to stay tuned to UGNN for all your gaming news and reviews.

Article by Matthew McNamee