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Session Name: The Art of Reanimating Plants vs. Zombies 2
Speaker(s): Mark Barrett
Company Name(s): PopCap Games
Track / Format: Visual Arts

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Overview: Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense style casual game for PC, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, iOS and Android. It has become loved by millions of players worldwide, won countless awards, and carved out its own unique niche in the casual games market. So how do you follow that up? This talk reveals the creative, crazy and oftentimes unholy processes endured in the making of Plants vs. Zombies 2. From humble beginnings on a farm, to a road trip across the nation, and finally a journey through time, this is your chance to take a peek behind the curtain.

GDC 2014

Mark Barrett

PopCap Games

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts