The wait is over, guys - PopCap's hands down best game, Plants Vs Zombies, finally reached Android minutes ago after many months of anticipation. Normally $2.99, PvZ is available for free exclusively on the Amazon Android Appstore.

The game is a little on the heavy side - be prepared to dedicate 75MB of free space to it (though at least in CyanogenMod, all but 232KB can be moved to SD without any problems).

After a period of exclusivity, PopCap will upload it to the Android Market for everyone to use - until then, it's just us, U.S. folks. Sorry, rest of the world :( (unless you use the tricks posted in the comments that is ;)).

Behold the most ridiculous game trailer I've seen this year:

  • Use an arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants to stop a mob of hungry undead from invading your home
  • Think fast and plant faster--peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs, and other fearsome flora await
  • Play through 50 exciting levels in Adventure mode
  • Battle 26 types of zombies including pole-vaulters, snorkelers, and bucket-heads


  • Requires a Wi-Fi connection to download.
  • This app is not tablet-optimized, but will run on most Android tablet devices (some pixelation may be visible during gameplay).
  • Plants vs. Zombies will not run on the following devices:
  • --Motorola DROID (works fine on Motorola DROID 2 and some DROID X's), Devour, Flipside
  • --Samsung Transform, Intercept
  • --HTC Aria, MyTouch 3G
  • --Sony Ericsson X8
  • --Sanyo Zio
  • --Kyocera Echo
  • --LG Ally

And now, dive into the world of epic battles between the evil zombies and joyful plants, defending themselves using any means necessary. Just be warned - the game is extremely fun, the calling-in-to-work-sick kind of fun (not that I advocate such behavior!).


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[Source: Amazon Appstore]