My wife got me hooked on Plants vs. Zombies on my iPad a while ago, and since then I’ve been hooked. Over 120 million people around the world play it too. It looks like a complicated game, at least compared to relatively brainless (no pun intended) games like Angry Birds and Bejeweled. But once you get the hang of it it’s a ton of fun.
This Halloween, PopCap games (the makers of Plants vs. Zombies) has teamed up with the American Dental Association to do something pretty sweet (no pun intended).
They’re suggesting that instead of candy, you give out coupons so that kids can purchase, for free, the full version Plants vs. Zombies game for Mac or PC. They’re distributing coupons which you can print out and give in lieu of candy. That said, if you want to avoid having egg on our face (or on your door) the next morning, I’d give them a few pieces of candy too.
The Web site that kids are sent to, StopZombieMouth.com, offers pretty good advice and education on how to take care of your dental health. There’s even a video:
It’s the perfect promotion for Halloween. Kids love candy like zombies love brains. Kids teeth decay like zombies do. Kudos to PopCap for thinking of this!