WALTHAM, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- GSN Digital is giving Bejeweled® Blitz lovers a new way to compete. Fans of the popular Facebook game can head over to GSN.com to compete for cash prizes in Bejeweled® Blitz: Rubies and Riches, GSN Digital's skill-based tournament version of PopCap's popular match-3 game. Now players can compete against friends and fellow GSN players for real cash prizes.
Bejeweled Blitz, the social adaptation of PopCap's best-selling game, is a strategic skill game where players match and detonate as many gems as they can in 60 seconds. The cash competition game on GSN.com mirrors the original iteration in overall game play as well as look and feel.
"We're thrilled to offer Bejeweled Blitz fans a new way to enjoy their favorite game," said Peter Blacklow, executive vice president, GSN Digital. "PopCap's Bejeweled Blitz game has an extremely strong following of loyal players, and adding GSN's adrenaline-fueled cash competition format will give them the chance to experience the game in a whole new way."
PopCap's Bejeweled Blitz Facebook game is enjoyed by over 50 million people worldwide. A mobile version is also available on iPhone. Bejeweled Blitz joins other popular PopCap titles available in tournament format on GSN.com, including Bejeweled® 2, Bejeweled Twist, Big Money, Bookworm®, Chuzzle®, Dynomite!, Mystery P.I., Plants vs. Zombies and Zuma®.
Players on GSN.com can also compete in Bejeweled Blitz: Rubies and Riches token tournaments, in which virtual tokens serve as the entry fee and are prized out to the top scorers.
GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 75-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Digital's free casual games, mobile and social games, and cash competitions. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN at www.gsn.com.
Note: Cash games in Bejeweled Blitz: Rubies and Riches are only available where legal. Players must be 18 years of age to compete. See terms and conditions at http://www.worldwinner.com/cgi/legal/terms.html for details, including where GSN Cash Games operates and additional eligibility restrictions.
Bejeweled, Big Money, Bookworm, Chuzzle, Dynomite!, Mystery P.I., Plants vs. Zombies and Zuma are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc.