Wednesday, February 29, 2012

One giant leap for map-kind

For some time now, Poptropica has had a problem. A good problem, but a problem nonetheless. The problem: too many Islands! Vampire's Curse Island will be our 25th Island, if you can believe it. And our map was starting to look really cluttered.

First, we thought we would just have to erase some Islands. Flush 'em right down the drain. But as our fingers were hovering over the "delete" button, somebody had an idea: why not make a new map? We all agreed that was a much better solution.

Now, when you log onto Poptropica for the first time, or return to your blimp from Main Street of any Island, you'll see this new and improved map screen!

It has a few advantages over the old one. The Island icons no longer move, so it's easier to read their names. The newest Islands are at the very beginning, so you'll won't have far to look for the latest and greatest adventure. And we've split up the map into different pages, which makes it easier for you to sort through them.

Oh, and most important of all: the birds chase your blimp.

We hope you enjoy the new map, and that it helps makes your visit to Poptropica even more fun than before.

Happy Leap Day! There won't be another one for 4 years.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Vampire's Curse countdown is on!

The rumors are true: Vampire's Curse Island will be available this Thursday, March 1. Poptropica Members can play the full adventure; non-Members can play a limited demo.

Visit the Poptropica homepage to keep an eye on the official Vampire's Curse countdown. And get ready for an adventure with a little bite!

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Poptropica at Applebee's!

Poptropica just got a little tastier. Now, when your family dines at your neighborhood Applebee's restaurant, you'll get a Poptropica activity book full of games and puzzles starring your favorite Poptropica characters. (And who's that handsome pirate on the cover?)

The Poptropica Family Activity Book will be available at Applebee's locations in North America from today until May 7. Bon appetit!

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Friday, February 24, 2012

New in the Poptropica Store!

Vampire's Curse Island is coming soon, and the fun has already started for Poptropica Members! The Vampire's Curse Island gear pack is available now in the Poptropica Store!

Pick up the stink-tacular Garlic Breath power, chew on a stick of Vampire Bat Gum, or dress up as the most stylish Vampire Count or Countess around.

Picking up your Member gear pack is easy: just visit Poptropica and click on the green coin icon to access the Store. The items are right there.

If you're not a Member, find out how to get Membership. And fangs for playing!

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Poptropica Tips and Tricks: More oxygen on S.O.S. Island

Thanks to a few new features on Poptropica, it turns out that you can play S.O.S. Island in a whole new way, if you just follow a couple of easy steps.

First, play through the bonus quest. When you do, you'll get a deep-sea diving suit that lets you stay underwater for much longer than usual. Next, restart the Island while you're still wearing the diving suit.

Now, when you start playing the primary quest again, you'll have way more oxygen, and can spend more time exploring the depths! You can even play a little ditty on the piano, as in the picture above.

There's always more to explore on Poptropica, so get out there and dive deep!

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Poptropica in focus

We're always working on new features for Poptropica. Here's a sneak peek at one new project we've got going on.

What could it be? We'll have more details for you -- oh, let's call it soonish.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Who is Cactus Von Garlic?

And why does he have that metal band around his neck?

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Get your Vampire's Curse info here!

If you've been thirsting for more news about the next Poptropica Island, then you're in luck. The Vampire's Curse Island info page is up and running. Get the first details about the Island's story, some of the character's you'll meet, and some bonuses for Members.

As always, we'll have more news about Vampire's Curse Island right here as it becomes available. Stay tuned!

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

A new adventure for you!

Many things to do, many things to see! Inside this adventure is the place to be!

There’s an exciting new MEGA-SIZED adventure on Poptropica! Go to Game Show Island and you will find it on Main Street!

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Friday, February 17, 2012

New guides available in the Poptropica app!

The Poptropica Tips & Tricks app just got a little more helpful. With a new update, now you can get walkthroughs for our two newest adventures, S.O.S. Island and Ghost Story Island!

Visit the App Store or Android Marketplace to download the update, then launch the app. The guides for S.O.S. Island and Ghost Story Island will now be in the list of Island guides for in-app purchase.

Download the iOS version of the Poptropica Tips & Tricks app from the App Store.

Download the Android version of the Poptropica Tips & Tricks app from the Android Market.


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Thursday, February 16, 2012

S.O.S. Island is now available to all!

Visit Poptropica now to play S.O.S. Island!

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Watch the trailer for Vampire's Curse Island!

The trailer for Vampire's Curse Island is here!

Pretty spooky, eh?

Vampire's Curse Island is coming soon to Poptropica. We'll have a lot more information soon!

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Two more days until S.O.S. Island!

The wait is almost over for non-Members. S.O.S. Island will be available to everyone this Thursday, February 16. Members will still get the exclusive S.O.S. gear pack, including a fishing pole and sonar power.

While you're diving deep into the adventure, we'll also be sharing a lot more details about Vampire's Curse Island soon. It's a great time to be a Poptropican!

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Friday, February 10, 2012

From the bottom of our hearts

Valentine's Day is next week, and we're sharing the love by featuring some classic items in the Poptropica Store.

The Big Hearted costume is the perfect way to show you care.

If your sweetheart needs a little convincing, the Love Potion will hit the spot.

Happy Valentine's Day from Poptropica!

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

One week left to claim your captain's costume!

We've got good news and bad news. The good news: S.O.S. Island will be open to everyone next Thursday, February 16.

The bad news: The Members-only Sea Captain costume will be gone from the Poptropica Store next Thursday, February 16.

Anyone who gets Membership after next Thursday will still be able to get the Fishing Pole and Sonar Power, but the Sea Captain Costume is only available during the Early Access period for S.O.S. Island!

Don't delay! Get a Poptropica Membership today to avoid missing out on the Sea Captain costume -- and then take your pick of any other outfit in the Poptropica Store, too!

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Announcing the next Poptropica Island!

No reason to keep you in suspense any longer than we have to. The next Poptropica Island will be...

Vampire's Curse Island! 

Of course, we'll have all the latest news about Vampire's Curse Island right here, so keep checking back for more about the story, release date, and more.

In the meantime, you can still visit Poptropica to play our latest, S.O.S. Island, or any of the 23 other Islands that are already available to play!

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Monday, February 6, 2012

It was a dark and stormy night...

When planning our next adventure, you could say that we had a flash of inspiration.

We'll be announcing the next Poptropica Island very soon. This quest will leave you thunderstruck!

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Get in gear

We've already told you about the Members-only gear pack in the Poptropica Store that's jam-packed with cool S.O.S. Island stuff, like the sonar power:

Because you can take your gear to any Island on Poptropica, you won't find these items in your S.O.S. Island inventory. Instead, use the drop down menu to access your "store items." Your S.O.S. gear will be there, at the end of the line.

Happy fishing!

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Get ready for kick-off!

In honor of the big game this weekend, we've moved one of our classic costumes to the front of the Poptropica Store.

No matter who wins on Sunday, your outfit will be championship caliber when you don these duds!

The American Football Player costume can be costumized in your choice of four colors.Why would you want a blue helmet, though? Silver is MUCH better!

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