Thursday, October 31, 2013

One million strong!

Over a million people have already swam to the bottom of the sea to help raise the Poptropolis Games! This island could be resurfacing any day now -- but only if the tribes of Poptropica can come together to make it happen.

Make sure to hold up your end of the bargain. Head to Poptropica, visit Poptropolis Games on the travel map, and get diving! You could help your tribe win glory for all time when -- if? -- the Poptropolis Games rise again!

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Snack Attack!

There's a new game on Poptropica. Try it out, but beware. Getting snacks for a friend has never been so dangerous!

Hint: To find it look for the kid with a red shirt.

Go give it a try on Zomberry Island!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Where's your Island idea?

You thought we were joking when we said the fall would get away from you. Who's joking now?

October is almost over. Then November passes in a jiffy (only 30 days!) and we all know how December goes. But for some reason, we still haven't gotten your entry in the Create Your Dream Island contest!

Grab your official entry from from our friends at Penguin, or in your copy of the Island Creator Kit. One lucky winner will have their Island produced on Poptropica in 2014!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Monday, October 28, 2013

Dig that Poptropolis Games competition

Hundreds of thousands of Poptropicans have braved the depths of the sea to try to win glory for their tribes. Every time you reach the ocean floor and dig, we mark a point for your tribe. The tribe that does the most to dig up the Games will be immortalized on Main Street! Will it be your tribe?

As of right now, the leading tribe in the competition is the Wildfire. But there's still time for that to change. So don't miss out. Visit Poptropica and help dig up the Poptropolis Games!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Friday, October 25, 2013

Join us for the Poptropica livestream!

Update: The livestream is over! Watch the archived video.

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Thursday, October 24, 2013

No tricks, just treats in Poptropica: Forgotten Islands

Our iOS app, Poptropica: Forgotten Islands, has just released an update for Halloween! It includes a bunch of new costumes to make your adventure a little spookier for the season.

If you've already purchased Poptropica: Forgotten Islands, this update is absolutely free! Just install the update directly from the app store.

If you haven't gotten Poptropica: Forgotten Islands yet, now it's a better value than ever. Find out everything you need to know about our first-ever app on the Forgotten Islands info page!

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A Poptropica livestream this Friday!

Programming note: our friends at Massively will be livestreaming Poptropica this Friday at 4 PM Eastern time.

A few of the Poptropica Creators may be joining the host to talk about the game and take questions from viewers.

We hope you'll join us!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

We need your help to raise the Poptropolis Games!

Deep beneath the waves, something is stirring. But the Poptropolis Games won't return without your help!

Right now, if you visit the travel map, you'll be able to land on a diving platform above the spot where the Poptropolis Games sank. Swim to the bottom and help dig up the games! You can compete as much as you want -- but the sharks might have something to say about it.

You're not only competing for personal glory. Whichever tribe digs the most will be immortalized on Main Street when and if the Poptropolis Games finally do rise again.

To help your tribe dig up the most dirt, just head to Poptropica now to get started. If you're already a member of a tribe, you're good to go. If not, you'll be prompted to join a tribe when you land on the platform.

Good luck!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Get 30% off Custom Poptropica T-shirts & Sweatshirts!

For a limited time, we're once again offering 30% off all personalized t-shirts and sweatshirts, even in adult sizes, in the Poptropica Shop!!

On the shop page, enter your username to get a shirt personalized with your avatar.

To claim your discount, just enter the promo code FALL30 at checkout.

This offer will only last until November 5, so visit the Poptropica Shop now!

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BLACK WIDOW

Thursday, October 17, 2013

A monstrously good time

In real life, you usually have to stick with one Halloween costume. In Poptropica, there are tons of creepy costumes for you to enjoy. Above are just three of the seasonal outfits available to you in the Poptropica Store -- and there are more where that came from!

There are two ways to get costumes from the Poptropica Store. You can earn credits by beating Islands and use those to purchase costumes. Or you can become a Member and get unlimited use of everything in the Poptropica Store for as long as your Membership is active.

Either way, you'll look great!

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Virus Hunter and Back Lot Island walkthroughs now available!

Are you stuck on Virus Hunter Island? Can't find Patient Zero? Need a little help figuring out how to zap the brain virus? You're in luck! The Virus Hunter Island walkthrough is now available in the Poptropica Tips and Tricks app.

That's not all -- the latest, timely update also includes a full walkthrough for Back Lot Island. As always, every guide in this app is absolutely FREE to download.

To download for your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, visit the App store.

To download for your Android device, visit Google Play.

Enjoy!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Blast off with a new Poptropica book!

If you haven't noticed, we're on a bit of an astronaut kick around here. That's because Poptopics: Space Travel will be hitting stores this Thursday!

This non-fiction book explores the real-life facts that inspired some of our best Islands, like Lunar Colony and Astro-Knights. Get ready to find out the answers to your burning questions about the cosmos.

Questions like:
  • How old is the universe?
  • Where do black holes come from?
  • How do astronauts go to the bathroom in space?
For all this incredible info and more, check out Poptopics: Space Travel -- available Thursday, October 17!

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BLACK WIDOW

Friday, October 11, 2013

Sailing the ocean blue

Don't know if it's a long weekend where you are, but it is for the Poptropica Creators, and we plan to spend the weekend the only way we know how: playing Poptropica.

So we'll be sailing the ocean blue until Tuesday. Enjoy your weekend!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Thursday, October 10, 2013

An octopus playing volleyball?

Now I've seen everything.

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BLACK WIDOW

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Pump up the jams

One of the greatest Halloween stories ever told is also an Island on Poptropica. Great Pumpkin Island is our rendition of the classic Peanuts special, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!"

Great Pumpkin Island is an oldie but a goodie. If you've never played it, visit Poptropica now and check it out! It's free for everyone to play, and stars all your favorite Peanuts characters. There's no better way to get into the Halloween spirit!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The gravity of the situation

Apparently there is a very popular movie out right now about an astronaut who gets marooned in space. Hmm... where could they have gotten that idea?

Poptropica: bringing you tomorrow's hits today!

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BLACK WIDOW

Monday, October 7, 2013

Get your Poptropolis Games 2013 extras!

To celebrate the impending return of the Poptropolis Games, we've put together a couple of new freebies for you.

You can get your Poptropolis Games 2013 desktop wallpaper and printable poster absolutely free! Just click on over to the Poptropolis Games info page and claim your free Island extras.

Keep an eye out for more news about the raising of the Games!

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Friday, October 4, 2013

Deep dive

The wonders of the deep! This is more my speed.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

It's the spookiest time of the year

The witching season is upon us, and so it is once more time to venture into Poptropica's Haunted House!

This is a Poptropica classic. A freaky journey into a terrifying old house, this spooky mini-quest is packed with brain-busting puzzles -- and it's your only chance to costumize some of our most ghoulish outfits.

The Haunted House is available to everyone for free in the Poptropica Store. Check it out today!

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BLACK WIDOW

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Follow me in merry measure

Hey, you there. That's right -- you. Do you want a one-of-a-kind "Ship Follower" item? Do you want the nano-sized ship from Virus Hunter Island to follow you around everywhere you go? Of course you do. I see you nodding your head.

Well, if that's what you want, you'd better hurry up! The Ship Follower is only available until tomorrow! If you're a Poptropica Member, you can grab it from the vending machine on Main Street of Virus Hunter Island. If you're not a Member, there's still time to get Membership and start enjoying those sweet, sweet rewards.

Either way, Virus Hunter Island is a week into being open for all to play, so why not visit Poptropica now to give it a whirl?

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CAPTAIN CRAWFISH

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Party's almost over!

Technically, our birthday ended in September. But who wants to leave a good party before the lights are out? That's why we're celebrating Poptropica's 6th birthday through the end of this week.

That means you still have time to get your free 6th birthday balloon in the Poptropica Store. And you still have a chance to find the special "6" balloon in a common room. When you see it, pop it to win a special costume!

The party will end this Friday, October 4. Once again, thanks to everyone who has helped Poptropica make it this far. Here's to many more birthdays!

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BLACK WIDOW