Hero City Review: Hero City feels like a waste of a great concept

May 27, 2011

With so many city building games on Facebook new titles in the genre really need to do something unique to stand out. Hero City attempts to do this through the residents of your budding metropolis: they’re not just regular people, they’re all superheroes. But this twist isn’t enough to make you look past the game’s main issue, which is that there simply isn’t enough to do.

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Army Attack Review: Army Attack may just be the best military strategy game on Facebook

May 27, 2011

Army Attack is a game that’s about territory. It’s a military strategy game where you first have to find and conquer new land, before constantly defending it against a seemingly never ending supply of enemy forces. It has the looks and basic gameplay of the popular Advance Wars series from Nintendo, but because it takes place in a persistent world it feels much different, and is a great fit on Facebook.

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Shadow Cities Preview: Shadow Cities brings location-based mage play to the US next week

May 27, 2011

MMO’s are well known for their expansive worlds, but what video game world is more expansive than Earth? That’s the question posed by Shadow Cities, a new location-based MMORPG that’s set to launch in the US next week.

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King's Bounty: Legions Preview: King's Bounty coming to Facebook with social elements and PvP combat

May 27, 2011

The venerable King's Bounty series, which has been around since 1990 on PC, will be making its debut on Facebook this summer courtesy of strategy game publisher Nival. King's Bounty: Legions will introduce turn-based strategy gameplay along with player-versus-player (PvP) combat that allows Facebook friends to compete with each other through the popular social network.

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The Tiny Bang Story: An Interview with Colibri Games

May 27, 2011

It seems fitting that Colibri Games takes its name from a tiny yet beautiful bird. The indie studio from Russia is literally an army of two that has created The Tiny Bang Story, a delicate and inspired point-and-click adventure that's currently basking in well-deserved praise. We sat down with Colibri Games to learn more about the studio and the making of their first indie gem.

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Chloe's Dream Resort Review: Chloe's Dream Resort is a polished and entertaining time management game

May 27, 2011

Did you know that a fully cycle of sleep includes visiting five different locations that resemble vacation resorts? This is the interesting premise of Chloe’s Dream Resort, a new time management game from Fugazo that proves to be exceptionally entertaining and polished.

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Steals & Deals: Empress of the Deep, Gobliiins, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, and more!

May 27, 2011

Every Friday we post our roundup of the week's download game deals and discounts from around the Web. Keep on reading to learn all the ways you can save this week, and be sure to check out Gamezebo's new Price Drops section for daily deals and free games.

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Clastle Preview: Clastle combines classic platformer gameplay in a castle setting.

May 27, 2011

An assassin has returned from a faraway land to get back what he lost. His journey takes him through an abandoned castle full of dangerous enemies and traps. Combine classic run-and-jump platforming gameplay with a castle setting and you get... Clastle!

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Hamilton's Great Adventure Preview: Co-operative puzzle platformer promises a grand adventure

May 27, 2011

From Swedish-based indie developer Fatshark comes Hamilton's Great Adventure, a family-friendly platformer starring semi-retired adventurer Ernest Hamilton and his friendly (and very intelligent) bird, Sasha. You'll guide the pair as they co-operate to solve crafty puzzles and challenges across more than 60 levels.

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Escape from Thunder Island Review: The active volcano is the least of your troubles in this game.

May 27, 2011

Rita, the heroine of hidden object game Escape from Thunder Island, is in a bit of a pickle. She wants to find her dad, who’s gone missing while looking for the Lost City of Zenadoo, but the volcano looming over his last known location is ready to blow and a good sneeze is likely to set its ash to spewing. She’ll have to trek through the jungle, comb through temples, and solve ancient puzzles to save her pop, but fortunately she has luck – and a monkey – on her side.

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