Gamezebo Archives - September 2008

Casual News - Sept. 26, 2008

Sep 26, 2008

CasualGaming.biz interviews PopCap's European PR Director Cathy Orr, PocketGamer.biz examines how major mobile games publishers are approaching iPhone games, and momentum builds for Casual Connect Kyiv. These headlines and more behind the cut. Read more »
 

Just In - Wizard's Pen

Sep 25, 2008

PopCap Games today released a new hidden object game, Wizard's Pen.  In Wizard's Pen, players identify an object through fragments or "layers" of a picture that are revealed in various ways using a magic pen.

Click here to download the game, click here to review it, and click here to talk about it in our forum. Stay tuned for our review and strategy guide. Read more »
 

Delicious - Emily's Tea Garden Walkthrough

Sep 25, 2008

Check out our Strategy Guide for Delicious-Emily's Tea Garden. GENERAL TIPS Game Overview There are two modes in Emily's Tea Room, Regular Mode and Emily's Diary. In Regular Mode you will play through each restaurant. As you play through 10 days of one restaurant, the next location will be unlocked. There are a total of 50 levels in Regular Mode. Emily's Diary Once you finish the 10th day of each restaurant you will unlock that particular restaurant in Emily's ... Read more »
 

The Hidden Object Show: Season 2 Review

Sep 25, 2008

The Hidden Object Show returns for "Season 2" with more polish, better graphics, and - if you can believe it - even more bang for the buck. If you thought the first game was long, wait until you sink your teeth into its sequel, which boasts a mind-blowing 300 rounds - that's three times more than the first game had.
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Wagons Ho! Review

Sep 25, 2008

When it comes to simulating the trials and travails of America’s mid-19th century pioneers, think The Oregon Trail is the only game in town? Guess again, because refreshing new strategic outing Wagons Ho! challenges aspiring quartermasters to march a train of wide-eyed settlers across the wilderness to a new life in the West.

Surprisingly simple and brisk, you’ll be pleased to note that it’s possible to enjoy an engaging and eventful trip across miles of wilderness in just five minutes or less. Alas, life on the road isn’t always easy, sadly due less to the frequent random events (allies deserting, hostile Indian attacks, etc.) one’s confronted with than the title’s formulaic play, limited scope and archaic presentation. Read more »

 

Just In - Pageant Princess

Sep 25, 2008

Keep your girls looking and feeling their best in Pageant Princess, a new time management game that has just launched over at iWin. Click here to download the game, click here to review it, and click here to talk about it in our forum. Stay tuned for our review and strategy guide. Read more »
 

Just In - Delicious - Emily's Tea Garden

Sep 24, 2008

The third game in the Delicious series, Delicious - Emily's Tea Garden, has launched! Click here to download the game, click here to write a review, and click here to talk about it in our forum. Review and strategy guide coming very soon. Read more »
 

Scrapbook Paige Walkthrough

Sep 24, 2008

Check out our tips and tricks for Scrapbook Paige. At the beginning of the game you will be asked to choose between "Timed Mode" and "Relaxed Mode". Click on Relaxed Mode if you want to play without the timer. Click on Timed Mode if you want a bigger challenge.   Magnifying Glass Items are very tiny in this game, luckily they provide you with a magnifying glass to help you look for objects.If you want to use the magnifying to zoom in on small items, you can r... Read more »
 

Casual News - Sept. 24, 2008

Sep 24, 2008

MCV's Tim Ingham tells game publishers and retailers to "drop the casual attitude;" A panel at the Austin Game Developer's Conference discusses envolving business models in MMO; and Bejeweled is coming to World of Warcraft. These headlines and more behind the cut. Read more »
 

MochiAds Super Flash Game Friday Contest winners announced

Sep 23, 2008

Last week I had the pleasure of being on the judge's panel for Mochi Media's MochiAds Super Flash Game Friday Contest. Ten winners were chosen from more than 800 entries, and each winner received $1,000 and a Bamboo Fun Wacom Tablet. Check out the list of winners and their awesome games behind the cut, and stay tuned for our Web Wednesdays where we'll be taking a more in-depth look at some of the winning games. Read more »
 

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