Gamezebo Archives - May 2010

My Brute, PushPixPull and more! Free iPhone Games for May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010

Free games are all around us, but they may not be as easy to find as you’d think. We help you sort through the App Store to find the latest price drops and limited time offers so that you won’t have to spend a penny. Today’s free games include a tv-headed robot, a coin-pushing bulldozer, a fighters showdown and more!

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Fishdom 2 Review: What this sequel lacks in originality it makes up for with artistic verve.

May 27, 2010

In our constant quest for freshness and originality we are often quick to dismiss games that simply toe the line. But sometimes games that don’t innovate or otherwise alter a proven formula can prove enormously entertaining. Such is the case with Fishdom 2, Playrix’s sequel to its popular aquatic-themed match-three game Fishdom. There is very little about the experience that can properly be labeled new or inventive, and yet its beautiful graphics, relaxing music, and intuitive play mix to create a highly satisfying bit of interactive entertainment.

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Knight Rider Review: Knight Rider Review: More hassle than hoff

May 27, 2010

If you were around in the 1980s, then odds are you watched the TV show Knight Rider. It starred a pre-caricature David Hasselhoff as a rogue crime fighter who drove around in his super talking car KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand, thank you), finessed the ladies with his manliness, chased bad guys down, and saved the day. Knight Rider for the iPhone is absolutely nothing like this.

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Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era Walkthrough

May 27, 2010

Welcome to the Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era walkthrough on Gamezebo. Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era is a resource management strategy game created by HipSoft. This walkthrough includes tips and tricks, helpful hints, and a strategy guide on how to complete Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era.

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Special Enquiry Detail Review: A smart mystery where the detectives are better seen than heard.

May 27, 2010

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds is from the same folks who brought you the Women's Murder Club hidden object games, and it shows. The mystery, involving the death of a philanthropist's teenage daughter, is smart and well written, and the game itself is polished and enthralling. If only the characters would just keep their mouths shut.

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FurryFarm Preview: Make cute animals do the "wild thing" in FurryFarm

May 26, 2010

Apparently the majority of Facebook gamers are suckers for cute animals given how many pet raising sims are popping up on the social network. FurryFarm is the latest game to exploit our love of adorable doe-eyed baby chicks and bunnies.

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Mini Farm Planet Preview: Grow a magical garden in Mini Farm Planet

May 26, 2010

I'm not sure where the "mini" or the "planet" part of Mini Farm Planet's name comes from, but this Facebook game is definitely about farming. Farming magic seeds, to be exact.

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NanoStar Seige receives Frozen North campaign mode expansion

May 26, 2010

Digital Chocolate has released its first major update to NanoStar Seige on Facebook by introducing the new Frozen North campaign mode, which includes eight adventurous battles, a new Cold Winter Snow environment, and a World Map promising future epic campaigns.

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EA and Playfish release EA Sports FIFA Superstars on Facebook. GOAL!!!

May 26, 2010

Just in time for the World Cup, EA and Playfish has released EA Sports FIFA Superstars for Facebook. According to the fan page, you can build your team from the world's best soccer/football players and compete against your friends.

The game just launched moments ago but we'll follow up with complete coverage. Be first to try out EA Sports FIFA Superstars on Facebook and set an alert to follow our coverage for this game.

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Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era is out!

May 26, 2010

Build-a-lot: The Elizabethan Era has launched! The fifth game in the Build-a-lot franchise takes players back in time to the 16th century, where they'll trade modern conveniences for thatched houses, windmills and wells. Download the free trial, write a review, or chat about it in our forum.

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