Gamezebo Archives - December 2010

Jack of All Tribes Walkthrough

Dec 27, 2010

Welcome to the Jack of All Tribes walkthrough on Gamezebo. Jack of All Tribes is a building simulation/strategy game played on pc created by DivoGames. This walkthrough includes tips and tricks, helpful hints, and a strategy guide to how to complete Jack of All Tribes.

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Awakening: Moonfell Wood Review: Awakening 2: Moonfell Wood is an intriguing sequel to The Dreamless Castle.

Dec 27, 2010

Awakening: Moonfell Wood (the sequel to Awakening: The Dreamless Castle) again follows Princess Sophia on her magical journey through the land of fairies and goblins. Having left the castle from the first game behind, Sophia is now drawn to the forest, where the Fairy Queen awaits, and a mystery surrounding the disappearance of other humans is waiting to be unraveled. Why did humans leave this land, and where did they go? It’s up to you, as Sophia, to travel back and forth between the darkness of night and the light of day solving puzzles and finding answers.

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Secret of Mana Review: Secret of Mana still feels fresh and fun 17 years later

Dec 27, 2010

The iPhone has been a boon for the modern generation of RPG fans. Aside from providing gamers with a slew of rather impressive titles that can be taken anywhere, it's also provided folks with the opportunity to play some of the best RPG’s from previous console generations. Square-Enix has released Secret of Mana for the iPhone, and the port shows that classic games can still be just as great as they were when they first came out.

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CAUSE OF DEATH: Can You Catch The Killer? Walkthrough

Dec 27, 2010

Cause of Death: Can You Catch the Killer? is an iPhone game developed by EA that tasks you with catching a serial killer responsible for a number of grisly murders. Gamezebo’s Cause of Death: Can You Catch the Killer? strategy guide and walkthrough will provide you with a quick start guide, tips and tricks, hints and cheats on how to catch the killer once and for all.

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Interview with Charles Merrin, Playteau

Dec 24, 2010

Though a dashing young fellow, Charles Merrin is an industry veteran in casual games, having worked at Real Games, TikGames, and Trymedia.

Along with Anatoly Tikhman, Charles just recently started a new social games company, Playteau. We spoke with Charles about his new gig at Playteau, their first Facebook game Fortune Stones, and his predictions on social games in the future.

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It’s Christmas Time on Facebook

Dec 24, 2010

Download game companies are not the only ones getting in the Christmas spirit this year (for a list of all the big Christmas sales, see today’s Steals & Deals).

Facebook games have Yule-time spirit as well. Inside Social Games has a great wrap-up of a bunch of games with Christmas related events and items for you to check out.

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Galaxy X Review: Galaxy X enters the Facebook universe with a plethora of fun action and sets a rather hefty precedent for games of this kind.

Dec 24, 2010

Galaxy X takes a familiar formula found in many traditional PC games and reworks it for the Facebook crowd complete with a campaign and thrilling online modes.

Millions of players are likely familiar with the popular Worms series of games from Team 17, and that’s what it seems the developers of Galaxy X, StudioEX are capitalizing on with the many ideas and features found in Galaxy X.

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CityVille Beats FarmVille as number Facebook game as FarmVille enters China

Dec 24, 2010

They said it could never be done. They were wrong.

As reported this morning by Inside Social Games, CityVille has surpassed FarmVille as the number one game on Facebook. In just 20 days, CityVille has reached 60,000 monthly average users (MAUs), surpassing FarmVille’s current 56,000 MAUs. In daily average users (DAUs), which is not as impressively big a number but is more relevant to the business, CityVille has hit 16,778,004 DAUs, compared to FarmVille’s 13,357,004 (Appdata).

So, how did this happen?

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Steals & Deals: Mega Holiday Sales!

Dec 24, 2010

Every Friday we post our roundup of the week's download game deals and discounts from around the Web. Companies are going all-out for the holidays this week, with hundreds of games up for grabs at amazing bargain prices. Keep on reading to learn all the ways you can save this week!

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Ballville: The Beginning Review: Help the orbs help themselves in this charming match-three puzzle game.

Dec 24, 2010

While the casual gaming industry definitely isn’t lacking in match-three puzzle games, you’re more likely to run into titles with little to no originality than to find a game that tries to be different. In comes Striped Arts with a very interesting take on the match-three genre, a game called Ballville: The Beginning, that is one of the more charming offerings in the genre.

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