Free Games and Sales: Sonic the Hedgehog, Fez and more!

Jun 21, 2013

Even though summer can sometimes be the slowest time of the year for new game releases, it still happens to be one of my favorites all the same. And do you know why that is? Because of all the great summer game sales that start to pop up around this time!

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Solstice Arena Review

Jun 21, 2013

More than one MOBA released over the past year or two has carried claims that it was accessible, that it finally figured out how to deal with the intimidation factor that can scare away newcomers to the genre. Solstice Arena from Zynga actually backs up that talk, keeping the essential details longtime MOBA fans expect while streamlining things for the uninitiated – and also to fit into the mobile environment. Can it make believers out of hardcore players and noobs alike?

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Zynga acquires Spooky Cool Labs for work on social casino games

Jun 20, 2013

In continuing their steady push into the world of gaming and online gambling, Zynga has announced today on their company blog that the mobile powerhouse developer has acquired Spooky Cool Labs to help bring their bustling casino-based content to life down the road. However, the smart business move on Zynga’s part seems to be one gamble that is sure to pay off!

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Baldur's Gate pulled from the App Store over "contractual issues"

Jun 20, 2013

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition has been pulled from the App Store. The desktop edition of the game is no longer available, either. Beamdog’s remake of BioWare’s classic RPG has been slain by something more poisonous than a manticore’s sting and deadlier than a basilisk’s stony glance: “Contractual issues.”

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Solstice Arena Walkthrough

Jun 20, 2013

Solstice Arena is a multiplayer online battle arena game from Zynga Inc., wherein you will compete in epic battles with other players around the world. Making the right moves and choosing the proper combat strategies can sometimes prove difficult, but with Gamezebo’s quick start guide we have you covered with all of the tips, tricks and walkthroughs you need to stay ahead of the game.

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Candy Crush Saga developer pursues Initial Public Offering

Jun 20, 2013

Successful casual games developer King, the company behind the hugely popular match-three adventure Candy Crush Saga, has unveiled plans this week to start taking their business to the public. King (also known more formally as Midasplayer International Holding Co.) has hired several banks including J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse Group AG, and Bank of America to handle their Initial Public Offering (I.P.O.).

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MLB Live Challenge Preview

Jun 20, 2013

Sometimes you just have to keep an open mind with upcoming mobile games. Take MLB Live Challenge, for instance. It's a light baseball sim that requires you to use player cards to field the best possible team, which is something we've seen before. Ah, but Konami has added something extra to this freemium title: a dose of fantasy baseball. Got your attention now, right?

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Spiral Episode 1 Review

Jun 20, 2013

Spiral Episode 1 is an interesting new title from Pixel Hero Games, which combines adventure gaming with some light action. It's largely story-driven, set in a futuristic post-war city with a strong police presence enforcing curfews, controlling information, and getting on with all sorts of conspiracy-styled stuff.

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PSA: Puzzle Pirates is now on iPad

Jun 20, 2013

Arrr, mateys! Ye be lovin’ puzzles, but hate the idea of being tied to a land-lubbin’ PC all yer life? Avast, me hearties! You’ll be pleased as a pirate prince to know that the plunderously puzzletastic Puzzle Pirates is now on your iPad. Have at it, you ravenous seadogs!

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Monsters Invade: Oz Review

Jun 20, 2013

Monsters Invade: Oz drops our Dorothy-like protagonist into a dubstep remix of the classic L. Frank Baum story.  The charmingly cartoonish graphics, powerful pulsating music, and constant supply of quests provide immediate appeal to this Pokémon-inspired experience.  Unfortunately, overly simple mechanics and dependence on in-app purchases create a shallow trip that requires more waiting around than skipping down the Yellow Brick Road.

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