Zynga shares the love, begins promoting partner games to its players

May 2, 2012

In a press release unleashed into the wild yesterday, Zynga head of platform partners Rob Dyer led the announcement that the social gaming giant will be flexing some of its (not inconsiderable) promotional muscle on behalf of partners using its growing Zynga.com platform.

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Zynga’s social gaming platform introduces a new way to play

Mar 1, 2012

Back in October, Zynga announced an upcoming social platform for games codenamed Project Z. Today Zynga has let us know what players can expect from Project Z – now officially known as Zynga Platform – and it’s a pretty substantial offering. After seeing the service first hand, there seems to be little doubt that Zynga Platform should become an instant hit with both gamers and developers alike.

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Upcoming Woodland Heroes expansion adds city building

Jan 26, 2012

Woodland Heroes' unique take on turn-based strategy and charming world made it one of our favorite Facebook games of 2011, but the developers at Row Sham Bow aren't done yet. Very soon players will get to enjoy a brand new feature in the game, with an upcoming expansion that adds city building to the formula.

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Best Facebook Games of 2011

Dec 7, 2011

Games on Facebook just keep getting better, and 2011 is perfect evidence for this. When choosing our top five games of the year we had to sort through a number of five-star reviews to find the very best. From addictive strategy games to epic role playing experiences all the way to impossible-to-put-down puzzle games, there was a wide range of excellent titles as well. It wasn't an easy decision, but here are the best Facebook games to come out this year.

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Games of the Month - November 2011

Nov 30, 2011

Like every month here at Gamezebo, November brought us 30 days that were simply chock-a-block with reviews. With so many games for consumers to choose from, we let you know what was good, what was bad, and what was downright ugly. “But which games,” you might be asking, “were the very best?” We’re glad you asked!

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Gamezebo Cribs: Row Sham Bow edition

Nov 22, 2011

Though it was only founded this year, Orlando-based games studio Row Sham Bow has already made a big splash on Facebook thanks to the excellent strategy game Woodland Heroes. The studio was founded by a number of industry veterans who have worked on everything from EA Sports games like Madden and Tiger Woods to hit series like Guitar Hero and Marvel Ultimate Alliance. They're now using that expertise to do something interesting in the free-to-play social space, and in the latest edition of Gamezebo Cribs we head down to their dowtown Orlando office to see just where that's happening.

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Six games that would make great animated series

Nov 17, 2011

Where’s My Water? is getting its own web series. Rumors continue to swirl about feature films based on FarmVille and Angry Birds. Popular mobile and social games are now becoming popular brands, and along with that comes the slew of media tie-ins. Of course, some games are better suited to the film and television treatment than others. We’re still not quite sure what a FarmVille movie will actually look like. But there are plenty of other options and we’ve rounded up our favorites here.

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Woodland Heroes update brings changes to map and recapture battles

Nov 15, 2011

Starting this week the Facebook strategy game Woodland Heroes will be receiving what the developers are describing as a major update, which brings about a redesigned world map as well as tweaks to the recapture battles.

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Woodland Heroes Review

Nov 1, 2011

There seems to be two schools of thought when it comes to social games nowadays. They either have to be cute and fun experiences aimed at the more casual audience, or deep, strategic games for those who spend hours upon hours playing. Woodland Heroes bridges these two concepts beautifully. It's wonderfully charming, with a terrific art style and fun characters, but it also offers challenging turn-based strategy gameplay. It's a game about a war between cute little animals that can be enjoyed both by fans of war and fans of cute little animals.

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Woodland Heroes Walkthrough

Oct 31, 2011

Woodland Heroes is a Facebook game developed by Row Sham Bow that lets you engage in strategic, turn based combat as you control an army of raccoons battling the evil bears. Gamezebo’s Woodland Heroes strategy guide and walkthrough will provide you with a quick start guide, tips and tricks, hints and cheats to help you in the battles of the Woodland Heroes.

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