Rift v1.3 Patch Analysis (GameSpy)

Harold Camping should be playing Rift if he wants some idea of what the Rapture might feel like. For me, that feeling came not long after I finished downloading patch 1.3 and logged out of my server’s deserted and dreary Guardian capital for the last time on Tuesday. I said no goodbyes, and I didn’t…

Shadow Fight Review (Gamezebo)

Accuse me of hyperbole if you wish, but I haven’t been so surprised by a fighting game since I first played Street Fighter II on the SNES back in 1992. That’s not because Nekki’s Shadow Fight is particularly revolutionary (most of its charm springs from its successful mimicry of other fighters), but because it’s the…

World of Warcraft: Beyond Pornshire (GameSpy)

I suspect that the village of Goldshire on the U.S.-based Moon Guard server will maintain its raunchy reputation down to the very death of World of Warcraft. Headline-grabbing raiding guilds have come and gone, entire cities such as Shattrath and Dalaran have boomed and fallen, but through it all the hamlet’s Lion’s Pride Inn has…

HotShot Review (Gamezebo)

Peggle is now on Facebook, although chances are that you haven’t seen it advertised during your daily bouts with Bejeweled Blitz and Zuma Blitz. Here, it’s known as HotShot to its rapidly growing legions of fans, and it was created by a small studio that has nothing to do with PopCap or its wildly popular…