Empires & Allies Review: Revisionist History

What’s in a name? For Zynga, enough perceived value that it wanted to call its new, free-to-play strategy game Empires & Allies even though it’s something more akin to a mobile version of Command & Conquer than their Facebook hit from a bygone era of four whole years ago. The moniker might be the same,…

League of Angels: Fire Raiders Review

Demons and Scantily-clad Angels The Demon King and his army are on the march, invading your lands, and corrupting your citizens. Your first attack goes poorly, but even though you are defeated and your heroes captured, there is still hope. Your only hope is to summon a host of scantily clad women and ridiculous-looking men…

Frozen Synapse: Prime Review

I was recently tasked by our dear editor to review Frozen Synapse, a strategy game I was quite fond of (as was its original reviewer, Travis Fahs in his excellent write-up). While basking in the afterglow of another article finished (afterglow in this instance meaning cheap beer, and lots of it) I was gently reminded…

Tiny Guardians Review: Tower Defense Reinvented

Tiny Guardians takes an over-saturated genre, flips it on its head, and gives us a fun and engaging experience that I’m not ashamed to say I’d rather be playing right now than typing up this review. The key ingredient in Tiny Guardians is the game’s inverted tower defense mechanics, and boy are they a lot…

Titans Review

Not an entirely titanic failure Do you know what isn’t it fun? Slogging through days of gameplay before spotting even a glimmer of engaging content. It’s why I abandon most MMO’s within a week: I just have better things to do (and play) than the endless farming, grinding, and repetitive, lackluster combat that’s required to…