How the Microsoft HoloLens Will Become the Future of Personal Computing

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 29, 2015
How the Microsoft HoloLens Will Become the Future of Personal Computing

Microsoft announced its heavyweight contender in the wearable technology market: the HoloLens. And despite the proof of concept, it’s creating a lot of skepticism in its wake. The Rise (and fall) of Wearable Technology Wearable technology has been getting a considerable amount of press in the last few years after the announcement, availability, and demise …Read more

Gummy Drop! Boost Giveaway Winners!

Posted by Darcie King on January 28, 2015
Gummy Drop! Boost Giveaway Winners!

Gummy Drop! Boost Giveaway Winners Congratulations to the winners of our Boost Giveaway on Gummy Drop! Facebook page! To see if you’ve won the prize of 3 Lightning Strikes, 3 Combos, and 3 Winds-of-Change, look for your name below! If you’re a winner, please send us a Private Message on the Gummy Drop! Facebook: http://bigfi.sh/1wbQsPr …Read more

What CES 2015 Revealed About the Future of Gaming

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 26, 2015
What CES 2015 Revealed About the Future of Gaming

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an annual electronics industry trade show held in Las Vegas. Thousands converge to test and report on the latest gadgetry. A bellwether for the pace of technological innovation, CES attendees are hungry to see what’s hot and new. A busy CES show floor.CES is not exactly a hotbed for …Read more

Are Video Games Too Long?

Posted by Krista Lofgren on January 22, 2015
Are Video Games Too Long?

In the most recent PBS Game/Show video, host Jamin Warren tackled the question of whether video games are too long (with some games taking over 50 – 100 hours to complete). Jamin concludes that some long games are fine, but that we should limit the amount of epic length games that are released and come …Read more

3 Games Like Gardenscape

Posted by Carlos Rodela on January 17, 2015
3 Games Like Gardenscape

Gardenscapes is a fun game where you play hidden object scenes to collect money that you can use to upgrade your garden. I really liked this game with its smooth art and it brought me enough of a challenge to the hidden object genre, by introducing people looking for specific objects. It clearly made it …Read more

Facebook Slots Games: The Thrill of Vegas at Your Fingertips

Posted by Taylor Stein on January 15, 2015
Facebook Slots Games: The Thrill of Vegas at Your Fingertips

If over 40 billion Las Vegas tourists and $10 billion in yearly gaming revenue is a testament to the mass appeal of gambling, it’s no wonder Facebook casino games have become so popular. In fact, social casino games are expected to generate $2.4 billion in revenue by 2015. We’re witnessing a major redistribution in the …Read more

2015 New Video Games that will Blow Your Mind

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2015
2015 New Video Games that will Blow Your Mind

Tracy Fullerton of USC Interactive Media & Games said it well: “The next step in the evolution of games is not newness and it’s not surprise, it’s depth.” 2015 is going to be full of new surprises in the gaming industry, but what will characterize it is the richness of external worlds and the depth …Read more

3 iPhone Slots Games You Need to Try

Posted by Taylor Stein on January 12, 2015
3 iPhone Slots Games You Need to Try

NOTE: Written by Duncan Gumaer   There are hundreds of slots games on the iPhone, but only a small handful of them can actually deliver on the excitement of winning a big payout. It’s not easy to capture the excitement and energy of playing live slots in Vegas, but at least three developers have managed …Read more

Dreaming of the Perfect Role Playing Game

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 3, 2015
Dreaming of the Perfect Role Playing Game

After spending a bit of time playing World of Warcraft together a few years back, colleague Gordon Calleja and I had a discussion by phone about how we felt about it. We were impressed with the technological achievement and visual style, certainly, but we were perplexed as to why we weren’t getting that spark, that …Read more

Gummy Drop! Launches On Android

Posted by Jessica Sachs on December 18, 2014
Gummy Drop! Launches On Android

Gummy Drop! is now available for Kindle Fire and Android devices! Now all mobile players can enjoy Gummy Drop and rebuild a world gone gummy! Gummy Drop is a globe-hopping adventure that combines the casual fun of Match-3 with the strategy of resource management. The game offers players more than just the match 3 puzzle …Read more

Gummy Drop! – Fun Facts About San Francisco

Posted by Carlos Rodela on December 17, 2014
Gummy Drop! – Fun Facts About San Francisco

Gummy By The Bay In ‘Gummy By The Bay’ Carlos and Jessica visit different locations on the Gummy Drop! map, and give you some fun facts for each of them. Also, they cheers gummies at the end of each segment. Y’know .. just cause. Sutro Baths The Sutro Baths were a large, privately owned swimming pool …Read more

Love in the Virtual Worlds

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 13, 2014
Love in the Virtual Worlds

If you’ve ever read the Everquest or World of Warcraft Widows mailing lists (a bit of a guilty pleasure), you’d think that the road to nowhere good (really fast) has an online role-playing game at every bend:  players leaving otherwise satisfying real life relationships to selfishly seek their romantic pleasure online.  It all starts innocently …Read more