The Role of Games for Language Learners

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 23, 2010

If you’ve ever tried to learn a new language, you’re well aware of the need to practice, practice, practice! It’s one thing to memorize the lexicon of a new language. It’s another thing entirely to fluidly speak, read, and think in your non-native language. There are plenty of mediums people can use to practice a …Read more

Megaplex Madness: Now Playing Features Game Center

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 21, 2010

We’re happy to announce the addition of Megaplex Madness: Now Playing for the iPhone to Game Center! Now you can challenge for the top of the leaderboard and try your hand at any of the 36 achievements featured in the game. If you’re unfamiliar with Game Center, it represents Apple’s latest move into the social …Read more

Megaplex Madness: Now Playing Available for iPhone and iPod

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 9, 2010

We are happy to announce the release of Megaplex Madness: Now Playing for iPhone and iPod touch. Restore the historic Bowmont Theater as the first act of your mad dash to bring cinematic excitement back to Movieville! Purchase ailing theaters all over town and return them to their former glory. Keep customers happy with quick …Read more

Who Created Drawn: Dark Flight? Meet the Team!

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 2, 2010
Who Created Drawn: Dark Flight? Meet the Team!

Today we are pleased to welcome Brian Thompson as our guest blogger. Brian is the Art Director for the Drawn game series. Brian was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to tell us about the people behind the development of Drawn: Dark Flight. Take it away, Brian! Thanks, Felix! We’re extremely …Read more

Drawn: Dark Flight Collector’s Edition Now Available

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 1, 2010

Drawn: Dark Flight Collector’s Edition is now available! Iris may have escaped from the Tower but she’s still in need of your help! It is up to you, brave adventurer, to explore the Kingdom of Stonebriar and solve the mysteries of the shadows that prowl its streets. Iris has left a trail of colorful paintings …Read more

Drawn Fan Page Now on Facebook

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 28, 2010

Now you can follow the development of all Drawn games on your favorite social media channel (ok, that’s an assumption, but we suspect it’s correct in most cases…). Announcing the new Drawn Fan Page on Facebook! Stay up to date on the latest developments in this amazing new game franchise. See concept art, trailers, and …Read more

Drawn: Dark Flight Release Date Announced

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 25, 2010

We are happy to announce the release date of Drawn: Dark Flight, the highly anticipated sequel to Drawn: The Painted Tower. The Collector’s Edition of Drawn: Dark Flight will hit the market August 31, 2010. Many well known gaming sites have either seen artwork from the game or have played the beta version. Here is …Read more

Bejeweled 2 Strategy Guide

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 16, 2010
Bejeweled 2 Strategy Guide

If you’ve ever played Bejeweled 2, you know what an addicting game it can be. You probably also know how frustrating of a game it can be – especially if you are playing the Arcade mode that features limited time. We’ve put together a Strategy Guide for Bejeweled 2 that can help you discover ways …Read more

Mystery Case Files Novels Hit the Market

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 3, 2010

"A cozy English seaside town built on secrets and smugglers, Blackpool is a haven for tourists and home to generations of locals who like their privacy. American Molly Graham and her British husband, Michael, are considered outsiders, but feel irresistibly drawn to this town...and its darker curiosities. Because Blackpool harbors dangerous mysteries. And murder is just the beginning..." Big Fish Games is proud to announce the release of the first Mystery Case Files novel from eHarlequin. The first in the four novel mini-series, Stolen begins a suspense filled journey to the heart of Black Pool... "A shattering scream outside the old theater leads to the victim, a woman whose past in Blackpool is linked to a seventy-year-old train wreck, a lost child and a cache of valuable paintings smuggled out of London during World War II. After a number of frustrating missteps, can Molly and Michael discover the killer in their midst? In Blackpool they know secrets run deep. And some want them hidden forever-at any cost."Read more

Plants vs Zombies Game of the Year Edition Features New Content

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 29, 2010

For those of you who are fans of Plants vs Zombies, the Game of the Year Edition is now available. In the GOTY version of the game, you won’t find anything new regarding the never-ending struggle against the oncoming zombie army. However, to make things more fun, new achievements such as "Explodonator" and "No Fungus Among Us" have been added to extend the replayability and give players something new to shoot for. The biggest addition to the game, is the Zombatar zombie maker application. This application lets you customize your zombie to whatever look you want and save it to your desktop. Lots of fun for creating new avatars for your Facebook or email accounts - particularly around Halloween.Read more

Big Fish Games Announces Partnership with Woman’s Day

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2010

We’re happy and excited to announce a new partnership with Woman’s Day! Woman’s Day, the fourth-largest magazine in America, provides its audience of 24 million women with unique and exclusive entertainment, and this new collaboration expands that service. "The breadth of our catalog offers Woman’s Day readers and website visitors with a wide range of entertainment," said Lewis. "Casual games are a great fit for Woman’s Day readers, who enjoy learning about ways to live well every day. Our games offer them relaxing, mentally stimulating enjoyment, and the convenience of playing whenever there’s a break in the day."Read more

Big Fish Games Celebrates One Billion Downloads

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 19, 2010

We're happy to announce the distribution of more than one billion casual games – an industry first. "This milestone underscores the strength of our franchise and the growing demand for high-quality games from our Studios and valued developer partners," said Jeremy Lewis, president and chief executive officer of Big Fish Games. "We look forward to expanding our reach and driving the overall growth of this $2.75 billion casual games market (according to a 2009 Casual Games Association study) by doubling our number of foreign-language sites, introducing our content on new platforms, and adding new distribution channels."Read more