A Free Game Every Day in April on Twitter

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 31, 2009
A Free Game Every Day in April on Twitter

Beginning April 1st, Big Fish Games will be giving away one (1) free game coupon code every day on the Big Fish Games Twitter page. The coupon code will give one lucky fan a 100% discount on a game of their choice! Each new coupon code will be posted at a random time every day in April. The first person to take the coupon code to Big Fish Games and apply it to a game of their choice will get the discount.Read more

Announcing Faunasphere!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 19, 2009

Announcing Faunasphere, a browser-based massively multiplayer social game where players adopt lovable and quirky creatures called Fauna and collaborate to create and explore shared virtual worlds. Faunasphere has been in development for nearly two years and we are all excited to see it enter the last leg of development. Faunasphere was started by a company named Thinglefin who Big Fish Games acquired in 2008. Thinglefin was founded by Toby Ragaini, the designer of Asheron's Call and The Matrix Online, along with Jeremy Friesen, and Ryan O'Rourke.Read more

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 17, 2009

Just a quick note to wish all our fans a happy and safe St. Patrick's Day! See if you have what it takes to find the leprechaun and unlock the mysterious Chest of Wisdom in Riddle O'Day. This game is free to play in our Game Community and offers a new riddle every day.Read more

The Luck of the Ire-Fish!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 16, 2009

On Sunday, March 15th, a group of Big Fish Games employees got together in Seattle to run in the 25th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dash and boy, was it cold! Snow is pretty uncommon in Seattle, but this winter has been quite an exception. It's hard to believe we're still seeing flurries in March. It definitely made for a unique running experience and who doesn't like that? The race went off without a hitch. We all warmed up nicely once we got moving and everyone finished with no problems.Read more

Big Fish Games (Spanish) Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 5, 2009

Big Fish Games en Español celebrates its first anniversary in March, 2008. The site has experienced a great deal of success in a very short period of time. Spanish speaking visitors from all over the world have found their way to the site to find our games featured in neutral Spanish. Site Manager, Andres Cubero, has watched over the development and growth of the site. He sat down with me to talk about the challenges and opportunities he faced during the first year and what we can expect for Big Fish Games en Español during year two.Read more

Vancouver Team Releases Unwell Mel for Download

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 20, 2009

Today we're excited to announce the first game release from our new development team in Vancouver, BC! Unwell Mel, a popular game found only in our Game Community, is now available for download. The new Vancouver team that is responsible for bringing you this new game - including artists and developers - allows us to more effectively expand our genre expertise without sacrificing our depth, quality and creativity.Read more

Felix Goes to Rome

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 19, 2009

Recently Rebecca Reynolds, aka Roodypooh2, an active Big Fish Games user (and up-and-coming Clownfish in the Big Fish Games Forums!), took a trip to Rome for some amazing site seeing. Big Fish Games' very own Felix was lucky enough to make the trip. Here in Seattle, we're all quite jealous... Rebecca and Felix were able to visit the amazing sites throughout Rome with Rebecca snapping pictures all the while. We hope you enjoy this amazing collection of photos that let the Big Fish Games' community take a peak at what must have been an amazing trip.Read more

The Real Return to Ravenhearst Case File

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 13, 2009

Prior to the release of Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst, a press kit was created to help promote the game. This kit was delivered in an official Mystery Case Files satchel and included a version of the real case file featured in the game. This case file was created to give those who had the opportunity to read it a unique glimpse inside the return visit to Ravenhearst Manor. The content of the case file helps lay the framework for the game as it briefly mentions the events leading up to the return to Ravenhearst Manor. Readers are taken back to Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst and Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate to help set the stage for the next chapter in the Mystery Case Files series.Read more

Virtual Villagers: A New Home Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 4, 2009

Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Virtual Villagers: A New Home for the iPhone and iPod touch. These poor villagers washed up on shore after surviving a horrific volcanic eruption. It’s up to you to guide them in learning how to survive in this real-time simulation game. Islanders learn by doing, but you might have to keep an eye on them to make sure they don’t give up too easily. They need to become farmers, builders, scientists, parents and more in order to thrive on this new island. You are the leader and the only one who can help the villagers build a proud new home. How will you lead your tribe?Read more

Seattle’s Big Fish Getting Bigger – King5 News Reports

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 4, 2009

Last night, Glenn Farley of King5 News, Seattle reported on the continuing growth of Big Fish Games in the face of the global economic slowdown. Highlighting total downloads for 2008 (400 million) and growth of 70 percent for the year, Farley showcases the Big Fish culture and gives viewers an inside look at our Seattle office. CEO Jeremy Lewis sat down with Farley and weighed in on our continued success.Read more

Big Fish Games in The Wall Street Journal

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 3, 2009

On Thursday, January 29th, Nick Wingfield of the Wall Street Journal visited our Seattle office to do research for an article titled, "Out of Office: Job Loss in the Age of Blogs and Twitter". The article, which appears in today's Wall Street Journal, discusses how the internet is acting as a social anesthetic for Americans "grappling with layoffs and grim economic news".Read more

Big Fish Games in Times Square

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 30, 2009

The recent Big Fish Games / Harlequin partnership announcement has made its way to New York City! The licensing agreement was featured on the Reuters Sign in Times Square. The 7,400 square foot digital billboard captured the headline, "Harlequin and Big Fish Games Announce Licensing Agreement" while the smaller photo board featured the Big Fish Games logo.Read more