Best iPhone Games of 2012

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 22, 2012
Best iPhone Games of 2012

The world didn’t end on December 21, 2012, and that means that you still have a chance to pick up some great video games. If you’re still saving up to prepare for the apocalypse, then you also need something affordable. Here’s a list of the best iPhone Games in 2012 to help you find quality …Read more

An Interactive History of Cloud Gaming

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 18, 2012
An Interactive History of Cloud Gaming

Want to learn about about the history of cloud gaming? From flight simulators and role-playing games to mobile devices & smart TVs, see how cloud gaming has evolved over the years. Will streaming games change how we play and is it here to stay? Click on the image below to see the interactive infographic!!Read more

Big Fish Has a New Look!

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 13, 2012
Big Fish Has a New Look!

Today, Big Fish is proud to announce that our homepage has a brand new look! If you visited the Big Fish website today, you may have noticed that we have a new homepage. Big Fish is now much more than a PC/Mac game company.  This new homepage helps our visitors discover all our offerings and find …Read more

Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 12, 2012
Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Are you a fan of epic video game soundtracks? To some gamers, the music in the game is just as captivating as the gameplay and plot. While a video game's soundtrack can add to immersion (ever play a great Mystery game with spooky music?), there has been a growing number of ways to experience the music on its own.Read more

Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 6, 2012
Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

To celebrate the release of Phantasmat: Crucible Peak, I sat down with lead designer Vladimir Kozik about how the series got it's start! We all have a lot of chores to get done this holiday season, but don't forget to set aside some "me time" so you can try Phantasmat: Crucible Peak!Read more

How to Improve Your Eyesight by Playing Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 3, 2012
How to Improve Your Eyesight by Playing Games

Have you ever been told that sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyesight? That advice is actually outdated now that television technology has advanced enough to include proper shielding between radiation and your eyes. These days, planting your face directly in front of the TV or computer doesn't hurt your vision, and if there’s a fun Mystery game on the tube, it might even get you to see in 20/20!’Read more

NASA Uses Video Games to Explore Space

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 27, 2012
NASA Uses Video Games to Explore Space

Just imagine what the scene must look like over at NASA - a team of researchers focused on satellite and telescope images, as well as a lot more calculus than anyone ever wants to see. Oh, and video games.Read more

Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 15, 2012
Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

As the launch of Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake draws near, I was able to sit down with our very own Big Fish Studios development team last week to interview them about the inspiration behind the immensely popular Mystery Case Files game series. Director Kale Stutzman and developers Garth Bonikowski  & Ben Schofield were kind enough to answer …Read more

Series Spotlight: Haunted Legends

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 15, 2012
Series Spotlight: Haunted Legends

In today’s Series Spotlight, I spoke with ERS Game Studios about how they came up with the Haunted Legends game series. After checking out the interview, we recommend you celebrate “Novemberfest” with the newest addition to the series – Haunted Legends: The Undertaker! How did you come up with the Haunted Legends game series? The inspiration for the …Read more

Women in Gaming: Felicia Day

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 12, 2012
Women in Gaming: Felicia Day

One of the interesting things about the growing popularity of video games is that they have inspired projects on separate media platforms. And we're not just talking about rare Mario collectibles - video games have also been making their way into television and popular web videos.Read more

Plunder! Now Available for iPhone and iPad!

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 7, 2012

We are happy to announce the release of Plunder! for iPhone and iPad. What’s more…Plunder is currently FREE to try! Head over and get it before we make ye walk the plank! Yarrrr… The pirate arcade action game is back and better than ever with more mines, more peg-legs, and more Plunder! Also make sure to …Read more

Developer Focus: Orneon

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 7, 2012
Developer Focus: Orneon

For this week’s Developer Focus, we spoke with Sergey Bigas, Game Producer at Orneon to learn a little more about what makes them tick and how they make such great games time and time again. Orneon is the studio responsible for fantastic games series like The Agency of Anomalies, Echoes of the Past & Secrets of the Dark! Please …Read more