Video Game Consoles Aren’t Dying (with the help of mobile games)

Video Game Consoles Aren’t Dying (with the help of mobile games)

We’ve been hearing about it for years: mobile games will kill the console. The indie game revolution is bringing more variety to mobile. It’s easier …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 25, 2015
Can Toys to Life Revive Console Gaming?

Can Toys to Life Revive Console Gaming?

It’s an exciting time to be both a gamer and a game developer. The fierce competition for eyeballs and thumbs in a growing digital gaming …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 9, 2015
Where to Find Video Games in Hawaii: Maui

Where to Find Video Games in Hawaii: Maui

Maui is known for its outdoor vacation escapes and less as a video game destination. But let’s face it: we can only spend so many …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 19, 2015
Why I’m Burned Out on Mortal Kombat Fatalities

Why I’m Burned Out on Mortal Kombat Fatalities

Video game kids of the 1990s are reviving their memories of late-night gore such as spine ripping, spontaneous combustion, and giant overhead bats decapitating their …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 20, 2015
How to Build a Webcomic Universe: Interview with Artist Purple Kecleon

How to Build a Webcomic Universe: Interview with Artist Purple Kecleon

Creating a weekly webcomic around a unique story is dedication. Developing and supporting a fan-driven universe around said webcomic? That is passion. Melanie Herring (“Purple …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 6, 2015
3 Tools to Make You A Happier and Healthier Gamer

3 Tools to Make You A Happier and Healthier Gamer

Here on the BFG Blog we’ve been talking about how games themselves can be healthy for the mind and body. For example, a game that …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 27, 2015
Learn Better, Faster, and Stronger By Playing Video Games

Learn Better, Faster, and Stronger By Playing Video Games

The amount of time we spend playing video games every day is on the rise: between 2008 and 2013, our daily game consumption increased 28% …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 9, 2015
How the Microsoft HoloLens Will Become the Future of Personal Computing

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 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 29, 2015
What CES 2015 Revealed About the Future of Gaming

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 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 26, 2015
2015 New Video Games that will Blow Your Mind

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 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2015
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Video Game Deals 2014

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Video Game Deals 2014

Gird your loins: the Black Friday deals are here! Stay inside this weekend and shop from the comfort of your home instead of fighting the …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on November 26, 2014
5 Sneaky Tricks to Get the Blind Box Mystery Mini Toy You Want

5 Sneaky Tricks to Get the Blind Box Mystery Mini Toy You Want

Blind box toys are small figurines wrapped inside uniform packaging to keep their identities secret until they are opened. These little toys are often pop …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on November 18, 2014