Big Fish Games Celebrates One Billion Downloads

Big Fish Games Celebrates One Billion Downloads

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."

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 19, 2010
Big Fish Games Reaches Top of Mt. Rainier!

Big Fish Games Reaches Top of Mt. Rainier!

A big congratulations to Alexey Tugaenko of Top Evidence Studio, Ed Viesturs, Mike Uchal, and Felix T Fish on their summit of Mt. Rainier! Alexey was the winner of our Climb Mt. Rainier contest. Alexey is the developer responsible for Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors. In this wildly popular Hidden Object game, players must help Stan Riddle escape the clutches of the devious Lord of Mirrors. Ed and Mike acted as Alexey and Felix's guides during their journey to the top of the highest point in Washington state. Ed is one of only 17 people in the world ever to summit all 14 mountains on earth above 8000m (26,247 ft). Both Ed and Mike act as guides for RMI Expeditions.

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 17, 2010
Big City Adventure: San Francisco Available for iPhone, iPod and iPad

Big City Adventure: San Francisco Available for iPhone, iPod and iPad

We are happy to announce the release of Big City Adventure: San Francisco for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. In what amounts to an iPhone first, players can take advantage of Z2Live's peer-to-peer multiplayer with voice chat. Play a hidden object scavenger hunt against a friend using Wi-Fi, 3G, and even EDGE technology. Enjoy fully supported real-time voice chat while you play. "Big City Adventure: San Francisco turns mobile gaming into a social experience using iPhone and iPad's built-in networks - Wi-Fi, 3G and EDGE," said Patrick Wylie, vice president of Big Fish Games Studios, in a release. "Friends can chat while playing against each other from wherever they are in the world." Join the Big City Adventure treasure hunt as you travel to San Francisco in search of thousands of cleverly hidden items. Travel to San Francisco's most famous locations as you discover 60 fascinating and obscure historical facts. Earn 60 cool mementos from the 20 amazing locations you'll visit.

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 8, 2010
Big City Adventure: San Francisco Available for iPhone, iPod, iPad

Big City Adventure: San Francisco Available for iPhone, iPod, iPad

We are happy to announce the release of Big City Adventure: San Francisco for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. In what amounts to an iPhone first, players can take advantage of Z2Live's peer-to-peer multiplayer with voice chat. Play a hidden object scavenger hunt against a friend using Wi-Fi, 3G, and even EDGE technology. Enjoy fully supported real-time voice chat while you play. "Big City Adventure: San Francisco turns mobile gaming into a social experience using iPhone and iPad's built-in networks - Wi-Fi, 3G and EDGE," said Patrick Wylie, vice president of Big Fish Games Studios, in a release. "Friends can chat while playing against each other from wherever they are in the world." Join the Big City Adventure treasure hunt as you travel to San Francisco in search of thousands of cleverly hidden items. Travel to San Francisco's most famous locations as you discover 60 fascinating and obscure historical facts. Earn 60 cool mementos from the 20 amazing locations you'll visit.

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 8, 2010
Jeremy Lewis – Entrepreneur of the Year!

Jeremy Lewis – Entrepreneur of the Year!

Congratulations to president and CEO Jeremy Lewis for being selected as the winner in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program for Pacific Northwest. This group of leading entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. "I am incredibly honored by this award and the recognition and acknowledgement of Big Fish Games as a category leader," said Lewis. "This award is a testament to the strength of our global franchise, our continued growth, and the entrepreneurial spirit that we continually promote in our values-driven, performance-based culture." This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Entrepreneurs are nominated and evaluated by those in each region, including local business, academic and community leaders.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 29, 2010
Into the Pixel 2010 Features Big Fish Games’ Studios Art

Into the Pixel 2010 Features Big Fish Games’ Studios Art

Into the Pixel 2010 results were released and we're very happy to have been included as winners in the final results. Grabbing 3 of the 18 awards handed out, Big Fish Games Studios tied with ArenaNet as winners of the most awards. We want to congratulate Hamzah Kasom Osman, David Stevenson, and Steve Firchow on this wonderful accomplishment. It's great to have your work recognized - even more so when it is recognized by your industry peers. If you are unfamiliar with Into the Pixel, it represents an exploration and celebration of the art of video games from around the world. Created in 2004 by The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association, Into The Pixel features a sampling of video game art, selected by a panel of industry recognized jurors from an open field of submissions. We've included all three winning pieces of game art below. Click on any to see the full size image.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 17, 2010
Jeremy Lewis – Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist!

Jeremy Lewis – Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist!

Congratulations to president and CEO Jeremy Lewis for being selected as a Finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program for …

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 28, 2010
Send Flowers for Mother’s Day and Get Free Pearls!

Send Flowers for Mother’s Day and Get Free Pearls!

Yikes! Did you realize Mother’s Day is just around the corner? That’s right…just five more days until Mom’s big day! Have you picked her up …

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 4, 2010
Announcing Catch of the Week

Announcing Catch of the Week

We’re very happy to announce a new deal for all Big Fish Games’ customers. Similar to the current Daily Deal, Catch of the Week features …

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 28, 2010
Collector’s Edition Games Available to All Customers

Collector’s Edition Games Available to All Customers

We’re happy to announce that Collector’s Edition games are now available to all Big Fish Games’ customers! No longer will you have to be a …

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 21, 2010
Announcing Treasure Quest on Facebook

Announcing Treasure Quest on Facebook

Big Fish Games is proud to announce the release of Treasure Quest on Facebook. Following on the heels of My Tribe and Faunasphere, Treasure Quest …

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 19, 2010
Big Fish Games Announces Ground Breaking 3D Gaming Technology

Big Fish Games Announces Ground Breaking 3D Gaming Technology

Big Fish Games is proud to announce the release of Hoggles, a remarkable breakthrough in 3D gaming technology that combines the latest in multi-dimensional physics …

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 31, 2010