This post marks the start of a new feature in the Big Fish Games’ Blog. We’ve decided to periodically share Big Fish Games editorial content from around the web with our readers. We’ll be posting links here so you can see what others are saying about us. As you can imagine, we’re rapidly gearing up for next week’s release of the Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove Collector’s Edition, and it looks like many of the top gaming sites are getting excited about its arrival as well. Gamezebo describes MCF: Dire Grove as "the hotly anticipated sixth game in the Mystery Case Files hidden object / adventure series from Big Fish Games Studios," while Gaming Nexus says (of the Collector’s Edition), "Casual gamers are going to love this announcement."Read more
’Tis the season for Thanksgiving fun. Big Fish Games is proud to announce the latest holiday zone update for Faunasphere: Thanksgiving!
If you haven’t done so already take a moment to stop by Camp Gobblefield, our latest holiday zone! Participate in the Community Pie Baking Project, check out the latest autumn decorations for your Faunasphere and then hop over to the Mire Knoll Goal Station where you can learn about the "Crock" that can help you create Premium 6 smilie food!
As you make your way through the new zones, you’ll encounter wonderful Thanksgiving themed objects including pumpkins, hay bails, piping hot turkeys, falling leaves, and scarecrows! It’s all great fun you’re sure to enjoy and best of all, the update is free!
We’ve included some screenshots to give you a feel for what the update has in store (the Hoofer is hiding in one of the screenshots...can you find him?). Head over to Faunasphere today and enjoy the seasonal fun.Read more
Many people’s first thoughts when they hear about video games is to think about kids. As most of our fans know, this is far from the case! While there are plenty designers who focus on making games for kids, the Big Fish Babes are a clear illustration of how adults can get in on the …Read more
Reach New Heights with Big Fish Games! Our partner developers know Big Fish Games can take their games to new heights, but now we’re offering all of our partners the chance to reach new heights themselves – literally. We’re talking 14,411 feet, to be exact. Starting this October, any developer who launches their game on …Read more
On August 18, 2009, the Big Fish Game Community will become Big Sea Games. Bigger and better than ever, Big Sea Games will feature many of your favorite games, redone with larger graphics and new challenges as well as a host of other features. It is the same community you know and love, but with more features and more fun. Big Sea Games will launch with many of your favorite Game Community titles including Unwell Mel, Fairway Solitaire and L.O.B.E. If you have played on the Big Fish Game Community, never fear - your tokens and game progress will be making the move to Big Sea Games.Read more
Did you know Big Fish Games is on Facebook? Join us for weekly prommotions, daily discussions, and early announcements. Our Facebook community is rapidly growing and offers a great social experience with other Big Fish Games fans. Meet new people and make new friends who also love playing games. Visit the Big Fish Games Facebook page and join the fun! As an example of what you are missing, we've recently started running contests where you can win free games for your PC, your Mac, or your iPhone (and iPod touch, or course). We're also loving the informal daily discussions our fans are participating in. We love chatting so head over to Facebook and join in the fun!Read more
We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of Grubby Games into our Vancouver, BC Studio. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Grubby Games, they have made several very successful and award winning games including Professor Fizzwizzle, FizzBall, IncrediBots, and My Tribe. Patrick Wiley, VP of Big Fish Games Studios had this to say, "Grubby Games’ talents will help differentiate our Vancouver team as well as Big Fish Studios as a whole. On top of this, I am pleased to announce that Grubby Games Co-founder, Ryan Clark, will be heading up our Vancouver office."Read more
We are proud to announce the release of the new and improved Big Fish Games Toolbar for Internet Explorer and Firefox web browsers! The Toolbar offers instant access to all of the most popular Big Fish Games locations including Game Downloads, Online Games, The Forums, The Big Fish Games Blog (of course!), and Help. You can also now search from anywhere on the internet thanks to the Toolbar’s integrated Search function, powered by Yahoo! There’s no need to navigate to a search engine any more. With the Toolbar, you’re already there!Read more
Big Fish Games was featured in the latest Seattle Business Monthly magazine. The article highlights "companies thriving in a down economy" in and around Seattle. CEO, Jeremy Lewis was featured on the cover and was interviewed for the piece. One interesting part of the interview came when Jeremy was asked who he is currently looking to for advice in this down economy. Warren Buffett? Bill Gates? Jack Welch? Find out how Big Fish Games' CEO extracts business guidance from the world's first leader in casual entertainment by reading the article at Seattle Business Monthly. You'll also get the chance to read about several other successful Washington companies who are finding innovative ways to deal with current economic challenges.Read more
Speaking with enthusiasm and candor, Felix the Fish addressed the Patent and Trademark Organization in Washington, DC yesterday. Dubbed, "The Ambassador of Fun", Felix introduced government officials to casual games as a way of helping reduce the overall stress level in Washington. "Given the fragile state of our economy and the inherent stress it brings to Washington, we felt it was our duty to offer elected officials a way to let off some steam. What better way to forget about your day-to-day problems than with an hour of free game play?"Read more
On Thursday, April 9th, we announced the opening of our new European Headquarters in Cork, Ireland. The new office will focus on multilingual game testing, customer support, and product localization. The creation of 100 new jobs is anticipated over the next three years. New job seekers will be required to have excellent customer communication skills, particularly in French, German and Spanish as localized games are offered for all three language speakers. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Mary Coughlan said the decision by the company to establish its headquarters in Ireland was a major coup and would lend a positive slant to the IDA’s continuing efforts to attract investment into the country. She was stateside Thursday, April 16th visiting Big Fish Games' Seattle office during the morning hours.Read more
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